Opening Keynote Session

Date
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018
Time
3:00 PM–5:00 PM
Location
Grand Ballroom North/Central
Tracks
Keynote Sessions

INTRODUCTION
Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer, U.S. News & World Report

KEYNOTE REMARKS:
Eric J. Gertler, Executive Chairman, U.S. News & World Report; Chief Executive Officer, Ulysses Ventures

KEYNOTE PANEL
CHANGE AGENTS: A CONVERSATION WITH CEOS WHO ARE DOING BUSINESS DIFFERENTLY
Improving patient care and reining in costs may require radical moves in new directions: health systems tackling drug manufacturing and the consequences of poverty, employers banding together to provide better treatment and more affordable coverage, health insurers investing in clinical practices – and everybody doing a much better job of using data. Hear perspectives from the front lines.
A. Marc Harrison, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Intermountain Healthcare
Kevin E. Lofton, Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Health Initiatives
Mitch Morris, M.D., President, Optum Advisory Services
Susan N. Story, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Water
-Moderator: Chas Roades, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Gist Healthcare

KEYNOTE REMARKS
Roy Beveridge, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Humana

KEYNOTE PANEL
CUTTING-EDGE CANCER CARE: THE PROMISE AND THE REALITIES
The revelations of genomics and immunology are transforming cancer care. How well are the new treatments really working? Is the cost worth the benefit? How can community hospitals take the best care of their patients? And what do patients need to know?
James R. Downing, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Peter WT Pisters, M.D., President, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
-Moderator: John W. Lin, M.D.Global Strategy Leader, GE Healthcare