Why Industry Leaders in Healthcare IT Coauthor and Review Books

  1. How to think about who should serve as a book reviewer and why they do it, a critical aspect of book success. It is different in a few ways from traditional academic peer review. Explained below in 1–5
  2. How to explain to stakeholders not in the know, why industry insiders respect and amplify graduate level textbooks.
  3. In the past and where it still applies, academic publishers have sought out top Deans and department chairs to spearhead definitive texts; however if those don’t exist in your field and many different people tell you you’re the authority; then you’re the most qualified person to write the book. As described below, there are many company benefits that result so long as the books are commercially successful.
  4. We have 1–2 spots open for our next book and are taking applications click here due September 30, 2022.
  1. They do it as part of their regular obligation to their organization’s visibility
  2. Intended to be an honor whereas we seek out high performing role models as reviewers as a mechanism to spotlight them.
  3. Reviewer Benefits: Reviewers of our books receive an editor signed book copy, recognition within the front matter of the book, online on Amazon (if they meet deadline), online Routledge, Taylor & Francis (if they meet deadline); in online listings everywhere fine books are sold. Featured to an audience of 8100+ health system executives, engineers, healthcare IT & cybersecurity experts, investors, analysts, board members, and physicians.
  4. It’s fun and they do it for friendship and networking, not just to selfishly be recognized.
  5. The biggest industry leaders do it to amplify their impact
  1. Team onboarding and building; there is no educational or other “on-ramp” for software in medical technology
  2. Partner and ecosystem relationships and skills development
  3. Recognition, speaking, podcast, blog opportunities and job promotions for colleagues that boost careers and companies.
  4. Skill building for all, including the readers
  5. Developed or strengthened relationships for the whole ecosystem of coauthors, core team, reviewers, and advisors
  6. Unfortunately remittance is insignificant as explained here as graduate textbooks serve a similar, yet exponential purpose as academic papers. The only people who make real money from textbooks target undergraduate courses.
  1. Engineering
  2. Healthcare IT
  3. Medicine
  4. Cybersecurity
  5. There has to be exceptional management, leadership, and product marketing powering all of the above

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