MONDAY, OCTOBER 3—PRECONFERENCE ACTIVITY
These tours are open to OptumHealth clients on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.
6:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Mayo Clinic Rochester
8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview and
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Emerging Challenges for Children With Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) and Other Critical Illnesses That Require Intensive Care as Infants, Gil Wernovsky, MD, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Elective Birth, Elective Complications: Are We Putting Babies at Risk When Born Prior to Full Gestation? Daniel V. Landers, MD, FACOG, University of Minnesota Medical School
Bariatric Surgery for Treatment of Chronic Conditions, Sayeed Ikramuddin, MD, University of Minnesota Medical Center (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Ventricular Assist Device (VAD): What Does the Future Hold? Joseph Rogers, MD, FACC, Duke University Medical Center (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Transplantation: A Glimpse Into the Future, Michael Abecassis, MD, MBA, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), A. Osama Gaber, MD, FACS, The Methodist Hospital (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Reducing Length of Stay in the NICU: A QI Initiative, Richard E. McClead, Jr., MD, MHA, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Pain Management Cost Control, Michael S. Leong, MD, Stanford Pain Management Center
Welcome Reception and Exhibit Grand Opening—Exhibit Hall
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5
Wellness Screening and Flu Vaccinations
4th Annual Wellness Walk—A 2.5 or 4 mile walk/run (approximately 30 minutes). Click here for more information and route maps..
Registration and Continental Breakfast—Exhibit Hall
Targeted Therapies A New Generation of Cancer Treatments, Daniel Catenacci, MD, The University of Chicago Medical Center
Explosion in High-Cost Diagnostic Radiology, Karl N. Krecke, MD, Mayo Clinic
Childhood Obesity, David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, Children's Hospital Boston (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
10: 45 a.m.
Keynote Address—The Feedback Loop: A Strategy for Improving Behavior and Lifestyle, Thomas Goetz, Executive Editor of “Wired” and Author of “The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine” (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
11: 45 a.m.
Luncheon Presentation: Making Health Care Simple and Affordable, Rob Webb, CEO, OptumHealth (nonaccredited/optional)
Dessert Reception—Exhibit Hall
Critical Technical Gaps in the Current Health Care Market, Walter M. Bortz II, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Health Care Payment Reform: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going? Suzanne F. Delbanco, PhD, Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR) (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Employers and Benefit Design, What Will Help? Kenneth E. Thorpe, PhD, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
The Complexity of Managing Complex Chronic Conditions, Macaran Baird, MD, MS, University of Minnesota
5:30–7: 30 p.m.
20th Anniversary Party—Exhibit Hall
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6
Workout With Vanessa—StayFit Athletic Club
Client Choice Awards Presentation
The Promise of Wellness Programs in Comprehensive Health Care Management, Ron Goetzel, PhD, Emory University, Institute for Health and Productivity Studies
Health Literacy: The Importance of Effective Patient Communication, Michael Wolf, PhD, MPH, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Break—Use this extended break for hotel check out, if needed.
Transparency for Providers and Members in Today’s Era of Reform, Jim Guyn, MD, Medica; David Elton, DC, OptumHealth (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
The Concept of Accountable Care, Cary S. Sennett, MD, PhD, FACP, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Lunch (provided for general audience) OR
Exploring the Role of Digital/Social Media in Health Care and the Impact on Consumer Engagement, Marcus Fischer, space150
Value Drivers as a Leading Indicator of Performance, A. Mark Fendrick, MD, University of Michigan Medical Center
Why Fixing Our Current Health Care System Is a National Priority, Mark Blatt, MD, MBA, Digital Health Group, Intel Corporation (Social workers: 1 CE hour)
Note: OptumHealth reserves the right to make any necessary changes to this program. Efforts will be made to keep presentations as scheduled. However, unforeseen circumstances may result in the substitution of faculty or content.
Last Updated: 09/27/11