Mustafa ‘Mike’ Z Younis is an internationally recognized scholar and was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management. Dr Younis has authored and published over 200 articles, abstracts and presentations in refereed journals and meetings, and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr Younis has administrative experience as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Florida International University (FL, USA) where he led the accreditation efforts for the Healthcare Management Program. Dr. Younis has a history of playing visible roles on the editorial boards of journals as Chief Editor, Guest Editor and Editorial board member of leading journals such as IJMR, JHCF, Inquiry, JHHSA, JPBAFM Dr. Younis is a frequent speaker for both academic and professional audiences. His talks often feature his latest research and work in progress as well as cross-industry trends and strategy implications. He has provided workshops and presentation for wide organizations. His research and findings applied to for-profit, non-profit settings, and government. Dr. Younis has consulted with several organizations on Healthcare Finance and Economics. Dr. Younis is often invited to speak about the challenges in the healthcare industry and other related topics in health economics, finance, and research. He has presented topics, such as healthcare reform, ownership structure, profitability, unit cost, payment system and efficiency in management, at a variety of forums and conferences in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Rebecca Love, RN, MSN, ANP is the Director of Nurse Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northeastern School of Nursing and an experienced Nurse Entrepreneur, founding HireNurses.com in 2013. Rebecca is passionate about empowering nurses and helping nurses innovate, create and collaborate to start businesses to transform healthcare. Northeastern School of Nursing’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative is to inspire nurses to be transformative leaders in healthcare. Through innovative events, programs, and new educational pathways, Northeastern School of Nursing is transforming traditional nursing education to incorporate innovation, entrepreneurship and business foundations to position nurses as the leaders in healthcare. Rebecca’s community involvement includes serving on the board of NextGenVentures, the Regional Dir. for Show Me Your Stethoscope Foundation, ACLU Dinner & Host Committee, Charlestown Mothers Assoc., Harvard Kent Advisory Board, and the St. John School. Rebecca holds a M.S. in Nursing from Northeastern University and a B.A. in International Relations/Spanish from Boston University
Giuseppe Arena is currently working as a Chief Nursing Officer at UPMC Italy, Director of Nursing at ISMETT. He has published many journals and articles and has been expert in the Health Care Management and Clinical Research. He has completed his education in LUSPIO University of Rome International Studies in 2nd level Master in "Health management and management of complex structures", 2011 – 2013, University of Catania with Specialized degree in nursing and midwifery sciences, 2009 – 2011 and in University of Palermo with Degree in nursing, 2007.
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