As we approach the upcoming holiday season, we wanted to share a list of book recommendations from all of our guests on The Value-Based Healthcare Podcast. Reveleer's CEO, Jay Ackerman has included some of his favorites as well. 


  1. Time, Talent, Energy: Overcome Organizational Drag and Unleash Your Team’s Productive Power by Eric Garton and Michael C. Mankins

  2. Myth of the Garage And Other Minor Surprises by Dan and Chip Heath 

  3. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  4. Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands by Gavan Daws 

  5. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko

  6. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki

  7. India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking by Anand Giridharadas

  8. Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande

  9. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

  10. Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care by Dr. Marty Makary

  11. The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch

  12. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West: Meriwether Lewis Thomas Jefferson and the Opening by Stephen E. Ambrose

  13. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup  by John Carreyrou

  14. Facing Overweight and Obesity: A Complete Guide for Children and Adults by Fatima Cody Stanford MD

  15. Can't Hurt Me : Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins

  16. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bordain

  17. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

  18. Beartown: A Novel by Fredrik Backman

  19. Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow by Elizabeth Lesser

  20. The Road to Character by David Brooks

  21. White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAngelo

  22. When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink

  23. Hardwiring Excellence: Purpose, Worthwhile Work, Making a Difference by Quint Studer

  24. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

  25. The Story of the Malakand Field Force by Winston Churchill


Jay's recommendations: 

  1. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz

  2. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters

  3. The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir by Roman Dial

About The Author

Reveleer is a healthcare software and services company that empowers payers in all lines of business to take control over their risk adjustment and quality improvement programs. The Reveleer platform enables payers to independently execute and manage every aspect of provider outreach, retrieval, coding, abstraction and reporting – all under one single platform. Leveraging its technology, proprietary data sets, and subject matter expertise, Reveleer also assists payers with full record retrieval and review services to support financial performance and improved member outcomes.