Jun 21, 2017
Scott Becker is
the former Chairman of Healthcare Law and has served on the board
at McGuire Woods Law Firm since 2008. He also serves as the
founder and publisher at Beckers Healthcare Review. He
graduated from Harvard Law School, where he studied with
President Obama. His career in healthcare has encouraged
leaders in healthcare to speak up and take their organizations and
patient outcomes to the next level.
Hot Topic that should healthcare leaders agenda:
Being patient care focused, how to do this better each year.
Being niche focused and customer centric.
Setbacks that you learned from: Not taking
roles that were exciting to me just to take the next step in
climbing the ladder. Do things that excite you and energize
Proudest leadership moments: When people that
worked with me in my law firm rose to the top and became a
partner. Helping others succeed "arrive" and grow into
leaders themselves. Be a level 6 leader.
An exciting project you're working on: Growing
the Becker's Healthcare Review Executive meeting to a new level
with the leadership of my partners, we're hosting the brightest
minds in healthcare. Creating something exciting and
interesting that entertains and teaches in a way that also improves
Scott's 101 Course to Outcomes Improvement
1. What is the best way to improve healthcare
Getting the right people together to solve focused clinical
2. What is the biggest mistake or pitfall to avoid?
Hiring the wrong people. Have the right people in
place that have ethics, drive, and motivation.
3. How do you stay relevant as an organization despite
Listen. Be open to feedback from your team and act on
it to make a difference.
Scott's Recommended Books
Good to Great - Jim Collins
Winning - Jack Welch
Zero to One - Peter Fields
Closing Thought: The great challenge is
to find things that excite you that will get you out of bed in a
purposeful way. Find them and that's how you'll stay in the
game without effort.
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