Corporate Innovation at Health:Further
9AM-12PM | Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | Music City Center

A workshop designed specifically for C-Levels in major healthcare corporations exploring innovation as a strategic imperative, innovation as a growth strategy, the pace of technology, and how major corporations can work with startups to co-create transformative solutions.

Honorary Co-Hosts

Peyman Zand Interim Market CIO Tenet Healthcare

Peyman Zand
Interim Market CIO
Tenet Healthcare

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Chip Blaufuss
AVP Strategic Innovation

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Eric Thrailkill
Vice President and CIO

Hear from innovative minds at these leading companies

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The invite-only event will take place in Room 201A, away from the main festival floor, and it will be part presentation, part interactive.



Welcome: Peyman Zand, Eric Thrailkill, Chip Blaufuss


The Innovation Ecosystem: Trends, Needs and Challenges


Donna Amrhein of Innovation Leader


Building Innovation Neighborhoods

Moderated by Igor Belokrinitsky of PwC, with Neil Patel and Sara Vaezy


Innovating at The Henry Ford Health System

Lisa Prasad, Managing Director of Global Initiatives at Henry Ford Health Systems



 North Highland Industry Innovation Report

 Rob Mann, VP at North Highland




PYA on Innovation

Moderated by Marty Brown of PYA, with Kristi Ebong of Cedars-Sinai and Miles Beckett of Silversheet


How Innovators Work with Industry


Hosted by Bruce Brandes of Lucro; with Matt Dziedzic of Welltok, Brenda Schmidt of Solera Health, and Dan Hogan of Medalogix


BBQ and Hot Chicken: Learn FedEx and HCA’s Unique Recipes for Innovation

Hosted by Phil Gibbs of Disruption Lab, with Tracy Bailey of FedEx and Chip Blaufuss of HCA

To attend the workshop, you'll need an Attendee or Attendee Premium Pass to the Health:Further Festival

With your Attendee Pass, you'll get access to the full Health:Further Festival, including the TN HIMSS Summit of the Southeast and Health:Further at Night activities. For only $150 more, you can upgrade to the Attendee Premium pass for access to the Healthcare Consumer Summit on August 22.

$600 for Attendee Pass

$750 for Attendee Premium Pass