Guest: Dr. Denis A. Cortese
Presenter: Neal Howard
Guest Bio: Dr. Cortese’s current positions include Foundation Professor at Arizona State University (ASU), Director of ASU’s Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program, and President of the non-profit Healthcare Transformation Institute based in Phoenix, AZ. He is an Emeritus President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Cortese also currently serves on the board of trustees of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and the boards of directors for Cerner Corporation, Essence Global Holding Corporation, and Pinnacle West. An honorary member of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the Academia Nacional de Medicina (Mexico). Education includes a BS from Franklin and Marshall, an MD from Temple University, and residency training in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases at the Mayo Clinic. Awards include an Ellis Island Award in 2007, the National Healthcare Leadership Award in 2009.
Segment overview: Dr. Denis Cortese, MD, Foundation Professor and Director of the Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program at Arizona State University and co-author of the book “Rescuing Healthcare – A Leadership Prescription to Make Healthcare What We All Want It to Be” talks about the book, why he wrote it with Antony Bell and what they want to accomplish.