Speaker Interviews

World Congress conducts interviews with many of our key speakers who will be presenting at our upcoming events. The interviews touch upon current topics, trends, challenges and solutions as experienced through the eyes of top thought leaders. Focus is also given on what each speaker will address during their upcoming talk at the event.

Mabel Jong

Hosted by:

Mabel Jong
World Congress Correspondent
Former Anchor, CNBC

These speakers will be presenting at upcoming events. Hear what they have to say prior to joining them in-person.


Jason C. Vallee, PhD, Director, Service Excellence, Office of Patient Experience, Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Jason C. Vallee  ,PhD
A relational journey map can tell the story of the patient's experience: from initial contact, through the process engagement and into a long-term relationship. Director of Service Excellence, Dr. Jason Vallee will be presenting on Dartmouth-Hitchcock's experience in this area and what it takes to develop such a map.

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Speaking at: 3rd Annual Patient Engagement and Experience Summit | September 29 - 30, 2016 | Boston, MA
 

Neal Sofian, MSPH, Director, Member Engagement, Premera Blue Cross

Neal Sofian  ,MSPH
The treatments for some of America’s most challenging and expensive health issues - smoking, obesity, diabetes, may be behavioral rather than pharmacological. And Director at Premera Blue Cross, Neal Sofian says the first step to successful treatment begins with using the right words to address the consumers.

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Speaking at: 8th Annual Health Plan Consumer Experience and Retention Summit | September 29 - 30, 2016 | Boston, MA
 

Brian Wayling, Assistant Vice President, Telehealth Services, Intermountain Healthcare

Brian Wayling
What advancements do the coming years hold for telehealth and what will be their impact on the health care industry? Brian Wayling of Intermountain Healthcare addresses the technological capabilities still to come.

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Speaking at: mHealth + Telehealth World 2016 | July 25 - 26, 2016 | Boston, MA
 

Sue R. Sue R. , Coordinator, Senior Managed Care Programs, Special Needs Purchasing, Minnesota Department of Human Services

Sue R. Sue R.
Minnesota has tested and implemented integration strategies that build on 20 years of integration experience. But Sue Kvendru of the Minnesota Department of Human Services says there always seems to be systems that can be improved.

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Speaking at: The 4th Annual Dual Eligibles Summit | July 12 - 13, 2016 | Tysons Corner, VA
 

Ann Kay Cefalu Logarbo, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, United Healthcare Community Plan of Louisiana



Cindy Munn, MHA
Chief Executive Officer
Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum

Ann Kay Cefalu Logarbo  ,MD, FAAP
Details of a pilot program in Louisiana has both reduced health care costs and has resulted in healthier patients. Dr. Ann Kay Logarbo and Cindy Munn outline the basics of their program.

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Speaking at: Risk Adjustment and Revenue Management Summit | July 12 - 13, 2016 | Tysons Corner, VA
 

John Jenkins, MD, Vice President, Telehealth, Cone Health

John Jenkins  ,MD
Care via technology is typically not reimbursed in the same way as face-to-face care. Dr. John Jenkins addresses the changing paradigms and which generation of consumers will lead the transitions.

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Speaking at: mHealth + Telehealth World 2016 | July 25 - 26, 2016 | Boston, MA
 

Calder Lynch, Director, Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care, Department of Health and Human Services, Nebraska




Carol Steckel, MPH
Senior Director, Alliance Development
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.

Calder Lynch
With the transformation to managed care in Medicaid, there are many moving pieces. Representing the State of Nebraska, Calder Lynch runs through some of the issues, while representing the private sector Carol Steckel, addresses some of the same.

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Speaking at: The 6th Annual Medicaid Summit | July 12 - 13, 2016 | Tysons Corner, VA
 

Jordan Asher, MD, MS, Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Innovation Officer, MissionPoint Health Partners

Jordan Asher  ,MD, MS
Dr. Jordan Asher describes how the leadership team is starting from scratch with their work at MissionPoin Health Partners.

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Speaking at: The 12th Annual Medicare & Medicare Advantage Summit | July 12 - 13, 2016 | Tysons Corner, VA
 

Stan Dorn, Senior Fellow, The Urban Institute

Stan Dorn
As we get closer to the impending presidential election, the future of the nation's Medicaid program hangs in the balance. Expert Stan Dorn brings up the different scenarios that need to be considered.

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Speaking at: The 6th Annual Medicaid Summit | July 12 - 13, 2016 | Tysons Corner, VA