2019 Agenda

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Wednesday · October 30, 2019

7:15 - 1:00PM


7:30 - 8:30AM

Breakfast & Networking  

8:00 - 8:45AM

Table Talks  

9:00 - 12:00PM

General Sessions: Presidential Candidates and other Government Officials  

10:00 - 1:00PM

HEP Strategic Investing Summit: Executive Playbook

Ezra Mehlman, a healthcare growth equity investor and professor at Columbia Business School, will deliver a curriculum for hospital, health plan senior executives who are interested in standing up and operating strategic venture funds.

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12:00 - 5:00PM

Partner Deep Dives  

12:00 - 1:30PM

Consortium Health Plans: Navigating Large Purchasers: Insights to the Decision-Making Process

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In this session, executive leaders will share how large payers (and customers) make purchasing decisions, and then reveal the secrets to successfully navigating to the final decision-makers.

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12:00 - 2:00PM

Evercore ISI: Demystifying the Digital Therapeutics Ecosystem

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Ross Muken, a leading healthcare equity analyst at Evercore ISI, will offer a series of panels aimed at demystifying this new class of technology-driven disruptors. Content will appeal to a broad audience, including payers, pharma/device partners, benefit managers, growth investors, and industry technologists.

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12:00 - 5:00PM

AVIA (Invite Only) (More info coming soon)

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12:00 - 5:00PM

HCEG (More info coming soon)

12:00 - 4:00PM

WOMEN at HLTH Program

We hear a lot about why we need to increase the number of female leaders throughout the health ecosystem: now let’s hear who is making this happen! These organizations are passionately paving paths for the entire industry to follow en route to achieving parity in the C-Suites of health care and health tech.

Moderator: Lisa Suennen, Manatt Phelps & Phillips


Speaker: Jocelyn Grahame, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company: Filling the Female Pipeline: Insights From “Women in the Workplace – Healthcare Industry”


Mercer: “When Women Thrive”: Insights From the Employer Workplace


Deerfield Management and Oxeon Partners: Break Into the Boardroom or Bust

Moderator: Cathrin Stickney, Founder & CEO Parity.org



Carolyn Magill, CEO, Aetion

Meghan Tuohig, Chief People Officer, Overstock

Parity.org: 7 Things Smart Companies Do to Close the Gender Gap

Fireside Chat to Follow

Moderator: Joy Rios, Health IT Strategist, Chirpy Bird Health IT Consulting & Co-Podcast Host, HIT Like a Girl


Healthtech Women: Key Insights and Secrets into becoming a Master Networker in Healthcare and Beyond


IEEE-Standards Association: Further Development of Women in Engineering for Health AI


HealthTech4Medicaid: TBD

3:00 - 4:00PM

WOMEN at HLTH Networking Reception

There’s no better way to celebrate progress than with a toast! Join our WOMEN at HLTH presenters in raising a glass to praise the many initiatives that are moving the needle in achieving parity in the C-Suites and board rooms throughout the ecosystem of health!