“The medium is the message” was famously coined by the philosopher, Marshal McLuhan. The Think Medium team combines personalization of content for healthcare leaders with multiple mediums to create actionable and efficiently applied insights.
Dr. Gary Bisbee’s leadership positions have spanned Wall Street, academia, health policy, and entrepreneurial ventures in the leadership development, information technology and medical supplier industries. He is Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Think Medium, which personalizes insights for healthcare leaders through multiple digital mediums.
Gary is Co-Founder and formerly Chairman and CEO of The Health Management Academy which convenes executives of the largest health systems. He is published in healthcare policy, leadership and finance. His blog, Bisbee’s Brief, has been published weekly since 2011. He most recently co-authored, n=1: How the Uniqueness of Each Individual is Transforming Healthcare. His weekly podcast, Fireside Chat with Gary Bisbee, is found on Apple and other podcast platforms.
He holds an M.B.A. in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in chronic disease epidemiology from Yale University, where his dissertation was part of the development of DRGs. His undergraduate degree is from North Central College. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Cerner Corporation, U.S. Radiology Services, The Health Management Academy and Think Medium.
Dr. Sanjula Jain is a health services researcher and strategic advisor working with C-suite and senior leadership teams of healthcare organizations including Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and medical device companies, health systems, and venture-backed startups. She is passionate about leveraging data-driven insights to accelerate transformation across the health economy. She is Co-Founder of Think Medium, which personalizes insights for healthcare leaders, and on the Faculty of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the Division of Clinical Informatics.
Sanjula previously served as head of research and advisory for the Health Management Academy where she led market research services designed to inform strategy for executives of the nation’s largest integrated delivery systems and their industry partners, and the lead health economist for value acceleration programs within the Office of Quality and Risk at Emory Healthcare.
Her research, which is largely focused on delivery systems, has been published in prominent journals such as Health Affairs, JAMA, The American Journal of Managed Care, and The Journal of Healthcare Management. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from Rice University and a Ph.D. in Health Services Research & Health Policy, with a concentration in Economics, from Emory University.
Ms. Lan Nguyen has a 20 year career in advisory services focusing on human resources and organization development for non-profit and investor-owned companies. She is a Co-Founder of Think Medium, which personalizes insights for healthcare leaders through multiple digital mediums.
She spent nearly 10 years at the Sidwell Friends School developing a full range of human resources strategy and functions including payroll, benefits, recruitment, and training. At The Health Management Academy, she formed and led the human resources department of an early stage, fast growth, investor-owned company that tripled in revenue and employees over the five years she was an executive. Ms. Nguyen is an experienced consultant for non-profit organizations, including start-ups, spin-offs of independent companies from fiscal sponsors, and mature organizations.
She holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Maryland and her Bachelor’s degree is also from the University of Maryland in Business Law and Public Policy. She is a Senior HR Professional certified by the HR Certification Institute.
Ms. Ellie Bowen is a Marketing Communications Fellow at Think Medium. She is responsible for research, writing, and overarching marketing strategies. She uses her experience in copywriting to develop Think Mediums show notes, guest bio’s and weekly newsletters.
She is completing her bachelor’s degree in Global Studies, Environmental, and Sustainability track, at the University of Virginia, and is expected to graduate in May 2021. She was previously a 22nd Century Scholars Intern for the UVA Center For Politics and worked on a team that did research and editorial work for the newsletter The Crystal Ball, which was founded by UVA faculty member Larry Sabato. She has additional experience in marketing and editorial work through her job as Marketing Manager at Women in Motion Physical Therapy and her editorial internship at Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, which are both Charlottesville-based companies.
Mikaela Reid is a Production Intern at Think Medium, which personalizes insights for healthcare leaders through multiple digital mediums. She assists with production operations and content creation for current and upcoming programs. She utilizes her creativity through many mediums including audio, video, and graphic design.
She was the Public Relations Associate for GIWU Entertainment where she led marketing research and campaigns for artists. Ms. Reid was previously a Production Coordinator for First Look Media and Neighborhood Watch where she led filming production logistics. She is currently a senior at The City College of New York pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Music.
Holly Roberts is a marketing and communications professional with experience developing and promoting content for national and early-stage businesses. She is the Marketing and Communications Manager for Think Medium, which personalizes insights for healthcare leaders through multiple digital mediums.
Holly leads Think Medium’s strategic marketing and communications strategy, including all social media channels, email marketing, media monitoring, and brand identity. Prior to Think Medium, Holly developed marketing strategies for Written, LLC, the Department of Defense and Northrop Grumman. She was a digital reporter for WMBF News in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Holly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts with a Film and Video Studies Concentration from Washington and Jefferson College. She is a member of Lambda Pi Eta, Communications Honor Society. She lives in Southern Maryland with her husband and their daughter.
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