The Westin Southfield

1500 Town Center

Southfield, MI 48075



Opening Keynote: An Interprofessional Approach to Coordinating Care with Technology

Presenter: Michelle Troseth, MSN, RN, FNAP, FAAN

Michelle Troseth

Michelle’s presentation will provide an inspirational vision for excellent evidence-based care that is both standardized and individualized across communities.  Her real life stories will demonstrate why technology must be intentionally designed to provide the best care possible.  Michelle’s passion for her home state of Michigan, along with over 25 years of national experience, will stimulate new ways of thinking for achieving connected community impact.

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.

Twitter – @michelletroseth

Breakout Session: 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

Closing Keynote: Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley

Lt Gov Brian Calley

As the youngest lieutenant governor in the country, Brian Calley has played an integral role in Michigan’s comeback. Continually referenced for redefining the role of lieutenant governor in Michigan, Calley is a forward looking leader intent on building the best state for everybody. He is a tireless inclusion advocate, focused on ensuring all Michiganders have the opportunity to live more independent and self-determined lives. He has led many state initiatives working to address important issues including addiction, mental wellness, special education reform and child lead poisoning. He also advocates for greater inclusion in the workplace, encouraging businesses and state government to hire Michiganders with disabilities.

Prior to being elected to the office of lieutenant governor, Calley served in the Michigan House of Representatives, as an Ionia County commissioner and worked for more than a decade in community banking. He holds degrees from Michigan State University, Grand Valley State University and Harvard University.*Check back frequently to view updates to the agenda