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The Business of Health Care: April 3, 2018

Host Pratyusha Yalamanchi is joined by Susan DeVore (President and CEO, Premier Inc.) and Electra Paskett (Director of the Center for Cancer Health Equity, James Cancer Hospital) on the Tuesday, April 3, 2018 edition of The Business of Health Care.

Air Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

The Business of Health Care: April 3, 2018 12:00

Air Time: 12:00 pm
Featuring: Electra Paskett

The Business of Health Care: April 3, 2018 12:30

Air Time: 12:30 pm
Featuring: Susan DeVore

Featured Guests

Electra Paskett

Director of the Center for Cancer Health Equity, James Cancer Hospital


Electra D. Paskett, Ph.D., became the Marion N. Rowley Professor of Cancer Research at The Ohio State University in 2002. She is the Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control in the College of Medicine, a professor in the Division of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health and the Associate Director for Population Sciences and Program Leader of the Cancer Control Program in the Comprehensive Cancer Center of the Ohio State University (OSU). She is also Director of the Center for Cancer Health Equity at the James Cancer Hospital. Dr. Paskett’s research program is nationally recognized for studying cancer health disparities. The program has four major areas of focus and has evolved to utilize a “team science approach” to understanding and intervening in these problems: energy balance and cancer prevention; promoting the use of early-detection exams; improving access to diagnostic and treatment services; and lymphedema prevention.

Twitter – @OSUCCC_James
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Susan DeVore

President and CEO, Premier Inc.


Susan DeVore is president and CEO of Premier Inc., a leading healthcare improvement company. Uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and 150,000 other providers to transform healthcare, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.

DeVore is an industry-leading thinker who has been named multiple times to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People and Top 25 Women in Healthcare lists. DeVore has also been recognized as a Distinguished Alumnus, UNC Charlotte (2016), one of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business’ 100 Influential Leaders (2015), Charlotte Business Woman of the Year (2014), and the recipient of the 2014 Silver Stevie Award for Executive of the Year. DeVore currently serves on the board of trustees of the Healthcare Leadership Council, board member of the Coalition to Protect America’s Healthcare, board member, finance committee member and audit committee chair of the Medicare Rights Center, member of the Charlotte Chamber executive committee and member of the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees. She also serves as a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the Aspen Health Strategy Group.

DeVore’s tenure with Premier has centered on driving innovation in healthcare and leading the industry through profound change by engaging stakeholders to co-develop solutions that support high-quality, efficient and sustainable care delivery models. Under DeVore’s leadership, Premier has built an industry-leading code of ethics, been named 10 times as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, been named four times to InformationWeek’s 500 top technology innovators in the nation and earned the first and only Best in KLAS titles for Overall Healthcare Management Consulting, Financial Improvement Consulting and Strategy, Growth & Consolidation Consulting, as well as the Best in KLAS title for Value-Based Care Consulting for the past two years.

Twitter – @PremierHA
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