Becker's 10th Annual Meeting Speaker Series: 3 Questions with Les Jebson, Executive Director for Texas A&M Health Science Center

Les Jebson, MHA, serves as Executive Director for Texas A&M Health Science Center.

On April 4th, Les will speak at Becker's Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting. As part of an ongoing series, Becker's is talking to healthcare leaders who plan to speak at the conference, which will take place April 1-4, 2019 in Chicago.

To learn more about the conference and Les's session, click here.

Question:  What do innovators/entrepreneurs from outside healthcare need to better understand about hospital and health system leaders?

Les Jebson: That the services provided involve human life and human outcomes. Makes our industry fairly unique.

Q: Healthcare takes a lot of heat for not innovating quickly. What's your take on this?

LJ: I believe a balance must be struck between the rapid adoption of new technologies, interventions and therapies, balancing this with scientific rigor, safety and ensured quality.

Q: Can you share some praise with us about people you work with? What does greatness look like to you when it comes to your team?

LJ: My father instilled in me that the greatest teams are formed by surrounding oneself with individuals who are equally driven and of greater intellect. I feel such teams are synonymous with academic medicine.

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