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Full Agenda for the
Internet of Health USA 2018

Data Analytics, AI & Smart
Therapeutics as the Key to the Improvement of Patient Outcomes

7:30am
Registration & Welcome refreshments
8:20am
Internet of Business Opening Remarks & Speed Networking
8:25am
Chair’s Opening Remarks

Conference Chaired by: 

Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

8:30am
Keynote Panel: Building the Future of Healthcare, One Innovation at a Time
  • What are some of the key clinical innovations your team has achieved through digital health?
  • At what rate is your organization adopting digital health?
  • What are the key barriers to the adoption of digital health in 2018?
  • How are healthcare organizations transitioning into value-based care?
  • How is digital health helping providers and payers face escalating healthcare costs?

Moderated by:

Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

Keynote Panelists:

Lesley Solomon, MBA, SVP Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Neil Gomes, MBA, MEd, Chief Digital Officer & SVP for Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Thomas Olenzak, Managing Director, Strategic Innovation Portfolio, Corporate Development & Innovation, Independence Blue Cross

Claire Levesque, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Commercial Products, Tufts Health Plan

Michael Goodman, Operations Manager, Enterprise Program Management Office, SCL Health System

9:10am
Scaling up Digital Health (and Making It Affordable)
  • How healthcare organizations are taking the necessary steps to scale up digital health and reduce its costs in doing so
  • Defining key digital health applications: Which hold the potential to make digital health mainstream?
  • Incentivizing digital health to spread its use among clinicians and patients
  • Defining the biggest barriers to the mass adoption of digital health

Neil Gomes, MBA, M.Ed., Chief Digital Officer & SVP for Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

9:30am
HOW THE MAYO CLINIC CENTER FOR INNOVATION IS TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE BY FOCUSING ON USER EXPERIENCE
  • Uncovering clinical needs, sourcing key technology solutions to solve them
  • How the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation designed the concept and sustainable business plan for its Connected Care platform
  • Focusing on patient experience: Applying design thinking to improve patient outcomes

Douglas Wood, MD, Medical Director – Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic

9:50am
Morning Break - Networking & Refreshments

One-to-One Meetings

10:30am
Innovation Den: HOW DIGITAL HEALTH GROUNDBREAKERS ARE IMPROVING PATIENTS' LIVES

Join our fun, pitching round!

Hear 3 x 10-minute pitches from innovative companies within the healthcare industry.

This session will consist of 10-minute presentations focused on how each digital health vendor is bringing new innovations and tangible patient benefits, followed by comments and questions from the panel and audience.

Join the session to discover new pockets of industry innovation and learn what questions providers ask to make the right judgement call on implementing digital health technologies that can revolutionize patient outcomes.

An audience vote will be taken, and the chair will announce and award the most impressive pitch during the Day One closing remarks.

Session Format:

10:30am         Introduction to the Judging Panel by Laurance Stuntz, the Conference Chair

Judging Panel:-

  • Shruti Kothari, Director, Strategic Engagement, Kaiser Permanente Ventures
  • Patricia Forts, Deputy Chief of Innovation & Strategy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Nina Kandilian, Senior Program Manager, [email protected]

10:35am         Pitch 1: Luke Bonney, Co-Founder & CEO, Redox

10:45am         Q&A from the Judges & Audience

10:55am         Pitch 2: DJ Penix, President & Founder, Pinnacle Solutions

11:05am         Q&A from the Judges & Audience

11:15am         Pitch 3: Shona Cotterill, Business Development Director, Boundlss

11:25am         Q&A from the Judges & Audience

11:35am
REDUCING THE ADMINISTRATIVE BURDEN ACROSS HOSPITALS THROUGH DIGITAL INNOVATION

How MGH Is Using Digital Tools to Reduce the Administrative Burden Across Health Systems

  • How digital tools can improve the information flow at hospitals and clinics
  • ‍How reducing the administrative burden across health systems improves efficiency and patient experience
  • ‍Defining the barriers to efficient healthcare administration

Eric Isselbacher, Director, Healthcare Transformation Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital

11:55am
DATA AS A STRATEGIC ASSET

“Data, data everywhere and not a drop to drink” (apologies to Samuel Taylor Coleridge :)

• Brief history of exponential growth of information technology

• Focus on the critical importance of interoperability and integration between disparate platforms

• Strategies for connecting hospitals, providers, and post-acute care settings

• Blending of different data sets (i.e. clinical, claims, SDOH)

• Exchanging and aggregating health data is the first step

• Use of data within clinicians workflow

• Advanced analytics and business intelligence tools

Brian Ahier, Director of Standards & Government Affairs, Medicity

12:15pm
Networking Lunch

One-to-One Meetings

1:20pm
Critical Care, Data in Motion Phenotyping, and Innovation: The Perfect Storm

Kevin Ward, MD, Executive Director, Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care, University of Michigan

1:40pm
PANEL: How Healthcare Organizations Can Navigate (and Make the Most of) Digital Disruption

• What digital health tools are you using to improve real-time clinical decision making?

• What are the key digital health technologies you are deploying across your health system to improve the patient journey and deliver better outcomes?

• What is your strategy for integrating new digital health tools with legacy systems?

• Out of the myriad of technological innovation and sharing economy tools, which holds the most potential for disruption within healthcare in your opinion? Why?

Moderated by: Fritz Haimberger, Vice President, Global Industry Lead - Healthcare, Appian

Panelists:

Giovanni Piedimonte, Steven and Nancy Calabrese Endowed Chair for Excellence in Pediatric Care, Research, and Education, Cleveland Clinic

Rebecca Grochow Mishuris, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Boston Medical Center

Simone K. Orlowski, Research Scientist, User Centered Design, Partners Connected Health 

Lauren Steingold, Head of Strategy, Uber Health

Michael Matela, MD, Duke University Health System

2:20pm
THE CONVERGENCE OF HEALTHCARE INNOVATION AND COMPLIANCE

With advances in big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and more, healthcare is primed to innovate. But do HIPAA, GDPR and other regulatory standards inhibit the ability to innovate? Scott Whyte of ClearDATA discusses healthcare’s complex convergence of innovation and compliance.

Scott Whyte, Chief Strategy Officer, ClearDATA

2:40pm
DEFINING EFFICACY AND WORKFLOW IMPLEMENTATION FOR KEY DIGITAL HEALTH APPLICATIONS IN THE ED
  • ‍Why use digital health in the ED?
  • ‍Digital health efficacy in the ED: Measuring the impact on patient outcomes and readmission rates
  • ‍Outlining the challenges of digital health in the ED
  • ‍Deploying predictive analytics to enhance preventive medicine and evidence-based intervention
  • ‍Post-Discharge applications of digital health: Improving patient engagement and reducing health risks

Megan Ranney, MD, Founding Director, Emergency Digital Health Innovation, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University-Lifespan

3:00pm
Cognitive Computing & Easing Patient Burden in Daily Diabetes Management
  • Understand cognitive burden of diabetes and how technology can address it
  • ‍Illustrate how smart apps can drive sustained behavior improvements
  • ‍Outline improved clinical outcomes and quality of life metrics derived from applying cognitive technology into the management of diabetes

Anupam Phukan, Sr. Program Manager, mHealth-Data and Informatics Innovation, Medtronic

3:20pm
Afternoon Break - Networking & Refreshments

One-to-One Meetings

4:00pm
PANEL: Reducing Chronic Disease Costs
  • What are the clinical applications of RPM that have proved better results in reducing readmission rates?
  • What are the chronic diseases most suitable for RPM and telehealth?
  • How do different RPM strategies impact clinical outcomes?
  • How are RPM and telehealth are helping providers and payer reduce treatment     costs for chronic patients?

Moderated by: Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

Panelists:

Heather Meyers, MBA, Sr. Program Manager, Boston Children’s Hospital 

Tom Hunter, CEO, iHope Network

Sonia Millsom, SVP Business Development, Iora Health

4:35pm
Creating an Enterprise Mobile Experience for Patients and Staff
  • From enthusiasm to action: how to get started when you don’t know how to get started
  • Mobile experience is an ecosystem: from patients to staff, from mobile web to native
  • There’s not an app for that (yet): the hard work of laying the groundwork for native apps

Mark Zhang, MD, Medical Director, Brigham Digital Innovation Hub, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Beverly Hardy, Innovation Strategy Manager, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

4:55pm
How Humana Is Using Voice Interaction Systems for Seniors at Home
  • Reducing friction and increasing access to valuable digital service experiences through conversational interfaces like Amazon Alexa
  • How Humana’s Healthcare Trend & Innovation team has developed key design principles for engaging with seniors through conversational interfaces
  • Meeting the needs of Humana’s chronically ill population: Insights and recommendations from two years of field testing and the development of custom Alexa Skills

Anjuli Calvert, Innovation Strategist, Humana

Jessica Gatto, Design Strategist and Information Designer, Humana

5:15pm
Networking Drinks Evening Reception

How Data Analytics, AI & Edge
Computing Are Shaping the New Healthcare Landscape

8:00am
Registration & Welcome refreshments
9:00am
Chair's Opening Remarks

Conference Chaired by:

Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (Commonwealth of Massachusetts)

9:10am
Healthcare in the OnDemand Economy

Discover how retail health is enabling consumerization of healthcare with new business models and concepts.

Atul Singh, Director, Healthcare Innovation, Walgreens

9:40am
HOW SMART DEVICES CAN IMPROVE DIALYSIS CARE
  • How embedded sensors feeding smart algorithms may enable greater success, at home and in dialysis centers
  • How an IoT infrastructure has connected patients and clinicians with the goal of improving the patient experience and success

Jonathan Handler, MD, VP Digital Innovation, Baxter

10:00am
FUTURE INSIGHTS: POTENTIAL OF AI APPLICATIONS AT THE POINT OF CARE

Join to hear insights into the future potential of AI applications within clinical decision support, thoughts on what needs to occur to get us to actual patient use, and the promise of how it could make our work more efficient.

Rachael Callcut, MD, Director of Data Science & Advanced Analytics – Center for Digital Health Innovation, UCSF Medical Center

10:20am
Morning Break - Networking & Refreshments

One-to-One Meetings

11:00am
working group discussions: Personalizing Health Insurance - How Digital Health Can Help Health Insurers in the Transition from Product to Service

After the Morning Break for Networking & Refreshments, conference delegates will pick a discussion group and follow the signs to that discussion area.

There will be an internal discussion for 20 minutes around the key question detailed below. The Roundtable Discussion Moderator will be taking notes on a flip chart and encouraging participation from all discussion members

After 20 minutes, the Discussion Moderators will take turns and summarize the contents of each group’s internal discussions for 5 minutes, with 10 extra minutes for Q&As from members of the other discussion groups, encouraging participation from everyone in the room.

Discussion Group A: Measuring health risks more accurately and developing new pricing models through data analytics

Moderated by: Kyle Niejadlik, Product Strategy & Innovation,  Aetna

 Discussion Group B: Reducing health claims through digital health

Moderated by: Patricia Forts, Deputy Chief of Innovation & Strategy, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

11:40am
TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE AT THE EDGE: HOW INTELLIGENT HEALTH SOLUTIONS ARE IMPROVING PATIENT OUTCOMES AND LOWERING COST

Yauheni Solad, Medical Director, Digital Health, Yale New Haven Health

12:00pm
HOW SENSORS, WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES ARE TRANSFORMING MEDTECH
  • Evaluating key applications for connected medical devices
  • Understanding the barriers to sensor implementation
  • How connected medtech is impacting patient outcomes 

Paul Thompson, CEO, Resurgence Medical

12:20pm
HOW THE SMART HOME IS POSITIONED AS A PIVOTAL NEW HEALTH PARTNER

• The communication hub between patients, caregivers & clinicians
• Setting where 90% of seniors want (and expect) to live their lives
• 24/7 generator of real-world patient activity and wellness data
• Expected gateway for remote monitoring and telehealth services

Christopher Ince, Business Development Director, Z WAVE

12:40pm
NETWORKING LUNCH

One-to-One Meetings

1:45pm
a culture of innovation: how bcbs massachusetts is advancing digital health to personalize care
  • Understanding how AI/Bot voice interaction is helping health insurances improve the customer journey
  • ‍Assessing user experience for AI/Bot customer on-boarding
  • ‍Evaluating early results on user engagement for new health insurance members

Robin Glasco, Chief Innovation Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

2:05pm
PANEL: Streamlining a Collaboration Strategy Between Providers, Payers and Digital Health Startups

Moderated by: Nina Kandilian, Senior Program Manager, [email protected]enge

Panelists:

Robin Glasco, Chief Innovation Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Julia Jackson, Managing Director, Healthcare Transformation Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital

Shruti Kothari, Director, Strategic Engagement, Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Ken Rice, Executive VP, LikeMinds

2:45pm
Key AR SURGICAL Applications
  • Gauging how AR can improve physician experience
  • Outlining the key surgical benefits of AR
  • Looking at examples of AR applications in medical procedures

Raj Shekhar, Principal Investigator, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children's National Health System

3:10pm
Afternoon Break - Networking & Refreshments

One-to-One Meetings

3:30pm
working group DISCUSSION: How IoT-Enabled Wearables and Data Analytics Can Enhance Population Health
  • How can next-generation data analytics help healthcare providers and payers identify higher risk population segments?
  • How does the reduction of population health risks correlate withhealthcare cost optimization?
  • What IoT-enabled technologies is your healthcare organization deploying to identify the reasons behind chronic diseases suffered by specific population segments?

Moderated by: 

Kathryn Shradley, Director of Population Health, UPMC Pinnacle

Jeremy Slaga, AVP of Development, Operations & Strategy, UPMC Pinnacle

4:00pm
Applying Data Science for MedTech and Treatment Optimization to and Improve the Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients
  • Leveraging dialysis data to successfully develop, test, and implement models to predict which patients are most and least likely to:

         - Be hospitalized

         - Missed scheduled treatments

         - Have a decline in their functional status

  • Using medtech and treatment data to better understand patterns of diseases across its population in order to better customize its therapy

Len Usvyat, PhD, VP Integrated Care Analytics, Fresenius Medical Care

4:20pm
INGENUITY IN THE MIDST OF LEGACY SYSTEMS: LEARNINGS IN CDS AND GENOMIC DATA INTEGRATION
  • Achieving Genomic data integration when the vendors aren’t ready: Wait or innovate?
  • ‍Understanding the challenges of a best of breed Health IT environment and how not to be tethered down by legacy systems
  • ‍Enabling clinical decision support (CDS) and learning resources beyond the confines of an EHR: The way of the future

 Sameer Malhotra, MD, Medical Director of Informatics, Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian

4:50pm
Chair's Closing Remarks & End of the Conference

Laurance Stuntz, Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (Commonwealth of Massachusetts)