HEALTH:FURTHER 2018 | KICKOFF STAGE HEADLINE SPEAKERS

 

AUGUST 27, 2:00-6:00PM – COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME®, CMA THEATER

FOLLOWED BY THE OPENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION AT THE

COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® CONSERVATORY (6:00-7:30PM)

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!

Then, join us in the Country Music Hall of Fame Conservatory for an opening cocktail reception with cash bar, all the headline speakers, and hundreds of your fellow attendees!

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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Bruce Greenstein

EVP and Chief Innovation & Technology Officer | LHC Group

Bruce D. Greenstein is the Chief Innovation & Technology Officer at The LHC Group, a national leader health care in the home. Previously, Bruce was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As the CTO at HHS, Bruce provided leadership and direction to ensure that HHS effectively uses data, technology and innovation to improve the lives of the American people and the performance of the operating divisions across the Department. Greenstein previously served as President-West at the New York City-based behavioral health technology company, Quartet. In his last government role, Greenstein served as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals in Louisiana. Prior to this, Greenstein led Microsoft’s worldwide health and human service business vertical with teams across the globe.

Bruce Greenstein

EVP and Chief Innovation & Technology Officer | LHC Group

Bruce D. Greenstein is the Chief Innovation & Technology Officer at The LHC Group, a national leader health care in the home. Previously, Bruce was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As the CTO at HHS, Bruce provided leadership and direction to ensure that HHS effectively uses data, technology and innovation to improve the lives of the American people and the performance of the operating divisions across the Department. Greenstein previously served as President-West at the New York City-based behavioral health technology company, Quartet. In his last government role, Greenstein served as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals in Louisiana. Prior to this, Greenstein led Microsoft’s worldwide health and human service business vertical with teams across the globe.

Jeff Thompson, MD

CEO Emeritus | Gundersen Health System

Jeff Thompson, MD, is a pediatrician, chief executive officer emeritus at Gundersen Health System, author, and speaker on values-based leadership.

Jeff led diverse teams, projects, and divisions, before holding multiple senior executive roles, including fourteen years as a CEO responsible for a staff of seven thousand, hundreds of thousands of patients, and a billion dollars of the community’s money within the Gundersen Health System. His experience as intensive care pediatrician and senior executive has shown him how leading from one’s values has the power to affect long-term meaningful change in patient care, organizational culture, and communities.

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Stage Host Mike Biselli

President | Catalyst HTI

Opening Remarks from Hayley Hovious

President | Nashville Health Care Council

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