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Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE

Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer

Texas Health Resources

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Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE

Chief Executive Officer
Texas Health Resources

Barclay E. Berdan, FACHE, is chief executive officer (CEO) of Texas Health Resources, one of the nation’s largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. The health system spans a broad continuum of delivery, including Texas Health Physicians Group and hospitals under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. Texas Health has more than 350 diverse ambulatory and outpatient access locations. The health system has 29 acute care, transitional, rehabilitation and short-stay hospital locations that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

In 2016, Texas Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center created Southwestern Health Resources, an integrated network that blends the strengths of the two organizations to better serve North Texas residents, from preventive care to the most advanced interventions. Texas Health and Aetna also in 2016 announced the creation of a jointly owned health plan company that will focus on improving quality, affordability and the overall consumer and provider experience.

Berdan became CEO of Texas Health Sept. 1, 2014, after serving as senior executive vice president and chief operating officer the previous two years. With 30 years’ service at Texas Health, Berdan describes the system’s culture as one of a family where the mission, vision, values and Our Texas Health Promise℠ are woven together and modeled each day in the care of patients and their families. He believes that Texas Health was built on a strong foundation of traditions — faith, quality, compassion, innovation — traditions that will sustain and guide the organization into the future.

 
 

Active in his community, Berdan served as chairman of the Texas Hospital Association for the 2008-09 year. He received the 2013 Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Health Care Administration, the association’s highest honor. He was also recognized in 2015 with the D CEO Excellence in Healthcare Award as Outstanding Healthcare Executive, and was named to Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” list in 2016. He served as chair of the United Way of Tarrant County 2016-2017 campaign. He is past chair and a board member of the American Heart Association Tarrant County chapter, and serves on the steering committee of the Fort Worth Blue Zones ProjectTM. He is a board member of Premier, Inc., and serves on the organization’s finance committee, and is also an Executive Committee member for the Healthcare Leadership Council.

 

Bruce D. Greenstein

Bruce D. Greenstein

Chief Technology Officer

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Bruce D. Greenstein

Chief Technology Officer
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Bruce D. Greenstein is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As the CTO at HHS, Bruce provides leadership and direction to ensure that HHS effectively uses data, technology and innovation to improve the lives of the American people and the performance of the operating divisions across the Department.

Greenstein joins HHS after serving as President-West at Quartet.  Quartet is a technology company improving the integration of behavioral health and physical healthcare for patients, providers, and payers.  Prior to that, Greenstein ran an advisory firm that focused on the health care, government and technology markets across North America and China.

In his last government role, Greenstein held a Cabinet post with Governor Bobby Jindal as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals. As the chief of Louisiana’s largest agency, Greenstein led over 11,000 employees and a budget of over $9 billion. With a talented executive team, Greenstein led many reforms of the state’s health care system, including implementing managed care for over one million enrollees, privatizing state health care facilities, increasing the state’s adoption of health information technology, and passionately leading the Birth Outcomes Initiative.

Prior to his position as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals in Louisiana, Greenstein was an executive at Microsoft where he led the company’s worldwide health and human service business vertical with teams across the globe. He developed and led the worldwide go-to-market strategy and execution, as well as the development, promotion and maintenance of relationships with government and health care elites (CEOs, Ministers, and Secretaries, of health care organizations) to drive Microsoft’s value to customers in health care. Before Microsoft, Greenstein held senior positions in the federal government at the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as in Florida state government

Emma Cartmell, FHIMSS

Emma Cartmell, FHIMSS

CEO

Cartmell Venture Capital

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Emma Cartmell, FHIMSS

CEO
Cartmell Venture Capital

Emma is a Managing Director at Cappello Global responsible for Healthcare M&A. She is also the Founding Partner of Cartmell Venture Capital, which invests in and advises digital health and tech enabled health services companies. In addition she currently serves on Morgan Stanley™s Expansion Equity Advisory Board and serves in an advisory capacity to the British Government on the US Digital Health market. Emma is also an active board member of several digital health startups.

Emma is a leading health technology influencer; she is a founding member of the Austin Healthcare Council Board, founded the Austin HIMSS chapter in 2004 and was elected to the HIMSS North America board for 2017-2020. She was also recently awarded the John A Page Outstanding Service Award at HIMSS17.

Frans van Houten

Frans van Houten

CEO

Royal Philips

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Frans van Houten

CEO
Royal Philips

Frans van Houten is CEO of Royal Philips, a position he has held since April 2011. He is also Chairman of the Board of Management and the Executive Committee.

Frans is passionate about innovation, entrepreneurship and business transformation to drive competitiveness and customer value. He is extending Philips’ leadership in health technology as the company focuses on its mission to make the world healthier and more sustainable, with the goal of improving three billion lives per year by 2025.

Frans drives Philips’ strategic agenda to provide healthcare technology solutions in support of seamless, patient-centered care across the health continuum, starting with healthy living and prevention, precision diagnosis and personalized treatment, through to care in the home – where the cycle to healthy living begins again. He leads the company’s initiatives to help empower consumers to take more care of their own health and to provide healthcare solutions – suites of systems, smart devices, software and services – to customers and health systems.

Frans first joined Philips in 1986 and has held multiple global leadership positions across the company on three continents, including the role of co-CEO of the Consumer Electronics division.

Frans’ team has driven the transformation and revitalization of the Philips portfolio to become a focused health technology company through targeted divestment, acquisition and organic business development. This is exemplified by the sale of the television business in 2012; the audio and video businesses in 2014 and the IPO of Philips Lighting on the Amsterdam Euronext stock exchange in May 2016. At the same time, Philips has invested in a number of acquisitions that strengthen the company’s portfolio, among them medical device leaders Volcano and Spectranetics, respiratory care leader RespirTech, and population health management leaders Wellcentive and VitalHealth, as well as others in digital pathology, neurology, pregnancy & parenting, healthcare informatics and ultrasound. He’s also driven increased investment in R&D to establish new businesses in areas like digital pathology, medical wearables and healthcare informatics.

As a seasoned business leader, Frans served as Co-Chair at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2017. He was one of the initiators of the Compact for Responsive and Responsible Leadership, which aims to create a corporate governance framework with a focus on the long-term sustainability of corporations and the long-term goals of society. A proponent of a united, single European market, Frans is also a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists, an advocacy organization comprising the 50 largest European multinationals. He is co-founder and advocate of NL2025, a platform of Dutch influencers who support initiatives to create a better future for the Netherlands in the areas of education, sustainable growth and a vital society. He was appointed a member of the Board of Directors of Novartis in February, 2017.

Frans holds a Master's degree in Economics and Business Management from Erasmus University in Rotterdam and, since 2014, has served as chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Erasmus University Trust Fund.

Frans was named one the world’s top 20 business leaders in 2017 by influential global business magazine, Fortune. Its citation stated: “We lean toward CEOs with vision — those impacting the world beyond their companies. The 20 star executives are doing nothing less than defining the future of business.”

Married with four children, he lives near Amsterdam and enjoys contributing to community projects, sailing, skiing, running, gardening and art.

Harold “Hal” Wolf III, FHIMSS

Harold “Hal” Wolf III, FHIMSS

President & CEO

HIMSS

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Harold “Hal” Wolf III, FHIMSS

President & CEO
HIMSS

Harold (Hal) Wolf III is the President and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS consists of HIMSS North America, HIMSS International, cause-based, global membership societies; HIMSS Analytics, the market research and data services group; HIMSS Media, the diversified media and publishing division; PCHAlliance, the Personal Connected Health Alliance; and Health 2.0 the Digital Health Conference—all focused on better health through information technology.  

With nearly 35 years of experience, Wolf is respected internationally as a healthcare and informatics executive with areas of expertise in mhealth, product development, integrated care models, marketing, distribution, information technology and innovation implementation. He has helped health systems and providers across the world with end-to-end operations, commissioning, data and architectural design.

Before Joining HIMSS, Wolf served at The Chartis Group as Director; Practice Leader of Information and Digital Health Strategy. As the key architect in the development of content, research and user interface for video on demand and broadband, Mr. Wolf is a pioneer in consumer engagement. He has contributed his unique approach and insights to the birth of the digital health era, combining the traditional enterprise strategy with an end-to-end organizational view while keeping the patient as the central focus.

Mr. Wolf also served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Permanente’s Permanente Federation representing more than 16,000 physicians. There he was responsible for the development and implementation of critical care delivery strategies, data management and governance, population care management environments and the implementation of unique innovations and large scale programs that impacted end-to-end operations. Prior to Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Wolf worked as Vice President E-Business, Chief Information Officer for the Corporate Systems and Wholesale divisions of Qwest Communications/USWest. Previous endeavors include working internationally in the deployment of interactive television services in operations, content and business development; senior business management positions with Time Warner and MTV Networks; and Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company and ADVI, LLC.

Mr. Wolf is a former Vice-Chair of HIMSS Enterprise Board, a Board member of the International Care Delivery Alliance and of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. He is a visiting professor for Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of South Denmark, the Center for Innovative Medical Technology at the Odense University Hospital in Denmark and Windsor University Odette School of Business, Canada. He also served as a board advisor for the Patient@Home European Union initiative that develops new products for home care while supporting the end-to-end acute care continuum.

Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Wake Forest University and a Bachelor of Textile Management from North Carolina State University.

John Nosta

John Nosta

President

NOSTALAB

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John Nosta

President
NOSTALAB

A leading voice in the convergence of technology and health, John helps define, dissect and deliberate global trends in digital health. He is consistently ranked among the top names in almost every digital health list and has sustained that position for several years. Beyond simply an influencer, John is also defined as “most admired” to “top disruptor” in digital health, life sciences and the pharmaceutical industry. He is also a member of the Google Health Advisory Board, pens HEALTH CRITICAL for Forbes--a top global blog on health & technology and THE DIGITAL SELF for Psychology Today—a leading blog focused on the digital transformation of humanity.


John is the founder of NOSTALAB—a digital health think tank that is focused is on guiding companies, NGOs, and governments through the dynamics of exponential change in the health / tech marketplaces.
 

Kathie Powell

Kathie Powell

Chief Executive Officer

Petaluma and Rohnert Park Health Centers

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Kathie Powell

Chief Executive Officer
Petaluma and Rohnert Park Health Centers

Kathie Powell has served as the CEO of the Petaluma Health Center, a federally-qualified health center serving more than 35,000 patients in northern California, for the past 15 years.  The Petaluma Health Center has earned a national reputation for achieving extraordinarily high clinical outcomes through the fine synchronization of its “culture of innovation” and its penchant for technology-facilitated solutions.

Prior to joining the Petaluma Health Center, Ms. Powell served for over 15 years as a health care administrator and national health care consultant.  Ms. Powell holds a Master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Texas Woman’s University, and a Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology from Southern Methodist University.  Ms. Powell also serves on the Board of Commissioners of Partnership Health Plan of California, Petaluma Valley Hospital, and the Redwood Community Health Coalition, and has received many recognitions and awards, including the North Bay Business Journal’s “Non-Profit Leader of the Year” and “Women in Business” awards, as well as the State of California Assembly’s “Woman of the Year”, and Petaluma’s “Person of the Year” award.

Mitch Morris, MD

Mitch Morris, MD

Executive Vice President

OptumInsight

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Mitch Morris, MD

Executive Vice President
OptumInsight

Mitchell Morris is Executive Vice President of OptumInsight and leads Optum Advisory Services. With over 124,000 experts collectively serving clients worldwide to help the healthcare system work better for everyone, Optum Advisory services is dedicated to helping health care clients achieve their most impactful strategic priorities.

Dr. Morris has more than 30 years of health care experience in consulting, health care administration, technology, and clinical care. Prior to joining Optum, Dr. Morris was Vice Chairman and Global Leader for the Life Sciences and Healthcare Industry at Deloitte. Dr. Morris also served as Senior Vice President for Healthcare Systems and Chief Information Officer at MD Anderson Cancer Center where he was also Professor in Surgery and in Health Services Research.  At the University of Texas, Houston, he was Professor of Biomedical Informatics (adjunct). During his academic career, he received international recognition as a leading clinician, researcher, and educator.

Dr. Morris’s career focus has been on health systems, academic organizations, and government agencies, assisting them with the development and implementation of strategies around health reform, growth, technology, and innovation. He has published extensively and is a frequent speaker on healthcare reform, technology, and policy.

Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman

Professor of Economics and Distinguished Scholar

The Graduate Center, City University of New York

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Paul Krugman

Professor of Economics and Distinguished Scholar
The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Paul Krugman, an American economist, Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, columnist for The New York Times, and Nobel Prize Awardee in Economic Sciences.

Vitor Rocha

Vitor Rocha

Executive Vice President

Philips North America

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Vitor Rocha

Executive Vice President
Philips North America

As Chief Executive Officer of Philips North America, Vitor Rocha is responsible for driving growth, expanding market share and advancing Philips’ position as a focused leader in health technology across the region.

 

With healthcare rapidly evolving and with the growing need for innovative business models and solutions, he leads an organization of around 21,000 employees.

 

Vitor was appointed in January 2018, having formerly led Philip’s Ultrasound Business Group since 2014. In that role, he expanded the impact of Ultrasound to new users, new applications and accelerating growth in Services. He also strengthened the core Ultrasound businesses in Cardiology and General Imaging, including acquisitions such as TOMTEC and several partnerships.

In collaboration with Philips Research, Vitor led the introduction of innovations such as HeartModel, Lumify, ElastQ Imaging, eL18-4 transducer, AI Breast and TrueVue – each of which are instrumental in contributing to Ultrasound innovation and growth.

Prior to leading the Ultrasound BG, Vitor led the Health Systems market in Latin America, where he drove double-digit growth and market share gains and integrated several local acquisitions. He formerly held leadership positions in GE.

He holds an MBA from Penn State University in the US and a degree in mechanical engineering at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Brazil.

Vitor enjoys family time with his wife and three daughters and outdoor activities including biking, swimming and skiing.