May 3, 2021
Wendy Benson and Beth Meyer
Ivy Slater, host of Her Success Story and her guests healthcare executive, occupational therapist and partner Wendy Benson and registered nurse and founder of 2x2 Health: Private Health Concierge talk about taking a concept and building not only a business but an industry that transforms healthcare.
In this episode, we discuss:
Wendy K. Benson is a healthcare executive, occupational therapist and partner at 2×2 Health: Private Health Concierge. She is co-author of the international best-seller The Confident Patient. Wendy views healthcare through a unique lens, combining both her executive leadership and clinical experiences running the day-to-day operations of multiple service lines at a residential neurological center, a level one inner city trauma hospital, and a tertiary care academic medical center. Wendy is a faculty member in the Department of Health Systems Management within the College of Health Sciences at Rush University where she teaches the Patient Experience Master’s Level Course and enjoys mentoring emerging healthcare leaders. She serves on the Admissions Committee and as a Faculty Advisor at Rush University. Wendy has been recognized as an expert in media including ABC7, WGN, Windy City Live, AARP Illinois, Becker’s Healthcare, and Maria Shriver’s ‘Sunday Paper.’ She has presented to Harvard Business School Club of New York, The Harvard Club of New York City and JP Morgan. She is a member of the Greater National Advocates, Greater Chicago Advocates and is a board member of The Woman’s Board of Rush University Medical Center and Friends of Blaine.
Elizabeth (Beth) A. Myers is a registered nurse and founder of 2×2 Health: Private Health Concierge. She is also co-author of the international best-seller The Confident Patient. Beth spent two decades in clinical, research and patient safety roles, including serving as the past president of nursing staff, and transplant clinical nurse manager. She also has worked as a nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit and as a transplant and bariatric nurse coordinator. Beth was recognized by Crain’s as one of the Top Women in Healthcare in Chicago. She has served as an expert for national and Chicago media, including Newsy, Modern Healthcare Magazine, Maria Shriver’s ‘Sunday Paper’, Healthcare Times, Chicago Health Magazine, WGN, WBBM-AM and Windy City Live. She has presented to The Harvard Business School Club of New York, The Harvard Club of New York City, JP Morgan and the Illinois Ambulatory Nurse Practice Consortium. Beth is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Greater Chicago Advocates and the Greater National Advocates, and serves as a board member for The Woman’s Board of Rush University Medical Center.