Healthcare Collaborative

Virtual Summer Healthcare Collaborative:
The Current and Future State of Healthcare in America

July 27, 2021
9–11 a.m. (CT)

Join us for the Summer Healthcare Collaborative. This webinar program for association professionals will include a keynote by Van Ton-Quinlivan, CEO, Futuro Health on: WorkforceRx: Agile and Inclusive Strategies for Unsettled Times. A panel of experts will also discuss healthcare access, quality and costs now and in the future.


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Van Ton-Quinlivan

Van Ton-Quinlivan, CEO, Futuro Health
Van Ton-Quinlivan is a master catalyst and nationally recognized thought leader in workforce development. She has a proven record for guiding and implementing large system change while fostering a culture of experimentation, innovation, and collaboration. Her distinguished career spans the public, private, and non-profit sectors. She is the CEO of Futuro Health, whose mission is to improve the health and wealth of communities by growing the largest network of credentialed allied healthcare workers in the nation. 

Steven Collens

Steven Collens, CEO, MATTER

Steven Collens is CEO of MATTER, the healthcare technology incubator, and innovation center. MATTER opened in February 2015 and nurtures entrepreneurs and innovators building next-generation health IT, medical device, diagnostic and biopharma technologies. MATTER works with more than 200 healthcare technology ventures and the company partners with dozens of industry-leading companies, health systems, and universities. Steven is also a senior advisor at Pritzker Group Venture Capital.

Stephanie Marcado

Stephanie Mercado, CEO and Executive Director, NAHQ
A 20-year healthcare industry veteran, NAHQ CEO and Executive Director Stephanie Mercado has dedicated her career to elevating healthcare professions and advancing workforce performance to achieve better health outcomes. She is driven by a passion to improve healthcare the conviction that reducing variability in healthcare quality competencies will reduce variability in care delivery. She believes that the workforce is the biggest leaver to impact quality and leads with a desire to leverage human potential to improve healthcare. 

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The Future Role for Healthcare and Medical Associations: A 3 to 5 Year View
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Healthcare Collaborative Advisory Committee

Name Title Organization
Thomas Arend, CAE CEO American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pat Blake CEO Heart Rhythms Society 
Deborah Bowen, FACHE, CAE President and CEO American College of Healthcare Executives
Steven Collens CEO MATTER
Laura M. Downes, CAE CEO Arthroscopy Association of North America
Matthew D'Uva, FASAE, CAE CEO American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Greg Heidrich CEO Society of Actuaries
Matt Hornberger, CAE, MBA Executive Director American Society for Healthcare
Risk Management of the AHA
Marvin Lindsey, MSW, CADC CEO Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois
Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE President and CEO Association Forum
Laurie McGraw, Co-Chair Senior Vice President, Health Solutions American Medical Association
Stephanie Mercado, CAE CEO/Executive Director National Association for Healthcare Quality
Bob Moore, CAE Executive Director American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
Randy Moore, CRNA, DNP, MBA, Co-Chair Chief Executive Officer American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Kathy O’Loughlin, DMD Executive Director American Dental Association
Paul Pomerantz, CAE, FASAE Chief Executive Officer American Society of Anesthesiologists
Roger Quick Founder and Vice Chairman Quick Leonard Kieffer International
Rich Schuch, Ed.D Sr. Director Education & Operations American College of Chest Physicians
Terrence Sykes, MBA Chief Development Officer Emergency Nurses Association
Rich Waters, MBA VP Marketing & Communications American Board of Medical Specialties