The onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we see the healthcare system. It’s understandable to start to lose confidence in it. Especially in this day and age where social media and disinformation are prevalent, we forget its contributions, including the drugs and medicine that have helped us live better and longer lives.
In this episode, Ben Breier, equipped with years of experience in the healthcare sector, shares the latest developments in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. He gives us an insider perspective on telemedicine and how it can improve our relationship with healthcare. Ben also discusses his takes on making intentional disruptions, as well as leadership and collaboration as a veteran in the healthcare sector.
If you want to hear the ins and outs of the healthcare sector, then this episode is for you!
Benjamin Breier is the former CEO and Board of Directors member of Kindred Healthcare, where he served from March 2015 to December 2021. He is also a member of the Board for the Federation of American Hospitals, the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, and the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council.
Ben is the author of Intentional Disruption. He’s built on decades of experience at nearly every industry level and distilled what he’s learned into lessons that leaders — regardless of industry — can reference to make intentional disruptions by being prepared, intentional, and fearless.
[13:47] “Healthcare is a very, very complex industry. It is not easily understood by most who utilize it, by most who provide care in it, and by most who pay for that care.” - Click Here to Tweet This
[24:17] “Every time a consumer starts to think about a lack of trust in the healthcare system, I want them to think about what our physicians and our nurses and our therapists and our nurse aides.” - Click Here to Tweet This
[26:40] “I think that Americans should have confidence that we not only have a good health care system and an honest health care system but arguably the best in the world.” - Click Here to Tweet This
[55:16] “Life is not a straight line of progressions and we must remember that it's a series of successes and failures along the way.” - Click Here to Tweet This
[58:23] “I think that there are stages in life where we need to turn around, look at generations behind us and say, ‘Here's some things that I did,’ [or] ‘Here's some things I didn't do well.’” - Click Here to Tweet This
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