4th Annual Patient Engagement Summit

April 5, 9:00am, PDT - 5:30pm, PDT

Stanford LKSC Conference Center
291 Campus Drive West
Stanford, CA 94305


Non-member Price: 
4th Annual Summit on Engaging Patients in Population Health Across the Care Continuum

The healthcare market is transitioning to a consumer-driven health market that could cut hospital inpatient expenses by 40% percent over the longer term. There has been an explosion of Patient Generated Health Data (PGHD) as well as care coordination platforms will enable specialized "smart care" teams to excel at chronic disease management, prevention and non-acute interventions. 

This year’s summit features a renowned author and speaker: Dr. Kyra Bobinet, CEO, engagedIN. The first 200 to enroll will receive a free autographed copy of Dr. Bobinet’s new book entitled Well Designed Life: 10 Lessons in Brain Science & Design Thinking for a Mindful, Healthy, & Purposeful Life.

This program has been approved by The California Board of Registered Nursing for 4 CEUs. The licensee must retain this certificate for four (4) years.

Registration Fees

HIMSS, HFMA, CHIME Member  -  $100

Non-Member  -  $110

Student  -  $35

Speaker Bios


8:30    Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:45    Vendor Booths

9:15    Introduction & Welcome Remarks

Dr. Robert Wilkov
Chair, Patient Engagement Summit

9:30    President's Remarks

Nancy Hall
President, NorCal HIMSS

9:45    Keynote

How the Technology Revolution & Behavioral Health Will Change Healthcare 

Kyra Bobinet, MD
CEO, engagedIN

10:45  Coffee Break and Vendor Booths

11:00  Patient Engagement Success Story      SLIDES

Engaging and emotional Patient Engagement success story by Kristina Sheridan, Department Head, MITRE Corporation and her daughter Kate Sheridan on what it took to manage Kate’s care among many health care providers over several years.

12:00  Lunch Break, Networking, Vendor Booths

1:00    Four Concurrent Panel Discussions

Patient Engagement / Patient Experience
Moderater: Thomas Felch, Senior Manager, ECG Management Consultants
Santosh Mohan, MMCi, CPHIMS
, Health Care IT Industry Analyst
Megan & Patrick Weiss
Claire Lande
Kate Sheridan
Christie Chaudry
Cherisse Lunt

In this session, we will: 1. Articulate how patients are engaged in the US market and how providers are using varying technologies to engage them. Establish why it is important to construct a strategy that takes in to account cultural differences. 2. Discuss the preparation and commitment required by provider organizations to implement technology solutions using an enterprise approach. 3. Identify the importance of applying patient experience best practices and how communication and engaging educational content will drive meaningful involvement of patients in their care process while balancing clinician needs.

Managing Wellness in the White Space
Moderater: Ms. Kristina Sheridan, Department Head, Enterprise Transition Planning, MITRE
John McInally, 
Vice President & Partner, Philips Healthcare
James Hickman, CEO, Better Health East Bay
Samir Batra, Vice President, Patient Engagement, Oneview Healthcare
Justin Wu, MD, Assoc. Medical Dir., Clinical Informatics Ofr., Ravenswood Family Health Center

A panel discussion of experts in coordination care across the continuum, addressing the challenges and effective resolutions involving all care team members, including the patient. Learn from experienced individuals on a ways of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into "what patients want it to be." Medical homes can lead to higher quality care at lower costs, and can improve patients’ and providers’ experience of care and facilitate collaboration across the white space to improve care.

Chronic Care Management
Moderater: Nik Tehrani, PhD, Vice President, Business Development, DynoSense Corp.
Saeed Azimi, CEO, DynoSense Corp. 
Lisa R. Esch, Chief Population Health Innovation Officer, Americas Healthcare & Life Sciences, CSC
Steven R. Steinhubl, MD, Director of Digital Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute

Payer Challenges: The role of health plans in improving patient engagement and outcomes
Moderator: Laura Clapper, MD, MPPA, CPE, Regional Vice President, Anthem Blue Cross
Jeffrey Benabio, MD, MBA, Director of Healthcare Transformation, Kaiser Permanente
Sunny Cooper, CIO, San Francisco Health Plan
Rachel Katz, CEO, Able Health

Efforts to support patient engagement is often focused on the role of physicians and other care providers, missing the payers’ contribution to help patients achieve better health and providers to achieve better outcomes. This session will address the unique position of payers to influence patient engagement and improved outcomes.

2:45   Afternoon Break and Vendor Booths

3:00   Population Health and Chronic Care Management from a Payer's Perspective

Laura Clapper, MD, MPPA, CPE
Regional Vice President, Client Commercial Strategy
Anthem Blue Cross

Population Health and Chronic Care Management are moving payers and providers toward closer alignment in an effort to improve quality, reduce health care costs, and implement value-based payment programs .  While these care delivery concepts are not new to payers, today’s market pressures presents unique payer challenges.

4:00   Managing Across the Continuity of Care

John McInally 
Vice President & Partner
Philips Healthcare

4:30   mHealth for Improving Chronic Cardiovascular Care

Steven R. Steinhubl, MD
Director of Digital Medicine
Scripps Translational Science Institute

5:00   Raffle and Closing Remarks

Jim Bloedau 
Member-at-Large, NorCal HIMSS

5:15   Networking Reception and Vendor Booths

Agenda subject to change.