Commonwealth National Podcast

Walter Bortz: Next Medicine: The Revolution that Will Save American Health (12/8/09)

Walter Bortz, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Rife with inefficiency, injustice, corruption and rising costs, current medicine is exhibiting all the symptoms of a languishing patient, says Bortz. It may be time to put our medical system through major therapy. Simultaneously, a rigorous new science is teaching us that prevention truly is the best way to stay healthy. Together, we have the makings of a revolution in the way Americans do health. Bortz will show us the way.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on December 8, 2009.