Mar 26 to 26 2015

The Economist: Innovation Forum 2015

Chicago, IL

Although innovation has become synonymous with Silicon Valley, it is equally as vital to long-established industries. Global economic shifts continue to force major sectors, including manufacturing, health care and finance, to create and adopt disruptive new business models and processes.

Attend The Economist‘s annual Innovation Forum on March 26th with our $400 discount. Examine how the health-care industry is at the forefront of some of the most cutting-edge innovations and what other industries can learn from private health care’s ability to embrace rapid technological change.


Special offer: If you’re one of the next 15 people to register, you’ll also receive access to an exclusive roundtable discussion with business innovation expert Robert Wolcott on the day of the event.

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Mar 22 to 25 2015

The 12th Annual World Health Care Congress

The Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC

The 12th Annual World Health Care Congress convenes decision makers from all sectors of health care to catalyze change. In 2015, faculty focus on critical challenges and opportunities including the impact of ACA implementation on health care businesses one year in, payer and provider consolidation, new approaches to value-based payment, and novel partnerships with the true potential to move the needle on care coordination and delivery.

Disruptive Women in Health Care Readers: Register today to save $300 off the current rates.  Use PRIORITY CODE DWIHC300. Priority Codes are NOT valid toward Government Rate, Webcast, or Workshop Only options. REGISTER HERE.

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Dec 09 to 09 2014

Technology Gets Intimate: We're Making it Personal

mHealth Summit

Talking about them can be tough – you know, things like sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, pregnancy or mental health. But what if these private, often hard-to-broach topics were at the core of a discussion surrounding technology and mobile health? Would you listen?

The discussion, from 4 to 5 pm in Potomac Room 4-5, will also honor the 2014 and 2015 Disruptive Women to Watch, and be followed by a reception.

Event: Technology Gets Intimate: We’re Making it Personal

Room: Potomac Room 4-5

Date/Time: Tuesday, December 9, 4-5 pm, followed by a Disruptive Women in Health Care reception at the Pose Ultra Lounge from 5 to 6:30 pm


  • Nancy Green is the Health Care Managing Principal of Verizon Healthcare, focusing on strategic business development as well as the development of solutions and initiatives to address virtual care/telehealth, mhealth, home health and converged wireless mobility.


  • Ramin Bastani is Founder and CEO of Healthvana, a patient engagement platform that streamlines provider/patient communication of lab results and health information, such as results of an STD test, in a manner that is simple, actionable and easy to understand.
  • Andre Blackman is the Founder of Pulse & Signal, which aims to empower and equip forward-thinking organizations and high-impact thought leaders in health through strategic digital communications.
  • Jen Hyatt is the Founder and CEO of Big White Wall, a multi-award winning digital behavioral health and well-being service that delivers personalized support and recovery pathways to improve mental health and related conditions via a safe and engaging collaborative platform of peers, professionals and evidence-based digital partners.
  • Tanya Jones is a Board Member of the U.N. Foundation’s mPowering Front Line Health Workers, which accelerates the use of mobile and digital health to improve the performance of front line health workers to prevent child and maternal deaths.
  • Alicia Wilson is the Executive Director of La Clinica del Pueblo, a federally qualified health center, which offers free culturally appropriate health services to the Latino and immigrant community, focusing on the most vulnerable.

Co-Sponsors of the event are Verizon and the Personal Connected Health Alliance

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Dec 07 to 11 2014

2014 mHealth Summit

Gaylord National Harbor, Washington DC

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Nov 13 2014

Disparities and Disservice: Women Veterans Deserve Better Health Care

Library of Congress, Jefferson Building Members Room

A panel discussion to explore the disparities that exist in the health care available to women veterans, particularly those with disabilities.

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As more women enter military service, there is growing awareness of the unique care women veterans require. From proper care management, timely mammography screenings, and adequate prescription drug counseling for birth defects, to the recognition that our women veterans deserve equal access to quality specialized care. This panel will explore the impacts to women veterans and the need for equity in the delivery of health care services to them. You will hear from panelists who will address the current legislative landscape, the role of social media in connecting and informing on care and services, and what one state has done to overcome these shortfalls.


  • Representative Tim Walz (D-Minn)
  • Lourdes E. (Alfie) Alvarado-Ramos, Director, WA State Department of Veterans Affairs and
  • Patricia Lee Stotter, Co-Producer, “Service: When Women Come Marching Home”

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Boxed lunches and beverages will be provided. This invitation will be widely distributed.

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