The HCEG Annual Forum provides the setting and platform for senior level executives from across the healthcare spectrum to come together for 2-3 days each year to discuss the continuous innovation, evolution and transformation of the industry.
Attendees are granted direct access to over 80 peers, thought-leaders and solutions providers from around the country; facing similar obstacles and providing opportunities, while engaging in real, relevant and productive dialog.
|6:30PM – 8:30PM||Meet and Greet at Thompson Nashville Bar|
|11:00AM – 11:15AM||HCEG Annual Forum Kickoff|
|11:15 AM – 11:30AM||Welcome to Nashville by the Nashville Healthcare Council|
|11:30AM- 12:00PM||Opening Keynote: Karen DeSalvo|
|12:00PM – 12:45PM||Lunch/ Q & A: Karen DeSalvo|
|12:45PM – 1:00PM||Break|
|1:00PM – 2:00PM||Nashville Spotlight on National Healthcare|
|2:00PM – 3:15PM||Precision Medicine and Behavioral Health Aspects of Substance Abuse/Opioids|
|3:15PM – 4:30PM||Specialty Networks and Risk Sharing at Scale|
|4:30PM – 5:15PM||HCEG 2018 Top 10 & the Industry Pulse|
|5:15PM – 7:00PM||Break|
|7:00PM – 9:00PM||Offsite Sponsor Reception|
|8:00AM – 9:15AM||Breakfast and Motivational Keynote “Life’s Bulldozer Moments” – Donato Tramuto|
|9:15AM – 9:30AM||Break|
|9:30AM – 10:45AM||Pharmacy Costs / PBM and Rx Transparency|
|10:45AM – 12:00PM||“What was Missed in Two Decades of Population Health – Today’s Opportunities for Disruptive Innovation”|
|12:00PM – 1:15PM||Lunch & “What’s Next for Healthcare”|
|1:15PM – 1:30PM||Break|
|1:30PM – 2:45PM||“Healthcare & Consumers Going Digital – Is it Disruption or Opportunity?”|
|2:45PM – 4:00PM||Payer Provider Operations – CMS Mandates & Provider Data Management Initiatives|
|4:00PM – 4:15PM||Break|
|4:15PM – 5:15PM||Technology Innovation and M&A Market Trends|
|5:15PM – 5:30PM||Wrap Up|
|5:30PM – 7:30PM||Break|
|7:30PM – 9:00PM||Dinner with Keynote|
|9:00PM – 11:30PM||Late Night After Party: TBD|
|8:00AM – 10:00AM||Sponsor Debrief (Breakfast Provided)|
|9:00AM – 10:00AM||Networking and Forum Debrief with Members (Breakfast Provided)|
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Thompson Nashville Hotel
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Sharing the block with beloved bluegrass and roots music icon The Station Inn, Thompson Hotels celebrates this city’s creative spirit, with Nashville’s own Hastings Architecture Associates and James Beard Award-winning chef John Besh weaving an energetic new neighborhood luxury hotel destination into the local fabric.
Enjoy an evening on the rooftop bar for porch sippin’ cocktails, twenty regional brews and spectacular views from downtown Nashville to SoBro. Then head down to Marsh House restaurant for a seafood-focused, Gulf-to-Gulch take on Southern cooking, driven by the bounty of our local farmers and makers.
HCEG Forum: Business
Monday Rooftop Reception: Business Casual
Tuesday Sponsor Keynote Dinner: Business Casual
Erin Branham, CSEP
HealthCare Executive Group
2017 Forum Discussions
Value-Based Relationships Leading to Payer/Provider Integration
Payer Provider Operations – CMS Network Mandates & Provider Directory Initiatives
Innovations in Risk Management & Benefits
Pharmacy Costs / PBM’s
Precision Medicine impacting Behavioral Health/Substance Abuse
Leading Edge Technology / Disease Management / Population Health
Technology Innovation and M&A
Competitive Landscape Bootcamp
Plan Provider Business Model Innovations
exceptional networking, topic presentations and strategic information
“The Annual Forum is a ‘can’t miss’ event for those seeking an in-depth understanding of where the industry is headed; The thought leadership, networking, and content is unparalleled.”
— COO – Mid-Market Healthplan in Midwest
Nine Reasons to Attend the 2017 HCEG Annual Forum
The HCEG Annual Forum offers an exclusive opportunity to get to know better, learn from, share with and network with a select number of invited healthcare leaders. Forum attendees are healthcare executives serving healthcare’s supply side: technology and innovation leaders, health systems, health plans, and provider organizations.
What’s the Focus?
“Guiding Healthcare Executives through Innovation, Change and Growth” is the theme of this year’s Annual Forum. Given uncertainty surrounding healthcare reform, escalating costs and the importance of digital transformation as a means of survival, it’s important for healthcare executives to zero in on the key strategies and ‘de-risking’ approaches most likely to provide value over the next 8-16 months.
Topics and Presentations
The theme, topics and presentations for the Annual Forum are developed by HCEG’s leadership and members based on the challenges and issues their organizations are currently facing. A mix of keynotes, industry thought leaders on panels, and HCEG member in discussions of best practices, case studies and other innovations will be shared along with select topics from the HCEG Top 10 highlighted and discussed in detail.
The setting and structure of the HCEG Annual Forum encourages and supports candid and confidential exchange between forum participants. Press and media are not allowed to attend and ensures that thoughts and opinions expressed are not taken out of context or show up in print.
Formal and informal networking opportunities are woven into the two+ day event across various relaxed settings. You’ll get to know your peers without being lost in a crowd. And HCEG sponsors participate as thought leaders, checking their specific business interests outside the door.
Membership includes participation in the HCEG Annual Forum, HCEG Webinar Series and seasonal HCEG Executive Leadership Forums. The relaxed yet facilitated atmosphere allows learning and comparing notes with your peers. You’ll obtain information, test ideas and forge relationships beyond what’s possible at other healthcare conferences and events.
Worth Your Time?
The forum is intended to address key opportunities and challenges of today’s rapidly changing environment. You’ll be able to see if your company is ahead or behind the bell curve… and where best to find solutions specific to your market and focus. And the contacts you make at the Annual Forum will continue to provide on-going value long after the event is over.
HCEG’s Sponsor Partners are carefully selected based on their ability and willingness to share ideas and solutions with forum attendees on a collaborative basis. Only ten sponsors are allowed each year and aggressive selling is not allowed at the Annual Forum or any other leadership events and learning opportunities throughout the year.
Opportunity to Get Involved
The 2017 HCEG Annual Forum offers healthcare leaders the venue, thought leadership, peer interaction and networking collaboration to improve how your healthcare organization performs during these uncertain times. HCEG has four functioning committees where you can have an impact on the educational calendar, health care innovation, member selection and all programs throughout the year and be actively involved with other innovative leaders across the country.
“HCEG’s Annual Forum was a great opportunity to connect with many industry leaders and to get updated on the latest and greatest in the health care arena.”
— CIO, Regional Healthplan West
Recent Attendees Include
- Affinity Health Plan
- Arches Health Plan
- Boston Medical Center Health Plan
- Bright Health
- Brighton Health Plan Solutions
- CenterLight Healthcare
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Change Healthcare
- Clover Health
- Colorado Choice Healthplans
- Cumberland Consulting Group
- GE Healthcare
- Group Health
- Health Enterprise Partners
- Health Plan Alliance
- Hewlett Packard Enterprises
- HighPoint Solutions
- Horizon BCBS of NJ
- Horizon BCBS of MN
- Independent Health
- Independent Living Systems
- Leverage Health
- Loeb Enterprises
- Marwood Group
- McKesson Health Solutions
- MOBE, LLC
- Mosaic Health Solutions
- Network Health
- New Mexico Health Connections
- North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA)
- North Shore LIJ CareConnect
- NTT Data
- NYC Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations
- Oxeon Holdings
- Piper Jaffray
- Premera Blue Cross
- Premier Mobile Health
- Presence Health
- Select Health
- University of Maryland Health Plans
- Vida Health
- xG Health Solutions