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Health Connect South 2017

September 28

“Disrupting Healthcare”

The theme this year reflects on Disrupting Healthcare with a focus on the patient (consumers), healthcare delivery, and policy. We want to highlight the innovations and advances of healthcare aiming to deliver the best health outcomes.

Through panel sessions, keynote addresses, and time for collaboration, Health Connect South looks forward to advancing our mission to serve the health community as a regional platform for health collaboration.

The program also includes networking for students and health leaders, a session on highlighting collaborations in health, and: the UnSung Hero Award and the Best Collaboration Award.

AGENDA
9:00AM
Opening Remarks: Russ Lipari, CEO & President, Health Connect South

9:15AM

Welcome Keynote: James Weyhenmeyer, PhD, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Georgia State University

9:30AM

Skin in the Game of Healthcare: Investing & Partnering in Health

Bridging the gap between investors and healthcare startups

Moderator: L.A. Galyon, Managing Director, Brentwood Capital Advisors

  • Lee Herron, VP of Venture Development, Georgia Research Alliance Ventures
  • Bob Crutchfield, Executive Director, Innovate Birmingham
  • Jordan Amadio, MD, Managing Partner, NeuroLaunch
  • Justin Sabet-Peyman, Director, Private Equity, KKR

10:25AM 5 Minute Break

10:30AM

Consumers in the Driver’s Seat: How Consumers Drive Healthcare Delivery
How consumers drive healthcare delivery offerings

Moderator: Russell Allen, President & CEO, GeorgiaBio

  • Howard Jacob, PhD, Chief Medical Genomics Officer, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
  • Marie Cameron, FACHE, Professor, Health Administration, Georgia State University
  • Guy Scull, CEO & President, CareLink of Northwest Georgia, Inc.
  • Steven Fraime, Director, Center for Health Transformation, Wellstar Health Systems

11:15AM

HCS Best Collaboration Award: Georgia Center for Diabetes Translation Research

Presenter: Kathryn Lawler, Executive Director, Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI)

  • Emory and Partners MSM, Georgia Tech Establish Collaborative Diabetes Research Center: Georgia Diabetes Translation Research Center (GDTRC)
  • UAB & Hudson Alpha: Genetics initiative to improve health for Alabama residents
  • OneFlorida Research Consortium
  • Wellstar CHT & GTRI: Solving the PCP access problem in NW Georgia with CareLink
  • American Cancer Society & the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) to expand access to 16 essential cancer treatment medications in Africa

11:35AM

HCS UnSung Hero Award: Georgia Research Alliance

Presenter: Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD, President & Dean, Morehouse School of Medicine

12:30PM

Lunch Keynotes: The Power of Mentorship

Omar Lattouf, MD, PHD, Professor of Surgery & Cardiothoracic, Emory University

Heval Kelli, MD, Cardiology Fellow, Emory University

1:00PM
Networking Break: Innovate, Integrate, Motivate
Introduction
: Shivani Goswami, Chief Operating Officer, Health Connect South

2:15PM
Student Presentation: Benjamin Li, MD & MBA Candidate, Vanderbilt University

Introduction: Meredith Swartz, Outreach Manager, Health Connect South

2:30PM
Fireside Chat: Coordinating Responses to National and Global Problems
Moderator: David Rubinger, Market President and Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle

  • Anne Schuchat, MD, Principal Deputy Director, CDC
  • Judy Monroe, MD, FAAFP President & CEO, CDC Foundation

3:05PM

Disruptive Innovations in Healthcare Delivery

Introduction: Larry Williams, President & CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

  • Halyard Health COOLIEF
    • Lisa Kudlacz, Vice President, General Manager, Global Interventional Pain Management, Halyard Health
  • Center for Medical Interoperability
    • Ed Cantwell, President & CEO, Center for Medical Interoperability
  • DynoForms
    • David Norris, CEO & Founder, DynoForms
  • GTRI Wellstar Epic
    • Brad Fain, PhD, Director, Georgia Tech HomeLab, Georgia Tech Research Institute
    • Brian Liu, MBA, Branch Head, Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Emory Collaborative Network
    • Tim Buchman, PhD, MD, Director, Emory Critical Care Center & Prof Surgery and Anesthesiology, Emory SOM
    • Cheryl Hiddleson, MSN, RN, CCRN-E, Director, eICU Center, Emory

Conclusion: Jason Rupp, Executive Director, Southeast Medical Device Association

4:05PM

Reimagining Health: Past Politics to Healthy People in Healthy Communities.

Moderator: Patrick O’Carroll, MD, MPH, Head, Health Systems Strengthening Sector, The Task Force for Global Health

  • Karen Minyard, Ph.D., Director, Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia State University
  • Daniel Dawes, J.D. Executive Director, Government Relations, Policy & External Affairs, Morehouse School of Medicine

4:40PM

Closing Remarks

4:45PM

HCS Reception

DIRECTIONS

Site visit Instructions:

Upon entering the parking deck you will need to take a ticket. Once you park in the deck you will need to take the elevator to the first level. DO NOT GO TO THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE AQUARIUM. Exit the elevator and walk straight ahead across the deck. Enter through the ballroom glass doors.

From the North of Atlanta via I-85/75
85 South
Exit 249C Williams Street
Make a right onto Baker St.
Make a right onto Luckie St.
Make a right onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
Oceans Ballroom/Aquarium Parking Garage is on the right

From the South of Atlanta via I-85/75
85 North
Take the International Street Exit
Left onto Andrew Young International Boulevard
Make a right onto Spring St.
Left onto Baker St.
Cross over Centennial Olympic Park
Make a right onto Luckie St.
Make a right onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
Oceans Ballroom/Aquarium Parking Garage is on the right

From the East of Atlanta via I-20
20 West
85 North
Exit 249D Spring Street
Make a right onto Spring St
Bear left onto Centennial Olympic Park Drive
Make a right onto Baker St.
Make a right onto Luckie St.
Make a right onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
Oceans Ballroom/Aquarium Parking Garage is on the right

From the West of Atlanta via I-20
20 East
85 North
Exit 249D Spring Street
Make a right onto Spring St
Bear left onto Centennial Olympic Park Drive
Make a right onto Baker St.
Make a right onto Luckie St.
Make a right onto Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd.
Oceans Ballroom/Aquarium Parking Garage is on the right

Award Nominations

Unsung Hero Award

The Health Connect South Unsung Hero Award recognizes an institution or individual that has made an immense contribution to advances in healthcare in the Southeast through forging and sustaining collaborative endeavors.  This institution or individual’s efforts have gone largely unseen but have been critical to interdisciplinary collaboration producing effective solutions to challenges and opportunities in healthcare.

HCS Collaboration Award

​The HCS Collaboration Award recognizes two or more individuals or organizations who have leveraged the HCS platform to develop partnerships and collaborations that have contributed to advances in healthcare in the Southeast. This group’s efforts have been critical to interdisciplinary collaboration, and producing effective solutions that go above and beyond a mere partnership to create a platform, product, or opportunity addressing challenges in healthcare.

Details

Date:
September 28

Venue

Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St NW
Atlanta,GA30313US
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