Virtual 20th Anniversary Population Health Colloquium Announces Agenda-at-a-Glance; Early Bird Registration Discount Ends 8/14
  • Virtual Online Video Event Live and 6 Months Access to Video Archive
  • Academic Partner: Jefferson College of Population Health
  • Cosponsor: Population Health Alliance
  • October 5 - 7, 2020

Phone: (800) 503-7439


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PHILADELPHIA PA USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- AUGUST 5, 2020: Join us ONLINE for the 20th Anniversary Population Health Colloquium as we feature leaders in healthcare who are transforming healthcare in the wake of COVID-19. With a new focus on the pandemic's impact on healthcare, the Colloquium will showcase the groundbreaking work of organizations that are leading the way during this unprecedented time and putting their population health programs, strategies and initiatives into action. We are pulling out all the stops to offer you an engaging, user-friendly experience for our 20th anniversary event, including:

  • NEW content, optimized for online learning, focused on the impact of Covid 19 on our industry across the globe
  • Inspiring discussions with National experts and community leaders on how we move forward in the wake of the pandemic
  • Announcement of the Winner of the Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health
  • Engage with faculty through polling, questions and answer sessions and discussion boards
  • Network in real time through our Slack chat sessions or direct messaging
  • Live and curated sessions, streamed directly to you through our easy to navigate virtual platform
  • Virtual exhibit hall featuring innovative solutions, products and services

David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Founding Dean Emeritus and
Dr. Raymond C. & Doris N. Grandon
Professor of Health Policy,
Jefferson College of Population Health
Colloquium Co-Chair
Billy H. Oglesby, PhD, MBA, MSPH, FACHE
Interim Dean and Associate Professor,
Jefferson College of Population Health,
Colloquium Co-Chair

  • Population Health's Role during the Global Pandemic
  • Lessons Learned from the Industry's Response to the Pandemic
  • Crossing the Digital Divide - How Telehealth Transformed Care Delivery
  • Meeting the Growth in Demand for Behavioral Health Services
  • Public and Population Health Interventions to Combat COVID-19
  • COVID-19 and the Future of Value-Based Care
  • Acknowledging the Significance of Social Determinants of Health, Health Equity and Health Disparities
  • Combatting the Pandemic Through Genomics and Precision Medicine

(sessions subject to change)
10:30 AM PT MINI SUMMITS I (10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Mini Summit 1: Innovation in the Post-Acute Care Delivery Model during Coronavirus (Sponsored by FOX Rehab)
  • Mini Summit 2: Is Population Genomics the Next Wave of Population Health? (Sponsored by Helix)
12:00 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
12:30 PM ET Welcome Message and Remarks, Dr. David Nash, Conference Co-chair
12:45 PM ET Plenary Panel: Population Health Strategies in Action: How the Pandemic is Changing Healthcare
1:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Empowering Patients with Connected Care Solutions During the Pandemic
2:00 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
2:15 PM ET Plenary Panel: New Insights on Social Determinants of Health - Addressing Disparities
3:00 PM ET Health Prize Finalists Poster Session & Reception
3:45 PM ET Day I Adjournment
10:00 AM ET MINI SUMMITS II (10:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
  • Mini Summit 3: Post Traumatic Stress Mental Health in the Workplace (Sponsored by Quest)
  • Mini Summit 4: Supporting the management of Afib Patient Populations through Population Health Approaches (Sponsored by BMS)
12:00 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
12:30 PM ET Introductions and Remarks Day II
12:40 PM ET Investing in Innovation: Venture Capital, Startups and Population Health
1:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Caring for and Connecting with our Aging Population During Covid19
2:15 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
2:30 PM ET Hearst Health Prize Award Presentation
2:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Five Years of Impact: Exploring Progress in Population Health with Past Hearst Health Prize Winners
  • Concurrent Session I: Strategies for Supporting Patient Engagement during Covid19
  • Concurrent Session II: The Holy Grail of Sustainable Engagement -Best Practices, Lessons Learned and Future Trends
  • Concurrent Session III: Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health
  • Concurrent Session IV: Global Health and Technology?
  • Concurrent Session V: Transforming Care Delivery in the Wake of Covid19
  • Concurrent Session VI: Training Population Health Leaders for the Future
5:45 PM ET Day II Adjournment
11:00 AM ET Redesigning Health Care Delivery - Building Better Care Models
12:00 PM ET Transition Break and Special 20th Anniversary Highlights
12:30 PM ET Introductions and Remarks
12:45 PM ET Plenary Panel: The Emerging Mental Health Crisis
1:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Transforming Care Delivery with Technology Telehealth, Digital Health
2:15 PM ET Plenary Panel: Improving Care for Children and Communities - Strategies and Interventions for Population Health
3:00 PM ET Plenary Panel: The Future of Population Health: What Matters to Patients, Providers and Payors
3:45 PM ET Co-chairs' Closing Remarks
4:00 PM ET Colloquium Adjournment

(sessions subject to change)
11:00 AM ET Welcome Address: State of the Union in Population Health Management: The Value Based Care Levers
11:30 AM ET In Search of the Healthcare Easy Button: Making What the Patient Needs the Path of Least Resistance
12:15 PM ET Plenary Panel: Leading Employers Building Trusted Relationships with Clinicians to Maximize Population Health Management Strategies and Deliver Value
1:15 PM ET Transition Break
1:30 PM ET Plenary Panel: Leveraging Technology to Improve Data Aggregation, Interoperability and Quality Measures in Value-Based Contracts
2:15 PM ET Plenary Panel: Applying Leading Edge Technology to Connect Community and Care
3:00 PM ET Transition Break
3:15 PM ET Plenary Panel: Driving Value Through Partnerships on Social Determinants of Health
4:15 PM ET Closing Keynote - Deploying Population Health Management Strategies in Complex Health Systems: Lessons from the Department of Veterans Affairs
4:45 PM ET Closing Remarks: Population Health Management in 2020: Kicking it into High Gear
5:00 PM ET Forum Adjournment


(Virtual Summit speakers subject to change.)

Jeffrey Brenner, MD
Former Senior Vice President of Integrated Health and Human Services, UnitedHealthcare Community & State, Founder and Former Executive Director, Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, MacArthur Genius Award Winner, Camden, NJ

Gregory Dorn, MD, MPH
President, Hearst Health, San Francisco, CA

Jan Kimpen, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, Philips, Former Professor and Chairman of Pediatrics and President of the Board, University Medical Center Utrecht, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Philadelphia, PA

Don McDaniel, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Canton & Company, Entrepreneur In Residence, Jefferson College of Population Health, Baltimore, MD

Larry Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP
Pediatric Surgeon and Biomedical Researcher, President and CEO, Nemours Children's Hospital System, Former Surgeon-in-Chief, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Former Surgeon-in-Chief and Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery, Yale University, Jacksonville, FL

Kavita Patel, MD
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Member, Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC), Former Director of Policy, The White House (Obama), Former Senior Advisor, Senator Edward Kennedy, Washington, DC

Robert M. Pearl, MD
Author, Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Healthcare--And Why We're Usually Wrong, Contributor, Forbes, Lecturer, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Former Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group, San Francisco, CA

Craig E. Samitt, MD, MBA
President & Chief Executive Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota, Former EVP, Chief Clinical Officer & President Diversified Business Group, Anthem, Inc., Former President & CEO, HealthCare Partners And Dean Health System, Saint Paul, MN

William H. Shrank, MD, MSHS
Chief Medical Officer, Humana, Former SVP, Chief Scientific Officer and CMO of Provider Innovation, CVS Health, Former Director of Evaluation, Innovation Center, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Louisville, KY

Jaan Sidorov, MD, FACP, CMCE, MHSA
Chief Executive Officer, PA Clinical Network, President, Population Health Alliance, President and Chief Executive Officer, Care Centered Collaborative, Harrisburg, PA

Mark Redlus
Chief Executive Officer, Tridiuum, Former Partner, Managing Director, and CEO, Yallingup BioEnergy, Former CEO, ImageTree Inc., Former CEO, CoreTech Consulting Group, Philadelphia, PA

Robert M. Wachter, MD
Chair and Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, Author, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age and Internal Bleeding: The Truth Behind America's Terrifying Epidemic of Medical Mistakes, San Francisco, CA

Leana Wen, MD
Emergency Physician, Public Health Professor at George Washington University; Former Health Commissioner for Baltimore, Baltimore, MD


Fifth Annual $100,000 Award Recognizes Organizations'
Impact on Improving Population Health

The finalists are as follows, in alphabetical order, with a video in which they describe their programs:

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for American Indian Health -- Family Spirit - [Watch video]

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital -- Healthy Neighborhoods, Healthy Families - [Watch video]

  • Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute -- Project Dulce - [Watch video]


Tanya Benenson, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Comcast, New York, NY

David Berman, MD, FACP, FACG
Gastroenterologist, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Slingshot Health, New York, NY

Brenda Reiss Brennan, PhD, APRN, CS
Chief Clinical Science Officer, Alluceo, Former Mental Health Integration Leader, Primary Care Clinical Programs, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT

Luther G. Brewster, Jr., PHD
Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Research and Chief, Division of Policy, Research and Community Development, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, FL

Caroline Carney, MS, RDN
Vice President, Business Development, Good Measures, Boston, MA

Lisa D'Ambrosio, PhD
Research Scientist, MIT AgeLab, Cambridge, MA

Paula Daniliuc
Vice President of Population Health Management, Oak Street Health, Chicago, IL

Eric Dietrich, PharmD, BCACP
University of Florida Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine, Gainesville, FL

Z. Colette Edwards, MD, MBA
National Medical Director, Associate Health and Well-Being, Humana, Inc., Faculty Member, Population Health Leadership Series, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Baltimore, MD

Ray Fabius, MD, CPE, FACPE
Co-Founder & President, HealthNEXT, Newtown Square, PA

William A. (Andy) Faucett, MS, LGC
Professor, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, and Population Health consultant, Danville, PA

Alisha Fehrenbacher, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer, Elevate Health, President and Chair, OnePierce Community Resiliency Fund, Tacoma, WA

Art Feldman, MD, FACC
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Joe Finn, MA, JD
President and Executive Director, Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance (MHSA), Former Executive Director, Shelter, Inc. and Father Bill's Place, Quincy, PA

Keith Fisher, MD, FASAM
Medical Director, Humana Military, San Antonio, TX

Maren S. Fragala, PhD
Director Scientific Affairs, Quest Diagnostics, Madison, NJ

Paul Frank
Senior Director, Product Management, Welltok Inc., Denver, CO

Dominic Galante, MD, MS
Chief Medical Officer, Precision for Value, New York, NY

Lauren Gemberling, MS
Senior Manager, Employee Research & Engagement, Total Rewards, Comcast, Philadelphia, PA

Steve Goldberg, MD, MBA
Vice President Medical Affairs, Population Health and Chief Health Officer, Quest Diagnostics, Madison, NJ

Erine Gray, MPA
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aunt Bertha, Austin, TX

Pedro J. Greer, Jr., MD, FACP, FACG
Professor and Founding Chair, Humanities, Health and Society, Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami

Joseph Grzymski, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Renown Health, Principal Investigator, Healthy Nevada Project, Reno, NV

Cathryn Gunther
Vice President, Global Population Health, Merck, North Wales, PA

Steven Haimowitz, MD
President, Chief Executive Officer, Gather-ed/HealthCourse, New York, NY

Karen L. Hasse, MHA
Senior Director, Account Relationship Management, Welltok, Denver, CO

Suzi Johnson, MPH, RN
Chief Operating Officer, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), Former Vice President, Sharp Hospice and Palliative Care, Sharp HealthCare, Alexandria, VA

Timothy Johnson, MD, FACP
System Vice President-Medical Group and Population Health Operations, SSM Health, St. Louis, MO

Mitchell Kaminski, MD, MBA
Navvis Associate Professor of Population Health and Program Director of Population Health, Jefferson College of Population Health, Philadelphia, PA

Justin Kao
Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Helix, San Mateo, CA

Sita Kapoor
Chief Information Officer, HealthEC, Piscataway, NJ

Edward M. Kennedy, Jr.
Partner, Epstein Becker Green, Board Chair, American Association of People with Disabilities, Co-Chair, Disability Equality Index, Stamford, CT

Arpit Khemka
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SimpleTherapy, San Francisco, CA

Travis King, PT, DPT, GCS
Chief Quality Officer, Fox Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA

Karen S. Kmetik, PhD
Group Vice President, American Medical Association, Chicago, IL

Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS, CGC, LCGC
Genetic Counselor, Supervisor, Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

Elissa Levin, MS, CGC
Vice President, Clinical & Policy, Helix, San Mateo, CA

James Lu, MD, PhD
Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Helix, San Francisco, CA

Daniel C. Lubin, MBA
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EntryPoint Capital, New York, NY

Rose Maljanian
Chairman & CEO, HealthCAWS, Chairman Emeritus, Population Health Alliance, Hartford, CT

Mandy Mangat, MD, MPH
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Navvis, Adjunct Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, St. Louis, MO

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH
Chief Health Equity Officer, American Medical Association, Former President, Empire State Medical Association, Chicago, IL

Brad Mendelson
Vice President, Innovative Operations, Absolute Care Medical Centers & Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD

Matt Miclette, MPH, MS, RN
Senior Manager of Clinical Operations, NeuroFlow, Philadelphia, PA

David Nace, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Innovaccer, San Francisco, CA

Ziv Ofek
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MD Clone, Founder & CEO, Center for Digital Innovation, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Mercy Ohiaeriaku
Office of Population Health Research and Insights Lead, Humana Military, Jacksonville, FL

Mary Jane Osmick, MD
Population Health and Social Determinants of Health Consultant, MJ Osmick MD LLC, Vice President and Medical Director, American Specialty Health, West Chester, PA

Oren Oz
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Nuvo, Tel Aviv, Israel

Jake Peltzman, MBA, MPH
Executive Director, Women & Children's Health Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

Helena Plater-Zyberk, MBA
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Supportiv, San Francisco, CA

Leon Ptaszek, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Cardiac Arrhythmia Service,, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Anoop Raman, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, Absolute Care Medical Centers & Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA

Price Ransom, MSPT
VP Senior National Therapy Director, LHC Group, Milton, FL

Elizabeth Rula, PhD
Executive Director, Research, Tivity Health, Franklin, TN

Joel Schoppig, MA
VP Strategy,, Tel Aviv, Israel

Congresswoman Allyson Y. Schwartz
President & CEO, Better Medicare Alliance, Jenkintown, PA

Anish Sebastian
Chief Executive Officer/Cofounder, Babyscripts, Healthcare Transformer, StartUp Health, Washington, DC

Audrey Sefakis, RN, BSN, CCM
Director of Care Management, Commercial Products, Tufts Health Plan, Watertown, MA

Jeff Shaman, PhD
Chief Science Officer, Coriell Life Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

Robin Sheldon, JD, MPIA
Senior Vice President, Strategic Ventures for Jefferson Health and Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Manoj Sinha
Chief Executive Officer, Bisil, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Anne Marie Smith, MBA
Vice President, Education and Quality Improvement, Heart Rhythm Society, Washington, DC

Marc Stapley
Chief Executive Officer, Helix, San Carlos, CA

Katherine Suberlak, MA
VP of Clinical Programs, Oak Street Health, Chicago, IL

Stuart Sutley, MBA
Business Development, Johns Hopkins HealthCare Solutions, Baltimore, MD

Trisha Swift, DNP, MSN, RN, CPPS
Vice President, Innovation & Transformation, ZeOmega; Founder and Managing Partner, MeritLinkx Healthcare Consulting, Plano, TX

Kathryn Vanni, MHA, MBA
Director of Quality and Performance Improvement, Franciscan Hammond Specialty Clinic, Munster, IN

Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA
Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President Market Innovation, Solera, Denver, CO

Jay Wohlgemuth, MD
Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer, Quest Diagnostics, San Juan Capistrano, CA

Tom Wroth, MD, MPH
President, Community Care of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

Jeff Zucker, MBA
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, MyDirectives, Richardson, TX


David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Founding Dean Emeritus and
Dr. Raymond C. &
Doris N. Grandon
Professor of Health Policy,
Jefferson College of
Population Health,
Philadelphia, PA

Billy H. Oglesby, PhD, MBA, MSPH, FACHE
Interim Dean and
Associate Professor,
Jefferson College of
Population Health,
Thomas Jefferson University,
Philadelphia, PA


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