Scott Becker on the Need for Education and Connection in Healthcare Leadership

On this episode of The Scope we welcome Scott Becker. Scott is the founder and publisher of Becker’s Healthcare and Becker’s Hospital Review. He also produces the Becker Group Business News, the Becker Private Equity Podcast, and the Becker Business Podcast. Mr. Becker previously served on the McGuireWoods LLP Board of Partners and served for nearly 15 years as chairman of the firm’s Healthcare department which is an industry leader globally. He is a Harvard Law School graduate, a CPA and the author of four books.

We chat about the impact of the Becker’s platform on the industry, the influence and need for resources like this to educate the community and connect healthcare leaders throughout the country, the challenges the healthcare system faces today, and what its future looks like.

Highlights from our episode with Scott Becker include:

  1. Scott’s journey from prominent healthcare attorney to building the Becker’s educational platform and publication, as well as the motivation behind his career path.
  2. What we can expect in the future from Becker’s Healthcare.
  3. Scott’s insight into what healthcare looks like today and what he envisions down the road. He also shares what he sees as the industry’s biggest challenges and how he thinks they can be overcome.
  4. What we should all be prepared for as healthcare continues to evolve.
  5. Scott’s view on the role CMS/government and private payors play in improving the healthcare system.
  6. What physicians and patients should expect and look forward to or be concerned about when it comes to their needs and support.
  7. Scott’s thoughts on value-based care and what the term means to him.
  8. Who Scott sees as industry leaders and organizations helping to solve some of the most significant challenges as well as leading value-based care efforts.

To follow along with Scott Becker and what he’s doing at Becker’s Healthcare, follow him on LinkedIn.

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