Wednesday, September 25

    7:45 – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast   
    8:15 – 8:45 a.m.

    Welcome and Introductions

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    Board Member, Committee Member, Staff

    Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, M.P.H., FAAP

    President and CEO - AcademyHealth

    Dr. Simpson has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of AcademyHealth since 2011. A nationally recog... Read Bio

    Greg Downing
    Committee Member

    Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D.

    Founder - Innovation Horizons, LLC

    Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D. is the Founder of Innovation Horizons, LLC, a consulting practice with an emphasi... Read Bio

    8:45 – 9:25 a.m.

    Keynote: Aim Defines the (Measurement) System: Solid Foundations for Performance and Learning-Based Care Delivery

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    Brent James, M.D., M.Stat.

    Senior Advisor - Leavitt Partners

    Brent James, M.D., M.Stat., is known internationally for his work in clinical quality improvement, patient saf... Read Bio

    9:25 – 10:05 a.m.

    Keynote: Turning Data Assets into Value: The Perspective from a Healthcare Delivery System


    Rebecca Freeman, Ph.D., R.N., P.M.P.

    Interim Chief Nursing Informatics Officer - University of Vermont Health Network

    Rebecca Freeman, PhD, RN, PMP is a second-career nurse with a focus on healthcare informatics, specializing in... Read Bio

    10:05 – 10:30 a.m. Break
    10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

    Updates from the Office of the National Coordinator

    Don Rucker

    Don Rucker, M.D.

    National Coordinator for Health Information Technology - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

    Dr. Don Rucker is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health ... Read Bio

    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Current Policy and Regulatory Landscape

    Moderator: Michelle Richardson, J.D., Director, Privacy and Data Project, Center for Democracy and Technology


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    Caryl Brzymialkiewicz, Ph.D.

    Assistant Inspector General & Chief Data Officer - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    As the first Chief Data Officer for the Office of Inspector General (OIG) within the Department of Health and ... Read Bio


    Tanisha Carino, Ph.D.

    Executive Director - FasterCures

    Tanisha Carino is a respected senior executive with more than two decades of experience in academia, governmen... Read Bio

    Jillson. Elisa

    Elisa Jillson, J.D.

    Attorney - Federal Trade Commission

    Elisa Jillson is an attorney in the FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection in the Bureau of Consume... Read Bio

    12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
    1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

    Balancing Privacy and Use: Navigating the Regulatory Landscape


    Lucia Savage
    Member, Presenter

    Lucia Savage, J.D.

    Chief Privacy and Regulatory Officer - Omada Health

    Lucia Savage is a nationally-recognized thought leader on using HIPAA to advance digital health while protecti... Read Bio


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    Aaron Miri, M.B.A., CHCIO, FHIMSS

    Chief Information Officer - The University of Texas at Austin

    Aaron Miri is the Chief Information Officer for The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School and UT ... Read Bio


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    Marissa Gordon-Nguyen, J.D., M.P.H.,

    Senior Advisor for HIPAA Policy - HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

    Marissa Gordon-Nguyen is the Senior Advisor for HIPAA Policy in the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Depart... Read Bio


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    Joshua Lee, M.D.

    Physician Executive - Banner Health

    Dr. Joshua Lee joined Banner Health as the Physician Executive for Banner University Medicine in Tucson in Sep... Read Bio

    2:05 – 3:00 p.m.

    Innovations in Care for Medicaid Populations


    Joe Thompson

    Joseph W. Thompson M.D., M.P.H.

    President & CEO, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement; Professor of Pediatrics, UAMS College of Medicine; Professor of Health Policy and Management, UAMS College of Public Health


    Committee Member

    Erin Holve, Ph.D., M.A.

    Director - Health Care Reform and Innovation Administration (HCRIA), District of Columbia Government

    Dr. Erin Holve is Director of the Department of Health Care Finance’s Health Care Reform and Innovation Admini... Read Bio


    Ellen Montz, Ph.D.

    Chief Economist and Director of Economic Policy - Virginia's Department of Medical Assistance Services

    Ellen Montz, PhD is the Chief Economist and Director of Economic Policy at Virginia's Department of Medical As... Read Bio

    Barbara Richards, M.P.P., Director, Division of Business and Data Analysis, Data and Systems Group, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, CMS 

    3:00 – 3:15 p.m Break
    3:15 – 4:10  p.m.

    Leveraging Clinical Data



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    Member, Presenter

    Adam Wilcox, Ph.D.

    Chief Analytics Officer - UW Medicine

    Adam Wilcox, Ph.D., is the Chief Analytics Officer at UW Medicine, and a Professor of Biomedical Informatics a... Read Bio

    Headshot. Keith Marsolo

    Keith Marsolo, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor - Duke University School of Medicine

    Keith Marsolo, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences at the Duke Un... Read Bio

    4:15 – 5:00 p.m. 

    Is Data Really the New Oil?: Extracting Value in an Era of Partnerships and Protectionism



    Laura L. Adams

    Catalyst - X4Health

    Laura Adams is a nationally known digital health, innovation, and person-focused healthcare expert and speaker. Read Bio


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    Author, Presenter

    Subha Madhavan, Ph.D.

    Chief Data Scientist Director - Georgetown University Medical Center

    Dr. Subha Madhavan is the Chief Data Scientist at the Georgetown University Medical Center and Director of the... Read Bio

    Sandeep Palakodeti

    Sandeep Palakodeti, M.D., M.P.H.

    Regional Medical Officer - CareMore Health

    Sandeep Palakodeti, M.D., M.P.H., is a physician, entrepreneur, and healthcare leader who currently serves as ... Read Bio

    5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Reception and Innovation Showcase: ePoster Presentations

    Thursday, September 26

    8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
    8:30 – 9:30 a.m

    Clinical Transformation: Real World Strategies That Are Transforming The Future of Health



    Kavita Patel

    Kavita Patel, M.D., M.S.

    Vice President of Payer and Provider Integration - Johns Hopkins Health System

    Dr. Kavita Patel is currently the Vice President of Payer and Provider Integration at the Johns Hopkins Health... Read Bio

    Headshot. Pauline Lapin

    Pauline J. Lapin, M.H.S.

    Director - Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

    Pauline Lapin is the Director for the Seamless Care Models Group (SCMG) in the Center for Medicare and Medicai... Read Bio

    9:35 – 10:30 a.m.

    Population and Community Health


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    Anand Parekh, M.D.

    Chief Medical Advisor - Bipartisan Policy Center

    Anand Parekh is BPC’s chief medical advisor providing clinical and public health expertise across the organiza... Read Bio


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    Joel W. Cohen, Ph.D.

    Director, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT) - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    Dr. Cohen directs a staff of health economists, social scientists, statisticians, clinicians, and support staf... Read Bio

    Ciemins. Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Ciemins, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.

    Senior Director of Research and Analytics - American Medical Group Association (AMGA)

    Dr. Ciemins is Senior Director of Research and Analytics at AMGA (American Medical Group Association) based in... Read Bio

    10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Break
    11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

    Case Study: Use Case Applications of Data in Value-based Care Programs


    Green. Lisa

    Lisa Green, Ph.D.

    Co-founder and Principal - L&M Policy Research

    Lisa Green, Ph.D., is Co-founder and Principal of L&M Policy Research, and has spent the past two decades cond... Read Bio


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    John Birkmeyer, M.D.

    Chief Clinical Officer - Sound Physicians

    John Birkmeyer, M.D., is Chief Clinical Officer at Sound Physicians, a national physician practice specializin... Read Bio

    Barnett. Michael

    Michael L. Barnett, M.D.

    Assistant Professor - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Dr. Michael L. Barnett is Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School ... Read Bio

    12:15 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
    1:15 – 2:00 p.m.

    Trends in Addressing Health Systems Data Security Challenges


    Linda Fischetti

    Linda Fischetti, M.S., R.N.

    Technical Director - Health Technical Center - MITRE

    Linda Fischetti, M.S., R.N., is the Director of the Division, called the Health Technical Center, at MITRE. Read Bio



    Darren Lacey, J.D.

    Chief Information Security Officer - Johns Hopkins University

    Darren Lacey has been serving as Chief Information Security Officer and Director of IT Compliance for Johns Ho... Read Bio

    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Who’s Got My Data? Rethinking the Consumer Role in Health Care Data


    Headshot. Erin Mackay

    Erin Mackay, M.P.H.

    Associate Director of Health Information Technology Policy and Programs - National Partnership for Women & Families

    Erin A. Mackay is the Associate Director of Health Information Technology Policy and Programs at the National ... Read Bio


    Marc Boutin
    Committee Member

    Marc Boutin, J.D.

    Chief Executive Officer - National Health Council

    Marc Boutin is the chief executive officer of the National Health Council, the only organization that brings t... Read Bio


    Suz Schrandt, J.D.

    Director of Patient Engagement - Arthritis Foundation

    Suz Schrandt, JD, is the Director of Patient Engagement at the Arthritis Foundation. In this role, she develop... Read Bio

    Headshot. Lina Walker

    Lina Walker, Ph.D.

    Vice President of Health Security - Public Policy Institute, AARP

    Lina Walker is Vice President of Health Security in AARP's Public Policy Institute. She leads the Institute's ... Read Bio

    3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
    3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

    Navigating Alternative Payment Models: Do You Have the Data You Will Need?



    Waddah Al-Refaie Headshot

    Waddah B. Al-Refaie, M.D., F.A.C.S.

    Chief of Surgical Oncology - MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD, FACS, serves MedStar Health and Georgetown University as the founding Regional Chief ... Read Bio


    Komatsoulis. George

    George Komatsoulis, Ph.D.

    Chief of Bioinformatics - CancerLinQ

    George Komatsoulis is the Chief of Bioinformatics at CancerLinQ, a rapid learning healthcare program at the Am... Read Bio

    Ellen Lukens, Division Director, Specialty Payment Models, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

    4:15 – 5:00 p.m

    Closing Session: Accelerating the Data Transparency Movement to Understand the Costs of Care


    Greg Downing
    Committee Member

    Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D.

    Founder - Innovation Horizons, LLC

    Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D. is the Founder of Innovation Horizons, LLC, a consulting practice with an emphasi... Read Bio


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    Stephen Parente, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.

    Senior Economist - Executive Office of the President AcademyHealth Board Vice Chair

    Stephen Parente, PhD, MPH, MS is Senior Economist, Executive Office of the President, Council of Economic Advi... Read Bio


    Cavanaugh. Sean

    Sean Cavanaugh, M.P.H.

    Chief Administrative and Performance Officer - Aledade

    Sean Cavanaugh is the Chief Administrative and Performance Officer of Aledade, which helps independent physici... Read Bio

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    Fiona Greig, Ph.D.

    Director of Consumer Research - JPMorgan Chase Institute

    Fiona Greig is the Director of Consumer Research for the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Previously, Fiona served as... Read Bio