Ian Morrison, PhD, is an internationally known author, consultant, and speaker specializing in long-term forecasting and planning with particular emphasis on health care and the changing business environment. He combines research and consulting skills with an incisive Scottish wit to help public and private organizations plan their longer-term future. Ian has written, lectured, and consulted on a wide variety of forecasting, strategy and health care topics for government, industry, and a variety of nonprofit organizations in North America, Europe and Asia. Ian has worked with more than 100 Fortune 500 companies in health care, manufacturing, information technology and financial services. He is the author of Healthcare in the New Millennium: Vision, Values and Leadership (Jossey-Bass, November, 1999). His previous book, The Second Curve - Managing the Velocity of Change (Ballantine, May 1996) was a New York Times Business Bestseller and Business Week Bestseller. Ian has co-authored several books and chapters including, Future Tense: The Business Realities of the Next Ten Years (William Morrow, 1994) and Looking Ahead at American Health Care (McGraw-Hill, 1988). He is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for the Future (IFTF) and its former president (from 1990 to 1996), responsible for leading IFTF's growth and success over that period. Ian is a founding partner of Strategic Health Perspectives, an ongoing forecasting service for clients in the health care industry, along with joint venture partners from Harris Interactive and the Harvard University, School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management.


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Speaker Topics

  • Delivering Value through Delivery System Innovation

Speaker Type

  • Breakout Presenter
  • Keynote Presenter
  • Presentation Moderator