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Numerof to Speak on Healthcare

Dr. Rita Numerof will be the featured speaker at the annual Gruenberg Society Spring Event at the John Cook School of Business.

Dr. Numerof’s presentation will focus on how healthcare is changing. Utilizng her recent book as her presentation focus, she will discuss a new market-based model that aligns financing mechanisms – moving from pay- for-procedures to a holistic, market-based approach – across the spectrum of healthcare related industries with the goal of prevention, improved quality and reduced cost for consumers

The event will begin with Numerof’s presentation, “The Changing World of Healthcare: Educate Yourself on Issues Affecting Women and Families in 2013,” at 5 p.m. in the Anheuser-Busch Auditorium of Cook Hall, 3674 Lindell Blvd.Cocktails and networking follow at 6:30 p.m.

The event is free, however registration is required. Register online at alumni.slu.edu/gsspring13 or call (314) 977-4103 to register.

About Rita Numerof

An internationally acclaimed consultant, author and speaker, Rita Numerof has more than 25 years of experience working across the entire healthcare spectrum on a global basis. Numerof has been a pioneer in the area of economic and clinical value, anticipating the impact of changing global payer attitudes on the fundamental business model of the healthcare industry. She is the president of Numerof and Associates, Inc.

About the Gruenberg Society

The Gruenberg Society, named for Dr. Gladys Gruenberg, the Cook School’s first tenured female faculty member, provides networking, professional development and social event opportunities to John Cook School of Business alumnae and local business women. Its financial goal is to establish and support an endowed professorship in the name of Dr. Gladys Gruenberg.

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Editor’s Note: Camilla Hall, Marketing Manager at the John Cook School of Business, and Jeanette Grider, Media Relations for Saint Louis University, contributed to the writing of this article.

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