Through inspiring keynotes, insightful talks, educational breakout sessions, compelling content, hands-on lessons and tons of networking, the INFLUENCE! Conference ignites the passion fueling the most innovative and successful healthcare marketers, IT professionals, executives and business leaders in the industry.
The INFLUENCE! Conference purpose is to provide the inspiration, education, and connections that attendees need to transform their provider organizations into consumer-centric businesses, delivering world-class consumer experiences.
Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers, The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, and most recently, Better Than Before. She has an enormous readership, both in print and online, and her books have sold more than two million copies worldwide, in more than thirty languages. On her weekly podcast Happier with Gretchen Rubin, she discusses good habits and happiness with her sister Elizabeth Craft. Rubin started her career in law and was clerking for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor when she realized she wanted to be a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.
Chris Bevolo is a frequent keynote speaker and featured presenter on the topics of healthcare marketing and branding. His 2011 book, Joe Public Doesn’t Care About Your Hospital, a manifesto for transforming healthcare marketing, has become the field guide for driving transformation in hospital marketing departments across the country. His most recent book, Joe Public II: Embracing the New Paradigm is a strategic guide to digital and content marketing. Chris founded Interval, a nationally recognized healthcare marketing firm, in 1995 and has worked with dozens of hospitals and health systems across the U.S. to develop successful marketing and branding initiatives. In 2014 Interval was acquired by ReviveHealth, and he is now executive vice president focused on health system branding and marketing at ReviveHealth.