Lili Brillstein is a nationally recognized thought leader in the advancement of Episodes of Care as a value-based approach for specialty care. She is the Director of Episodes of Care for the Market Innovations team of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, and, under her leadership, has built the largest program for commercially insured patients in the country.
Lili is responsible for the overall direction, strategy, design and oversight of the Horizon Episodes of Care/Bundled Payment Program. When Lili joined Horizon in January of 2013, the Episodes program was still in pilot and included only total hip and total knee replacement episodes. The program has grown to include additional orthopaedic episodes (including low back/laminectomy, shoulder replacement, knee arthroscopy), obstetrics and gynecology, GI (including a Crohn’s episode with a fully integrated behavioral health component), cardiology, and oncology.
Lili is a passionate advocate of Episodes of Care/Bundled Payments as a strategy to successfully migrate from fee for service to quality- & value-based models that reward providers for excellent outcomes and patient experience, while reducing the overall cost of healthcare.
Her expertise at cultivating functionally collaborative relationships between payers and providers across the full continuum of health care has allowed not only the pillars of the triple aim to be achieved, but the spirit of the relationships have shifted from one of adversaries to one of collaborators.×
Glen Tullman is the chairman and chief executive officer of Livongo Health. He is a co-founder and managing partner of 7wire Ventures, a Chicago-based investment firm focused on healthcare and education. Tullman most recently served as chief executive officer of Allscripts, the leading global provider of electronic health records, practice management and electronic prescribing systems. He led Allscripts’ IPO and secondary offerings. Under his leadership, revenues grew from $30 million in 1997 to more than $1.4 billion in 2012. Prior to joining Allscripts, Tullman was CEO of Enterprise Systems, a healthcare-information services company providing resource-management solutions to large, integrated healthcare networks. Tullman led its IPO and secondary offerings. Enterprise was sold to McKesson HBOC.×
Since July of 2008, Joe Colonna has served in the role of vice president of supply chain for Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta, GA. Working closely with Piedmont’s executives, clinicians, business partners and the rest of the supply chain team, Colonna has completely reorganized the supply chain’s role in the organization and has been nationally recognized for his dynamic vision. Prior to Piedmont, Colonna was a principle in Appleseed Healthcare, a supply chain and leadership consultancy. He started his supply chain career with the United States Air Force and his unique blend of healthcare experience comes from working for over 30 years in different aspects of the healthcare supply chain industry, including roles in provider, consulting, distribution and group purchasing organizations.×
Scott Caldwell is president and chief executive officer of The Resource Group and senior vice president of Ascension. The Resource Group, a subsidiary of Ascension, is a business transformation services organization that specializes in the area of non-payroll spend and the processes that sustain the value of the transformation. Caldwell developed The Resource Group’s User-Directed Strategic Sourcing™ model, which provides contracting services, operations and logistics services, integrated change management, and implementation services to more than 1,457 acute care hospitals and 2,000 related locations in 24 states and the District of Columbia.×
Dr. Robert E. Nesse is currently the senior medical advisor to the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors for Payment Reform. Previously, he served as CEO of the Mayo Health System. Before that, Dr. Nesse served as the president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic Health System—Franciscan in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Dr. Nesse currently serves as an ex-officio member of the Mayo Clinic Rochester Board of Governors and is a current member of the Management Executive Committee of Mayo Clinic and the Management Executive Operations Group for Mayo Clinic in the Midwest. He also is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Mayo Management Services.
Joanne Conroy is the CEO of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC), formerly known as Lahey Clinic, a physician-led nonprofit teaching hospital.
Dr. Conroy was previously at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), based in Washington, District of Columbia, where she served as chief health care officer for the last five and one half years. In this role, she advanced AAMC’s strategic imperative of leading change to improve the nation’s healthcare system.
Dr. Conroy received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire and received her medical degree from MUSC.
As President and CEO of Atrius Health, Dr. Steven Strongwater, MD, leads 6,800 employees serving 675,000 patients across eastern Massachusetts with coordinated medical care, home health and hospice. Previously, Dr. Strongwater served as Geisinger Health System’s Chief Transformation Officer, providing leadership for transformation by implementing new models of care and developing strategies and tactics to improve quality, patient experience, value and care. Within two years more than 90 million dollars of improvement were identified and novel predictive models introduced. Dr. Strongwater also served as Assistant Chancellor at UMass Medical Center, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the University of Connecticut Health Center, and as Chief of Staff and Chief Executive Officer at Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Strongwater is a frequent speaker on population health, value-based care and returning joy to the practice of medicine. He also serves on several regional and national boards including the Mass Digital Health Council, IBM Watson Advisory Board and Janssen Healthcare Innovators Council, among others. He completed his undergraduate medical education at Upstate Medical Center and a research fellowship at the University of Michigan.×
Grant Wicklund is currently president and chief executive officer of Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, (a suburb of Denver) CO.
He has had broad staff and line responsibility in both tax-exempt and for-profit hospital systems. Grant has significant experience as both a leader and a consultant for organizations representing operations, innovation, business development, talent acquisition, and cost reduction.
Grant has served on the board of directors of nine hospitals, three surgery centers and two physician group practices, as well as numerous charitable organizations and one family foundation. He serves on the board of CEOs Against Cancer and the American Heart Association (AHA). He chaired of the 2014 AHA Denver Heart Ball
Joshua Titus is CEO and Founder of Gozio Health. He has over 20 years of engineering experience to include NVIDIA chips powered products ranging from Microsoft’s Xbox, to Apple’s MacBook Pro, to high-end smart phones and the now iconic Tesla Model S center console. He has created patent pending indoor wayfinding technology that is smartphone based for hospitals that improves patient’s experience.×
Gayle Capozzalo is the Executive Vice President/Chief Strategy Officer of Yale New Haven Health System. She joined the System in 1997 and is primarily responsible for System strategy development and execution, marketing, community and government relations, business development and mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Capozzalo received her Masters of Science degree in Public Health from the University of Missouri-Columbia and completed two years post masters work in health care marketing and organizational development at St. Louis University. She has 30 years of experience in system strategy, integration, development and management in the industry. Ms. Capozzalo is a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives and Past-Chairman of the American College of Health Care Executives Board of Governors. She is active in her community and the healthcare industry. She is the past Chair and a Board member of Vizient New England, past Chair and a Board Member of Connecticut Public Television, Vice Chair of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England and Member of the Nominating Committee of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Steven has been with Intermountain Healthcare for over thirty two years with experience in the Supply Chain, environmental preferred purchasing, vendor certification/relations, and inventory management. He was promoted to Director of Sustainability for Intermountain Healthcare in 2010. He has served on the board of Utah Recycling Alliance, Health Care Climate Council, a member of Practice Greenhealth, a member of the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce- Clean Air, Water, and Natural Resource Business Council, and has served on several energy and air quality committees for the State of Utah.×
Stephanie is a seasoned CEO, COO, and health care executive with a track record of leadership and board service across multiple sectors and is a known innovator and growth specialist within large and complex multibillion-dollar organizations. She is highly skilled in architecting replicable and scalable strategies that deliver organizational transformation, improve standard of care, reduce costs, and facilitate better governance. Her notable career includes: CEO of Health Employer Exchange, President and CEO of Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), CEO for Bon Secours Health System, President of SSM Health Care Saint Louis, and Executive Vice-President for Sisters of Mercy Health Corporation.
Stephanie is on the fore-front of Value-Based Healthcare System initiatives and is considered an authority in system evolutions from integrated delivery to population health management. As of July 2016, Stephanie serves as the CEO of the Health Employer Exchange (HEE).×
Dr. David Feinberg is president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, one of the nation’s largest health services organizations, which is known for reinventing medical care. Geisinger is an integrated healthcare system consisting of 12 hospital campuses; 2 research centers; the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, educating more than 550 medical and master degree students; over 30,000 employees; 1,600 employed physicians; 420 residents and fellows; and a 551,000-member health plan, all serving and caring for more than 3 million residents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
A longtime champion of the patient experience, Dr. Feinberg has caught the industry’s attention by introducing Geisinger’s latest evolution of its renowned ProvenCare® portfolio — ProvenExperience™ — which allows patients to request a refund based on the outcome of their experiences.
Triple-board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in child, adolescent and addiction psychiatry, Dr. Feinberg earned his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with distinction from the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.
Named to the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare, as well as to the Top Ten of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders by Modern Healthcare, Dr. Feinberg's numerous awards and recognitions also include the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society; the Medical Center CEO of the Year Healthcare Leadership Award; Leadership, Vision and Commitment Honoree by the National Health Foundation; Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; and the Cancro Academic Leadership Award from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Feinberg is a well-known national speaker, especially on the subject of patient experience, and has published numerous articles.
Prior to joining Geisinger, Dr. Feinberg served as CEO of UCLA’s hospitals and associate vice chancellor of UCLA Health Sciences, as well as president of UCLA Health System.×
Since 2008, Leah Binder has served as President & CEO of The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., representing employers and other purchasers of health care calling for improved safety and quality in hospitals. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com, the Huffington Post, and the Wall Street Journal expert forum, and consistently cited by Modern Healthcare among the 100 most influential people and top 25 women in healthcare.×
Steve is a recognized leader in the healthcare consulting industry. The managing partner of ECG and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, he is dedicated to helping healthcare organizations grow, adapt, and thrive in a value-based environment. Steve is a strategic thinker and an effective adviser to boards and executives who are managing the challenges and implications of transformational change. He has extensive experience in strategic and business planning, business development, mergers and acquisitions, and managed care, and he assists health systems, academic medical centers, and medical groups with developing and implementing strategies that improve efficiency and drive competitive advantage. Steve’s understanding of broad, national trends in healthcare, coupled with his extensive knowledge of local market dynamics, has won him the trust of C-suite leaders, who rely on his strategy expertise, problem-solving instincts, and ability to distill the most complex matters into meaningful solutions.×
Patrick Hammond joined Emory Healthcare in 1991 as an Administrative Resident. He is now a member of the Emory Healthcare Executive Leadership Team.
As Chief Executive Officer of the Emory Healthcare Network, he has leadership responsibility for Emory’s Clinically Integrated Network. As Chief Market Services Officer, he is responsible for managed care; market development, marketing and outreach strategies; credentialing, enrollment and medical staff support; data analytics and market research.
Mr. Hammond is a graduate of Emory University where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree. In 1991 he received a Master of Health Administration from Duke University.
With over 30 years of Healthcare IT experience, Kevin joined Silver Cross Hospital seven years ago as the Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Currently, he manages the Information Technology and Telecommunications Departments. During his tenure, Silver Cross moved into a 296-bed replacement hospital, which opened in 2012 and implemented a complete EMR clinical solution from Cerner in 2013.
In January 2016, Silver Cross Hospital was recognized as having achieved Stage 6 EMR Adoption by the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). In addition, in November 2016, Silver Cross Hospital received second place in Healthcare IT News’ 2016 Best Hospital IT Department in the Medium size category.
Kevin received his Masters in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Purdue University.
Todd Johnson, CEO of HealthLoop, has a long history in the healthcare technology space and is a serial entrepreneur committed to building innovative products that engage patients and connect them to their care team. Todd joined HealthLoop in 2012 as CEO to develop an automated way patients can check in with their providers. Under Todd’s direction the company is now implemented at over 40 health systems and physician practices including prestigious institutions like Cedars Sinai and UCSF.
Prior to joining HealthLoop, Todd was the founder and CEO of Salar, Inc – a Baltimore, MD based provider of acute care physician charge capture and documentation solution. Working with the nation’s leading medical centers and physicians, Todd grew Salar to a successful acquisition in 2011.×
Glenn Pearson worked in the hospital industry for more than 30 years and now, as Principal of Pearson Health Tech Insights, LLC (PHTI), applies his vast experience to help the healthcare industry fully embrace technology’s role in transforming healthcare. PHTI targets developers/entrepreneurs/vendors, hospitals and other provider groups, and investors.
Before founding PHTI, Glenn was Executive Vice President at Georgia Hospital Association for 19+ years where he led:
Glenn is a recognized national healthcare leader, having served on six committees for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and as elected ACHE Regent for Georgia. He has also led and/or served on many national and statewide committees and organizations.×