Summit: Navigating the Frontiers of Innovation and Value


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

Mark McClellan Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University, Director and Robert J. Margolis, MD, Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy


Session 2: The Value of the Patient Voice

Jennifer Bright Momentum Health Strategies, President

Susan dosReis University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research

Lisa Bo Feng Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy

Josh Seidman Avalere Health, Managing Director

David Steinhorn Children’s National Medical Center, Division of Critical Care, PANDA Palliative Care Program, Medical Director; George Washington University, Professor of Pediatrics


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

Caterina Bulgarella Be Thread, Co-Founder and Managing Director


Session 4: Leveraging Innovation to Drive Value

Adimika Arthur HealthTech for Medicaid, Executive Director

Kym Martin Insperity, Business Performance Advisor

Sung Hee Choe Faster Cures, Director

Jodi G. Daniel Crowell & Moring, Partner

Tim Wilson Quil Health, Chief Financial Officer and Strategy Lead


Session 5: Future Policy Considerations

Clay Alspach Leavitt Partners, Principal

Purva Rawal CapView Strategies, Principal; Georgetown University, Adjunct Professor



Experts and Analysts

Edo Banach National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, President & CEO

Deep Banerjee S&P Global Ratings, Lead Analyst

Julie Barnes Maverick Health Policy, Principal and Founder

Otis Brawley Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology

Mandy Cohen North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Secretary

Russ Dexter Community Health Center Association of Connecticut, Chief Innovation Officer

Esther Krofah Faster Cures, Senior Director

Rena Conti Boston University Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy, Associate Research Director of Biopharma and Public Policy

Paul Cotton National Committee for Quality Assurance, Director of Federal Affairs

Sarah Emond Institute for Clinical and Economic Review, Executive Vice President and COO

Lisa Fitzpatrick Grapevine Health, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Kate Goodrich CMS, Director and Chief Medical Officer, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality

Len Nichols George Mason University, Director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics

Carol Regan Community Catalyst, Senior Advisor for Center for Consumer Engagement in Health

Lisa Suennen Manatt Digital and Technology, Group Leader