In recent years, big marketplace and government forces have led to seismic shifts in the health care industry, leading to major changes and new thinking for the future of U.S. health care.
Follow the hashtag #USNHoT15 for live Tweets of the entire U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow conference, or use the handles for speakers, moderators and their organizations (below) to continue the conversation online.
|Date and Time||Title||Participants|
|Sunday, October 18, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.||Opening Keynote||Warner Thomas, Ochsner Health (@OchsnerHealth); John Noseworthy, Mayo Clinic (@JNoseworthyMD, @Mayoclinic); Kaveh Safavi, Accenture (@DrKavehSafavi, @Accenture); Nancy Schlichting (@HenryFordNews); David Fisher, Siemens Health (@SiemensHealth); Margaret Mannix, U.S. News & World Report (@usnews); Brian Kelly, U.S. News & World Report (@BKellyUSN, @usnews); Joanne Kenen, Politico (@JoanneKenen) – moderator|
|Monday, October 19, 12:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.||Luncheon/Keynote Session||
Alex Gourlay, Walgreens Boots Alliance (@Walgreens); Farzad Mostashari, Aledade (@Farzad_MD); Jonathan Bush, athenahealth (@Jonathan_Bush, @athenahealth); Michael Robinson, Microsoft (@Robinsonhealth, @Microsoft); Chas Roades, The Advisory Board Company (@ChasRoades, @TheAdvisoryBd) – moderator
|Tuesday, October 20, 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.||Closing Keynote||Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) (@RepKevinBrady); Andy Slavitt, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (@CMSGov); Brian Kelly, U.S. News & World Report (@BKellyUSN, @usnews)|
Sunday, October 18
2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 19
8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m.
|Medicare Incentives and Penalties: Critical Lessons Learned||Akin Demehin, American Hospital Association (@AHAhospitals); Kim Henrichsen, Intermountain Healthcare (@kimhenrichsen); Ellen Lukens, Avalere Health (@avalerehealth); Elizabeth A. Mort, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (@MassGeneralNews)|
|Telehealth: A Game-Changer in Patient Care||Adam Darkins, Medtronic (@Medtronic); Julia Haller, Wills Eye Hospital (@JuliaHallerMD); Jay Sanders, American Telemedicine Association (@AmericanTelemed); James Tong, IMS Health (@IMSHealth); Andrew Watson, UPMC (@arwmd)|
|The X-Factor: Power Partnerships, Alliances and Collaborations||Jeremy Boal, Mount Sinai Health System (@mountsinainyc); Joseph Cacchione, Cleveland Clinic (@ClevelandClinic); David Notari, Innovation Health (@aetna, @InovaHealth)|
|Case Study: Patient Engagement Is Critical to the Success of a Value-Based Health Care System||David Dvorak, Zimmer Biomet, Inc. (@zimmerbiomet); Darrell Gaskin, Johns Hopkins University (@JohnsHopkinsSPH); Mary O’Connor, Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital School of Medicine (@MaryOConnorMD)|
10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
|A Master Class in Value-Based Care||
Jim Frankfort, IMS Health (@IMSHealth); Harlan Levine, City of Hope Medical Foundation (@cityofhope); Michael Schatzlein, Ascension Health (@drmikestthomas); Mary Bacaj, Conifer Health Solutions (@ConiferHealth) – moderator
|The Precision Medicine Revolution||Geoffrey Ginsburg, Duke University Medical Center (@Duke_Medicine); Elizabeth McNally, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (@NUFeinbergMed); Barrett Rollins, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School (@DanaFarber); Lylah Alphonse, U.S. News & World Report (@WriteEditRepeat) – moderator|
|Improving the Patient Experience||Lisa Allen, Johns Hopkins Medicine (@HopkinsMedicine), Tom Gronow, University of Colorado Hospital (@uchmedia); Michelle Taylor Smith, Greenville Health System (@ghs_org); Graham Gardner, Kyruus (@kyruus) – moderator|
|Case Study: Analytics Transform Patient Care at Lehigh Valley Health Network||Gregory Kile, Lehigh Valley Health Network and Populytics (@LVHN); Allison Yudt, Populytics|
2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
|Keeping Up With Retail and Nontraditional Competitors||Peter Knox, Bellin Health (@BellinHealth); Mark Sparta, Hackensack University Health Network (@HackensackUMC); Seth Frazier, Evolent Health (@EvolentHealth) – moderator|
|Hospitals as Innovation Incubators||Michael Blum, UCSF Medical Center, (@UCSFCDHI); John Brownstein, Boston Children’s Hospital (@johnbrownstein); Peter Fleischut, New York-Presbyterian Hospital (@PeterFleischut, @nyphospital); Katherine Steinberg, UCLA Health (@UCLAHealth, @Steinberg_K); Craig Beam, CBRE Healthcare Services Group (@CBREHealthcare) – moderator|
|Safeguarding Patient Privacy in a Digital Age|
|Case Study: Executing World-Class Industry and Technology Collaboration to Measurably Improve Health Care, Safety, Quality and Outcomes||Ethan Berke, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (@DartmouthHitch); Peter Pronovost, Johns Hopkins Medicine (@HopkinsMedicine); William O’Leary, Microsoft (@Microsoft); James Weinstein, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (@DartmouthHitch); Michael Robinson, Microsoft (@Robinsonhealth, @Microsoft)|
4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
|Breaking the Mold: Fresh Approaches for Treating High-Cost and Chronically Ill Patients||
Jeffrey Burnich, Sutter Health (@SutterHealth); Gerard Colman, Aurora Health Care (@Aurora_Health); Brian Holzer, Allegheny Health Network (@BKH726); Mike Crocker, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals (@BayerUS)
|The New War on Bugs: Crafting an Effective Antibiotic Stewardship Program||Marci Drees, Christiana Care Health System (@christianacare); Arjun Srinivasan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (@CDCGov); Brad Spellberg (Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center); Anne McGrath, U.S. News & World Report (@usnews) – moderator|
|Harnessing Data to Improve Patient Care and Lower Costs||Richard Daniels, Kaiser Permanente (@KPThrive); Angelo Giardino, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (@TexasChildrens); Marcus L. Speaker, Carilion Clinic (@CarilionClinic); Marty McKenna, Allscripts Analytics (@Allscripts)|
|Case Study: Orchestrating a High Performing Physician Network in the Accountable Care Era||Michael Nochomovitz, New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System (@nyphospital); Peter Plantes, CHRISTUS Physician Group (@christushealth); Steve Kahane, athenahealth(@athenahealth) – moderator|
Tuesday, Oct. 20
8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m.
|The Future of Value-Driven Health Care: A Congressional Perspective|
|Health IT: The Government Blueprint to Seamless Interoperability||James Paluskiewicz, office of Rep. Michael Burgess; Steven Posnack, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (@ONC_HealthIT); Andrew Truscott, Accenture Federal (@AccentureFed); Jeffrey Birnbaum, BGR Group|
|Accountable Care Organizations: Medicare’s Next Steps||Alice Rivlin, Brookings Institution (@BrookingsInst); Kenya Woodruff, Haynes and Boone, LLP (@haynesboone); Kimberly Leonard, U.S. News & World Report (@leonardkl) – moderator|
|Rankings and Ratings: An Update on U.S. News’s Hospital Quality Reporting||Ben Harder, U.S. News & World Report (@benharder, @usnews); Avery Comarow, U.S. News & World Report (@Rankingsguy, @USNewsHealth); Murrey Olmsted, RTI International (@RTI_Intl); Geoff Dougherty, U.S. News & World Report (@usnews) – moderator|