Listen as Dr. Miles Beckett shares his creative entrepreneurial journey from starting a YouTube sensation to exciting work streamlining physician credentialing at SilverSheet!
The ModernMD: Dr. Miles Beckett
Dr. Miles Beckett is the Co-Founder and CEO of Silversheet, a company dedicated to developing software solutions that transform the way healthcare facilities and providers collaborate and connect. Previously, Miles was the Co-Founder and CEO of the social entertainment company, EQAL, and was the Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the web series lonelygirl15 and KateModern. Miles holds a B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of California at Berkley and an M.D. from the University of California at San Diego.
“If you are going through hell keep going.” – Winston Churchill
“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
White Coat to Business Suit:
Miles always had a passion for entertainment and during medical school he pursued this interest as the founder and co-editor of The Pulse, a UCSD Medical School newsletter and The Inhuman Condition, a UCSD Medical School underground comedy newsletter as well as the Design Editor and staff writer for The Heuristic Squelch, the UC Berkeley humor magazine. After graduating from medical school and entering a plastic surgery residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Miles’ created lonelygirl15, a serialized drama that became a pop culture phenomena and online interactive show. Listen as Miles shares his journey on why he dropped out of his plastic surgery residency to follow his passion in online video, build EQAL, and create communities around entertainment and consumer brands while building his own brand recognition.
Round Two – What are the biggest lessons starting your second company Silversheet?
Planning: Improved ability to scope, design, and develop software.
- Capital: Raising funding, negotiating term sheets, and selecting the right investors partnerships.
- Operations: Learning and operating business and structuring the corporate governance, insurance, board structure.
Idea to Venture:
The Idea: How do you simplify physician credentialing? What is the big vision of Silversheet?
SilverSheet helps streamline physician credentialing and empowers physicians to keep their qualifications up-to-date. SilverSheet believes healthcare should be about patients, not paper work!
Success: Launching with surgical center market, with core focus on credentialing and privileging process.
Lesson Learned: Build an awesome product with beautiful design and have empathy for your users!
Best Advice: “Never to give up” – Paras Maniar, Board Member Silversheet
Daily Success Habit: Miles reviews weekly his list of goals and breaks them down into concrete tasks. He has a daily list of items and makes sure to complete at least one major item each day.
Listen as Miles shares why he believes the healthcare world is going digital for storage of documents and workflows.
- Mining the data to drive more evidence-based outcomes.
- Health Kit APIs – Devices measurements, synchronization
- Mobile workflows in healthcare. More ability to do job from mobile device.
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