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Leah Binder, The Leapfrog Group
Leah Binder is CEO of The Leapfrog Group, a national organization representing employer purchasers demanding improvements in the safety of the nation’s hospitals. In 2009, she was named 28th on Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare. She currently sits on the National Quality Forum’s Serious Reportable Events Steering Committee, the National Priorities Partnership Board, the Critical Care Roundtable, and the Advisory Board of the Institute for Interactive Patient Care. Before joining Leapfrog, Ms. Binder served as vice president at an award-winning rural hospital network in Farmington,
Maine, Franklin Community Health Network, and was a senior policy advisor for the Office of New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani. Ms. Binder has a BA from Brandeis, and two master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.
Mary Bradley, Pitney Bowes
Mary Bradley is the Director of Health Care Planning for Pitney Bowes, where she is responsible for the development of U.S. healthcare strategy including quality assessment of healthcare programs, management of healthcare suppliers, development and management of the healthcare budget, and the development and communication of plan offerings. Prior to this position, Mary was the Manager of Global Advanced Benefits Planning at Pitney Bowes. Mary is the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Northeast Business Group on Health, a board member of the National Business Group on Health's Institute of Health and Productivity and serves on advisory boards for Cigna, NCQA, IFEBP and the National Business Coalition on Health's eValue8 product. Mary received the 2008 Employer Award for Value Based Purchasing from the National Business Coalition on Health, and a Solutions Superstar award in 2009 and 2010. Mary has a BA from Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. (NEBGH Member)
Susan Dentzer is the Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs, a peer-reviewed journal focused on the intersection of health, health care and health policy. She is also an on-air analyst on health issues with the PBS NewsHour, and a frequent guest and commentator on National Public Radio. Dentzer is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the National Academy of Social Insurance. She is also a fellow of the Hastings Center and sits on the Board of Directors of Research!America and the Board of Overseers of the International Rescue Committee. Formerly, Dentzer served on the Board of the Global Health Council. A graduate of Dartmouth, Ms. Dentzer is a Dartmouth trustee emerita and chaired the Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2004, and currently serves on the Board of Overseers of Dartmouth Medical School.