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Tuesday, May 7, 2024
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Welcome and Introductions

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Author, Board Member, Member, Staff

Aaron E. Carroll, M.D., M.S.

President and CEO - AcademyHealth

Dr. Aaron E. Carroll is President & CEO of AcademyHealth. A nationally recognized thought leader, science comm... Read Bio

10:20 AM – 11:15 AM

Current Policy and Regulatory Landscape



Roshni Ghosh, M.D., M.P.H.

Senior Vice President, Federal Health - ReefPoint Group

Dr. Roshni Ghosh is a dynamic healthcare executive renowned for her ability to build and scale practices while... Read Bio


Committee Member

Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, J.D.

Vice President for Health Justice - National Partnership for Women & Families

Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, J.D., is the National Partnership for Women & Families’ vice president leading their H... Read Bio


Rachel Stauffer

Vice President - McDermott+Consulting

Rachel is a highly experienced government relations and legislative affairs strategist and advocate who is inf... Read Bio

11:15 AM – 11:30 AMBreak
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Data Equity


Committee Member

Michael R. Crawford, M.B.A., M.H.L.

Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Innovation - Howard University’s Office of Health Affairs

Mr. Michael Crawford, MBA, MHL, is the AVP for Strategy and Innovation at Howard University’s Office of Health Affairs, Founder and Executive Director of Howard University’s 1867 Health Innovations Project, Host and Executive Producer of The 21st Century Health podcast, and Founder of Digital HealthEx. Read Bio



Committee Member, Presenter

Kellan Baker, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.

Executive Director - Whitman-Walker Institute

Dr. Kellan E. Baker is the Executive Director of Whitman-Walker Institute, an organization in Washington, D.C.... Read Bio


Tara Becker, Ph.D., M.S.

Senior Research Associate - UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Tara Becker is a Senior Research Associate at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, where she works with... Read Bio

12:30 PM – 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

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


Committee Member

Justin Timbie, Ph.D.

Senior Health Policy Researcher - RAND Corporation

Justin Timbie, Ph.D., is a senior health policy researcher whose research focuses on value-based payment, heal... Read Bio



Stephen Nuckolls

Chief Executive Officer - Coastal Carolina Health Care

Stephen Nuckolls is the chief executive officer of Coastal Carolina Health Care, PA, and their ACO, Coastal Carolina Quality Care, Inc. Read Bio

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Committee Member, Member, Presenter

Angela D. Thomas, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., M.B.A.

Vice President of Healthcare Delivery Research - MedStar Health Research Institute

Angela D. Thomas, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., M.B.A., brings over 20 years of experience in the scientific and administrative leadership of translational and clinical research. Read Bio


William Gordon, M.D., M.B.I., FAMIA

Physician, Informaticist, and Senior Advisor for Data and Technology - Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

William Gordon, M.D., M.B.I., FAMIA is a Physician, Informaticist, and Senior Advisor for Data and Technology at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Read Bio

2:30 PM – 2:45 PMBreak
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Balancing Privacy and Use: Navigating the Regulatory Landscape



Adam Greene

Partner - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Adam Greene is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Davis Wright Tremaine, where he primarily counsels ... Read Bio


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

Senior Advisor for Policy, Division of Health Information Privacy, Data, and Cybersecurity (HIPDC) - HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Marissa Gordon-Nguyen is the Senior Advisor for Policy in the Health Information Privacy, Data, and Cybersecur... Read Bio


Bridget Olson Wright, M.S.

Patient, Mom, Caregiver, Healthcare Consumer, and Volunteer

Bridget Olson Wright, M.S. is patient, mom, caregiver, healthcare consumer, and volunteer who supports others ... Read Bio


Chris Panagiotopoulos

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer - LifeBridge Health

Chris Panagiotopoulos serves as the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for LifeBridge Health. Read Bio


Nichole Sweeney, J.D.

General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer - CRISP Shared Services, Inc.

Nichole Sweeney, J.D., is General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for CRISP Shared Services, Inc., a not-for... Read Bio

3:45 PM – 4:15 PM

Updates from the Office of the National Coordinator

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Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., M.P.P.

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

Micky Tripathi is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health ... Read Bio

4:15 PM – 4:30 PMBreak
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Digital Health: Managing the Flood of Data at the Point of Care


Committee Member

Rebekah Angove, Ph.D.

EVP of Research and Evaluation - Patient Advocate Foundation

Rebekah SM Angove, Ph.D. is a health services researcher, non-profit executive, and leader in patient engageme... Read Bio


Committee Member, Presenter

Danielle A. Lloyd, M.P.H.

Senior Vice President, Private Market Innovations and Quality Initiatives - America’s Health Insurance Plans

Danielle A. Lloyd is the senior vice president of private market innovations and quality initiatives for AHIP,... Read Bio

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Committee Member

Kistein Monkhouse, M.P.A.

Founder & CEO - Patient Orator

Kistein Monkhouse, M.P.A., is a patient advocate for health equity and women’s rights. She is the CEO and foun... Read Bio


Rebecca A. Stametz, D.Ed., M.P.H.

Vice President, Digital Transformation - Steele Institute for Health Innovation at Geisinger

Rebecca A. Stametz is the vice president for Digital Transformation within the Steele Institute for Health Inn... Read Bio

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Reception
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
8:00 AM – 8:30 AMBreakfast
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Redefining Boundaries: AI, Privacy, and Safety in the Digital Age of Health Care


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Keisuke Nakagawa, M.D.  

Director of Innovation and Executive Director of Cloud Innovation Center - UC Davis Health 

Keisuke Nakagawa is Director of Innovation at UC Davis Health leading the health system’s digital health innov... Read Bio



Ysabel Duron

Founder and Executive Director - The Latino Cancer Institute

Ysabel Duron is a pioneering, award-winning Latina journalist, a cancer survivor, and for the last 23 years, a... Read Bio

Committee Member

Abdul Shaikh, Ph.D., M.H.Sc.

Global Leader for Population Health - Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Dr. Abdul Shaikh is the Global Leader for Population Health for Worldwide Public Sector at Amazon Web Services... Read Bio


Jeffery Smith, M.P.P.

Deputy Division Director, Certification & Testing Division - Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

Jeffery Smith is the Deputy Division Director within the Certification & Testing Division in the Office of Tec... Read Bio


Lav Varshney, S.M., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Lav Varshney is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois Ur... Read Bio

9:30 AM – 9:45 AMBreak
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Health Information Exchanges and Emerging Health Data Utilities: Critical Partners in Improving Public Health



Jolie Ritzo, M.P.H.

Vice President of Strategy and Network Engagement - Civitas Networks for Health

Jolie Ritzo is Vice President of Strategy and Network Engagement at Civitas Networks for Health. Read Bio



Erica Galvez

CEO - Manifest MedEx (MX)

Erica Galvez is CEO of Manifest MedEx (MX), California’s largest nonprofit health information organization, an... Read Bio


Jay Nakashima, M.B.A.

Executive Director - eHealth Exchange

Jay Nakashima leads the eHealth Exchange, the nation’s largest health information network which operates in al... Read Bio

10:45 AM – 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Lightning Rounds: Innovations in Care for Historically Marginalized Populations




Veenu Aulakh, M.S.

Director - Acumen America

Veenu Aulakh is a Director at Acumen America, leading the Medicaid Innovation Collaborative (MIC). Read Bio


Abner Mason

Founder and CEO - SameSky Health

Abner Mason is the founder and CEO of SameSky Health, a cultural experience company that forms meaningful rela... Read Bio

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Accelerating the Data Transparency Movement to Understand the Costs and Impact of Care



Kathryn E. Spates, J.D., ACNP-BC

Executive Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations - The Joint Commission

Kathryn Spates is the Executive Vice President for Public Policy and Government Relations at The Joint Commiss... Read Bio



Jodi Daniel, M.P.H., J.D.

Founder and Managing Director - Crowell Health Solutions

Jodi Daniel is a founder and managing director at Crowell Health Solutions and partner at Crowell & Moring where she leads the firm's Digital Health Practice. Read Bio

Presenter, Researcher

Eva DuGoff, Ph.D., M.P.P.

Senior Health Advisor - Senate Finance Committee

Eva DuGoff is a senior health advisor with the Senate Finance Committee majority staff. Read Bio


Matt Kull, M.B.A.

Chief Information and Digital Officer - Inova Health System

Matthew Kull serves as Chief Information and Digital Officer at Inova Health System, where he manages all aspe... Read Bio


Jeff Wu, J.D.

Deputy Director for Policy - CCIIO, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Jeff Wu leads the center’s work promulgating policy and regulations for many of the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance reforms. Read Bio

1:00 PM – 1:15 PMClosing Remarks