Health SystemsHospital and Health System Track

Redesign Care • Advance Population Health • Decrease Costs

The Hospital and Health System Track is your opportunity to meet with health system executives, including CEOs, CMOs, CCOs, Population Health, and ACO executives, and share your most sensible strategies for population health, organizational growth, and financial success. No matter what happens in Washington, delivering high-value care, meeting the needs of communities, and cost containment will remain key priorities in the year ahead. With that in mind, the agenda touches on these latter issues and more as executives move their strategic plans forward.

Top Reasons to Attend:

  • Advance population health and improve organizational performance
  • Develop strategies to improve quality while reducing PAC spend
  • Invest in community health and well-being to remove barriers to care and improve outcomes
  • Focus on consumer engagement and a better personalized experience over the long-term
  • Sustain workforces: Address burnout at organizational and individual levels

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Session Spotlight:

Redesign Care Delivery to Advance Population Health Management and Improve Organizational Performance

  • Develop a holistic approach to the redesign of care delivery
    • Maximize outcomes with remote patient monitoring tools
    • Invest in primary care and implement team-based models
    • Improve access by utilizing advanced practitioners
  • Identify, manage, and minimize clinical variation to bend the cost curve
    • Deploy new technology to power population health activities
    • Explore natural language processing to read free text and unstructured data for better clinical decision support
  • Investigate the potential of predictive modeling and data analytics to drive intelligent strategic decisions
  • Collaborate to create healthier communities upstream


Ben Harder
Ben Harder
Managing Editor and Chief, Health Analysis
U.S. News & World Report


Steven D. Shapiro, MD
Steven D. Shapiro, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical and Scientific Officer;
President, Health Services Division, UPMC

Jeff Conklin
Jeffrey Conklin
Vice President, Payer & Network Strategies, Adventist Health;
President, Adventist Health Managed Care;
President and Chief Executive Officer, Adventist Health Plan, Inc.

Luc Demoulin
Luc Demoulin
Executive Board Member
St. Antonius Hospital, Netherlands

Distinguished Speakers Include:

Featured Pre-Conference Workshop:

Workshop B: Health System Sustainability - Create Pioneering Innovation Opportunities

This workshop explores new models of collaboration that address health system sustainability. Across the world, states and cities face huge health and social care challenges in an environment of increased patient expectations and economic challenges. Solutions require concerted action, imaginative policies, and innovative partnerships harnessing academic, industry, government, health, and social care resources to discover, develop, and deliver accelerated health care innovation. In this workshop, attendees explore, debate, and discuss optimal models of collaboration.

  1. Hear innovative health system and industry perspective
    1. Development of a health innovation district in Greater Manchester, the first fully devolved and integrated health and social care system in the UK
    2. Progress and lessons-learned in forging new strategies and partnerships to tackle local and global challenges of financial sustainability
  2. Industry case study
  3. Open discussion and debate of optimal models of collaboration

This workshop paves the way for a wider European and worldwide perspective on health system sustainability at the World Health Care Congress (Europe) in Manchester, UK on March 5-7, 2019.

Workshop Leaders:

Marjorie Bessel, MD
Jackie Oldham
Director Health Innovation
Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor, UK


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical education through the joint providership of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) and the World Congress. ABQAURP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 7.50 contact hours through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.