Convene Conference Schedule

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 
Carlson School of Management, 
University of Minnesota

7:45 – 8:30 a.m.   Registration and Light Breakfast
Carlson School Atrium
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.      WELCOME
Pinar Karaca Mandic, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Finance
Academic Director, Medical Industry Leadership Institute
Carlson School of Management
8:45 – 8:55 a.m. OPENING REMARKS: Why Convene? 
Archelle Georgiou, MD
Conference Moderator
Industry Advisor, Medical Industry Leadership Institute
8:55 – 9:45 a.m.

KEYNOTE: The Crossroads of Technology and Humanity 
Dr. Bridget Duffy
Chief Medical Officer
Vocera Communications, Inc.

9:45 – 10:00 a.m Break 
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Integrated Platforms for Improving Care: The Devil Is In The Details
Randy Schiestl, Vice President, R&D, Global Technology & Services
Boston Scientific Corporation

Successful Healthcare Data Analytics: Focus on Building a Solid Foundation
Steve Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Informatics
University of Minnesota

Moderator: Aylin Altan, PhD, Senior Vice President of Research

11:00 – 12:00 p.m

Voting Record, Pet Ownership, and Diabetes: Non-Traditional Data to Identify & Improve Health Risk
Kurt Waltenbaugh, Founder
Carrot Health

Treasure Trove or Pandora's Box? Using Unstructured User-Generated Data from Online Support Communities
Lana Yarosh, PhD, Assistant Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
University of Minnesota

Moderator: Per Hong, Partner
A.T. Kearney

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.

Clinicians Need Actionable Data, Not More Data
Darrell Johnson, Vice President Business Solution Data Science

Considerations Around Advanced Analytic Capabilities in Health Systems
Genevieve Melton-Meaux, MD, PhD, Professor, Institute for Health Informatics
University of Minnesota

Moderator: Rahul Koranne, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Minnesota Hospital Association

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Reimbursement Systems of the Future: Opportunities for Using Artificial Intelligence in Claim Payment
Hannah Neprash, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy & Management
University of Minnesota

Value-Based Reimbursement: Beauty and the Beast
Garrett Black, Senior Vice President of Health Services and Enterprise Solutions
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota

Moderator: Charles Boorady, Founding Managing Director
Health Catalyst Capital Management LLC

3:15 - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer
McKesson Corporation

Moderator: Stephen T. Parente, PhD
Professor, Department of Finance
Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance
Carlson School of Management

4:30 - 4:45 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS
4:45 - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception
Carlson School Atrium