Bill Dwyer

About Bill Dwyer

Nationally recognized, health care executive with expertise in analysis of policy and emerging trends, while focusing on strategic initiatives related to corporate strategy, patient care transformation, future technology, and board and executive leadership education.

Professional Experience

  • Dwyer HC Strategist, LLC, Kansas City MO
    Founder & President
    April 2007 - Present

    Serves as an Executive Advisor to several health care organizations related to strategic growth and leadership imperatives. As an acknowledged strategist/futurist in this field, Bill is frequently sought as a speaker for national and local Leadership Board Retreats, and has conducted hundreds of these presentations over the past decade, both in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO
    Executive Advisor
    March 2007– June 2008

    Provide executive assistance to senior leadership team on a project basis. Develop independent
    speaking and consulting role to assist U.S. health care providers in their understanding of the complexities of current market trends, and their opportunities for future success.

    Senior Vice President
    April 2004 – March 2007

    Work to enhance corporate-level business relationships to advance the goals of key national hospital and health system leaders in their transformation of medical care across the community health care enterprise. Other corporate roles included targeted business development initiatives and liaison to select national health care organizations and associations, within the realm of health care information technology.

  • Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park IL
    1977 – 2004
    Abbott Health Systems Division
    Divisional Vice President, Strategic Marketing (2000-2004)

    Functions included research and production of strategic analysis on the health care and medical technology sectors of the U.S. economy for executive and Board presentations, both within and outside of Abbott Laboratories. As an executive speaker, the objective was to provide concise and comprehensive insights on emerging national health care trends to better prepare executives to meet the opportunities of a changing market place.
    • Senior Director, Strategic Marketing, Abbott Park IL (1994-2000)
    • Director, Corporate Account Development, Abbott Park IL (1990-1994)
    • Director, Major Market Planning, Abbott Park IL (1988-1990)
    • Manager, Major Market Planning, Abbott Park IL (1985-1988)
    • Senior Market Research Analyst, Abbott Park IL (1983-1985)
    • Professional Sales Specialist, Houston TX (1981-1983)
    • Hospital Sales Representative, Rochester MN (1977-1981)

Personal Information

Married with four adult children/two grand children; enjoys skiing, fly fishing, and wilderness canoeing.