America’s leading advocate for market-driven, consumer-oriented health reform, Regina Herzlinger is one the country’s most respected healthcare analysts. Regina is widely recognized for the groundbreaking role she plays in pointing the way toward a bold new healthcare plan. Money magazine dubbed her as the “godmother” of consumer-driven healthcare; listed by Modern Healthcare as one of the nation’s 100 most powerful people annually since 2003; and named by Managed Healthcare as one of healthcare’s top ten thinkers.
She is the Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration Chair at Harvard Business School and is actively involved in enacting healthcare reform both publicly and behind the scenes, regularly meeting with both the Executive and Congressional branches as they take on this important issue. She is credited with early predictions of the unraveling of managed care and the rise of consumer-driven healthcare. Not afraid to expose the motives and methods of those who have crippled America’s healthcare system, Herzlinger speaks with clarity on behalf of the consumer as she proposes the remedy to end the dysfunctional model of the current U.S. healthcare system.
All of Herzlinger’s healthcare books have been best sellers in their categories. Her latest book, Who Killed Health Care? was selected by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as one of the ten books that changed the health care debate. She has written extensively for publications like The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and numerous health care industry journals.
Now What? Implementing Health Care Reform
With Congress passing health care reform and having finally achieved universal coverage, reform efforts to the health care system are just beginning. The country now faces a stark choice: should we continue down the government-centric path of the health care reform legislation or one that gives consumers greater control and choice? Either choice means monumental change in health care financing and delivery. Author of three best-selling books on health care, Regina Herzlinger is considered the leading advocate of consumer-driven health care and is widely recognized for the groundbreaking role she has played in pointing the way toward a bold new health care plan. In this compelling presentation tailored for the audience—be it comprised of health care service providers, technology companies, insurers or buyers—Herzlinger shares her insights on:
- What else needs to happen to fulfill the goal of the reform legislation
- What the reform legislation will mean for consumers and how they access the system
- Proposed innovations that do good and do well
- Whether this is just the beginning of more sweeping health care reforms
From the Inside:Washington’s Current Health Care Agenda
Named as the “godmother” of consumer-driven health care, Regina Herzlinger has been and continues to be an active participant in helping shape the implementation of health care reform. The White House, senior members of Congress and the medical community all call on her to provide insight, recommendations and forecasts on how changes to the system will play out. Often compared in stature on the topic to Hillary Clinton, Herzlinger has a tremendous amount of power and influence in helping shape and reform the U.S. health care system. One of the most accomplished and articulate experts on the health care system, Herzlinger provides a deep inside knowledge about what lies ahead for America now that extensive reform has passed.
REGINA HERZLINGER’S BOOKS: