Tom Sullivan | July 28, 2021
Editor’s note: Summit registrants will now be able to access all the Brass Tacks discussions in addition to Main Stage programming and networking opportunities. This article has been updated to include the Brass Tacks discussions below.
The in-person Health Evolution Summit 2021 at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA, is sold-out — but seats remain for executives looking to participate in the event digitally.
“We are thrilled to extend the insights and discussions among this unique gathering of CEOs from across the Health Evolution Community to more registrants than space exists for in Laguna this year,” said Richard Schwartz, President, Health Evolution. “We know executives are eager to compare notes, sharpen priorities, and collaborate at this stage in the pandemic to address the weaknesses in our system that have been exposed.”
The Health Evolution Virtual Summit 2021 takes place Aug. 25-27. Learn more.
The theme for the Summit is Resetting the Agenda – Leadership Imperatives Emerging Post-Pandemic. Within that theme, Summit discussions will feature perspectives from top executives leading health plan, health system and life sciences organizations to address topics including:
Steve Klasko, MD, President & CEO, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, will serve as the Master of Ceremony for the Summit.
Given the critical juncture the U.S. is facing with respect to the COVID-19 Delta variant, the Health Evolution Summit 2021 programming will focus first — starting Wednesday morning in a conversation between Andy Slavitt, former White House Senior Advisor and Chairman Emeritus, United States of Care, and David Brailer, MD, Executive Chairman, Health Evolution — on the most up-to-date situational assessment and immediate priorities. Subsequent discussions with CEOs will address best practices and important opportunities for this distinguished group of executives.
The Summit 2021 program also includes a special Main Stage Interview with Greg Adams, Chair and CEO, Kaiser Permanente.
Other Main Stage discussion leaders include:
Brass tacks discussions
2021 Brass Tacks take a fresh approach to engage participants in a discussion with industry peers and experts by exploring challenges and solutions to the most critical issues. Brass Tacks take place during two days of the Summit.
Date: Wednesday, August 25
Time: 1:15-2:15 pm PT
Eliminating Inequities Begins with Mental Health Access
Hosted by Vida Health | Facilitated by Stephanie Tilenius, Founder & CEO, Vida Health with industry leaders Laurie Zephyrin, VP Health System Equity, The Commonwealth Fund & Kenneth J. Fasola, President & CEO, Magellan Health
Requiem or Rebirth of Population Health – What has the pandemic taught us?
Hosted by Siemens Healthineers | Facilitated by Stephen Messinger, Principal, ECG Management Consultants, LLC, a Siemens Healthineers Company with industry leader Laura Kaiser, President & CEO, SSM Health, and Imran Andrabi, MD, President & CEO, ThedaCare
Date: Wednesday, August 25
Time: 3:30-4:30 PT
Deploying AI-enabled Automation to Improve Operations & Patient Experience
Hosted by AKASA | Facilitated by Malinka Walaliyadde, Co-founder and CEO, AKASA with industry leaders Albert Chan, MD, VP & Chief of Digital Patient Experience, Sutter Healthcare and Edmondo Robinson, MD, Chief Digital Officer, Moffitt Cancer Center
Employer-Provider Partnerships: Ushering in a New Framework
Hosted by Signify Health | Facilitated by Kyle Armbrester, CEO, Signify Health with industry leaders Clive Fields, Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Village MD, Peter McCabe, CEO, Datavant and Lisa Woods, VP Physical & Emotional Wellbeing, Walmart
Health Evolution Virtual Summit 2021 registrants will have access to: