Interact 2022

Interact 2022 Keynote Speakers

Motivational Speaker:
Sunday, June 12, 2022
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Alyson Van Hooser

Alyson is on a sold-out mission to help leaders succeed in the complex workforce we all know today! Alyson knows the pressure and responsibility of breaking through big obstacles to achieve great results — both personally and professionally.

Alyson’s management experience with Walmart, her leadership experience in the banking and insurance industry, and elected city council member – all by the age of 30 — equip her to relate authentically with the challenges leaders are facing. She deeply understands the price of admission to leadership and the keys for leveling up — now she guides leaders to achieve even greater results!

Tough beginnings taught Alyson the radical power of an ownership mindset–one that transforms the trajectory of your life and helps you achieve audacious goals. Her soon-to-be- released book “LEVEL UP” unlocks the information and strategies leaders need in order to be successful personally and professionally in today’s work world. Her results-obsessed inspiration guides people at all stages of their career to make practical changes that drive real life results!

With Alyson’s personal and professional strategies for success in tow, her event keynote presentations, training programs with company leadership teams from C-Suite level to high potential employees, and her podcast, Stake: The Leadership Podcast, prepare multi-generation leaders and teams across the country to successfully work together. Alyson’s audiences return to work both energized and equipped with future-proof practical, tactical strategies to level up the way they lead themselves and their team.

Her down-to-earth style hits you in the heart, opens your mind, and pushes you forward!

Healthcare Keynote:
Monday, June 13, 2022
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Jay Bhatt, D.O., MPH, MPA
Executive Director/Managing Director
Deloitte Services LP

Jay Bhatt, D.O., MPH, MPA is a physician executive, internist, geriatrician, and public health innovator. As Executive Director of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (DCHS) and the Deloitte Health Equity Institute (DHEI), Dr. Bhatt directs the research, insights, and eminence agenda across the life sciences and health care industry while driving high impact collaborations to advance health equity. He is a prominent thought leader around the issues of health equity, health care transformation, public health, and innovation. Passionate about patient care, Dr. Bhatt will continue practicing medicine at local community health centers in Chicago and Cook County while serving in his leadership role at Deloitte. 

Prior to joining Deloitte, Dr. Bhatt was senior vice president and chief medical officer at the American Hospital Association. While there, in addition to his enterprise role, he served as President of the Health Research and Educational Trust and help lead the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. His early work in health care involved practicing primary care at Erie Family Health Center, sitting on faculty at Northwestern Medicine, Chief Health Officer of the Illinois Health and Hospital Association and serving as managing deputy commissioner and chief innovation officer for the Chicago Department of Public Health.

Jay earned a B.A. from the University of Chicago; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Masters in Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago; and Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government as a Zuckerman and Commonwealth Fund Minority Health Policy Fellow. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

Eileen Radis
Human Capital Life Sciences Heath Care Leader

Eileen advises Healthcare leaders nationally to drive transformational and complex changes through a pragmatic and business-focused lens; concentrating on strategic operating models, organization design, talent strategies, and culture. 

Many of these transformations enable key strategic priorities, including working with National and Regional Health plans and Providers to transform operating models and enable ways of working to drive innovation, agility, margin improvement, customer centricity, systemness, and collaboration.

Eileen forms trusted relationships with HR, business, clinical and IT leaders -  collaborating to shape their strategy and sustains long-term partnerships through implementations with a focus on realizing targeted value or identified business case.

Eileen leads Deloitte’s Life Sciences Health Care Human Capital practice and has served as the Chief People Officer for Deloitte’s Health care sector.  Eileen completed her MBA at Kellogg School of Management with a concentration in Organization & Management.   She lives in Cleveland, Ohio with her husband Chris and two young children.

Oracle Keynote:
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
8:00 am – 9:20 am

Sue Schlichtig
Industry Executive Director

As an Industry Executive Director at Oracle, Sue leverages her deep healthcare business acumen in industry trends, regulations, and overall market indicators to collaborate with customers on identifying digital transformation opportunities.  She provides thought leadership and sector relevant messaging to drive outcomes that are powered by Oracle’s industry-leading cloud applications portfolio.  Her expertise across value chains in the Healthcare Provider and Payor environments includes those core processes that connect data and drive transformation throughout clinical, financial, supply chain, member/patient systems and operations.  

Sue’s 25+ years of executive-level leadership experience across the Healthcare arena is manifested in a proven track record of identifying/driving strategic initiatives, leading teams, and achieving high performance results.  Her breadth of knowledge includes product vision & design, business development, organizational change management/process improvement, accounts receivable management, large-scale systems implementation and support, client management and advocacy, financial reporting, and analytics. 

Prior to joining Oracle, Sue served as SVP, Financial Solutions, at NextGen Healthcare where she led the strategy and solutions teams in NextGen’s financial product portfolio. In this role, she was a trusted advisor to strategic C-level clients throughout healthcare, developing and executing strategic plans for growth, physician adoption, and competitive market advantage. Before her nine years at NextGen, Sue was Director of the Central Business Office at BJC Medical Group in St Louis, where she managed the revenue cycle for 125 primary care and specialty practices; directed and supported the system-wide implementation and use of the Group’s practice management/EHR system. Sue’s career also included stops at Physician Data Management (as Chief Operating Officer), CRG Computer Services, and Deaconess Hospital.

Alexandra Ehrlich
Lead Principle Health Innovation Scientist

Alexandra Carolina Ehrlich is a biostatistician with over 15 years of experience in clinical outcomes, clinical trials, and real-world evidence research. She is currently the Lead Principal Health Innovation Scientist with Oracle’s Health Innovation and Scientific Advisory team focusing on novel approaches and solutions for the health and healthcare industry.

Alexandra began her career at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) specializing in chronic disease surveillance analytics. She then embarked on the healthcare path as the Lead Analyst for Clinical Strategy and Operations at the Southeastern Kaiser Permanente. She held the Lead Biostatistician role at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Cardiology department, specializing in pediatric cardiology patient outcomes. Before coming to Oracle she transitioned to technology solutions and product consulting at PerkinElmer Informatics focusing on Real World Data in life sciences and biotech.

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