WHCC21 | Conference Agenda

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  • Commentary on policy changes to expect and proposals on the horizon
  • Perspectives on the path forward for value-based payment reform
  • Addressing issues underscored by the pandemic: Outlook on population-based models, prevention, and reducing disparities
Mary Grealy
Mary Grealy
President
Healthcare Leadership Council

Joshua Liao
Joshua Liao, MD
Medical Director, Payment Strategy, UW Medicine;
Member, Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee, US Department of Health and Human Services

Joel White
Joel White
President
Horizon Government Affairs

Moderator:

Ceci Connolly
Ceci Connolly
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP)

  • Thinking beyond the rules and regulations: Empowering consumers with accurate information and enable them to make the right choices
  • Keeping the consumers/patients front and center: Efforts to keep costs down and improve quality
  • Enabling timely access to the right information at the right time
Jim Gallagher
Jim Gallagher
Commercial Marketing, Product & Sales Strategy/Operations Leader
Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare

Tammy Jones
Tammy Jones
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Novant Health

Matt Parker
Matt Parker
Vice President, Products
HealthSparq

Moderator:

Mary Grealy
Mary Grealy
President
Healthcare Leadership Council

  • Leveraging public-private collaboration to help ensure a healthier and safer future
  • Anticipating, activating, and amplifying innovation to mitigate risk of future known and unknown diseases
  • Creating inclusive innovation and diverse collaborations
  • Addressing the priorities of tomorrow with urgency today
  • Identifying diverse needs and improving access to solutions
Gary L. Disbrow
Gary L. Disbrow, PhD
Director, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Melinda Richter
Melinda Richter
Global Head
Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS

Moderator:

Delmonize “Del” Smith
Delmonize “Del” Smith, PhD
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Acclinate

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM - Concurrent Tracks

  • Adopt an omnichannel communication and outreach strategy to meet members where they are and increase engagement
    • Address member needs ranging from diet and exercise to social isolation and financial insecurity
  • Explore the role of digital platforms to engage members in their health and well-being and promote sustained behavior change
  • Gain strategies to connect members to required and recommended services
Jennifer Funaro
Jennifer Funaro
National Social Determinants of Health Strategist
Centene

Emmilyn Lawson
Emmilyn Lawson
Market President
AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware

Lori Tishler
Lori Tishler, MD
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Commonwealth Care Alliance

Moderator:

Scott Draeger
Scott Draeger
Vice President, Customer Transformation
Quadient

  • Explore new proteomic tests that have recently been developed and are available and in use today by US health care providers
  • Examine what makes these tests unique, and understand their benefits vs. other traditional diagnostics
  • Discuss the potential impact of proteomics tests and their contribution to precision medicine
Jeffrey L. Anderson
Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD
Distinguished Clinical & Research Physician, Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute, Intermountain Healthcare;
Professor of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Intermountain Medical Center

Jaime Murillo
Jaime Murillo, MD
Senior Vice President, OptumLabs;
Chief CardioMetabolic Officer, UnitedHealth Group

Clay Smith
Clay Smith, MD
Director, Blood Disorders and Cell Therapies Center
UCHealth

Moderator:

Stephen A. Williams
Stephen A. Williams, MD
Chief Medical Officer
SomaLogic

  • Create an integrated ecosystem with payers, tech, home health, and other providers around hospital-level, clinical services in the home
  • Leverage biometrics, telehealth technologies, and analytics for real-time insights into consumer health
  • Discuss overcoming the challenges of value-based payment for home-based programs
Michael Le
Michael Le, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Landmark

Rajiv Patel
Rajiv Patel, MD
Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Medical Management (USMM)

Eliza Pippa Shulman
Eliza Pippa Shulman, DO
Chief Medical Officer
Medically Home

Moderator:

Theresa Soriano
Theresa Soriano, MD
President, American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM);
Associate Chief Clinical Officer, Prospero Health

  • Discuss approaches to effectively determine the needs of your employees and modify wellness initiatives accordingly
    • Hear perspectives on shifting priorities since the pandemic
  • Adopt a holistic approach to health and well-being: Focus on physical, financial, emotional, and mental health
  • Gain strategies to engage a diverse workforce
    • Assess the role of digital applications to engage individual their health and well-being and influence behavior change
    • Learn how a wellness ambassador network can drive engagement and create a healthy culture in the workplace
Jason Morgan
Jason Morgan
Global Health and Wellbeing Lead
Splunk

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - Concurrent Tracks

  • Understand the nuances of implementing a hospital-at-home program from an early-adopter
    • Hear challenges and lessons-learned along the way
  • Gain insight into key components required to launch a hospital-at-home program such as technology, finance, administration, and staffing
  • Review the CMS waiver for hospital-at-home and address operational and reimbursement concerns
  • Discuss approaches to measure quality, utilization and patient satisfaction
Debbie Welle-Powell
Debbie Welle-Powell
Chief Population Health Officer
Essentia Health

  • Leverage AI tools to solve hospital-wide clinical and administrative challenges
    • Manage patient flow and deliver timely care effectively and efficiently
  • Apply AI to collect data and make accurate, patient-centric decisions
  • Learn how the CHI Franciscan designed and operationalized a command center which complements its best-in-class virtual hospital
  • See how integrated AI used in real-time has delivered better patient classification, cross-site utilization, new virtual capacity, growth, and care progression
  • Hear how human and artificial intelligence combine with existing tools and methods to help deliver exceptional patient care
Jeff Terry
Jeff Terry
Chief Executive Officer
GE Clinical Command Centers

Ian G. Worden
Ian G. Worden
Chief Operating Officer
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

  • Gain strategies to effectively address neuro-rehabilitation using VR applications
  • Discuss recent clinical studies on VR utilization in neuro-rehabilitation
Craig Hewat
Craig Hewat
Managing Director
Engage VR

Jessica Maslin
Jessica Maslin
President
MieronVR

Veena Somareddy
Veena Somareddy
Co-Founder
Neuro Rehab VR

Moderator:

Ken Ehrhart
Ken Ehrhart
Chief Executive Officer
Paracosma

  • Discuss innovative approaches to improve the employee health care experience
  • Learn about applications that engage employees to meet their long-term health care goals
  • Gain strategies to roll-out these new services and offerings to employees
Sarah Hill
Sarah Hill
Chief Executive Officer
Healium

Nanea Reeves
Nanea Reeves
Chief Executive Officer
TRIPP

Colleen Reilly
Colleen Reilly
Senior Vice President, Business Development
Immersive Worlds

Moderator:

Robert Fine
Robert Fine
Executive Director
International Virtual Reality and Healthcare Association (IVRHA)

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM - Concurrent Tracks

  • Describe racial disparities in outcomes noted during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Illustrate a state-wide approach to create and distribute data incorporating demographic, clinical and socio-economic factors to stratify risk by community and individuals for COVID-19 vulnerability
  • Demonstrate the impact of data-driven tactics to target outreach and resources addressing identified inequities in the state related to COVID-19
David Baker
David Baker
Executive Director, Population Health
LifeBridge Health

  • Understand how Covid-19 has accelerated the need for more effective care management strategies at home
  • Gain insight into why mid-acuity patients are the sweet spot for proactive intervention
  • Discuss the importance of line-of-sight into the home to contain costs
  • Determine how to effectively incorporate analytics into daily care management
  • Learn how health system demonstrated a 61% decrease in 90-day readmissions using predictive analytics powered by Personal Emergency Response Systems
Catherine Giles
Catherine Giles
Head of Sales
Philips Lifeline

  • Gain insights into issues that rural health care providers face in care delivery
  • Bolster partnerships with local organizations to reach and improve the health of vulnerable, rural populations
  • Scale effective models and leverage technology to overcome access and isolation issues
Brian Nightengale
Brian Nightengale, RPh, PhD
Senior Vice President, Community and Specialty Pharmacy, AmerisourceBergen Corporation;
President, Good Neighbor Pharmacy

Michael Van Scoy
Michael Van Scoy, MD
Medical Director
Essentia Health

Janice Walters
Janice Walters
Chief Operating Officer Consultant, Rural Health Redesign Office
Pennsylvania Department of Health

Moderator:

Michael Consuelos
Michael Consuelos, MD
Vice President Strategy
Canton & Company

  • Efforts to keep employees healthy and productive during the pandemic and beyond
  • Return-to-work strategies that positively impact employee health and well-being
  • Investments in technology, digital apps, and virtual care to meet employee health needs
  • Taking a whole-person approach to maximize health engagement and deliver high-value care
  • Initiatives to promote health equity nationally and globally
Megan Adornato
Megan Adornato
Senior Vice President, Global Health Promotion Programs
Citi

Diana Han
Diana Han, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Vice President, Global Health
Unilever

Sara Martin
Sara Martin
Chief Executive Officer
Wellness Council of America (WELCOA)

Moderator:

Josh Stevens
Josh Stevens
President
DayTwo

Robert Pearl
Robert Pearl, MD
Author, Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors & Patients

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - Concurrent Tracks

  • Discuss the value of implementing a data strategy and assess how it integrates with the organization’s business strategy
  • Understand the importance of data governance
  • Maximize returns from your data: Gain strategies to remove barriers to data accessibility
  • Hear perspectives on how IT teams are leveraged as an enabling function and not a controlling function
Richard Cramer
Richard Cramer
Chief Healthcare Strategist
Informatica

Nick Minale
Nick Minale
Chief Data Officer
Johns Hopkins Healthcare

  • Build an analytics platform that integrates digital health streams to support real-time, point-of-care decision making
  • Explore opportunities to impact care with insights derived from data from multiple sources
Greg Strevig
Greg Strevig
Vice President, Enterprise Analytics
Geisinger

David Vawdrey
David Vawdrey, PhD
Chief Data Informatics Officer
Geisinger

  • Gain an insider’s perspective on the latest data from the Mental Health Index: U.S. Workers Edition
  • Assess how life events over the last year, like the pandemic, the election, and the holidays, impacted employee mental health
  • Understand how stress and anxiety impact your employees’ ability to focus and remain productive in times of crisis and change
  • Learn how employers are monitoring stress, anxiety, and the overall mental health of their employees as we move into a new period of change
  • Discuss strategies to support your employees’ mental health and increase focus and productivity, even as we move beyond the pandemic
Melissa Frieswick
Melissa Frieswick
Chief Commercial Officer
Total Brain

Louis Gagnon
Louis Gagnon
Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director
Total Brain

  • Leverage VR applications to support and treat elderly populations both at home and in the hospital
  • Discuss challenges innovators face in adoption and usage
Carleigh Berryman
Carleigh Berryman
Chief Executive Officer
Viva Vita

Susan Mazer
Susan Mazer, PhD
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Healing HealthCare Systems

Ted Werth
Ted Werth
Chief Financial Officer
MyndVR

Moderator:

Fran Ayalasomayajula
Fran Ayalasomayajula
President
REACH

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM - Concurrent Tracks

  • Leverage predictive analytics to navigate the changing health care consumption landscape
    • The role of advanced analytics in addressing deferred care, adopting virtual care, and delivering mental health services
  • Determine how and where predictive analytics should be incorporated into an overall analytics strategy
    • How do predictive analytics and predictive models work?
    • How should predictive analytics relate to other analytic efforts underway?
    • Where is it best to consider using predictive analytics?
    • What should you be doing with the results?
  • Hear examples that remold existing data to create leading indicators which can be used now
  • Understand the importance of building near-term leading indicators with short term benefits that offer insights along the way
Rani Aravamudhan
Rani Aravamudhan, MD
Senior Clinical Consultant
Health Data & Management Solutions (HDMS)

Keith Wilton
Keith Wilton
Vice President, Product Management
Health Data & Management Solutions (HDMS)

  • Gain insights on foundational steps to build telehealth and telemedicine programs and a digital health strategy from a nationally recognized institution
  • Review examples of innovations in redesigning care delivery during a national pandemic
  • Discuss strategies and tactics to support physicians, team members and customers on technology use in health care
  • Recognize challenges and opportunities to transition lessons learned/insights to actions while defining a path forward for virtual care delivery and digital engagement
Courtney Stevens
Courtney Stevens
Director, Virtual Care
Henry Ford Health System

  • Understand the inextricable link between money and health
  • Review recent research into the behaviors and attitudes that are similar across money and health decisions, and those that are not
  • Identify ways employers can support employees in financial well-being
Stan Dorsey
Stan Dorsey
Director, Health Solutions Thought Leadership
Fidelity

Tamara Sims
Tamara Sims
Director, Behavioral Science
Fidelity

  • Learn how hospitals are considering and adopting VR solutions in different departments
  • Understand how insurance carriers are approaching reimbursement for VR patient applications
  • Gain insight into the maintenance lifecycle for VR hardware within the hospital
Walter Greenleaf
Walter Greenleaf, PhD
Medical VR/AR Expert, Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab
Stanford University

Brendon Hale
Brendon Hale, PhD
Principal Research Scientist
OptumLabs

Robert G Louis
Robert G Louis, MD, FAANS
Chief of Neurosurgery and Director, Skull Base and Pituitary Tumor Program
Hoag Neurosciences Institute

Moderator:

Amy Hedrick
Amy Hedrick
Chief Executive Officer
Cleanbox Technology

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Concurrent Tracks

  • Hear updates on the latest disease targets for clinical epigenetic research
  • Learn how targeted epigenetics and AI/ML enable strategic patient care
  • Apply AI/ML to large emerging epigenetic data banks and use patient-specific treatment options to impact an entire population
George C. Halvorson
George C. Halvorson
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Institute for InterGroup Understanding

Moderator:

William Boyles
William Boyles
Executive Editor and Publisher
Interpro Publications

  • Deploy an analytics platform that integrates multiple digital health streams to support real-time, point-of-care decision making
  • Explore synergies between AI and digital health to improve consumer/patient experience
  • Unlock opportunities to impact care with insights derived from analyzing fully integrated data
James A. Colbert
James A. Colbert, MD
Senior Medical Director, Delivery System Innovation and Analytics
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Gurmeet Sran
Gurmeet Sran, MD
Associate Enterprise Chief Medical Information Officer, Department of Medical Informatics & Data Science
CommonSpirit Health

Michelle Stansbury
Michelle Stansbury
Vice President, Corporate Business / Revenue Cycle Systems and Innovations, Information Technology Division
Houston Methodist

Moderator:

Ferris Taylor
Ferris Taylor
Executive Director
HealthCare Executive Group (HCEG)

  • Adopt a holistic approach to address and manage MSK disorders
    • Gain strategies to reduce costs while improving an individual’s physical and mental health, and productivity
  • Increase employee engagement using therapists and health coaches
  • Leverage technology and digital tools for timely access to care
Melissa Hohenberger
Melissa Hohenberger
Senior Manager, Global Benefits
Avantor, Inc.

John Madaus, RN
Workers’ Compensation Manager
Clemens Family Corporation

Moderator:

Neil Goldfarb
Neil Goldfarb
President and Chief Executive Officer
Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health

  • Learn which mental health concerns are being addressed with VR solutions
  • Discuss mental health innovations a state-wide level
  • Understand how a 100-year old mental health therapy is being reimagined for both children and adults
Elizabeth A. Beverly
Elizabeth A. Beverly, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Primary Care
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Aaron Gani
Aaron Gani
Chief Executive Officer
BehaVR

Jessica Stone
Jessica Stone, PhD
Co-Creator
Virtual Sandtray

Moderator:

Matt Vogl
Matt Vogl
Executive Director, National Mental Health Innovation Center
University of Colorado Medical Campus

  • Discuss efforts to integrate clinical and social care
  • Explore community partnerships that mitigate health disparities
  • Examine disparities driving the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black, Latinx and some Native American communities
  • Focus on upstream drivers of care to improve overall health and well-being
Nebeyou Abebe
Nebeyou Abebe, MA, PMP
Senior Vice President, Social Determinants of Health
Highmark Health

Shantanu Agrawal
Shantanu Agrawal, MD
Chief Health Officer
Anthem

Imelda Dacones
Imelda Dacones, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Permanente, P.C. (NWP);
Chair, National Permanente Executive Committee, The Permanente Federation LLC

Moderator:

Kulleni Gebreyes
Kulleni Gebreyes, MD
Principal, Healthcare Practice and Director, Health Equity Institute
Deloitte

  • Promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within and outside the workplace: Integrating DE&I within the organization’s mission, vision, and values
  • Innovative approaches to foster an inclusive culture
  • The impact of DE&I efforts on an individual’s health and well-being
  • Leveraging employees as resources and ambassadors to promote social responsibility and equity in the community
  • Prioritizing health equity to effectively meet the needs of members/patients including vulnerable populations and underserved communities
Karen M. Dale
Karen M. Dale
Market President, AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia;
Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies

Lonie S. Haynes
Lonie S. Haynes, DLP
Senior Vice President and Global Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
AmerisourceBergen Corporation

Wema Hoover
Wema Hoover, GPHR
Global Head, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Google

Moderator:

Terri Broussard Williams
Terri Broussard Williams
Chief Firestarter; Founder and President, Movement Maker;
Author, Find Your Fire



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