Who We Are

Health Evolution Summit

An invite-only retreat of industry leaders: April 1-3, 2020

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

  • 62% CEOs, Chairmen, Presidents or Founders, C-Suites
  • 87% C-suite participation of the most senior leadership across the health care industry
  • 67% Alumni return rate
  • 42 states and 9 countries represented at 2018 Summit

2019 Discussion Leaders

  • Jean-Jacques Bienaimé
    Jean-Jacques Bienaimé Chairman & CEO
    BioMarin
  • Adam Boehler
    Adam Boehler Senior Advisor to the Secretary of HHS;
    Deputy Administrator, CMS; Director, CMMI
  • Gail Boudreaux
    Gail Boudreaux President & CEO
    Anthem, Inc.
    Confab Chair
  • Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD
    Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD Secretary, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • Patrick Conway, MD
    Patrick Conway, MD President & CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
    Former Director, CMMI
  • Lloyd Dean
    Lloyd Dean President & CEO
    CommonSpirit Health
  • John Doerr
    John Doerr Chairman, Kleiner Perkins
    Founding Investor, Amazon and Google
  • David Feinberg, MD
    David Feinberg, MD VP, Google Health
    Google
  • Marc Harrison, MD
    Marc Harrison, MD President & CEO
    Intermountain Healthcare
  • Dan Hilferty
    Dan Hilferty President & CEO
    Independence Health Group
    Summit Chair
  • Diane Holder
    Diane Holder President & CEO
    UPMC Health Plan
  • Pam Kehaly
    Pam Kehaly President & CEO
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Steve Nelson
    Steve Nelson CEO
    United Healthcare
  • Peter Orszag
    Peter Orszag Managing Director & Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Lazard
    Former Director, Office of Management and Budget
  • Mike Pellini, MD
    Mike Pellini, MD Managing Partner, Section 32
    Chairman, Foundation Medicine
  • Eric Schmidt
    Eric Schmidt Former Executive Chairman
    Google and Alphabet
  • Sue Siegel
    Sue Siegel Chief Innovation Officer & CEO, GE Ventures
    GE
  • Seema Verma
    Seema Verma Administrator
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Tim Wentworth
    Tim Wentworth President & CEO
    Express Scripts and Cigna Health Services

The Venue

Summit 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.

Retreat Activities

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Laguna is an incredible destination to relax and think big. Wellness, recreation and scenic activities include: Beachfront Golfing, Cycling, Group Running, Open Water Sailing, Meditation, Paddle Boarding, Yoga, Boxing, Spa Treatments and Surf Lessons.