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Learning the US healthcare system is no easy task.
We asked the nominees for Business Insider’s list of 30 leaders under 40 who are working to transform US healthcare for the books they’d recommend for people who want to disrupt healthcare.
Here are their top picks.
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Learning about the US healthcare system can be a daunting task.

From caregivers to health insurers, to drug companies, to patients, the $3.5 trillion healthcare system in the US is filled with players whose priorities can differ a lot from one to the other.

We asked the nominees for Business Insider’s list of 30 leaders under 40 who are working to transform US healthcare for book recommendations. In particular: What book would you suggest to anyone who wants to understand healthcare better so that they can try to change it?

The books they suggested range from memoirs to textbooks to deeply reported investigations. Here were their top picks.

Additional reporting by Clarrie Feinstein and Zachary Tracer.

“Understanding Health Policy” by Thomas Bodenheimer and Kevin Grumbach

Recommended by Sara Vaezy, 36, chief digital strategy officer for Providence St. Joseph Health.

Buy it here.

“The American Health Care Paradox” by Elizabeth H. Bradley and Lauren A. Taylor

Recommended by Dan Brillman, 35, CEO of Unite Us.

Buy it here.

“America’s Bitter Pill” by Steven Brill

Recommended by Toyin Ajayi, 38, chief health officer at Cityblock Health.

Buy it here.

“40 Chances” by Howard G. Buffett

Allison Baker, 29, director of nutrition at Kroger, recommends this book for those in healthcare, even though it has to do with agriculture.

“This book talks about how a farmer over the span of their career and most of their life will have 40 chances to grow a crop,” Baker said. In particular, the book gets into all the decisions that …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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