3rd Annual UCLA Anderson Healthcare Conference
Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Caring for California: Visions of Value, Innovation and Collaboration
The most populous state. The most diverse state, and, arguably, the most innovative state. With its unique challenges and strengths, California is showing the world how the health care industry can change, especially as it moves toward a value-based model.
Join powerful speakers and panelists across health care domains — including payer, provider, pharma, MedTech, life sciences and beyond — as they share their visions of value and how the healthcare network in California is paving the way for change.
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- Susan Tousi, Senior Vice President, Product Development at Illumina
- Rich Roth, Chief Strategic Innovation Officer at Dignity Health
- Johnese Spisso, President of UCLA Health and CEO of UCLA Hospital System
Panel 1: Digital Health
Digital Health represents the convergence of technology, data, and
communications in the health care space. This panel will explore how digital
health stakeholders in California are changing the way patients, payers, and
providers interact with one another. Confirmed speakers include:
- Adam Kaufman - President and CEO, Canary Health
- Maya Prokupets - General Manager, Oscar Health
- Dr. Joe Shirk – Medical Director and Co-Founder, Clarity
- Kevin Zhang – Partner, Upfront Ventures
- Sri Velamoor - Partner, McKinsey & Co.
Panel 2: California’s Health Exchanges: Where Do We Go From Here?
Throughout the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, California has been a success story, sparking innovation nationwide and cutting its uninsured rate by half. With changes in administration, California will face new challenges. This panel explores the advantages that make California successful and postulates potential impacts and next steps over the next four years. Confirmed speakers include:
- Senator Holly Mitchell - California State Senate
- Dr. Barsam Kasravi - CMO, CA Medicaid, Anthem
- Dr. Gerald Kominski - Director, UCLA Center for Health Policy
- Jack Kurihara - Director, Strategy Development, UCLA Health
Panel 3: Precision Medicine
Hailed as the next big wave of breakthroughs in biotechnology, precision medicine has captured the imagination of patients, physicians, researchers, businesses, and even the White House, with California leading the charge. This panel will discuss the trends, opportunities, and barriers in advancing a field that has already begun to revolutionize healthcare. Confirmed speakers include:
- Amit Agrawal - Executive Director, Corporate Strategy, Amgen
- Dwight baker - Senior Director, Oncology, Illumina
- AJ Bergmann – VP Finance, Capricor Therapeutics
- Dr. Daniel Geschwind - Director, UCLA Institute for Precision Health
- Dave Whelan - Managing Director, Bespoke Strategy
Panel 4: Value Based Care
Across the nation, health systems are in some stage of transition from ‘volume to value’. This panel explores how to piece it all together from provider risk bearing to cost control. Confirmed speakers include:
- Dr. Robert Cherry - Chief Medical and Quality Officer, UCLA Health System
- Derek Chao - Chief Clinical Officer, Healthcare Partners
- Darin Libby – Principal, ECG Management Consultants
- Betty Wilber - Director, Nursing Systems, UCLA Health
When & Where
UCLA Anderson School of Management Healthcare Business Association (HBA)
The Healthcare Business Association (HBA) at UCLA Anderson School of Management aims to provide professional connections and education to students interested in the business of healthcare. Whether members are interested in healthcare products (e.g., Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device) and/or Services (e.g., Consulting, Provider, Payer), HBA’s offerings prepare members for successful recruitment and careers in their respective health-related fields.
Activities include the annual healthcare conference, seminars, speaker series, alumni networking, educational events, and industry outreach. Our organization consists of over 130 Full-Time, Fully-Employed and Executive MBAs and continues to attract students in the greater UCLA community. In addition, we aim to serve as a nexus for healthcare industry information exchange at UCLA.