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Peter Conti-Brown
Peter Conti-Brown

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
https://lgst.wharton.upenn.edu/profile/petercb/

Peter Conti-Brown is an assistant professor of legal studies and business ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A financial historian and a legal scholar, Conti-Brown studies central banking, financial regulation, and public finance, with a particular focus on the history and policies of the US Federal Reserve System. He is author of the book The Power and Independence of the Federal Reserve (Princeton University Press 2016), the editor of two other books, and author or co-author of a dozen articles on central banking, financial regulation, and bank corporate governance. He has been widely quoted in print and online media on central banking and has testified before the US Senate Banking Committee on reforming the Federal Reserve. He holds degrees from Harvard College, Stanford Law School, and Princeton University’s Department of History. He is currently at work on a single-volume, comprehensive history of the US Federal Reserve.

Education
PhD, Princ(Show Full Bio)eton University (History, subfields in financial and political history)
JD, Stanford Law School
AB, Harvard College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)

Twitter - @PeterContiBrown

Episode: 6/26/2018 @12:00 PM


John Cullen MD
John Cullen MD

President-elect
American Academy of Family Physicians
http://www.aafp.org/

John S. Cullen, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Valdez, Alaska, is president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors. The AAFP represents 131,400 physicians and medical students nationwide. As AAFP president-elect, Cullen advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system.

Cullen has practiced the full scope of family medicine in a rural community of 4,000 people in Alaska for the past 21 years. Cullen works in a small group practice and is director of emergency medical services at Providence Valdez Medical Center.

He has been actively involved in residency and medical student teaching for more than 18 years, providing comprehensive training in rural health care. He is an associate clinical professor at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

From 2007 to 2013, Cullen served on the Alaska State Medical Board. During this time, he also served on the National A(Show Full Bio)dvisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. He has visited several states to evaluate their rural health care systems and critical access hospitals.

A member of the AAFP since 1994, Cullen has served on numerous commissions and committees, including the Committee on Awards, the Commission on Government and Advocacy, the Commission on Chapter Affairs and the Commission on Member Services. Prior to his election to the board, he served as both delegate and alternate delegate to the AAFP Congress of Delegates. Cullen has also served on the AAFP’s Working Group on Rural Health and the AAFP’s task force on emergency medicine. He is the co-author of the AAFP’s position paper on emergency medicine entitled, “Critical Challenges for Family Medicine: Delivering Emergency Medical Care – ‘Equipping Family Physicians for the 21st Century.’”

At the state level, Cullen is an active member of the Alaska Academy of Family Physicians. He has held numerous leadership positions, including president and president-elect.

Throughout his career, Cullen has received several awards. In 2010, he was a finalist for the AAFP’s Family Physician of the Year award. He received the Alaska AFP’s Family Physician of the Year award in 2008.

Cullen earned his Bachelor of Science degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California, San Diego. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson. Cullen completed his residency at the Stanislaus Family Medicine Residency Program in Modesto, California, in 1994. Cullen is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Twitter - @AAFP

Episode: 6/26/2018 @12:00 PM


Mason Reiner
Mason Reiner

Co-Founder, CEO
R-Health
http://www.r-health.md

Mason Reiner is the Co-Founder & CEO of R-Health, a leader in value-based care delivery. R-Health transforms primary care from a siloed transactional model focused on volume to a refreshing new paradigm that empowers enduring doctor-patient relationships and continuity of care. R-Health’s combination of clinical expertise and technology provides patients with consistent access to their personal doctor, while achieving significant cost savings for employers through clinically integrated care delivery and innovative data analytics. R-Health currently has over 40 primary care practices in its network of Direct Care and ACO practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Mason is a founding member of the Steering Committee of the National Direct Primary Care Coalition, the leading industry organization advancing the Direct Care model around the country, and is a sought after speaker on various aspects of the Direct Care model.

Mason is a serial entrepreneur, drawing on broad and s(Show Full Bio)uccessful experience as an investor, entrepreneur, and start-up company executive. He has launched and managed growth-stage companies across multiple industries, including renewable energy, information technology, real estate, and healthcare.

Mason is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Joseph Wharton Scholar, a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, and a consultant and researcher at Wharton’s Snider Entrepreneurial Center. He currently serves on the boards of several non-profit organizations in Greater Philadelphia.

Episodes: 6/12/2018 @12:00 PM, 12/27/2016 @12:00 PM, 11/1/2016 @12:00 PM


Dr. John Blanchard
Dr. John Blanchard

CEO, MD
Private Physicians Management
http://www.premermd.com

John A. Blanchard, M.D. is a practicing Direct Primary Care (DPC) physician and CEO of Private Physician Management L.L.C., which is the management company for SALTA Direct Primary Care, Premier Private Physicians, and Victors Care.
Dr. Blanchard is recognized as an expert and national leader in the Direct Primary Care and concierge medicine movement. He speaks and lectures nationally, advocating for the improvement of health care quality and service through a direct financial relationship between physicians and their patients. He is the co-founder and Past President of the American Academy of Private Physicians. Dr. Blanchard is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians in the specialty of Family Medicine. He has staff privileges at William Beaumont Hospital and Henry Ford West Bloomfield. He completed three years of postgraduate residency training and served as chief resident at Troy Beaumont Hospital. He graduated with clinical honors from the Wayne State Unive(Show Full Bio)rsity School of Medicine in 1996, and he graduated with honors from Michigan State University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in human physiology. He is a member of Legatus, a Catholic business owners association whose mission is to be ambassadors for Christ in the marketplace. He is also a member of The Knights of Columbus. Dr. Blanchard enjoys hiking, hunting and fishing with his sons Collin and Evan. He and his wife Julie enjoy traveling and spending time together boating on Lake St Clair.
About Private Physician Management
Private Physician Management provides operating and management services to SALTA direct primary care, Premier Private Physicians, and Victors Care. Private Physician Management is a national leader in establishing, running and growing direct primary care practices. PPM enters into a management services agreement with academic medical centers and health systems to open and run their concierge medicine program. PPM also contract directly with self-insured companies to open near or onsite direct primary care offices to care for their employees. Direct Primary Care (DPC) offers people of all age’s unrestricted access to comprehensive, preventive, acute, and chronic illness care for one low monthly membership fee. DPC limits the number of patients cared for by each physician to 1/3 of a traditional doctor’s office. The practice does not exclude anyone for preexisting conditions and offers 60- minute same or next day no-wait appointments, and direct access to the patient’s private physician 24/7 by cell and email. Studies show the Direct Primary Care model gives patients and employers access to exceptional care, while saving up to 20 percent on comprehensive health care costs when bundled with a lower premium insurance plan. For a low monthly fee, SALTA is a great way for employers and individuals to improve medical access and quality while decreasing cost. For more information, please visit saltadirect.com, premiermd.com, victorsCare.org

Episode: 6/12/2018 @12:00 PM


Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD
Arthur Leonard Caplan PhD

Director of the Division of Medical Ethics; former University of Pennsylvania Bioethicist
NYU Langone Medical Center
http://www.med.nyu.edu/pophealth/faculty/caplaa01

Currently the Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Bioethics at New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City.

He is the co-founder and Dean of Research of the NYU Sports and Society Program and the head of the ethics program in the Global Institute for Public Health at NYU.

Prior to coming to NYU he was the Sidney D. Caplan Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia where he created the Center for Bioethics and the Department of Medical Ethics. Caplan has also taught at the University of Minnesota, where he founded the Center for Biomedical Ethics, the University of Pittsburgh, and Columbia University. He received his PhD from Columbia University.

Twitter - @ArthurCaplan | @NYULMC | @pophealthNYC |@nyuschoolofmed

Episode: 6/5/2018 @12:00 PM


Robert Field
Robert Field

Professor of Law and Public Health; Lecturer in Health Care Management at Wharton
Drexel University's Kline School of Law and Dornsife School of Public Health
http://drexel.edu/law/faculty/fulltime_fac/Robert%20Field/

Robert Field is a nationally recognized expert in health care regulation and its role in implementing public policy. He holds a joint appointment as professor of health management and policy at Drexel's Dornsife School of Public Health. He is also a lecturer in health care management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow of Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

Professor Field is the author of "Mother of Invention: How the Government Created 'Free-Market' Health Care," published in 2013 by Oxford University Press, which presents a historical overview of government programs in creating and maintaining the health care system and places health reform in the context of an ongoing evolutionary process. He is also the author of "Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise," a comprehensive overview of health care regulation, also published by Oxford University Press.

His recent scholarly work h(Show Full Bio)as focused on health reform and its effects on the structure of the health care system, ethical issues in vaccines and policy implications of genetic databases. His work has appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Villanova Law Review, the Drexel Law Review, Health Affairs, Vaccine and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He writes a blog for the Philadelphia Inquirer on health policy, entitled "The Field Clinic," which features 14 prominent Philadelphia health care leaders as regular contributors.

Before joining the Drexel faculty, Professor Field founded and chaired the Department of Health Policy and Public Health at University of Sciences in Philadelphia, where he was also professor of health policy. Previously, he led business planning and development for the primary care network of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He has also conducted health policy research at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the Center for Law and Health Sciences at Boston University, practiced health law with the Philadelphia firm of Ballard Spahr, LLP, and directed public policy research for Cigna Corporation.

Professor Field earned his JD at the Columbia University School of Law, where he was associate editor of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law.

Twitter - @RobertIField

Episodes: 6/5/2018 @12:00 PM, 12/20/2016 @12:00 PM


Erynn Gordon
Erynn Gordon

VP of Clinical Operations
Genome Medical
http://www.genomemedical.com/

Ms. Gordon is a board certified genetic counselor with more than 15 years of clinical and research experience in neurology, oncology, and general genetics. She has been working in the field of personalized medicine for the past 8 years. Erynn joined the leadership team of Genome Medical in January of 2017 as the VP of Clinical Operations with the goal of making clinical genetics services more accessible. Prior to joining Genome Medical, Erynn served on the medical affairs team at 23andMe as the Director of Clinical Development. She also held roles at Invitae where she worked as a bridge between the commercial and clinical teams and at the Coriell Institute for Medical Research where she was the Director of Genetic Counseling charged with building and managing the Coriell Personalized Medicine Collaborative, a research initiative aimed at evaluating the utility of personalized medicine. Erynn has been deeply engaged in the genetic counseling community, having worked with several gene(Show Full Bio)tic counseling training programs throughout her career. She is a past president of the American Board of Genetic Counseling and has previously served on the Board of Directors for the National Society of Genetic Counselors. She is currently Vice Chair of the Genetic Counseling Licensure Board for the state of New Jersey. Erynn holds a master’s of science in genetic counseling from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor of arts in biology and psychology from Lehigh University.

Twitter - @GenomeMed

Episode: 6/5/2018 @12:00 PM


Helen Leis
Helen Leis

Partner
Oliver Wyman
http://www.oliverwyman.com/index.html

Helen Leis is a Partner in the Oliver Wyman’s New York Office. She leads Oliver Wyman’s consumer health innovation work, and is an expert in designing consumer-centric business models in healthcare, including product, experience, and operating models. Helen provides strategic planning, large-scale transformation, and organization alignment advice to senior executives in consumer health companies, health plans, and population health management companies. She is a frequent speaker and author on consumer health innovation, and focuses her efforts on advising her healthcare clients on the shift to consumer-centric business models.

Twitter - @OliverWyman; @Helen_Leis

Episode: 5/29/2018 @12:00 PM


Christopher Raphaely
Christopher Raphaely

Co-Chair; Attorney
Cozen O'Connor's Health Care Practice Group
https://www.cozen.com/people/bios/raphaely-r-christopher

Chris joined Cozen O’Connor’s Philadelphia office in 2014 as co-chair of the Health Care Practice Group. Prior to joining the firm, Chris served as deputy general counsel to Jefferson Health System and general counsel to the system’s accountable care organization and captive professional liability insurance companies. Now in private practice, he provides sophisticated transactional and regulatory counsel to an array of hospitals, health systems, accountable care organizations, physicians, professional liability insurers, and other provider organizations.

Chris has worked in the health care industry for nearly three decades. His practice focuses on major transactions for health care clients and the comprehensive regulatory schemes requisite to doing business in the health care space. Chris handles matters involving payer negotiations, payment disputes and contract enforcement, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, organizational and governance structures, HIPAA, information privac(Show Full Bio)y and security, tax exemption, Stark Law, fraud and abuse matters, clinical integration, provider acquisitions, divestitures, medical staff relations, Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Act, and general compliance.

At Jefferson Health System, Chris served as a legal advisor to the system’s board of trustees and executive team and played key roles in Jefferson Health System’s largest and most complex transactions. During his tenure, Chris helped lead the system’s restructuring efforts in 2010 and the separation of its members in 2014, which resulted in the creation of three autonomous and agile health systems. As a result of his extensive in-house experience, Chris has a deeply ingrained understanding of health care clients’ governance structures, day-to-day operations, goals, and expectations.

Prior to joining Jefferson Health System, Chris spent 16 years in private practice representing health care clients in a wide array of transactional and regulatory matters, the last seven as a partner of an Am Law 100 law firm's health law practice group.

Chris was an adjunct professor at Widener University School of Law from 2008-2014, where he taught health care finance, and he serves as chairman of the board of The Rock School for Dance Education. He earned his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law and his B.A. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Episodes: 5/22/2018 @12:00 PM, 5/17/2016 @12:00 PM


Dennis Horrigan
Dennis Horrigan

Principal
DRH1 Consulting
https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennis-horrigan-03627b138/

Dennis was the former President and CEO of Catholic Medical Partners (CMP), one of the top performing Shared Saving Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) in the country. At CMP, Dennis and his leadership team managed over $1 billion in healthcare expenditures using a population health/business model. Dennis has held management positions in a variety of healthcare settings including: a neighborhood health center, an academic medical center and a not for profit health maintenance organization. His professional focus has been designing integrated delivery systems and using the principle and practice of public health and clinical integration. Dennis is a frequent lecturer on clinical integration, accountable care and high-performing healthcare systems. He is also an instructor at the University of Buffalo’s School of Public Health. Dennis has experience and leadership in hospital strategic planning and has worked with five national consulting groups in the following areas:

Launching (Show Full Bio)and evolving care management programs targeting at risk Medicare populations
Ambulatory care strategies including physician services, ambulatory surgery, home care, imaging and other ancillary services
Service line development for all major services lines-cardiac, orthopedic, women’s services, vascular, oncology
Managing and negotiating value-based reimbursement arrangements with payers
Aligning the organizational structure of healthcare system to the population heath business model

Episode: 5/22/2018 @12:00 PM


Gregory Brodek
Gregory Brodek

Attorney
Duane Morris LLP
http://www.duanemorris.com

Gregory A. Brodek concentrates his practice exclusively in the area of healthcare law and represents hospital systems, hospitals, physicians, physician groups and integrated delivery systems on a wide variety of transactional, regulatory, compliance, and reimbursement issues nationwide. He draws on his years of experience and deep understanding of the healthcare industry to counsel his clients on the business impact of the legal issues at stake. His clients are throughout the United States.
His extensive healthcare experience includes representing providers in resolving disputes with public and private payors, negotiating settlements with federal and state agencies, structuring integrated delivery systems and physician networks, negotiating managed care arrangements, developing reimbursement strategies both on a state and federal level, and advising on self referral laws, tax-exempt concerns and day-to-day operational questions. Mr. Brodek also represents hospitals in joint venture (Show Full Bio)transactions, including formation of integrated delivery systems, PHOs, HOs, and hospital-owned MCOs.

Mr. Brodek has lectured widely and has written on many healthcare matters, including "Managed Care Contracting Issues for Providers," Health Law and Compliance Update, which was published by Aspen in 2009. He is a 1988 graduate of Drake University Law School and a graduate of Boston University.

Education
• Drake University Law School, J.D., 1988

Episode: 5/22/2018 @12:00 PM


Cheryl Philips
Cheryl Philips

President and CEO
SNP Alliance
http://www.SNPAlliance.org

Cheryl Phillips, M.D is the President and CEO of the Special Needs Plans Alliance, a national leadership association for special needs and Medicare-Medicaid plans serving vulnerable adults. Prior to this, she was the Senior VP for Public Policy and Health Services at LeadingAge. She has also served as the Chief Medical Officer of On Lok Lifeways, the originator of the PACE (Program of All-Inclusive care for the Elderly) model based in San Francisco, CA, and the Medical Director for Senior Services and Chronic Disease Management, for the Sutter Health System, a network of doctors, hospitals and other health providers in Northern California. As a fellowship-trained geriatrician, her clinical practice focused on nursing homes and the long-term care continuum. While at Sutter Health, she developed and led a care coordination program for high-risk seniors enrolled in the Medicare Advantage plan. Dr. Phillips is a past president of the American Geriatrics Society, the organization represent(Show Full Bio)ing health care professionals committed to improving the health of America’s seniors; and is also a past president of the American Medical Directors Association, the physician organization for long-term care. She continues to serve on multiple technical advisory groups for chronic care, nursing home quality and home and community-based services and has provided multiple testimonies to the U.S. Congress. She is a frequent speaker to boards of directors for aging service providers, state and national meetings. She served as a primary care health policy fellow under Secretary Tommy Thompson, and was appointed by the Governor as a California Commissioner on Aging and appointed to the Olmstead Advisory Committee for California. Dr. Phillips is on the Board of Directors of the SCAN Foundation.

Twitter - @SNP_Alliance; @phillic58

Episode: 5/15/2018 @12:00 PM


Catherine Macpherson
Catherine Macpherson

VP Product Strategy and Development and Chief Nutrition Officer
Mom's Meals NourishCare
http://www.momsmeals.com

Catherine is a Registered Dietitian and leader in healthcare innovation. She is the Vice President of Product Strategy and Development and Chief Nutrition Officer for Mom’s Meals NourishCare (PurFoods LLC). She also served as Vice President of Medication Adherence and Immunizations at Walgreens, led Healthcare Product Strategy at WebMD and managed health and wellness programs for Ceridian, the National Institutes of Health and the American Institute for Cancer Research. Catherine earned her Masters of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota and her BA from the University of Michigan.

Twitter - @momsmeals

Episode: 5/15/2018 @12:00 PM


Dr. Kevin Park
Dr. Kevin Park

Chief Medical Officer
Care Wisconsin
http://www.carewisc.org

Chief Medical Officer, Kevin Park, MD, joined Care Wisconsin in 2017 after serving as the National Medical Director for a special needs healthcare plan organization that served 13 major markets. His deep experience with highly vulnerable populations, including the physically and mentally disabled and elderly, combined with his clinical background, enables him to drive the strategic direction of Care Wisconsin’s clinical programs. Dr. Park is board certified in internal medicine, a Harvard Medical School and magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, an editorial board member for the Journal of Healthcare Quality, and a nationally-recognized expert on medication adherence.

In spite of his noteworthy accomplishments, Dr. Park is a humble, servant-minded leader who focuses his energies on advancing our clinical practices to improve the experiences and lives of our members. Outside of work, Dr. Park is an avid traveler (he’s been to 46 states!) and patron of the arts. His passion (Show Full Bio)for art and theatre began during his undergraduate years, when he majored in French and English literature.

Twitter - @CareWisconsin

Episode: 5/15/2018 @12:30 PM


John Lovelace
John Lovelace

President of Government Programs
UPMC Health Plan
https://www.upmchealthplan.com

Mr. Lovelace is president of UPMC for You, a managed care organization that serves Medical Assistance and Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plan recipients in 40 counties in Pennsylvania.

He provides leadership, direction, and administration for the services provided by UPMC for You, which offers coverage to eligible Medical Assistance recipients through its contracts with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare as well as coverage options for Medicare beneficiaries who are also enrolled in the Pennsylvania Medical Assistance program.

He is also President of Government Programs and Individual Advantage for the UPMC Insurance Services Division. In this role, Mr. Lovelace oversees Medicare products, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) of UPMC Health Plan, known as UPMC for Kids. He also oversees a group of Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans for people who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, and for individuals who are eligible (Show Full Bio)for long-term care services. He oversees UPMC Individual Advantage, a guaranteed renewable individual product. He is also responsible for compliance, finance, and operations for individual products on and off the Healthcare Exchange.

In addition, Mr. Lovelace is Chief Program Officer at Community Care Behavioral Health Organization, a behavioral health managed care organization that is part of the UPMC Insurance Services Division. Community Care provides behavioral health coverage for more than 900,000 Medicaid beneficiaries in 36 Pennsylvania counties as well as care coordination services in New York.

In addition to his service on local, regional, and national organization boards of directors, he serves as Board Chair for the Association of Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), a trade association comprised of 60 provider-affiliated regional health plans enrolling Medicaid and other low-income beneficiaries.

Education/training:
Graduate degree in rehabilitation counseling from the State University of New York at Buffalo
Graduate degree in information services from the University of Pittsburgh

Episode: 5/15/2018 @12:30 PM


Elisabeth Rosenthal
Elisabeth Rosenthal

Editor-in-Chief; Author of "An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back"; Former NY Times Reporter
Kaiser Health News
http://kff.org/person/elisabeth-rosenthal/

Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief, joined KHN in September 2016 after 22 years as a correspondent at the New York Times, where she covered a variety of beats from healthcare to environment to reporter in the Beijing bureau. While in China she covered SARs, bird flu and the emergence of HIV/AIDS in rural areas. Libby’s two-year-long New York Times series “Paying Till it Hurts” (2013-14) won many prizes for both health reporting and its creative use of digital tools. She is the author of An American Sickness: How Healthcare became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back, published by Penguin Random House in April 2017. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Medical School and briefly practiced medicine in a New York City emergency room before converting to journalism.

Twitter - @RosenthalHealth
Book - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IOHQ9LO/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
NY Times - https://www.nytimes.com/by/elisabeth-rosenthal

Episodes: 5/8/2018 @12:00 PM, 7/18/2017 @12:00 PM, 6/20/2017 @12:00 PM


Annie Lamont
Annie Lamont

Co-founder & Managing Partner
Oak HC/FT
http://www.oakhcft.com

Annie Lamont has more than 30 years of experience as a venture capitalist investing in transformative companies and entrepreneurs.

In 2014, Annie, along with Patricia Kemp and Andrew Adams, launched Oak HC/FT, a venture capital fund investing in early to growth stage tech-enabled companies shaping the future of healthcare information and financial services. Prior to founding Oak HC/FT, Annie served as a Managing Partner at Oak Investment Partners.

Annie has been ranked as a top healthcare and fintech investor on the Forbes Midas List, a Top 100 Venture Capitalist by CB Insights and The New York Times and recognized as a top fintech investor by Institutional Investor’s FinTech Finance 40 ranking. She was also the inaugural recipient of the National Venture Capital Association's award for Excellence in Healthcare Innovation. She also serves on the board of HCA, and previously served on the Stanford Board of Trustees. Annie received her bachelor’s degree in political science(Show Full Bio) from Stanford University.

Twitter - @annielamont

Episode: 5/1/2018 @12:00 PM


Camille Samuels
Camille Samuels

Partner
Venrock
http://www.venrock.com

Camille Samuels is a Partner at Venrock, a venture capital firm originally established in the late 1960s as the venture arm of the Rockefeller family. Her investment interests span early-stage biotech to medical devices to consumer health. For instance, she serves on the board of directors of Unity biotech, a healthspan and longevity company.

Prior to Venrock, Cami spent over a decade as a Managing Director at Versant Ventures, a leading life sciences venture capital firm. While at Versant, Cami seeded Kythera (makers of Kybella) and served on the company’s board through its IPO and eventual sale to Allergan for $2.1 B. In addition, she served as a board member or a board observer on many other innovative healthcare companies including Achaogen (AKAO), Carmenta (acq. by Progenity), Fluidigm (FLDM), Genomic Health (GHDX), Novacardia (acquired by Merck), ParAllele (acq. by Affymetrix), and Syrrx (acq. by Takeda).

Twitter - @CamiSamuelsVC

Episode: 5/1/2018 @12:00 PM


Adele C Olivia
Adele C Olivia

Founding Partner
1315 Capital
http://www.1315capital.com

Adele Oliva has decades of finance and healthcare experience, including 20 years in private equity focused on commercial stage specialty pharmaceutical, medical technology, and healthcare service investments. Adele co-founded 1315 Capital in 2014 to establish a firm focused on healthcare growth investing. She was recruited to Quaker Partners in 2007 to expand their growth stage investing practice. Prior to Quaker, Adele was Co-Head of US Healthcare at Apax Partners, where she started in 1997.

Forbes recognized Adele on its Midas List of top 100 technology investors worldwide, top 10 life science investors, and top women in venture capital. In 2016, Adele was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as part of the Power 76 list of the region’s most influential people. Prior to entering private equity as a Kauffman Fellow, Adele held roles at CoreStates and Baxter Healthcare. Adele received a BSc from St. Joseph’s University and an MBA from Cornell University, where she was(Show Full Bio) awarded the Albert Fried Fellowship.
Adele has served on the board of Ascent Healthcare Solutions (acquired by Stryker), EKR Therapeutics (acquired by Cornerstone Therapeutics), ESP Pharma (acquired by Protein Design Labs), Esprit Pharma (acquired by Allergan), Precision Dermatology (acquired by Valeant), Prometheus Labs (acquired by Nestle), and SkinMedica (acquired by Allergan). She currently serves on the boards of Colorescience, Genoptix, Innovative Health, NovaSom, Onkos Surgical, and TELA Bio.

Episode: 5/1/2018 @12:00 PM


Aneesh Chopra
Aneesh Chopra

President
CareJourney
http://carejourney.com/

Aneesh Chopra is the President of CareJourney, an open data intelligence service launched by Hunch Analytics, a “hatchery” he co-founded incubating ideas that improve the productivity of health and education markets.

From 2009-2012, he served as the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer and prior to that, as Virginia’s 4th Secretary of Technology. His public service focused on better public/private collaboration as described in his book, "Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government.”

In 2011, he was named to Modern Healthcare's list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and in 2008, to Government Technology magazine's Top 25 in their Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers issue. He is a Member of the Council on Virginia’s Future, earned his master's degree in public policy from Harvard Kennedy School in 1997 and his bachelor's degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1994.

Twitter - @AneeshChopra

Episode: 4/24/2018 @12:00 PM


Michael Restuccia
Michael Restuccia

Senior Vice President and Chief
Penn Medicine
https://www.pennmedicine.org/information-services

Michael Restuccia is the senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) at Penn Medicine. Restuccia has over twenty-five years of healthcare information technology experience and has worked nearly all his career in the healthcare information technology provider, vendor and consulting services industries.

Through his tenure as SVP and CIO, Penn Medicine has achieved many advances in healthcare technology. Most recently in 2017, Penn Medicine became the first academic health system to fully deploy the integrated Epic Corporation application platform (AKA: PennChart) in the ambulatory, inpatient, and homecare settings. This platform integration has further enabled innovations in patient care, revenue cycle and precision medicine.

In 2016, Restuccia was recognized by Computerworld as a Top 100 Chief Information Officer (CIO). Under his leadership, the Penn Medicine IS team was recognized as a consistent “Most Wired” award winner over the last decade. The team place(Show Full Bio)d 4th in the 2016 Information Week Elite 100 and ranked 9th nationally in 2015. Additionally, Restuccia received a Smart CXO award, as a leading CIO, from Philadelphia Smart CEO Magazine in March 2012 for his leadership in maintaining and building on Penn Medicine’s implementation of technology and innovation to advance patient care.

Prior to joining Penn Medicine as an IS management consultant in 2006, Mr. Restuccia served as President of MedMatica Consulting Associates, a healthcare information technology consulting firm that has been recognized as a four-time recipient of the Inc. Magazine 5,000 Fastest Growing, Privately Held Companies in the US and the Philadelphia region.

While at MedMatica, Restuccia served as the Interim Chief Information Officer for several healthcare organizations, including Phoenixville Hospital, Doylestown Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Prior to MedMatica, Restuccia served in leadership roles with several other healthcare information technology firms, including First Consulting Group and Shared Medical Systems (now Cerner Corp.). Restuccia achieved a Bachelor of Science degree from Rider University and earned his MBA from Villanova University.

Episode: 4/24/2018 @12:00 PM


C. William Hanson III
C. William Hanson III

Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President, UPHS
Penn Medicine
https://www.pennmedicine.org

C. William Hanson, III, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Surgery and Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, is an internist, anesthesiologist and intensivist. He is currently the Chief Medical Information Officer and Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Dr. Hanson has extensive experience in medical informatics and was Visiting Professor in the Princeton University Department of Computer Science between 2002 and 2005. Dr. Hanson’s anesthetic specialty is cardiac anesthesia (cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, lung and heart transplantation).

His research using “electronic nose” technology to detect diseases such as pneumonia and sinusitis by breath analysis has been featured in Scientific American. He recently published The Edge of Medicine: The Technology That Will Change Our Lives, a non-fiction book profiling innovations in biotechnology that are changing the delivery of medical care and the ways in wh(Show Full Bio)ich they’re altering the human experience.

Also in a recently published, Smart Medicine: How the Changing Role of Doctors Will Revolutionize Health Care, Dr. Hanson reveals the revolutionary changes that will soon be sweeping through the medical community. Dr. Hanson’s research has been featured in national and international publications, including Popular Science, U.S. News and World Report, and has been a guest on NPR’s Fresh Air as well as television documentaries on the Discovery Channel.

Episode: 4/24/2018 @12:00 PM


Sarah Karlin-Smith
Sarah Karlin-Smith

Health Care Reporter
Politico.com
http://www.politico.com

Sarah Karlin-Smith is a health care reporter at POLITICO, specializing in the policy and politics that affect the pharmaceutical industry and patient access to medicine. Based in Washington, DC, her work explores how government policies influence how drugs are developed, what diseases are prioritized by scientists, and who gets access to medicines and at what cost. Sarah also writes about complex bioethical topics like DNA editing of human embryos, dying patients’ access to experimental drugs, and how society regulates anti-aging drugs.

Sarah has covered health care for seven years. Prior to joining POLITICO in 2015, she followed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and drug policy at The Pink Sheet and FDAnews.

Sarah was selected for and attended a 2016 Harvard Medical School media fellowship on bioethics and, in 2014, was an Association of Health Care Journalists-National Library of Medicine Fellow. She graduated with special honors in journalism and mass communicatio(Show Full Bio)n from The George Washington University where she minored in American studies.

Episode: 4/17/2018 @12:00 PM


Ed Silverman
Ed Silverman

Pharmalot columnist and senior writer
STAT News
https://www.statnews.com/

Ed Silverman, senior writer and Pharmalot columnist, has covered the pharmaceutical industry for the past two decades. He previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, The Star-Ledger of New Jersey, New York Newsday and Investor’s Business Daily, among other publications. Along with several former Wall Street Journal colleagues, Ed was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in explanatory journalism for a series of stories on prescription pricing. He earned an accounting degree from Binghamton University and a master’s in journalism from New York University.

Website - https://www.statnews.com/staff/ed-silverman/
Twitter - @statnews; @pharmalot

Episode: 4/17/2018 @12:00 PM


Dale Van Demark
Dale Van Demark

Partner
McDermott, Will, and Emery
https://www.mwe.com/en/team/v/van-demark-dale

Dale C. Van Demark advises clients in the health industry on strategic transactions and the evolution of health care delivery models. He has extensive experience in health system affiliations and joint venture transactions. Dale also provides counseling on the development of technology in health care delivery, with a particular emphasis on telemedicine. Dale has been at the forefront of advising clients with respect to the globalization of the US health care industry. He advises US and non-US enterprises with respect to the formation of cross-border affiliations and international patient programs. In addition to writing regularly on matters related to his practice, Dale has spoken at numerous conferences around the world on the globalization of health care.

Episode: 4/10/2018 @12:00 PM