WHCC21 | Conference Agenda

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  • Health care supply chain’s resiliency during the pandemic: Understand the value and importance of partnerships, data, efficiency, and human spirit to ensure supply chain stability throughout the pandemic
  • Challenges and successes during COVID-19: Evaluate what the supply chain is doing today to support the industry going forward
Heather Zenk
Heather Zenk, RPh, PharmD
President, Distribution Services and Supply Chain Operations
AmerisourceBergen Corporation


Kristine Russell
Kristine Russell
Executive Vice President, Special Projects
Endeavor Business Media, LLC

  • Address roadblocks in the move from fee-for-service to value-based care
  • Discuss effective alternative payment models to enable recovery from the pandemic
  • Discover industry partnerships that streamline care delivery
  • Explore value-based contracting models that maximize affordability
  • Focus on payer-provider collaboration to meet patient needs and promote optimal health outcomes
Wesley Burks
Wesley Burks, MD
Chief Executive Officer, UNC Health; Dean, UNC School of Medicine

Alefiyah Mesiwala
Alefiyah Mesiwala, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Humana Military

Brian D. Pieninck
Brian D. Pieninck
President and Chief Executive Officer
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield


Ceci Connolly
Ceci Connolly
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP)

  • Understand how providers can effectively collaborate with purchasers to meet employees’ health goals
  • Identify approaches to deliver affordable, accessible, and high-value care
  • Discuss the role of providers in helping employers coordinate care for individuals with chronic or behavioral health conditions
  • Learn how alternative payment models increase accountability and promote value-based care.
Andrea Cockrell
Andrea Cockrell
Administrative Services Manager
City of Plano

Stephen Parodi
Stephen Parodi, MD
Chairman of the Board, Council of Accountable Physician Practices;
Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Communications, and Brand,
The Permanente Federation;
Associate Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group

Michael Thompson
Michael Thompson
President and Chief Executive Officer
National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance)

  • Advancements in digital health and technology during the pandemic
  • The role of data and digital applications in improving patient health and outcomes
  • Why technology-driven transformation will make health care more convenient, accessible, and affordable
  • How AI can optimize interventions and close gaps in care
Michael J. Alkire
Michael J. Alkire
President and Chief Executive Officer

Richard S. Isaacs
Richard S. Isaacs, MD
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, The Permanente Medical Group;
President and Chief Executive Officer, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group;
Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Permanente Federation

David Vawdrey
David Vawdrey, PhD
Chief Data Informatics Officer

Sherri Zink
Sherri Zink
Senior Vice President, Chief Data and Engagement Officer
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee


Stephanie Davis
Stephanie Davis
Managing Director, Healthcare Technology and Distribution
SVB Leerink

  • Leverage predictive analytics to navigate the changing health care consumption landscape
    • The role of advanced analytics in addressing deferred care, adopting virtual care, and delivering mental health services
  • Determine how and where predictive analytics should be incorporated into an overall analytics strategy
    • How do predictive analytics and predictive models work?
    • How should predictive analytics relate to other analytic efforts underway?
    • Where is it best to consider using predictive analytics?
    • What should you be doing with the results?
  • Hear examples that remold existing data to create leading indicators which can be used now
  • Understand the importance of building near-term leading indicators with short term benefits that offer insights along the way
Rani Aravamudhan
Rani Aravamudhan, MD
Senior Clinical Consultant
Health Data & Management Solutions (HDMS)

Keith Wilton
Keith Wilton
Vice President, Product Management
Health Data & Management Solutions (HDMS)

  • Lessons learned from the pandemic to build a better health care system in the future
  • Innovations in care delivery to remove barriers to access
  • Strategic initiatives to bolster heath equity
  • Path forward for coverage expansion
J. Mario Molina
J. Mario Molina, MD
Board Chair, United States of Care;
Founding Dean, Keck Graduate Institute School of Medicine;
Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Golden Shore Medical; Former Chief Executive Officer, Molina Healthcare


Ian Morrison
Ian Morrison
Author, Consultant, and Futurist

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