Prince Conference & Event Center at Calvin College

1800 E Beltline Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49546



Opening Keynote: Bonnie Wesorick, Founder and Chairman Emerita of Elsevier CPM Resource Center at Elsevier

Breakout Session: MACRA Actions that Accelerate the Move to Value-based Healthcare

Presenter: Kelly Whittle, Founder & CEO at Whittle Advisors, LLC

Kelly Whittle

Kelly is a passionate strategist and expert in change leadership. As the founder of Whittle Advisors, she shares client successes through international speaking engagements and publications. Her experience includes expertise in strategy, change leadership, and solution implementation for hospitals, physician practices and specialty groups. With 20 years of leadership experience, she specializes in developing business strategies based on data-driven evidence. Her clients have been recognized nationally for outstanding transition achievements. She is a founder of the International Society of Digital Medicine, which is focused on international collaboration to improve healthcare outcomes through the use of technology

 Closing Keynote: Dr. Abul El-Sayed

Dr. Abul El-Sayed

Dr. El-Sayed is a University of Michigan graduate, Rhodes Scholar, and has earned a doctorate from Oxford University and a medical degree from Columbia University. As a public health professor, Abdul became an internationally recognized expert in health policy and health inequalities. In 2015, he became the youngest chief health official of a major American city, when Mayor Mike Duggan appointed him Health Director for the city of Detroit. In March 2017, Dr. El-Sayed resigned from that position and announced his intention to seek the Democratic nomination for Governor of Michigan.

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