Achieving Health Care Value:
No Purchaser is an Island
Program Agenda

Monday, November 16
Monday events before 3:00 pm are invitation only - All attendees are welcome to attend events starting at 3:15 pm
8:30 am - 9:45 am
* NBCH Coalition Directors Only


Parisian Room
9:45 am - 3:00 pm
NBCH Coalition Member & Employer Member Meeting
Parisian Room
1:00 pm - 4:30 pmExhibitor Set-upInternational Ballroom
1:00 pm - 4:30 pmGeneral RegistrationRegency Ballroom Foyer
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Workshop A

Exploring High Performance Models: How to Disrupt and Win in a Consolidated Market, An Employer Case Study
Jan Klein, Board Chair, Allegheny County School Insurance Consortium
Far East Room

Workshop B

Managing High-Profile Pharmaceuticals 
Moderator; John Miller, Executive Director, MidAtlantic Business Group on Health
Health Plans/PBMs
Andrew Maiorini, PHARMD, FAHM, Vice President, Clinical Programs, Perform Rx
Michael Zeglinski, Senior Vice President, Specialty Pharmacy OptumRx/BriovaRx
Bruce Scott, President, Orchard Pharmaceutical Services, LLC.
Shawn Davis, PharmD, MBA, Senior Director, Clinical Solutions, Express Scripts
Thom Stambaugh, Vice President, Specialty Pharmacy, Cigna
Continental Room

Workshop C
The Business of Creating a Culture of Health
Julie Willems Van Dijk, RN, PhD, Co-Director, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, University of Wisconsin
Emily Coyle, Executive Director, Employers Health Alliance of Arizona
State Room
4:30 pm - 6:15 pmOpening Reception in Exhibit HallInternational Ballroom
6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
National Health Leadership Council
(Invitation only)

What IS Engagement and How and Why Does it Matter?
Jeremy Nobel, PhD, Executive Director of Northeast
Business Group on Health Solutions Center
Michael Sturmer, Senior Director, Consumer health Engagement, Cigna
Latricia Parker, Executive Director, Global Benefits, The Estee Lauder Companies
Glenn Tullman, CEO, Livongo

"Now I See It! Mapping Health plan Quality and Community Health Needs"

Eric Gopelrud, PhD, Vice President, Public Health Department, NORC at the University of Chicago
Pavilion Room
Tuesday, November 17
7:45 am - 5:00 pm General RegistrationRegency Ballroom Foyer
7:45 am - 8:45 amContinental Breakfast in Exhibit HallInternational Ballroom
8:45 am - 9:00 am

Welcome & Remarks
Karen van Caulil, NBCH Board Chair, President and CEO, Florida Health Care Coalition
Marianne Fazen, PhD, Executive Director, Dallas / Fort Worth Business Group on Health
Charles Smithers, Interim CEO, National Business Coalition on Health

Regency Ballroom
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Keynote Address
Forecasting the Future of Health Care and Employee BenefitsL Daunting Challenges and Exciting Opportunities
Jeffrey Bauer, PhD, LLC, Health Futurist & Medical Economist
Regency Ballroom
9:45 am - 10:30 am
General Session
The Intersection of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage and Federal Health Care Policy
Jim Klein, President, American Benefits Council
Regency Ballroom
10:30 am - 10:50 amBreak - Sponsored by  Regency Ballroom Foyer
10:50 am - 12:00 pm

General Session

Benefit Decisions that Keep HR/Benefit Professionals Up at Night
Moderator: Cheryl Larson, Vice President, Midwest Business Coalition on Health
Sandra Morris, Senior Manager of U.S. Benefits Design, Procter & Gamble
Kim Dwyer, Vice President, Benefits, Advocate Health Care
Thomas Sondergeld, Vice President Global Benefits & Mobility, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Regency Ballroom
12:00 pm - 12:45 pmLunch in Exhibit HallInternational Ballroom
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

General Session
Employee Health Activation: The Business Impact
David Toomey, Chief Revenue Officer, Compass
Cyndie Ewert, Vice President for Human Resources / Benefits, Energy Future Holdings
Yvonne Freeman, Vice President of Total Rewards, Michaels Stores
Regency Ballroom
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

General Session

Avoiding the traps of Consumer Directed Health Plans
Tom Parry, PhD, President, Integrated Benefits Institute
Paul Fronstin, PhD, Director, Health Research & Education Program, Employee Benefit Research Institute
Dexter Shurney, MD, Chief Medical Director and Executive Director, Global Health & Wellness, Cummins
Michael Thompson, Global Human Resources Services, Principal, PwC US

Regency Ballroom
2:45 pm - 3:00 pmBreakRegency Ballroom Foyer
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmBREAKOUT SESSION ONE

Workshop A
Trends in Benefit Design Evolution

Bruce Sherman, MD, FCCP, FACOEM, Consulting Medical Director, Employers Health Coalition
Continental Room

Workshop B
Championing Champs to Ignite Wellness
Francois Millard, Chief Actuarial Officer, The Vitality Group
Susanne Gensch, Wellness and Recognition Program Manager, Ericsson
Royal Room

Workshop C
Developing Data-Driven Tools to Improve Cancer Care Management
Neil Goldfarb, President & CEO, Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health

Gaye Fortner, CEO, HealthCare 21 Business Coalition
Karen van Caulil, President and CEO, Florida Health Care Coalition
Jack Mahoney, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Florida Health Care Coalition

Far East Room
4:00 pm - 5:00 pmBREAKOUT SESSION TWO

Workshop D
Private Health Care Exchanges
Larry Boress, President & CEO, Midwest Business Group on Health
Thomas Sondergeld, Vice President Global Benefits & Mobility, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Barbara Gniewek, Principal, PwC US
Emma Hoo, Director, Pacific Business Group on Health
Continental Room

Workshop E
Medical Pharmacy: Discover Your Hidden Specialty Drug Spend: 2014 Medical Pharmacy Trend Report
Kathy Campagna, Director of Specialty Rx, Magellan Rx Management
Peter Lenar, Director of Business Development, Magellan Rx Management
Royal Room

Workshop F
Latest Health Plan Innovations
Patient Centered Specialty Care (PCSC): Building the Medical Neighborhood
Robert Krebbs, Director of Payment Innovation, Anthem, Inc.
Kia Poe, Program Director, EPHC, Patient Centered Specialty Care, Anthem, Inc.

Cigna Compass: Anticipate Needs to Simplify Health Care

Michael Sturmer, Senior Director, Consumer Health Engagement Strategy

Evolution of Population Health Management: Personal Health Support-Total Population

Trevor Porath, VP, Clinical, Advocacy, and Behavioral Health Solutions,
United Healthcare Employer and Individual

Health Architect: A Blueprint for Building an Effective Health Management Plan 

Anna Silberman, VP, Clinical Client Relations, Highmark Inc.

Virtual Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Program

Sharon, M. Hudson, PhD, Research Scientist, Kaiser Permanente
Far East Room
5:00 pm - 6:30 pmReception in Exhibit HallInternational Ballroom
6:30 pm - 9:00 pmValue-Based Purchasing Council (Invitation Only)Patio Room
Wednesday, November 18
7:45 am - 10:15 amGeneral Registration
7:45 am - 8:45 amContinental Breakfast in Exhibit HallInternational Ballroom
8:45 am - 9:00 am

Karen van Caulil, NBCH Board Chair, President and CEO, Florida Health Care Coalition
Charles Smithers, Interim CEO, National Business Coalition on Health
Regency Ballroom
9:00 am - 9:40 am

Keynote Address
Why Everything We Think We Know About American Health Care Is Wrong
David Goldhill, author of How American Health Care Killed My Father, President and CEO of the Game Show Network

Regency Ballroom
9:40 am - 10:15 am
General Session
The AIM of Big Data-Turning Action, Insights and Meaning into Value
Mark Caron, CEO, Geneia

Sponsored by 
Regency Ballroom
10:15 am - 10:45 amAwards
NBCH Membership Leadership Award
NBCH Employer Excellence Award - Sponsored by 

NBCH eValue8 Health Plan Innovation Awards
Regency Ballroom
10:45 am - 11:15 amBreak in Exhibit HallInternational Ballroom
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
The Employers Centers for Excellence Network: Driving Value through Collaboration

Olivia Ross, MPH, MBA, Associate Director, Pacific Business Group on Health
Lisa Woods, Senior Director Health Care Benefits, Walmart
Bob Ihrie, Senior Vice President of Compensation & Benefits, Lowe's
Regency Ballroom
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Heroic Health: how to Turn Bad News into Best Practices and Bounce Back from the Health Care Crisis

Scott Foster, President, Wellco 
Regency Ballroom

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