Community Builder | Health-Tech Entrepreneur | Consultant | Public Speaker
While a Board Member of Prime Health and a Senior Adviser to 10.10.10, healthtech entrepreneur Mike Biselli witnessed Firsthand the tremendous power that a determined community of clinicians, technologists, and investors could wield, and realized just how much more could be accomplished if that power were harnessed. Over the next few years, Mike began developing the industry integrator concept, an entirely new feature of the innovation economy that would allow the healthcare industry to be integrated at the point of innovation by housing an entire health-tech ecosystem in a single location. Now, in partnership with governmental, academic, non-profit, and commercial organizations, Mike Biselli is developing Catalyst HTI, a first-of-its-kind industry integrator in Denver’s River North District (RiNo) that will bring together health-tech startups and Fortune 20s alike in the race to x American healthcare.
JR., MD, MPH, MACCChairman, Grand-Aides USA and Director, Health Policy Institute, Texas Medical Center
Arthur Garson, Jr. is the founder and Chairman of Grand-Aides, an innovative health care delivery program with caring people improving health of those with chronic disease. He is also the Director of the Health Policy Institute, Texas Medical Center, Houston. He has been Executive VP and Provost of the University of Virginia, previously Dean of the School of Medicine. He has served as the Dean for Academic Operations, Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Texas Children’s Hospital. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (IOM), President of the American College of Cardiology, Chair of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s National Advisory Council. He is the author of more than 450 publications including 8 books.
Chief Executive Officer | Greater Houston Healthconnect
Nick Bonvino is a seasoned healthcare executive, applying IT-based products and services to enhance the financial, administrative, and clinical performance of healthcare organizations.
Since joining Healthconnect in 2014 as its CEO, the HIE has doubled its hospital members, physician participation, expanded its service area, and reached financial sustainability. Through the rapid deployment of its interoperability platform, Healthconnect has now connected 490 clinical entities with disparate EHR platforms. Nick’s strategy of integrating deep into clinician workflows has resulted in robust adoption by caregivers across the region.
He is a frequent presenter on HIT transformation at industry conferences and has chaired and served on the advisory boards of several healthcare IT companies.
Nick holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Norwich University and was selected to attend specialized programs at Harvard Business School, Wharton School of Business, IBM Sales & Marketing Education, and EDS Strategic Value Selling.
He is an active member of CHIME (College of Health Information Management Executives) and HIMSS.
MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, ACNS-BC, CHFN
Nurse Practitioner of University of Virginia Heart Health @ Home Program
Nurse Practitioner of University of Virginia Heart Health @ Home Program
Craig, is the Nurse Practitioner/ Supervisor of the University of Virginia Medical Center’s Heart Health @ Home program, a Grand-Aide Chronic care/ Transitional care program. He has taken this program from concept to successful program. He trained at the University of Virginia, School of Nursing, has over 15 years’ experience in heart failure care and is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, Acute Care NP and as a Heart Failure Nurse. His professional focus has been heart failure readmission reduction and transitional care strategies; and has first-hand knowledge of the impact home visits and nursing care has on patient outcomes.
Chief Executive Officer/ Orriant
As a professional member of the National Speakers Association, Darrell loves to share his passion for population health management with business leaders across the country. After running 10 different hospitals throughout the U.S., he left the treatment side with the goal to balance the scales between healthcare and business. Darrell has developed and researched disruptive innovation for 20 years, is the top health cost-containment advisor for the world’s leading CEO organization, and is a leadership contributor for Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Fox Business and Bloomberg. He has a master’s in health administration from BYU and is the CEO of Orriant.
Chief Executive Officer/ Grand-Aides
Donna Green is the Chief Executive Officer Grand-Aides. She began her career in bedside critical care nursing and then nursing administration. She has had administrative leadership experience in home health and infusion therapy agencies, and spent more than a decade in the private sector medical product development. She developed and implemented a licensed and certified home health agency, outpatient medical clinics and a psych day hospital that served a population of dually eligible clients with physical and mental disabilities. She has taught in both high school and college. She is the former executive director of a nonprofit foundation with the mission of improving women and children’s health in Africa. She has developed all the educational modules and manuals for Grand-Aides.
President/ Fieldstone Partners
Stephen C. Cook is President of Fieldstone Partners (www.fieldstone.com) and has worked in the investment banking and private equity markets for over 40 years. He is an honors graduate of Princeton in Economics and Harvard Business School in Finance. He is the lead outside director of Primoris Services, a $2 billion revenue infrastructure construction firm. He is a co-founder and director of Alzeca Biosciences, a Houston company focused on early MR diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. He is the current President of the Texas State Historical Association, and is a former board member of Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine.
Director of HR at Icon Health and Fitness
Douglas Younker has a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources from Utah State University and has worked in the HR field for the past 36 years. Currently Doug is the Director of Human Resources for ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., a role he has held for the past 27 years. ICON is a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of home and commercial exercise equipment. ICON brands include: Nordic Track, Weider, Pro Form, Weslo, IMAGE, Gold’s Gym, iFIT and Free Motion Fitness.
Doug has integrated “Complementary Medicine” into ICON’s medical plan, which has reduced plan expenses, while improving the quality of life for employees. Regence Blue Cross, Humana and currently Tall Tree who administers the ICON medical plan, have all stated that ICON has some of the lowest Medical and Rx costs of the Plans they manage. Doug has presented on Complementary Medicine in: Los Angeles, Nashville, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Chicago, and Atlanta. He has also presented at the AMCP and PBMI national conference’s on ICON’s Opioid management program.
Douglas served on the Utah SHRM Crossroads conference committee for three years, the Utah Council for Worksite Health Promotion for five years and the Utah State Health and Wellness Advisory Committee for 3 years. In addition, he has served on three higher education Steering Committees, Oregon State University, Utah State University, and Stevens-Henager College. When Doug has nothing else to do you will find him spending time with his family, or mountain biking and backcountry skiing his favorite trails.
Founder and CEO of X2AI
Michiel Rauws is the CEO of X2AI, after gaining experience in corporate finance, insurance, and innovation working for IBM and Marsh and McLennan. X2AI's mission is to provide affordable, quality mental healthcare, regardless of income or location. X2AI offers psychological support by using a Chatbot which holds automated text message conversations with people in the same way a psychologist would. Their work is featured in The New Yorker, The Guardian and Reuters Video.
Director of Business Development, Siemens
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 5.5 million licensed seats and 51,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software's open enterprise solutions enable a world where organizations and their partners collaborate through Global Innovation Networks to deliver world-class products and services.
Chairman of the Board at the MedicAlert Foundation
Bob has 20-years of senior level experience having served in multiple leadership and management positions working with companies during times of rapid growth and times of transformation. He is passionate about the potential of healthcare and technology in a digital world. Specifically how patient generated data (wearable technology) will become a critical part of care treatment plans. The foundation of his work is built on technology (Dell Inc), digital marketing communications (W2O Group & Ogilvy PR Worldwide), and SaaS (Salesforce & Consulting). In 2013 he joined the Board of MedicAlert Foundation® where he currently serves as Chairman of the Board & Chair of Governance. Outside of his board responsibilities, he consults with innovative companies on SaaS related go-to-market and digital strategies.
Medical Director, Intermountain Healthcare
Chief Medical Officer, BachHealth
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Medical Director, Medici
Dr. Iman Hypolite is a New Orleans native, currently residing in Houston. She attended Case Western Reserve Medical School and completed her residency in psychiatry at University of Maryland and her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Johns Hopkins. She spent most of the last ten years practicing in the Washington, DC area. She has served our country, as a civilian, treating soldiers and their families in a Department of Defense sponsored Telepsychiatry unit. She served as medical director for the oldest community health center in Washington, DC, founded in 1815 by First Lady Dolley Madison and chartered by an Act of Congress.
Dr. Hypolite also maintained a successful private practice and was amongst the first of her peers offering telepsychiatry services in her area. Dr. Hypolite is a passionate advocate for child and family health and wellness. Her dedication to improving access to quality healthcare in the U.S. and internationally, as well as her interests in healthcare technology integration made her a natural fit as the medical director for Medici, a healthcare technology app, aiming to improve access to and the quality of healthcare rendered around the world.
Vice President of Commercial Markets, PillPack
Justin Garrett is a senior leader with over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry. He has held various marketing, business development and sales leadership positions in the healthcare data, technology and pharmacy markets. Prior to joining PillPack he was the Vice President of Sales at Connecture where he led their Medicare division. Justin joined PillPack in June of 2016 as the Vice President of Commercial Markets and works directly with Health plans, ACO’s, Employers and TPA’s to drive improved adherence for their members/patients/employees. As a member of the PillPack senior leadership team he also works on business development strategies and product innovations for the organization.
Co-Founder and CEO, FreshBenies
Passionate speaker. Strategist. Innovator. Writer. 25-year healthcare veteran. Free-market health reform advocate. Co-Founder & CEO of freshbenies - the 255th fastest-growing company on the Inc5000 list. Coffee addict. Born a Canadian – and now a proud American!
Vice President of Growth, LumiraDx
Mr. Gilbert is a mission-driven Growth Serial Entrepreneur with an “up through the ranks” experience in the healthcare industry. He is viewed as a thought leader in the areas of Accountable Care Solutions and Collaborative Care, is a frequent contributor to professional online journals as well as a sought after speaker at industry conferences. He possesses a clear understanding of the current healthcare landscape, and has conceived and implemented strategies that resulted in new markets, new clients and increased revenue. Mr. Gilbert benefits from having a well-developed network of long-standing relationships at the executive level, with access and credibility to be viewed as their trusted advisor. Mr. Gilbert is focused on the achievement of systematically better health outcomes through connected health and connected devices. Mr. Gilbert is currently the Vice President, Growth for LumiraDx. Mr. Gilbert was the Co-Founder and Chief Growth Officer to TEAM of Care Solutions, LLC, focusing on Technology Enabled Active Management of Care (TEAM). Previous to TEAM of Care Solutions, LLC, Mr. Gilbert was the Co-Founder of AxSys Health, the U.S. operations of a UK based Collaborative Care Technology Care Company called AxSys Technology. Mr. Gilbert has held administrative, technical and operational positions at Continuum Health Partners, New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center.
Senior Consultant, Entrust Inc.
A proactive healthcare consultant for over 30 years, Jay currently works with employers developing innovative healthcare plans which improve their overall corporate population health, and more effectively manage their healthcare financing. He was instrumental in the early development of the Houston offices of Sedgwick, Towers Watson, Wells Fargo, and Willis. He was also the Executive Director of the Society for Heart Attack Prevention, the President of the Community Health Charities Houston Leadership Board, and active with and/or on the Boards of Houston Association of Health Underwriters, HR Houston, the Houston Wellness Association, and the Houston Business Group on Health.
Chairman & Co-Founder of Affordify
Currently Ryan is the Chairman & Co-Founder of Affordify. Ryan previously served as the Executive Director of Payments and Consumer Loans at BBVA Compass and has held executive level positions at a variety of banks throughout the U.S. Ryan has extensive experience in the payments, mobile technology, fintech and consumer lending space and has developed many digital products and services banks offer today. This knowledge and experience will serve the healthcare finance market well.
Chief Commercial Officer, Genotox Laboratories
Michael Willoughby is seasoned veteran in the diagnostic reference laboratory sector for over 20 years. He’s held various leadership roles in both operations and commercial development. Before going Genotox Laboratories in 2016 as Chief Commercial Officer, Michael spent 20 years as Senior Vice President of Clinical Pathology Laboratories. During his time there he helped scale the company from one location in Austin to over twenty eight service locations throughout the Southwest servicing over 30,000 patients a day. He plans on developing Genotox Labs into the company that leads the way in fighting the opioid epidemic our country is now facing. Currently, Michael resides in Austin Texas with his wife and three kids.
Director, Client Growth and Development at Risk International Benefits Advisors
Brandt is the director of client growth and development at Risk International Benefits Advisors who focuses on driving creative meaningful solutions for his clients. He devotes much of his time and energy advising employers on lean benefits management techniques to maximize every dollar spent by trimming the fat out of redundant, wasteful and underperforming health plans. He also created a proprietary system of accountability for the brokers and vendors who work with his clients. The goal is simple – get results.
Principal/Managing Partner at Kairos Healthcare LLC
With over 35 years of leadership experience across a variety of industries Jim’s attention over the last two decades has focused on the independent physician and how to move healthcare into a sustainable model of reimbursement for value-based outcomes.
As the CEO of Kairos Healthcare, he leads a team of professionals who are creating a diversified portfolio focused on four healthcare verticals: managed care, population management, central services, and facilities management.
Jim is a noted speaker on topics ranging from physician relationship building to alignment strategies between physicians and third party payers.
Executive Vice President at Kairos Healthcare LLC
Having held a variety of strategy, operations, and development positions during his career Scott currently helps independent physicians through various alignment activities. As the Executive Vice President of Kairos Healthcare Scott works closely with physician partners, facility operators and thought leaders to ensure the transformation of healthcare delivery from “fee for service” to “fee for value”.
Scott holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.
When not supporting the efforts of Kairos Healthcare, Scott provides strategic consulting to Private Equity Groups seeking to explore healthcare related “roll-up” and monetizing strategies.
Strategic Consultant at Humana
Andrew Cameron has been working in advanced managed care delivery systems for over 10 years. Andrew began his career in healthcare as a medical device representative who exclusively worked out of the OR. In meeting several key contacts Andrew’s career adjusted to an at risk IPA (BPN) setting. While helping to manage 120PCPs, 180 specialists, 5 at risk MA contracts and 2 at risk Medicaid contracts Andrew gained invaluable experience as to the day to day operations of small physician offices. Upon leaving BPN Andrew helped to manage Neuroskeletal Imaging, a diagnostic provider w 5 locations and over 40 million in annual revenue. After only a short period with NSI Andrew was recruited by MCCI a global risk bearing MSO that is exclusive to Humana. While at MCCI Andrew operated as the regional director of provider contracting helping to open and stabilize several new markets including El Paso, Jacksonville, Atlanta, San Antonio and Corpus Christi. While at MCCI Andrew learned fist hand detailed global risk agreements and contracting, aggressive UM for Parts A,B and D, as well as the balance between TPA, payers and providers. After a few years with MCCI Andrew was recruited by Humana to work on the strategic alliance initiative where he currently operates today.
Chief Operating Officer, Genotox Labs
Shawn has spent his professional career building companies focused on innovative new products for health care markets. In 2013 he joined Genotox Laboratories where he currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. His daily responsibilities include increasing revenue, improving operational efficiency and strengthening EBITDA. Shortly after his arrival at Genotox the lab began focusing on development, validation and commercialization of ToxProtect – DNA verified sample authenticity - a first in class sample authentication method for urine drug testing. ToxProtect eliminates healthcare fraud and significantly improves the usefulness of Urine Drug Test results by matching each sample to a specific patient.
Prior to Genotox, Shawn helped build successful businesses at GMD, Cyberonics and Perceptive Systems (PSI). At all three companies, he joined prior to FDA Approval and developed and implemented the prelaunch, launch and long term commercialization strategies. Each company created and successfully commercialized first in class products that significantly improved health outcomes and/or substantially reduced costs.