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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.

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

Sangeeta Agarawal, CEO and Founder, Helpsy Health

Muna Almuallem, Director, International Benefits, Fluor

Lucy Avsharyan, Benefits Manager, United Talent Agency

Bryan Aycock, Senior Global Benefits Manager, Zynga

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

Kim Berdinsky, Sr. Director, Benefits, Alliance Data

Ambar Bhattacharyya, Maverick Ventures, Maverick Capital Fund

Jon Black, Sr. Vice President, Total Rewards and HR Systems, Republic Services

Leslie Busby, MD, Chairman, The US Oncology Network

Caitlin Callaham, Total Rewards Senior Manager, Moss Adams

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

Jeni Chih, Senior Director, Global Benefits, Gap 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, Director, Benefits, Oracle

Marco Diaz, SVP, Global Head of Benefits, News Corporation

Meridith Dorner, Director, Account Management, Express Scripts

Samanntha DuBridge, VP Global Benefits Strategy, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Matt Eurey, SVP, Customer & Health Plan Partnerships, Accolade

Lisa Evans, Senior Director of Living Well, Southwire Company, Inc.

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, Program 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, MD, MBA, VP, Medical Affairs, Population Health, Chief Health Officer, Health & Wellness, Quest Diagnostics

Grant Gordon, Co-founder and CEO, Artemis Health

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

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

Sarah Hallberg DO, MS, Medical Director, Virta Health

Steven Halpern, Chief Medical Officer, Cigna

Diana Han, Chief Medical Officer, Global Medical Director, GE Home & Business Solutions

Randy Hawkins, MD, FACHE, Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President, 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, Human Resources, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, 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 Human Resources, HMSHost Corporation

Patricia Leckman, VP, Human Resources, Illumina

Sarah Lecuna, Sr Global 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, Senior Benefits Analyst - Wellness, Kohler Co.

Collette Manning, Staff VP Strategic Initiatives, Anthem, Inc.

Marjorie Mayerson, Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Veronica McCoy, Senior Manager, 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, Market Vice President, National Accounts, Aetna National Accounts

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, Senior Director, Head of US Benefits, John Hancock

Jennifer Paisley, Director of HR, Valmont Industries

Thomas Parry, PhD, President, Integrated Benefits Institute

Daniel Perez, CEO, 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 & Mobility, Lenovo

Donny Quesenberry, International Risk Manager, Mars Incorporated

Mike Reeve, Vice President, 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, Director North America Total Rewards, SAP America, Inc.

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, The MITRE

Seth Serxner, PhD, MPH, Chief Health Officer, 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, Inc.

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

Thomas Sondergeld, Vice President HRIS, Global Benefits & Mobility, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.

Shannon Spanhake, CEO, Cleo

Nupur Srivastava, VP, Product, Grand Rounds

Julie Stadlbauer, Senior Vice President, Client Solutions, 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, Health and Welfare Design, U.S./ Canada, Cisco Systems Inc.

Nicole Williams, Director, Global Clinical Strategy, Cummins Inc.

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

Nescett Wright, Program Manager, Benefits, eBay

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.

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