Bill has worked in public policy most of his adult life, including healthcare policy.
After a heart attack, public policy became personal and he joined the Patient Advisory Council at the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement in 2010. Since then, Bill has been involved with a range of patient-centered health care initiatives and has presented on shared-decision making, the patient experience, healthcare reform and engaging communities in creating health to local and national audiences. He has been involved with MAPS since 2019 and is active in national groups dedicated to improving patient safety. He sees his most valuable role is to ask the question, “Is this good for patients?”
Bill and his wife, Ginny, reside is West Central Minnesota. They have six adult children and ten granddaughters.