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David Merritt

Former Chairman of the Center for Health Transformation and Expert on Healthcare Policy

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 David Merritt Biography

David Merritt is a nationally recognized expert in health policy and health transformation and a sought-after speaker, author and policy adviser. He brings an insider's perspective and a balanced approach to the leading issues in healthcare, from the national health reform law to health information technology to Washington politics.

Mr. Merritt has been a health policy adviser to three presidential campaigns. He has worked closely with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich for more than seven years on a wide range of healthcare issues, including as CEO of the Gingrich Group and Center for Health Transformation. He is currently a senior adviser at Leavitt Partners, a healthcare intelligence firm led by former HHS Secretary and Utah Governor Mike Leavitt.

He is a frequent speaker in the industry having delivered hundreds of speeches before groups such as the American Medical Association, Mayo Clinic, Yale School of Management, and many Fortune 100 companies. In 2009 and 2010 he was deeply involved in the debate over national health reform, working closely with Members of Congress, congressional staff and key players of the national media.

Mr. Merritt is widely quoted in national media, and his writing on health reform has been widely published, including the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Tribune. He is an award-winning editor of two books on innovation and health IT, Paper Kills and the sequel Paper Kills 2.0. He has a Master's degree in government from Loyola University Chicago and prior to the Gingrich Group was with America's Health Insurance Plans.

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Speaking Topics
  • The Health Reform Law: What's Happened, What's Next, What You Need to Know

    The health reform law impacts every stakeholder in healthcare. It is imperative every organization is aware of and prepares for the inevitable changes this law will have on their business. In this engaging discussion, Merritt helps organizations fully understand the key provisions already enacted as well as educate them on future regulations and their effect on all parties. He also examines the implications of the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on the individual mandate and offers a surprising forecast for 2014--the year all reform is fully implemented.

  • The Future of Health Care: How the Delivery of Medical Care will Change

    Today's healthcare landscape is a patchwork of disjointed networks that have become inefficient and ineffective for modern medicine. Change is happening but how far and fast will it go? What are what the real accelerators of change and who will be driving them? Merritt explains how the current medical infrastructure will move from chaos to coordination, from volume
    • to value-based payment and how the importance of primary care and evidence-based medicine can no longer be ignored.

  • Paper Kills: How Health Information Technology can Transform Health Care

    Healthcare has long lagged behind other industries in moving into the 21st century with information technology. Smartphones, apps, cloud computing and storage are ubiquitous in every other aspect of our lives, but in healthcare, we're handed a pen, a clipboard, and see row upon row of paper medical records. Merritt examines how health care is entering the information age, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and the latest trends in medical information technology. Learn how the future of health IT will affect you, your organization and your community.

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David Merritt

Former Chairman of the Center for Health Transformation and Expert on Healthcare Policy

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David Merritt Biography

David Merritt is a nationally recognized expert in health policy and health transformation and a sought-after speaker, author and policy adviser. He brings an insider's perspective and a balanced approach to the leading issues in healthcare, from the national health reform law to health information technology to Washington politics.

Mr. Merritt has been a health policy adviser to three presidential campaigns. He has worked closely with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich for more than seven years on a wide range of healthcare issues, including as CEO of the Gingrich Group and Center for Health Transformation. He is currently a senior adviser at Leavitt Partners, a healthcare intelligence firm led by former HHS Secretary and Utah Governor Mike Leavitt.

He is a frequent speaker in the industry having delivered hundreds of speeches before groups such as the American Medical Association, Mayo Clinic, Yale School of Management, and many Fortune 100 companies. In 2009 and 2010 he was deeply involved in the debate over national health reform, working closely with Members of Congress, congressional staff and key players of the national media.

Mr. Merritt is widely quoted in national media, and his writing on health reform has been widely published, including the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Tribune. He is an award-winning editor of two books on innovation and health IT, Paper Kills and the sequel Paper Kills 2.0. He has a Master's degree in government from Loyola University Chicago and prior to the Gingrich Group was with America's Health Insurance Plans.

David Merritt Speaking Topics

  • The Health Reform Law: What's Happened, What's Next, What You Need to Know

    The health reform law impacts every stakeholder in healthcare. It is imperative every organization is aware of and prepares for the inevitable changes this law will have on their business. In this engaging discussion, Merritt helps organizations fully understand the key provisions already enacted as well as educate them on future regulations and their effect on all parties. He also examines the implications of the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on the individual mandate and offers a surprising forecast for 2014--the year all reform is fully implemented.

  • The Future of Health Care: How the Delivery of Medical Care will Change

    Today's healthcare landscape is a patchwork of disjointed networks that have become inefficient and ineffective for modern medicine. Change is happening but how far and fast will it go? What are what the real accelerators of change and who will be driving them? Merritt explains how the current medical infrastructure will move from chaos to coordination, from volume
    • to value-based payment and how the importance of primary care and evidence-based medicine can no longer be ignored.

  • Paper Kills: How Health Information Technology can Transform Health Care

    Healthcare has long lagged behind other industries in moving into the 21st century with information technology. Smartphones, apps, cloud computing and storage are ubiquitous in every other aspect of our lives, but in healthcare, we're handed a pen, a clipboard, and see row upon row of paper medical records. Merritt examines how health care is entering the information age, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and the latest trends in medical information technology. Learn how the future of health IT will affect you, your organization and your community.

FAQs on booking David Merritt

  • How to book David Merritt?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like David Merritt for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for David Merritt, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for David Merritt or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book David Merritt?

    Booking fees for David Merritt, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire David Merritt, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for David Merritt?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like David Merritt for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book David Merritt for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent David Merritt or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for David Merritt or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

David Merritt is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book David Merritt for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. David Merritt generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Jeffrey Bauer, Susan Dentzer, Ian Morrison, Steven Eastaugh and Gail Wilensky. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling David Merritt for an upcoming event.

David Merritt Speaking Topics

  • The Health Reform Law: What's Happened, What's Next, What You Need to Know

    The health reform law impacts every stakeholder in healthcare. It is imperative every organization is aware of and prepares for the inevitable changes this law will have on their business. In this engaging discussion, Merritt helps organizations fully understand the key provisions already enacted as well as educate them on future regulations and their effect on all parties. He also examines the implications of the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on the individual mandate and offers a surprising forecast for 2014--the year all reform is fully implemented.

  • The Future of Health Care: How the Delivery of Medical Care will Change

    Today's healthcare landscape is a patchwork of disjointed networks that have become inefficient and ineffective for modern medicine. Change is happening but how far and fast will it go? What are what the real accelerators of change and who will be driving them? Merritt explains how the current medical infrastructure will move from chaos to coordination, from volume
    • to value-based payment and how the importance of primary care and evidence-based medicine can no longer be ignored.

  • Paper Kills: How Health Information Technology can Transform Health Care

    Healthcare has long lagged behind other industries in moving into the 21st century with information technology. Smartphones, apps, cloud computing and storage are ubiquitous in every other aspect of our lives, but in healthcare, we're handed a pen, a clipboard, and see row upon row of paper medical records. Merritt examines how health care is entering the information age, the advantages and disadvantages of doing so, and the latest trends in medical information technology. Learn how the future of health IT will affect you, your organization and your community.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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