In her current role, she works with some of the most innovative executives in the health sector to provide high-quality, affordable care to all. She is a leading thinker in the disruptive forces reshaping our health system and has been a trusted adviser to c-suite executives. Well-versed in a variety of areas pertinent to business today, she is an expert on communications, leadership coaching, crisis management and the Washington regulatory process.
A highly sought-after speaker, Connolly has the unique ability to translate complex subjects for audiences at all levels. Her breadth of experience as a healthcare adviser and as a political reporter both here and abroad enables her to speak authoritatively on a range of subjects including politics, health care, journalism, and what it takes to be a successful woman in the male-dominated worlds of Washington and Latin America.
She is the first non-physician to receive the prestigious Mayo Clinic Plummer Society award for promoting deeper understanding of science and medicine, and is a founding member of Women of Impact (WOI) for Healthcare.
- The Future of Health Care is Now
Technological advances, discerning consumers and innovative entrepreneurs are upending America’s $3 trillion health industry. Care is now available with the swipe of a finger on any mobile device. Connolly analyzes the latest trends hitting health care and what they mean for consumers, businesses and the industry itself.
- Landmark: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law
Based on the book, Landmark, which Connolly co-authored as a member of the Washington Post national reporting staff, Connolly takes an in-depth look at President Obama's transformative healthcare law, emphasizing how the legislation will have a lasting effect on our society.