Getting transformation right: Leading change in different types of healthcare systems

  • Leadership


Wednesday 11 September


Session description:

Transformation in healthcare systems brings leaders both challenges and opportunities. In this session, gain insights into transformative initiatives worldwide, including an innovative governance model, the evolving dynamics of the public and private sector, and considerations of quality, accessibility, and patient satisfaction.

Chair: Ms Tina Freese Decker, President and CEO, Corewell Health, USA

  • Leadership


Wednesday 11 September


Chair and Speakers

Ms Tina Freese Decker

President and CEO, Corewell Health, USA

Known for her vision and drive, Tina Freese Decker is determined to tackle the health field’s greatest challenges. She inspires through innovation and collaboration to make health better for all.

With more than 20 years of experience, Tina influences and shapes health policy, engages in advocacy, and builds strong relationships with decision makers across Michigan and beyond.

Tina is currently the President and CEO of Corewell Health™ – a leading integrated health system that strives to provide simple, affordable, equitable and exceptional care and coverage to millions of Michigan residents. She leads more than 60,000 colleagues who are passionate about the relentless pursuit of better health for their communities.

Dr Daniel Beltrammi

VP, Brazilian Hospital Services Company - EBSERH, Brazil

Dr Daniel Beltrammi is a physician specializing in Healthcare Systems and Hospital Management, working for Brazil’s national health system in leading positions during the last twenty years, and the Vice President of EBSERH – a brand new IHF Brazilian member.

Mr Joseph Hazel

CEO, Elegancia Healthcare, Qatar

Joe is a seasoned leader in the healthcare industry, with 30 years of C-suite experience across various geographical areas, including Africa, Europe, the UK, and the Middle East. Mr Hazel joined Elegancia Healthcare to lead and grow the portfolio in Qatar and across the region. Previously, he spent nearly 7 years at Mediclinic Middle East as the Chief Operating Officer for the Abu Dhabi Emirate.

Mr Hazel recently completed his MSc in Healthcare Economics, Policy, and Management (London School of Economics), and holds an MBA and Diploma in Management (Open University); certificates in Managing Healthcare Delivery and Strategy Execution (Harvard Business School); and completed director training (Institute of Directors) and leadership training (Officer British Army, Sandhurst).

Elegancia Healthcare is dedicated to developing and operating healthcare facilities that deliver exceptional patient care through international standards, world-class medical expertise, and cutting-edge technologies. We aim to form robust healthcare ecosystems that drive economic prosperity and improve community well-being. By adopting international standards and adhering to the best clinical practices, we ensure the highest quality of medical care – while our commitment to innovation guarantees we stay at the forefront of medical advancements, providing the best possible care to our patients.

A subsidiary of Estithmar Holding, Elegancia Healthcare currently manages and develops a substantial healthcare portfolio that includes 10 Hospitals and Medical Centres operating in three countries, with many new build and operating projects coming. Through strategic public-private partnerships in the region, Elegancia Healthcare contributes to shaping the future of local health systems.

Prof. Dr Henriette Neumeyer

Vice-Chair of the Board, German Hospital Federation, Germany

Prof. Neumeyer is the Vice-Chair of the Board of the German Hospital Federation. She leads the Department of Political Affairs and Hospital Workforce and represents the German Hospital Federation in the Board of Governors of HOPE – European Hospital and Healthcare Federation.

In 2011, Prof. Neumeyer successfully completed her studies in Human Medicine with a MD at the University of Lübeck in Northern Germany, followed by a doctorate thesis. Following her initial medical focus on surgery, she decided to enter the field of hospital consulting and worked as Senior Clinical Consultant and Team Leader Operations Connected Care at Philips Market Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and as Project Manager at Lohfert & Lohfert. In parallel to this work experience, she completed an MBA degree, authoring a thesis on “Integrated Care and Medical Technology”.

Since 2019, Prof. Neumeyer has been in charge of the Master’s Program in Healthcare Management (M.Sc.) at Nordakademie.