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 PM Board Kick-Off
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM HCEG Member Welcome Renaissance Midtown Hotel 
Monday – 9/12
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Technology is Accelerating the Transformation of Healthcare Constance Sjoquist, Research Director Gartner
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM How Technology Solves Business Problems Eugene Sayan, President & CEO Softheon
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM Kickoff: HCEG Top 10 & the Industry Pulse HCEG Office of the Chair
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM Talent Acquisition & Retention Trevor Price, Founder & CEO Oxeon Holdings
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Break
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Rooftop Reception The Refinery Hotel: Presented by Softheon 
Tuesday 9/13
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast & Q&A | Working with NYC Unions to Effectuate Change Claire Levitt, NYC Deputy Commissioner  NYC Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Break
9:15 AM -10:30 AM Employers & Mobile Engagement Stephanie Tilenius, CEO & Founder Vida Health
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Panel: Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Paul Thompson Hewlett Packard Enterprises
Alan Murray CareConnect
John Loser Oscar
Brady Priest Clover
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch & Discussion: What’s Next for HCEG Alan Abramson, SrVP and CIO Health Partners
Kim Sinclair, Chief Information Officer Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
Ferris Taylor, Chief Operating Officer  Arches Healthplan
1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Break
1:15 PM – 3:00 PM Panel: Healthcare Deals, Transactions and M&A Keith Anderson, Managing Director Piper Jaffray
Robert Verhoff, Managing Director, Head of Global Healthcare Group General Atlantic
Frank Manzella, SVP Managing Director  Change Healthcare
Tom Rodgers, SVP Managing Director  McKesson Ventures
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Panel: Payers & Providers in Today’s Changing Marketplace Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD. PHD, Chairman xG Health Solutions
Earl Steinberg, CEO xG Health Solutions
Simeon Schindelmen Brighton
Joe O’Hara, Director, Accountable Care Organization Solutiosn Horizon Healtcare Innovations
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Break
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sponsor Dinner & Keynote | Marketplace Shakeout – What Does it Mean for the Future Henry Chao, Former Deputy CIO and Deputy Director Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Wednesday 9/14
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Board Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Box Breakfast & Networking Opportunity “Birds of a Feather”
10:30 AM – 3:00 PM Board 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

Year Theme Location HCEG Top 10
2016 HealthCare Innovation: The New Norm New York, New York HCEG Top 10
2015 Healthcare Revolution Evolution; Inquire Within” Fort Lauderdale, FL HCEG Top 10
2014 Race for Relevance: A 360 Degree Healthcare Transformation Nashville, TN HCEG Top 10
2013 Collaborate, Connect and Converge: Strategies Transforming the Roles and Payers, Providers and Patients San Antonio, TX HCEG Top 10
2012 Practical Growth Strategies in Turbulent Times Fort Lauderdale, FL HCEG Top 10
2011 Health Plans Future? Now! Chandler, AZ HCEG Top 10
2010 Reform + Evolution = Revolution Ft Lauderdale, FL
2009 Solving the Affordability Crisis Chandler (Phoenix), AZ
2008 Four Cornerstones: The Future of HealthCare Key West, FL
2007 Strategies for Consumer Health Engagement: It’s All About The Consumer Palm Desert, CA
2006 The Quest for Intelligence Based Healthcare Naples, FL
2005 Innovation: In With The New Tucson, AZ
2004 Managed Care 2010: Going Back to the Future Hallandale, FL
2003 Consumerism: Supporting Choice in Managed Care Tucson, AZ
2002 The CIO Networking Experience – Proving The Value of IT Fort Myers, FL
2001 Supporting a World of Choice – Consumerism and eHealth Palm Desert, CA
2000 Moving Forward into the Millennium Orlando, FL
1999 HealthCare Consumerism In Our Digital Society Phoenix, AZ
1998 Facing Reality With Innovation San Diego, CA
1997 Information Technology Leading the Way to the Virtual HealthCare Enterprise Orlando, FL