August 27 – 29, 2018

Come join the annual gathering of people who believe we can make healthcare better, together, presented by HCA Healthcare.


The 2018 Health:Further Festival is presented by

We are a community of doers and thinkers dedicated to building the future of health, and we gather once a year at our annual Festival

Keep up with the latest on The Future of Health Blog

Sponsored: Attention Hospitals – Does Your Financial Assistance Policy Make the Grade?

This post is from our partners at PYA The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law eight years ago, establishing §501(r) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC)—a section most tax-exempt hospitals have become quite familiar with in the years since.  The...

The National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program Really is for All of Us: A new standard in participant engagement and partnership

Precision medicine is a phrase often used in healthcare but not well understood, especially by the general public. What type of precision are we talking about? Precision medicine is an emerging approach to disease treatment and prevention that considers differences in...

Technologists at the Healthcare Gate: The Rise of Innovation Collaborations

Healthcare executive inboxes across the country are filled with newsletters highlighting articles that cry, “Apple, Google, and Amazon are coming for your physicians and patients!” Between the attractive growth opportunity offered by the massive $3.3 trillion US...

Change Management | Hamid Ghanadan | Linus Group

Change is hard. Whether it's getting a patient to change his lifestyle or adhere to a medication, or convincing an executive to implement a new tool or strategy, getting humans to change course is no easy thing. Hamid Ghanadan of the Linus Group spends his time...

This Year’s Speakers

The best and brightest leaders in healthcare, from clinicians to investors, executives to entrepreneurs

R. Milton Johnson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer | HCA Healthcare

Esther Dyson

Executive Founder | Wellville

Marcus Osborne

VP, Health & Wellness Transformation | Walmart

Jess Barron

Editor-in-Chief |

Stacey Chang

Founder & Executive Director | Design Institute for Health, UT Austin

Marty Paslick

Chief Information Officer | HCA Healthcare
*Lead Judge for H:F18 Pitch Competition

Bruce Greenstein

EVP and Chief Innovation & Technology Officer | LHC Group

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