My mother worked so hard to turn me into a reader. She would be proud to know that I am writing about the value I place on reading. From a business perspective, I think reading is essential; from a personal perspective, reading helps to chill me out. For whatever reason, books make me happy! (That wasn’t the case when I was a kid.)
The bad news is that lately I have fallen behind in my reading. The stack of business and marketing books that I want to read is growing by the day. Hopefully this fall will be a good time for catching up on reading. I’ve heard of seasonal reading patterns although I’ve never tracked mine. It is likely that I do more pleasure reading (fiction) in the summer months and business reading in the fall and winter. Perhaps that’s just an excuse for failing to keep up over the last few months. In any event, the books are here, waiting to be read.
Feeling overwhelmed, I thought I’d share my reading list with you, along with links to each of the books on Amazon. Misery loves company.
I’d love to hear what you’re reading and finding to be of value! Please feel free to share by leaving a comment.
The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, MD
The Internet of Healthy Things, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
Hacking Healthcare: A Guide to Standards, Workflows, and Meaningful Use, Fred Trotter
Trauma Room Two, Philip Allen Green
The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, Robert Wachter
Results: The Future of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, RJ Lewis, Scott Weintraub, Brad Sitler, Joanne McHugh, and Roger Zan
Healthcare Disrupted: Next Generation Business Models and Strategies, Jeff Elton and Anne O’Riordan
The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less, Elizabeth H. Bradley
Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act will Improve our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust, Outrageously Expensive, Grossly Inefficient, Error Prone System, Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Healthcare Disrupted: Next Generation Business Models and Strategies, Jeff Elton
General Business Books:
Elon Musk: Tesla, Space X, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, Ashlee Vance
Power Score: Your Formula for Leadership Success, Geoff Smart, Randy Street and Alan Foster
I enjoyed “Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World” by Adam Grant
Thanks, Kate. That is one I will have to add to my list. Haven’t read it.