HEALTH:FURTHER 2018 | KICKOFF STAGE HEADLINE SPEAKERS

 

AUGUST 27, 2:00-5:30PM – COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME, CMA THEATER

HEALTH:FURTHER 2018 |

KICKOFF STAGE HEADLINE SPEAKERS

We start strong. On the first day of the 2018 Health:Further Festival, we’ll feature some of the people having the biggest impact on health. Investors, executives, innovators. Everything you’ve come to expect from Health:Further, and that’s just the beginning. Get to know our headline speakers, and join us on August 27 to hear them speak on the Health:Further Kickoff Stage!

R. Milton Johnson

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer | HCA Healthcare

R. Milton Johnson is chairman and chief executive officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services with 178 hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers and physician clinics, in 20 states and the United Kingdom. A $44 billion company, HCA Healthcare and its 249,000 employees provide approximately five percent of all U.S. hospital services.

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Esther Dyson

Executive Founder | Wellville

Esther Dyson(@edyson on twitter) is executive founder of Wellville (@WaytoWellville), a 10-year project to help US communities dramatically improve the health of their residents, and to develop and spread new business models for the cultivation of health. Wellville advises the five US-based Wellville communities on accelerating their own health initiatives, in Clatsop County, OR; Lake County, CA; Muskegon County, MI; North Hartford, CT; and Spartanburg, SC. Dyson is the W2W lead for Muskegon, and is actively involved in overall policy and fundraising for the project.

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Esther Dyson

Executive Founder | Wellville

Esther Dyson(@edyson on twitter) is executive founder of Wellville (@WaytoWellville), a 10-year project to help US communities dramatically improve the health of their residents, and to develop and spread new business models for the cultivation of health. Wellville advises the five US-based Wellville communities on accelerating their own health initiatives, in Clatsop County, OR; Lake County, CA; Muskegon County, MI; North Hartford, CT; and Spartanburg, SC. Dyson is the W2W lead for Muskegon, and is actively involved in overall policy and fundraising for the project.

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Marcus Osborne

Vice President, Health & Wellness Transformation | Walmart

Marcus Osborne serves as Vice President, Health & Wellness Transformation for Walmart. In that role, he is focused on furthering Walmart’s stated goal of improving the healthcare industry in the U.S. by increasing access, quality and affordability in the system for consumers. Prior to joining Walmart, Marcus was a Senior Management Consultant with Alliance Consulting Group in Boston, Massachusetts. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative. Marcus attended the Harvard Business School and received his Master’s in Business Administration, graduating with honors.

Jess Barron

Editor-in-Chief | Livestrong.com

Jess Barron is the Editor-in-Chief of Livestrong.com. With an audience of 32 million monthly visitors, Livestrong.com is the number one healthy living site in the U.S. Prior to working with Livestrong.com, Jess was the business leader of Beachbody’s online subscription website with digital videos and online tools. Jess also honed a deep understanding of the types of headlines and content that appealed to all demographics of people when she ran the editorial content team for the Yahoo! home page, which at the time was the most popular site on the Internet. Jess is a frequent speaker at Create & Cultivate and CoffeeCon. Her writings have appeared on Livestrong.com, Fortune and MyDomaine.

Jess Barron

Editor-in-Chief | Livestrong.com

Jess Barron is the Editor-in-Chief of Livestrong.com. With an audience of 32 million monthly visitors, Livestrong.com is the number one healthy living site in the U.S. Prior to working with Livestrong.com, Jess was the business leader of Beachbody’s online subscription website with digital videos and online tools. Jess also honed a deep understanding of the types of headlines and content that appealed to all demographics of people when she ran the editorial content team for the Yahoo! home page, which at the time was the most popular site on the Internet. Jess is a frequent speaker at Create & Cultivate and CoffeeCon. Her writings have appeared on Livestrong.com, Fortune and MyDomaine.

Stacey Chang

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

Stacey Chang is a designer, an unintentional academic, and an unapologetic ringleader for new creative solutions to age-old dilemmas in health. Until 2014, Stacey was the Managing Director of the Healthcare practice at IDEO, the global design and innovation firm. He left to found the Design Institute for Health at the University of Texas at Austin, a first-of-its-kind institution, dedicated to applying design approaches to solving systemic health care challenges as an integrated part of an operating health system and a medical education and training program.

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Join us at the 2018 Health:Further Festival to hear from all of our amazing headline speakers, and more!