Summit: Navigating the Frontiers of Innovation and Value

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation's Barbara Jordan Conference Center

Continental breakfast available at 8:00 a.m.

Public Half-Day Summit 

Along with multiple efforts to define and achieve value-based care across the public and private sectors, unprecedented innovations in technology and medicine are continuously being introduced that challenge current paradigms for health care financing and delivery. During this summit, keynote speakers and panel experts explored the latest advancements and the remaining challenges in the health care value and innovation space, as well as policy solutions to support groundbreaking initiatives.


Summit Program

Session 1 (8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.) – Keynote: Navigating the Frontiers of Innovation and Value

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

Session 2 (9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.) – The Value of the Patient Voice

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

Susan dosReis, Ph.D.
Professor & Vice Chair for Research, Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Josh Seidman, Ph.D., MHS
Managing Director, Avalere Health

David Steinhorn, M.D.
Medical Director, Palliative Care | Attending Critical Care, Children’s National Medical Center

Moderator: Jennifer Bright, MPA 
President, Momentum Health Strategies

Session 3 (10:05 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.) – The Dark Side of Innovation: Biases and Blind Spots

Caterina Bulgarella, Ph.D., M.A.
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Be Thread

Session 4 (10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.) – Leveraging Innovation to Drive Value

Adimika Arthur, MPH
Executive Director, HealthTech for Medicaid

Tim Wilson, CFA
Chief Financial Officer and Strategy Lead, Quil Health

Kym Martin
Business Performance Advisor, Insperity

Jodi G. Daniel, J.D., MPH
Partner, Crowell & Moring

Moderator: Sung Hee Choe, MPH
Director, FasterCures, a Center of the Milken Institute

Session 5 (11:20 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.) – Future Policy Considerations

Clay Alspach, J.D.
Principal, Leavitt Partners

Purva Rawal, Ph.D.
Principal, CapView Strategies; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University

Moderator: Sarah J. Dash, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, Alliance for Health Policy