Alan Greene of Scanadu shares a new way to measure health.
Chief Medical Officer, Scanadu
in conversation with STEVEN LEVY, Senior Writer, WIRED
Alan Greene is the chief medical officer of the Silicon Valley startup Scanadu. As a physician, Greene has long sought ways to help people better manage their own health. In 1995 he launched DrGreene.com, cited by the AMA as a pioneering physician website, and he is a founder and chairman of the Society for Participatory Medicine. The author of several popular parenting books, he has served as a pediatric expert and columnist for numerous web and print publications. He was named the Children’s Health Hero of the Internet by Intel and has been recognized as one of the Top Influencers in Healthcare IT by Advance for Health Information Executives.
Steven Levy has been covering the digital revolution for more than 25 years. Before joining WIRED in 2008, he was chief technology correspondent at Newsweek. He is the author of seven books, most recently the New York Times best seller In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives. Other books include Insanely Great, on the history of Apple's Macintosh computer, and Hackers, which was named the best tech book of the PC era by PC Magazine.