HEALTH EVOLUTION

Our Focus Areas

Health Evolution covers a wide range of evolving and emerging issues
that are shaping the future of health care.

Bias in, bias out: Responsible use of data to advance innovation and equity

Bias in, bias out: Responsible use of data to advance innovation and equity

Health Evolution Fellows outline why addressing bias in data is critical and seek input...
Moving from pilot to scale in digital health and home-based models of care

Moving from pilot to scale in digital health and home-based models of care

Health Evolution Fellows discuss the critical elements of scaling emerging technologies across the care...
Innovator CEO profile: Clarify Health’s Jean Drouin

Innovator CEO profile: Clarify Health’s Jean Drouin

Powered by Clarify Health Drouin discusses the company’s origin story, the accomplishments he’s most...
Applying Medicare Advantage lessons learned to commercial populations

Applying Medicare Advantage lessons learned to commercial populations

Health Evolution Fellows discussed ways that CEOs can lead the transition to focus on...
Lessons learned in advancing equity: Maternal health

Lessons learned in advancing equity: Maternal health

Executives supporting the Health Equity Pledge virtually convened to share experiences and learnings in...
How to improve consumer experience with digital strategies

How to improve consumer experience with digital strategies

Powered by CitiusTech At the 2022 Health Evolution Summit, executives discussed tactics leaders can...
The case for addressing climate change and health equity together

The case for addressing climate change and health equity together

At the 2022 Health Evolution Summit, CEOs shared lessons learned from sustainability work and...
How mental health care and social determinants intersect

How mental health care and social determinants intersect

Health Evolution Fellows share their perspectives on bringing care to people experiencing homelessness, using...
Innovation and the competitive landscape for primary care: ‘We have to learn to disrupt ourselves’

Innovation and the competitive landscape for primary care: ‘We have to learn to disrupt ourselves’

CEOs discuss how primary care is changing, potential winners and losers, cross-industry advice they...

Connect – Apply Thank You

Thank you for your interest in Health Evolution Connect   We appreciate your patience...
The next era of value-based care: Accelerating progress in the years ahead

The next era of value-based care: Accelerating progress in the years ahead

As health care industry leaders look to the next phase of value-based care, success...
The most important lesson health care CEOs should learn from retail: An interview with Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Roz Brewer

The most important lesson health care CEOs should learn from retail: An interview with Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Roz Brewer

Brewer discusses her commitment to inclusion how she thinks about culture, what the future...
Why it’s time to change the narrative around mental health and social media

Why it’s time to change the narrative around mental health and social media

Social media platforms are often cited for negatively impacting the mental health of young...
Five tactics to unlock the potential for data and analytics to improve care experiences and outcomes

Five tactics to unlock the potential for data and analytics to improve care experiences and outcomes

Powered by Optum Executives from Boulder Community Health, Optum and UnitedHealth Group shared lessons...
Innovator CEO profile: Omada Health’s Sean Duffy

Innovator CEO profile: Omada Health’s Sean Duffy

Powered by Omada Health Duffy discusses Omada’s recent $196 million funding round, the accomplishment...
Chris Chen on how surviving COVID-19 changed him as a CEO

Chris Chen on how surviving COVID-19 changed him as a CEO

https://vimeo.com/641231777 Chen discusses his life-altering experience being infected with the coronavirus, what he learned...
SCAN Group and Health Plan CEO Sachin Jain on the art of the possible

SCAN Group and Health Plan CEO Sachin Jain on the art of the possible

https://vimeo.com/638756912 In this spotlight on Forum Fellows, Jain discusses the organization’s work to transform...
Here’s a glimpse inside the invitation-only Forum convening at the 2022 Health Evolution Summit

Here’s a glimpse inside the invitation-only Forum convening at the 2022 Health Evolution Summit

CEOs and thought leaders shared perspectives on primary care, the future of risk, digital...
The Great Resignation: An opportunity to improve the health care workforce?

The Great Resignation: An opportunity to improve the health care workforce?

At the 2022 Health Evolution Summit, health system CEOs discussed ways to leverage the...
2022 Connect Overview

2022 Connect Overview

Helping Health Care Executives Achieve Their Transformation Goals. Health Evolution is announcing Connect, an...
Most health care and research doesn’t operate on big data — that needs to change

Most health care and research doesn’t operate on big data — that needs to change

Experts at the 2022 Health Evolution Summit discussed the power of big data, challenges...
2022 Connect – On-site Info

2022 Connect – On-site Info

Welcome to the inaugural Health Evolution Connect! We encourage you to take advantage of...
Life sciences CEOs share 5 priorities to maintain beyond the pandemic

Life sciences CEOs share 5 priorities to maintain beyond the pandemic

Executives at the 2022 Health Evolution Summit outlined how COVID-19 has advanced their consciousness...
Nuance CEO Mark Benjamin: AI is about ‘people caring for people‘

Nuance CEO Mark Benjamin: AI is about ‘people caring for people‘

Benjamin discusses the grand vision for leveraging artificial intelligence to connect the dots across...
Working toward health equity in life sciences: An interview with Takeda’s Julie Kim

Working toward health equity in life sciences: An interview with Takeda’s Julie Kim

Kim discusses being a woman of color in the C-suite, why choosing the more...
‘Climate anxiety’ is on the rise. Here’s how leaders can address the mental health crisis

‘Climate anxiety’ is on the rise. Here’s how leaders can address the mental health crisis

Climate change is associated with an increase in behavioral health problems that will only...
The future of virtual-first care models: 3 considerations

The future of virtual-first care models: 3 considerations

Virtual-only and virtual-first care services are succeeding in the right situations, but even companies...
Update: Health Evolution Summit 2022 agenda

Update: Health Evolution Summit 2022 agenda

Here are the overarching themes, latest programmatic additions to the Summit’s CEOs, policymakers and...
Accelerating Responsible Use of De-identified Data in Algorithm Development

Accelerating Responsible Use of De-identified Data in Algorithm Development

Accelerating Responsible Use of De-identified Data in Algorithm Development Digitization of health care continues...
Why Strong Black Women need mental health care, too

Why Strong Black Women need mental health care, too

In this guest opinion piece, Nashville General CEO Joseph Webb considers data points that...
How Kaiser Permanente wrote the playbook for KP at Home — while building the program

How Kaiser Permanente wrote the playbook for KP at Home — while building the program

The health system, much like Mayo Clinic, Intermountain and others, is moving more care...
The next critical step to advancing health equity? Improving data collection

The next critical step to advancing health equity? Improving data collection

Health Evolution Fellows and executives on the front lines of advancing health equity share...
InstaMed and J.P. Morgan’s Bill Marvin: Leveraging payment advancements can improve patient experience

InstaMed and J.P. Morgan’s Bill Marvin: Leveraging payment advancements can improve patient experience

Powered by InstaMed Marvin discusses what the company has learned from tracking payment trends...
Lyft Healthcare executive on value-based care, ROI, and addressing social determinants of health

Lyft Healthcare executive on value-based care, ROI, and addressing social determinants of health

Buck Poropatich discusses how the enterprise is helping to close gaps in care, reducing...

Connect PRE-REGISTRATION

HEALTH EVOLUTION CONNECT PRE-REGISTRATION Thank you for pre-registering for 2022 Connect. You can send...
Providence Health Plan CEO on top three priorities for transforming health care

Providence Health Plan CEO on top three priorities for transforming health care

Don Antonucci spoke with Health Evolution about the most critical tactics the health plan...
AI regulations are coming: Health care has a window to reverse course and address bias now

AI regulations are coming: Health care has a window to reverse course and address bias now

Taking steps to identify and reduce bias in algorithms will enable health care organizations...
Edwards Lifesciences CEO Mike Mussallem on balancing innovation, ethics and resilience

Edwards Lifesciences CEO Mike Mussallem on balancing innovation, ethics and resilience

Mussallem discusses forging unique partnerships amid crises, medical advancements he’s seen throughout his career,...
Executives share three tactics for helping underserved communities emerge from COVID-19

Executives share three tactics for helping underserved communities emerge from COVID-19

Leaders serving vulnerable populations have learned areas of focus that can help other organizations...
Innovator CEO Profile: AliveCor’s Priya Abani

Innovator CEO Profile: AliveCor’s Priya Abani

Powered by AliveCor Abani discusses the company’s origin story, it’s expansion toward a global...
Frontline workers are stressed to the brink. Here’s what they need from leadership

Frontline workers are stressed to the brink. Here’s what they need from leadership

In today’s pandemic conditions, employees often feel overworked and underpaid and many indicate that...
Guest column: Honoring Black History Month and Martin Luther King, Jr. with advocacy addressing inequalities in health care

Guest column: Honoring Black History Month and Martin Luther King, Jr. with advocacy addressing inequalities in health care

Nashville General CEO Joseph Webb calls on physicians, politicians, community and public health leaders...
Early lessons learned: Intermountain transitioning its health at home model from a pandemic response into a long-term vision

Early lessons learned: Intermountain transitioning its health at home model from a pandemic response into a long-term vision

After assembling the program in a matter of weeks, the health system has both...
What will it take to fix the U.S. mental health crisis? ‘A social movement’

What will it take to fix the U.S. mental health crisis? ‘A social movement’

Tom Insel, former Director of the National Institute of Mental Health and noted neuroscientist...
Health Execs on the Move: Cohen lands at Aledade; OU Health names new CEO

Health Execs on the Move: Cohen lands at Aledade; OU Health names new CEO

Former Secretary of Health and Human Services for North Carolina, Mandy Cohen, MD lands...
How a $20 billion company stays nimble during the pandemic

How a $20 billion company stays nimble during the pandemic

BD’s CTO Beth McCombs discusses the company’s innovation strategy during the pandemic and its...
Allina Health has turned to digital health to solve a mental health crisis

Allina Health has turned to digital health to solve a mental health crisis

Across the country, providers are facing a mental health provider shortage at a time...
Walgreens CEO Roz Brewer on improving the patient care journey

Walgreens CEO Roz Brewer on improving the patient care journey

Brewer discusses her first year as chief executive of Walgreens Boots Alliance, the potential...
Data dive: ACA enrollment hits records as more insurers offer plans

Data dive: ACA enrollment hits records as more insurers offer plans

The Affordable Care Act saw a record number of enrollments for 2022 and insurers...
‘Talked over and interrupted’: Gender gap in health care leadership is problematic

‘Talked over and interrupted’: Gender gap in health care leadership is problematic

Health care’s gender gap is as wide as ever, as only 15% of health...
Health Evolution expands Forum with new initiatives, partners and Fellows

Health Evolution expands Forum with new initiatives, partners and Fellows

The Forum, a cross-industry collaboration of more than 200 CEOs and other health care...
2021 was a record-breaking year for digital health funding. Will 2022 top it?

2021 was a record-breaking year for digital health funding. Will 2022 top it?

Why two physicians-turned-investors are expecting the digital health market to level off in 2022...
Accelerating the transition to value-based care

Accelerating the transition to value-based care

Powered by Navvis With decades of experience in value-based care, Florida Medical Clinic CEO...
UI Health Chief Diversity and Community Health Equity Officer on strategies, tactics to advance equity

UI Health Chief Diversity and Community Health Equity Officer on strategies, tactics to advance equity

Rani Morrison discusses her new role at the health system, reasons for optimism amid...
Consumers, coalitions are driving the push to bring health care services to the home

Consumers, coalitions are driving the push to bring health care services to the home

Health systems, payers and other stakeholders are investing in home-based health care, as consumers...
CMS guidance affirms availability of long-term care pharmacy services for patients with chronic care needs

CMS guidance affirms availability of long-term care pharmacy services for patients with chronic care needs

Powered by ExactCare Pharmacy The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with industry shifts...
New venture fund Jumpstart Nova shines a light on Black founders in health care

New venture fund Jumpstart Nova shines a light on Black founders in health care

The firm’s founder and general partner Marcus Whitney spoke with Health Evolution about investing...
Pricing transparency regulation got off to a rocky start in 2021. Will 2022 be any better?

Pricing transparency regulation got off to a rocky start in 2021. Will 2022 be any better?

The Hospital Pricing Transparency rule went into effect at the beginning of 2021 and...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s Kim Keck reflects on her first year as CEO

Keck discusses her first year as CEO of BCBSA, advice for other women working...

Health Execs on the Move: Kusserow leaving Amedisys after turning the company around

In this volume of Health Execs on the Move, Paul Kusserow announced his retirement...

2021 saw a big rebound for M&A activity in health care

For nearly every sector of the health care world, M&A activity increased from 2020...
Why mRNA vaccines present renewed optimism for cancer treatment

Why mRNA vaccines present renewed optimism for cancer treatment

Amid the harsh reality that COVID has brought to cancer patients, there is hope...
What to expect at the upcoming Health Evolution Summit 2022

What to expect at the upcoming Health Evolution Summit 2022

Health Evolution SVP Rob Lazerow discusses what will be different at this year’s Summit,...
Becerra vs. Empire Health Foundation could forever change HHS’ authority

Becerra vs. Empire Health Foundation could forever change HHS’ authority

In making a ruling on Medicare payments to safety-net hospitals, the Supreme Court could...
Telehealth’s mixed 2021 leads to questions about 2022 and beyond

Telehealth’s mixed 2021 leads to questions about 2022 and beyond

There is widespread belief that telehealth and virtual health are going to have a...
The U.S. is ‘entering a new era’ in gun violence prevention research: Five steps CEOs can take now to address the crisis

The U.S. is ‘entering a new era’ in gun violence prevention research: Five steps CEOs can take now to address the crisis

Progress will not be simple, but now that the issue is being widely recognized...
Data dive: How record-breaking number of people leaving jobs impacts health care

Data dive: How record-breaking number of people leaving jobs impacts health care

The sector struggled during November while health care had fewer openings than in October...
CareFirst exec on the booming Medicare Advantage market

CareFirst exec on the booming Medicare Advantage market

David J. Corkum, Chief Growth Officer of CareFirst, explains why the timing was right...

Editors’ picks: Our favorite quotes 2021

This year was incredibly difficult for health care executives and workers, policymakers, tech innovators...
Top 10 Health Evolution articles 2021

Top 10 Health Evolution articles 2021

Here are the executive interviews, stories, questions and ideas that resonated most with readers...
Disruptors or incumbents? They just may need each other

Disruptors or incumbents? They just may need each other

In 2021, there seemed to be an overflow of tensions between incumbent health care...
Editors’ picks: Our favorite quotes 2021

Editors’ picks: Our favorite quotes 2021

This year was incredibly difficult for health care executives and workers, policymakers, tech innovators...
Oracle, Cerner and the EHR innovation opportunity ahead

Oracle, Cerner and the EHR innovation opportunity ahead

The enterprise applications giant brings a technologist’s perspective that has the potential to rattle...
TMRW Life Sciences CEO on the booming fertility services market and coming from Shake Shack

TMRW Life Sciences CEO on the booming fertility services market and coming from Shake Shack

How does one go from President and CFO of Shake Shack to being the...
Video: Why health care needs to keep up the pace of collaboration post-pandemic

Video: Why health care needs to keep up the pace of collaboration post-pandemic

Powered by Change Healthcare Kris Joshi, PhD, executive vice president and president of Network...
Health equity success begins with humility

Health equity success begins with humility

More health care organizations are investing in health equity initiatives. Those engaging in this...
Data dive: Which C-suite roles most commonly lead to CEO?

Data dive: Which C-suite roles most commonly lead to CEO?

New research shows that a vast majority of CEOs come from one of four...
Health Execs on the Move: Cohen’s five-year run as North Carolina’s top health official coming to an end

Health Execs on the Move: Cohen’s five-year run as North Carolina’s top health official coming to an end

In this month’s Health Execs on the Move column, Mandy Cohen, Secretary of Health...

Teladoc Health CEO Jason Gorevic on the new model of whole-person virtual care

Powered by Teladoc Health Gorevic discusses what’s been working that can be built upon,...
American Health Care Cities: Indianapolis, Indiana

American Health Care Cities: Indianapolis, Indiana

Our American Health Care Cities virtual tour bus heads to Indianapolis, Indiana. It’s the...
COVID-19’s mental health impact: Converging crises mean it will persist beyond the pandemic

COVID-19’s mental health impact: Converging crises mean it will persist beyond the pandemic

With a projected surge in the need for mental and behavioral health services on...
Data Dive: Rules around telehealth’s future remain in limbo

Data Dive: Rules around telehealth’s future remain in limbo

The future of telehealth flexibility rules are in flux—and industry stakeholders are making a...
Exactly how much does CMS overpay for Medicare Advantage plans?

Exactly how much does CMS overpay for Medicare Advantage plans?

Medicare overpaid MA plans by a whopping $106 billion from 2010 to 2019, according...
‘The Great Resignation’ in health care: Five solutions to the problem

‘The Great Resignation’ in health care: Five solutions to the problem

The numbers paint a stark picture of what’s been an incredibly severe labor shortage:...
American health care in China: Where does it stand in the COVID era?

American health care in China: Where does it stand in the COVID era?

Back in 2019, UPMC announced a major initiative to develop and co-manage five hospitals...
Video: PatientBond CEO Justin Dearborn on how consumer science can strengthen patient or member engagement

Video: PatientBond CEO Justin Dearborn on how consumer science can strengthen patient or member engagement

Powered by PatientBond Health Evolution interviewed PatientBond CEO Justin Dearborn for a three-part package...
Innovator CEO Profile: PatientBond’s Justin Dearborn

Innovator CEO Profile: PatientBond’s Justin Dearborn

Powered by PatientBond In this Innovation Lab interview series, Dearborn discusses consumer science, leadership...
Consumer science is an opportunity for bolstering engagement in health care

Consumer science is an opportunity for bolstering engagement in health care

Powered by PatientBond What CEOs should understand about the opportunity to apply scientific methodologies...
Premise Health executive on why employers are taking health care into their own hands

Premise Health executive on why employers are taking health care into their own hands

Premise Health President Jami Doucette, MD discusses why traditional health care organizations are “entirely...
From hair loss to unicorn: Thirty Madison CEO Steve Gutentag on the company’s growth

From hair loss to unicorn: Thirty Madison CEO Steve Gutentag on the company’s growth

Thirty Madison has defied expectations on its way to achieving “unicorn status,” valued at...
WellSky CEO Bill Miller on health-at-home models of care

WellSky CEO Bill Miller on health-at-home models of care

Powered by WellSky Miller discusses the momentum, capital and innovation being driven into new...
How Nashville General CEO Joseph Webb is addressing inequities

How Nashville General CEO Joseph Webb is addressing inequities

The organization is combining chronic care, PCMH, a food pharmacy and health literacy to...
How GE and J&J breakups impact the larger health care world

How GE and J&J breakups impact the larger health care world

Two giants of American business announced plans to divide themselves into smaller companies. What...
Health Execs on the Move: Walmart, HCA add new leadership

Health Execs on the Move: Walmart, HCA add new leadership

In this month’s Health Execs on the Move, Walmart and HCA Healthcare added to...
Uber Health’s Caitlin Donovan: Her first six months in charge, the Papa partnership and more

Uber Health’s Caitlin Donovan: Her first six months in charge, the Papa partnership and more

Uber Health’s Caitlin Donovan on COVID exposed about transportation as a social determinant of...
Promising AI clinical use cases beyond imaging

Promising AI clinical use cases beyond imaging

The rest of clinical medicine has a way to go before catching up to...
COP26: 5 things to know about the ‘climate-smart’ health care initiative

COP26: 5 things to know about the ‘climate-smart’ health care initiative

The United States and 40 other nations committed to either reducing carbon emissions, improving...
Enabling value-based decision making at the point of care

Enabling value-based decision making at the point of care

RxRevu Founder & Chief Innovation Officer Carm Huntress and Providence EVP & Chief Digital...
Lowering health care costs continues to be a unifying issue

Lowering health care costs continues to be a unifying issue

New research from RWJF and US of Care reveals that patients—across the ideological, geographic,...
Accelerating the Transition to Value-Based Care – On Demand Recording

Accelerating the Transition to Value-Based Care – On Demand Recording

This webcast is powered by Host: Julie Riley, Director, Forum, Health Evolution Discussion Leaders:...

CARE DELIVERY REDESIGN


What is the future of how and where we engage consumers in their health and care?

PAYMENT REDESIGN


Can we design and adopt new incentive models that yield long-term value?

COMMUNITY-FOCUSED
HEALTH


How do we confront systemic barriers to good health?

INNOVATION & DISCOVERY


How do we harness data, leverage technology, and fuel medical breakthroughs?

MENTAL & BEHAVIORAL
HEALTH


How do we build a robust and sustainable mental health care system?

ORGANIZATIONAL
TRANSFORMATION


How do we contend with today’s most critical challenges and prepare for those on the horizon?