Nearly every health system interaction includes a nurse.
Successful healthcare solutions include nurses too.
Dr. Hanrahan is a national thought leader. She graduated with a PhD from Boston College 2003
and is a fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Center for Nurse Policy and
Outcomes. She studies innovative models of integrated physical and mental health care that
work for the nurse, the patient and the family. She has been an NIH and foundation funded
investigator since 2004. She also developed the innovation and entrepreneurship program at the
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Northeastern University School of Nursing.
Currently, she is a professor and the Executive Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the
University of Massachusetts-Boston. Dr. Hanrahan applies technology approaches to research
and practice. She believes that the expert knowledge of nurses could be better utilized to
cultivate a pragmatic approach to using technology for quality health care. The nurse of the
future will be competent with nursing practice, healthcare finance, technology, and knowledge
management using large data sources. She believes nurses capacity to manage the business side
of healthcare, innovation and entrepreneurship needs attention in this digital age.
NANCY P. HANRAHAN, PHD RN FAAN
Rebecca Love has spearheaded Nurse Innovation. She created the first Nurse Hackathon and served as the first Director of the Institute for Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship at North Eastern University. Rebecca is the founder of hirenurses.com and a recognized authority on staffing and recruiting nurses. She manages US markets for a leading international nurse staffing platform and is a sought after keynote speaker who has presented worldwide.
REBECA LOVE, MSN RN FIEL
Noah Hendler is a Nurse Practitioner, health care technologist and strategist who helped pioneer value-based episodic care models initiating some of the nation’s first bundled payment programs. He served on the front-lines in busy urban trauma centers, led clinical informatics, worked throughout post-acute settings and helped deliver new levels of transparency for both medication reconciliation and adherence. He is a serial innovator and entrepreneur, with hybrid clinical-technical and business skills. Dedicated to redefining health care, Noah advises early stage startups and established providers/payors alike on innovating, building value and improving health outcomes. In his current clinical practice Noah provides geriatric and palliative care to people who are chronically ill and home-bound.