The HealthCare Executive Group is a national network of select healthcare executives and thought leaders, who navigate the tactical and strategic issues facing organizations today and provide a platform that promotes healthcare innovation and the development of life-long relationships. Originally the Managed Care Executive Group (MCEG), The HealthCare Executive Group (HCEG), was founded in 1988 by healthcare executives looking for a forum where the open exchange of ideas, opportunities for collaboration, and transformational dialogue could freely ensue.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Chairman of the Board

Kim Sinclair
Chief Information Officer
BMC HealthNet Plan/Treasurers

HCEG Executive Director

Ferris Taylor


Diana “Dee” Cruz
VP Consumer Obsession
Cambia Health Solutions


Ian Gordon

Alan Abramson

Eric J. Decker
Independent Health

Kevin Deutsch
General Manager, Senior Vice President,
Health Plan Cloud, Softheon

David Di Loreto, MD

David Gallegos
SVP Consulting Services
Change Healthcare

Richard Lungen
Managing Member
Leverage Health Solutions

Jill Michal


Educational Partner

HIMSS20 Collaborator and Non-Profit Partner

Association Partner

Advisory Partner

American Association of Payers, Administrators and Networks

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange

World Health Care Congress


Gold Sponsors

Softheon delivers cloud-based solutions that create a retail-like, user-friendly experience and provide personalized communication and real-time support to boost member engagement. Cost effective, and configurable software that supports health plans and states with enrollment, member billing, and reporting for over 3.2M Americans.

Solera connects patients, payers, and physicians to a network of partners who are preventing and managing chronic disease.

Working with Solera, health plans and other payers securely and efficiently leverage a network of community-based and digital health solutions.

Solera helps employers identify and engage those in their workforce with the greatest opportunity for obesity-related chronic disease prevention.

Surescripts. HCEG Healthcare Executive Group. Health plan health system payments pharmaceutical pharmacy member engagement

Built to Transform Interactions between Clinicians, Pharmacists, and Patients

The Surescripts Network Alliance unites virtually all electronic health records (EHR) vendors, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), pharmacies and clinicians, plus an increasing number of health plans, long-term and post-acute care organizations, specialty hubs and specialty pharmacy organizations.

Care management belongs at the center of healthcare, powering every element in its ecosystem. HELIOS is the first solution capable of seamlessly connecting all data points in the care continuum, and leveraging the workflows and analytics to make a significant impact. HELIOS provides the digital connective tissue between payers, providers, and members.

Zelis is a healthcare and financial technology company and market-leading provider of claims cost management and payments optimization solutions to price, pay and explain healthcare claims to more than 700 payers and 1.5 million providers nationwide.

zipari hceg healthcare executive group

The First and Only Consumer Experience Platform Built Specifically for Health Insurance

Zipari is the only consumer experience technology company to exclusively specialize in health insurance and offer native understanding of the industry, which means we instinctively understand our clients’ goals.

Silver Sponsors

Change Healthcare consulting is a catalyst for your value-based healthcare system. Change Healthcare is a healthcare technology company that offers software, analytics, network solutions, and technology-enabled services to help create a stronger, more collaborative healthcare system. Change Healthcare helps deliver measurable value not only at the point of care, but also before, after, and in between care episodes.

Hinge Health is pioneering the world’s most patient-centered digital hospital, starting with musculoskeletal health. The company’s back and joint pain care pathways combine wearable sensor-guided exercise therapy with behavioral change through one-on-one health coaching and education. Hinge Health is the number one musculoskeletal solution for employers and health plans. Available to millions of members, the company empowers people to reduce chronic pain, opioid use and surgeries.

Members Over the Years

Over 30 Years of HealthCare Innovators

  • AccessHealthCT
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AIM Specialty Health
  • Alegeus Technologies
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Innovation
  • Apperature
  • Appian
  • Arches Health Plan
  • Availity
  • AvMed Health Plans
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • BeHealth Solutions, LLC
  • Benefit Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Idaho
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Zones, LLC
  • Bohemia Health
  • Boston Medical Center Health Plan (BMCHP)
  • Bright Health
  • Bright.md
  • Brighton Health Plan Solutions
  • Cambia Health Solutions
  • Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Catholic Medical Partners
  • CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Centra Health, Inc.
  • Change Healthcare
  • Cigna Corporation
  • CleanSlate Centers Inc.
  • Clover Health
  • Colorado Choice Health Plans
  • Community Health Choice
  • ConsejoSano
  • Council Capital
  • Crucial Care
  • Cumberland Consulting Group
  • DaVita Health Solutions
  • Dell
  • Devoted Health
  • Diameter Health
  • DNA & Associates
  • EmpiRx Health, LLC
  • eQHealth Solutions
  • Equality Health
  • EviCore Health
  • Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelity Investments (Health Solutions)
  • Friday Health Plans
  • Gartner
  • GE Healthcare
  • GEHA
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Georgiou Consulting
  • GoodRx
  • Group Health
  • GTM Results, LLC
  • GuideWell Connect
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
  • Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
  • Health Care Cost Institute
  • Health Care Transformation Task Force
  • Health Enterprise Partners
  • Health New England
  • Health Plan Alliance
  • HealthEdge
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSparq
  • HealthSun Health Plans
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprises
  • HighPoint Solutions
  • HLTH
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • HPHC
  • HTMS
  • Humana Edge, Humana
  • IBM Watson Health
  • IMC Health
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Independent Health Association
  • Independent Living Systems
  • InstaMed
  • Intel Corporation
  • Leerink Partners
  • Leverage Health
  • Loeb Enterprises
  • Lyft
  • MarkLogic Corporation
  • Marwood Group
  • Massachusetts Health Data Consortium
  • MBTA
  • McKesson Health Solutions
  • Medica Health Plans
  • Medical Life Holdings
  • MOBE
  • Mosaic Health Solutions
  • Nashville Health Care Council
  • Nautic Partners
  • Neptune Associates
  • Network Health
  • New Mexico Health Connections
  • North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA)
  • North Shore-LIJ CareConnect Insurance Company, Inc.
  • NTT Data
  • NYC Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations
  • Optum
  • Oxeon Holdings
  • Pager
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society, Care Centered Collaborative
  • Piper Jaffray & Co.
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Premier Mobile Health
  • Presence Health
  • RedCard
  • Regence (Cambia Health Solutions)
  • Riverside Health, Inc
  • Seae Ventures
  • Select Health
  • SelectAccount
  • SocialWellth
  • Soeffing Associates
  • Softheon
  • Solera Health
  • SpendWell Health
  • Surescripts
  • SVB Leerink
  • Synpulse USA Inc.
  • Thrivee
  • Tivity Health
  • TranscendIT Health
  • TripleTree
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • UCare
  • University of Maryland Health Plans
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • VA Premier Health Plan
  • Vida Health
  • Vim
  • VirtualHealth
  • WakeMed Health & Hospitals
  • Walgreens
  • WEDI
  • xG Health Solutions
  • Zipari