Susan Dentzer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, a not-for-profit organization that seeks intelligent ways to advance health and improve health care at sustainable costs. With offices in Washington, DC, Cambridge, MA, and San Francisco, CA, NEHI represents more than 120 organizations across the spectrum of health and health care.
One of the nation's most respected health and health policy thought leaders and a frequent speaker and commentator on television and radio, including PBS and NPR, Dentzer previously served as senior policy adviser to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropy focused on health and health care in the United States. She also was formerly editor-in-chief of the policy journal Health Affairs, and the on-air Health Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour. Dentzer wrote and hosted the 2015 PBS documentary, Reinventing American Healthcare, focusing on the innovations pioneered by the Geisinger Health System and spread to health systems across the nation.
Dentzer is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) and also serves on the academy's Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice. She is also an elected member of the Council on Foreign Relations; a fellow of the National Academy of Social Insurance; and a fellow of the Hastings Center, a nonpartisan bioethics research institute. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Rescue Committee, a leading global humanitarian organization; and is a member of the board of directors of the Public Health Institute, the nonprofit organization addressing public health issues and solutions nationwide. She also is a member of the RAND Health Board of Advisors and the March of Dimes national advisory board.
Dentzer graduated from Dartmouth, is a trustee emerita of the college, and chaired the Dartmouth Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2004. She has served as a member of the Board of Overseers of Dartmouth Medical School for more than two decades. Dentzer holds an honorary master's degree from Dartmouth and an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Muskingum University. She, her husband, and their three children live in the Washington, DC area..
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Susan Dentzer's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Susan Dentzer for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Susan Dentzer, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Susan Dentzer. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
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There is low probability to book Susan Dentzer for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Susan Dentzer agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Susan Dentzer, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Susan Dentzer booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Susan Dentzer, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
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