PHOENIX, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Against a backdrop of spiraling healthcare cost inflation, lagging quality indicators and a lackluster economy, there is growing pressure for better health outcomes at lower cost. Delivering on this goal will require a fundamental rethinking of the healthcare business model. Rita E. Numerof, Ph.D., President of Numerof & Associates, Inc., will offer guidance to executives and boards on the path forward in her presentation, Making the Transition from Volume to Value at the Center for Healthcare Governance Winter Symposium on February 18. Rita will lead a discussion and answer questions on leading the change from fee-for-service to a more market and patient-centered approach to care delivery. Drawing on her 30 years of experience working with major providers, payers, and manufacturers, she will discuss key concerns that leaders will need to consider as they move toward a new business model for healthcare delivery. Center for Healthcare Governance Winter SymposiumArizona Biltmore Resort & Spa2400 East Missouri Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85016 About Rita Numerof An internationally recognized consultant, Rita works in dynamic industries like healthcare that are challenged to develop new business models to adapt to major market changes. Rita's expertise has helped a wide range of leading companies to fundamentally reshape and execute new strategy. Her global cross-industry perspective and expertise in strategy execution are the basis for objective counsel that leading executives tap into on a regular basis. She is widely published in business journals and has authored five books, including Healthcare at a Turning Point: A Roadmap for Change. About Numerof & Associates: NAI is a strategy consulting firm that develops customized, market-based solutions for strategic and operational challenges of organizations in industries undergoing significant transition. Working globally across the healthcare industry with clients in delivery, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics, payers, and policy, NAI brings a unique cross-disciplinary approach to a broad range of engagements designed to sharpen strategic focus, increase revenues, reduce costs and risk, and enhance customer value. Visit us at www.nai-consulting.com. SOURCE Numerof & Associates, Inc.