The Millennium Alliance is pleased to announce that application for our biannual Healthcare Payers Transformation Assembly is now open. North America’s most prominent IT and business leaders from the Healthcare Insurance industry will be gathering to discuss how to adapt to the industry’s customer-centric makeover.
Technological advances in Genomics, Personalized Healthcare, Artificial Intelligence (and more!), coupled with consumer demand for greater price transparency, have changed the face of healthcare in North America. The need for the Healthcare Insurance industry to adapt has never been greater.
×Shantanu Agrawal M.D. President & CEO, National Quality Forum
Bio: Shantanu Agrawal, MD, MPhil, is president and CEO of the National Quality Forum (NQF). A board-certified emergency medicine physician who has worked in both academic and community settings, Dr. Agrawal is the former deputy administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and director of one of its largest centers, the Center for Program Integrity (CPI). Dr. Agrawal’s main focus at CPI was to improve healthcare value by lowering care costs through the detection and prevention of waste, abuse, and fraud in Medicare and Medicaid. He also was instrumental in CMS efforts to improve the physician experience with Medicare by working to minimize the administrative tasks with which doctors contend. In addition, Dr. Agrawal was one of the main architects of CMS’s strategy and action plan to address the national opioid misuse epidemic. He has testified many times before Congress, has published in numerous medical journals, and is a frequent national speaker on healthcare costs and value.
×Michelle Copenhaver Regional Vice President Value Based Contracting, Southeast Region, Aetna
Rahul is currently responsible for collaborating with C-level executives at AHIP's Health Plan/IDN Membership and across multi-institutional stakeholders to develop and implement innovative frameworks and unique approaches that lead to accelerated adoption of mission critical initiatives that ensure the delivery of high quality care and improve consumers ability to receive needed care all while driving down the cost of care received.
Rahul has extensive practical knowledge in creating new, multi-stakeholder, collaborative business models as well as integrating proven next gen digital health solutions that create a more simple and positive consumer care experience. His role expands to include the creation of innovative care pathways, normalizing and sharing of data assets for proper segmentation, developing actionable and personalized programs and tools that ensure measurable behavior change imperative for desired health outcomes. He continues to help develop, test, measure and iterate innovative initiatives that increase efficiencies for all key Healthcare stakeholders as they collectively focus on outcomes-centric care.
Rahul's most recent brainchild is the 26,000 sq ft AHIP Innovation Lab in Chicago's West Loop. He is responsible for creating the Lab's one of a kind concept, continues to fulfill its mission of delivering an invaluable resource for AHIP Membership, ecosystem stakeholders and solution providers and leads all of the Lab's collaborative and confidential Solution Working Groups that involve individual payers, providers, employers, consumers, manufacturers, MedTech, innovative solution providers and the AHIP Innovation Lab's trusted and crucial Inaugural Partners.
Prior to joining AHIP, Rahul held a leadership role as a founding employee of a successful digital Healthcare start-up based in Washington DC. Along with the company's co-founders, Rahul was instrumental in developing a multifaceted consumer tool as well as leading the company's "go to market" strategy resulting in successful market penetration and revenue growth for the industry's first consumer-led shared decision making and treatment selection platform.
Rahul was recently named one of the American Journal of Health Promotion's2017 Innovators and Game Changers and Accenture Perspectives: Minds Driving the Future of Business. In 2016, Frost & Sullivan presented Rahul and the AHIP Innovation Lab with one of their highest honors, their Global Visionary Innovation Leadership Award.
×Preston Renshaw Chief Medical Officer, Avera Health Plans Inc.
×Chuck Clabots Chief Information Officer, Blue Cross of Idaho
×Bunny Ellerin Director, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Management Program, Columbia Business School
Bunny Ellerin is a senior healthcare executive who is passionate about driving change in our current system. Over the past two decades, she has amassed a track record of building and leading extraordinary healthcare organizations – many from launch. The diversity of her experiences, which has included healthcare delivery, life sciences (pharma and medtech) and digital health, has given her a broad-based knowledge of the entire ecosystem. Bunny is a prolific writer and speaker, and is frequently invited to present her POV at industry conferences.
×JEFF RIVKIN RESEARCH DIRECTOR, PAYER IT STRATEGIES, IDC
Jeff Rivkin is Research Director of Payer IT Strategies for IDC Health Insights responsible for research coverage on ACA/HIX Healthcare Reform, payer business and technology priorities, constituent and consumer engagement strategies, technology and business implications for accountable care, risk, quality-based payment, and incentive programs, among other trends and technologies important to the payer community.
Previously, Jeff Rivkin served for ten years as Enterprise Architect at CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield, responsible for building business and technology alignment roadmaps for the ACA/HIX Health Reform, Mandated Implementations, and Provider Network domains to ensure alignment of annual and tactical IT project planning with business goals. Jeff Rivkin has also worked at Magellan Health Services as Lead Data Architect, where he developed the Enterprise data model for the enterprise data warehouse and implemented data management processes and best practices.
×MARY DAVIS Chief Medical Officer, Scott & White Health Plan
×Hugh Hale Chief Information Officer, State of Tennessee Bureau of TennCare