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Transforming the Culture of Care

May 7 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

$40 – $55

Our healthcare system is experiencing a mounting crisis. Rising costs, varying quality, waste, poor population health, and dissatisfaction are rampant, yet it seems that we continue to do things the same way and expect different outcomes.

Keynote presenter Danny Sands would argue that we can do better by casting healthcare in a new light: as a collaboration between healthcare professionals and patients, a concept called Participatory Medicine.

Come join this timely, lively, keynote presentation and blue-ribbon panel discussion. Ask questions and contribute your insights during the audience interactive segment.

Keynote Speaker:

Daniel Z. Sands, MD, MPH, Chairman and Co-Founder, Society for Participatory Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Primary Care Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Danny Sands is passionate about healthcare transformation. A practicing physician with training and experience in clinical informatics, Dr. Sands has worked in a variety of capacities in the health care IT industry for almost 25 years.

Moderator:

Joseph L. Ternullo, JD, MPH, Vice Chair, Society for Participatory Medicine

Joseph Ternullo is vice chair of the Society for Participatory Medicine, head of business development for Pulse Infoframe, and runs a health care advisory practice. Previously, Mr. Ternullo served as associate director of Partners HealthCare’s Center for Connected Health.

Panelists:

Dave deBronkart, Co-founder and Chair Emeritus, Society for Participatory Medicine

Dave deBronkart, known on the internet as e-Patient Dave – empowered, engaged, equipped, enabled – is the world’s best-known evangelist for rethinking the patient’s role in medicine. 

Naomi Fried, PhD, CEO, Health Innovation Strategies

Naomi Fried, PhD, an innovation and digital health thought-leader, is the founder and CEO of Health Innovation Strategies. She was the first VP of Innovation, Medical Information and External Partnerships at Biogen.

Jan Walker, RN, MBA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine & Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jan Walker, RN, MBA, is co-founder and research coordinator for the OpenNotes initiative, an effort to promote transparency, engagement, and safety by inviting patients to review their clinicians’ notes (www.opennotes.org).

Topics and Takeaways:

  • Opportunities for innovation in patient care
  • Research that supports principles of Participatory Medicine
  • Patient and entrepreneur perspective on ways that patients can co-produce their care
  • How employers and healthcare executives benefit from this cultural change

Who should attend:

CEOs, CMO, CTO, CFO, clinicians, technologists, investors and business experts seeking understanding of the collaboration between healthcare professionals and patients.

Speaker Bios:

Dave deBronkart, Keynote speaker and healthcare futurist, Co-founder and Chair Emeritus, SPM

Dave deBronkart, known on the internet as e-Patient Dave – empowered, engaged, equipped, enabled – is the world’s best-known evangelist for rethinking the patient’s role in medicine. A high tech marketing analyst before his near-fatal cancer in 2007, he has since spoken at hundreds of events in 18 countries and was the Mayo Clinic’s 2015 Visiting Professor in Internal Medicine.

Naomi Fried, PhD, CEO, Health Innovation Strategies

Naomi Fried, PhD, an innovation and digital health thought-leader, is the founder and CEO of Health Innovation Strategies. She was the first VP of Innovation, Medical Information and External Partnerships at Biogen. Previously, she was the first Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital, where she built and led a team to promote technological and clinical process innovation. Prior to that, she was VP of Innovation and Advanced Technology at Kaiser Permanente where she led an effort to identify and assess new and emerging health care technology. Naomi is on the board of Directors of the American Telemedicine Association and the Scientific Advisory Board of Enterprise Ireland’s Center for Advanced Research in Connected Health. Naomi received her Ph.D. in Materials Science from MIT and her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.

Daniel Z. Sands, MD, MPH, Chairman and Co-Founder, Society for Participatory Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Primary Care Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Danny Sandsis passionate about healthcare transformation. A practicing physician with training and experience in clinical informatics, Dr. Sands has worked in a variety of capacities in the health care IT industry for almost 25 years. He spent almost 14 years at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he developed and implemented innovative systems to improve clinical care delivery and patient engagement, including clinical decision support systems, an EHR, and one of the nation’s first patient portals. This was followed by leadership positions at Zix Corporation and Cisco.

Dr. Sands is the recipient of numerous healthcare honors, including recognition in 2009 by HealthLeaders Magazine as one of “20 People Who Make Healthcare Better.” He is the co-author, with e-Patient Dave deBronkart, of Let Patients Help.

Dr. Sands holds an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School and for over twenty years has maintained a primary care practice in which he makes extensive use of health IT—much of which he helped to introduce during his tenure at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition to practicing, Dr. Sands works with a number of innovative companies. He is a popular speaker and consultant, who blogs at DrDannySands.com and is active on Twitter as @DrDannySands.

Joseph L. Ternullo, JD, MPH, Vice Chair, Society for Participatory Medicine

Joseph Ternullo is vice chair of the Society for Participatory Medicine, head of business development for Pulse Infoframe, and runs a health care advisory practice. Previously, Mr. Ternullo served as associate director of Partners HealthCare’s Center for Connected Health. He founded the Connected Health Symposium, a prominent two-day international annual event and co-founded Continua Health Alliance, a standards and interoperability organization – both now associated with HIMSS. Mr. Ternullo has served on several boards and on HHS’s American Health Information Community Chronic Care Workgroup and a US Commerce Department International Trade Advisory Committee. An attorney and certified public accountant, Mr. Ternullo holds degrees from Boston College, Bentley University, Boston University School of Law, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Jan Walker, RN, MBA, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine & Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jan Walker, RN, MBA, is co-founder and research coordinator for the OpenNotes initiative, an effort to promote transparency, engagement, and safety by inviting patients to review their clinicians’ notes (www.opennotes.org). She is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the research faculty of the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her primary research interests are in patients’ perspectives on care and the use of information technologies to improve their experience.

Ms. Walker formerly served as Vice President for Client Services and Research at the Picker Institute, an organization devoted to measuring patient experiences and incorporating the patient perspective into care. She was also the founding Executive Director of the Center for Information Technology Leadership at Partners HealthCare, directed national program evaluation for the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, and served as Head Nurse in the CCU at Boston City Hospital. She was educated at the University of Kansas (BSN) and Boston University (MBA).

Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Cost:
$40 – $55
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transforming-the-culture-of-care-tickets-44833331702?aff=es2

Venue

FOLEY HOAG LLP
Seaport West, 155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston,02210
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