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BeginsSep 29

6:00 PM

Special VIP Networking Event: Code Black Movie

Speakers:

Mary Jacob, M.D., MPH, Resident, George Washington University Medical Center
Ashley Gold, eHealth Reporter, Politico.com
Leana Wen, M.D., MSc, Emergency Physician & Director, Patient-Centered Care Research, George Washington University

Select ENGAGE attendees and VIPs passionate about healthcare will come together for a red-carpet style showing of "Code Black," an award-winning independent film examining the challenges of modern healthcare. Code Black follows a group of emergency room residents as they confront issues like maintaining patient dignity, designing an ER with patients in mind, and battling an increasingly complicated healthcare bureaucracy. The film will be followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A.

Seating will be limited. Attendees registered by September 12 are guaranteed a seat and admittance to the reception.
Day 1Sep 30

7:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by LiberateHealth

8:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Speakers:

Veronica Combs, Editor in Chief, MedCity Media (@vmcombs)

8:40 AM

Keynote Speaker

Speakers:

Joseph Smith, M.D., Chief Medical and Science Officer, Westhealth

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9:35 AM

Who is REALLY Listening to Patients? Different Approaches to Customer Feedback

Speakers:

George Mashini, CEO, Catavolt
Suzanne Mintz, Founder, Family Caregiver Advocacy
Somesh Nigam, M.D., Chief Informatics Officer, Independence Blue Cross
Sara Zellner, Ph.D., Director of Programs, Health Data Consortium
Timothy J. Beebe, Ph.D., Chair, Health Care Policy; and Research Director, Survey Research Center, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Everyone is offering ways to gather patient feedback. But who is doing the best job of taking that feedback and using it? Learn from organizations taking patient feedback and running with it, how they've done it and how they're changing because of it.

10:25 AM

Networking Break

10:25 AM

ENGAGE LIVE: Dive Deeper Into Patient Engagement

broadcastJoin a special session broadcast live on MedCityNews.com and held in the exhibitor area of ENGAGE discussing a key issue in patient engagement. MedCity News’ online audience unites with ENGAGE’s real-time attendees for powerful insight on what’s next in patient engagement and healthcare delivery.

10:50 AM

Special Speaker Series: How I Engage Consumers

Speakers:

Ken Allard, Managing Director of Business Strategy, HUGE (@kenallard )
Andy Shallal, CEO/Founder, Busboys & Poets
Marty Moe, President, Vox Media (@Mtmoe1)

Healthcare is always on the hunt for new ways to engage their consumers. In this special speaker series, hear from a trio of dynamic industry leaders outside of healthcare discuss how they disrupted their industries, engaged the public and connected with their customers. They will also share their points of view on how healthcare can take their approaches and learn from what they've done.

11:50 AM

How Can Healthcare Think Differently?

Speakers:

Ken Allard, Managing Director of Business Strategy, HUGE (@kenallard )
Andy Shallal, CEO/Founder, Busboys & Poets
William Morris, M.D., Associate Chief Information Officer, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Marty Moe, President, Vox Media (@Mtmoe1)
Wil Yu, Advisor, Health Care Markets and Innovations, Institute for the Future (@iftf)

Healthcare leaders join our industry outsiders for a conversation on the universal truths of engaging consumers and how the medical industry is incorporating new ideas.

12:30 PM

Lunch & Networking

1:30 PM

Breakout Session: Have We Pumped the Brakes on ACOs? An Update

Speakers:

Lee Barrett, Executive Director, Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (@EHNAC)
Scott Berkowitz, M.D., MBA, Medical Director for Accountable Care, Johns Hopkins
Hoangmai Pham, M.D., MPH, Director, Seamless Care Models Group, CMS Innovation Center
Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today

There are as many mixed signals as ever about Accountable Care Organizations. Some health insurance companies have backed away from ambitious plans to invest in ACOs. Meanwhile, some medical practices have seen eight-figure savings by adopting an ACO model. Have we learned enough to know where the accountable care approach is going? Where do we stand now?

1:30 PM

Breakout Session: Direct From Big Employers: How Can Healthcare Help Them?

Speakers:

Mark Manning, Chief Revenue Officer, Eliza Corporation (@ElizaCorp)

Big employers share a goal of the medical industry: to make people healthier. But, often, employers will say the healthcare system doesn't make that an easy task. Hear from big employers and those working alongside them to find out how these groups can work better together to engage patients and cut costs.

2:15 PM

Breakout Session: Talking the Talk – Communication Strategies Behind Better Medication Adherence

Speakers:

Rajiv R. Shah, M.D., CEO, MyMeds
Dan Verel, Reporter, MedCityNews.com
Nikos Katopodis, Director of Agency Partnerships, StoneArch (@StoneArch)
Rajiv Shaw, CEO, MyMeds, Inc.
Janiece Gray, COO & Founding Partner, DTA Associates, Inc.
Kimberly Radel, MHA, Executive Director, Care Copilot Institute at Allina Health

The care continuum already offers several opportunities to reinforce medication adherence. Now the approaches to increase adherence are also multiplying: from technologies that better leverage mobile and EHR to simpler medication regiments to better communication skills of caregivers. Hear about new communication tools and techniques that are working, enabling adherence and improving patient outcomes.

2:15 PM

Breakout Session: The Best Ways to Reach the Unreachables

Speakers:

Kuang Chen, CEO, Captricity
Brett Edelson, Vice President, Product, United Healthcare
Luis Belen, CEO, National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved
Steve North, M.D., MPH, Medical Director and Founder, Center for Rural Health Innovation
Stephanie Baum, Reporter, MedCity News (@Stephlbaum)

Gaps in technology and understanding consumers bedevil healthcare as it tries to connect with some of its hardest-to-reach patients. But thanks to new strategic approaches and technological innovations, medical innovators are getting better at connecting with far-flung rural patients and select communities of colors in urban areas. Hear from those on the front lines, developing technologies and funding new approaches that can help everyone deliver better healthcare.

3:00 PM

Networking Break

3:00 PM

ENGAGE LIVE: Dive Deeper Into Patient Engagement

broadcastJoin a special session broadcast live on MedCityNews.com and held in the exhibitor area of ENGAGE discussing a key issue in patient engagement. MedCity News’ online audience unites with ENGAGE’s real-time attendees for powerful insight on what’s next in patient engagement and healthcare delivery.

3:30 PM

Engagement From The Ground Up: Navigating the Mandates of New Healthcare

Speakers:

Sandra Khalil, P.E., MBA, Founder and President, CrossLink Medical Resources (@SandyKhalil3)
Vickie Andros, Director of Clinical Services, Curant Health
Walter Lee, M.D., Co-Director, Head and Neck Program, Duke University Medical Center
Kait Roe, Vice President, Fuse Health Strategies (@fuse_kait)
Chris Seper, CEO and Founder, MedCity Media (@chrisseper)

So how do they really feel? Listen to patients, physicians and the next-generation of caregivers discuss their attempts to reconcile the wave of healthcare performance improvement solutions, patient portals, meaningful use products and other mandates. When it comes to those on the front lines of treatment, what new strategies are working and what is still coming up short (and what do they think we should do about it?).

4:15 PM

Keynote Speaker

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5:05 PM

Closing Remarks & Adjourn

Speakers:

Veronica Combs, Editor in Chief, MedCity Media (@vmcombs)

5:10 PM

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, 700 Second St. NE, Washington, DC 20002

Networking Reception

ENGAGE attendees will take a trip on the Metro's Red Line for a unique networking experience. Join us at Kaiser Permanente's Center for Total Health, where participants can network, tour the center and continue conversations about key issues in patient engagement.
Day 2Oct 1

7:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Main Ballroom

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Speakers:

Veronica Combs, Editor in Chief, MedCity Media (@vmcombs)

8:35 AM

Keynote Speaker

Speakers:

Sachin Jain, M.D., MBA, Chief Medical Information and Innovation Officer, Merck and Company (@sacjai)

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9:20 AM

Main Ballroom

PCORI Showcase: The Next Generation of Engagement

Speakers:

Suz Schrandt, JD, Deputy Director of Patient Engagement, PCORI
Marc S. Williams, M.D., Director, Genomic Medicine Institute, Geisinger Health System

Today's researchers are brewing up tomorrow's trends in patient engagement. Listen to three promising PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute) grantees discuss their projects and points of view on patient engagement, and hear from PCORI leaders on the trends in patient engagement and healthcare delivery research.

10:05 AM

Networking Break

10:05 AM

ENGAGE LIVE: Dive Deeper Into Patient Engagement

broadcastJoin a special session broadcast live on MedCityNews.com and held in the exhibitor area of ENGAGE discussing a key issue in patient engagement. MedCity News’ online audience unites with ENGAGE’s real-time attendees for powerful insight on what’s next in patient engagement and healthcare delivery.

10:35 AM

Special Speaker Series: Design Discussions (Why Did You Do That?)

Speakers:

Seth Bokser, M.D., Medical Director for IT, UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation (@sethbokserMD)
Aaron Sklar, Managing Director of Experience Strategy and Design, Healthagen
Michelle Snyder, Chief Marketing Officer, Welltok (@mnsnyder)

Healthcare leaders and entrepreneurs will take us behind the scenes of their apps, buildings and other projects to explain how they designed with patient engagement in mind. These discussions will celebrate the approaches and designs, but also deliver inside insights about the approaches and philosophies of leaders in healthcare who are already pushing a patient-driven design agenda.

11:35 AM

Keynote Speaker

Speakers:

Joy Pritts, Former Chief Privacy Officer, ONC, US Department of Health and Human Services

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12:20 PM

Closing Remarks & Adjourn

Speakers:

Veronica Combs, Editor in Chief, MedCity Media (@vmcombs)

12:25 PM

ENGAGE LIVE: From The Patients’ Point of View

broadcastThe professionals have had their say. But did the conversations at ENGAGE live up to patients expectations? Join a special session broadcast live on MedCityNews.com and held in the exhibitor area of ENGAGE hearing from patients who observed the conversations at ENGAGE. Get their analysis on what they liked and what was missing in this year’s discussion on patient engagement and healthcare delivery.