Peter Boland: Keynote Speaker

As a keynote speaker at your next conference, Peter Boland will deliver eye-opening insights, engaging the audience and inspiring effective change. Drawing on 30 years of independent fact-finding and analysis, Dr. Boland helps leaders think strategically and manage operational change. As a strategist and forecaster of industry trends, Dr. Boland presents business models that have the power to challenge conventional thinking and identify new market opportunities.


A dynamic speaker who tells the audience what they need to hear—not just what they want to hear. Peter’s analysis is creative, insightful and ahead of the curve. In our experience, he hits the mark every time and really gets audiences thinking.

Dennis Weissman, President, Washington G-2 Reports 


A great headliner for a discriminating audience, Peter's talk created a buzz that lasted throughout the three-day event. He delivered an effective speech and his name helped draw a larger than expected attendance. Our conference was a success in every way.

Richard L. Snader, Associate Director, Southern California Healthcare System

Past Topics


Contact Dr. Boland to discuss ideas for your next event.



  • Economic and Strategic Context for Change

  • Ten Major Trends Driving Market Changes

  • Is Managed Care Dead?



  • Questioning Conventional Wisdom and Challenging Industry Assumptions

  • Reframing Strategic Thinking Through Strategic Insight

  • Post-Reform Business Models

  • Changing Role and Clout of Consumers









Client Organizations



  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

  • American Heart Association

  • American Hospital Association

  • American Managed Care and Review Association

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

  • California Association of Health Plans

  • California Association of Health Facilities

  • California Association of Physician Groups

  • California Children’s Hospital Association

  • California HealthCare Foundation

  • California Medical Association

  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Care Continuum Alliance

  • Children’s Hospitals of California Coalition

  • Employee Benefits Association of Southern California

  • Employee Benefits Planning Association of Southern California

  • Group Health Association of America

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association of Indiana

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association of Nebraska

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association of Northern California

  • Healthcare Financial Management Association of Southern California

  • Health Insurance Association of America

  • Health Trustee Institute of Cleveland

  • The Hospital and Health System of Pennsylvania

  • Hospital Council of Central California

  • Integrated Healthcare Association

  • International Federation of Employee Benefit Plans

  • International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists

  • Metropolitan Boston Society for Healthcare Planning



  • m-Health Association

  • National Association of Healthcare Consultants

  • National Association of HMO Regulators

  • National Association of Community Mental Health Centers

  • National Association of Private Psychiatric Hospitals

  • Northern and Central California Hospital Council

  • Patient Focused Care Association

  • Society of Professionals in Healthcare

  • Southeastern Hospital Conference

  • Southern California Society for Hospital Planning and Marketing

  • VHA Pacific

  • Voluntary Hospital Association of Oklahoma

  • Wireless Life Sciences Alliance


Physicians/Medical Groups

  • Alta Bates Medical Group

  • Brown and Toland Medical Group

  • Fresno Medical Society

  • Marin Independent Practice Association

  • Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratories

  • The Permanente Medical Group



  • Allianz Life

  • Anthem Health Systems

  • Benefit Panel Services

  • Blue Shield of California

  • CAPP Care

  • FHP of Arizona and New Mexico

  • Kaiser Health Plan

  • Health Net

  • Lifeguard Health Plan

  • Managed Care Administrators

  • Sisters of Providence Health Plans of Oregon and Washington

  • TPA of America

  • UltraLink



  • Davis Wright Tremaine

  • Epstein Becker Green

  • McDermott Will & Emery

  • Proskauer Rose



  • BusinessWeek

  • Healthcare Business Media

  • Managed Care Online

  • McGraw-Hill



  • MIT Alumni

  • UCLA Anderson School of Business

  • USC Healthcare Alumni Association

  • Wharton School of Business Alumni Club



  • Aon Consulting

  • Aon Hewitt

  • Certus

  • First Health Consulting

  • Johnson & Higgins

  • Hewitt Consulting

  • National Association of Healthcare Consultants

Hospitals/Delivery Systems

  • Alegent Health

  • Alta Bates Medical Center

  • California Healthcare West

  • Camelback Behavioral Health

  • Cedar Vista Hospital

  • Conamaugh Memorial Hospital

  • Daughters of Charity Health System - West

  • Duke Medical Center

  • Duke University Health Services

  • Franciscan Healthcare System

  • Guthrie Corning Hospital

  • Health East

  • Kaiser Permanente

  • Lakeside Health Services

  • Lifespan

  • Martinsville Memorial Hospital

  • Memorial Care Health System

  • Mercy Healthcare System

  • O’Conner Hospital

  • Physicians and Hospitals Alliance of Indiana

  • Preferred Health Network

  • Premier Medical Network

  • Riverside Community Hospital

  • Stanford Health Services

  • Stevens Heath Network

  • St. John’s Hospital

  • Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health Services

  • Sisters of the Sacred Heart Health Care

  • Sun Health Alliance

  • Sutter Connect Health System



  • Abbott Laboratories

  • Glaxo Welcome

  • Merck

  • PCS Health Systems

  • Pfizer

  • Schering

  • Syntex (Roche)


Institutes/Research Centers

  • Center for Health Information Management

  • The Center for Studying Health System Change

  • The Forum for Healthcare Planning

  • The Health Trustee Institute

  • Integrated Healthcare Institute

  • Kaiser Health Plan Institute

  • The Medical Records Institute

  • Northern California Hospital Resource Council



  • American Pathology Foundation

  • California HealthCare Foundation

  • Utah Health Cost Management Foundation


Business Coalitions

  • Florida Association of Business Health Coalitions

  • Indianapolis Employer’s Health Care Coalition

  • Louisville Area Chamber of Commerce

  • National Association of Employers on Health Care Action



  • Dow Jones Venture Capital

  • Montgomery Securities



  • Advanced Systems Applications

  • Becton Dickinson

  • Cisco Systems

  • CSC/Comtec

  • Medicode

  • NEIC

  • Siebel Systems

  • Trivium Health

  • TriZetto Group

  • Value Health Sciences



  • Adaptive Business Leaders

  • Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow

  • Health Internet 2000 Financing and Partnering Congress

  • Midwest Managed Health Care Congress

  • Managed Health Care Congress

  • MCOL Future Care 2003 Managed Care Online Summit

  • MCOL Defined Care 2003 Web Summit

  • The Center for Business Innovation

  • The National Managed Health Care Congress

  • Silicon Valley Forum

  • Stafford Conferences

  • UCLA Healthcare Collaborative

  • Washington G-2 Reports

  • West Coast Internet Congress



  • California Public Employees/Employers Trust Fund Group

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Insurance

  • National Association of HMO Regulators


  • Unintended Consequences of the Affordable Care Act

  • Impact of Reform Mandates on Provider Payment

  • Legal and Operational Challenges of Implementing Bundled Payment



  • Inevitability of Cash Pricing


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