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2019 Agenda

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Sun, Oct 27

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Algorex Health Webinar

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Modern Health Spotlight

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Cedars-Sinai Webinar

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ELLKAY, LLC Webinar

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

EmpiRx Health Webinar

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ernst & Young (EY) Webinar

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Providence Webinar

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Publicis Health Webinar

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

NTT Data Spotlight

4:55 PM - 5:10 PM

Opening Remarks

General Session

Jonathan Weiner, Founder, Chairman, & CEO, HLTH

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Registration & Badge Pickup

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Together.Health

2019 Fall Summit: This year, Together.Health is excited to be partnering with HLTH, to convene community leaders in digital health innovation from throughout the country and world. At this highly interactive event, you’ll learn about how collaboration through a regional and national ecosystems approach is leading to successful partnerships and a more efficient, frictionless marketplace for scaling innovative healthcare solutions.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

American Medical Association

Healing Digital Health Headaches: Bridging the divide between medicine and innovation: The AMA, along with leaders in digital health, will highlight the emerging trends in medical technology and innovation, including the rise and application of AI and the crucial role physicians can – and should – play in the design and development of new digital tools that offer tremendous potential to solve medicines most vexing challenges.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

American Telemedicine Association

Telehealth: An Rx for the Consumer Experience:Join ATA to explore how Telehealth and the emerging field of DTx are increasingly changing the way health care is delivered. Hear from Telehealth and digital therapeutics innovators and thought leaders, who will share insights into the most promising solutions and services that are enabling direct-to-consumer virtual care, remote monitoring and disease management practices, and deliver personalized medicine in real-time.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

MATTER

Pharma in the Future: How to Build an Innovation Practice Today to Become a Life Sciences Company for Tomorrow: Join MATTER in this session to learn what’s at stake for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry and hear directly from pharma innovators on how they are building an innovation practice today that ensures they remain relevant tomorrow.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Intel SOLVE

AI Solutions Transforming Care from Edge to Cloud:Intel brings you together with leading healthcare industry experts to examine some of the most pressing challenges faced today throughout the journey of patient care. Come join the conversation and learn how artificial intelligence (AI) solutions can address these unique challenges and how you can find success in transforming your organization. Precision medicine, clinical systems, and pharmaceutical processes will be explored.

Mon, Oct 28

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

CHIME Luncheon

Join CHIME for an exciting and fast-paced session focused on the acceleration of digital innovation in health and care. Hear from world-renowned faculty, including chief innovation and chief information officers, a venture investment leader, and an industry-leading CEO. Experience the opportunity to meaningfully network with peers, discuss critical issues surrounding innovation, and interact with health leaders from across the country!

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Tech Talks

Join us for a series of 6 minute exhibitor-led presentations.

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Track 5 - Virtual Reality’s Big Impact

The vicious cycle of pain management often consists of chronic pain followed by prescriptions for opioids. VR is breaking the chronic pain chains by offering an alternative approach to pain management, and gaining back some of the current power of opioids. No one trick pony, VR is packing power punches to alleviate anxiety, enhance physical therapy and address PTSD!

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Track 2 - 3D Printing Reengineering Health

3D printing is opening up a myriad of possibilities in other industries and healthcare is no exception. From digital dentistry to bioabsorbable medical devices to human tissues, we are quickly surpassing the edge of 3D printing possibility. Hear real-time updates from pioneers altering health through artificial engineering.

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Track 4 - Tailoring to your Unique Population

The health needs of a bustling city in the Northeast, a rural Midwest town, or an oceanside community on the West Coast, may appear similar on the surface, but getting to the root of them may require home-grown solutions! These leaders listened to and learned from the distinct needs of their respective communities and created care plans to address their unique challenges.

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

Track 1 - Digital Networks Creating Informed Customers of Health

Caregivers and patients are turning to social media, search engines and blogs for health information, advice, and services. Over 80% of internet users are searching for health-related topics online. The network effect is affecting health and rearranging how we collectively navigate our way from confusion to conclusion.

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM

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1:30 PM - 2:10 PM Session 1

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1:30 PM - 2:10 PM Session 1

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Fringes of Health Science

Enhancing Brain Power

Speakers

Jennifer Esposito

Vice President, Health

Magic Leap

Vik Panda

Managing Director for North America

Dreem

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Two Presentations

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The untapped power of the human brain is the basis of many science fiction novels, movies - and even comic books! Some of these seemingly superhuman capabilities are accessible now, while others loom in the near future. Whether your brain is controlling the tech you use or the tech is leveraging your brain activity, innovations in neuroscience are bringing the pages of Marvel to life.

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM Session 1

Track 3

Generation.AI

AI: Radiology's Right Hand

Speakers

Kimberly Powell

VP Healthcare

NVIDIA

Lloyd Minor, MD

Dean

Stanford School of Medicine

Fabien Beckers

CEO & Co-Founder

Arterys

Moderator

Alan Pitt

Radiologist and Nudge

Barrow Neurological Institute

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Panel Discussion

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On average, radiologists have to interpret an image every 3 to 5 seconds just to keep up with their workload, leaving even the most skilled falling behind. Enter AI, which can augment image analysis capabilities faster than ever. With improved accuracy, more rapid diagnosis, and added insights, AI is delivering tremendous value to the field of radiology.

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM Session 1

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Communities at the Crossroads of Health

Purposeful Partnering

Speakers

Megan Callahan

VP, Healthcare

Lyft Business

Jami Snyder

Director

AHCCCS

Dr. Chet Robson

Chief Medical Officer

Walgreens

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<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>1. Delivering Patients to Care</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">Transportation challenges have a direct impact on the health and well-being of individuals who struggle to make it to care appointments, pharmacies, grocery stores, therapists, support groups, or even out to visit loved ones. Innovators closing transportation gaps through strategic partnerships are getting patients to the centers of care.</p>

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>2. The Integration of Pharmacy & Primary Care</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">To meet the full suite of community health needs, primary care and pharmacy settings are merging. Bridging the two allows for precise tracking of pharmacy adherence, discovering gaps in care, better managing chronic conditions and addressing factors that impede health and drive up costs. With a shared mission to bring affordable and quality care to every community served, these leaders are partnering with a purpose.</p>

1:30 PM - 2:10 PM Session 1

Track 5

Drug-Less Therapy

Betting on Cannabis

Speakers

Ana Rosenstein

Founder and CEO

Kaleidoscope Labs

Karan Wadhera

Managing Partner

Casa Verde Capital

Jeff Wells

President and CEO

Metrc

Krishna Andavolu

Executive Producer and Host

VICE Media

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Sarah H. Owermohle

Health Care Reporter

Politico

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Panel Discussion

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The use cases for cannabis as a legitimate medicinal are vast. Industry leaders are succeeding in unlocking the potential of cannabinoid compounds for health conditions, while keeping safety and quality a high priority. With questions around its true classification and the ever-changing regulatory landscape, even seasoned gamblers are perplexed about its efficacy. Whichever side your bet lands on, cannabis’s entrance into health is sure to pay off!

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM

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2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Session 2

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Bold New Entrants

Odd Couples of Health

Speakers

Carina Edwards

CEO

Quil

Dan Trigub

Head of Uber Health

Uber Health

John Gresham

Senior Vice President

Cerner

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Two Presentations

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Traditional health industry players are turning to unlikely sources to build strategic partnerships in order to capture new markets. Cable providers are partnering with payers, pharma is partnering with gaming companies, providers are turning to social media. These leaders are keeping an open mind to prove that sometimes unexpected partnerships are the best ones!

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Session 2

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Fringes of Health Science

Advancing the Science of Longevity

Speakers

Kristen Fortney

CEO

BIOAGE

R.B. Hill

CSO

Cytegen

Eric Verdin, MD

President & CEO

Buck Institute for Research on Aging

Moderator

George Ugras

Managing Director

AV8 Ventures

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Panel Discussion

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Diet, exercise, getting enough sleep and remaining social can all add life to your years, but science is taking that a step further. New treatments to alter bodily processes at the cellular level can not only help us live longer, but feel younger too. The human longevity market is flush with recent investments and deep ambitions in extending life expectancy in this generation. Hear from leaders discovering the Fountain of Youth by leveraging tech and science.

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Session 2

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Generation.AI

AI Accelerating Drug Discovery

Speakers

Melinda Richter

Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

JLABS

Alex Zhavoronkov

Founder and CEO

Insilico Medicine, Inc

Dan Vahdat

Founder & CEO

Medopad

Moderator

Gavin Teo

General Partner

B Capital Group

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Panel Discussion

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With an average timeline of 12 years and a cost of over $2B to discover and develop a single drug, some may say drug discovery and development has hit rock bottom. Arriving like a knight in shining armour, AI/ML has completely changed the drug discovery process with its unprecedented ability to screen data, identify potential targets, speed up clinical trial design and recruitment, and even repurpose old drugs for new uses!

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Session 2

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Communities at the Crossroads of Health

Focused Care for Those Left Behind

Speakers

Fran Ayalasomayajula

Head of Population Health, Worldwide

HP

Andrew Parker

Founder & CEO

Papa

Iyah K. Romm

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Cityblock Health

Moderator

Jessica Zeaske

Partner

Echo Health Ventures

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Panel Discussion

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Rather than aiming to impart change to every individual facing health challenges as a result of social determinants, these change-makers are focusing their attention on targeted communities in need. Whether engaging isolated seniors, homeless individuals, or patients facing end of life struggles, these leaders are positively impacting those affected by social determinants of health!

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Session 2

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Moderator

Jessica Zeaske

Partner

Echo Health Ventures

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3:10 PM - 3:50 PM

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3:10 PM - 3:50 PM Session 3

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Bold New Entrants

Blurred Lines of Health

Speakers

Tom Waller

SVP Whitespace

lululemon

Dr. Jacqueline Shreibati, MD

Chief Medical Officer

AliveCor

David L. Holmberg

President and Chief Executive Officer

Highmark Health

Moderator

Serena Oppenheim

Founder, Good Zing

Forbes Contributor

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The definitions and technologies separating medical devices, wearables, smart apps, clothing, and other health products are losing distinction. In the future of health, some will survive, and some will face extinction. Who is remapping the health landscape and is there enough terrain to go around?

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM Session 3

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Moderator

Serena Oppenheim

Founder, Good Zing

Forbes Contributor

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3:10 PM - 3:50 PM Session 3

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Generation.AI

Early Detection & Intervention through AI

Speakers

Shez Partovi, MD

Worldwide Lead: Healthcare, Life Sciences, Genomics

Amazon Web Services

Dekel Gelbman

CEO

FDNA

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Two Presentations

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Diagnosing diseases earlier can increase the success rate of treatments, provide greater options for therapies, slow the progression, and alleviate undue stress to patients! With its 20/20 vision into data patterns hidden to the naked eye, AI/ML is the power behind improved precision in disease detection and intervention.

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM Session 3

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Communities at the Crossroads of Health

Platforms Closing Gaps in Social Determinants of Health

Speakers

Dr. Alisahah Cole

Chief Community Impact Officer

Atrium Health

Dan Brillman

Founder & CEO

Unite Us

Rich Roth

Senior Vice President and Chief Strategic Innovation Officer

CommonSpirit Health

Moderator

Elizabeth M. Wroe

Principal

Leavitt Partners

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Panel Discussion

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Correlations between health status and social determinants are well-known but identifying and connecting individuals to their respective need for housing, nutrition, employment, or companionship can be difficult. These innovators are utilizing sophisticated platforms powered with real-time data and analytics to make these correlations sooner - and with greater accuracy! Driven by purpose, devoted by passion and powered by technology, these presenters know it’s cool to live out the Golden Rule.

3:10 PM - 3:50 PM Session 3

Track 5

Drug-Less Therapy

Wellness Reimagined

Speakers

Sara Seidelmann, M.D., Ph.D

Physician Scientist

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Amy McDonough

SVP and General Manager

Fitbit Health Solutions

Peter Ohnemus

President & CEO

dacadoo

Moderator

Nicole Fisher 

Global Health, Technology and Policy Contributor

Forbes

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Panel Discussion

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Health is a state, but wellness is a choice. Understanding your microbiome, making positive changes in your diet, and leading an active lifestyle continue to show incredible outcomes in preventing and managing disease. Hear from healthy lifestyle experts touting hard evidence on the healing powers of wellness.

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Track 2 - CRISPR: Health’s Holy Grail?

Arguably the most infamous and revolutionary breakthrough in health’s recent history, CRISPR is changing the way we see ourselves evolving as a human species. Ethical issues may make the headlines, but the underlying science is worth paying attention to. Hear about its true potential, along with real case studies from the experts.

4:40 PM - 4:55 PM

Networking Break

4:55 PM - 5:10 PM

Opening Remarks

General Session

Jonathan Weiner, Founder, Chairman, & CEO, HLTH with special guest Helen Leis, Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman

5:10 PM - 5:30 PM

General Session 1

General Session

SPEAKER: Francis deSouza, President & CEO, Illumina

MODERATOR: Sarah Elizabeth Richards, WIRED Contributer, WIRED

The Transformational Power of GenomicsGenomics is one of the most transformational forces of our time. It is changing how diseases are diagnosed and treated, and will soon become a standard part of how our health is managed. Hear how Illumina is thinking about the future of genomics and how to bring its benefits to more people, faster.

5:30 PM - 5:50 PM

General Session 2

General Session

SPEAKERS: Dr. Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Healthcare, Microsoft

Susan Mockus, Ph.D., MBA, Director, Product Innovation & Strategic Commercialization, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

MODERATOR: Nicole Fisher, Global Health, Technology & Policy Contributor, Forbes

Elevating Cancer Care through CollaborationJoin Peter Lee Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Healthcare and Susan Mockus, Ph.D., MBA, Director, Product Innovation & Strategic Commercialization, The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) as they unveil a unique collaboration between Microsoft and JAX that empowers oncologists and researchers to recommend more personalized treatments to cancer patients.

5:50 PM - 6:10 PM

General Session 3

General Session

SPEAKER: Tomas Philipson, Acting Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, The White House

MODERATOR: Avik Roy, President, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity and Policy Editor, Forbes

Healthcare Deregulation in the Trump AdministrationGovernment data show that average prescription drug prices are falling at levels last seen in the 1960s. This decline is partly driven by deregulatory policies of the Trump Administration. Additionally, what role does the government policy play in increasing patients’ access to drugs, lowering the cost of medical care, and keeping America the international leader in healthcare innovation?

6:10 PM - 6:40 PM

General Session 4

General Session

SPEAKERS: Paul Markovich, President and CEO, Blue Shield of California

Mindy Grossman, President and CEO, WW

MODERATOR: Ezekiel J. Emanuel M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania

A Commitment to WellnessTwo top CEO’s from different corners of the health ecosystem come together to discuss their shared mission to put wellness at the core of their organizations. Whether they are supporting wellness as part of efforts to promote healthy initiatives for their members or personally through embodying a healthy lifestyle, these executives are leading by example. Hear more about their recent initiatives and plans for the future.

6:40 PM - 7:00 PM

General Session 5

General Session

SPEAKERS: Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

What Should be the Role of Gov’t in HealthcareIn a time of growing dissatisfaction with the healthcare system among the public, what is the proper role for government in healthcare? The CMS Administrator will discuss her vision for answering this question – to include setting standards for patient safety and quality of care, as well as creating the atmosphere for a well-functioning, free and competitive market.

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Welcome Reception at Topgolf

6:15 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration & Badge pickup

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Morning Yoga

Start your day with an instructor-led yoga session.

7:10 AM - 8:30 AM

Funding Founders (Prescheduled Only) - Lounge Opens

Sponsored by Amazon Web Services

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Tech Talks

Join us for a series of 6 minute exhibitor-led presentations.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Session 4

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Session 4

Track 1

Tech Connecting and Affecting Health

Blockchain’s A-Team

Speakers

Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, MD

Chief Quality and Innovation Officer

MEDNAX

Rajeev Ronanki

Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer

Anthem

Michael Kim

CIO

MultiPlan

Moderator

Radhika Iyengar-Emens

Founding Partner

StarChain Ventures

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Panel Discussion

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Constantly in the hot seat for its applications in health, blockchain is a buzzworthy technology we are at the edge of our seats to utilize. The industry is taking a hands on approach to proving the winning models and silencing the naysayers. Hear specific applications and their respective results from the three leading blockchain consortiums who are bringing blockchain off the bench and into the starting lineup of health transformation.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Session 4

Track 2

Chronic Condition Crisis

Getting a Jump on Chronic Conditions

Speakers

Hank Schlissberg

President

Vively Health

David Van Sickle

CEO & Co-Founder

Propeller Health

Julia Hu

CEO and Cofounder

Lark Health

Natalie Schneider

Vice President Digital Health

Samsung Electronics America

Moderator

Nancy Brown

General Partner

Oak HC/FT

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Panel Discussion

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Champions of care refuse to throw in the towel to finding unique solutions to ease chronic conditions. These innovators have proven their commitment to identify patients at risk for developing chronic conditions and provide a higher QOL to those currently suffering through their holistic approaches to care. Hear from those vaulting to remain one step ahead of chronic diseases.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Session 4

Track 3

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Moderator

Nancy Brown

General Partner

Oak HC/FT

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7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Session 4

Track 4

Taking Care of Business

Transforming Claims, Billing & Payment

Speakers

David Braza

Executive Vice President of Healthcare Informatics and Chief Actuary

Premera Blue Cross

Shantha Diaz

Chief Operating Officer

Avalon Healthcare Solutions

Emad Rizk, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cotiviti

Eugene Sayan

Founder, CEO & President

Softheon

Moderator

A.G. Breitenstein

Co-Founder and Executive Chair

Vybe Ventures

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Panel Discussion

Description

The traditional methods for revenue cycle management are undergoing a payment and reconciliation digital overhaul. Once staunchly on different sides of the aisle, payers and providers are now coming together to bring claims and payments operations on par with clinical care innovations.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM Session 4

Track 5

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Moderator

A.G. Breitenstein

Co-Founder and Executive Chair

Vybe Ventures

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8:30 AM - 9:10 AM

Session 5

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

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Moderator

A.G. Breitenstein

Co-Founder and Executive Chair

Vybe Ventures

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8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

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Moderator

A.G. Breitenstein

Co-Founder and Executive Chair

Vybe Ventures

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8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 3

We the People

What’s at Stake? Federal Health Policy for those Who Live it Everyday

Speakers

Kristie Canegallo

Board Member

United States of Care

Penny Wheeler, MD

President & Chief Executive Officer

Allina Health

Moderator

Ana Gupte

Healthcare Policy Analyst

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Panel Discussion

Description

Public policymakers and innovators need each other to succeed and solve problems. Yet there is little understanding of each others’ world-views, visions, and constraints. Draw on the expertise of those who have been on both sides of the table – pushing change and innovation from both inside and outside the government – in order to shed light on what federal policymakers need and how entrepreneurs can help them.

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 4

Taking Care of Business

Centralizing Fragmented Systems

Speakers

Mona Siddiqui

Chief Data Officer

Department of Health and Human Services

Mike McSherry

CEO

Xealth

Mark Nathan

CEO and Founder

Zipari

Moderator

Nicole J Walker

Partner

Baird

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Panel Discussion

Description

For the past decade, bridging the operational silos preventing payers, providers and third party solutions to come together and coordinate care has seemed a pipe dream under constant construction. Learn who is finally building the functionality to join the resources necessary to span the full continuum of consumer health.

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 5

Engage

Putting Patient Experience on Top

Speakers

Sven Gierlinger

Chief Experience Officer

Northwell Health

Alan Dubovsky

Chief Patient Experience Officer

Cedars-Sinai

Adrienne Boissy, MD, MA

Chief Experience Officer

Cleveland Clinic Health System

Moderator

Jack Stockert

Managing Director

Health2047 Inc.

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Panel Discussion

Description

True patient-centered healthcare is the holy grail for most institutions. How do we design our operations around keeping our patients’ needs priority number one? What challenges hinder our efforts? An expert panel of chief patient experience officers from leading hospitals discuss their learnings and ongoing initiatives.

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 6

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 1

Tech Connecting and Affecting Health

Tech-Driven Care

Speakers

John P. Driscoll

Chief Executive Officer

CareCentrix

James Mault, MD, FACS

CEO

BioIntelliSense

Josh DeFonzo

Chief Operating Officer

Auris Health, Inc.

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Two Presentations

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<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>1. 24/7 Monitoring of Health</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">Remote monitoring is enabling patients and their caregivers to paint a more detailed picture of their real-time health. “How will my morning run impact my heart rate? Will a second piece of cake wreak havoc on my blood sugar? Will my stressful day lead to a sleepless night?” Through remote, real-time tracking, tech is becoming patients’ trusted 24/7 health guide for health maintenance and acute condition monitoring.</p>

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>2. Less Invasive and More Pervasive: Humanizing Care through Robotics</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">How do we become a world where patient care is no-longer predetermined by the limitations of current techniques and technology? One big step in that direction is through utilizing robotic platforms that combine advanced imaging, flexible instrumentation, and navigation systems with the aim of enhancing physician capabilities, evolving minimally invasive techniques, and creating new categories of care to redefine optimal outcomes. Hear updates on the first release of a groundbreaking robotics platform, details on its use in robot-assisted bronchoscopy, and new clinical data supporting the system’s use in localizing peripheral lung lesions.</p>

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 2

Chronic Condition Crisis

Shrinking Obesity, Diabetes and Other Burgeoning Health Conditions

Speakers

Katie Adamson

Vice President, Health Partnerships and Policy

YMCA of the USA

Sami Inkinen

CEO & Founder

Virta Health

Brenda Schmidt

Founder and CEO

Solera Health

Moderator

George Hill

Managing Director, Healthcare Technology & Services Equity Research

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

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Panel Discussion

Description

Preventable health conditions including smoking, alcoholism, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, and cholesterol are getting out of control. They are costing our nation billions in care and care accommodations. These presenters are making monumental progress in reducing the prevalence of stoppable, abominable health diseases.

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 3

Speakers

Moderator

George Hill

Managing Director, Healthcare Technology & Services Equity Research

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

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Description

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 4

Taking Care of Business

Alleviating Healthcare’s Administrative Burden

Speakers

Pranay Kapadia

CEO and Co-Founder

Notable

Vivek Garipalli

Co-Founder & CEO

Clover Health

Marijka Grey, MD, MBA, FACP

Executive Leader for Transformation Implementation, Physician Enterprise

Catholic Health Initiatives

Ali Diab

Co-Founder & CEO

Collective Health

Moderator

Bill Geary

Cofounder and Partner

Flare Capital Partners

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Panel Discussion

Description

Physicians spend an average of 10 hours a week on admin tasks, but the burden to the system does not stop there. Tediously inputted data needs to be seamlessly transferred downstream to close the loop. Hear from leaders putting the business of health admin on autopilot through NLP, RPA and AI, enabling providers and payers to operate at maximum efficiency.

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 5

Speakers

Moderator

Bill Geary

Cofounder and Partner

Flare Capital Partners

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Description

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Track 5 - The Front Lines of Care

1. When the CIO Becomes the Patient

What happens when the chief information officer of a major health system has a close encounter with those very IT systems as a patient? Hear from the CIO at world renowned healthcare patient who became a cancer patient and saw the true struggle in utilizing EHRs and other clinical tools. Learn from his newfound mission to make tech work for providers and patients.

2. The Hospital of the Future Puts Patients First

Let’s paint a picture of the hospital of the future. No longer a brick and mortar-only establishment, but a digital network where integrated data flows seamlessly and care is always-on, 24/7. Where AI is driving precision medicine and helping doctors understand the complexity of our combined drivers of health, where design thinking is an essential element in improving the patient experience, and where we humanize the technology we use to support patients. Hear a tech leader’s vision for this future of care.

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Track 3 - Demystifying State Government Connection to Innovation

States offer tremendous opportunities for innovators to put their technology and ideas into practice – but first they need to understand what problems states actually want them to help solve. Discuss what states and health care systems actually need from tech partners and hear examples of superpower-like innovations developed in response to these needs, yielding positive change for those we are ultimately trying to serve: patients themselves.

10:50 AM - 11:15 AM

Networking Break - Exhibit Hall Opens

10:50 AM - 11:15 AM

Tech Talks

Join us for a series of 6-minute exhibitor-led presentations.

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Live Entertainment in General Session

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM

General Session 1

General Session How Pharma's New CDOs are Transforming Patient-Centric Care The appointment of Chief Digital Officers at some of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the world is a signal that the industry is investing in digital solutions and capabilities. Pharma is looking to deepen its partnerships with all of the key stakeholders in healthcare, utilize patient centric technology to increase access and adherence and unlock the potential of insightful data to play their part in transforming the way patients receive healthcare. Dive into the unique backgrounds of 3 top CDO’s and learn their perspectives on healthcare’s changing landscape and increased digital capabilities.

SPEAKERS: Karenann Terrell, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, GSK

Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer, Novartis

Lidia Fonseca, Chief Digital and Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Pfizer

MODERATOR: Sasha Khursheed Said, Vice President, Leerink Transformation Partners

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM

General Session 2

General Session Determined Progress for Health Care Technological and scientific advances fuel hope in the health care industry, but these contributions also fuel complexity and confusion, making it increasingly difficult to navigate. We can achieve better health for all through smaller, incremental advances, not just big announcements. These efforts include an ambitious new community health network, continued investments in affordable housing and innovative partnerships with leading industry partners. Health care organizations have a unique responsibility to promote progress against many of the most prominent challenges of our time, and ultimately, transform health beyond what’s expected.

SPEAKER: Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente

12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

General Session 3

General Session The Power of Blue: Driving a New Member Experience through Disruption & Collaboration Two top payer CEOs are driving a new member experience with consumers at the core of all new innovations. They are committed to taking the member experience up a notch by doing whatever it takes both internally and through strategic partnerships. They plan to reinvent and simplify antiquated workflows, while aligning incentives in cost and clinical data sharing that may have been antagonistic in the past. Their methods may be different, but their focus is the same: to take a system that has been in place for decades and completely transform it!

SPEAKERS: Gail K. Boudreaux, President and CEO, Anthem, Inc.

Pam Kehaly, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

MODERATOR: Giovanni Colella, Co-Founder & CEO, OODA Health

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Women in AI for Life Sciences: What They’ve Accomplished and Why We Need More

More diversity, more responsible engineering, and better AI-based outcomes for health. The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Standards Association is hosting an important workshop to highlight the progress and contributions of women both in the technical development of responsible AI applications for life sciences and the use of AI-based applications to solve critical health problems.

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

IBM Watson Health Lunch Panel

Digital Transformation: How to Deliver on the Promise: What are the essential elements needed to drive digital transformation? IBM Watson Health experts address remaining barriers, core capabilities required and other big-picture questions around data, analytics, AI, blockchain, security and moving to a hybrid, multi-cloud environment

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Rolling Lunch

Tue, Oct 29

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Women of Impact Luncheon

You already know that women are under-represented in the C-suite and Board room and that this asymmetry has negatively affected your bottom line. What may come as a surprise, however, is that there are steps you can take to remedy this sooner, rather than later. This session is a practical discussion on how to successfully mentor, promote and empower female leaders.

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Tech Talks

Join us for a series of 6 minute exhibitor-led presentations.

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Table Talks (Prescheduled Only)

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Hosted Buyer Program (Prescheduled Only)

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Track 3 - Real World Evidence for Value-Based Care

Real-world patient data may be the cornerstone to better clinical and financial decision-making. Through the adoption of evidence-based platforms, we can align pharma to payers in value-based care. These stakeholders are on a mission to bring the real world into value-based decisions.

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Track 1 - Bull vs. Bear View on Digital Health

With the fast pace of innovation in recent years, it’s easy to get swept up in the “sky's the limit” mentality for digital innovation in health. Maintaining a pragmatic view to ensure safety and effectiveness before jumping in with both feet is just as important. The debate is on as to whether we are getting too far ahead of ourselves or are at the tipping point for digital transformation in health.

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Session 1

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Session 1

Track 1

Tech Connecting and Affecting Health

Empowering, Educating and Alerting Health Consumers Through Tech

Speakers

Dan Nigrin

Senior VP & Chief Information Officer

Boston Children's Hospital

Jeff Bennett

CEO

higi

Sam De Brouwer

Co-founder and COO

doc.ai

Allon Bloch

Co-Founder & CEO

K Health

Moderator

Rebecca Robbins

San Francisco Correspondent

STAT

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

Armed with an arsenal of health tech tools, consumers are empowered to make informed day-to-day decisions about their health outside of traditional care settings. Hear from leaders outfitting people with AI powered apps, blockchain-backed predictive analytics platforms, Federated Learning, and smart health stations that make them commander in chief of their health journey.

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Session 1

Track 2

Mental and Behavioral Bridges to Health

Slaying Addiction

Speakers

Corbin Petro

CEO & Co-Founder

Eleanor Health

Kody H. Kinsley

Deputy Secretary for Behavioral Health & IDD

N.C. Department of Health & Human Services

Corey M. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.

President & CEO

Pear Therapeutics

Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA

President

American Medical Association

Moderator

David Whelan

Managing General Partner

Oxeon Venture Studio

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

The opioid crisis hits close to home for most Americans. Whether a brother, mother, neighbor, colleague… we all have a story. The health industry is stepping up and facing the epidemic head on through smart tech, powerful local initiatives, rethinking regulations and an unwavering determination to reach all who are suffering. Hear from the inspiring innovators slaying the dragons of addiction!

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Session 1

Track 3

Speakers

Moderator

David Whelan

Managing General Partner

Oxeon Venture Studio

Format

Description

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Session 1

Track 4

Employer Program - Bend Trend. Curb Cost. Bust Distrust.

The ABC’s of Healthcare Technology

Speakers

Harlan Levine, MD

President, Strategy & Business Ventures

City of Hope

Dele Atanda

CEO

metaMe

Carole Mendoza

Director, Global Health Benefits & Well-being Strategy

IBM

Moderator

Dr. Henry Wei

Medical Director

Google

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

Brace yourselves, the latest health tech is hitting the employer market! Understanding how these developments are impacting the delivery of healthcare is crucial for employers. Hear from experts on blockchain, precision medicine, and AI/machine learning who will help you understand the basics behind these “buzzwords” and make better decisions about the solutions that tout them.

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Session 1

Track 5

Engage

How Do We Fix Healthcare? We Listen to Patients.

Speakers

Ivelyse Andino

CEO & Founder

Radical Health

Bryce Olson

Global Strategist, Health and Life Sciences

Intel

Roberta L. Schwartz

Executive Vice President/Chief Innovation Officer

Houston Methodist Hospital

Moderator

Jack Barrette

Founder and CEO

WEGO Health

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

Our health system is riddled with challenges at every corner, but no single group feels the impact more acutely than patients. Hear a panel of empowered patients and enlightened companies discuss their unique health journeys and how they would like to overhaul our broken system.

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Session 2

Track 1

Tech Connecting and Affecting Health

Leveraging Tech's Power in Health

Speakers

Maria Lensing

VP, Healthcare Solutions

AT&T Business

Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH

President & CEO

American Well

Format

Two Presentations

Description

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>1. 5G Health Revolution</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">The number of connected devices in use is predicted to reach nearly 75 billion by 2025 with quadrillions of gigabytes of data in tow. 5G technology has the capability to support this data boom and enable the use of more powerful IoT devices. Doctors, nurses, health coaches, administrators - and even buildings - are looking to harness 5G superpower in health for imaging, telemedicine, remote monitoring and more!</p>

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>2. Telehealth's Graduation</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">Telehealth is quickly evolving beyond the state of urgent care and into the mission-oriented realm of delivering a greater level of dignity to some of our most vulnerable Americans. Hear a top telehealth CEO announce a new way to think about caring for our most at risk populations, leveraging tech for care delivery and to truly put patients first.</p>

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Session 2

Track 2

Mental and Behavioral Bridges to Health

Tech Battling the Mental Health Crisis

Speakers

Sarah Donnelly

Chief Product Officer

Quartet Health

David Sides

COO

Teladoc Health

Oren Frank

Co-Founder and CEO

Talkspace

Moderator

Vishal Vasishth

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Obvious Ventures

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

The health industry is becoming more reasonable in its approach to supporting and healing behavioral and emotional well-being. These innovative organizations offer solutions that don’t ration compassion when it comes to providing care for those experiencing mental duress.

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Session 2

Track 3

Cooking up Winning Care Models

Driving Primary Care Improvement through New Models

Speakers

Farzad Mostashari, MD

Founder and CEO

Aledade, Inc.

Clive Fields

Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer

VillageMD

Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, MPP

CEO & Co-Founder

Iora Health

Moderator

Nancy Brown

General Partner

Oak HC/FT

Format

Debate

Description

There are risks and rewards to startups and providers choosing different primary care models. The choices include Medicare Advantage or Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), in-house or outsourced EHRs, hybrid or built for one purpose models, along with which IT strategies to incorporate. These presenters compare and contrast two different market models as providers seek to take on more risk and, ultimately, make a sizable dent in Medicare spending. Cast your vote on which approach will drive health improvements and health savings.

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Session 2

Track 4

Employer Program - Bend Trend. Curb Cost. Bust Distrust.

No Wage Left Behind: Health Solutions for All

Speakers

Meredith Touchstone

Director, Benefits

CarMax

Maribeth Bearfield

Chief Human Resources Officer

Bright Horizons

Chris Stenzel

National Vice President, Business Development & Innovation

Kaiser Permanente

Moderator

Laura Hamill

Chief People Officer, Chief Science Officer

Limeade

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

When employers focus on the well-being of their low-wage workers, they tend to narrow in on a few areas of concern: health care affordability, encouraging better health behaviors, ensuring timely and appropriate access to care, and promoting the use of preventive services. Beyond these key areas lies the social determinants of health. Hear the direct experiences of new players who are exploring solutions to tackle these challenges.

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Session 2

Track 5

Engage

Can AI Chatbots Help Improve the Patient Experience?

Speakers

Kristi Ebong

SVP Strategy, GM Providers

Orbita

Dana Udall, PhD

Chief Clinical Officer

Ginger

Arno Hartholt

Director of R&D Integration

USC Institute for Creative Technologies

Moderator

Mike Phillips

Ventures Partner and Director

Intermountain

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

Artificial Intelligence, while questionably overhyped, is being leveraged in various aspects of health, from medical imaging to drug development to gleaning data insights and patient matching for clinical trials. Learn how AI is being utilized to engage with patients and better guide them along their health journey.

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM

Session 3

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Session 3

Track 1

Speakers

Moderator

Mike Phillips

Ventures Partner and Director

Intermountain

Format

Description

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Session 3

Track 2

Mental and Behavioral Bridges to Health

The Anxiety Economy

Speakers

Michael Acton Smith

Co-Founder + Co-CEO

Calm

Moderator

Unity Stoakes

Co-Founder & President

StartUp Health

Format

Fireside Chat

Description

With 1 in 5 Americans is facing anxiety, relief is needed! Products and services targeted at the anxious are booming, but are we close to understanding why our generation is so at risk? What treatment methods have proven successful in managing anxiety before it can take a greater toll on mental and physical health? Hear from experts altering current approaches to anxiety care.

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Session 3

Track 3

Cooking up Winning Care Models

Reimbursement Reformation

Speakers

Divya Paliwal, MD

Chief Clinical Transformation Officer

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Claudia Williams

CEO

Manifest MedEx

Jeffrey Hulburt

Chief Business Officer

Beth Israel Lahey Performance Network

Moderator

Christopher Donovan

Partner

Foley & Lardner LLP

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

The days of transaction-based care are over. The ecosystem is turning to outcome-based contracting and innovative pricing arrangements to align costs to value. Hear updates on the various payment models taking reimbursement from volume-driven to value-driven.

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Session 3

Track 4

Speakers

Moderator

Christopher Donovan

Partner

Foley & Lardner LLP

Format

Description

3:40 PM - 4:20 PM Session 3

Track 5

Engage

Closing Keynotes

Speakers

Bodo Hoenen

Founder, Open Innovator

Dev4X

Alexandra Drane

Cashier, Walmart

Co-Founder, ARCHANGELS

Format

Two Presentations

Description

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>1. From Paralysis to Empowerment</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">When a little girl became paralyzed, she and her dad jumped into action to find a solution. They set out to build a robotic exoskeleton arm brace that would attempt to pick up signals from her damaged motor neurons and use them as a control signal for the exoskeleton. Their odyssey is a testament, not only to the kindness of strangers and the indomitable will of a little girl, but also to the fact that patients can create their own personalized solutions.</p>

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>2. What Matters Most: A Radically Simple Solution To Transforming Healthcare</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">Working with people at times of serious illness or at the end of their lives brings an urgency and focus to getting to know a patient’s goals and values for treatment and care. Learn how the lens of palliative care in combination with the innovations and expectations that shape our increasingly fluid, customized and seamless world can transform the healthcare experience at all stages of life.</p>

4:30 PM - 4:40 PM

Live Entertainment in General Session

4:40 PM - 5:00 PM

General Session 4

General Session Creating Hope and Humanity in Healthcare Innovating better health care experiences for individuals and their families should start with a deep understanding of their needs. Our industry has the privilege of playing a role in a person’s health journey, from birth to completion of life. We have the opportunity to put the focus back on those we serve. This keynote will help bring the voice of the individual into the conversation, and focus on how we can do better to meet their evolving needs.

SPEAKER: Mark Ganz, President & Chief Executive Officer, Cambia Health Solutions

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

General Session 5

General Session Introducing Out of the Box Ideas for Addressing Health Care Can they work? How do we upset the policy/political apple cart? Mark shares his experiences trying to take on The System with big new ideas for covering Americans and for reducing their drug costs.

SPEAKERS: Andy Slavitt, Founder and Board Chair, United States of Care

Mark Cuban, Entrepreneur

5:30 PM - 5:50 PM

General Session 6

General Session Meet Google Health At Google we’re committed to improving the lives of as many people as possible. One of the most important areas in which we’re striving to do that is health. Join us and meet David to hear more on what Google Health is working on today and our vision for the future.

SPEAKER: David T. Feinberg MD, MBA, Head of Google Health, Google

5:50 PM - 6:10 PM

General Session 7

General Session Innovating for the Greater Good As our population faces unprecedented health challenges, the benefits of health tech innovation partnerships are clear. We—as health leaders—must meet consumers where they are, when they need it, and remove the friction points to receiving convenient, personalized quality care. As one of the nation's largest nonprofit health care organizations, CommonSpirit Health™ collaborates with a wide range of tech giants and budding entrepreneurs to unleash innovative solutions to our patients and providers—at scale. As a newly-formed health system built on the legacy of innovation at Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives, CommonSpirit Health is proud to partner with the best minds, which are among the many presenters at HLTH 2019, to address some of the most pressing health care issues of our time and build healthier communities for all. Join Lloyd Dean, CEO of CommonSpirit Health, to learn how health systems can amplify their value and impact by becoming health tech innovation incubators at scale.

SPEAKER: Lloyd Dean, CEO, CommonSpirit Health

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Tech Talks

Join us for a series of 6 minute exhibitor-led presentations.

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Sponsored by Rectangle Health

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Hosted Buyer Program (Prescheduled Only)

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

WEGO Health Awards Celebration

The WEGO Health Awards program was created to recognize and honor those making a difference in the online health community. It provides the opportunity for community members to thank and support the Patient Leaders and patient-centric initiatives they admire. Award winners will be honored during this reception.

6:15 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration & Badge Pickup

6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Morning Yoga

Start your day with an instructor-led yoga session.

7:10 AM - 8:30 AM

Funding Founders (Prescheduled Only) - Lounge Opens

Sponsored by Amazon Web Services

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM

Session 4

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Session 4

Track 1

Speakers

Format

Description

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Session 4

Track 2

Precision Medicine

The Omics Revolution

Speakers

Roy Smythe, M.D.

CEO

SomaLogic

Mickey Caplan

Chief Scientific Officer

NorthShore University HealthSystem

Format

Two Presentations

Description

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>1. Proteomics Realizing its Power</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">Taking a real-time snapshot of what’s happening inside your body at any given time is possible through proteomic screenings. Scouring through the volume and complexity of our bodies’ proteins like a fine tooth comb, proteomics can predict future health events with mind blowing accuracy. Hear case studies from leaders packing the power of proteins to drastically alter the way we personalize care.</p>

<p class="session__description-title mt-2"><b>2. A Novel Genomics Effort Grounded in Primary Care</b></p>
<p class="session__description-body mt-1">Let’s move beyond the research potential of genomics for a moment, and see how its translational promise is being realized in actual clinical settings. Integrating genomics into physician workflows is no easy lift – in addition to traditional barriers like access and cost of testing, now provider knowledge and patient understanding of the benefits/risks of testing leave many systems wondering how to get started. Hear how a health system has leveraged its strong, integrated medical group and its relationships with Epic to develop novel, just-in-time alerts and education to support provider and patient engagement in the largest known U.S.-based genomics effort of its kind.</p>

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Session 4

Track 3

Speakers

Format

Description

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Session 4

Track 4

Speakers

Format

Description

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM Session 4

Track 5

Mo' Money, Mo' Transformation?

Follow the Money

Speakers

Mohamad Makhzoumi

General Partner

NEA

Andrew Adams

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Oak HC/FT

Dawn Owens

President

TripleTree

Moderator

Bill Evans

Managing Director & CEO

Rock Health

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

With $8.1 billion invested into digital health in 2018 and valuations soaring, it’s fair to ask: where is that money going and what difference does it make when it arrives? Industry mavens will walk us down the green brick road to see if the dollars indeed lead us to health’s Oz; where lower costs and improved quality thrive.

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM

Session 5

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 1

Human-Centered Care

Health’s 5 Star Service

Speakers

Maeve O'Meara

CEO

Castlight Health

Dr. Oliver Kharraz

CEO and Founder

Zocdoc

Lynne Stockstad

Chief Marketing Officer

Optum

Robbie Cape

CEO and Co-founder

98point6

Moderator

Robert Mittendorff, MD

Partner

Norwest Venture Partners

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

In an era where health consumers are flooded with endless choices of where to seek care, companies are rolling out the red carpet to provide a clearer path towards wellness. From peer reviews to price comparisons to digitally booking care and even virtual diagnoses, consumers now have true 5 star tools at their disposal. Hear from companies who are taking a white glove approach to human-centered health.

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 2

Speakers

Moderator

Robert Mittendorff, MD

Partner

Norwest Venture Partners

Format

Description

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 3

Cooking up Winning Care Models

The Evolution of Traditional Care Settings

Speakers

Tom X Lee

CEO

Galileo

Katherine Ryder

Founder and CEO

Maven

Sachin Jain

President and CEO

CareMore Health

Chris Miller

CEO

Paladina Health

Moderator

Tina Reed

Executive Editor

FierceHealthcare

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

In order to appeal to future generations of patients, standard care models have evolved. Traditional clinic setting care is being phased out and patients are demanding more digital tools to complement in-person visits, more personal attention from their care teams, and more one-stop shops for addressing health needs. These leaders recognize that “those who do not move, do not notice their chains.”

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 4

Employer Program - Bend Trend. Curb Cost. Bust Distrust.

Locally Grown Health Strategies

Speakers

Lisa Woods

Senior Director, Strategy & Design U.S. Benefits

Walmart

Owen Tripp

Co-Founder and CEO

Grand Rounds

Tanya Benenson, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Comcast NBCUniversal

Dr. Scott Shreeve

Chief Executive Officer

Crossover Health

Format

Two Presentations

Description

We’ve heard the saying that “all healthcare is local,” but it can be hard to put this concept into practice for many national employers. Learn from leaders who have done the heavy lifting and developed unique strategies tailored to the specific needs of their population. From custom Center-of-Excellence approaches to local ACO plans to virtual solutions, these innovators are bringing creative solutions to a local level.

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM Session 5

Track 5

Mo' Money, Mo' Transformation?

Deep Pockets, Big Plans

Speakers

Robbert Vorhoff

Managing Director and Global Head of Healthcare

General Atlantic

Nina Kjellson

General Partner

Canaan

Peter H.W. van der Goes

Co-head of M&A Consumer Retail & Healthcare Group, Global Head of Healthcare Information Technology & Digital Health Practice

Goldman Sachs

Moderator

Lydia Ramsey

Senior Reporter

Business Insider

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

Behind every CEO making headlines for power moves in the market, there are savvy investors guiding the ship. Hear from the experts who are scaling, IPO’ing, merging and acquiring to reshape the health ecosystem.

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 6

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 1

Human-Centered Care

Creating a Connected Digital Health Experience

Speakers

Sara Wajnberg

Chief Product Officer

Oscar Health

Edmondo J. Robinson, M.D., MBA, FACP

Chief Transformation Officer, Senior Vice President, Consumerism

Christiana Care Health System

Melissa Waters

Chief Marketing Officer

Hims & Hers

Moderator

Jamie Stockton

Senior Equity Analyst

Wells Fargo Securities

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

How do you pull together a digital health experience which is both seamless and personalized? We all want to use cool tech, but if it doesn’t seamlessly connect back to health systems, then where is the benefit? Take a look at different methods to bring the old and new world together to create a truly connected experience for consumers.

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 2

Precision Medicine

The Age of Genomics

Speakers

Lisa Alderson

Co-founder and CEO

Genome Medical

Rodrigo Martinez

Chief Marketing & Design Officer

Veritas Genetics

Piraye Yurttas Beim, PhD

Founder & CEO

Celmatix

Moderator

Sarah Elizabeth Richards

WIRED contributor

WIRED

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

Recognizing that each diagnosis is unique, innovators are venturing into how human genes can be used to identify, divert - and even erase cancers, rare diseases and unhealthy behaviors at a personal level! Learn what lies beyond the horizon of genomic discoveries in the development of medicines and clinical practices that improve health.

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 3

Cooking up Winning Care Models

Bringing Health Back Home

Speakers

Asheesh Saksena

President, Best Buy Health

Best Buy

Sumant Ramachandra, M.D., Ph.D.

President, Pharmaceuticals and Chief Science & Technology Officer

Baxter International Inc.

Michael Le, MD

Co-Founder & Chief Medical Officer

Landmark Health

Nita Sommers

President

Honor

Moderator

Neda Amidi

Partner and Global Head of Health

Plug and Play

Format

Panel Discussion

Description

Studies show recuperating from a health event at home leads to significantly faster recovery times and reduced readmissions, not to mention costs 52% less than hospital stays. Health leaders are taking notice of the stats and creating sophisticated care models centered around treating patients in the comfort of their own home. Hear the staggering outcomes proving there is truly no place like home!

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 4

Speakers

Moderator

Neda Amidi

Partner and Global Head of Health

Plug and Play

Format

Description

9:20 AM - 10:00 AM Session 6

Track 5

Speakers

Moderator

Neda Amidi

Partner and Global Head of Health

Plug and Play

Format

Description

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Track 5 - The Strategics

Remaking health for all requires doing things differently in order to make an impact. Big pharma and payers are flush with cash and actively partnering with investment firms to make more calculated decisions. Hear from industry players who successfully set up strategic investment arms to become active participants in health innovation.

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Track 3 - Building Care Models from the Inside-Out

“If you build it, they will come” may work in baseball, but health needs to take a contrarian approach to care. These leaders are deliberately designing verticals of care around the consumer, ensuring that the end product fully addresses their needs above all else. “They will come, if you build it for them!”

10:10 AM - 10:50 AM

Track 4 - Time's Up on Ignoring Mental Health at Work

Mental & behavioral health seems to be the elephant in the room for employers big and small. Solutions have popped up from resilience to mindfulness to cognitive behavioral therapy, but how do we actually integrate them into employees’ everyday lives? Learn from employers who are truly moving the needle for those facing mental and behavioral health struggles.

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Networking Break - Exhibit Hall Opens

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM

Tech Talks

Join us for a series of 6 minute exhibitor-led presentations.

11:05 AM - 11:15 AM

Live Entertainment in General Session

11:15 AM - 11:40 AM

General Session 1

General Session A Bold New Approach to Transforming the Consumer Health Care Experience CVS Health has a clear Purpose: helping people on their path to better health. Through its health services, plans, and community pharmacists, the company is pioneering a bold new approach to total health—making quality care more affordable, accessible, simple, and seamless. CVS Health President and CEO Larry Merlo will discuss how the company’s community-based, locally-focused approach is engaging consumers with the care they need, when they need it.

SPEAKER: Larry Merlo, President and Chief Executive Officer, CVS Health

MODERATOR: Debra Richman, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal

11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

General Session 2

General Session Bridging the Care Gap for Consumers Walmart is venturing deeper into the communities they serve to bring a fully integrated care experience to populations in need. Take a walk through the brand new, full healthcare journey that Walmart is delivering to consumers.

SPEAKER: Marcus Osborne, VP, Health Transformation, Walmart

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

General Session 3

General Session Journey from Precision Medicine Pioneer to Policy Trailblazer

From patient reported outcomes to precision medicine, the FDA is taking an innovative approach to the future of medicine. Listen to key points health organizations should be considering and a forward-thinking view on technology, innovation, FDA, and the medical ecosystem. What will the precision medicine landscape look like 1, 5, 10 years from now? With digital health in areas such as AI/ML advancing at a rapid pace, FDA is modernizing its approach to medical product regulation.

SPEAKER: Dr. Amy Abernethy, Principal Deputy Commissioner and Acting CIO, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

MODERATOR: Bertha Coombs, Reporter, CNBC

12:20 PM - 12:40 PM

General Session 4

General Session 23andMe: What's Next For The Personal Genetics Pioneer By now, you probably know your saliva can tell you where your ancestors may have hailed from, and clue you in to potential health risks. But what's next in the evolution of this relatively nascent industry? Anne Wojcicki, co-founder and CEO of the only consumer genetics company with FDA-authorized reports, will discuss what the future may hold, including new data on DNA-inspired behavior changes, genetic clues into more common conditions and what innovations lie ahead in genetic research.

SPEAKER: Anne Wojcicki, CEO and Co-Founder, 23andMe

MODERATOR:Chrissy Farr, Reporter, CNBC

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

NODE.Health Luncheon Session

Sharing Evidence-Based Approaches to Digital Medicine and Recipes for Health System Transformation: This session will explore the current landscape of digital medicine and how it can support value-based care. Members of NODE.Health will share examples and lessons learned from real-world, scalable digital medicine implementations, as well as approaches to clinical validation and measuring user experience for digital medicine. Attendees will come away with a solid framework for evaluating and scaling digital medicine solutions.

Wed, Oct 30

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

WEGO Patient Leaders Luncheon

Get plugged into the world’s largest network of patient thought leaders and influencers who are working with organizations across the healthcare industry to improve health and the patient experience. Join us for a luncheon on Level 2 brought to you by WEGO Health.

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Rolling Lunch

12:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Tech Talks

Join us for a series of 6 minute exhibitor-led presentations.

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Hosted Buyer Program (Prescheduled Only)

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Track 2 - The Democratization of Cancer Care

The rapid acceleration of immuno-oncology, and other precision treatment options, is demolishing the “one size fits all” approach to cancer care. Allies in discovering new treatments, care teams and their patients are fighting dire diagnoses by utilizing clinical trials and experimental therapies. Hear about precision oncology advancements and remarkable recoveries through tailored treatment plans.

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Track 1 - Don’t Let Health Get in the Way of Life

Recognizing that we all need care to seamlessly integrate with our daily lives, the consumer journey is undergoing a digital transformation. Health stakeholders are embracing a tech-driven “GPS” approach to care, ensuring that each individual patient remains on the right route to reach their health destination with ease.

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Track 3 - Unlocking Voice Tech’s Power

Smart speakers are becoming an increasingly important medium through which we can engage consumers in all aspects of their healthcare. With the new HIPAA-eligible environment from Amazon Alexa, consumers are now able to check on prescription orders, schedule appointments, and even check-in with their care teams all via voice technology. What will voice tech tackle next?

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Track 4 - The Patient Data Debates

Round 1. Who is Responsible for Patient Data?

Moving past ownership of patient data, let’s focus on responsibility. What are the main considerations for utilizing patient data for consumerism vs. for provider application? Should providers, patients and vendors share decision-making responsibilities? Is there a line drawn when the patient delegates responsibility to a third party? Listen to varied perspectives from different segments of the ecosystem on handling patient data.

Round 2. How Will Patient Data Privacy Evolve in the Next Decade?

Whether inside brick and mortar care or in a virtual clinical trial, our thinking about patients and their data is evolving. What are new considerations around data privacy today and into the next decade? Where does HIPAA fall short and complicate rules for organizations to align with patient intent? Finally, how do we make the patient experience of consent for data use consistent and clear over time? Hear different stakeholder considerations in the world of patient data privacy, through the lens of both providers and industry.

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Track 5 - Startup Pitch Contest

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Track 1 - Treating Taboos, Amplifying Access

New players entering the game are focused on tackling patient access to prescriptions and treatments for more taboo health conditions. Gone are the days of having to discuss stigmatized health concerns with your physician face-to-face. Savvy, direct to consumer platforms are reinventing the way we engage with health - taking embarrassment out of the game!

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM

Track 5 - Startup Pitch Contest

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Track 4 - The Data Interoperability Debates

Round 1: Blockchain or Bust.

The use cases for blockchain in health are endless, but it has yet to make a real dent in the system. Will 2020 be the year where we see a real business case for blockchain? If so, will the breakthrough come from private, commissioned or decentralized patient-owned platforms? Hear both sides give their case.

Round 2: The Health Data Liberation.

Health may be a slow mover to full data interoperability, but the shift is happening. Industry stakeholders are eagerly seeking ways to optimize their operations through freeing siloed data, but what is actually working and what really happens to the data once freed? Hear two different perspectives on the best strategy to remove health data's shackles.

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Track 3 - Voice Documentation Debate

Many voice platforms are geared towards easing the documentation burden for clinicians, but should greater focus be placed on the patient? Experts will debate the risks and benefits associated with leveraging voice tech and ML for patients to track their clinical encounters.

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM

Track 2 - Reorienting to Scale Personalized Care

The goal is for personalized medicine to become accessible and affordable to all with every part of the health ecosystem playing a role. Confusion and debate around the best pathways to commercialization, along with who will pay for these expensive treatments, has slowed the progression towards large scale adoption. Hear from those speeding up the paths to scalable personalized care.