Medical futurist and Professor of Healthcare Innovation, Rubin Pillay, MD, PhD, and James A Klein, President of the American Benefits Council, will be the plenary speakers at Health Action Councii's 2017 Annual Conference in Cleveland February 15-16, 2017.
Dr. Pillay is currently the Assistant Dean for Global Health Innovation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, and the Chief Innovation Officer at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System. An international expert in health leadership with a global reputation as a healthcare innovation and innovation management specialist, Dr. Pillay is the first President of the International Society of Healthcare Entrepreneurship Education and Research (ISHEER), a Harvard Advanced Leadership Fellow in Health Innovation.
Jim Klein is President of the American Benefits Council, a trade association based in Washington, D.C. representing primarily Fortune 500 companies that either sponsor or administer health and retirement benefits covering more than 100 million Americans. He is frequently quoted in both the national and benefits media on healthcare topics He has appeared on all the major television networks, discussing a wide range of employee benefits policy matters.