Yvonne Bokelman, MBA, FACHE
Ms. Bokelman majored in Business Administration at the University of Phoenix - Tucson, Arizona, and received her master's degree there as well. Her career led her throughout the country in various health care administrative roles, eventually bringing her to the Midwest. After holding the position of Executive Vice President at Health Directions, LLC, in Chicago for a year, Ms. Bokelman took her talents to Medtronic, Spinal & Biologics, in Memphis, Tennessee. She worked for Medtronic for six years.
Ms. Bokelman is currently Vice President, Global Market Access, Health Economics & Reimbursement at Zimmer Biomet, Inc. The company is based in Warsaw, Indiana and is an orthopaedic medical device leader. Ms. Bokelman has accomplished many great things during her time at Zimmer Biomet, such as creating the company's first US field reimbursement team, initiating a comprehensive payer strategies program, and speaking nationally on health care reform impacts and coverage and reimbursement-related issues. Some of her professional affiliations include the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the Colorado Association of Healthcare Executives, and the Medical Group Management Association.