He is a world influencer in digital healthcare, teaching medical professionals and students how to use disruptive technologies to make the patient-doctor dynamic more humane.
Known as the “Medical Futurist,” his popular blog on the latest medical technological developments has over 3 million readers.
He’s delivered presentations and courses at Yale, Stanford, and Harvard Universities as well as Singularity University, the World Health Organization, and multiple international events within the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
Featured in Forbes as the “Geek Who’s Changing the World,” Bertalan Mesko helps medical professionals and students leverage disruptive technologies so that they can better focus on providing first rate patient care and treatment. An internationally recognized leader in digital health, he frequently demonstrates that technology has the power to restore a much needed dose of humanity to the patient-doctor dynamic.
A medical doctor with a PhD in clinical genomics, Dr. Mesko designed his own profession of “medical futurist” to combine his medical training with his inner geek. Struck by the challenge of filtering correct and reliable medical advice online, he founded webicina.com in 2008, the first service to curate medical and social media resources free of charge for patients and medical professionals.
Dr. Mesko has given over 500 presentations, including courses at Yale, Stanford and Harvard University as well as the Futuremed course organized by the Singularity University at NASA. His “Medical Futurist” blog covers technological developments before they get to market along with the possibilities and ethical challenges they present. Dr. Mesko’s blog has over 3 million readers and he is one of LinkedIn’s top voices.
Dr. Mesko was featured by dozens of top publications, including CNN, the World Health Organization, National Geographic, Forbes, TIME magazine, BBC, and the New York Times.