David Merritt is a nationally recognized expert in health policy and health transformation and a sought-after speaker, author and policy adviser. His areas of expertise include the national health reform law and health information technology, both of which he has counseled and guided many of the world's foremost organizations such as Microsoft, WellPoint, Siemens, GE, IBM, America's Health Insurance Plans, UPS and more than 80 other leading corporations.
Currently, Merritt is a senior adviser at Leavitt Partners, leading the Health Intelligence Partners unit, a new collaborative providing senior executives with valuable and actionable intelligence about the future of healthcare. In 2009 and 2010, he was deeply involved in the debate over national health reform, working closely with Members of Congress, congressional staff and key members of the national media. A frequent industry speaker, Merritt has delivered hundreds of presentations on health transformation and national policy for diverse organizations such as the American Medical Association, Southern Governors Association, Yale School of Management and Princeton University, at the invitation of visiting professor and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.