Rita E. Numerof, Ph.D., is an engaging speaker, a prolific, visionary author, and dynamic President of Numerof & Associates, Inc., a strategy development and implementation consulting firm. Rita brings more than 25 years of experience working across healthcare and other industries undergoing transformation. Her clients include leading academic and community hospital systems, payers, and Fortune 500 pharmaceutical, device and diagnostics companies.

Her speaking, writing, and consulting have focused on strategy and tactics for success in the transformation of healthcare that is underway. She anticipated the evolution of a market-based business model in her sixth book, Bringing Value to Healthcare: Practical Steps for Getting to a Market-Based Model (2016). Her perspective on healthcare delivery is grounded in deep experience with market leaders developing innovative delivery and payment models tied to outcomes that matter to patients and payers.

An entertaining and down-to-earth speaker, Rita brings exceptional breadth and depth to her engagements. She’s equally comfortable talking about strategy or nuts-and-bolts implementation. All of her presentations are informed by her hands-on experience in healthcare and other industries undergoing transformation.

Rita’s recent presentations have focused on the arc of change in healthcare. She’s been helping executives understand the implications of an evolving market approach in healthcare, and the challenges of re-inventing the business model. She’s also addressed other emerging issues related to changes in the industry, like physician integration and alignment, cost and outcomes transparency, and population health.  Recent speaking engagements have included the Mayo Clinic, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, The Governance Institute, the American Hospital Association’s Center for Healthcare Governance, and the 17th Annual Population Health Colloquium.

Dr. Numerof is a dynamic speaker who knows how to “connect” with her audience, who brings a fresh perspective and the experience to back it up.  She graduated magna cum laude from the Honors College, Syracuse University and received her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College.

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Watch a brief clip of Rita’s recent presentation at the Population Health Colloquium: