Dennis Robbins is a thought leader across a broad spectrum of health and healthcare. His academic background includes a PhD from Boston College & a post-doctoral MPH from Harvard where he was also a Visiting Scholar and research fellow. His work across diverse ecosystems spans clinical ethics, payment /reimbursement systems branding, positioning strategies, & medical devices. He is a catalyst committed to rejuvenating health and healthcare by aligning and integrating diverse ecosystems and creating a comprehensive platform that solves complex and challenging issues. For more than 40 years he served as a speaker, author and advisor to a wide swath of companies
Dennis earned wide recognition as among the top 100 speakers in the US by the Governance Institute keynoting such major meetings as the JCAHO, HFMA ABQUARP, National Managed Healthcare Congress, World Health Congress. He has advised such companies as BD, Meretech diagnostics, RS medical, Otsuka pharmaceuticals and others interacting closely with key players in the payer community as well as CMS, spanning a period of more than 15 years. He has published 11 books in healthcare and hundreds of articles dealing with healthcare policy, ethics, reimbursement, payment innovation, health literacy and digital health.
He was a major force in the early Hospice Movement and worked closely across both aisles and CMS in helping to promote the Hospice Medicare benefit. He also served as an Advisor to President’s and White House Commissions, the Office of the National Coordinator, and National Ethics Legislation and for two US Supreme Court decisions.