Steve Jacob
Author, 'Health Care in 2020: Where Uncertain Reform, Bad Habits, Too Few Doctors and Skyrocketing Costs Are Taking Us'

Steve Jacob is the author of Health Care in 2020: Where Uncertain Reform, Bad Habits, Too Few Doctors, and Skyrocketing Costs Are Taking Us. He is a veteran journalist, sought-after speaker, and a trend-tracker on state and national health care policy. He has spent four decades as a daily newspaper and magazine editor and publisher. He contributes to outlets such as D Magazine, Forth Worth Magazine, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Hospitals, and a variety of health care organizations. During his tenure at Fort Worth Star-Telegram, his award-winning health commentary was distributed nationally by the McClatchyTribune News Service. Jacob is an adjunct professor at the School of PublicHealth at the University of North Texas. He holds master’s degrees in journalism and business administration from Indiana University and a master’s degree in health policy and management from the University of North Texas. Find him online at UnitedStatesofHealth.com.