Agenda for Digital Health

World of Connections
November 14, 2018
Cypress

Digital Transformation of Healthcare is an imperative. Needs are increasing, budgets are constrained, the workforce is not growing. Automation, efficiency, patient connectivity, and data interoperability are all foundational components to any path forward. How can current enterprise and patient engagement tools make a real difference?

Breakfast, registration, and welcome keynotes

8:00 a.m. to 10:40 a.m.
Fireside Chat: The Crises in Caregiver Burnout

Can AI/ML, Automation Tools and Voice Recognition Capabilities be a Big Part of the Solution?

Kip Webb, MD
Chief Clinical Innovation Officer, Accenture

Robert Wachter, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Amy Merlino, MD
FACOG, Enterprise CMIO, Cleveland Clinic

10:40 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.
Vendor Roundtable: Technologies that Make Caregiver’s Work Easier

With Firefly, Sansoro Health, Clarify Health, and Workfusion

Andy Ellner, MD
CEO, Firefly

Jeremy Pierotti
Co-Founder and CEO, Sansoro Health

Adam Travis, MD
SVP, Clarify Health

Andy Bethurum
Chief Business Officer, WorkFusion

Moderators:

Kip Webb, Accenture, Amy Merlino, Cleveland Clinic, and Robert Wachter, UCSF

11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Lunch

Ventana Ballroom
Challenges and Opportunities of Data and Digital Transformation in Public Health

Keynote: Mona Siddiqui
Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

1:15 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.
Fireside Chat: Beyond the Amazon, Berkshire, and JPMorgan Health Venture

A Conversation with Mercer on what large employers are doing today to take direct control of the health and well being of their employees.

Veeneta Lakhani
SVP Healthcare services, Vida

D'Ann Whitehead
Partner, Mercer

1:40 p.m. to 2:10 p.m.
Innovation and Disruption of Health Insurance

What difference can more data driven, patient focused models make?

Interviewer: George Ugras
General partner, AV8 Ventures

Sarahjane Sacchetti
Chief Marketing Officer, Collective Health

Ian Blumenfeld
Chief Data Scientist, Clover Health

2:10 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Networking Break
Innovator's View

Phillipp Roesch-Schlanderer
CEO, eGym

3:05 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Innovator's View

Sach Jain
Chief of Executive, Carrum Health

3:15 p.m. to 3:25 p.m.
Investor Roundtable: Digital Transformation of Healthcare

Key Learnings toward building scaleable healthcare businesses

Martin Felsenthal
Managing Partner, Health Velocity Capital

Ruchita Sinha
Senior Director of Investments, Sanofi Ventures

Aabed Meer, MD
Director, Martis Capital

3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.
Wrap-Up and Key Takeaways From the Day

John Gardner
Partner, NGP Capital

Evan Grossman
Vice President, Integration Services, Athena Health

4:05 p.m. to 4:25 p.m.

Speakers for Digital Health

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Mona Siddiqui

Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mona Siddiqui

Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mona Siddiqui is the Chief Data Officer for the U.S Department of Health and Human Services where she is driving the strategy to connect the nation’s healthcare data. 

She is leading an effort to implement the first HHS enterprise wide data sharing platform and governance structure.

Prior to this role, Siddiqui was at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation advancing rapid cycle testing for payment models. 

She has also led the health portfolio for the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (“nudge” unit) during the Obama administration. 

She has a MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, a masters in quantitative methods from the Harvard School of Public Health and management/engineering from the Stanford School of Engineering.

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Robert Wachter

Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Robert Wachter

Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco

Robert Wachter, MD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is the Holly Smith Distinguished Professor in Science and Medicine and the Benioff Endowed Chair in Hospital Medicine. The department leads the nation in NIH grants and is generally ranked as one of the nation’s best.

Wachter is author of 250 articles and six books, and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is often considered the “father” of the hospitalist field, the fastest growing specialty in the history of modern medicine. He is past president of the Society of Hospital Medicine and past chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine.

In the safety and quality arenas, he edits the U.S. government’s leading website on patient safety and has written two books on the subject, including Understanding Patient Safety, the world’s top selling safety primer.

In 2004, he received the John M. Eisenberg Award, the nation’s top honor in patient safety. Twelve times, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked him as one of the 50 most influential physician-executives in the U.S.; he was #1 on the list in 2015. His 2015 book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, was a New York Times science bestseller. He recently chaired a blue-ribbon commission advising England’s National Health Service on its digital strategy.

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Kip Webb

Managing Director and Chief Clinical Innovation Officer, Accenture

Kip Webb

Managing Director and Chief Clinical Innovation Officer, Accenture

Webb has over 35 years of broad-based health care experience, including 10 years of clinical practice. Since coming to Accenture, Webb has previously served as the Global Leader of our Clinical Transformation Practice and as the Leader of our North American Provider Practice.

Prior to coming to Accenture, Webb served on the faculties of Stanford University and Tufts University Medical Schools. His academic work concentrated on clinical decision analysis, pharmacoeconomic, and medical outcomes research. He has worked with leading academic research institutions around the World and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is the author of several peer reviewed articles and has been a contributor to Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics.

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Philipp Roesch-Schlanderer

CEO, e-Gym

Philipp Roesch-Schlanderer

CEO, e-Gym

The inspiration for eGym came to Philipp Roesch-Schlanderer in a tired gym at Columbia University in New York. Why, he wondered to himself, can’t working out be more fun? And why aren’t we harnessing the potential of the Internet and smartphones to train more effectively?

He founded eGym at the end of 2010 in Germany, together with his friend Florian Sauter, and since then has been consistently implementing the idea of using digitalization to make gyms and their members more successful.

Philipp studied business administration in Munich, Aarhus, and New York, before going on to complete a post-graduate course in Technology Management at the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM).

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George Ugras

George Ugras Managing Director, AV8 Ventures

George Ugras

George Ugras
Managing Director, AV8 Ventures

George is a Managing Director at AV8 Ventures based in Silicon Valley. AV8 is an early stage venture fund with offices in Palo Alto and London.

Prior to AV8, George led IBM Ventures. Prior to IBM he was a financial venture investor for over 15 years. He has founded and run start-ups during his career and served as advisor and director to a number of venture-backed companies.

George started his investment career at Apax Partners, a global investment firm. Prior to Apax he was with McKinsey & Co. in New York. Ugras has lectured on entrepreneurship and advised on technology pin-offs at various universities. He has served on the boards of Corporate Venturing arm of NVCA and visiting committee for NASA. Ugras holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Yale and was a research fellow at CalTech.

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Sarahjane Sacchetti

Chief Marketing Officer, Collective Health

Sarahjane Sacchetti

Chief Marketing Officer, Collective Health

Sarahjane brings more than 15 years of marketing, communications, and political campaign experience to the Collective Health team. Her experience driving results through focused brand, growth, and communications campaigns is applied to Collective Health’s efforts to build awareness and adoption across the United States.

Before joining Collective Health, Sarahjane worked as a marketing consultant launching and building awareness for several high-growth startups as diverse as consumer mobile app Luxe, advertising technology innovator Quantcast, and solar energy leader SunPower.

Earlier in her career, Sarahjane was responsible for driving public relations campaigns at an award winning PR agency where she worked to simplify the stories of enterprise technology companies, and before that she managed political campaigns resulting in the passage of over $800 million in funding for healthcare and school districts in California.

A graduate of New York University with a major in political science and communications, Sarahjane lives in the Bay Area with her husband and two year old son, Oden.

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Andy Ellner, MD

Co-Founder and CEO, Firefly

Andy Ellner, MD

Co-Founder and CEO, Firefly

Andy was the founding Co-Director of the Harvard Medical School (HMS) Center
for Primary Care and Founding Director of the HMS Program in Global Primary Care and Social Change. He holds an MD from HMS and an MSc from the London School of Economics. He also teaches at HMS and is a practicing primary care physician.

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Martin Felsenthal

Managing Partner, Health Velocity Capital

Martin Felsenthal

Managing Partner, Health Velocity Capital

Marty has worked exclusively with innovative, disruptive, and rapidly growing healthcare software and services companies for more than 20 years.  

He was previously a partner at two leading venture and growth capital firms focused on this sector – Salix Ventures and HLM Venture Partners – and also worked with Madison Dearborn Partners earlier in his career. 

He has led investments in and/or served on the Boards of Directors of companies such as TelaDoc (NYSE:  TDOC); Change Healthcare (acquired by Emdeon); Aperio (acquired by Leica Biosystems); Titan Health (acquired by United Surgical Partners); US Renal Care (acquired by Leonard Green);  Payerpath (acquired by Misys/Allscripts); Vantage Oncology (acquired by McKesson); NovoLogix (acquired by CVS Health); VeriCare (acquired by MedOptions); OnShift; ClearData Networks; and Infusion Express. 

Marty serves as an adviser to the California Healthcare Foundation Innovation Fund and on the board of BioEnterprise, a not-for-profit focused on sponsoring healthcare innovation and creating job growth in Northeast Ohio. 

Marty received his AB from Princeton University and his MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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Amy Merlino, MD

FACOG, Enterprise CMIO, Cleveland Clinic

Amy Merlino, MD

FACOG, Enterprise CMIO, Cleveland Clinic

Amy Merlino, MD FACOG Enterprise Chief Medical Information Officer and is a staff member of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Cleveland Clinic Health System.

Dr. Merlino obtained her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine and completed her training at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

She was named Director of Clinical Informatics in 2010, promoted to Associate Chief Medical Information Officer in 2015, and promoted to Enterprise Chief Medical Information Officer in 2017.

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Jeremy Pierotti

Co-Founder and CEO, Sansoro Health

Jeremy Pierotti

Co-Founder and CEO, Sansoro Health

Jeremy Edes Pierotti is CEO and co-founder of Sansoro Health with over 25 of years of healthcare experience. In his role, Jeremy focuses on strategically guiding organizations, strengthening operations and driving successful teams.

Prior to Sansoro, Jeremy served as the CIO for Leidos Health and co-Owner of Validus Consultin. Active in his community, Jeremy serves on the boards of MinnPost and the Chamber Music Society of Minnesota. You can follow him on Twitter @jeremy_ep.

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D’Ann Whitehead

Partner, Mercer

D’Ann Whitehead

Partner, Mercer

D’Ann is a Partner with Mercer and leads the Total Health Management Specialty Practice in the West. She has been with Mercer for seven years.

She is recognized as a global expert in Health & Productivity, having over 25 years experience and working in different roles, as a provider, purchaser, consultant, and vendor. Because of her breadth of experience, D’Ann shares a broader, more integrated vision of health. Her passion is well-being and behavioral health innovation.

Prior to joining Mercer, D’Ann was the Vice President of the Employer segment for WebMD, and a senior consultant for Watson Wyatt, where she led their Behavioral Health practice. She was also the Manager, Health & Productivity, for Chevron’s 52,000 employees worldwide for almost 15 years, which included health management, preventive care, and disability programs. Under D’Ann’s leadership, Chevron won the C. Everett Koop award and was selected as a benchmark company in health and productivity by the American Productivity and Quality Center (APQC).

D’Ann has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Baylor University, and a B.A. in Education and B.S. in Psychology, both from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Adam Travis, MD

Senior Director, Business Development, Clarify Health

Adam Travis, MD

Senior Director, Business Development, Clarify Health

Prior to joining Clarify Health, Dr. Travis was a Principal at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he focused on strategy and corporate development advisory for large health systems, health insurance companies, and medical device manufacturers.

Much of Adam’s work at BCG involved helping shape product and M&A strategy in the face of the broader healthcare system shift to value-based healthcare, i.e. payment on the basis of care value delivered vs. volume. In this role, Dr. Travis worked closely with C-level leadership in large systems, insurers, and medical device companies to discuss strategic alternatives and educate on value-creation mechanisms with adjacent business models and/or strategic acquisitions.

Dr. Travis is a board-certified radiologist, having completed residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center and serving as chief resident. He received his B.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and his MD from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, where he was a four-year full-tuition scholarship recipient.

Dr. Travis is an expert on transforming healthcare delivery across the continuum of care. He has written and spoken extensively about enabling the transition to value-based care and the role of big data, and analytics in delivering better outcomes.

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Sach Jain

Founder and CEO, Carrum Health

Sach Jain

Founder and CEO, Carrum Health

Sach Jain is a seasoned entrepreneur and passionate supporter of making healthcare more affordable and consumer centric.

He is the Founder and CEO of Carrum Health, a healthcare marketplace connecting self-insured employers directly with high-quality providers. Carrum’s innovative cloud platform enables employers to dramatically reduce the cost of planned healthcare procedures (e.g., hip and knee replacement), yet offers higher quality and superior choices for employees. Carrum has won several national awards and was recently made the subject of a case-study by HBS.

Prior to founding Carrum, Sach was a part of the North America Health Practice of Booz & Company. Sach earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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Aabed Meer

MD Director at Martis Capital

Aabed Meer

MD Director at Martis Capital

Aabed Meer, MD is a Director at Martis Capital, where he focuses on growth and private equity investments in the healthcare sector. He also serves on the medical faculty at Stanford University.

Previously, he held investment roles at Capricorn Healthcare and Capricorn Investment Group. He has also worked with New Enterprise Associates, as well as the medical device incubator, ExploraMed Development.

He began his healthcare career at Harvard Medical School and then worked on health economics issues at Kaiser Permanente and the U.K.'s National Health Service. His work has been presented at a U.S. Congressional hearing in support of healthcare innovation.

He received an AB from Harvard University and an MD and MBA from Stanford University, where he served on a committee of the university’s Board of Trustees.

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Evan Grossman

Vice President of Integration Services, Athena Health

Evan Grossman

Vice President of Integration Services, Athena Health

Evan Grossman is athenahealth's Vice President of Integration Services, responsible for interoperability between athenaNet and over 11,000 trading partners / endpoints. Prior to his current role, Evan served in a range of roles at athena, leading its consulting organization, driving EHR product strategy, and running clinical opeations. Evan joined athenahealth in 2010 after serving in senior management positions at several technology-based companies, most recently as managing director, EMEA Retail, for RedPrairie Corp. He has also been a consultant with McKinsey & Co. and a journalist with PC Week. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Harvard University.

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Ian Blumenfeld

Chief Data Scientist, Clover Health

Ian Blumenfeld

Chief Data Scientist, Clover Health

Ian is the Chief Data Scientist at Clover Health, where he is responsible for developing and leveraging Clover’s expertise in predictive modeling and machine learning. Prior to joining Clover, Ian co-founded InSample, a startup focused on improving access to strategic data sources and analytics in the digital health market. While there, he ran customer discovery, raised seed funds, and took the initial product to market.

Previous to founding InSample, Ian served in data science and engineering roles at Archimedes and ATI Technologies. Ian received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Physics from Stanford University.

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Ruchita Sinha

Senior Director of Investments, Sanofi Ventures

Ruchita Sinha

Senior Director of Investments, Sanofi Ventures

Ruchita Sinha is Sr. Director of Investments at Sanofi Ventures where she invests in biopharma and digital health opportunities. She led Sanofi’s investments in Inozyme, Omada Health, Evidation Health, Curisium, Click Therapeutics, and also manages investments in Science 37 and Common Sensing.

Prior to Sanofi, Ruchita was at GE Ventures, where she served as a board observer for HeadSense Medical and Caremerge and managed GE’s investments in CheckCap (Nasdaq: CHEKU) and HeartFlow. She also managed GE’s seed-stage portfolio of digital health investments in partnership with StartUp Health.

Ruchita has more than 17 years of healthcare experience in pharma, biotech, medical devices, and digital health. Previously, Ruchita was at Pfizer’s Strategy, BD, & Portfolio Management group, and a management consultant with LEK Consulting.

Ruchita started her career with Maxygen, an early stage biotech company. She holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, an MS in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a BS in Biochemistry from Mount Holyoke College.

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Andy Bethurum

Chief Business Officer, WorkFusion

Andy Bethurum

Chief Business Officer, WorkFusion

Andy Bethurum is the Chief Business Officer at WorkFusion. As an entrepreneur, he has 20+ years of experience across enterprise software and information. He has serviced businesses from venture-backed startups to those publicly traded. As one of the founding employees of WorkFusion, Andy has held a variety of leadership roles over the last seven years and currently focuses on enterprise customers building digital operations with AI. Andy is based in Seattle.

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Veeneta Lakhani

SVP Healthcare services, Vida

Veeneta Lakhani

SVP Healthcare services, Vida

Veeneta Lakhani has recently joined Vida Health as the SVP of Health Services. Veeneta will be leading growth for Vida's payer, provider, and PBM sectors.

Prior to Vida, Veeneta held multiple executive positions at Anthem Blue Cross and began her career in strategic consulting with McKinsey and Company. At Anthem, Veeneta led the rollout of Anthem's accountable care and physician collaboration program, shifting over 50% of Anthem's medical spend to patient centered, value-based incentive models.

Veeneta had oversight for an enterprise-wide team of clinical and non-clinical associates responsible for transforming the payer-provider relationship through enabling tools, information, services, and unique business partnerships.

Veeneta is deeply committed to positively impacting human behavior to improve health. She has joined Vida to help individuals prevent and overcome common physical and mental chronic diseases through Vida's offerings which combine digital therapies, health coaching, licensed therapists, and evidence based programs.

Outside of work, Veeneta enjoys running, hiking, yoga, and spending time with her 2 daughters and husband.