PANELS

Panel 1: The Promise of Digital Health

Digital Health represents the convergence of technology, data, and communications in the health care space. This panel will explore how digital health stakeholders in California are changing the way patients, payers, and providers interact with one another.

Adam Kaufman, PhD

President and CEO

Canary Health

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Maya Prokupets

General Manager

Oscar Health

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Dr. Joseph Shirk

Co-Founder and Physician

Clarity

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Kevin Zhang

Partner

Upfront Ventures

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Sri Velamoor

Digital Health Practice Partner

McKinsey & Company

Moderator

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Panel 2: Bending the Cost Curve – The Evolution of Value Based Care

Across the nation, health systems are in some stage of transition from ‘volume to value’. This panel explores how to piece it all together from provider risk bearing to cost control.

Robert Cherry

Chief Medical and Quality Officer

UCLA Health System

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Derek Chao, MD 

Chief Clinical Officer

HealthCare Partners

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Darin Libby

Principal

ECG Management Consultants

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Betty Wilber

Director of Nursing Systems

UCLA Health System

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Panel 3: California and the Affordable Care Act: Where Do We Go From Here?

Throughout the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, California has been a success story, sparking innovation nationwide and cutting its uninsured rate by half. With changes in administration, California will face new challenges. This panel explores the advantages that make California successful and postulates potential impacts and next steps over the next four years.

Holly Mitchell

Member

California Senate Committee on Health

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Jack Kurihara

Director Strategy Development

UCLA Health

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Barsam Kasravi

CMO

CA Medicaid, Anthem

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Gerald Kominski

Director

UCLA Center for Health Policy

Moderator

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Panel 4: Precision Medicine – The New Frontier

Hailed as the next big wave of breakthroughs in biotechnology, precision medicine has captured the imagination of patients, physicians, researchers, businesses, and even the White House, with California leading the charge. This panel will discuss the trends, opportunities, and barriers in advancing a field that has already begun to revolutionize healthcare.

Amit Agrawal

Executive Director, Corporate Strategy

Amgen

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Dwight Baker

Senior Director Software Engineering and Bioinformatics, Oncology

Illumina

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AJ Bergmann

Vice President, Finance

Capricor Therapeutics

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Dr. Daniel Geschwind

Director

UCLA Institute for Precision Health

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David J. Whelan

Partner

Bespoke Strategy

Moderator

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