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SI 2019 Innovation and Digital Health Summit – Launching New Business Models

September 25, 2019 - September 26, 2019

The Scottsdale Institute 2019 Innovation & Digital Health Summit sponsored by Cerner convened 23 innovation and digital health executives from prominent healthcare systems across the country in Chicago September 25-26. These executives gathered to explore “Launching New Business Models,” with specific focus on how innovation and digital health are structured, emerging business models, internal and external partners, key challenges and lessons learned.

Read “Launching New Business Models” to explore the insights and key strategies for success gained from these thought-provoking discussions.


Summit Participants

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    Camila Altman

    R&D Solutions Architect, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare

    Camila Altman is a Research and Development Architect with Northwestern Memorial. Her team completes proof of concepts on request and transitions them to an application focused team for review and implementation. They also partner with the research team at Northwestern University to work on research solutions. They help brainstorm by reviewing ideas and options for a certain area or new functionality and share findings with requesters. Camila has been in healthcare IT for over 6 years and was an integration analyst prior to that. She earned both her bachelor’s in Integrated Science Program and Computer Science at Northwestern University as well as her master’s in systems information.


    Camila Altman, MS
    Research and Development Solutions Architect
    Information Services
    Northwestern Memorial Healthcare


    Posted December 2019

        Craig Anderson

        Director of Innovation, BayCare Health System

        The intersection of technology and healthcare has been Craig’s focus across his career with Accenture, as a co-founder of a virtual reality software company in the neuroscience and concussion sectors, and as the Director of Innovation at BayCare.

        As the Director of Innovation for BayCare, Craig’s focus is to build the Innovation practice for the health system and to pursue opportunities to integrate unique, advanced technology-enabled solutions to better serve BayCare’s Customers and Physicians. Since joining BayCare, Craig has launched projects including artificial intelligence, an Uber partnership, voice-based technologies for patients, patient-generated health data analytics, clinical communications, wearables, the BayCare TechDeck, collaborations with Apple, Amazon and Fitbit, virtual reality technologies, robotic-enabled virtual experiences for kids, and the design of technologies to serve the Wellness Center of the future. BayCare values Innovation as the means to enhance each patient’s Experience and drive deeper Physician engagement and satisfaction.


        Updated March 2019


            Lisa M. Brandt RDH, MBA

            VP, Population Health, Indiana University Health Physicians

            Lisa Brandt was appointed to her current role as Vice President, Population Health at IU Health in January, 2018 after serving as Service Line Executive, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, from the Fall, 2011. She is currently responsible for delivering high value care to a defined population while reducing utilization and cost of care and improving patient health and outcomes. She was previously responsible for the strategic direction for volume growth, value delivery and system synergy across the 14 IU Health system enterprise. As the IU Health enterprise has continued to expand to include new and acquired facilities, she has led numerous strategies and initiatives to facilitate collaboration and alignment. Prior to joining IU Health, Lisa was Chief Operating Officer at Strategic Healthcare Consulting Group.

            Lisa Brandt earned her Associate Degree from University of Southern Indiana, her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, followed by her Master’s from Ball State University. She started her administrative healthcare career at Lockheed Missile and Space and worked at several academic institutions thereafter: Chabot College, UCSF, University of Illinois, and Northwestern University. She landed back in Indiana at St. Vincent Hospital where she worked for 10 years. At St. Vincent’s she was promoted through the ranks to the position of Executive for Orthopedics and assisted with building an Orthopedic Center in 2006. Lisa then became a COO in a start -up organization that was eventually sold to Mediware. Lisa has a broad range of experiences throughout her career, including quality, process improvement, managed care, surgical services, physician practice management, mergers and acquisitions, JC accreditations, strategic planning, operations, and orthopedic and blood utilization consulting.

            With over 25 years of Orthopedic management experience, Lisa has exceptional understanding of physician and multidisciplinary alignment, care design, program development, creating value for her customers and service line leadership. She participates in clinical advisory initiatives related to many product lines in Orthopedics and serves on the Board of Finance for the Safe Sitters. Lisa is also an active and engaged member of many civic boards and ancillary member of AAOS. Lisa is married and the mother of two daughters.


            Updated November 2018

                Marcee I. Chmait

                VP, Business Development Digital Strategy, Providence St. Joseph Health

                Marcee Chmait has served in multiple leadership rolls within the health care industry for nearly 30 years.  Her passion is to innovate, incubate and develop new business models and to grow them into meaningful businesses.  Marcee has spent her career at the brink of healthcare innovation, identifying opportunities to merge direct relationships between consumer and provider before consumer-centered healthcare was even a strategy.

                In January 2018, Marcee joined Providence St. Joseph Health to lead commercialization for the Digital Strategy and Innovation Group.  In this role, Marcee is working to bring consumer-facing technology solutions to health systems to improve the consumer experience.  Prior to Providence, Marcee lead innovation at SCAN Health Plan, a Medicare Advantage health plan in southern California where she and her team discovered the pathway for aging in place.

                April 2013, Marcee joined Cambia Health Solutions as President of SpendWell.  SpendWell’s mission is to transform the U.S. health system by introducing a simple way for people to shop, pay and receive health care services at a fair market price while simplifying health care payments to providers.  SpendWell was a cornerstone business to the broader retail enablement pillar at Cambia.

                Marcee is a serial entrepreneur.  SpendWell is her third startup company.  eBenx and HealthAllies had successful exits as one went public and their other was acquired by Optum where she then led and grew HealthAllies from million to million P&L.

                Marcee is a graduate from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Marketing Communications.  She resides in the Los Angeles area with her husband and son.


                Posted December 2019

                    Deborah Fullerton

                    (former) Chief Marketing Officer, AMITA Health

                    Deborah Fullerton is the Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at AMITA Health, an integrated health system serving the greater Chicago market, city and suburbs, as well as down to Kankakee.  AMITA Health has 19,456 employees, 19 hospitals with 4,257 beds, 230 sites of outpatient care, 700 employed providers, 7,000 affiliated providers, a Medicare ACO ranked 3rd in quality in the United States, a clinically integrated network with more than 4,000 providers and a management services organization.  AMITA Health is one of the largest systems in Illinois.

                    Deborah is a results-focused marketing executive with a progressive track record of success in the highly regulated healthcare industry and in challenging competitive markets. Prior to AMITA Health, she has orchestrated the brand development process at three academic medical centers – Duke University Health System, Loyola University Health System and Keck Medicine of University of Southern California – and built data-driven marketing departments to drive volume for healthcare services.

                    Recently she has focused on transforming a traditional hospital environment to a consumer-focused one, ensuring access to healthcare by enhancing the digital patient journey, and designing a customer experience program.  She has developed leadership retreats on consumerization and disruptive innovative growth, participated in building AMITA Health Check (a patient-generated health data app), and, with the CIO, has added a Digital Technology Council to evaluate innovative ideas and, when necessary, find corporate or start-up partners.

                    Deborah launched her career in healthcare after first learning the media ropes in the journalism.  She leveraged that media relations experience in public relations for Duke University Medical Center by exporting scientific discoveries and elevating corporate collateral. Later, she also enhanced corporate reputations through social media and thought leadership campaigns. She has experience leading web site redesigns, building CRM & PRM databases connected to lead-generation tools and linking electronic medical records via patient portals.

                    Deborah is a die-hard Tar Heel fan, earning a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1985 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH)’s School of Media & Journalism.  Somewhat surprisingly for those who know college basketball rivalries, she obtained a master’s degree in business administration from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business in 1991.

                    In addition to watching college basketball, Deborah enjoys biking, gardening, Netflix and apps/devices that make the home work smarter.


                    Updated March 2019

                        Mark Lantzy

                        CIO, IU Health

                        SVP & CIO, Indiana University Health
                        President, IU Health Plans

                        Mark Lantzy is the senior vice president and chief information officer at Indiana University Health, Indiana’s leading healthcare system. He is responsible for overseeing information services, including strategic planning, operations and project delivery for the 15-hospital system. He is also the president of IU Health Plans, the 200,000-member health insurance arm of IU Health that offers Medicare Advantage, individual and family, and commercial plans.

                        Lantzy has more than 20 years of leadership experience in the healthcare field, and was the chief operating officer and chief information officer at Gateway Health, a managed care organization based in Pittsburgh, prior to joining IU Health in 2016. He also was a senior information technology leader at WellCare Health Plans, Aetna, and Accenture.  He holds an M.S. in defense science from George Washington University and a B.A. in mathematics from St. Vincent College.

                        Named among the “Best Hospitals in America” by U.S. News & World Report for 19 consecutive years, IU Health is dedicated to providing a unified standard of preeminent, patient-centered care. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation’s leading medical schools – gives its highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments and the latest research and technology.

                            Salvatore LoGrasso

                            Program Manager, Innovation & Digital Health, Northwestern Medicine

                            Salvatore LoGrasso serves as the Program Manager, Innovation &  Digital Health at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, IL. He has held this position since November 2018. His prior positions at Northwestern include Consultant for Strategy and Financial Analyst for the Research Office.


                            Posted December 2019

                                John Long

                                VP, Enterprise Analytics, UW Health

                                John Long joined UW Health as Vice President, Enterprise Analytics in October 2017.

                                John plays a key role in the overall administration, direction, and oversight of analytics and reporting and research to support clinical, financial and client reporting, product development and business strategy.

                                He is also responsible for the development and execution of analytical activities to provide senior leadership with information and tools for strategic decision making and planning, healthcare utilization and costs, affordability opportunities, reimbursement projects and issues, population health and clinical outcomes, provider patterns and variations, trends and forecasting, data and informatics needs, emerging technologies.

                                Prior to joining UW Health, John worked at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston SC as the Chief Analytics Officer where he was responsible for the Epic program, clinical ancillary applications and analytics.  Prior to MUSC led the reporting, data warehouse and DBA teams for Fresenius Medical Care and Health Dialog, both in the Boston area.

                                John holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts and his Master of Science (M.S.), Computer Software Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston Massachusetts.


                                Updated December 2018

                                    David E. Lundal MBA

                                    CIO, ITS, Children's Minnesota

                                    David has a long and diverse career in health care.  Currently David serves as the CIO for Children’s Minnesota, one of the largest freestanding pediatric health systems in the United States.  Previous roles include as CIO for WellStar, the largest health care provider in the state of Georgia, Presence Health in Chicago and for Dean Health System and SSM of Wisconsin.


                                    Posted December 2019

                                        Sharon Markman MHA

                                        Admin Director, Center for Healthcare, University of Chicago Medicine

                                        Sharon Markman, MHA joined the University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) in 2016 as the Administrative Director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation (HDSI). Under her leadership, UCM has expanded education programs and services to support scholarly work and innovation that bridges health system operations and researcher interests and expertise.

                                        Prior to UCM, Sharon spent nearly 25 years at the Robert H Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University where she built robust public, patient and professional programs, collaborating with international thought leaders, national organizations and governmental agencies to bring research findings to the bedside. She served on committees at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society. In addition, Sharon collaborated with patient advocacy organizations and other centers and programs across Northwestern University to maximize educational reach.

                                        Over her career in cancer care, her leadership role in promoting the cancer message from a disease you die from to a disease with opportunities for risk reduction, early detection, precision treatment, and life as a survivor and death with dignity has been extensive.

                                        Sharon received her undergraduate business degree from the University of Denver and a Masters of Health Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, and completed an administrative fellowship at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis (now Barnes-Jewish Hospital).


                                        Posted December 2019

                                            Jeremy Rogers

                                            Executive Director, Digital Marketing & Experience, IU Health

                                            Jeremy Rogers, Executive Director of Digital Marketing and Experience at Indiana University Health, is an accomplished digital leader with cross-channel expertise spanning multiple industries. He has led e-commerce and web product development teams, delivering exceptional results and tremendous channel growth as both a commercial stakeholder and technologist, for more than 18 years.

                                            Since joining IU Health in late 2015, his efforts have focused on team building and enhancing digital experiences across the health system through a series of strategic initiatives in areas such as consumerism and transparency.

                                            A native Hoosier, Jeremy received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Indiana University.


                                            Posted December 2019

                                                Jodi Rosen

                                                Director Innovation, Northwestern Medicine

                                                As Director of Innovation for Northwestern Medicine, Jodi Rosen leads the identification, business case development, implementation and evaluation of innovative strategies, technologies, products and services to support improvements in patient experience and health outcomes. Jodi helped launch the Innovation Department, which strives to accelerate the adoption of innovation across Northwestern Medicine.

                                                Northwestern Medicine is the shared strategic vision of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to transform the future of healthcare and become one of the nation’s premier destinations for patient care. Each day, over 30,000 clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty and medical students come together with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked 10th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report with 11 specialties nationally ranked, and 1st in Illinois and in the Chicago Metro Region.

                                                Leading with her background in public health, health care operations, strategy, research, human centered design and entrepreneurial endeavors, Jodi co-leads a team of innovators to support system-wide innovation efforts which are aligned with health system goals. Jodi has more than 25 years of experience in health care management, strategic planning, market and business development, operations and innovation. She has spent much of her career in academic medicine, but also time at Fortune 200 companies, consulting and leading start-up organizations. Jodi earned her MPH from the University of California, Los Angeles and her BS at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


                                                Posted December 2019

                                                    Amy Ross

                                                    VP, Strategic Planning, University of Chicago Medicine

                                                    Amy Ross is the Vice‐President of the Office of Strategic Planning. She joined University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) having prior leadership roles at Northwestern Medicine, NorthShore University Health System and in healthcare consulting at The Chartis Group and Deloitte. Her role at UCM focuses on strategic planning, service line development, and integration activities.

                                                    Amy’s experience is in large academic medical centers and health systems where she has focused on strategic planning and service line development. Her roles have included clinical and non‐clinical management across the care continuum, day‐to‐day operations in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, including targeted ambulatory access work, leading the development and planning of the quality and outcomes management program and care coordination activities. Her focus also included ongoing enhancements to overall service line development in financial reporting, funds flow, strategy and marketing efforts.

                                                    In addition, Amy spent several years managing and leading assessments of front‐end revenue cycle processes across large hospital systems and AMCs and implementing IT tools for enhanced performance for the end‐user. As part of her revenue cycle work, she led redesign activities in strategic development of regional financial clearance centers and departmental business process redesign for improved efficiency.

                                                    Amy holds a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the College of St. Benedict.


                                                    Posted December 2019

                                                        Brad Shaink

                                                        Director of Innovation & Digital Transformation, Houston Methodist

                                                        Brad Shaink has been with Houston Methodist since June 2011. His current position is Director of Innovation and Digital Transformation. Brad serves a broad role focused on consumer and patient digital technologies that advance Houston Methodist’s vision of Leading Medicine.

                                                        Brad’s successes include development of an Intelligent Automation team, the creation of the first enterprise patient app at Houston Methodist, deployment of Epic to its main academic medical center and physician practices, and innovating on mobile development strategies to expand access to care.  Brad plays an instrumental role with in the Houston Methodist Center for Innovation, is an innovator by passion and entrepreneur at heart.

                                                        Before joining Houston Methodist, Brad was employed at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He has also worked with in telecommunications, manufacturing and logistics companies.

                                                        Brad earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska and his master’s degree from Bellevue University. His strengths are in developing strategy, solutioning outcomes, and leading teams to drive those strategic initiatives.


                                                        Posted December 2019

                                                            Christopher (Topher) Sharp, MD,

                                                            CMIO, Stanford Health Care


                                                            Dr. Sharp serves as Chief Medical Information Officer for Stanford Health Care with responsibility for driving the enhancement and expansion of clinical information systems to drive organizational strategic outcomes in quality, experience and value.  Dr. Sharp is accountable for the content, design, and workflow of key clinical systems as well as provider and staff clinical systems adoption and proficiency.

                                                            Dr. Sharp is a mentor for the Stanford Clinical Informatics Fellowship program.  He is a practicing General Internal Medicine physician at Stanford in both clinic and hospital medicine.  He holds board certifications in Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics.


                                                            Prior Experience

                                                            Dr. Sharp has held lead roles in clinical technology transformation at Stanford since 2006.  He was the physician lead for hospital EHR implementation including CPOE replacement, pharmacy replacement, nursing and physician electronic documentation, surgical scheduling and documentation, and emergency department and intensive care CPOE initial implementation.  He served as lead physician for EHR implementation across more than 60 clinic areas of all specialties.


                                                            Education and Certifications

                                                            Undergraduate: Northwestern University
                                                            Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
                                                            Certifications: Clinical Informatics Subspecialty, American Board of Preventive Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine



                                                            Posted May 2019

                                                                Kevin Smith

                                                                Assistant VP for Digital Engagement, Baptist Health

                                                                Assistant Vice President for Digital Engagement | Baptist Health

                                                                Kevin Smith is assistant vice president for Digital Engagement for Baptist Health, reporting to the system’s chief Strategy and Marketing officer. In this role, he leads the development and implementation of the system’s digital marketing strategy, ensuring that the system maintains a consistent, high-quality presence online. This oversight includes internal and external websites system-wide, a customer relationship management (CRM) program and social media channels, as well as the development of a marketing call center.

                                                                Smith joined Baptist Health in 2014 as director of Engagement and previously served as director of Inbound Marketing and Analytics for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and as the interactive marketing manager at Saint Joseph Health System/KentuckyOne Health in Lexington. He earned a master’s degree in business/marketing from Morehead State University and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Eastern Kentucky University.


                                                                Posted December 2019

                                                                    Melissa Stalets FACHE

                                                                    Manager, Innovation, Memorial Health System

                                                                    Melissa Stalets serves as Manager for Memorial Innovation in Memorial Health System’s newly formed Division of Quality and Safety.  In this role, Melissa is responsible for leading development of the infrastructure necessary to enable and accelerate innovation, both internally and with partners, and across a broad range of innovation approaches.

                                                                    Prior to this role, Melissa held leadership positions in ambulatory networks and behavioral health divisions of Memorial Health System.  In these positions, her primary areas of focus were the development and execution of new services and models for service delivery, performance improvement, and program evaluation.

                                                                    Melissa holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology and maintains a license as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor.  She is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.


                                                                    Posted December 2019

                                                                        Michelle Stansbury

                                                                        VP, IT Center for Innovation, Houston Methodist

                                                                        Michelle Stansbury has been with Houston Methodist since July 1993. Her current position is Vice President of Corporate Business / Revenue Cycle Systems and Innovations in the Information Technology Division. During her 25 years at Methodist, she has had many accomplishments. In 2016, Houston Methodist deployed Epic to its main academic medical center and all its physician practices.

                                                                        Houston Methodist received the highest adoption score of Epic functionality of any new Epic client and the hospital saw higher operating activity and greater revenue after the deployment of Epic. Her strength is in developing strategy and leading teams to drive those strategic initiatives.

                                                                        Before joining Houston Methodist, Michelle held leadership roles at Compaq Computer Corporation and Amoco Oil. Her most recent passion is in Digital Health Innovation and has been part of the team leading innovation initiatives at Houston Methodist. Michelle was instrumental in establishment of the Center for Innovation and works closely with Chief Innovation Officer and Chief Information Officer. Within her innovation role, Michelle has responsibilities for day-to-day management of Innovation Department and has strategic responsibilities for Intelligent Automation and digital transformation of patient management and billing practices.

                                                                        Michelle speaks regularly on innovation, digital transformation and building innovative cultures in conferences and panels. She has been recently named as one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT for 2019 – CIO and IT Executives by Health Data Management Magazine.

                                                                        Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Phoenix University. She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society.

                                                                        Outside the office, Michelle enjoys motorsports and track racing.


                                                                        Posted December 2019

                                                                            Stephen Strong

                                                                            Director of Digital, Northwestern Medicine

                                                                            Stephen brings 25 years of interactive marketing experience to Northwestern Medicine, guiding its digital platforms, mobile, social media and paid media strategies. He worked at startups during the original Dotcom rush, built FCB Chicago’s interactive services and served as Digital Marketing Director at Alberto Culver, Unilever and Valspar.

                                                                            He has presented on digital marketing topics repeatedly at SHSMD (Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development), HCIC (Healthcare Internet Conference) and HMPS (Healthcare Marketing Physician Strategies) conferences.


                                                                            Posted December 2019

                                                                                Craig Umscheid MD

                                                                                Chief Quality and Innovation Officer, University of Chicago Medicine

                                                                                Associate Professor of Medicine
                                                                                Chief Quality and Innovation Officer, and VP for Healthcare Delivery Science
                                                                                University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

                                                                                Craig A. Umscheid, MD, MS is a practicing general internist and clinical epidemiologist who serves as the Chief Quality and Innovation Officer, Vice President for Healthcare Delivery Science, and Director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation at the University of Chicago Medicine.  His career has been dedicated to improving the quality, safety and value of patient care by developing, implementing and evaluating systems and methods to integrate research evidence into practice across provider organizations.  This work has been supported by AHRQ, PCORI, CDC and NIH, and has been described in over 100 peer-reviewed publications and cited over 5000 times.  Until recently he was an Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Vice Chair for Quality and Safety for Penn’s Department of Medicine, and Director of Penn Medicine’s Center for Evidence-based Practice.

                                                                                Dr. Umscheid has collaborated with organizations including the CDC and NIH to assist with guideline development, and co-led an AHRQ Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) for over five years.  He is currently Director of the Cochrane US Network Affiliate at the University of Chicago Medicine, a member of AHRQ’s Patient Centered Clinical Decision Support Learning Network Steering Committee, a former Chair of the PCORI Advisory Panel on Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research, a past-member of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC), and a former Deputy Editor of the Journal of General Internal Medicine.


                                                                                Posted November 2019

                                                                                    Jim Whitfill MD

                                                                                    SVP, Chief Transformation Officer, HonorHealth

                                                                                    Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation Officer | HonorHealth

                                                                                    As Chief Transformation Officer, Jim Whitfill, MD, brings leadership expertise in healthcare, organizational culture, and information technology to promote a customer-centric experience and offer new ways to deliver more complete, coordinated and accessible care. He brings together data, technology and marketing to advance technical innovations, such as call center technology, CRM systems, apps and digital tools, to give both the customer and caregivers an enhanced approach to care.

                                                                                    By focusing the efforts of these business areas and finding the right digital tools, Dr.
                                                                                    Whitfill aims to improve the customer journey so that it becomes more seamless and focused on the needs of the individual. The goal is to transform the organization into a more patient focused and provider friendly health system which better serves the surrounding community.

                                                                                    Before joining HonorHealth, Dr. Whitfill served as chief medical officer for Innovation
                                                                                    Care Partners, a clinically integrated network in Phoenix. He also serves as a clinical
                                                                                    associate professor in the departments of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Informatics
                                                                                    at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix.

                                                                                    Dr. Whitfill previously held or holds advisory board responsibilities at GE Healthcare,
                                                                                    Philips Healthcare, IDX and KLAS. In July 2018, he began his term as the board chair of
                                                                                    the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine and is a regular faculty member for the
                                                                                    Radiology Society of North America and the American College of Radiology. He is a
                                                                                    founding member of the HIMSS-SIIM community for Enterprise Imaging.

                                                                                    Dr. Whitfill received his BA from Princeton University and his MD from the University of
                                                                                    Pennsylvania. He trained in internal medicine at the Hospital of the University of
                                                                                    Pennsylvania, where he also completed a fellowship in medical informatics.


                                                                                    Posted December 2019

                                                                                        Stavroula Xinos

                                                                                        Program Manager, Northwestern Medicine

                                                                                        Stavroula Xinos is the Manager of Research and Development Team in Information Services at Northwestern Medicine. They collaborate with researchers for projects that have technical components.  We also brainstorm solutions, and when appropriate, complete proof of concepts related to problems without a straightforward solution, leveraging existing and new technology.

                                                                                        I have been in healthcare IT for 11 years, starting with implementation work at Epic. She earned her bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign.


                                                                                        Posted December 2019



                                                                                          Not pictured: Nick Nell, Manager, Solution Development, Memorial Health System


                                                                                            David Bradshaw

                                                                                            SVP, Consumer and Employer Solutions, Cerner

                                                                                            SVP, Consumer and Employer Solutions, Cerner

                                                                                            David Bradshaw works with Cerner’s Digital Consumer Engagement team. He graduated from Texas A&M where he was recruited into IBM. After 14 years in various sales and product management roles in the healthcare industry at IBM, he joined Memorial Hermann as the Chief Information Officer (CIO), a position he held for 19 ½ years. In 2004 in addition to the CIO role, David assumed the Chief Marking Officer (CMO) role and strategic planning. In 2015 he was promoted to EVP and Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) for Memorial Hermann in addition to his then current duties of CIO and CMO. His interests are in the shift to population health models and the digital transformation of the healthcare system. He has focused on consumer engagement with digital tools that facilitate the patient’s decision-making process and the building of enduring enterprise brands. He has been married to Jennifer, also an Aggie, for 30 years and together have 3 boys. He is an avid road cyclist and saltwater and freshwater fisherman.


                                                                                            Updated December 2018

                                                                                                John Glaser PhD

                                                                                                Adjunct Professor, Health Care Management Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

                                                                                                John is a former senior vice president of Population Health, at Cerner Corporation. John joined Cerner in 2015 as a part of the Siemens Heath Services acquisition, where he was chief executive officer. Prior to Siemens, John was vice president and chief information officer at Partners HealthCare; he also previously served as vice president of information systems at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

                                                                                                John was the founding chair of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the past-president of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He is a former senior advisor to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). He is the former Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Digital Health, World Economic Forum.

                                                                                                John is currently a member of the boards of InTouch Health, the Scottsdale Institute, the American Telemedicine Association, PatientPing and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

                                                                                                John has received numerous industry awards including the John P. Glaser Innovation Award (established by the School of Biomedical Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston), William B. Stead Thought Leadership Award (American Medical Informatics Association) and the Lifetime Achievement Award (CHIME).

                                                                                                John received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has written over 200 articles and three books on the strategic application of IT in health care, including the most widely used textbook in the field. John is on the faculty of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the School of Biomedical Informatics at the Texas Health Science Center and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.


                                                                                                Updated December 2019

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