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.


Pamela Greenberg, MPP, President, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness

Pamela Greenberg  ,MPP
Tens of thousands died due to an opioid addiction last year. Pamela Greenberg, President of the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness says the treatment programs under threat of an ACA repeal must be sustained somehow if there is to be hope of saving lives.

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Speaking at: 4th Annual Payer’s Behavioral Health Management Summit | October 16 - 17, 2017 | Washington, DC
 

Alison Croke, Vice President, Medicare-Medicaid Integration, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

Alison Croke
Strains on the long term care industry are increasing - from a shortage of staff to lack of resources to meet a growing need. Alison Croke of the Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode describes the innovative approaches her state has take to address the shortfalls.

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Speaking at: The 5th Annual Dual Eligibles Summit | July 18 - 19, 2017 | Tysons, VA
 

Jennifer McGuigan Babcock, Vice President, Medicaid Policy and Director, Strategic Operations, Association for Community Affiliated Plans

Jennifer McGuigan Babcock
At the Association for Community Affiliated Plans, social determinants of health are explored as part of its strategy to provide care coordination for Medicaid enrollees. Jennifer Babcock explains.

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Speaking at: The 7th Annual GHCC Medicaid Summit | July 18 - 19, 2017 | Tysons, VA
 

Scott H. Tornek, Chief Strategy Officer, Penn Center for Community Health Workers, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Scott H. Tornek
Scott Tornek shares how the ImPact model has helped the Penn Center close the gap in its efforts to provide comprehensive and sustainable care to its patients.

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Speaking at: 5th Annual Clinically and Financially Integrated Delivery Systems Summit | September 13 - 14, 2017 | Chicago, IL
 

Ann E. Oasan, President, UniNet Healthcare Network

Ann E. Oasan
UniNet Healthcare Network has been able to lower costs by engaging high risk members in care management. President Ann Oasan addresses a few of the key strategies the network deployed to achieve these goals.

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Speaking at: 5th Annual Clinically and Financially Integrated Delivery Systems Summit | September 13 - 14, 2017 | Chicago, IL
 

Robert Pearl, MD, Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer, Medical Group

Robert Pearl  ,MD
Most people seem to know that healthcare in the U.S. is broken. But why exactly is it so damaged, and how can a new generation of digital tools and tech capabilities help pave the way forward to better care? Dr. Robert Pearl answers these questions and more in his new book that starts with the health care journey of his own father.

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Speaking at: 9th Annual mHealth + Telehealth World | July 24 - 25, 2017 | Boston, MA
 

Julie Hall-Barrow, Vice President, Virtual Health and Innovation, Children’s Health

Julie Hall-Barrow
Children's Health based in Texas started with telemedicine capabilities in a couple of Dallas pre-schools just a few years ago. That number has grown to hundreds of cases of light acuity and organizers are continuing to scale the program.

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Speaking at: 9th Annual mHealth + Telehealth World | July 24 - 25, 2017 | Boston, MA
 

Ian Persaud, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Cardiology and Specialty Care, JenCare Tidewater, VA – ChenMed

Ian Persaud  ,MD, MPH
JenCare is a member of the ChenMed family which provides concierge style care to seniors at its 39 health care centers across nine U.S. markets. Dr. Ian Persaud explains why the patients' family members play a significant role in any system of care.

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Speaking at: The 13th Annual GHCC Medicare Advantage Summit | July 18 - 19, 2017 | Tysons, VA