The HCEG Annual Forum provides the setting and platform for HCEG members to come together for 3-days to discuss the innovation, evolution and transformation of the healthcare industry. Members are granted direct access, at no cost, to over 80 peers, thought-leaders and solutions providers from across the country; facing similar obstacles and providing opportunities, while engaging in real, relevant and productive dialog.

In addition, members have the opportunity to build their networks and establish career-long relationships with their peers, in the intimate setting the Forum is known to provide.


2016 Annual Forum September 12-14th, NYC

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Sunday – 9/11
4:30 PM – 6:00 PMBoard Kick-Off
6:30 PM – 8:30 PMHCEG Member WelcomeRenaissance Midtown Hotel 
Monday – 9/12
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMTechnology is Accelerating the Transformation of HealthcareConstance Sjoquist, Research DirectorGartner
12:00 PM – 1:15 PMLunch
1:15 PM – 2:00 PMHow Technology Solves Business ProblemsEugene Sayan, President & CEOSoftheon
2:00 PM – 2:15 PMBreak
2:15 PM – 3:15 PMKickoff: HCEG Top 10 & the Industry PulseHCEG Office of the Chair
3:15 PM – 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 PM to 4:30 PMTalent Acquisition & RetentionTrevor Price, Founder & CEOOxeon Holdings
4:30 PM – 6:00 PMBreak
6:00 PM to 8:00 PMRooftop ReceptionThe Refinery Hotel: Presented by Softheon 
Tuesday 9/13
8:00 AM – 9:00 AMBreakfast & Q&A | Working with NYC Unions to Effectuate ChangeClaire Levitt, NYC Deputy Commissioner NYC Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations
9:00 AM – 9:15 AMBreak
9:15 AM -10:30 AMEmployers & Mobile EngagementStephanie Tilenius, CEO & FounderVida Health
10:30 AM – 12:00 PMPanel: Disruptive Innovation in HealthcarePaul ThompsonHewlett Packard Enterprises
Alan MurrayCareConnect
John LoserOscar
Brady PriestClover
12:00 PM – 1:00 PMLunch & Discussion: What’s Next for HCEGAlan Abramson, SrVP and CIOHealth Partners
Kim Sinclair, Chief Information OfficerBoston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
Ferris Taylor, Chief Operating Officer Arches Healthplan
1:00 PM – 1:15 PMBreak
1:15 PM – 3:00 PMPanel: Healthcare Deals, Transactions and M&AKeith Anderson, Managing DirectorPiper Jaffray
Robert Verhoff, Managing Director, Head of Global Healthcare GroupGeneral Atlantic
Frank Manzella, SVP Managing Director Change Healthcare
Tom Rodgers, SVP Managing Director McKesson Ventures
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 PM – 5:00 PMPanel: Payers & Providers in Today’s Changing MarketplaceGlenn D. Steele Jr., MD. PHD, ChairmanxG Health Solutions
Earl Steinberg, CEOxG Health Solutions
Simeon SchindelmenBrighton
Joe O’Hara, Director, Accountable Care Organization SolutiosnHorizon Healtcare Innovations
5:00 PM – 7:00 PMBreak
7:00 PM – 9:00 PMSponsor Dinner & Keynote | Marketplace Shakeout – What Does it Mean for the FutureHenry Chao, Former Deputy CIO and Deputy DirectorCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Wednesday 9/14
7:30 AM – 9:00 AMBoard Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AMBox Breakfast & Networking Opportunity “Birds of a Feather”
10:30 AM – 3:00 PMBoard Meeting with Working Lunch

HCEG Integrated Strategy

The HealthCare Executive Groups network of national thought leaders presents the HCEG Integrated Strategy, a result of the 2016 Top Ten issues in healthcare as voted by HCEG members in 2015. This strategy will be deeply explored at the 2016 Annual Forum.
Over 80 executives from across the healthcare spectrum will convene to discuss the continuous innovation in healthcare, as the marketplace becomes every day more dynamic, with technology both leading and lagging what the patient consumer, the payers the providers all demand.

2016 HCEG Top 10

1. The Consumer Experience: omnichannel business,mHealth, HIX, social media and telehealth.6. Retail health care: established consumer companies disrupt traditional care providers.
2. Payment reform: ACOs, P4P, value-based care and value-based reimbursement.7. Pharmacy: cost, compliance, convenience & specialty health.
3. Population health: managing total health, including social and environmental determinants.8. Big data and advanced analytics: identifying patterns, opportunities in vastly detailed data sets.
4. Provider/Plan integration: combining functions of care delivery and financing in a single organization.9. Cybersecurity: protecting the privacy and security of customer information.
5. Transparency: triple aim price, quality and service measures to support customer decisions.10. Genomics: customizing prevention and treatment to individual DNA.

HCEG Annual Forums at a Glance

YearThemeLocationHCEG Top 10
2016HealthCare Innovation: The New NormNew York, New YorkHCEG Top 10
2015Healthcare Revolution Evolution; Inquire Within”Fort Lauderdale, FLHCEG Top 10
2014Race for Relevance: A 360 Degree Healthcare TransformationNashville, TNHCEG Top 10
2013Collaborate, Connect and Converge: Strategies Transforming the Roles and Payers, Providers and PatientsSan Antonio, TXHCEG Top 10
2012Practical Growth Strategies in Turbulent TimesFort Lauderdale, FLHCEG Top 10
2011Health Plans Future? Now!Chandler, AZHCEG Top 10
2010Reform + Evolution = RevolutionFt Lauderdale, FL
2009Solving the Affordability CrisisChandler (Phoenix), AZ
2008Four Cornerstones: The Future of HealthCareKey West, FL
2007Strategies for Consumer Health Engagement: It’s All About The ConsumerPalm Desert, CA
2006The Quest for Intelligence Based HealthcareNaples, FL
2005Innovation: In With The NewTucson, AZ
2004Managed Care 2010: Going Back to the FutureHallandale, FL
2003Consumerism: Supporting Choice in Managed CareTucson, AZ
2002The CIO Networking Experience – Proving The Value of ITFort Myers, FL
2001Supporting a World of Choice – Consumerism and eHealthPalm Desert, CA
2000Moving Forward into the MillenniumOrlando, FL
1999HealthCare Consumerism In Our Digital SocietyPhoenix, AZ
1998Facing Reality With InnovationSan Diego, CA
1997Information Technology Leading the Way to the Virtual HealthCare EnterpriseOrlando, FL