Innovation Summit: Healthcare Reform Strategies
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 7:15 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)
The Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship, part of the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University, is pleased to offer the Annual Innovation Summit.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
This half-day intensive seminar is designed to help healthcare and business leaders learn about innovative new strategies which are improving healthcare and proactively responding to the implications created by the new federal law. In addition, business and nonprofit leaders at medium-sized businesses and nonprofits will better understand how to more effectively develop and implement programs and policies to help them better manage the rising cost of healthcare.
7:15 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome
8:10 a.m. David Snow, CEO, Medco
8:55 a.m. Cavan Redmond, Group President, Pfizer
9:40 a.m. Coffee Break
9:55 a.m. Richard Popeil, President, Horizon Healthcare Innovations
10:40 a.m. Panel: David Shulkin, President, Morristown Memorial Hospital; Simon Samaha, CEO, Summit Medical Group; Laura Landy, President, Fannie Rippel Fdtn; Harry Reynolds, IBM; Judith Kutzleb, FDU
11:40 a.m. Networking
Location: Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall (Mansion) at FDU's College at Florham
285 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ 07940
Cost: $145.00; Please RSVP here on Eventbrite by October 7th.
Questions? Please call: 973-443-8842
David B. Snow, Jr. - Chairman and CEO, Medco
David Snow architected the transformation of Medco into an enterprise that is today recognized as a leader in clinically driven pharmacy care – delivering on the promise of healthcare reform by improving clinical and financial outcomes for patients and payors. Snow joined the company as President and CEO in March 2003, and became Chairman and CEO in June 2003 shortly before taking the company public. Medco is the largest PBM as measured by drug spend with 2010 revenues of nearly $66 billion. Medco has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the World’s Most Trustworthy companies, and for four consecutive years has been named by Fortune as among the World’s Most Admired Companies, capturing the No. 1 position in the Health Care: Pharmacy and Other Services sector. Medco currently ranks 35 on the Fortune 500 list. In 2010, Harvard Business Review ranked Snow No. 27 on its list of the world’s 50 Career Best-Performing CEOs. Snow established Medco as the world’s most advanced pharmacy®, delivering the safety of unparalleled dispensing accuracy and raising standards for clinical excellence. Nearly half of the company’s 3,300 pharmacists are specialists who provide disease-specific therapy management for patients with chronic and complex diseases – patients who account for the vast majority of pharmacy spending and medical costs.
Cavan Redmond - Group President, Pfizer
Cavan M. Redmond is Group President, Animal Health, Consumer Healthcare, and Corporate Strategy. Redmond is a member of Pfizer's Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for three diverse businesses in addition to leading Pfizer's enterprise-wide Strategy, Portfolio Management and Analysis, as well as Continuous Improvement efforts. In addition, Redmond serves as Pfizer's Executive Sponsor of the Diversity and Inclusion Worldwide Leadership Council. Redmond has more than 20 years of health care experience spanning consumer health, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology where he has extensive experience turning science and technology into successful global products. Before joining Pfizer, Redmond was President of Wyeth Animal Health and Consumer Healthcare where he focused iconic brands such as Centrum and Advil, two of the Top 10 OTC products worldwide, and was responsible for all facets of the division's global operations and research and development. He was also a member of the Management, Operations, Human Resources/Benefits, and the Law and Regulatory Committees of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
Richard G. Popiel - President and COO, Horizon Healthcare Innovations
Dr. Richard Popiel is President and Chief Operating Officer of Horizon Healthcare Innovations, a Division within Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. His scope of responsibilities include managing all aspects of the division whose purpose is to launch new models of reimbursement and care delivery with network providers. This Division will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon BCBSNJ in September. He continues to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of Horizon Healthcare of New Jersey. He is also a member of the Board of the New Jersey Sharing Organization (local Organ Procurement Organization), the local chapter of the American Cancer Society, and the George Washington University Alumni Association. Dr. Popiel earned multiple degrees while attending George Washington University in Washington, D.C., including a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine. In addition, he earned a Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management in Chicago.
David Shulkin - President, Morristown Medical Center
David J. Shulkin, M.D., is President of Morristown Medical Center, a 695 bed comprehensive healthcare organization, part of Atlantic Health. In 2011, for the third year, he was named one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in the Country” by Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician. Previously, Dr. Shulkin was named to the “One Hundred Most Influential People in American Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. Prior to coming to MMC, he was the President and CEO of Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, where he led a financial turnaround and rebuild of the $1.3 billion. Dr. Shulkin has served in numerous physician leadership roles including the Chief Medical Officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University Hospital, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital. As an entrepreneur he founded and served as the Chairman and CEO of DoctorQuality, Inc. Dr. Shulkin received his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, his internship at Yale University School of Medicine, and a residency and Fellowship in General Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Presbyterian Medical Center.
Simon Samaha - President and CEO, Summit Medical Group
Simon J. Samaha, M.D., is President and Chief Executive Officer of Summit Medical Group, the largest independently operated, multi-specialty medical practice in New Jersey.An experienced executive leader, Dr. Samaha possesses a wealth of strategic planning, operations, business development, information systems and fiscal expertise. Most recently, Dr. Samaha served as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, where his responsibilities included oversight of the 375-member University Physicians Practice. Dr. Samaha received his MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, his MS in Information Systems from Drexel University and was named as one of Modern Healthcare magazine's "2001 Up and Comers." He received his medical degree from Saint Joseph University in Lebanon, is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and practiced in Internal Medicine until 2004.
Laura Landy - President & CEO, Fannie E. Rippel Foundation
Laura Landy guides the Fannie E. Rippel Foundation’s commitment to “Seeding Innovations in Health” in her role as President and CEO (2006) and as a member of the Board of Trustees (1998). She is founder and Chair of ReThink Health, a Foundation initiative which works with renowned change agents from diverse sectors to bring new thinking to how we achieve better health, better care, and lower costs. ReThink Health’s action-research projects develop models and tools to foster the leadership and environments required for successful innovation and sustainable change. As President of Applied Concepts, a consulting firm she established in 1983, Ms. Landy brought business and strategic thinking to the dynamic interface between social issues and market realities. Included among her many health-related activities in the state were the redesign of New Jersey’s local public health system and a partnership with AT&T applying emerging technology to healthcare administration.She was recently elected a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.
Dr. Judith Kutzleb - Nurse Practitioner, Adult Medical Clinic; FDU Professor of Nursing
Judith Kutzleb is a part of the Adult Medical Clinic, a Nurse Practitioner run practice at Holy Name Medical Center, where Dr. Kutzleb has integrated FDU professors who hold credentials as Nurse Practitioners into the clinic. Her background encompasses over 30 years in the field of critical care nursing and 10 years in academia. She is currently a Professor of Nursing at Fairleigh Dickinson University where she is the coordinator of the graduate program in advanced practice nursing, and is also clinical adjunct faculty at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine NY, NY. She received her Doctor in Nursing Practice at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Dr. Kutzleb is the founder of the “Healthy Hearts Initiative” at Holy Name Medical Center for which the focus is to provide comprehensive in-patient and out-patient education on the non-pharmacological disease self management of heart failure by an Advanced Practice Nurse Team.
Harry Reynolds - Director, Health Industry Transformation, IBM
Harry Reynolds is currently the Director of Health Industry Transformation for IBM Global
Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry. During the past 18 months in this role, Harry has worked with providers, payers and governments on health policy transformation and strategy.Previously, Harry was a Vice President and Information Compliance Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. Harry has 42 years of experience in the technology and healthcare areas. He started his career with IBM, worked at two large teaching hospitals (Ohio State and UNC), and worked for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina for 32 years. Harry managed all aspects of information technology at BCBS of NC, as well as a $500 million business unit that served 450,000 customers. He was also responsible for administration and planning for information systems as well as the coordination of large enterprise-wide compliance projects. Harry currently serves as Chair on the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) CORE Initiative, and Chair of the Finance and Sustainability committee for Illinois HIE.
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Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship-Silberman College of Business-Fairleigh Dickinson University
Part of the Silberman College of Business since 1989, the mission of the Rothman Institute is to teach and support entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic, business and nonprofit communities. An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the academic program among the top 20 in the nation. In addition, our innovative outreach programs help people succeed in their new or growing ventures as well as in their corporations or organizations.