November 18, 2013

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

The Colloquium, 6th Floor, Ross Building, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Dottie Deremo is the president and chief executive officer of Hospice of Michigan (HOM), called the “Harvard of Hospice” by national leader, Dr. Diane Meier. HOM is the largest state-wide nonprofit, end-of-life care provider in the nation, serving more than 1300 patients and their loved ones daily across 56 counties in Michigan. Ms. Deremo is also the founder and president and chief executive officer of HOM’s innovative, wholly owned national subsidiary advanced illness management company, @HOMe Support™, which is improving quality for patients with serious illness and their stressed caregivers pre-hospice while saving 30 percent net total health care costs.

This session invites you to engage the critical topic of Positive Leadership and Positive Relationships.  Through a combination of lecture, reflection, and discussion, we will consider how leadership starts within.  The session will feature lessons on Self Management, Leading Others and Tenacity.

Ms. Deremo currently volunteers her time as a state and national health care leader serving as: Vice Chairman of the Board of Oakwood Healthcare System; and, member of several other national and local boards including Ascension Health System, National Hospice Work Group, National Home Care 100 LINK Advisory Board, Detroit Economic Club, Greater Detroit Area Health Council, University Cultural Center Association, and Wayne State University Physicians Group Practice Board member and Compensation Committee Chair. Ms. Deremo is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Nurses Honor Society, Fellow of the American College of Health Care Executives, member of the Michigan Chapter of the International Women’s Forum, and graduate of Leadership Detroit.

Theme for Fall 2013: Exploring Positive Relationships and Positive Organizations

Video footage of all Positive Links Speakers Series sessions can be found here.