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Accordant Health Services, LLC
American Lung Association
American Specialty Health
Anvita Health
APS Healthcare
athenahealth, Inc.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Care Continuum Alliance
Channing Bete Company
Community Health Solutions of America
CoreHealth Technologies Inc.
Dynamed Solutions
Eliza Corporation
Examination Management Services
Futrix Health
Guiding Stars Licensing Company
Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc.
Health Dialog
Health Integrated
HealthMedia Inc.
Home Access Health Corporation
Hooper Holmes Health & Wellness
IMS Health
InfoMC Inc.
Journeyworks Publishing
Krames Staywell
Mayo Clinic
McKesson Health Solutions
MedAssurant Inc.
Milliman Care Guidelines
Mollen Immunization Clinics
National Athletic Trainers
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Ovation Benefits
Pharos Innovations
Pitney Bowes Business Insight
QualityMetric Incorporated
SAS Institute
Silverlink Communications
Superior Mobile Health Solutions
TCS Healthcare Technologies
Top Down Systems
Walgreen Co.
Warm Health Inc.
WebMD Health Services





Forum 11 Keynotes

The Care Continuum Alliance annual meeting provides a forum for thought leadership in health care and advances understanding of policies and practices that improve care quality and value. At The Forum 11, a diverse agenda of plenary session speakers will explore issues of importance to population health, including reform, health information technology and employee programs.


Wednesday, Sept. 7, 12 - 1:30 p.m. (Continental 5 & 6)

Opening Remarks
Tracey Moorhead
President & CEO, Care Continuum Alliance
Thomas J. Donohue
President & CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(Recorded with live introduction by Lynn L. Franzoi, Chair, Employee Benefits Committee, U.S. Chamber.)
Keynote Presentations
Ceci Connolly
Senior Adviser
McKinsey Center for U.S. Health System Reform

Ceci Connolly joined McKinsey & Company's independent health economic research group after a successful 25-year career in journalism, reporting on national politics, health care, Latin America and natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina. She was a national staff writer at the Washington Post from 1997 to 2010. As the paper's chief health policy correspondent, she chronicled President Obama's drive for sweeping health care legislation. Connolly frequently appears as a commentator on national television and is popular on the public speaking circuit. She is co-author of “LANDMARK: The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All” and a contributing author to the upcoming book, "Antidote: Strategies for Containing America's Runaway Health Care Costs."
Susan Kuruvilla
CLARK Security Products

Kuruvilla is passionate about health and wellness awareness and driving strategic planning processes. She has 22 years of business experience in various capacities of finance for both public and private companies and now leads CLARK Security Products, an Anixter company and the nation's leading distributor of door hardware, access control and innovative security solutions. Before joining CLARK in 1998, Kuruvilla worked for American Airlines in Dallas for seven years in a variety of finance and supply chain management responsibilities and spent three years in Chicago with Heller Financial, a commercial lender.
James H. Fowler, PhD
Noted social networking researcher & author

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James Fowler, PhD, is professor of Medical Genetics and Political Science, University of California, San Diego, and co-author with Nicholas Christakis of "Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives." He has been interviewed by Stephen Colbert, was named "most original thinker" of the year by The McLaughlin Group and was selected as one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers. Fowler's work lies at the intersection of social and natural science: his primary areas of research are social networks, behavioral economics, evolutionary game theory, political participation, cooperation and the new field of genopolitics, the study of the genetic basis of political behavior.


Thursday, Sept. 8, 9 - 10:30 a.m. (Continental 5 & 6)

Care Continuum Alliance Leadership Awards
Chairman's Remarks
Christopher Coloian
Board Chair, Care Continuum Alliance
Principal, Assabet Ventures

Chris Coloian is a business executive with more than 20 years' experience in strategy and management consulting, health care services and health insurance operations. Mr. Coloian has participated in the executive management team of four organizations in these market segments, achieving successful strategy creation, product launch and double digit revenue and earnings growth for each of the companies and their investors. Mr. Coloian has held leadership roles in a number of disciplines including: general management, business development, strategic planning, M&A, operations and product development.
Keynote Presentation
David Lansky, PhD
President & CEO
Pacific Business Group on Health

David Lansky, PhD, directs PBGH efforts to improve the affordability and availability of high quality health care. Since 2008, he has led the coalition of 50 large employers and health care purchasers representing more than 3 million Californians, including CalPERS, Wells Fargo, Intel, Safeway, Chevron, and the University of California. PBGH also collaborates with diverse stakeholders on national health care policy issues through the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project. Lansky is a nationally-recognized expert in accountability, quality measurement and health IT. He is purchaser representative on the federal HIT Policy Committee, serves on its Meaningful Use Workgroup and chairs its Quality Measures and Information Exchange workgroups. He is also co-chair of Cal eConnect, California’s state designated entity for governance of health information exchange.
Panel Discussion: Focus on Social Media
Chris Downie
Founder and CEO

Chris Downie, New York Times best-selling author of "The Spark," started his career at Procter and Gamble, co-founded an early Internet company that became eBay's first acquisition and invested $5 million of his own money to create SparkPeople.com. The free site now hosts more than 9 million members, who joined to lose weight and make healthful lifestyle changes through social media and other resources. A hands-on CEO, "SparkGuy" Downie is an avid exerciser, leader of several SparkTeams and active member of SparkPeople's online community (he's written more than 10,000 personal messages to members). He also frequently speaks at meetings and events and has "spread the spark" to millions through media interviews and appearances, including with FOX, Entertainment Tonight and The New York Times.
Mary Modahl
Chief Communications Officer

Mary Modahl is a seasoned marketing and research executive with more than two decades of cross-industry experience. Prior to joining QuantiaMD in 2011, she served as senior vice president of marketing, communications and government affairs for Health Dialog, the population health management unit of Bupa Group, a global health care company headquartered in London.
Matthew Holt
Co-Chair, Health 2.0
Founder & Author, The Health Care Blog

Matthew Holt spent the 1990s learning from the best to be a health care futurist at Institute for the Future, and a survey researcher at Harris Interactive. In the early 2000s he spent time at a PHR start-up but now he's best known as the founder of and (occasional) contributor to The Health Care Blog, one of the best-read blogs in health care. His other "day job" is as co-Chairman (with Indu Subaiya) of Health 2.0, which is a conference, media network, and community showcasing innovations in cloud, web, mobile & unplatforms technology in health care. For that he's mostly been self-taught.
Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH (Moderator)
Medical Director, Northeast Business Group on Health
Adjunct Faculty, Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Nobel is an innovator and researcher on the public health aspects of information technology and medical care, focusing on the design and evaluation of improved health care management systems that maximize cost-effectiveness, quality and patient experience. His work specifically encompasses the use of information management and communication technologies to better coordinate information between patients, providers, payers and purchasers, including interactive websites, remote physiologic monitoring, mobile computing, personal health records and other IT applications. He is on the Adjunct Faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health and also serves as Medical Director of the Northeast Business Group on Health and as Executive Director of their Solutions and Innovations Center.