Brian J. Silverstein's bio:

Dr. Brian Silverstein provides stimulating educational sessions and speeches for national conferences, board meetings, and senior management meetings. His expertise includes national healthcare trends, changing clinical practices, future care delivery models, medical technology innovation and adoption, and alignment of hospital and physician interests. He served previously as vice president and national thought leader for Sg2 Health Care Intelligence. In this capacity, he provided editorial direction for developing Sg2 intelligence, decision tools, education, and custom consulting services.

Dr. Silverstein has over 12 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Sg2, Dr. Silverstein worked as a management consultant at ZS Associates, a leading sales and marketing consulting firm for healthcare and pharmaceutical companies. He has consulted for managed care organizations and multinational Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and medical device companies. In addition to having extensive knowledge of the U.S. healthcare environment, he has also had the opportunity to consult internationally in industrialized and developing markets.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Silverstein held a variety of positions, including graduate research scholar, special project manager, and basic science investigator. His career in healthcare began in the early 1990s, when he trained as an EMT at Columbus Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Silverstein received his M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine with McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His undergraduate bachelor of business administration degree as valedictorian with highest distinction came from the Goizueta School of Business at Emory University, where he also completed a second major in biology, summa cum laude.

Disclosure: Bruce J. Silverstein is an employee of Sg2 and receives salary.

Brian J. Silverstein's posts:

Sick Care Today, Healthcare Tomorrow

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