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Electronic submission of fellowship application materials is preferred. Fellows actively participate in the intra and interdepartmental conferences and are encouraged to be involved in research projects. This fellowship provides the necessary training for the fellow to function upon completion as an academic pathologist with responsibilities in service, teaching, and research, or as a community-based pathologist with responsibilities primarily in service and laboratory management. The results from the first year of live deployment across over hospitals demonstrate a positive impact on clinical, financial and operational outcomes. In addition, she completed a pharmacy practice residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in

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His areas of accountability include clinical informatics, digital health, and enterprise analytics and data management. His areas of interest include the potential use of behavioral psychology in the delivery of health care, engaging clinical providers and translating the value of analytics and informatics in the clinical and business domains. As an advisor to startups in various stages, he supports their journey to value creation and product delivery, while engaging with VCs on portfolio and investment thesis.

Badlani speaks nationally, educates and consults on topics in digital medicine, clinical informatics, analytics, and innovation. He received his medical degree from the University of Delhi in India. After completed his internal medicine residency training Dr. Badlani served as chief resident at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa.

At University of Chicago his clinical practice was focused on solid organ transplant and oncology in the inpatient setting. Since that time he has testified frequently before Congress and state legislatures, published extensively and spoken to a wide range of hospital associations, hospital systems, physician groups, boards of directors, and health policy leadership forums around the country. Len was an Innovation Advisor to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at CMS in , and has recently been the Principal Investigator on PCMH evaluation studies as well as in more general studies of how to use payment and delivery reform to achieve triple aim and health equity goals.

Recently he has become focused on how payment models may be used to incentivize sustainable investments in social determinants of health. Len got his B. He is the William T. Daniel is a recognized leader in driving clinical improvement in patient centered outcomes, safety and quality, as well as positive transformational changes. Daniel earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, his M. Louis, and cardiology fellowship at UT Southwestern.

Over the past 24 years, Mr. He currently administers 34 drug task forces and a regional intelligence center that supports more than federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in Maryland, Washington, D.

C, Virginia, and West Virginia. Carr established metrics to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of drug control efforts in the fields of drug law enforcement, criminal intelligence, treatment, and prevention for the HIDTA Program. This strategy resulted in the creation of a public health-public safety partnership supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC , and the hiring of 22 drug intelligence officers and 22 public health analysts.

The HRS has led to the interdisciplinary sharing of opioid data among law enforcement and public health agencies. Carr spearheaded the development of the ODMAP, a real-time overdose syndromic surveillance system used to identify spikes in fatal and non-fatal overdoses. In July , Mr.

Case Explorer is not only a case management system, but also an event and target deconfliction system in use nationwide by law enforcement agencies at all levels of government.

Opioid overdose investigations reported in Case Explorer are recorded on ODMAP and analysts explore links to drug trafficking organizations likely responsible for spikes in overdoses.

In September , Mr. The Center for Drug Policy and Enforcement used this grant to fund 13 incubator projects concentrating on various aspects of the opioid problem. Award recipients from 10 states received funds to foster their research. Carr is an antiterrorism instructor for the U. He is the principle author of seven anti-terrorism courses dealing with terrorist financing, intermediate and advanced intelligence, task force management, and criminal investigation that are now delivered worldwide.

Carr was a Lt. He graduated with honors from Towson University and was first in his class at the Maryland State Police Academy, class of He served as an adjunct instructor with the University of Maryland from to He believes that innovations promoting the flow of information between clinical data systems, clinicians and patients is the key in improving healthcare delivery.

Krishnaj combines his role as CMO with his training in clinical informatics to fulfill this aim. His research has been published in peer reviewed journals and has found mention in media outlets. PINC is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3, U. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.

Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N. His research interests include the molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and microbial virulence, and the development of molecular diagnostic assays for infectious diseases.

Before being named Chief of Intelligence, Mr. Prior to coming to DEA, Mr. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. In this role she directs a multidisciplinary consultation service that provides guidance on the clinical management of patients with substance use disorders and associated consequences, conducts brief behavioral interventions and counseling with patients, facilitates linkage to hospital and community-based alcohol and drug treatment programs, and educates healthcare professionals.

Scot Kaufman Cancer Center, and a multispecialty provider group. He has been with the health system since when he came on board as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer since A Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Lyle is active in community health initiatives and has received multiple leadership awards during his career from different organizations.

A life-long learner, an active outdoorsman, and a resident of Harford County since , Lyle and his wife, Donna, live in Havre de Grace and have four children and six grandchildren. She is the clinical leader of a regional care transformation partnership forged between two competing Maryland hospitals the Bay Area Transformation Partnership , and currently acts as president of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians. She provides clinical care to underserved individuals at a primary care practice she helped build within a public housing unit within Annapolis.

He developed the behavioral health population health strategy for the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network. Trivedi is a national expert on behavioral health services and care delivery. Her design team leads design research, requirements gathering, and user interface design work for software projects. Digital Reasoning, a cognitive computing pioneer, builds software that understands human communication, context and meaning to create value at enterprise scale. In health care, Digital Reasoning deploys deep analytics on unstructured data to power care management software using patented Natural Language Understanding, AI and machine learning technologies.

The results from the first year of live deployment across over hospitals demonstrate a positive impact on clinical, financial and operational outcomes. Bayless is the president and chief executive officer of Anne Arundel Medical Center. She joined AAMC as vice president of clinical and support services in December and was promoted to chief operating officer in In September , Bayless was named president and chief operating officer and was promoted to president and chief executive officer in Bayless has 25 years of experience in management and leadership roles specializing in strategic planning, health system operations, performance improvement, community health and outreach, medical staff relations, physician practice management and business development.

She received her bachelor of science from Tufts University and her master of health services administration from The University of Michigan School of Public Health. She also holds a certificate in executive leadership from the Georgetown University Center for Professional Development. Bayless and her husband, Mike live in Arnold, MD. They have two children, Connor 18 and Caroline Sentara is comprised of 12 acute care hospitals, 10 nursing centers and 3 assisted living centers in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, with over 1, physicians in its four medical groups.

Sentara also operates a health plan with , covered lives in Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio. Sentara has continually ranked as one of the most integrated health care networks in the United States by Modern Healthcare magazine, and is the only health care system in the nation to be named in the top 10 continuously since the survey began.

Health Catalyst is an insight-producing data, analytics, and decision-support company committed to being a catalyst for massive, sustained improvements in healthcare outcomes. We are the leaders in a new era of advanced predictive analytics for population health and value-based care with a suite of machine learning-driven solutions, decades of outcomes-improvement expertise, and an unparalleled ability to integrate data from across the healthcare ecosystem.

Our proven data warehousing and analytics platform helps improve quality, add efficiency, and lower costs in support of more than 85 million patients for organizations ranging from the largest healthcare systems and physician practices to commercial payers. Dressler is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, and the Quality and Safety Officer for Academic and Medical Affairs. In this role since , Dr. Dressler is engaged in initiatives to advance the clinical learning environment; with the goal to improve the quality, cost and value of care through the interprofessional application of high reliability principles.

Improving Community Health and Health Equity Through Medical Education; nationwide learning collaborative involving 29 teams from Kathy is also Director of Research for the Karen S. Kathy received her B. She went on to receive her M. Wetherill came to Christiana Care in as a staff pharmacist. He was later promoted to an evening pharmacy supervisor position and then advanced to Director of Pharmacy Supply.

Prior to coming to Christiana Care, he served on active duty for the US Army and worked for a retail pharmacy chain pharmacy. He is also an actively drilling reservist with the US Army and is stationed at Ft. Wetherill has numerous interests to include refining operational workflow, leading teams and managing supply chain challenges. Barbara is Patty and Jay H. She served two terms as the Director of the Jay H. She was also Vice Dean of the Wharton Undergraduate program.

Barbara is an internationally recognized scholar on retailing, variety seeking, brand loyalty, product assortment and design, and consumer and patient decision-making.

She has published more than 75 articles in leading academic journals. She co-authored Grocery Revolution: Anahi Santiago holds a B. Beth Bortz is the President and CEO of the Virginia Center for Health Innovation, a nonprofit established in to accelerate the adoption of value-driven health care in the Commonwealth.

She has received several awards and recognition for her work, including:. A transplanted southerner, Beth and her husband David are avid Philadelphia sports fans and active in Virginia politics. She has two daughters, Devon and Katy. FIC was created to standardize the independent medication formularies into one Health System formulary to enhance medication safety, increase cost savings and promote evidenced-based practices. Saheed received his medical degree from Cornell University in Saheed joined the Hopkins faculty in He has published over articles and 18 book chapters with over national and international presentations.

His research has focused on quality improvement and bariatric surgery and has published influential articles on patient safety, medical education, adolescent bariatric surgery, diabetes and gastric bypass, fertility and birth outcomes following weight loss surgery, probiotics, pre-operative weight loss, family effects of weight loss surgery, effect of weight loss on testosterone, obesity disparities in health care, changes in cancer screening tests following weight loss, endoscopy, and impact of gastric bypass upon alcohol metabolism and cardiac risk factors.

He serves as editor of four books: Quality in Obesity Treatment, Morbid Obesity: His research efforts have been recognized by 26 research awards from 5 different surgical societies. As a teacher, Dr. He was selected as Co-Chair and Chair for Obesity Week and , which is the largest worldwide meeting devoted to obesity with over attendees annually.

Susan Bear, PharmD, is the director of clinical pharmacy services for Carolinas HealthCare System where she leads a team of clinical pharmacists for this hospital system with locations in North and South Carolina. She is a preceptor and mentor to pharmacy students from three North Carolina universities, and she teaches pharmacotherapy to nurse practitioner students at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.

Through her efforts, CHS implemented an antibiotic stewardship program. In this role, he works with providers to improve the quality and coordination of care for residents of Harford County Maryland.

Together with his team, he has launched innovative strategies aimed at reducing unnecessary hospital utilization, such as telemedicine programs with Skilled Nursing homes, Community Health Worker programs, virtual visits for chronic disease management, and analytic tools that contribute to and leverage data from the state health information exchange, CRISP.

His responsibilities included provider recruitment, the development commercial and government insurance ACO agreements, care management programs, and information technology implementation within the ACO.

Colin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mt. He is also a Doctoral Candidate at Johns Hopkins. The Six Sigma program is in its eleventh year with over 50 million dollars of savings to the organization.

CAMC has improved its overall patient flow capabilities, being able to reduce deferred patients by per month. Bree Bush is a principal and the leader of the Care Optimization and Throughput practice. She has been leading healthcare organizations through transformation efforts for more than ten years with GE Healthcare Partners, focusing on utilizing simulation modeling and advanced analytical tools to optimize inpatient, procedural, and clinic capacity.

This has allowed organizations to improve access for patients, streamline operations and improve financial performance, while also creating a culture of staff empowerment and continuous improvement.

Currently, she has been navigating and aligning academic medical centers to apply system engineering principals to healthcare environment which includes using simulation modeling to design solution and designing and building Command Centers, a central control point to proactive actively manage capacity and patient flow.

Applying this methodology has shown success in reducing inpatient length-of-stay, improving operating room utilization, and reducing emergency room boarding time. Bree joined GE Healthcare 10 years ago through the Edison Engineering Development Program, a highly selective program designed to grow future engineering leaders.

On program, she designed next generation diagnostic imaging equipment and brought a high-end ultrasound system to market. He is responsible for the operations of the 5 Johns Hopkins Health System Emergency Departments managing nearly , patient visits annually. Scheulen is considered to be an expert in hospital and emergency department operations. As Chief Administrative Officer, Jim leads the Johns Hopkins Office of Capacity Management and has operationalized a one of a kind, hospital capacity optimization command center.

Steve Morgan attended medical school at the University of Virginia and completed his family practice residency at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in After being in private practice for seven years, he joined Carilion Clinic in He served as a regional medical director in the department of Family and Community Medicine from until Starting in , he transitioned from full time family medicine to a more active role within information technology and was appointed to the role of Chief Medical Information Officer of Carilion Clinic in She has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare environment and has published over 20 peer reviewed articles and 3 book chapters.

Her interests include improving safety for both patients and staff. She has achieved outcomes such as preventing accidents, increased productivity, lowered injury rates, and reduced worker compensation costs by implementing appropriate ergonomic interventions in industrial and hospital environments.

Her recent healthcare work involves quality improvement projects to achieve efficient processes and error proofing that result in a safe environment for staff and patients. He was an orthopedic surgeon with an office practice in Northern Virginia, was Assistant surgeon for the Washington Redskins, and the team physician for the D.

United Professional soccer club. During his first term, he led the Virginia Health Reform Initiative; established the Virginia Center for Healthcare Innovation; negotiated a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice that led to the first training center closures in Virginia; oversaw the implementation of an integrated eligibility system.

Throughout this work he stressed the need to recognize that citizens do not fit into siloed programs, and he began to address the need for a culture stressing the collective impact of all of the HHR Agencies.

During his second term, Dr. Hazel has become a strong advocate for evidence-informed policies relating to health, healthcare, human services and technology and has engaged with philanthropy to fund upstream initiatives with a goal of prevention. Prior to joining TH, Dr. Captain Jolissaint left active duty to pursue a medical career. During his tour of duty with General Dynamics, Dr.

Jolissaint deployed to Iraq Tikrit, Al Asad, and Baghdad , Afghanistan Bagram, Kandahar, and Kabul , and Kuwait in support of military medical units providing health care support to their respective theaters of combat operations. Greg and Debby are the proud parents of five wonderful and very successful adult children, and the grandparents of four amazing grandchildren.

Although they are both originally from Louisiana, they are now both permanent residents of Maryland. In this role, Dr. Kurfuerst is responsible for strategy execution and the oversight of daily operations for Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals, the Middletown Emergency Department, and community-based ancillary services including imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, pharmacy, and medical aid unit services. Prior to assuming the Chief Operating Officer role, Dr.

Before joining Christiana Care in , Dr. She began her healthcare career as a practicing occupational therapist with a specialty in neurorehabilitation. Her over 90 publications and presentations span both clinical and health care management topics at the local, regional, and national levels.

Kurfuerst earned her undergraduate degree in occupational therapy from Misericordia University in Dallas, PA in D also at Widener in Minor, MD, is a scientist, surgeon, and academic leader. He is also a professor of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery and a professor of Bioengineering and of Neurobiology, by courtesy, at Stanford University. With his leadership, Stanford Medicine has established a strategic vision to lead the biomedical revolution in Precision Health, a fundamental shift to more proactive and personalized health care that empowers people to lead healthy lives.

Before coming to Stanford, Dr. Minor was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of The Johns Hopkins University. Prior to his appointment as provost in , Dr. With more than published articles and chapters, Dr. Minor is an expert in balance and inner ear disorders. In the medical community, Dr. Minor is perhaps best known for his discovery of superior canal dehiscence syndrome, a debilitating disorder characterized by sound- or pressure-induced dizziness.

He subsequently developed a surgical procedure that corrects the problem and alleviates symptoms. He serves as the deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center TIC with the goal of partnering with clinical inventors to create novel IT solutions that improves patient care. This team of designers, developers, and data scientists work with inventors to build, deploy, and evaluate digital health solutions within the Johns Hopkins Medical System.

At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Nagy serves as the program director for year-long multidisciplinary leadership development programs at Johns Hopkins Medicine in clinical informatics, analytics and creating commercial ventures. There have been over faculty and staff that have gone through the programs since From he served as the chair of the American Board of Imaging Informatics ABII which created the certification for imaging informatics professionals which has over 1, diplomates.

In , he was inducted into the college of fellows for the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine. Nagy received his PhD in Medical Physics from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is the author of over papers in the fields of informatics and implementation science.

Butte was elected into the National Academy of Medicine in , and in , he was recognized by the Obama Administration as a White House Champion of Change in Open Science for promoting science through publicly available data. Other recent awards include the E. Butte is also a founder of three investor-backed data-driven companies: Personalis, providing medical genome sequencing services, Carmenta acquired by Progenity , discovering diagnostics for pregnancy complications, and NuMedii, finding new uses for drugs through open molecular data.

Butte is a principal investigator of three major programs: Widely published in a variety of oncology general medicine journals, Dr. Meisenberg remains an active outcomes researcher in the fields of high value medicine and health services research. Hired in , his early tenure focused on solutions for identity management, security, and enterprise portal. Despite this expanded role, Dwight maintains a keen interest in technology, and regularly engages with systems engineers and architects to develop solutions.

Over the past several years, the TIC has developed many new applications and collaborated with emerging healthcare startups. In late , Dwight began efforts to develop a new big-data, precision medicine platform as part of Hopkins InHealth. Dwight holds a B. He has responsibility for overall strategy and deployment of electronic information and technology services. Dave joined AAMC in as executive director of analytics.

In his new role, Dr. Anzilotti will focus on the optimization of care delivery at the acute care level through strategic visioning, network development, clinical technology implementation and leveraging medical informatics.

Anzilotti was a practicing neuroradiologist in the radiology department for more than two years before becoming Chair and he continues to practice neuroradiology. Before joining Christiania Care Health system, Dr. Anzilotti practiced neuroradiology at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. Anzilotti had responsibility for the physician leadership and network operations of the ACO which includes close to primary care physicians from five health systems covering almost 48, lives statewide.

He also was a resident in diagnostic radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital and served as Chief Resident from to Anzilotti completed his MBA at the University of Delaware in while continuing his clinical practice and role as Chairman. GE Healthcare Partners creates value for clients by leveraging the power of GE Healthcare to solve the most challenging problems in healthcare through the delivery of client problem-back solutions, long-term strategic partnerships, and advanced analytic capabilities.

We connect with our clients to define and prioritize their critical challenges, design the best strategies, and activate impactful solutions to create breakthrough, sustainable outcomes to enable them to transform and succeed.

She completed a Master of Health Care Delivery Science degree with concentrations in finance, leadership and quality improvement at Dartmouth College in She received her doctorate in Pharmacy in from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science where she also earned her bachelor of science degree. In , she completed a critical care pharmacy practice residency at Grady Health System in Atlanta, Ga. The year before she completed an ASHP accredited residency in pharmacy practice at the same hospital.

In , she was recognized as pharmacist of the year by the Delaware Society of Health System Pharmacists. Thousands of healthcare organizations use Zoom for enterprise team collaboration and telehealth. Zoom is one platform for video and audio conferencing, group chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, conference rooms, and exam rooms.

Special features for healthcare such as a patient waiting room, Epic integration, far-end camera control, and support for low-bandwidth environments, along with its ease-of-use, and scalability, make it ideal for all healthcare use cases. Founded in , Wambi, LLC is on a mission to bring compassion to the forefront of human experience. Wambi delivers a patient-driven healthcare employee performance platform aimed at recognizing and empowering compassionate care.

Wambi serves to improve care provider engagement especially millennials! Through its gamified digital platform informed by real-time patient feedback, care providers are armed with their individual data as a means to promote autonomy and inspire behavioral change. UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers.

The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6, hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UNH , a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.

StayWell is a health solutions company that uses the science of behavior change to help people live happier, healthier lives. StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions for improving individual and organizational health outcomes, managing the health of targeted populations, and creating brand engagement for employers and health care organizations. With more than 2, clinicians providing superior quality care, we have a national presence that gives our medical team access to extensive, unmatched clinical data for conducting research to identify trends, determine benchmarks, disseminate best practices, and foster innovation that advances patient care.

PCRX is a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing and improving postsurgical outcomes for acute care practitioners and their patients. To learn more about Pacira, including the corporate mission to reduce overreliance on opioids visit: Health needs are infinite, but resources are finite. Transforming healthcare requires more than digitizing medical records.

Microsoft platforms and services lay the trusted foundation for such solutions, so health providers and payors, public health or social services agencies, and pharmaceutical companies can improve patient and employee experiences, empower researchers, and enhance products and services in the face of increasing cost pressures.

Lumeris provides strategic advising and technology to guide health systems and providers through seamless transitions from volume to value, enabling them to deliver improved care across populations—with better outcomes.

We work collaboratively with payers to align contracts and engage physicians in programs that drive high-quality, cost-effective care. For a second consecutive year, Lumeris was awarded Best in KLAS for value-based care managed services for helping clients deliver improved clinical and financial outcomes.

ICU Medical helps you cost-effectively increase the safety, accuracy, and efficiency of IV medication delivery. Our complete line of IV smart pumps and medication safety software with full IV-EHR interoperability helps turn your IV pumps into an extension of your EHR system, helping you maximize revenue capture, eliminate lost charges, and optimize total cost of ownership.

Our systems include advanced cybersecurity and other patient safety features to provide state-of-the-art medication error reduction technology while reducing pump programming time and helping reduce alarm fatigue. Established in , the company began research activity for microbiology solutions in and relaunched in as Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. With more than 25 years of molecular experience, BioFire Diagnostics, LLC sets the standard for molecular diagnostics through its pioneering advances in syndromic infectious disease testing.

BioFire Diagnostics has produced the easiest, fastest and most comprehensive multiplex PCR system available: Simple, fast and comprehensive, the FilmArray delivers accurate results in about an hour. The right test, the first time can impact all areas of patient care. Healthcare providers can see faster diagnoses and improved antibiotic stewardship.

Labs can see improved efficiency and reduced costs and downstream testing. The solution reduces the time that clinicians must wait for quantitative antimicrobial susceptibility results necessary for optimal antibiotic selection, dosing, and infusion strategies by about 40 hours. Earlier optimal therapy can lead to reduced cost of patient care, fewer adverse incidents, lower drug resistance risk, and better clinical outcomes.

Results are only effective when acted upon in a timely manner. The team of clinical implementation specialists supports optimizing approaches to managing critically infected patients.

SLD Technology designs and fabricates cutting-edge laminar airflow systems for operating room environments. This fully integrated solution brings air, lighting and ceiling-hung equipment supports into a single fixture that hangs above the patient bed. Bringing it all together as a factory assembled system reduces schedule, coordination and site conflicts that require attention from multiple trades and vendors in field erected methods. SLD products offer a lower cost of ownership to all healthcare stakeholders by increasing contamination control while lowering maintenance and energy costs.

Way Scholarship for Leadership and Academic Excellence. He graduated with top honors with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. McKeon began his professional career at Du Pont de Nemours. He initially led the implementation of large news publishing systems around the world and was later promoted to run marketing and business development.

His career shifted to health care when he was recruited to Stanford University Medical Center, where he initially led the Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiothoracic Surgery business. He was then promoted to Director of Market Development for all 17 business lines at Stanford.

He then went to Raytel Medical Systems — the largest cardiac monitoring business in the United States. McKeon came to Houston to join U. Oncology, which provides cancer care for over 25 percent of the U.

McKeon then moved to Medtronic Inc. He led Strategy and Emerging Technologies across all of the Medtronic businesses. His main focus was to define the digital strategy for all Medtronic medical devices so that they could connect to cellular devices. Additionally, he diversified the business from one line to four lines and prepared the company for IPO.

Today, Microport is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Cellnovo is public on the European Exchange. Paula Batt is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, business development, and team building.

Vice President of Sales for StayWell, she is focused on delivering the latest behavior change and engagement solutions to the health system, health plan, and large employer markets. Paula joined the organization in , concentrating on strategic business partnerships in the non-profit sector, including the American Red Cross, the American Lung Association, and the American Heart Association.

She is based in Washington, DC. After completing his administrative residency at Parkland, he has been privileged to be associated with many well-respected organizations throughout the State of Texas. Throughout his career, he has held various leadership positions including: His personal philosophy in regards to his work in healthcare is based upon a belief that it is a privilege and an honor to be of service to others.

Additionally, Judi and her team are responsible for cultivating strategic relations, within the healthcare industry, for potential collaboration opportunities. Spencer is a partner and managing director based in the Denver office. He focuses on healthcare delivery systems and their evolving interactions with the rest of the healthcare industry, including service providers, payers, employers, biopharma and med-tech players.

Spencer has experience on the full range of services to the healthcare delivery system. He has also worked with clients to enhance their performance as they prepare for the increasingly cost-competitive healthcare environment and assist them in collaborating with new partners to achieve competitive advantage. Spencer has extensive experience in physician engagement options including compensation, partnerships, management agreements and leadership development.

She is a licensed registered nurse with 20 years of healthcare experience. She joined Harris Health System in April In addition to these roles, she served as a team leader and examiner for the Quality Texas Foundation, Texas Award for Performance Excellence. Doucet is currently a doctoral student at Arizona State University. Doucet has extensive experience building high-performance teams and leading organizational excellence.

Patch is an advanced practice nurse, and is board-certified as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Her year career in nursing has been dedicated to fostering inter-professional collaborations, improving health care processes and outcomes, and furthering violence prevention efforts in clinical care environments.

Navy Nurse Corps officer, she has held progressive clinical and operational leadership positions in various inpatient, outpatient and austere settings. Andrea was named by PharmaVoice one of the top influential people in Life Sciences in and Andrea is passionate about health and life sciences, women in tech, and all things Microsoft.

Goldsmith brings a unique experience to Microsoft as a physician who also has over thirty years of know-how envisioning, designing, developing, and selling high-performance technology solutions for the healthcare industry. He specializes in technology for shared accountability for health.

He has also served as Chief Medical Officer of Aptima Corporation, where he led a team in transitioning well-tested concepts on human-centered engineering from aviation and the military into healthcare. Prior to joining Microsoft in , Dr. Goldsmith received a B. He has practiced clinical medicine and also worked for the National Center for Occupational Healthcare, Division of Epidemiology, Johannesburg, South Africa, where he designed, developed and supported software for clinical research, including pulmonary function and surgical pathology databases.

Goldsmith has actively participated in Massachusetts health initiatives including the MHDC, eHC and affordable, available health insurance. Sigworth serves as a physician executive driving the pursuit of the highest possible standards of patient care and clinical effectiveness as well as partnerships with key payers and other community partners in the implementation of population-based care.

Sigworth works with the clinical departments of Jefferson Health to ensure seamless integration of both inpatient and ambulatory care and reaffirms and promotes a culture of patient-centered care in which clinical outcomes are defined, measured, evaluated and continuously improved. Sigworth brings experience from prior positions at academic medical centers, most recently at the Baylor College of Medicine where he was the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer as well as an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine.

Kristin has been a nurse for over 30 years and has spent the majority of her career in a leadership capacity in the field of Ambulatory Care Nursing. Krishnaj combines his role as CMO with his training in clinical informatics to fulfill this aim. His research has been published in peer reviewed journals and has found mention in media outlets.

PINC is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3, U. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N. His research interests include the molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and microbial virulence, and the development of molecular diagnostic assays for infectious diseases. Before being named Chief of Intelligence, Mr.

Prior to coming to DEA, Mr. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. In this role she directs a multidisciplinary consultation service that provides guidance on the clinical management of patients with substance use disorders and associated consequences, conducts brief behavioral interventions and counseling with patients, facilitates linkage to hospital and community-based alcohol and drug treatment programs, and educates healthcare professionals.

Scot Kaufman Cancer Center, and a multispecialty provider group. He has been with the health system since when he came on board as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer since A Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Lyle is active in community health initiatives and has received multiple leadership awards during his career from different organizations.

A life-long learner, an active outdoorsman, and a resident of Harford County since , Lyle and his wife, Donna, live in Havre de Grace and have four children and six grandchildren. She is the clinical leader of a regional care transformation partnership forged between two competing Maryland hospitals the Bay Area Transformation Partnership , and currently acts as president of the Maryland Academy of Family Physicians. She provides clinical care to underserved individuals at a primary care practice she helped build within a public housing unit within Annapolis.

He developed the behavioral health population health strategy for the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network. Trivedi is a national expert on behavioral health services and care delivery. Her design team leads design research, requirements gathering, and user interface design work for software projects. Bayless is the president and chief executive officer of Anne Arundel Medical Center.

She joined AAMC as vice president of clinical and support services in December and was promoted to chief operating officer in In September , Bayless was named president and chief operating officer and was promoted to president and chief executive officer in Bayless has 25 years of experience in management and leadership roles specializing in strategic planning, health system operations, performance improvement, community health and outreach, medical staff relations, physician practice management and business development.

She received her bachelor of science from Tufts University and her master of health services administration from The University of Michigan School of Public Health. She also holds a certificate in executive leadership from the Georgetown University Center for Professional Development. Bayless and her husband, Mike live in Arnold, MD. They have two children, Connor 18 and Caroline Sentara is comprised of 12 acute care hospitals, 10 nursing centers and 3 assisted living centers in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, with over 1, physicians in its four medical groups.

Sentara also operates a health plan with , covered lives in Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio. Sentara has continually ranked as one of the most integrated health care networks in the United States by Modern Healthcare magazine, and is the only health care system in the nation to be named in the top 10 continuously since the survey began.

Dressler is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, and the Quality and Safety Officer for Academic and Medical Affairs. In this role since , Dr. Dressler is engaged in initiatives to advance the clinical learning environment; with the goal to improve the quality, cost and value of care through the interprofessional application of high reliability principles. Improving Community Health and Health Equity Through Medical Education; nationwide learning collaborative involving 29 teams from Kathy is also Director of Research for the Karen S.

Kathy received her B. She went on to receive her M. Wetherill came to Christiana Care in as a staff pharmacist. He was later promoted to an evening pharmacy supervisor position and then advanced to Director of Pharmacy Supply. Prior to coming to Christiana Care, he served on active duty for the US Army and worked for a retail pharmacy chain pharmacy.

He is also an actively drilling reservist with the US Army and is stationed at Ft. Wetherill has numerous interests to include refining operational workflow, leading teams and managing supply chain challenges. Barbara is Patty and Jay H. She served two terms as the Director of the Jay H. She was also Vice Dean of the Wharton Undergraduate program.

Barbara is an internationally recognized scholar on retailing, variety seeking, brand loyalty, product assortment and design, and consumer and patient decision-making. She has published more than 75 articles in leading academic journals. She co-authored Grocery Revolution: Anahi Santiago holds a B. Beth Bortz is the President and CEO of the Virginia Center for Health Innovation, a nonprofit established in to accelerate the adoption of value-driven health care in the Commonwealth.

She has received several awards and recognition for her work, including:. A transplanted southerner, Beth and her husband David are avid Philadelphia sports fans and active in Virginia politics. She has two daughters, Devon and Katy. FIC was created to standardize the independent medication formularies into one Health System formulary to enhance medication safety, increase cost savings and promote evidenced-based practices. Saheed received his medical degree from Cornell University in Saheed joined the Hopkins faculty in He has published over articles and 18 book chapters with over national and international presentations.

His research has focused on quality improvement and bariatric surgery and has published influential articles on patient safety, medical education, adolescent bariatric surgery, diabetes and gastric bypass, fertility and birth outcomes following weight loss surgery, probiotics, pre-operative weight loss, family effects of weight loss surgery, effect of weight loss on testosterone, obesity disparities in health care, changes in cancer screening tests following weight loss, endoscopy, and impact of gastric bypass upon alcohol metabolism and cardiac risk factors.

He serves as editor of four books: Quality in Obesity Treatment, Morbid Obesity: His research efforts have been recognized by 26 research awards from 5 different surgical societies. As a teacher, Dr. He was selected as Co-Chair and Chair for Obesity Week and , which is the largest worldwide meeting devoted to obesity with over attendees annually.

Susan Bear, PharmD, is the director of clinical pharmacy services for Carolinas HealthCare System where she leads a team of clinical pharmacists for this hospital system with locations in North and South Carolina. She is a preceptor and mentor to pharmacy students from three North Carolina universities, and she teaches pharmacotherapy to nurse practitioner students at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. Through her efforts, CHS implemented an antibiotic stewardship program.

In this role, he works with providers to improve the quality and coordination of care for residents of Harford County Maryland. Together with his team, he has launched innovative strategies aimed at reducing unnecessary hospital utilization, such as telemedicine programs with Skilled Nursing homes, Community Health Worker programs, virtual visits for chronic disease management, and analytic tools that contribute to and leverage data from the state health information exchange, CRISP.

His responsibilities included provider recruitment, the development commercial and government insurance ACO agreements, care management programs, and information technology implementation within the ACO. Colin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mt. He is also a Doctoral Candidate at Johns Hopkins. The Six Sigma program is in its eleventh year with over 50 million dollars of savings to the organization.

CAMC has improved its overall patient flow capabilities, being able to reduce deferred patients by per month. Bree Bush is a principal and the leader of the Care Optimization and Throughput practice. She has been leading healthcare organizations through transformation efforts for more than ten years with GE Healthcare Partners, focusing on utilizing simulation modeling and advanced analytical tools to optimize inpatient, procedural, and clinic capacity.

This has allowed organizations to improve access for patients, streamline operations and improve financial performance, while also creating a culture of staff empowerment and continuous improvement.

Currently, she has been navigating and aligning academic medical centers to apply system engineering principals to healthcare environment which includes using simulation modeling to design solution and designing and building Command Centers, a central control point to proactive actively manage capacity and patient flow. Applying this methodology has shown success in reducing inpatient length-of-stay, improving operating room utilization, and reducing emergency room boarding time.

Bree joined GE Healthcare 10 years ago through the Edison Engineering Development Program, a highly selective program designed to grow future engineering leaders. On program, she designed next generation diagnostic imaging equipment and brought a high-end ultrasound system to market.

He is responsible for the operations of the 5 Johns Hopkins Health System Emergency Departments managing nearly , patient visits annually. Scheulen is considered to be an expert in hospital and emergency department operations. As Chief Administrative Officer, Jim leads the Johns Hopkins Office of Capacity Management and has operationalized a one of a kind, hospital capacity optimization command center. Steve Morgan attended medical school at the University of Virginia and completed his family practice residency at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in After being in private practice for seven years, he joined Carilion Clinic in He served as a regional medical director in the department of Family and Community Medicine from until Starting in , he transitioned from full time family medicine to a more active role within information technology and was appointed to the role of Chief Medical Information Officer of Carilion Clinic in She has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare environment and has published over 20 peer reviewed articles and 3 book chapters.

Her interests include improving safety for both patients and staff. She has achieved outcomes such as preventing accidents, increased productivity, lowered injury rates, and reduced worker compensation costs by implementing appropriate ergonomic interventions in industrial and hospital environments.

Her recent healthcare work involves quality improvement projects to achieve efficient processes and error proofing that result in a safe environment for staff and patients. He was an orthopedic surgeon with an office practice in Northern Virginia, was Assistant surgeon for the Washington Redskins, and the team physician for the D. United Professional soccer club. During his first term, he led the Virginia Health Reform Initiative; established the Virginia Center for Healthcare Innovation; negotiated a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice that led to the first training center closures in Virginia; oversaw the implementation of an integrated eligibility system.

Throughout this work he stressed the need to recognize that citizens do not fit into siloed programs, and he began to address the need for a culture stressing the collective impact of all of the HHR Agencies. During his second term, Dr. Hazel has become a strong advocate for evidence-informed policies relating to health, healthcare, human services and technology and has engaged with philanthropy to fund upstream initiatives with a goal of prevention. Prior to joining TH, Dr.

Captain Jolissaint left active duty to pursue a medical career. During his tour of duty with General Dynamics, Dr. Jolissaint deployed to Iraq Tikrit, Al Asad, and Baghdad , Afghanistan Bagram, Kandahar, and Kabul , and Kuwait in support of military medical units providing health care support to their respective theaters of combat operations. Greg and Debby are the proud parents of five wonderful and very successful adult children, and the grandparents of four amazing grandchildren.

Although they are both originally from Louisiana, they are now both permanent residents of Maryland. In this role, Dr. Kurfuerst is responsible for strategy execution and the oversight of daily operations for Christiana and Wilmington Hospitals, the Middletown Emergency Department, and community-based ancillary services including imaging, laboratory, rehabilitation, pharmacy, and medical aid unit services.

Prior to assuming the Chief Operating Officer role, Dr. Before joining Christiana Care in , Dr. She began her healthcare career as a practicing occupational therapist with a specialty in neurorehabilitation.

Her over 90 publications and presentations span both clinical and health care management topics at the local, regional, and national levels. Kurfuerst earned her undergraduate degree in occupational therapy from Misericordia University in Dallas, PA in D also at Widener in Minor, MD, is a scientist, surgeon, and academic leader.

He is also a professor of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery and a professor of Bioengineering and of Neurobiology, by courtesy, at Stanford University. With his leadership, Stanford Medicine has established a strategic vision to lead the biomedical revolution in Precision Health, a fundamental shift to more proactive and personalized health care that empowers people to lead healthy lives.

Before coming to Stanford, Dr. Minor was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of The Johns Hopkins University. Prior to his appointment as provost in , Dr. With more than published articles and chapters, Dr. Minor is an expert in balance and inner ear disorders. In the medical community, Dr. Minor is perhaps best known for his discovery of superior canal dehiscence syndrome, a debilitating disorder characterized by sound- or pressure-induced dizziness.

He subsequently developed a surgical procedure that corrects the problem and alleviates symptoms. He serves as the deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Technology Innovation Center TIC with the goal of partnering with clinical inventors to create novel IT solutions that improves patient care.

This team of designers, developers, and data scientists work with inventors to build, deploy, and evaluate digital health solutions within the Johns Hopkins Medical System. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Nagy serves as the program director for year-long multidisciplinary leadership development programs at Johns Hopkins Medicine in clinical informatics, analytics and creating commercial ventures.

There have been over faculty and staff that have gone through the programs since From he served as the chair of the American Board of Imaging Informatics ABII which created the certification for imaging informatics professionals which has over 1, diplomates.

In , he was inducted into the college of fellows for the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine. Nagy received his PhD in Medical Physics from the Medical College of Wisconsin and is the author of over papers in the fields of informatics and implementation science.

Butte was elected into the National Academy of Medicine in , and in , he was recognized by the Obama Administration as a White House Champion of Change in Open Science for promoting science through publicly available data.

Other recent awards include the E. Butte is also a founder of three investor-backed data-driven companies: Personalis, providing medical genome sequencing services, Carmenta acquired by Progenity , discovering diagnostics for pregnancy complications, and NuMedii, finding new uses for drugs through open molecular data.

Butte is a principal investigator of three major programs: Widely published in a variety of oncology general medicine journals, Dr. Meisenberg remains an active outcomes researcher in the fields of high value medicine and health services research. Hired in , his early tenure focused on solutions for identity management, security, and enterprise portal. Despite this expanded role, Dwight maintains a keen interest in technology, and regularly engages with systems engineers and architects to develop solutions.

Over the past several years, the TIC has developed many new applications and collaborated with emerging healthcare startups. In late , Dwight began efforts to develop a new big-data, precision medicine platform as part of Hopkins InHealth. Dwight holds a B. He has responsibility for overall strategy and deployment of electronic information and technology services.

Dave joined AAMC in as executive director of analytics. In his new role, Dr. Anzilotti will focus on the optimization of care delivery at the acute care level through strategic visioning, network development, clinical technology implementation and leveraging medical informatics. Anzilotti was a practicing neuroradiologist in the radiology department for more than two years before becoming Chair and he continues to practice neuroradiology.

Before joining Christiania Care Health system, Dr. Anzilotti practiced neuroradiology at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. Anzilotti had responsibility for the physician leadership and network operations of the ACO which includes close to primary care physicians from five health systems covering almost 48, lives statewide. He also was a resident in diagnostic radiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital and served as Chief Resident from to Anzilotti completed his MBA at the University of Delaware in while continuing his clinical practice and role as Chairman.

She completed a Master of Health Care Delivery Science degree with concentrations in finance, leadership and quality improvement at Dartmouth College in She received her doctorate in Pharmacy in from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science where she also earned her bachelor of science degree. In , she completed a critical care pharmacy practice residency at Grady Health System in Atlanta, Ga.

The year before she completed an ASHP accredited residency in pharmacy practice at the same hospital. In , she was recognized as pharmacist of the year by the Delaware Society of Health System Pharmacists. Thousands of healthcare organizations use Zoom for enterprise team collaboration and telehealth. Zoom is one platform for video and audio conferencing, group chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, conference rooms, and exam rooms. Special features for healthcare such as a patient waiting room, Epic integration, far-end camera control, and support for low-bandwidth environments, along with its ease-of-use, and scalability, make it ideal for all healthcare use cases.

Founded in , Wambi, LLC is on a mission to bring compassion to the forefront of human experience. Wambi delivers a patient-driven healthcare employee performance platform aimed at recognizing and empowering compassionate care.

Wambi serves to improve care provider engagement especially millennials! Through its gamified digital platform informed by real-time patient feedback, care providers are armed with their individual data as a means to promote autonomy and inspire behavioral change. UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers.

The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6, hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UNH , a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. StayWell is a health solutions company that uses the science of behavior change to help people live happier, healthier lives.

StayWell brings decades of experience working across the health care industry to design solutions for improving individual and organizational health outcomes, managing the health of targeted populations, and creating brand engagement for employers and health care organizations. With more than 2, clinicians providing superior quality care, we have a national presence that gives our medical team access to extensive, unmatched clinical data for conducting research to identify trends, determine benchmarks, disseminate best practices, and foster innovation that advances patient care.

PCRX is a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing and improving postsurgical outcomes for acute care practitioners and their patients.

To learn more about Pacira, including the corporate mission to reduce overreliance on opioids visit: Health needs are infinite, but resources are finite. Transforming healthcare requires more than digitizing medical records. Microsoft platforms and services lay the trusted foundation for such solutions, so health providers and payors, public health or social services agencies, and pharmaceutical companies can improve patient and employee experiences, empower researchers, and enhance products and services in the face of increasing cost pressures.

Lumeris provides strategic advising and technology to guide health systems and providers through seamless transitions from volume to value, enabling them to deliver improved care across populations—with better outcomes. We work collaboratively with payers to align contracts and engage physicians in programs that drive high-quality, cost-effective care.

For a second consecutive year, Lumeris was awarded Best in KLAS for value-based care managed services for helping clients deliver improved clinical and financial outcomes. ICU Medical helps you cost-effectively increase the safety, accuracy, and efficiency of IV medication delivery. Our complete line of IV smart pumps and medication safety software with full IV-EHR interoperability helps turn your IV pumps into an extension of your EHR system, helping you maximize revenue capture, eliminate lost charges, and optimize total cost of ownership.

Our systems include advanced cybersecurity and other patient safety features to provide state-of-the-art medication error reduction technology while reducing pump programming time and helping reduce alarm fatigue. Established in , the company began research activity for microbiology solutions in and relaunched in as Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. Way Scholarship for Leadership and Academic Excellence. He graduated with top honors with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies. McKeon began his professional career at Du Pont de Nemours.

He initially led the implementation of large news publishing systems around the world and was later promoted to run marketing and business development. His career shifted to health care when he was recruited to Stanford University Medical Center, where he initially led the Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiothoracic Surgery business.

He was then promoted to Director of Market Development for all 17 business lines at Stanford. He then went to Raytel Medical Systems — the largest cardiac monitoring business in the United States.

McKeon came to Houston to join U. Oncology, which provides cancer care for over 25 percent of the U. McKeon then moved to Medtronic Inc. He led Strategy and Emerging Technologies across all of the Medtronic businesses.

His main focus was to define the digital strategy for all Medtronic medical devices so that they could connect to cellular devices. Additionally, he diversified the business from one line to four lines and prepared the company for IPO. Today, Microport is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Cellnovo is public on the European Exchange. Paula Batt is a seasoned leader with more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, business development, and team building.

Vice President of Sales for StayWell, she is focused on delivering the latest behavior change and engagement solutions to the health system, health plan, and large employer markets. Paula joined the organization in , concentrating on strategic business partnerships in the non-profit sector, including the American Red Cross, the American Lung Association, and the American Heart Association.

She is based in Washington, DC. After completing his administrative residency at Parkland, he has been privileged to be associated with many well-respected organizations throughout the State of Texas.

Throughout his career, he has held various leadership positions including: His personal philosophy in regards to his work in healthcare is based upon a belief that it is a privilege and an honor to be of service to others. Additionally, Judi and her team are responsible for cultivating strategic relations, within the healthcare industry, for potential collaboration opportunities.

Spencer is a partner and managing director based in the Denver office. He focuses on healthcare delivery systems and their evolving interactions with the rest of the healthcare industry, including service providers, payers, employers, biopharma and med-tech players.

Spencer has experience on the full range of services to the healthcare delivery system. He has also worked with clients to enhance their performance as they prepare for the increasingly cost-competitive healthcare environment and assist them in collaborating with new partners to achieve competitive advantage. Spencer has extensive experience in physician engagement options including compensation, partnerships, management agreements and leadership development.

She is a licensed registered nurse with 20 years of healthcare experience. She joined Harris Health System in April In addition to these roles, she served as a team leader and examiner for the Quality Texas Foundation, Texas Award for Performance Excellence. Doucet is currently a doctoral student at Arizona State University.

Doucet has extensive experience building high-performance teams and leading organizational excellence. Patch is an advanced practice nurse, and is board-certified as an Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist. Her year career in nursing has been dedicated to fostering inter-professional collaborations, improving health care processes and outcomes, and furthering violence prevention efforts in clinical care environments.

Navy Nurse Corps officer, she has held progressive clinical and operational leadership positions in various inpatient, outpatient and austere settings. Andrea was named by PharmaVoice one of the top influential people in Life Sciences in and Andrea is passionate about health and life sciences, women in tech, and all things Microsoft.

Goldsmith brings a unique experience to Microsoft as a physician who also has over thirty years of know-how envisioning, designing, developing, and selling high-performance technology solutions for the healthcare industry. He specializes in technology for shared accountability for health. He has also served as Chief Medical Officer of Aptima Corporation, where he led a team in transitioning well-tested concepts on human-centered engineering from aviation and the military into healthcare.

Prior to joining Microsoft in , Dr. Goldsmith received a B. He has practiced clinical medicine and also worked for the National Center for Occupational Healthcare, Division of Epidemiology, Johannesburg, South Africa, where he designed, developed and supported software for clinical research, including pulmonary function and surgical pathology databases.

Goldsmith has actively participated in Massachusetts health initiatives including the MHDC, eHC and affordable, available health insurance. Sigworth serves as a physician executive driving the pursuit of the highest possible standards of patient care and clinical effectiveness as well as partnerships with key payers and other community partners in the implementation of population-based care.

Sigworth works with the clinical departments of Jefferson Health to ensure seamless integration of both inpatient and ambulatory care and reaffirms and promotes a culture of patient-centered care in which clinical outcomes are defined, measured, evaluated and continuously improved.

Sigworth brings experience from prior positions at academic medical centers, most recently at the Baylor College of Medicine where he was the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer as well as an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine.

Kristin has been a nurse for over 30 years and has spent the majority of her career in a leadership capacity in the field of Ambulatory Care Nursing. Areas of interest and expertise include: Berkowitz has over 25 years of experience in healthcare management and consulting. He is presently Founder and President of SMB Health Consulting, specializing in clinical and operational performance improvement for healthcare systems and leadership development for administrators, physicians and Trustees.

He has assisted over 40 new and current Chief Medical Officers through an innovative didactic and hands-on program to improve clinical and operational results. He is a prominent national keynote speaker for hospitals and healthcare associations. Since January , Dr. Previously for 13 years, he was the Chief Medical Officer of St. Prior to this position, Dr. In February of , Dr. Berkowitz is a prominent national speaker and writer in the healthcare arena.

At MLHS, Eileen is responsible for the administrative oversight, coordination, and management of System-wide quality activities, including: Jaskuta received her Master of Science in health care administration from St. Joseph University in Philadelphia, Pa. She has a black belt graduate certificate in quality and continuous improvement: Six Sigma Lean Methodologies. Eileen is certified in kata through the University of Michigan. Jaskuta was vice president of quality management at Meritus Medical Center.

Hagerstown, MD where she worked with her team to implement data and was involved regionally in population health activities serving the community. Her professional accomplishments include affiliations with the Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Quality, serving as a reviewer for various journals and as a guest lecturer at St.

Ereth also co-founded and serves as Chair Emeritus of Cheetah Development. This non-profit organization uses a novel model of aid Micro-Venture Capital to find, fund, and mentor entrepreneurs in Tanzania. This unique organization is helping create whole new economies and enhances the financial, water, and healthcare aspects of numerous rural villages.

JW Beard, MD is a board-certified anesthesiologist with twelve years of practice in preadmission clinics, operating rooms, remote procedural locations, recovery rooms and labor and delivery units.

During the course of his career, Dr. Beard evaluated and incorporated multiple new technologies into his practice including ultrasound and transesophageal Doppler and also participated in the development of care pathways such as early discharge of orthopedic surgery patients with continuous indwelling peripheral nerve blocks.

Beard has led multiple quality improvement initiatives and held leadership positions including Chairman and Medical Director of the Department of Anesthesia.

Beard leads the Medical Affairs division focused product development, risk management, key opinion leader engagement and clinical evidence generation. Beard founded Monitor Mask Inc.

A few of her accomplishments include: She has made numerous presentations across the country, including TEDx and SXSW, to advance telehealth policy and share innovative new models of care. Strauss and Diana K. Strauss Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Earlier in his career, he was a research surgeon in the Cardiovascular Surgical Research Laboratory. After selling Environomics to a public company in , Russ was retained to promote and develop emerging initiatives in the environmental and healthcare arenas, leading him to open his own firm, RiskNomics, in RiskNomics provides risk management and consulting services in the environmental and healthcare arenas on a national basis.

Clients include Fortune companies, major global insurance companies, corporations, schools districts, law firms, state and local entities. The focus on RiskNomics is to advise and assist our clients in managing potential or existing risks strategically as well as economically.

Phillips collaborates with clinical and administrative colleagues to assure patient safety and quality, implement system wide innovations in the practice of medicine, respond to healthcare reform and new payment models, evaluate healthcare delivery redesign, and improve the patient experience.

As CEO and President of the Houston Methodist Physician Organization, he has championed multiple fiscal and operational efficiencies resulting in increased revenue, lower expenses, better quality, improved access and enhanced patient experience.

He is founding president of the American Population Health Society. Chin was the Chief Innovation Officer and associate vice chancellor for health affairs at the University of Texas System, where she developed REDI as an ecosystem platform that connects consumers and patients, traditional and new entrant healthcare providers, with data and analytics, technology and services, for more effective and patient-centered chronic disease management.

Chin graduated with a M. She conducted her clinical and scientific training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in NY, where she completed in parallel her residency training in the hospital and postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory.

Chin began her independent career as a solo practice physicians in NYC, learning first hand what it meant to provide care in the front line; this experience has motivated her interest to leverage technology for democratization of evidence-based care in community settings. Chin next went on to pursue a productive academic research career at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute where she was a professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and a senior associate member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

Her research program spanned the fields of transcription, telomere biology, cancer genomics, and personalized cancer medicine. She held multiple leadership roles in The Cancer Genome Atlas TCGA , and was the principle investigator driving development of Firehose, a pipeline designed to make TCGA data not only available but usable to the broader biology and clinical communities. She has defined its mission as one to bring to bear on cancer not only the transformative potential of science and genomics, but also of data, technologies and innovative strategies.

Throughout her career, Dr. Chin has championed integration, collaboration and cooperation between the research and clinical care enterprises, as well as between public and private sectors.

She was the Scientific Director of the Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and subsequently the Institute for Applied Cancer Science at MD Anderson, an organization designed to bring together the best attributes of academia and industry in a new organizational construct to rapidly translate cancer genomics knowledge into effective therapeutic endpoints.

To re-imagine a data-rich and technology-enabled care delivery ecosystem that can more effectively address the rising chronic disease burden, Dr.

Chin has co-founded biotechnology companies in cancer therapeutics and biomarkers. Most recently, she has launched Apricity Health, an AI company for toxicity management and democratization of cancer immunotherapy to benefit patients around the world. Roland Lamb is the Deputy Commissioner responsible for strategic planning and the innovation division at the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual and Disability Services in Philadelphia.

He served as interim executive director of the Medical Center in and subsequently became vice dean for clinical affairs at Penn State Health Milton S. He also served as director and chief operating officer of Penn State Medical Group since its inception in Penn State Medical Group includes nearly physicians and advanced practice clinicians, 64 specialty practices located at 24 clinics across central Pennsylvania, and more than 1,, outpatient visits each year.

He has published over articles and chapters and has been widely recognized for his work. He was awarded the John S Dunn Sr. Outstanding Teacher Award four separate times. To date, he has over four decades of leadership experience in healthcare. Through his leadership and strategic vision, Mr.

Martin Topiel is an infectious disease specialist in Mount Laurel, New Jersey and serves as the medical director of infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship at Virtua Health.

The American Health Council is proud to recognize Dr. Issa brings to Clear Lake, a private practice in Webster, Texas, 22 years of experience within the healthcare industry, including eight years in his current position.

At Clear Lake Specialties, Dr. Issa engages daily in managing antibiotic usage, consulting with physicians, working with office patients referred from the PCP, as well as caring for patients. Among his multitude of accomplishments, Dr. Issa has also been awarded recognition for his achievements as Chief Medical Resident, and stands as Chairman of Infection Control Committees in regional hospitals. In regional hospitals, Dr. Issa is also Chairman of Antibiotic Stewardship.

In his free time, Dr. Issa enjoys camping, swimming, and exercising his fluency in both Arabic and English. After completing medical school and residency, he earned a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology at Chatham University. Throughout his years on the faculty of these programs, he led efforts to educate residents about continuous quality improvement, and developed one of the first longitudinal practice improvement curricula among primary care residency programs.

In these roles, he works to advance the quality, safety, efficacy and patient-centeredness of care while reducing its costs. Rubin is passionate about applying the power of authentic communication, empathy and evidence to improving the health care system for our patients, students, providers and society.

Sharma did his medical school training in India and came to the United States in , to an externship at UTMB which allowed him to complete his medical degree. Sharma completed his residency in internal medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and stayed an additional year as a chief resident. In he began to serve as associate chief medical officer, where his focus was on quality, patient safety and assisting with transformation to version 2.

His research interest includes health services, quality and outcomes. Since , Donna K. She also helped facilitate a clinical affiliation between UTMB and CVS Health to enhance patient access to high-quality, affordable health care services, such as medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness programs.