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Wednesday, July 28, 2021
9:00-9:30 am CT

Opening Remarks

9:45-10:30 am CT


Big Little Breakthroughs
Josh Linkner, five-time tech entrepreneur, hyper-growth CEO, New York Times bestselling author, professional jazz guitarist, and host of Creative Troublemakers Podcast

10:45-11:30 am CT

Concurrent Tracks

Post-Pandemic Recovery and Rebuilding
Improving Value with Hospital-at-Home
Bruce Leff, MD, Professor of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Albert Siu, MD, MSPH, Director, Mount Sinai at Home, Mount Sinai Health System; Linda DeCherrie, MD, Clinical Director, Mount Sinai at Home, Mount Sinai Health System; David Levine, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham Health, Harvard Medical School; and Julia Resnick, MPH, Senior Program Manager, Strategic Initiatives, American Hospital Association
Sponsored by: The John A. Hartford Foundation

Leading for Resilience and Transformation
Organizational Health and Resiliency during Disruptive Times
Michelle Janney, PhD, RN, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Indiana University Health and Ron Stiver, President of System Clinical Services and Value Based Care, Indiana University Health
Sponsored by: American Medical Association

Behavioral Health Integration
A New Narrative for Behavioral Health
Patrick Runnels, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Population Health, University Hospitals of Cleveland; Jeanne Lackamp, MD, Director, Population Health Institute/Vice Chair Psychiatry, University Hospitals of Cleveland; and Peter Pronovost, MD, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, University Hospitals of Cleveland

Governance Excellence
Back to the Future: Governing Differently for Health Care's New Normal
Jamie Orlikoff, President, Orlikoff & Associates, Inc.
Sponsored by: iProtean

11:45 am-12:30 pm CT

Partner Programming

Lessons Learned: Navigating Shifts between In-person and Virtual Care
Katie Logan, Chief Consumer and Strategy Officer, Piedmont Healthcare; Jennifer Melby, Executive Director of Experience, Piedmont Healthcare; and Joshua Titus, CEO and Founder, Gozio Health
Sponsored by: Gozio Health

Strategies to Manage Provider Stress Amid Staffing Shortages and Increasing Workloads: From the Pandemic and Beyond
Ryan Dalton, MD, Quality Improvement, Department of Anesthesiology, Ohio State University and Patrick Hunt, MD, Chief Medical Officer, QGenda and Emergency Medicine Physician
Sponsored by: QGenda

Positioning Your Organization as a Destination Employer for Your Executive Leadership Team
Joe Moscola, EVP, Enterprise Management, Northwell Health; Jim Hebets, President, The Hebets Company; and Jamie Hebets, Senior Vice President, The Hebets Company
Sponsored by: The Hebets Company

Creating Time to Care with AI-Powered Workflows
Tim Ruff, Chief Product Owner, 3M Health Information Systems
Sponsored by: 3M

12:45-1:30 pm CT


Equity of Care: The Health Equity Journey in Advancing Health for All
Melinda L. Estes, MD, President and CEO, Saint Luke’s Health System; Eugene Woods, President and CEO, Atrium Health; Janice E. Nevin, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, ChristianaCare; and Wright L. Lassiter, III, President and Chief Executive Officer, Henry Ford Health System

1:40-1:55 pm CT

Visit the Digital Resources Hub

2:00-2:45 pm CT

Interactive Roundtables

The Future of Health Care Leadership
Rodrigo Alban, MD, Associate Director Performance Improvement, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Ji Im, MPH, System Director II, Community and Population Health, CommonSpirit Health; Blake Lindley, MSHA, System Director, Planning & Market Intelligence, Edward-Elmhurst Health; Marie Borgella, RN, DNP, Nursing Director, Massachusetts General Hospital; Andria Moore, MN, RN, CPHQ, CCRN-K, Program Manager Nursing Practice and Quality, Providence Health & Services; Laura Griffin, MHA, Vice President, Nursing Operations & Strategy, Allegheny Health Network; and Danielle Noreika, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, Medical Director, Palliative Care, VCU Health

Accelerating the Virtual Care Model by Applying Previous Solutions to New Use in 15 days
Shana Horseman, Director of Quality Outcomes, Saint Luke's Health System; Alicia Beebe, Director of Clinical Informatics, Saint Luke's Health System; and Kimi Magno, Clinical Informatics Specialist, Saint Luke's Health System

Shared Solutions: COVID-19, Climate Change, and Health Equity
Jon Utech, Senior Director, Sustainability Strategy, Cleveland Clinic and Beth Schenk, Executive Director of Environmental Stewardship, Providence

Leveraging EHR Digital Innovation to Improve the Patient Experience and Workflow Outcomes
Anthony Brown MBA, PMI-ACP, Director of Application Services, Kettering Health Network; Venus Jones, Director, Revenue Cycle Systems, AdvantageCare Physicians; and Vik Krishnan, General Manager, Digital Workflows & Healthcare, Intrado
Sponsored by: Intrado

Clinical Innovation: Utilizing Breakthrough Technology for Patient-Specific Care
Gaurav Manchanda, Medical Markets Lead, Formlabs, Inc.; Todd Goldstein, PhD, Director, 3D Design and Innovation, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Northwell Health; Amy Alexander, MS, Unit Head, Biomechanical Development and Applied Computational Engineering, Mayo Clinic; and Summer Decker, PhD, Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Director for 3D Clinical Applications, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Sponsored by: Formlabs, Inc.

3:00-3:45 pm CT

Concurrent Tracks

Post-Pandemic Recovery and Rebuilding
Strategic Planning and Growth: A Drama in Five Acts
Mike Slubowski, President and CEO, Trinity Health; Dan Roth, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, Trinity Health; Sheri Shapiro, SVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Trinity Health; and Ben Carter, Chief Operating Officer, Trinity Health
Sponsored by: Ryan Companies

Innovation, Virtual Care and Digital Health
Digital Strategy: Balancing Transformative Visioning and Practical Application
Stephanie Fendrick, Chief Strategy Officer, Virtua Health; Tarun Kapoor, MD, Chief Digital and Transformation Officer, Virtua Health; Tom Gordon, Chief Information Officer, Virtua Health; and Tom Kiesau, Director, The Chartis Group
Sponsored by: Accenture

Governance Excellence
The Board’s Role on the Value Journey: How Trustees can Help Hospitals and Health Systems Achieve Health Equity
Jhaymee Tynan, Consultant, Global Health, Public and Social Sector, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices, Egon Zehnder; Nichole Wilson, DPT, MBA, Vice President of Integrated Primary Care and Ancillary Services, Community Health Network; Phoebe Yang, Board Member, CommonSpirit Health; Winfred Parnell, MD, Board Member, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation; and Priya Bathija, Vice President, American Hospital Association
Sponsored by: The Joint Commission

Post-Pandemic Recovery and Rebuilding
The Quest for Quality: Achieving Quality Health Care and Advancing Health in Communities

Thursday, July 29, 2021
8:30-8:50 am CT

Visit the Digital Resources Hub

9:00-9:45 am CT

Concurrent Tracks

Leading for Resilience and Transformation
Developing Health Care Workforce Resilience in Uncertain Times
Carolyn Quinn, Executive Director, Cohen Children's Medical Center; Margaret Duffy, PhD, Associate Executive Director/Chief Nursing Officer, Cohen Children's Medical Center; and Phyllis Quinlan, PhD, Manager for Clinical Transformation/Internal Coach, Cohen Children's Medical Center
Sponsored by: Cross Country Healthcare

Behavioral Health Integration
Utilizing Emerging Virtual Care Methods and Population Health Platforms to Redefine Access to Behavioral Health Services within the Ambulatory Care Setting
Martha Whitecotton, Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health Services, Atrium Health and Manuel Castro, MD, Medical Director, Atrium Health
Sponsored by: ABILITY Network

Advancing Equity and Eliminating Care Disparities
Meeting a Community’s Complex Challenges and Societal Issues through the SBH Health & Wellness Center
Irene Kaufmann, Senior Vice President, Ambulatory Care, Population Health, SBH Health System
Sponsored by: LIFT

Innovation, Virtual Care and Digital Health
Successful Digital Transformation of an Entire Hospital System
Roberta Schwartz, Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, Chief Executive Officer of Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist; Sarah Pletcher, MD, Vice President & Executive Medical Director of Virtual Care, Houston Methodist; and Josh Sol, Administrative Director of Ambulatory Innovation, Houston Methodist
Sponsored by: Avertium

10:00-10:45 am CT


Health Care: The Human Story
Anna Deavere Smith, award-winning playwright, actor, and educator
Sponsored by: LIFT

11:00-11:45 am CT

Concurrent Tracks

Post-Pandemic Recovery and Rebuilding
Leading in a Rapidly Evolving Health Care Landscape
Jon Timmis, SVP, Corporate Strategy & Transformation Strategy, CommonSpirit Health and Rich Roth, Chief Strategic Innovation Officer, CommonSpirit Health
Sponsored by: WittKieffer

Leading for Resilience and Transformation
Leveraging Pandemic Response Attitudinal Change to Accelerate ‘Systemness’
Cliff Megerian, MD, Chief Executive Officer, University Hospitals Health System and Eric Beck, MD, Chief Operating Officer, University Hospitals Health System
Sponsored by: Coker Group

Governance Excellence
The Patient and the Community: Why Community Boards are the Most Important Link in System Governance
David Nygren, PhD, Principal, Nygren Consulting, LLC and Zachary Morfin, PhD, Consultant, Nygren Consulting, LLC
Sponsored by: Clearway Community Energy Group

12:00-12:45 pm CT

Interactive Roundtables

Reducing ER Utilization with Behavioral Health Integration
Edmund Pribitkin, MD, MBA, President, Jefferson Medical Group, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals; Harsh Trivedi, President and CEO, Sheppard Pratt; Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Medical Director, Outpatient Services, Sheppard Pratt; and Rebecca Chickey, Senior Director, Behavioral Health Services, American Hospital Association
Sponsored by: Cerner

Creating the Heroes of Tomorrow Today: Engage Your Physicians to Weather Any Storm
Matthew Dahnke, MD, Chief Inpatient Officer, Sutter East Bay Medical Group and Kavita Patankar, MD, Director of Hospitalists, Sutter East Bay Medical Group

Best Practices Governance Clinic
James E. Orlikoff, President, Orlikoff & Associates, Inc.

Dare to Diverge: Transforming Health and Wellness through an Advanced Digital Ecosystem
Angela Yochem, Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, Novant Health; Margaret Lozovatsky, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Health Informatics Officer, Novant Health; and Alex Rozenbaum, Director of Product Development, American Hospital Association
Sponsored by: Fortified Health Security

1:00-1:45 pm CT

Partner Programming

Improving Patient Care and Transitions through Post-Acute Data Transparency
Margaret Latrella, APN-C, Director of Quality and Clinical Services, St. Joseph’s Health Partners; Diana Smalley, FACHE, Health System & ACO Advisor, Real Time Medical Systems; and Phyllis Wojtusik, RN, Executive Vice President of Health System Solutions, Real Time Medical Systems
Sponsored by: Real Time Medical Systems

Optimizing System and Service Line Operations across the System of Care
Martin Lucenti, MD, SVP and CMO, Vizient and Marshall Leslie, Group SVP, Quality and Operations, Vizient
Sponsored by: Vizient

Changing Patient Management and Improving Lives through Personalized Medicine
Christie Ballantyne, MD, Chief of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine; Ronald Maag, MD, Asst. Prof. Medicine, Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine; and Damon Hostin, Sr. Director, Market Access, Illumina
Sponsored by: Illumina

The Patient-Centered Health System: Using Technology to Create the Experience Your Patients Expect
Mathew Dietz, Division Director, Digital and Virtual Care Strategy, MercyOne and Madeline Bloch, Market Development Director, Phreesia
Sponsored by: Phreesia

2:00-2:45 pm CT

Concurrent Tracks

Post-Pandemic Recovery and Rebuilding
The Post-Acute Care Experience in the COVID-19 Fight: Lessons on Adaptability and Value
Jim Prister, President & CEO, RML Specialty Hospitals and AHA Board member; Michael Spigel, CEO, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital; Katrina Melton, RN, Vice President of Post Acute Services, Memorial Hermann Health System; Denise Keefe, President/Executive Vice President Continuing Health, AdvocateAurora Health, Advocate Health Care; and Bruce Greenstein, Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, LHC Group

Behavioral Health Integration
Integrating Behavioral Health into Medical Urgent Care Settings
Robert Garrett, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health; Joseph Miller, PhD, Vice President, Behavioral Health Care Transformation Services, Hackensack Meridian Health; and Donald Parker, President, Behavioral Health Care Transformation Services, Hackensack Meridian Health
Sponsored by: MindCare Solutions Telepsychiatry

Governance Excellence
The Board’s Critical Role in Enterprise Risk Management
Pamela Knecht, President and CEO, ACCORD LIMITED and Rebecca Cady, Esq., Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Children’s National Medical Center
Sponsored by: Diligent

Post-Pandemic Recovery and Rebuilding
A Playbook for Succeeding in the Post-COVID World
Nathan Kaufman, Managing Director, Kaufman Strategic Advisors, LLC and Matterhorn Strategic Advisors, LLC Investment Banking
Sponsored by: College of American Pathologists