Opening Keynote: Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN


Michelle Troseth

Michelle is the President for the National Academies of Practice (NAP) representing 14 interprofessional academies. NAP’s mission is to promote excellence in practice of healthcare professionals and quality healthcare for all through interprofessional collaboration in service delivery, research, education and public policy advocacy.

Most recently Michelle served 15 years as the Chief Professional Practice Officer for the CPM Resource Center (CPMRC) and Elsevier. In her leadership role she contributed toward the strategy and delivery of applied evidence-based practice as well as partnership and technology infrastructures to support patient-centered care and interprofessional integration at the point of care across hundreds of healthcare settings.

Michelle is the recent co-chair of the HIMSS TIGER Committee (which stands for: Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform); she served as the TIGER Summit Program Chair, and co-led a national collaborative on Usability and Clinical Application Design. She is also immediate-past Chair of the American Academy of Nursing’s Informatics & Technology Expert Panel. Michelle was the winner of the 2014 HIMSS Nursing Informatics Leadership Award. She recently was a co-investigator of two national landmark nursing studies on the perception of Chief Nurse Executives and Nursing Professional Development Practitioners on Evidence-Based Practice and U.S. Healthcare Outcomes.

Michelle is a frequently invited speaker and has authored several papers, articles and book chapters on professional practice, interprofessional collaboration, evidence-based practice, informatics, patient engagement, and cultural transformation. Michelle resides in West Michigan.


MACRA Actions that Accelerate the Move to Value-based Healthcare

Presenter: Kelly Whittle, Founder & CEO at Whittle Advisors, LLC

Kelly Whittle

Kelly is a passionate strategist and expert in change leadership. As the founder of Whittle Advisors, she shares client successes through international speaking engagements and publications. Her experience includes expertise in strategy, change leadership, and solution implementation for hospitals, physician practices and specialty groups. With 20 years of leadership experience, she specializes in developing business strategies based on data-driven evidence. Her clients have been recognized nationally for outstanding transition achievements. She is a founder of the International Society of Digital Medicine, which is focused on international collaboration to improve healthcare outcomes through the use of technology

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