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August 28, 2023
David Burda

How Healthcare Revolutionaries Think (Monthly Series)

This interview series profiles healthcare instigators who believe that outcomes matter, customers count and value rules. 4sight Health’s David Burda asks each healthcare leader 10 questions related to their work and what they are doing to innovate in the industry.

May 2024: Matthew Merek + Podcast

April 2024: Mark Engelen + Podcast

March 2024: Chris Johnson + Podcast

February 2024: Ramona Wallace + Podcast

November 2023: Alejandro Quiroga + Podcast

October 2023: Samir Goel + Podcast

September 2023: Marcus Whitney + Podcast

June 2023: Demi Radeva + Podcast

May 2023: Dr. Michael Pitt + Podcast

April 2023: Rebeckah Orton + Podcast

February 2023: Dan Trigub + Podcast

January 2023: Melina Davis + Podcast

December 2022: Bruce Brandes + Podcast

November 2022: Lena Chaihorsky

July 2022: David Nash, M.D.

June 2022: Esther Dyson

April 2022: Meghan Conroy

March 2022: Adrianne Nickerson

February 2022: David Snow

January 2022: Kristen Valdes

October 2021: Glen Tullman

September 2021: David Greenberg and Dave Jacobs

August 2021: Jeff Jones

July 2021: Scott Powder

June 2021: Robert Pearl, M.D.

May 2021: Kurt Waltenbaugh

April 2021: Jon Pearce

March 2021: Thompson Aderinkomi

February 2021: Gaurov Dayal, M.D.

About the Author

David Burda

David Burda began covering healthcare in 1983 and hasn’t stopped since. Dave writes this monthly column “Burda on Healthcare,” contributes weekly blog posts, manages our weekly newsletter 4sight Friday, and hosts our weekly Roundup podcast. Dave believes that healthcare is a business like any other business, and customers — patients — are king. If you do what’s right for patients, good business results will follow.

Dave’s personnel experiences with the healthcare system both as a patient and family caregiver have shaped his point of view. It’s also been shaped by covering the industry for 40 years as a reporter and editor. He worked at Modern Healthcare for 25 years, the last 11 as editor.

Prior to Modern Healthcare, he did stints at the American Medical Record Association (now AHIMA) and the American Hospital Association. After Modern Healthcare, he wrote a monthly column for Twin Cities Business explaining healthcare trends to a business audience, and he developed and executed content marketing plans for leading healthcare corporations as the editorial director for healthcare strategies at MSP Communications.

When he’s not reading and writing about healthcare, Dave spends his time riding the trails of DuPage County, IL, on his bike, tending his vegetable garden and daydreaming about being a lobster fisherman in Maine. He lives in Wheaton, IL, with his lovely wife of 40 years and his three children, none of whom want to be journalists or lobster fishermen.

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