SVP, Event Content and StrategyThe Channel CompanySee Details
Executive Vice PresidentHealthEdgeSee Details
Research Vice PresidentIDC Health InsightsSee Details
CEO - Object HealthObject Health AND California e-Health CollaborativeSee Details
Research Director, Provider IT StrategiesIDC Health InsightsSee Details
Executive Vice PresidentNEC Corporation of AmericaSee Details
Medical Economist, Health Information Technology EntrepreneurSee Details
Executive Director/CEONational Health ISACSee Details
P. Nelson Le, MD
HealthShare Senior AdvisorInterSystemsSee Details
Group VP and General ManagerIDC Health InsightsSee Details
EVP & CISOAlvaka NetworksSee Details
Clinical ExecutiveInterSystemsSee Details
Program Director, Payer IT StrategiesIDC Health InsightsSee Details
Roni Zeiger, M.D.
Co-Founder and CEOSmart PatientsSee Details
Howard is the Chairman of Abnology, developer of the Trusted Health Cloud®, providing Compliance-as-a-Service. Howard began his career in life sciences in 1969 with Pfizer, followed by Baxter and Bayer until 1979. In 1979 he founded Advanced Bioresearch Associates (ABA), the premier Life Sciences—FDA Regulatory Affairs consulting firm worldwide through 1999. Howard served as President, CEO and Chairman of ABA for 20 years. In 1999, Howard founded and served as President, CEO of BioQ. Howard joined Sun Microsystems, in 2001 as Global Head of Life and Health Sciences. While at Sun, Howard founded the LSIT Global Institute, serving as President/CEO, to develop Good Informatics Practices (GIP).
General Session: Howard Asher, Chairman - Abnology; The HHS Path Toward a Risk-Based Regulatory Framework for Health ITMonday, November 18,2013:5:15 PM - 5:45 PM
WW Medical Director, Enterprise Solution SalesIntelSummary
Dr. Mark Blatt joined Intel in 2000 working in the New Business Group. He is currently Worldwide Medical Director, Enterprise Solution Sales, in the Sales and Marketing Group. In this role he concentrates on how health information technology (HIT) infrastructure can enable providers to deliver cost effective, quality care to all citizens. He has a particular interest in integrated care delivery, mobile point of care, secure computing and the emergence of cloud computing services.
Previously Dr. Blatt was the Director for Healthcare Industry Solutions, in Intel’s Digital Health Group. During 2008-2009, in the area of care delivery reform, Dr. Blatt worked with care delivery systems in many countries, including the UK, China, Mexico, Australia and the US to enable cost effective, sustainable systems that allow clinicians to provide virtual care to patients in settings as diverse as remote rural clinics or the patient’s home.
From 2005-2007, he was the director for global healthcare strategies in the Digital Health Group. During this time he helped design Intel’s Payor and Pharma strategy as well as worked with the team that brought Intel’s Mobile Clinical Assistant (MCA) computing platform to market. Dr. Blatt received the Intel Achievement Award (Intel’s highest honor) in 2007 for the MCA design. Prior to this, Dr. Blatt served for 3 years as the manager for Worldwide Healthcare Strategies, in the Sales and Marketing Group, and prior to joining Intel, Dr. Blatt was the managing partner of a five-provider group in family practice.
InterSystems Workshop: Transforming the Payer and Provider Relationship: The Role of Healthcare IT (by invitation)Sunday, November 17,2013:12:00 PM - 3:00 PMKeynote: ROI for the EMR, Special Guest, Mark Blatt, Director, Global Healthcare Strategies, Digital Health Group, Intel Corp.Monday, November 18,2013:9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Research DirectorIDC Health InsightsSummary
Cynthia Burghard is a Research Director with IDC Health Insights where she is responsible for research on Accountable Care Organizations. Her passion is to provide the intelligence needed to manage the business and quality of healthcare. She has pioneered the use of healthcare information including building healthcare data warehouses at both the local and national level, developing and implementing analytics for employers, health insurance management, physicians, hospitals and government agencies. While at Gartner, she was responsible for directing research for the healthcare payer market for business intelligence applications and care management. She holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado.
InterSystems Workshop: Transforming the Payer and Provider Relationship: The Role of Healthcare IT (by invitation)Sunday, November 17,2013:12:00 PM - 3:00 PMGeneral Session: Population Health Management and Its Role in Accountable Care MaturityTuesday, November 19,2013:1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
SVP & Chief Marketing OfficerInformation BuildersSummary
Michael Corcoran is the chief marketing officer for Information Builders. With more than 20
years’ experience in the software industry, he is responsible for working with the executive
management team to develop and communicate corporate and product strategy. During
his career, Mr. Corcoran has held top management positions in sales and marketing,
business development, product management, and systems management. He has played
key roles in the development and acquisition of major technologies, including business
intelligence (BI), integration middleware, Internet technology, data warehouse, application
development, and expert systems.
Previously, Mr. Corcoran served as vice president of Marketing, responsible for product and
corporate marketing. He served in this role for seven years, helping Information Builders
to re-emerge as a market leader in business intelligence and enterprise integration in
today’s Web-based computing environment. Prior to working for several major software
manufacturers, Mr. Corcoran began his career building and managing financial, supply
chain, and order processing systems at Grumman Aerospace Corporation.
Mr. Corcoran is a frequent speaker at industry and financial investor conferences and has
lectured at the Yale School of Management, Columbia University, University of Michigan,
New York University, and St. John’s University. He has also contributed hundreds of articles
to the leading technology and business publications.
Vendor Keynote (Provider)Tuesday, November 19,2013:9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
SVP, Event Content and StrategyThe Channel CompanySummary
Robert C. DeMarzo has spent most of his career helping Solution Providers and IT Professionals analyze the most complex issues facing their businesses. With topics ranging from choosing a technology platform, to picking vendor partners or deciphering the business landscape, DeMarzo has delivered voluminous insight on the web and in the pages of CRN and VARBusiness for more than 20 years. Today, he serves as Senior Vice President, Event Content and Strategy of The Channel Company, overseeing content creation and development for events, web and print publications. He also oversees all of the group's major editorial research projects, such as the Annual Report Card.
Opening RemarksSunday, November 17,2013:4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Executive Vice PresidentHealthEdgeSummary
Ray Desrochers is Executive Vice President at HealthEdge, a software company that provides the award-winning HealthRules product suite, a next generation
claims processing, care management, benefits administration, business intelligence and portal solution for payors. A recognized healthcare technology thought leader, Ray has been a frequent speaker at technology events and conferences around the world.
Vendor Keynote (Payer)Tuesday, November 19,2013:9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Research Vice PresidentIDC Health InsightsSummary
Lynne A. Dunbrack is a nationally recognized thought leader in the application of information technology (IT) to the business problems of the health industry. Her understanding of industry needs is grounded in experience over the last 25 years working in a variety of positions in the healthcare field. As research vice president at IDC Health Insights, Ms. Dunbrack provides research-based advisory and consulting services that enable payer, provider, life science and vendor executives to maximize the business value of their connected health strategies. Specific areas of Ms. Dunbrack's in-depth coverage include telemedicine utilizing video conferencing; telediagnostics; online care on demand; remote patient monitoring; mobile health; aging in place; and enabling technologies such as health information exchange (HIE) and electronic health records.
Track Session 1: Connected Health: Mobile Transformation in Healthcare - Successfully Competing in a Mobile WorldMonday, November 18,2013:4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
CEO - Object HealthObject Health AND California e-Health CollaborativeSummary
Lori Hack is CEO of Object Health, which assists health care organizations with leveraging health information to improve efficiencies and clinical health outcomes and the Chair of the Board for the California eHealth Collaborative (“CAeHC”). Ms. Hack is Program Liaison for the California Privacy and Security Advisory Board on behalf of the California Office of Health Information Integrity and she leads efforts in organizing HIOs for Alameda, Contra Costa, Riverside and San Francisco Counties. Ms. Hack also leads Object Health’s team in their work around clinic implementation of Electronic Health Records. Ms. Hack holds a BA in psychology (UCLA) and an MBA (USC).
Track Session 1: Technology Innovation: The Health Care Delivery System of the FutureTuesday, November 19,2013:4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Research Director, Provider IT StrategiesIDC Health InsightsSummary
Judy Hanover provides research, market analysis and consulting on healthcare information technology, strategy and best practices for both the inpatient and ambulatory provider settings for IDC Health Insights. Her understanding of healthcare information technology is based on her experience working in the healthcare provider and payer vendor community, as well as her experience with healthcare IT end users. Ms. Hanover blogs in the IDC Health Insights Community (http://idc-insights-community.com/health) and her Twitter handle is JudyHanover.
Ms. Hanover serves as research director for IDC Health Insights' Healthcare Provider IT Strategies practice and also contributes to the Healthcare IT Spending Guide. She has a background in healthcare informatics, and experience working with managed care, provider and clinical applications. The technologies she covers include applications, hardware, infrastructure and services in both the inpatient and ambulatory provider settings.
Provider Industry Insights Session: Advancing Cloud Computing for Healthcare Providers – From IT Efficiency to Business InnovationTuesday, November 19,2013:2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Executive Vice PresidentNEC Corporation of AmericaSummary
Kevin Hooper is Executive Vice President of NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology integrator providing solutions that improve the way people work and communicate. In his role, Mr. Hooper is responsible for NEC’s Enterprise business, which includes direct and channel sales as well as the solutions development, delivery and service operations that support the company’s extensive technology-based portfolio for a broad base of customers and vertical industries.
Mr. Hooper is a proven leader with more than 20 years of business development and sales leadership experience, including previous executive positions with Hewlett Packard and IBM. At Hewlett Packard (HP) he served as VP of Networking sales and prior to that was VP of HP Growth Accounts, Enterprise Servers, Storage and Networking. In this capacity he was responsible for a $3.2 billion revenue base and drove significant growth.
Mr. Hooper has a B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Sussex, England, and an M.S. in Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts.
Technology SymposiumsMonday, November 18,2013:1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Medical Economist, Health Information Technology EntrepreneurSummary
J.D. Kleinke is a medical economist, author, health care business strategist, and entrepreneur. He has been instrumental in the creation of four health care information organizations, served on the Boards of several public and privately held health care companies, and advised both sides of the political aisle on pragmatic approaches to health policy and legislation. He is currently a Wall Street Journal Expert Panelist, a mentor to several health care start-ups, and a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Mr. Kleinke has released his newest book, Oxymorons: The Myth of a U.S. Health Care System.
Opening Keynote: ACO a-Go-Go! Real Health Reform or Are We Just Partying Like it's 1999???, J.D. Kleinke, Medical Economist; Health Information Technology EntrepreneurSunday, November 17,2013:4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Executive Director/CEONational Health ISACSummary
As Executive Director/CEO of the National Health ISAC, Deborah leads healthcare cybersecurity critical infrastructure resilience efforts including implementation of the National Health Cybersecurity Framework and National Health Cyber Response System.
Deborah serves as a member of the US HHS Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), SCC Executive Committee, SCC Cybersecurity Legislation Committee Chair, US DHS Critical Infrastructure Protection Advisory Council, DHS Cyber Unified Coordinating Group, National Council of ISACs, and various working groups. Certified in Governance of Enterprise Information Technology and the US Dept. of Justice Information Exchange Model, Deborah has provided industry and government with over 25 years of enterprise governance, IV&V, security, and workforce education expertise.
Track Session 2: National Health Critical Infrastructure Resilience - Cybersecurity Framework, Deborah Kobza, Executive Director / CEOTuesday, November 19,2013:4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
P. Nelson Le, MD
HealthShare Senior AdvisorInterSystemsSummary
Nelson Le is the HealthShare Senior Advisor for InterSystems. In this role, he is responsible for positioning strategy to ensure that InterSystems HealthShare, a strategic healthcare informatics platform, delivers value to customers.
Prior to joining InterSystems, Le was the Vice President of Medical Affairs at McKesson Provider Technologies, where he worked with hospital leadership to optimize their use of healthcare information technology to achieve organizational goals.
As an attending physician at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, he created an online curriculum for pediatric residents and cardiology fellows. At Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, he implemented paperless documentation for the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and served as Chair of the Children’s Hospital Quality Review Committee. His passion for knowledge transfer won him the “Outstanding Teacher of the Year” and “Top 30 Educator” awards.
Le earned his medical degree from Boston University’s Accelerated B.A. and M.D. Program. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital and completed his fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is currently completing his Master’s in biomedical informatics at Oregon Health and Sciences University.
InterSystems Workshop: Transforming the Payer and Provider Relationship: The Role of Healthcare IT (by invitation)Sunday, November 17,2013:12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Group VP and General ManagerIDC Health InsightsSummary
As group vice president, Scott Lundstrom is responsible for managing IDC Health Insights' research-based advisory and consulting offerings, which provide full coverage of the health care industry value chain, including the payer, provider and life science segments. Mr. Lundstrom's experience has given him a thorough understanding of market dynamics, business strategies and processes, and technology solutions.
Prior to joining IDC Health Insights, Mr. Lundstrom was a Senior Vice President and Chief Technical Officer at AMR Research, where he was responsible for AMR's business process and technologies research teams, including ERP, supply chain, CRM, compliance and enabling technologies. He also worked with life science companies on corporate IT issues, including compliance, performance management, and infrastructure strategies, as well as new technologies, such as RFID and web services.
Vendor Orientation featuring IDC Health InsightsSunday, November 17,2013:3:45 PM - 4:15 PMGeneral Session: A Decade of DisruptionMonday, November 18,2013:8:30 AM - 9:15 AMKeynote: ROI for the EMR, Special Guest, Mark Blatt, Director, Global Healthcare Strategies, Digital Health Group, Intel Corp.Monday, November 18,2013:9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
EVP & CISOAlvaka NetworksSummary
Kevin B. McDonald, is Alvaka Networks’ EVP and CISO. He is a Healthcare Information Security & Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) & a Certified HIPAA Privacy & Security Expert (CHPSE). With 17 years’ in the trenches of personal, digital, and physical security Kevin has become a trusted consultant and close confidant. Kevin advises some of America’s most influential people and organizations from individuals, and businesses to legislators, law enforcement, charitable boards, and more. He is a sought after presenter, panelist and commentator. Kevin is the appointed Chairman of the Orange County Sheriff/Coroner's Technology Advisory Council (T.A.C), a member of the US Secret Service’s Electronic Crimes Task Force.
Track Session 2: Why You Aren’t As Secure as You ThinkMonday, November 18,2013:4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
As Clinical Executive for InterSystems, Dr. Michael Rosenblum works with clients to develop a shared vision, strategy, and project roadmap aimed at optimizing the value of the InterSystems HealthShare strategic informatics platform. In this role, Michael works with clients’ senior management to ensure HealthShare remains a strategic asset in addressing their business needs.
Michael has more than 30 years of clinical, operational, and management experience in healthcare. Prior to joining InterSystems, he was Vice President, Program and Product Development for PMSI, where he focused on developing pharmacy-centric solutions for the workers compensation payer market, as well as client implementations and regulatory affairs initiatives. Michael was also Group Vice President for AmerisourceBergen Technology Group. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Innovation for PharMerica Inc., a division of AmerisourceBergen, where he was responsible for driving top-line growth as well as strategies to develop innovative solutions to improve clinical, operations, quality, and cost parameters across the long-term care pharmacy operating model. Michael has also held a variety of operations, business development, and product development positions in the health information management and pharmacy benefits management markets.
He earned his undergraduate and Pharm.D. degrees from the Albany College of Pharmacy and Master’s in Business Administration from Union College. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board for Align Health Resources.
InterSystems Workshop: Transforming the Payer and Provider Relationship: The Role of Healthcare IT (by invitation)Sunday, November 17,2013:12:00 PM - 3:00 PMTechnology SymposiumsMonday, November 18,2013:1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Program Director, Payer IT StrategiesIDC Health InsightsSummary
As Program Director of IDC Health Insights' Payer IT Strategies program, Janice Young identifies the key emerging trends and technologies impacting payer business success and IT portfolio management today. A renowned industry veteran with extensive research experience, Ms. Young is dedicated to helping healthcare stakeholders establish strong strategic, business and operational plans supported by integrated and aligned IT strategies. Her research focuses on solutions to improve market positioning, product development and execution, operational efficiencies, customer satisfaction, quality of care and care outcomes. Specific hot topics include future healthcare business and IT scenarios, consumer directed health plans (CDHP), outsourcing trends and directions, advanced analytics and pay for performance.
Payer Industry Insights: Top 10 Healthcare Payer Technology Strategies for 2014Tuesday, November 19,2013:2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Roni Zeiger, M.D.
Co-Founder and CEOSmart PatientsSummary
Roni Zeiger, former Chief Health Strategist at Google, works at the cutting edge of technology, information, and healthcare. At Google, he developed innovative digital medical services like online medical records, Google Flu Trends, and Symptom Search. Now Roni is leading a new company called Smart Patients, which leverages the expertise and networks developed by patients. Roni's experience in digital medicine makes him one of the foremost speakers on how the internet is transforming modern healthcare. He designed Google Health, a system of patient-managed online personal medical records, where patients have access to their own records, can update and share them on their own.
General Session: Roni Zeiger, MD - Innovation in HealthcareTuesday, November 19,2013:8:30 AM - 9:15 AM