Building Recession-Proof Healthcare Businesses: Wisdom from Gil Messer

We're about to embark on an enlightening journey with our guest, Gil Messer. As the Chief Operating Officer at the Dermatology Specialist, Gil's experiences in the healthcare industry are truly inspiring. From his early exposure to healthcare due to severe asthma, to his instrumental role in expanding CityMD from 20 to 120 locations, Gil's passion for improving access to quality healthcare is evident.

Throughout our conversation, we uncover the strategies Gil has implemented to navigate growth and analytics in healthcare. We discuss the importance of understanding all facets of the healthcare business, and how Gil has used robust analytics and data to guide site selection, focusing on density, insurance mix, and accessibility. Hear about how he has used his knowledge and expertise to maximize operational efficiency, and the lessons he's learned along the way.

We conclude our chat by discussing the economic aspects of healthcare. Gil shares his valuable insights into how to build a recession-proof business, and how to make it attractive to PE partners. We discuss the importance of having multiple sites, advanced technology, and a robust infrastructure not reliant on any one key person. We also delve into historical cycles and economic trends, providing invaluable advice for any healthcare professional or investor wishing to build a successful business from the ground up. Don't miss this fascinating conversation with our guest, Gil Messer.

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