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Jeffrey Bauer

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Health futurist, medical economist, author, and consultant in strategic planning and performance improvement

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Keynote speaker Jeffrey Bauer is an internationally recognized health futurist and medical economist. As an independent industry thought leader, he forecasts the evolution of health care and develops practical approaches to improving the medical sector of the American economy.

Why book Speaker Jeffrey Bauer?

  • He is widely known for his passion for creating efficient, adequate health care through multi-stakeholder partnerships and other initiatives focused on the private sectors.
  • As a consultant, he has assisted hundreds of providers, purchasers, and other organization types with strategic planning and performance improvement.
  • He frequently speaks to national and international audiences about key trends in health care, medical science, technology, information systems, reimbursement, public policy, health care reform, and creative problem-solving.

Dr. Bauer is an internationally recognized health futurist and medical economist. As an independent industry thought leader, he forecasts the evolution of health care and develops practical approaches to improving the medical sector of the American economy. He is widely known for his specific proposals to create efficient, effective health care through multi-stakeholder partnerships and other initiatives focused in the private sector.

Speaker Dr. Bauer has more than 300 publications on health care delivery. His latest books are a 25th anniversary update of his best seller, Not What the Doctor Ordered: Liberating Caregivers and Empowering Consumers for Successful Health Reform(2020), Paradox and Imperatives in Health Care: Redirecting Reform for Efficiency and Effectiveness (2015), and Upgrading Leadership’s Crystal Ball: Five Reasons Why Forecasting Must Replace Predicting and How to Make the Strategic Change in Business and Public Policy (2014). Previous books include Statistical Analysis for Health Care Decision-Makers (CRC Press, 2009) and Telemedicine and the Reinvention of Health Care: The Seventh Revolution in Medicine (McGraw-Hill, 1999).

As a consultant, he has assisted hundreds of provider, purchaser, and payer organizations with strategic planning and performance improvement initiatives. He served as Vice President for Health Care Forecasting and Strategy for ACS, a Xerox Company, from 1999 to 2010. His own consulting firm, The Bauer Group, specialized in consumer-focused strategic planning and clinical affiliation agreements for multi-hospital networks from 1984 to 1992.

In addition, Dr. Bauer was a full-time teacher and administrator at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver from 1973 to 1984, where he held appointments as associate professor and Assistant Chancellor for Planning and Program  Development. He also served for four years as Health Policy Adviser toColorado Governor Richard D. Lamm. From 1992 to 1999, Dr. Bauer was a visiting professor in Administrative Medicine at the Medical School of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He graduated from Colorado College in Colorado Springs with a B.A. in economics and completed a certificate in political studies at the University of Paris (France). During his academic career, he was a Boettcher Scholar, a Ford Foundation
Independent Scholar, a Fulbright Scholar (Switzerland), and a Kellogg Foundation National Fellow. He is an honorary Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Dr. Bauer lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where he spends his spare time painting (conceptual art in acrylics) and playing the viola da gamba (precursor to the cello). He is an active member of the Board of Directors of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and sings in the orchestra’s chorus.

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Not What the Doctor Ordered: The Imperative for Advanced Practitioners

Dr. Jeff Bauer presents compelling scientific proof why consumers deserve direct access to specialized nurses, clinical pharmacists, physical therapists, and other advanced practitioners who provide their health services at least as well as physicians—at lower cost.

In this keynote:

  • His entertaining and informative analysis shows why doctors’ old arguments against “mid-levels” are no longer defensible and why competition is the essential next step toward better and less-expensive health care for all Americans.
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The Uncertain and Exciting Future of Health Care: Exploring a New Realm of Possibilities

This fast-paced and informative presentation shows how and why health care will change more in this decade than it did in the previous 50 years.

In this keynote:

  • From a practical perspective, it explores strategic implications of the unprecedented revolution in medical science, transformational capabilities of information, and communications technologies.
  • This keynote also demonstrates the hidden impact of demographic shifts in the US population, and the economy’s role in restructuring supply and demand for medical services.
  • Reformation of the delivery system is examined from these perspectives, with recommendations tailored specifically to the audience’s position in the medical marketplace.
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A Realistic Update on Health Reform: Responding to Challenges and Opportunities

Everyone agrees that the current health care delivery system is unsustainable, but there’s no consensus on common solutions to the underlying problems.

In this keynote:

  • This future-focused presentation evaluates the range of competing approaches to reform — from government intervention to private initiative — and provides audiences with an independent perspective on strategies that their organizations can take to succeed in a turbulent marketplace.
  • Successful ways in improving efficiency and effectiveness.  This keynote is continually and immediately revised to reflect the latest political and economic events (e.g., Presidential election, economic recovery, etc).
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Mastering Chaos: Creativity 101 for Health Care's Daring Spirits

This unique program begins with a practical, entertaining overview of the key characteristics of innovation for leaders who want to create something new of value.

In this keynote:

  • It uses examples of art, poetry, science, music, and other creative endeavors to define the mind-set of people who make an enduring, positive difference in their respective fields.
  •  This presentation concludes with a detailed list of personal and professional steps that health care leaders can take to enhance their success in meeting the ultimate challenge of health reform — reinventing the way health care is delivered
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    "The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive about both [Jeff's] presentation on Saturday and [his] interactions with our physician leaders throughout the weekend. Thank you [Jeff] for also sharing your slides with Trudy yesterday. We will be distributing the material to the attendees later this week."

    Dr. Lee Scheinbart, Vice President for Medical Affairs, Health First See all references

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