On the Wednesday, November 13th 2013 broadcast at 12 Noon/3PM Eastern time my special guest is the witty, insightful, internationally known author, consultant, and healthcare futurist and Ian Morrison.
Ian specializes in long-term forecasting and planning with particular emphasis on the changing business environment inside the health care ecosysem. Fresh from a talk at the 4th Annual ACO Congress we'll get some of Ian's insights on the state of accountable care consciousness inside an otherwise legacy healthcare economy. More about Ian:
'He combines research and consulting skills with an incisive Scottish wit to help public and private organizations plan their longer-term future.
Ian has written, lectured, and consulted on a wide variety of forecasting, strategy, and health care topics for government, industry, and a variety of nonprofit organizations in North America, Europe, and Asia.
Ian is the author of Leading Change in Health Care: Building a Viable System for Today and Tomorrow (AHA Press/Health Forum, 2011), and Healthcare in the New Millennium: Vision, Values and Leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2002). His previous book: The Second Curve – Managing The Velocity of Change (Ballantine, 1996) was a New York Times Business Bestseller and Businessweek Bestseller. Ian has co-authored several books and chapters, including Future Tense: The Business Realities of the Next Ten Years (William Morrow, 1994) and Looking Ahead at American Health Care (McGraw-Hill, 1988).
He holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in urban studies from the University of British Columbia; an M.A. in geography from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a graduate degree in urban planning from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.'