Innovation Leaders Program Speakers
Founder and CEO
Chiara Bell is CEO and founder of Careticker. Careticker is the world’s first web and mobile platform that helps caregivers track and earn incentives for the caregiving activities they provide to their loved ones. We work with Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicaid Managed Care Organizations to engage with with most overlooked population affecting patient outcomes - the caregiver.
Prior to Careticker, Ms. Bell founded ENURGI, the first on-line marketplace for private, in-home caregiving services. In December 2008, ENURGI was acquired by Univita Health, a private equity backed independent aging platform led by industry leaders Ben Lytle and Hugh Lytle.
Chief Executive Officer
American Heart Association
Nancy Brown has been Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association (AHA) since 2009. The AHA is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to preventing, treating and defeating cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Under Brown's leadership, the AHA announced its bold 2020 goal of improving the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent, while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent. She has also led the AHA in launching major new initiatives including the Cardiovascular Genome Phenome Study, the Science & Technology Accelerator, the CEO Roundtable, and the organization’s first-ever global strategy. In addition to her work with the AHA, Brown is a board member and co-chairperson of the Steering Committee of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care. She also is a member of the Executive Committee of Research!America, and on the Boards of Directors of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, and the Valentin Fuster-Mount Sinai Foundation for Science, Health and Empowerment. She is the Immediate Past Chairperson of the National Health Council.
Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH
Social Entrepreneur in Residence
Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI)
Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH
Vice President of HealthShare Platforms
Senior Vice President
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Rahul is currently responsible for collaborating with the C-level executives at AHIP's Health Plan Membership to develop and implement innovative, best in class, emerging solutions and approaches that accelerate utilization of these mission critical applications in order to deliver a higher quality of care, improving the wellbeing of consumers and driving down the cost of care received.
Rahul has extensive practical knowledge in regard to creating new, multi-stakeholder, collaborative business models as well as optimizing the use of effective next gen digital health solutions that create a simplified and positive consumer care experience. His role expands to include efforts on initiatives that have led to the creation of innovative care pathways, normalizing and sharing of data to build new and viable care measures, developing actionable and personalized programs and tools that ensure behavior change resulting in increased desired health outcomes. He continues to help develop, test, measure and iterate innovative platforms that increase efficiencies for all key stakeholders as they collectively focus on outcomes driven care.
Rahul's most recent brainchild is the 26,000 sq ft AHIP Innovation Lab in Chicago's West Loop. He is responsible for creating the Lab's one of a kind concept, continues to fulfill its mission of delivering an invaluable resource for AHIP Membership and leads all of the Lab's collaborative and confidential Solution Working Groups that involve individual payers, providers, manufacturers, MedTech, innovative solution providers and the AHIP Innovation Lab's trusted and crucial Inaugural Partners.
Prior to joining AHIP, Rahul played a leadership role as a founding employee of a successful Digital Healthcare start-up based in Washington DC, WiserTogether. Along with WiserTogether's Co-founders, Rahul was instrumental in developing their payer, provider and consumer focused platform as well as the company's "go to market" strategy which resulted in successful market penetration for the industry's first ever consumer-led shared decision making and treatment selection platform.
Rahul invites you to learn more about the AHIP Innovation Lab through their video overview located here: Welcome to the AHIP Innovation Lab
Chief Information Officer
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Frans van Houten
CEO and Chairman
Frans van Houten
Frans van Houten is CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Board of Management of Royal Philips, a position he has held since 2011. His team is leading the company into the next decisive phase of its transformation: the creation of two world-leading companies in HealthTech (Royal Philips) and Lighting (Philips Lighting), due to be effectuated in the first half of 2016. Royal Philips will be uniquely positioned to help reshape and optimize population health management using big data to deliver care across the health continuum, from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care.
CEO and EVP, Patient Care
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
Partners HealthCare, Connected Health
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD
Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, is creating a new model of healthcare delivery by leveraging personal connected health technologies and remote monitoring tools to better manage chronic conditions, maintain health and wellness, and improve adherence, engagement and clinical outcomes. He is the author of The Internet of Healthy Things, describing how everyday objects will capture and use real-time biometric data to ultimately change behavior to improve our health. Dr. Kvedar created Wellocracy, a leading source of impartial, easy-to-understand information to encourage the sustained use of personal “self-health” technologies. His popular cHealth Blog provides his insights and vision for connected health.
SVP of Strategy and Innovation
Providence Health Services
Service Design Researcher
Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
Strategic Health Perspectives
Chief Information Officer
Stanford Health Care
Dr. Pravene A. Nath is the Chief Information Officer of Stanford Health Care. He leads technology strategy and operations for the health system, which includes acute and ambulatory care facilities and health plans, collectively serving more than one million patients each year. Under Dr. Nath’s leadership, Stanford Health Care has pioneered the development of virtual care and the use of cloud technologies in healthcare. The health system has been recognized with the Hospital & Health Network’s Most Wired Hospital Award, HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 EMR Adoption and Leapfrog Top Hospital honors. Dr. Nath has served in both healthcare IT and clinical leadership positions. He held the role of Chief Medical Information Officer at both Stanford Health Care and NYU Langone Medical Center and has practiced as a member of the teaching faculty at Stanford as well as NYU and Bellevue Hospitals, where he completed his residency training. Dr. Nath received his B.S.E. in biomedical engineering from Duke University and his M.D. and M.S.E. in biomedical engineering from The University of Michigan.
Chief Commercial Officer and Head, Medical Affairs
Mike is a leader who has worked with companies in almost every sector of health care and health technology. He believes that small companies with new ideas can change health care, but only if they work hand-in-hand with current leaders in the industry. He is committed to continuing Omada's leadership among a new generation of health providers focused on evidence-based digital behavioral medicine programs for specific and complex -- but preventable -- chronic conditions. Mike joined Omada from biotechnology leader Gilead Sciences, where he spent 6 years as a Commercial Strategy executive, with experience in new product development, M&A, and marketing. Mike was previously with the health care practice at McKinsey & Company where he worked with health care clients in biotechnology/pharma, medical devices, health systems, and global health. Mike also spent time with Accenture's Strategy group working with enterprise technology clients. Mike has an MBA from Stanford Business School as well as an MSc in Health Services Research from Stanford Medical School.
Director, Institute for Innovation in Health
Katherine Steinberg is the Director of the Institute for Innovation in Health at UCLA, where she identifies, pilots and deploys new technologies, products and services to support transformation. Katherine identifies innovations to accelerate strategic goals in the areas of access and population health. She also manages The Global Lab for Innovation which advances the international exchange of health delivery innovations. She has more than 12 years of experience in healthcare market evaluation, project management, process improvement, and strategic planning. Before joining the Institute, Katherine was part of UCLA Health System’s Performance Excellence department, deploying Lean principles throughout UCLA’s hospitals and clinics. Katherine’s work included facilitating end-to-end value stream transformations, supporting focused operational improvements and building Lean capabilities through coaching and training. Prior to joining UCLA, Katherine was the strategic planner for the US Dept of Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. She earned her BA at the University of Pennsylvania, a MPP from UCLA, and a MBA from NYU.
Co-Founder and CEO
Seth is the Co-founder & CEO of Honor, a service modernizing the home care market and making it easier for older adults to remain in their homes with joy, comfort and grace. Prior to Honor, Seth was the Co-founder and CEO of Meebo, a web communications platform that reached $50M in revenue and close to half the US internet population before being acquired by Google. At Google, Seth became a Product Director working on the Google+ Platform and GoogleX. Seth is an avid cyclist and loves working with entrepreneurs in his free time.
CEO, Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services
Jeroen Tas has over 30 years of global experience as an entrepreneur and senior executive in the healthcare, information technology and financial services industries. Currently he is the CEO of Healthcare Informatics, Solutions and Services at Philips. In his current role, Jeroen is committed to creating new models of people-centric healthcare, based on the power of technology. Previously he was the Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Royal Philips, leading IT worldwide. Jeroen and his team have evolved IT to become a fundamental enabler of growth for Philips as a real-time, connected company. He co-founded and served as President, COO and vice-chairman of the Board for MphasiS, an IT and Business Processing Outsourcing company with revenues of $1+ billion, which was acquired by HP in 2006. From 2007 to 2008 he was Vice President and General Manager at EDS, responsible for the global competency centers. Prior to MphasiS, Jeroen was the head of Transaction Technology, Inc., Citigroup's tech lab, responsible for the innovation and development of the bank’s customer-facing systems, including Internet banking and self service devices. Earlier in his career, he held international marketing and project management roles with Digital Equipment and Philips in the USA, Europe and Asia. Jeroen is the 2004 winner of the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the Information technology category for the New York region. He also won the Dutch CIO of the year 2013 Award, NASSCOM Global CIO Award 2014, the World Innovation Congress 2014 CIO Leadership Award, CIO Net European CIO of 2014 Award, the IT Executive 2014 Award, the Accenture Innovator of the Year 2015 Award.
CEO & Founder