Benjamin Isgur is the director of thought leadership at PwC's Health Research Institute. HRI is a dedicated research group that provides new intelligence, perspective and analysis on major health-related business issues. In this role, he develops national and global thought leadership and research initiatives for the firm and clients. He also consults with health systems, trade associations and policy groups on strategic planning, industry intelligence and trends.
Ben is a published writer and his research is often cited by health leaders across the industry. In addition, he frequently speaks on a range of topics, including physician-hospital alignment, government policy, medical cost trends, consumerism, academic medicine and digital health. Prior to joining PwC he developed health policy as a legislative director in the Texas House of Representatives and as a government relations officer for the City of Austin.
Ben received a master's degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Austin, where he was a U.S. Department of Defense fellow. He serves on the board of directors for the Health Industry Council.