November 18, 2020
| Digital Series
Accelerate Health

Go beyond the expected. Innovate healthcare with us.

Join disruptors and thought leaders for interactive, bimonthly discussions that explore big ideas and ask hard questions to propel healthcare innovation forward with the Accelerate Health Digital Series. Find inspiration and ideas, and make meaningful connections and partnerships as you tackle real health issues with patient-focused results.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Going Virtual: The Future of Care and Healthy Living

  • Breaking Stereotypes in Virtual Care 
  • The Genie’s out of the Bottle: The Future of Virtual Care
    Established telehealth leaders will discuss COVID-19’s lasting effect on the future of telehealth and other digital tools such as remote patient monitoring, mobile health apps and chatbots. What innovations are on the horizon, and just as importantly, how do we ensure that underserved communities have access to these expanding care models?
  • Future Model of Senior Care
    Our panel of experts will discuss the opportunities and implications of current advancements in technology to help seniors maximize their quality and length of life, maintain independence and engage with the healthcare system in new ways.
  • Smart Communities
    Get a glimpse into the latest health tech advancements designed to optimize your daily environments and improve your wellness routine. From smarter homes to smarter cities, see how some municipalities are making upgrades to serve their communities better.
Upcoming Episodes

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 
Innovation & Investments: The Year That Tested Digital Health

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Year in Review—Past, Present, Future

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Pharma and Provider Collaborations with Innovative Startups

Thursday, April 15, 2021
The Future of Disruption

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Keynote Speaker
Sachin Jain
President and CEO
SCAN Group and SCAN Health Plan
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Charles Alessi
Chief Clinical Officer
Kerry Amato
Executive Director, Health Innovation
Nancy Green
HIMSS Aging Taskforce
Robert Havasy
Managing Director
Personal Connected Health Alliance
Pam Hoffman
Medical Director, Telehealth Services
Yale New Haven Health
Robbie Hughes
Jennifer Kent
Senior Director
Parks Associates
Joe Kvedar
Senior Advisor, Virtual Care
Mass General Brigham
Richard Milani
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Ochsner Health System
Skip Newberry
President and Chief Executive Officer
Technology Association of Oregon
Sokwoo Rhee
Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Program
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Charlotte Yeh
Chief Medical Officer
Megan Zweig
Chief Operating Officer
Rock Health

Advisory Board

The Accelerate Health Advisory Board comprises health innovation experts from across the healthcare ecosystem, including hospitals and health systems, health plans, venture capital investment, pharma, patient advocacy groups and other visionary leaders in the field.

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Yvonne Chan
Senior Director Digital Medicine
Otsuka Pharma
Chris Dancy
Health and Wellness Pioneer, Entrepreneur Author, and "The World's Most Connected Human"
John Halamka
Mayo Clinic Digital Platform
Swapna Kakani
Patient Advocate and Founder
Swapna Speaks
Dipa Mehta
VP Corporate Venture Capital and Innovation
Advocate Aurora Health
Richard Milani
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Ochsner Health System
James Parshall
Director of Digital Innovation
Eli Lilly
Indu Subaiya
Co-founder and President, Catalyst@Health 2.0 and Senior Advisor
Sara Vaezy
Chief Digital Strategy Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health
Anupam Vats
Senior Director of Product Innovation
Adrian Zai
Director of Research
Partners HealthCare

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Health 2.0 Annual Conference, a HIMSS Event, has been canceled. Over the years, Health 2.0 has debuted hundreds of digital health companies and connected thousands in the health ecosystem on a mission to disrupt the status quo. Now HIMSS is pleased to introduce its novel, innovation-focused content and connectivity platform: Accelerate Health.


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