National Business Group on Health - 2016 Conference

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Business Health Agenda (BHA) 2016 Presentations*

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Survey Reports

Survey Results and Analysis of the National Business Group on Health Joint Surveys

Consumer Health Mindset with Aon Hewitt

  • Joann Hall Swenson, Principal, Aon Hewitt

Emerging Technology to Engage Employees with Xerox HR Services

  • Scot Marcotte, Client Technology Leader, Xerox HR Services

Physician Perspectives on Payment Delivery Reform with Fidelity Investments

  • Sunit Patel, Senior Vice President, Fidelity Investments

Roundtables and Keynote Addresses

Closing Session Roundtable: Total Cost of Care

  • Andy Hiles, Vice President, Strategy, Actuarial & Underwriting, National Accounts, Aetna, Inc.
  • John Horvath, Staff Vice President and Actuary, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Tim Jarvis, Partner, Mercer
  • Michael Morrow, US-Chief Actuary, Aon Hewitt
  • Farzad Mostashari, Founder and CEO, Aledade Inc.
  • Richard Viesta, Chief Actuary, National Accounts, UnitedHealthcare

Closing Keynote Address: Healthy System Transformation: How Employers Should Get Involved

  • Patrick Conway, MD, Deputy Administrator for Innovation & Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Plenary Sessions

Plenary Session 1: Are ACOs the Future of Health Care Delivery?

  • Eric Parmenter, Vice President of Employer Solutions, Evolent Health
  • Steve Raetzman, President, Health Value Directions
  • John Von Arb, Vice President of Corporate Health and Employer Relations, Vanderbilt Health

Plenary Session 3: Specialty Medication Management and What's in the Pipeline

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Sessions 1

Concurrent Session 1A: From On-site Clinics to On-site Medical Homes
Managing Your Medications: Impacting Prescription Cost, Compliance, Efficacy

  • Kim Boaz, PharmD, Health Clinic Pharmacist, Cerner Corporation
  • Arielle Bogorad, Senior Director, Worldwide Benefits, Wellness and Fitness, Cerner Corporation
  • Jessica Lea, President and CEO, Tria Health

Concurrent Session 1B: From Fee-for-Service to Paying for Value
Leveraging Delivery System Transformation in the Creation of a Medical Neighborhood

  • Christy Gunier, Director, International Benefits, Cummins, Inc.
  • Christina Miles, Senior Vice President, Aon Health

Concurrent Sessions 2

Concurrent Session 2B: Enhancing Engagement by Informing and Rewarding Patients and Providers

  • Doug Sturnick, Vice President of Managed Care, Cedars-Sinai Health System; Vice President of Managed Care and Payer Relations, Vivity Consumer Engagement Committee
  • Jason Bibelheimer, Vice President, Global HR Operations, Western Digital
  • Paige Rothermel, Vice President and General Manager, Large Group Business, Anthem

Concurrent Sessions 3

Concurrent Session 3A: Leveraging Technology to Reach the Home

  • Marc Siry, Vice President, Strategic Development, Comcast
  • Lydia Campbell, MD, Well-being Director - Americas, IBM Corporation
  • Bob Ihrie, Senior Vice President, Compensation and Benefits, Lowe's Companies Inc.
  • Chris Stenzel, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Innovation, Kaiser Permanente

Concurrent Session 3B: Finding Solutions to Improve Mental Health

  • Kent Bradley, Former Chief Medical Officer, Safeway Inc., Former President, Safeway Health
  • Collier Case, Director, Health and Productivity Benefits, Sprint Corporation
  • Seth Cohen, Vice President, Strategic Accounts, Castlight Health

Concurrent Sessions 4

Concurrent Session 4A: Applying a "Segment of One" Strategy to Improve Engagement and Health Outcomes

  • Andy Rosa, Director HR, Benefits & Workforce Health, AmeriGas
  • Alan Spiro, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Accolade
  • Renya Spak, Partner, Health Innovation Team, Mercer

Breakout Session 4B: Another Year In: Checking In on the (Re)evolution in Value-Based Care and ACOs

  • Scott Kirschner, Director, Benefits Strategy, Iron Mountain
  • Sally Welborn, Senior Vice President, Global Benefits, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  • Tamra Lair, PhD, Partner, Mercer

Breakout Session 4C: Back to the Future: Narrow Networks

  • Milt Ezzard, Senior Director, Global Benefits, Activision Blizzard
  • Donna Sexton, Director, Employee Benefits, Costco Wholesale
  • Owen Tripp, Co-Founder and CEO, Grand Rounds

Concurrent Sessions 5

Concurrent Session 5A: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It: Benefits Communication for Better Employee Engagement

Concurrent Session 5B: The Virtual Waiting Room and Next Generation Transparency: Disruptive Innovations in Consumerism

Concurrent Session 5C: Decision Support and Advocacy