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Top Mayo Clinic Executive Shirley Weis to Address October Economic Club

Thursday, October 10, 2013   (0 Comments)
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Top Mayo Clinic Executive Shirley Weis to Address October Economic Club

(Lansing, MI) –The first woman to hold the number two executive post at the famed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Shirley Weis will address the October Economic Club Luncheon. She will be joined in her remarks by Dennis Swan, president and CEO of Sparrow Health System, with details as follows:

October Economic Club Luncheon

Keynote Speakers: Shirley Weis, Mayo Clinic

and Dennis Swan, Sparrow Health System

Thursday, October 17, 2013

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center

Event to conclude Annual Healthcare Forum

As Mayo’s chief administrative officer and vice president, Weis oversees a $9 billion system that treats more than one million people annually in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. She has been instrumental in diversifying Mayo’s business model with the addition of health information publishing, clinical laboratory reference services and technology commercialization. Prior to joining Mayo, Weis served a decade in Michigan hospitals and with Blue Care Network, Mid-Michigan.

Weis’ talk will be titled "Healthcare Reform—What Still Needs to be Done,” and she will focus on the following:

- The Healthcare Environment

- Mayo Clinic Strategic Priorities

- Mayo Clinic’s Solutions

- Mayo Clinic Care Network and Sparrow Health System

The October Economic Club Luncheon will come at the conclusion of the Chamber’s annual Healthcare Forum, which is focusing this year on "Practical Solutions to Managing Healthcare.” The keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Vern L. Smith, who is managing partner of Health Management Associates. The Forum will also include a "boot camp” on the Affordable Care Act and a presentation on worksite wellness.

The Economic Club Luncheon with Shirley Weis and Dennis Swan is sponsored by Foster, Swift, Collins, and Smith, P.C. Tickets for the luncheon are $40/individual or $300/table of eight. Registration can be completed at or by contacting Jennifer Wagemann at jwagemann@lansingchamber.or or 517-853-6456.

The mission of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) is to be the preeminent business advocacy organization in the Greater Lansing region by collaborating for economic growth, creating new opportunities for our members and upholding pro-business ideals through the advancement of sound public policy. More information about LRCC and its programs and services can be found on any of its social media platforms, including, Facebook, Twitter (@Lansing Chamber), Linked In and You Tube.


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