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19th Annual Employee Health Care Conference - San Diego

Leading with Purpose: Impact, Value, Experience
MARCH 19 - 20, 2019 | HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT | SAN DIEGO, CA

APRIL 04 - 05, 2019 | NEW YORK MARRIOTT MARQUIS | NEW YORK, NY


March 19 - 20, 2019

About the Conference

To attract, retain and engage a diverse workforce and create a competitive advantage, the right benefit programs are critical. Join us to learn about the purpose-driven health care strategies and tactics that propel positive business outcomes and enhance the employee experience.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Employee impact: Insights from employees about their benefit experiences and the impact on their family and work
  • Capitol Hill and health care: All employers “need to know” about the impact of the mid-term elections on employer-sponsored benefits, the Affordable Care Act, the new tax law, regulation and more
  • Game changers: Methods, technology and tools shaping future workforces, workplaces and benefits
  • The value of inclusion and diversity: Shifts in strategies and tactics to embed an equity mindset into benefits

Highlights: Reality check and nuts-and-bolts sessions:

  • Evolved employee experience: Finding the right platforms to engage employees in their benefit programs and to create a simply exceptional employee benefits experience
  • Holistic wellbeing: Taking an integrated approach to physical, behavioral/emotional, financial and social wellbeing that meets employees where they are
  • Global HR: Learning how HR leaders align, coordinate and effectively administer health care benefit programs around the globe
  • Financial safety: Understanding the range of voluntary benefits that can ease diverse employee financial worries and boost financial security
  • Care delivery roadmap: Setting a path for employers to successfully uncomplicate the patient care journey
  • Applied analytics: Using pinpoint focus to fine-tune solutions that embed best practices and experiences
  • Pharmacy and specialty drugs: Synching up cost and utilization solutions with clinical conditions and employee needs

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed exclusively for Heads, VPs, Directors, and Managers of:

  • HR
  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Wellness
  • Total Rewards

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

Get Involved!

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Register Early and Save!

Book your seat by January 25th, 2019 and save $400!

LOCATION

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

You may make hotel reservations for the Employee Health Care Conference by phone or online.

Hilton San Diego Bayfront 
1 Park Boulevard 
San Diego, CA 92101 
Meeting Dates: March 19-20, 2019 

Phone
800-HILTONS (445-8667) or 619-564-3333 
Tell the operator the city/state of the meeting (San Diego, CA), the name of the hotel (Hilton San Diego Bayfront), the arrival date, and the group name ("Employee Health Care Conference").

Online Booking

The discounted group rate is $285 per night for a standard single, excluding taxes, which are 12.50% + $.60 per room per night.

Reservation cut-off date: Monday, February 25, 2019.

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's not-for-profit mission.

2nd.MD
ActiveHealth Management
Aetna Inc.
Bank of America
Big Health
Castlight Health
Cigna
Cleo
Collective Health
Color Genomics
Fitbit, Inc.
HealthEquity, Inc.
HealthTap
Hello Heart
Hinge Health
IBM Watson Healthâ„¢
Kaiser Permanente
Livongo Health
Naturally Slim
One Medical Group
Ovia Health
RedBrick Health and Virgin Pulse
Rethink Benefits
Vida Health
Virta Health
LEAD SPONSORS
Willis Towers Watson
SPONSORED BY
Accolade
Aduro Life
Amino
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Artemis Health
Bind Benefits
Blue Shield of California
Brightside
Careington International
Carrot Fertility
Cognoa, Inc.
CommonBond
Compass Professional Health Services
ConnectYourCare
ConsumerMedical
Evive Health
Express Scripts
EyeMed
Further
Ginger.io
Grand Rounds
Happify Health
Health Advocate Solutions
Healthcare Bluebook
Kindbody
Lyra Health
Maven Clinic
meQuilibrium
Meritain Health
Omada Health
Progyny
Quantum Health, Inc.
Rx Savings Solutions
Tango Health
Teladoc
The StayWell Company, LLC
UnitedHealth Group
VSP Vision Care
Walgreens & Co.
WebMD Health Services
Wellthy
AGENDA
MARCH 19 - 20, 2019
HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT
March 19 - 20, 2019

About the Conference

To attract, retain and engage a diverse workforce and create a competitive advantage, the right benefit programs are critical. Join us to learn about the purpose-driven health care strategies and tactics that propel positive business outcomes and enhance the employee experience.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Employee impact: Insights from employees about their benefit experiences and the impact on their family and work
  • Capitol Hill and health care: All employers “need to know” about the impact of the mid-term elections on employer-sponsored benefits, the Affordable Care Act, the new tax law, regulation and more
  • Game changers: Methods, technology and tools shaping future workforces, workplaces and benefits
  • The value of inclusion and diversity: Shifts in strategies and tactics to embed an equity mindset into benefits

Highlights: Reality check and nuts-and-bolts sessions:

  • Evolved employee experience: Finding the right platforms to engage employees in their benefit programs and to create a simply exceptional employee benefits experience
  • Holistic wellbeing: Taking an integrated approach to physical, behavioral/emotional, financial and social wellbeing that meets employees where they are
  • Global HR: Learning how HR leaders align, coordinate and effectively administer health care benefit programs around the globe
  • Financial safety: Understanding the range of voluntary benefits that can ease diverse employee financial worries and boost financial security
  • Care delivery roadmap: Setting a path for employers to successfully uncomplicate the patient care journey
  • Applied analytics: Using pinpoint focus to fine-tune solutions that embed best practices and experiences
  • Pharmacy and specialty drugs: Synching up cost and utilization solutions with clinical conditions and employee needs

Who Should Attend

This conference is designed exclusively for Heads, VPs, Directors, and Managers of:

  • HR
  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Wellness
  • Total Rewards

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 11 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 9.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 9.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

Get Involved!

If you would like to get involved in this year’s conference, please contact us.

Register Early and Save!

Book your seat by January 25th, 2019 and save $400!

Jennifer Adkins
US Benefit Program Benefit Sr. Manager
Magna International of America, Inc.

Sangeeta Agarawal
CEO and Founder
Helpsy Health

Muna Almuallem
Director, International Benefits
Fluor

Lucy Avsharyan
VP of Operations
United Talent Agency

Bryan Aycock
Senior Global Benefits Manager
Zynga

Rajaie Batniji, MD, PhD
Co-Founder and Chief Health Officer
Collective Health

Kim Berdinsky
Director of Benefits
Sally Beauty Holdings

Ambar Bhattacharyya
Maverick Ventures
Maverick Capital Fund

Jon Black
Vice President, Total Rewards
Republic Services

Leslie Busby, MD
Chairman
The US Oncology Network

Caitlin Callaham
Total Rewards Senior Manager
Moss Adams LLP

Oscar Canon
Global Process Owner, Journey Management-Minerva
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Jeni Chih
Senior Director, Global Health & Wellness
PepsiCo, Inc.

Mike Chilen
Director, Global Benefits and Mobility
Mary Kay Inc.

Mike Civello
Vice President
Rethink Benefits

Maayan Cohen
CEO
Hello Heart

Nancy Coletto
VP, Account Management
Grand Rounds

Mandie Conforti, LCSW
Director, Health & Benefits
Willis Towers Watson

Melanie Cumbee
Director, Organizational Health & Well-Being
MemorialCare

Rhonda Davidson
Benefits Director
Oracle

Marco Diaz
SVP, Global Head of Benefits
NewsCorp

Meridith Dorner
Director, Account Management
Express Scripts

Samanntha DuBridge
Vice President, Global Benefits and Employee Mobility
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Matt Eurey
SVP, Customer & Health Plan Partnerships
Accolade

Lisa Evans
Director of Healthcare
Southwire Company, LLC

Terri Flint, LCSW, PhD
Director, Employee Health Services
Intermountain Healthcare, Inc.

Sara Freitag
Director, Corporate Benefit Plans, Total Rewards & HR Systems
The Kroger Co.

Grace Gaddi
Benefits Manager, US Health Plans
Salesforce

Will Gause
Business Application Specialist
Intermountain Healthcare, Inc.

Julie Gebauer
Global Head of Human Capital & Benefits
Willis Towers Watson

Arnnon Geshuri
Chief People Officer
Livongo

Russell Glass
CEO
Ginger

Steven Goldberg
VP, Medical Affairs, Population Health, and Chief Health Officer, Health & Wellness
Quest Diagnostics

Grant Gordon
CEO and Co-Founder
Artemis Health

Jarred Hall
Sr. Manager, U.S. Healthcare Benefits
Walmart Inc

DeAnna Hall
Corporate Health and Well-being Manager
LG&E and KU Energy

Sarah Hallberg DO, MS
Medical Director
Virta Health

Steven Halpern
Chief Medical Officer
Cigna

Diana Han
Chief Medical Officer
GE Appliances, a Haier company

Randy Hawkins, MD, FACHE
Chief Medical Officer, Health Analytics
ConsumerMedical

Brandi Hodor
Analytic Advisor
IBM Watson Health

Abigail Hollingsworth
Senior Director of Employee Benefits
Salesforce

Leah Holzwarth
Manager, Health Well-being
Wespath Benefits and Investments

John Hosea
VP, HR Benefits & Operations
Blue Cross Blue Shield

Sara Huang
Manager, Benefits
Gap Inc.

Adam Johnson
Vice President, Health
Alight solutions

Ann Marie Kelly
Senior Manager, Benefits
Home Depot

Allan Khoury, MD, PhD
Senior Health Management Consultant
Willis Towers Watson

Katie Kirkland
Director of Benefits
Southern Company

James Klein
President
American Benefits Council

Allen Kline
Executive Vice President of Client Experience
Evive

Rich Krutsch
Vice President, People Services
ArcBest

Rajiv Kumar, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Virgin Pulse

Craig Kurtzweil
National Vice President, Data Analytics and Innovation
UnitedHealth Group

Othman Laraki
CEO
Color Genomics

Glenn Larson
Solution Architect
ConnectYourCare LLC

Coleman Lauterbach
Vice President of Human Resources
HMSHost

Patricia Leckman
VP, Human Resources
Illumina

Sarah Lecuna
Sr. Americas & Global Wellness Benefits Manager
Intuit, Inc.

Steven Leitman
Vice President -- Global Payment Experience & Solutions
Visa

Andrea Lessard
Head of Compensation and Benefits
Red Bull

Ruth Lowenthal
Vice President, HR Total Rewards
Xcel Energy

Julie Lyons
Manager, Global Wellbeing & Recognition
Kohler Co.

Collette Manning
Staff VP Strategic Initiatives
Anthem, Inc.

Marjorie Mayerson
Managing Director
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Veronica McCoy
Director, Benefits
Sephora

Sarah McGill
Senior Director, Corporate and Government Accounts
Genentech, Inc.

Lisa Meddock
System Director, Health and Wellness
OhioHealth Corporation

Paul Mendelowitz, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Director, Health Informatics
ActiveHealth Management

Diana Meyer
Vice President, California Market
Aetna

Charles Montreuil
Senior Vice President, HR - Rewards
Best Buy

Leslie Morton
Manager, North America Health and Group Benefits
Ball Corporation

Ryan Murry, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director, Compensation & Benefits
Essilor of America

Stephen Neeleman, MD
Founder / Vice Chair
HealthEquity

Alex Nguyen
VP Products & Solutions
WebMD Health Services

Lynne Chou O'Keefe
Founder and Managing Partner
Define Ventures

Nini O'Keefe
Manager, Well-Being Program
Asurion

Carmen Oldenburg, MA, CHES
Wellness Manager
St. Luke's Health System

Shawna Oliver
Head of US Benefits
Manulife

Jennifer Paisley
Director, Benefits
Valmont Industries, Inc.

Tom Parry, PhD
President
IBI

Daniel Perez
CEO, Co-Founder
Hinge Health

Karen Personette
Manager of Health & Wellness Promotion
DTE Energy

Heather Pineda, MPH
Benefits Administration Manager
University of California, Office of the President

Marjorie Powell
Senior Vice President and CHRO
AARP

Debra Pynchon
Executive Director of Global Benefits and Mobility
Lenovo (United States) Inc.

Donny Quesenberry
International Risk Manager
Mars Incorporated

Michael Reeve
RVP Sales West
Livongo

Casey Reynolds
Bid Sales Manager
Us Foods

Karen Romans, LICSW
Director of Clinical Operations & Customer Success
Fitbit Health Solutions

Andy Rosa
Director Human Resources, Benefits & Workforce Health
AmeriGas

Jason Russell
Head of North America Total Rewards
SAP

Heather Russo
Senior Manager Benefits Strategy and Engagement, Disney Enterprise Employee Benefits
Walt Disney Company, The

Katherine Ryder
Founder & CEO
Maven Clinic

Bhuvana Sagar
National Medical Executive
Cigna

Erin Sarin
Senior Manager, Corporate Benefits and Well-Being Strategy
Mitre

Seth Serxner
Chief Health Officer and Senior Vice President of Population Health
Optum

Vicki Shackelford
Vice President Compensation & Benefits
Wood

Peter Shalek
Co-Founder & CEO
Joyable

Robin Sheldon
Sr. Vice President, Office of Strategic Business Development & Partnerships
Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health

Shannon Skaggs
President
Quantum Health

Brian Skiba
Director of Products, Technology & Professional Services, USA
Babylon Health

Shannon Spanhake
CEO
Cleo

Nupur Srivastava
SVP Product
Grand Rounds

Julie Stadlbauer
SVP, Business Development
Progyny

Chris Stenzel
Vice President, Business Development & Innovation
Kaiser Permanente

Kate Terrell
Employee Experience Leader, Culture Navigator, and People Strategist
Driscoll's

Joe Toniolo
Sr. Director of Health & Welfare Plans
Us Foods Inc

Kristin Torres-Mowat
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Castlight Health

Dan Trencher
SVP Product & Strategy
Teladoc

Julie Tuggle
Director, Benefits
Genentech, Inc.

Brent Vaughan
CEO
Cognoa

Dickon Waterfield
Chief Commercial Officer
Big Health

Ralph Weber, REBC, GBA, CLU
President & CEO
Medibib

Darren White
CEO
ADURO, Inc.

Luiz Whitney
Manager, Diversity & Inclusion
Ball Corporation

Karen Wiens
Director of Global Benefits
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cole T. Williams
Director, Global Clinical Operations and Wellness
Cummins Inc.

Maracie Wilson, MSN, RN, PHN
Director, Caregiver Well-Being
St. Joseph Health

Nescett Wright
Head of Global Benefits
8X8

Other scheduled dates and locations for 19th Annual Employee Health Care Conference - San Diego:

April 04 - 05, 2019 – New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY

Pre-Conference Workshops:

The Journey to Something Better - The Life Cycle of Benefits Delivered through Great Experiences


March 18, 2019

This year, in both San Diego and New York, you will have the opportunity to attend a preconference workshop focused on benefits delivery strategies throughout your participant’s life cycle of benefit needs from new hire, to important changing life events through retirement.  Attendees will hear from thought leaders, clients and Willis Towers Watson experts on topics such as:

  • Benefits as an HR tool: how combining actuarial and health care consulting and analytics, eligibility and enrollment administration and more for simplified administration can positively impact your organization
  • The future of health care: federal health care policy and the changing regulatory landscape
  • Employee navigation of expanded choice 

More detailed information coming soon.

Improving Employee Engagement by Measuring Benefit Program Results


March 18, 2019

During this workshop you’ll learn from experts and employers how they measure success for both traditional and non-traditional benefits programs. We’ll discuss specific measures and data points, then apply them to your benefits strategy and programs. You’ll have the option of bringing your own vendor data or using our sample data to apply specific analytic strategies, find program ROI, and control for outliers to determine real program performance without bias. Come with an open mind and a willingness to get hands-on.  You’ll learn:

  • How to track and measure the success of traditional pharmacy benefits
  • What other self-insured employers are doing to find program ROI
  • Program vendor data and key metrics to track
  • How to apply analytic strategies to your own benefit programs 

Rance Hutchings, PharmD, Chief Clinical Officer, Artemis Health

Primary Care: It's Time to Fix What's Broken with High-Quality, Affordable Care


March 18, 2019

The vision of primary care is a great one. Having a primary care physician lowers the odds of premature death, saves money over the patient’s lifetime, and improves chronic care management. However, the current model is declining for a large and growing portion of the population. Thirty percent of adult Americans and nearly half of millennials don’t have a primary care physician. Compound this with a physician shortfall that’s expected to reach over 100,000 providers in the next decade and it becomes imperative that we address what’s next for primary care. 

In this fast-paced workshop, you’ll learn how a virtual primary care program can meet the needs of your entire employee population and help decrease your company’s healthcare costs. Join this workshop to discuss:

  • Why traditional primary care models aren’t working for a large and growing portion of the population.
  • The financial impact of inaccessible primary care on your workforce
  • How Virtual Primary care complements current care options while improving accessibility, affordability and quality

Earn Recertification Credits

CPE logo

Earn up to 3.5 CPE credits
Personnel/Human Resources
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live; Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

SHRM

This program has been pre-approved for 3.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI

This program has been approved for 3.25 (HR (General)) recertification credit hours toward aPHR, PHR, SPHR, PHRca, GPHR, PHRi, and SPHRi recertification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

2nd.MD
ActiveHealth Management
Aetna Inc.
Bank of America
Big Health
Castlight Health
Cigna
Cleo
Collective Health
Color Genomics
Fitbit, Inc.
HealthEquity, Inc.
HealthTap
Hello Heart
Hinge Health
IBM Watson Healthâ„¢
Kaiser Permanente
Livongo Health
Naturally Slim
One Medical Group
Ovia Health
RedBrick Health and Virgin Pulse
Rethink Benefits
Vida Health
Virta Health
Lead Sponsors
Willis Towers Watson
Sponsored By
Accolade
Aduro Life
Amino
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Artemis Health
Bind Benefits
Blue Shield of California
Brightside
Careington International
Carrot Fertility
Cognoa, Inc.
CommonBond
Compass Professional Health Services
ConnectYourCare
ConsumerMedical
Evive Health
Express Scripts
EyeMed
Further
Ginger.io
Grand Rounds
Happify Health
Health Advocate Solutions
Healthcare Bluebook
Kindbody
Lyra Health
Maven Clinic
meQuilibrium
Meritain Health
Omada Health
Progyny
Quantum Health, Inc.
Rx Savings Solutions
Tango Health
Teladoc
The StayWell Company, LLC
UnitedHealth Group
VSP Vision Care
Walgreens & Co.
WebMD Health Services
Wellthy

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