Music City Center | Nashville, TN

Thanks for an amazing 2018 Festival! Mark your calendars for next year, August 19-21 in Nashville.

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

2019 Tickets

The 2019 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

Apple Watch and the Consumerization of Healthcare, Part 1

The Apple Watch Series 4 Announcement Last Tuesday, Apple announced the latest model of their wildly popular Apple Watch. Called the Series 4, the new device has the usual range of tweaks and upgrades, like a better processor and new display. But it’s the...

A Transaction Advisor Talks Consolidation | Michael Ramey | PYA

This episode was recorded on August 28 at the 2018 Health:Further Festival. Our guest, Michael Ramey, is a Principal at PYA, an accounting and consulting firm with offices across the country and deep expertise in the healthcare industry. PYA is a long-standing sponsor...

Patient Engagement Across the Care Continuum | Erik Wagner | Salesforce

Erik Wagner is Senior Director of Provider Strategy, Healthcare and Life Sciences at Salesforce, which has sponsored Health:Further for the past three years. Learn more about Salesforce's healthcare solutions here. Erik has about three decades of experience in...

How HCA Innovates| Chip Blaufuss | HCA Healthcare

Chip Blaufuss is the Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at HCA Healthcare, the presenting sponsor of Health:Further. Chip heads up innovation at the largest healthcare organization in the country - one of every 20 babies born in the US is born in an HCA...

Meet the 2018 Festival’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

Jeff Thompson, MD

CEO Emeritus | Gundersen Health System

Jess Barron

Editor-in-Chief |

Stacey Chang

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

Bruce Greenstein

EVP and Chief Innovation & Technology Officer | LHC Group

Marty Paslick

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

Meet the lead judges for the 2018 Health:Further Pitch Competition

Marty Paslick

Chief Information Officer | HCA Healthcare

Beth Chase

Senior Managing Consultant | Ankura Consulting Group

Nicholas Holland

VP of Product / GM of Marketing Hub | HubSpot

David Klements

President & CEO | Qualifacts

Erik Larsen

Vice President, Special Assets Group | HCA Healthcare

Marcus Osborne

Vice President, Health & Wellness Transformation | Walmart

The fact that Nashville is the center of the healthcare industry makes it perfect for Health:Further.

The fact that it’s a great place to spend a week just makes it that much sweeter.

The 2018 Health:Further Festival was made possible by the generosity and support of our sponsors and partners, including

and many others!