Summit: Navigating the Frontiers of Innovation and Value

All materials can be found in full at the links provided.

Session 1: Keynote Discussion – “Navigating the Frontiers of Value and Innovation”

“Spread of ACOs and Value-Based Payment Models in 2019: Gauging the Impacts of Pathways to Success.” Muhlestein, D., Bleser, W. Saunders, R. et. al. Health Affairs. October 21, 2019. Available at

“Special Report: Checking Up on the Value Movement.” McDermott, M. Roth, F. and Waldo, K. McDermott Consulting. October 3, 2019. Available at

“Determining Real-World Data’s Fitness for Use and the Role of Reliability.” Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy. September 26, 2019. Available at

“12 Innovations That Will Change Health Care and Medicine in the 2020s.” Time. October 25, 2018. Available at

“Achieving the Interoperability Promise of 21st Century Cures.” Rucker, D. Health Affairs Blog. June 19, 2018. Available at

“Mapping and Connecting the Biomedical Innovation Ecosystem.” National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. December 17, 2017. Available at

“Alternative Framework Model (APM) Framework.” Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network. January 12, 2016. Available at

“Disruptive Innovation: Has it Reached Buzzword Status Yet?” Newman, D. Forbes. December 6, 2016. Available at


Session 2: The Value of the Patient Voice

“Patient-Innovators Fill Gaps that Industry hasn’t Addressed- or Can’t.” Demonaco, H. and Von Hippel, E. STAT. July 1, 2019. Available at

“The Patient-Perspective Value Framework: Short-and Long-term Recommendations to Influence Value Assessment Methodology.” Seidman, J., Gaur, P., and Boler, C. Avalere. May 30, 2019. Available at

“Consumer Voices for Innovation Grant Program Evaluation: Final Report.” Institute for Community Health and Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation. May 2019. Available at

“Preventing Sepsis by Reimagining Systems and Engaging Patients.” Huff, C. Health Affairs. May 2019. Available at

“Patients as Consumers.” Weil, A. Health Affairs. March 2019. Available at

“Putting Our Guard Down: Engaging Multiple Stakeholders to Define Value in Healthcare.” Mattingly, T.J., Slejko, J.F., and Perfetto, E.M. Health Affairs (blog). January 2019. Available at

“Reducing Low-Value Care: Saving Money and Improving Health.” Altarum Healthcare Value Hub. November 2018. Available at

“A Next Generation Assets-Based Public Health Intervention Development Model: The Public as Innovators.” Von Hippel, C. Frontiers in Public Health. September 4, 2018. Available at

“Measuring Value Based on What Matters to Patients: A New Value Assessment Framework.” Seidman, J., Anderson, M. Masi, D., et. al. Health Affairs (blog). May 23, 2017. Available at

“What Does ‘Value’ Mean in Healthcare.” Commins, J. HealthLeaders. Media. December 11, 2017. Available at


Session 3: Keynote Discussion – “The Dark Side of Innovation: Biases and Blind Spots”

“Medtech’s Quick-Fix Addiction.” Waddell, K. and Herman, B. Axios. October 5, 2019. Available at

“Building the Case for Actionable Ethics in Digital Health Research Supported by Artificial Intelligence.” Nebeker, C., Torous, J. and Ellis, R. BMC Medicine. July 17, 2019. Available at

“Mirage or Vision? Four Blind Spots at the Core of Theranos’ Failure” Bulgarella, C. Forbes. April 22, 2019. Available at

“Six Deadly Product Mistakes of Theranos.” Jadallah, S. Medium: The Startup. November 27, 2018. Available at

“Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup.” Carreyrou, J. New York: Knopf. May 21, 2018.

“Stealth Research: Lack of Peer-Reviewed Evidence from Healthcare Unicorns.” Cristea, E., Cahan, E., and Ioannidis, J. European Journal of Clinical Investigation. January 28, 2019. Available at

“6 Lessons for Corporate innovation Teams from the Downfall of Theranos.” Namdarian, S. Medium. December 17, 2018. Available at


Session 4: Leveraging Innovation to Drive Value

“How SDOH will influence the next wave of health tech startups.” Siwicki, B. Healthcare IT News. September 30, 2019. Available at

“Separating Hype from Reality in Health Tech.” Altman, D. Axios. August 16, 2019. Available at

“Lisa Suennen’s 13 Rules for Healthcare Entrepreneurs.” Washburn, J. The Intellectualist. July 9, 2019. Available at

“Analysis: Why Alexa’s Bedside Manner is Bad for Health Care.” Rosenthal, E. Kaiser Health News. June 4, 2019. Available at

“Diffusion of Innovation to Improve Health Care Value: Physician-Led Care Redesign.” Johnson, P. Gupta, A., and Makary, M. Health Affairs (blog). March 14, 2019. Available at

“Advancing Interoperability, Information Sharing, and Data Access: Improving Health and Healthcare for Americans.” Grande, T., Adams, D., Marchibroda, J, et. al. Bipartisan Policy Center. February 12, 2019. Available at

“2018 Year End Funding Report: Is digital health in a bubble?” Day, S. and Zweig, M. Rock Health. January 7, 2019. Available at

“Top 6 Digital Transformation Trends in Healthcare for 2019.” Newman, D. Forbes. January 3, 2019. Available at

“Your Medical Devices are Not Keeping your Health Data to Themselves.” Kravitz, D. & Allen, M. ProPublica. November 21, 2018. Available at

“Strengthening Biopharmaceutical Innovation: The Growing Role of Corporate Venture Capital.” Teconomy Partners LLC. Prepared for PhRMA. October 2018. Available at

“TEFCA in a Nutshell.” Golder, D. Impact Advisors. January 2018. Available at

“How ‘Maintainers,’ Not ‘Innovators,’ Make the World Turn.” Bliss, L. City Lab. April 8, 2016. Available at


Session 5: Future Policy Considerations

“Medicare’s Shared Savings Program Results Should Have Made Headlines. It Got a ‘Collective Shrug’ Instead.” Morris, S. Stat News. October 30, 2019. Available at

“Software Update: The Latest on FDA’s Pre-Cert Pilot.” Josephson, A. Mintz. July 22, 2019. Available at

“Accelerating Primary Care Redesign: CMS’ Innovation Center Announces Five New Transformative Models.” Wynne, B., Pahner, K. and LaRosa, J. Health Affairs (blog). April 24, 2019. Available at

“FDA’s New Pilot Program Encouraging Innovation.” Bowen, A. and Marshall, E. Food and Drug Law Institute. December 6, 2018. Available at

“The Future of Healthcare Innovation and Why Government Matters.” Frist, B. Forbes. November 6, 2018. Available at

“The Future Role of Government in Health Information Technology and Digital Health.” Marchibroda, J., White, J., Hoagland, W., et. al. Bipartisan Policy Center. February 2018. Available at

“Removing Barriers to Medical Innovation.” Stossel, T. National Affairs. January 4, 2017. Available at