Who We Are

The Summit: April 18-20, 2018

An Invite-Only Retreat of Industry Leaders

Candid discussions. Big minds. Real impact.

Health Evolution Summit is an invitation-only gathering that engages leaders of companies deeply involved in the transformation of health care. CEOs, C-suite executives, innovators, policymakers and investors from across health care services, IT and life science convene for the Summit’s intimate environment to candidly debate ideas, build relationships and inspire creative solutions essential to the industry’s future.

The Community

By the numbers

  • Close to 60% of participants are CEOs, Chairmen, Founders or Presidents
  • Exclusive participation limited to top action leaders in health care
  • More than 67% of participants are alumni of past Summits
  • 36 states represented at 2017 Summit. Global participation included Canada, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Netherlands, New Zealand, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

2018 Summit Speakers include:

  • Ken Burdick, President & CEO, WellCare Health Plans
  • Patrick Conway, MD, Chief Medical Officer, CMS; incoming President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • David Cordani, President & CEO, Cigna
  • Senator Tom Daschle
  • Dan Doctorff, Founder & CEO, Sidewalk Labs
  • Marc Harrison, MD, President & CEO, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Dan Loepp, President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Steve Martin, President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Tom Scully, General Partner, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stone; former Administrator, CMS
  • Tony Tersigni, MD, President & CEO, Ascension
  • Bob Sheehy, CEO, Bright Health Plan
  • Kate Walsh, President & CEO, Boston Medical Center

Past Speakers

The Venue

Summits Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is the perfect location for the Health Evolution Summit. The resort is perched atop a seaside bluff with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and miles of sandy beach, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel continues to redefine guest experiences by creating distinctive, unforgettable and epic memories. With a reimagined personality and playful approach to California luxury, the resort captivates guests from the moment of arrival with its awe inspiring location. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego along the coast of Dana Point, guests discover a surfside retreat that awakens the senses with its unique beachfront setting and remarkable service heritage.


Laguna is an incredible destination to relax and think big. Healthy, scenic activities include: Beachfront Golfing, Biking, Catalina Day Trip, Crystal Cove Hiking, Health-Inspired Cooking Class, Helicopter Scenic Tours, Laguna Beach Art & Wine Tour, Open Water Sailing, Paddle Boarding, Spa Treatment, Surf Lessons, Tennis Match Up, and Whale Watching.