Posted on
September 1, 2023

Dr. Jeremy Greene Keynote – Promise and Pitfalls of E-Medicine: Historical Perspective & Implications

In a keynote speech at the 2023 a2 National Symposium, Dr. Jeremy Greene, William H. Welch Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, delved into the complex relationship between electronic medicine and its broader implications for the commercialization of healthcare. He began by outlining the historical evolution of technology in medicine, emphasizing the importance of contextualizing new advancements within this history. Citing examples such as the telephone and radio, Dr. Greene illustrated how technology has continually shaped healthcare delivery and accessibility. The presentation concluded with an exploration of the role of artificial intelligence in healthcare, underscoring the need to carefully evaluate its potential advantages and drawbacks.

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