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The Health Evolution Interview Series™ brings forward candid insights from the industry’s most influential leaders to catalyze improvement in health care. Executives, innovators, policymakers and investors who are all part of the rich Health Evolution community and who are deeply involved in the transformation of health use our Interview Series forum to share their insights and experience to activate leaders and inspire creative solutions to our industry’s most pressing challenges.

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All About the Consumer

Nancy Schlichting

Retired CEO
Henry Ford Health System;
Summit Chair


Nancy Schlichting of Henry Ford Health System dives into the promise of healthcare consumerism and need for aligned incentives to spur innovation.

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Consumerism: Engaging Across the Lifespan

David Holmberg

President & CEO
Highmark Health


David Holmberg of Highmark illuminates how their integrated health system leverages the empowered consumer to transform health care delivery.

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Consumerism: Innovations That Bend The Curve

Mario Schlosser

Co-Founder & CEO


Mario Schlosser of Oscar discusses how their startup health insurance model optimizes network design to guide today’s consumer toward better care and better outcomes.

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Caregiving: The New Frontier

Jody Holtzman

SVP, Strategy & Innovation


Jody Holtzman of AARP illuminates the dynamic emerging market of caregiving innovations.

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Caregiving: The Business Case

Seth Sternberg

CEO & Co-Founder


Seth Sternberg of Honor explains how their model merges innovative technology with high-quality caregiving professionals to support the growing trend of in-home care.

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Behavioral Health = Integration + Innovation

Barry Smith

Chairman & CEO
Magellan Health


Barry Smith of Magellan Health highlights the approach and tools that enable Magellan Health to holistically manage populations with complex care needs.

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Behavioral Health Is Primary

Rushika Fernandopulle, MD

Co-Founder & CEO
Iora Health


Rushika Fernandopulle of Iora Health illuminates how the company leverages technology to integrate behavioral health into their innovative primary care model to improve overall outcomes.

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Goodbye Blockbuster, Hello Portfolio

Sir Andrew Witty



Sir Andrew Witty of GlaxoSmithKline illuminates their journey toward precision medicine and the imperative to transition from blockbusters to portfolios of treatments.

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Think Globally, Structure Locally

Ramona Sequeira

Takeda Pharmaceuticals


Ramona Sequeira of Takeda Pharmaceuticals highlights the necessity to partner strategically and establish a seat at the table in the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

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Why Go Beyond the Pill

Guy Eiferman

SVP, Managing Director Healthcare Solutions & Services
Merck & Co.


Guy Eiferman of Merck speaks to the changing policy landscape as a critical driver that Merck leverages in their innovative business model for delivering solutions that impact all facets of healthcare delivery.

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Value on a Global Scale

Toby Cosgrove, MD

President & CEO
Cleveland Clinic;
Summit Chair


Toby Cosgrove of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Health System discusses their current effort to bring the Cleveland Clinic value and brand to new global markets.

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Culture is King

Stefano Pessina

Executive Vice Chairman & CEO
Walgreens Boots Alliance


Stefano Pessina of Walgreens Boots Alliance reflects on the importance of establishing shared values across local organizational cultures within it’s global expansion efforts.

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Post-Mortem on Meaningful Use

David Brailer, MD

Health Evolution Partners
Summit Chairman


David Brailer of Health Evolution Partners highlights the need for unshackled innovation in this post-Meaningful Use era.

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Evolving Interoperability

Vindell Washington, MD

Principal Deputy National Coordinator


Vindell Washington of the ONC illuminates the current administration’s dedicated steps toward interoperability and precision medicine.

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From Digitization to Real-Time

Neil de Crescenzo

President & CEO
Change Healthcare


Neil de Crescenzo of Change Healthcare reflects on emerging business models and partnerships needed to build a sustainable health IT infrastructure.

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