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Health Connect South 2018

September 27, 2018

$75 – $249

Join us Thursday, September 27th at the Georgia Aquarium to hear renowned leaders in health talk about “A Connected Future.”  The mission of Health Connect South is to serve the health community as a sustainable platform for regional health collaborations. Through our collective work, we seek to define and advance the Southeast’s role in the future of health. Serving as a gateway between health industry silos, we seek to facilitate unique and meaningful partnerships.

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The Importance of Collaboration in Innovation
Rubin Pillay, MD – Assistant Dean and Chief Innovation Officer, University of Alabama, Birmingham

AI vs. MD: The Evolution of Tech in Healthcare
Ben Greenberg – Vice President Product & User Experience, WebMD Medscape
Martin Entwistle – President and CEO Ares Health System, Ares Health System
Carolyn Meltzer, MD – William P. Timmie Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology, Associate Dean School of Medicine, Emory

Critical Issues in the Future of Health
Susan Dentzer: – President and CEO, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation, (NEHI)

Telehealth Improving Healthcare Across the South and the Globe
Don Mueller – CEO, Children’s Hospital at Erlanger
Tanya Mack – President, Women’s Telehealth
Michelle Madison – Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLC
Tamara Flowers – Vice President Sales and Business Development, Verizon Cellular

Game Changers: New Medicine
Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD – President and Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine
Tony Wang, JD – COO, Color Genomics
Vence L. Bonham,Jr. JD – Senior Advisor to the NHGRI Director on Genomics and Health Disparities, NIH

Critical Data for All: Integrated Health Information
Donald Palmisano, Jr. – Executive Director, Medical Association of Georgia
Laura McCrary, EdD – Senior Vice President, KaMMCO Health Solutions, Inc.
Thomas Bat, MD – CEO and Medical Director, North Atlanta Primary Care

Making the rounds: Doctors Leading from the Frontlines
Patrice Harris, MD, MA – President-Elect of American Medical Association

The Opioid Epidemic: Signs of Success
David Rubinger – Market President and Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle
Deb Houry, MD – Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC)
Jon Zibbell, PhD – Senior Public Health Analyst, Behavioral & Urban Health Program, RTI
Elizabeth Thompson, CEO, National Osteoporosis Foundation

Health Investments: Cultivating Innovation
Bob Crutchfield – Managing Director, BrightEdge Venture Fund
LA Galyon – Managing Director, Brentwood Capital
Sri Mani – Vice President Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs
Christy Shaffer – Partner, Hatteras Venture Partners
Shyam Parekh – Director of Strategy and Development, Avanos Medical

Accelerating IT into Healthcare
Scott Boden, MD –  Vice President Business Innovation, Emory Healthcare
Roy Duvall – Senior Vice President of Engineering, Sharecare
Marc Overcash – Deputy Chief Information Officer, Emory University
Will Ellaissi, MBA – Director, Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

Industry and Innovation – Collaborating for the Future
Kirk Barnes – Start-Up Catalyst, Advanced Technology Development Center,  (ATDC)
David Weeks – Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, National Account Service Company (NASCO) of Blue Cross Blue Shield

Value Based Healthcare
Jacques J. Sokolov, MD – Chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions, Inc





September 27, 2018
$75 – $249
Event Category:


Health Connect South


Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
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