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2020 Annual Employee Health Care Conference - San Diego

Health Care 2020: The Future Is Now – Connecting People, Technology and Science
MARCH 26 - 27, 2020 | HILTON SAN DIEGO BAYFRONT | SAN DIEGO, CA

MARCH 12 - 13, 2020 | NEW YORK MARRIOTT MARQUIS | NEW YORK, NY


March 26 - 27, 2020

About the Conference

How do employers develop and deliver benefits that meet employee needs for both today and tomorrow? Join us to learn how your peers are drawing on emergent science and technology to implement practical and effective strategies and programs that focus on the employee.

Who Should Attend

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

  • HR
  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Wellness
  • Total Rewards

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 18, 2020 and save $400!

LOCATION

Hilton San Diego Bayfront 
1 Park Boulevard 
San Diego, CA 92101

Please Note: Registration Fees Do Not Include Accommodations. To book a room at a discounted rate by March 4th, call 1800-HILTONS and mention the group code EHCC. Or, use our room block website.

OUR MISSION

All proceeds support The Conference Board's educational, scientific, and not-for-profit mission.

LEAD SPONSOR
Willis Towers Watson
SPONSORED BY
2nd.md
Accolade
ActiveHealth
Aetna Inc.
Anthem, Inc.
Artemis Health
Bank of America
Big Health
Blue Shield of California
Businessolver, Inc.
Carrot Fertility, Inc.
Castlight Health, Inc.
Collective Health
Color Genomics, Inc.
ConsumerMedical
DayTwo, Inc.
Further
Grand Rounds
Grokker
Happify Health
Health Advocate
Healthcare Bluebook
HealthEquity
Hello Heart
Hinge Health
IBM Watson Health
Kindbody
Lively
Livongo Health
Lyra Health
Maven
meQuilibrium
One Medical
PayFlex
Physera
Progyny
Rx Savings Solutions
Sharecare
SleepQuest
Sword Health
Teladoc Health
UnitedHealthcare
Vida
Virta Health
VSP Vision Care
WebMD Health Services
WW International
March 26 - 27, 2020

About the Conference

How do employers develop and deliver benefits that meet employee needs for both today and tomorrow? Join us to learn how your peers are drawing on emergent science and technology to implement practical and effective strategies and programs that focus on the employee.

Who Should Attend

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

  • HR
  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Wellness
  • Total Rewards

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 18, 2020 and save $400!

Jeffrey Bergin, Benefits Consultant, Total Rewards, SAP

Jeffrey Bergin, Senior Benefits Consultant, Total Rewards, SAP

Jon Black, Vice President, Total Rewards, Republic Services

Joanne Cardin, Director, Benefits, Veolia

Lynne Chou O'Keefe, Founder and Managing Partner, Define Ventures

Matthew Duncan, Vice President, ADURO, Inc.

Tom Ferraro, Assistant Vice President, MetLife

Marilyn Fontaine, Senior Director, Total Rewards, Pilot

Greta Gentile, Senior Manager, Benefits, FujiFilm

David Hoke, Senior Director, Associate Health and Well-being, Walmart

Drew Komenda, Chief Revenue Officer, Rx Savings Solutions

Mike LaBianca, SVP and Global Head of Human Resources, Sony Interactive Entertainment - PlayStation

Steven Lester, Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, Associate Medical Director for the Department of Business Development and Associate Medical Director for Contracting and Payor Relations, Mayo Clinic

Julie Lyons, Manager, Wellness, Kohler Co.

CJ Mark, Chief Commercial Officer, Vida

Melinda Morimoto, Principal Benefits Manager, Genentech

Chris Mosunic, PhD, Chief Clinical Officer, Vida

Christine Muldoon, VP Marketing & Strategy, WebMD Health Services

Jason Russell, Head of North America Total Rewards, SAP

Caroline Savello, VP, Commercial, Color

Robert Siegel, Market Portfolio Manager, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Todd Smasal, Director, Total Rewards Human Resources, Northwestern Mutual

Elvia Soberanes-Iniguez, MPH, Benefits Program Manager, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Susan Sproat, Executive Director, HR Benefits, University of Pennsylvania

Maria Walsh, Vice President, Global Benefits and Mobility, Nielsen

Charles White, Vice President, Compensation & Benefits, HD Supply

Ross Wilken, Executive Director, Benefits, CME Group

Brian Woods, SVP Enterprise, Sharecare

Anna Zappia, Vice President, Human Resources, Mister Car Wash

Day One
Wednesday, March 12: New York
Wednesday, March 26: San Diego

Conference Registration: 7:15 am – 5:00 pm
Networking Continental Breakfast: 7:15 – 8:00 am

Hosted by: SLEEPQUEST   WW Health Solutions

General Session A: 8:00 – 8:15 am

Health Care 2020: The Future Is Now

Employers face the challenge of delivering affordable benefits that meet employee needs both today and tomorrow. This opening session outlines how employers — your peers — can harness the power of science and technology to offer valued, competitive benefit programs in 2020 and beyond.

General Session B: 8:15 – 9:15 am

Health Care 2020: Connecting People, Science and Technology

Experts with diverse perspectives discuss the essential elements of health care benefits: science and technology. Attendees will walk away with practical advice on how to build state-of-the-art benefit programs that are delivered with a human touch.

Steven Lester, M.D., Cardiologist and Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science, Associate Medical Director for the Department of Business Development; Associate Medical Director for Contracting and Payor Relations, Mayo Clinic

Concurrent C1: 9:30 – 10:15 am

Using Benefit Programs to Enhance the Employee Experience (Repeats as L1)

Employers are continually looking for new and unique ways to delight employees in delivery of their Total Rewards programs. Hear from high-performing companies successfully exceeding employees’ expectations by delivering value and impact during the meaningful moments in their lives.

Concurrent C2: 9:30 – 10:15 am

The Power of Data: Tapping Into Data to Create Powerful Benefits

Employers need robust and tailored health benefit offerings to attract and retain employees while competing for talent. Learn how your peers mine data to deliver high-impact, valued benefits through deep dives and thought-provoking analyses.

Concurrent C3: 9:30 – 10:15 am

The Emergence of Genomic Medicine

Genomic medicine is rapidly changing the clinical and economic face of medicine. This session will focus on trends in genomic medicine and strategies to drive value in this emerging field using case examples from the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

Concurrent C4: 9:30 – 10:15 am

What’s Possible When You Move Beyond a Traditional Health Plan Partner?

Health benefits is a critical part of your company culture, people strategy, and business finances, but too often legacy health plan options limit your strategy and your impact. Learn how benefits leaders are using a workforce health management system to rewrite the health benefits playbook and leave their mark on their organization.

Concurrent C5: 9:30 – 10:15 am

Navigation Is Essential to the Future of Health Care

A panel of employers will share the results they achieved through health care navigation including how navigation is crucial to their cost savings, higher employee engagement, early intervention and preventative health care utilization.

San Diego

Anna Zappia, Vice President, Human Resources, Mister Car Wash

Concurrent C6: 9:30 – 10:15 am

Closing the Access Gap: Delivering High-Touch, High-Quality Experiences with Virtual Care

This session will explore how virtual care transforms the patient experience — empowering employees with a better way to access a spectrum of quality, affordable care. Hear a leading employer discuss the important role that virtual care plays as employees face more chronic conditions and best practices for making virtual care a key component of your benefit strategy.

Joanne Abate, AVP Global Benefits and Insurance Programs, Unum

Concurrent C7: 9:30 – 10:15 am

Managing Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: How Employers Are Cracking the Code for Behavioral Change

Employees that are stressed, sedentary and eating poorly develop costly chronic diseases, including musculoskeletal conditions like back and joint pain. New research shows lifestyle interventions can treat and reverse chronic conditions. Learn how leading employers cracked the code for behavioral change to reduce medical spend, chronic pain, and improve outcomes.

Joanne Cardin, Director of Benefits, Veolia

New York

Carolyn Gordon, Director of Benefits, FujiFilm

San Diego

Greta Gentile, Sr. Manager, Benefits, FujiFilm

Networking Refreshment Break: 10:15 – 10:40 am

Hosted by: businesssolver    omada 

Concurrent D1: 10:40 – 11:25 am

HR Change Agents: Harnessing Change to Modernize Business and Benefits (Repeats as J2)

Change is the one constant all organizations can count on. Learn how two organizations experiencing significant change in their business models modernized their benefit programs to propel their organizations forward and meet the needs of a changing workforce.

Concurrent D2: 10:40 – 11:25 am

Delivering Integrated Wellbeing Through Creative Technology (Repeats as K1)

Learn how to deliver integrated wellbeing in new and clever ways by connecting technology platforms and applications with people and programs. The result? A top-notch employee wellbeing experience, lower medical cost trend, and other valued outcomes.

Concurrent D3: 10:40 – 11:25 am

New York: Food as Medicine: Microbiome-based, Personalized Nutrition to Enable Type 2 Diabetes Remission

Join us and learn how the largest hospital system in Alabama (Huntsville Hospital System) achieved HbA1c reduction, improvement in blood sugar “time-in-range,” weight loss, and strong adherence enabling cost reduction and a path to remission for employees with Type 2 diabetes.

San Diego: Transforming Health Care Delivery: New Provider Payment Models and Using the Latest Technology to Help Members in One of the Most Expensive Counties in the Country

The quality of your health care shouldn’t be determined by your ZIP code. Hear how an employer made a bold choice to design and implement a new health care model — it’s in one of the most expensive U.S. counties — that will give its members personalized care and a great experience for both them and their providers.

Concurrent D4: 10:40 – 11:25 am

Combating the Silent Killer: Delivering 2x Clinical Outcomes than Industry Standard in Blood Pressure Management Without Leaving Patients Behind

This session will review the key insights from industry-leading employers as they discuss implementing a smartphone solution, pros and cons of different technologies available in the market, enrollment methods that got the highest engagement rates, and, most importantly, clinical outcomes achieved.

New York

Douglas Stein, Manager, Payroll & Benefits, Lord Corporation 

San Diego

Todd Smasal, Vice President of Total Rewards, Northwestern Mutual 

Concurrent D5: 10:40 – 11:25 am

Turning Insights into Action: Using Data to Increase Employee Engagement

Learn how data and a custom approach can be used to educate employees and influence decisions in their benefit programs. You’ll gain insights from a leading organization, learn how to use data to generate awareness, and help your employees save for the present and invest in their future.

Concurrent D6: 10:40 – 11:25 am

Leveraging Technology to Deliver Life-Changing Mental Health Care

Join Pinterest to discuss how it has transformed its mental health benefits, including details on metrics and a tech-based approach that has allowed the company to transform mental health care benefits and deliver more care to employees who need it.

Concurrent E1: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

Improving the Employee Experience Through Innovative Communication

Hear how listening to employees’ voices yields highly valued benefit programs and more engaged employees. Also, learn how a leading employer used new technology to make information accessible and customizable to meet the diverse needs of its employees.

Concurrent E2: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

Mitigating Future Costs for Chronic and
Complex Conditions

Best-performing employers recognize ever-rising health costs place an enormous burden on employees with chronic conditions. Hear how two leading organizations use risk avoidance approaches to curb cost trends for diabetes and other costly chronic conditions by putting their employees first and giving them the right tools to get well — and stay well.

New York

Diana Morgan, Director, Benefits, Pilot

San Diego

Marilyn Fontaine, Sr. Director, Total Rewards, Pilot

Concurrent E3: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

San Diego: SAP Sees ROI and Engagement ASAP with an Rx Benefit Solution

Join two Total Rewards and benefit leaders from SAP who will share why SAP decided to implement an enhanced pharmacy benefit solution, what keys to success drove them to a 1:1 ROI in under 12 months, and how it has impacted engagement across a diverse member population.

Jeff Bergin, Benefits Consultant, Total Rewards, SAP

Drew Komenda, Chief Revenue Officer, Rx Savings Solutions

Jason Russel, Head of North America Total Rewards, SAP

Concurrent E4: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

New York: Driving Engagement and Quality Care Through Clinical Concierge

Physician quality transparency and navigation can help improve quality, diagnostic and treatment accuracy, and avoid unnecessary or inappropriate care. To curb health care costs, employers are activating employees using medical decision support and expert opinion programs. Learn how Sanofi’s clinical concierge and winning engagement strategies have resulted in desired outcomes.

Alan Lubeck, Head of US Benefits, Sanofi

David Hines, CEO & Founder, ConsumerMedical

Concurrent E5: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

Improving Clinical Outcomes for Fertility Through Diverse Benefit Offerings

Join this panel discussion to hear from a key stakeholder and an employer talk about the mental, physical and economic toll of infertility and the power of a comprehensive and supported benefit. You will hear from large employers how a comprehensive fertility benefit with emotional support has improved clinical outcomes, employee satisfaction and loyalty.

Concurrent E6: 11:40 am – 12:25 pm

PlayStation Changes the Game: Entertainment Leader Uses Data to Enhance Employee Experience and Boost Engagement

It’s no secret benefits play a major role in recruitment and retention, but what’s the key to giving employers that edge? PlayStation found it. Learn how PlayStation gives employees seamless access to their benefits while using data analytics to boost engagement and awareness, helping the company stand out in the competition for top tech talent.

Mike LaBianca, SVP and Global Head of Human Resources, Sony Interactive Entertainment - PlayStation

Networking Luncheon: 12:25 – 1:35 pm

Hosted by: vsp

General Session F: 1:40 – 2:35 pm

Stories from the HR Frontlines: Tackling Tough Issues

How can HR professionals respond to wide-ranging employee preferences and, at the same time, provide affordable, accessible, modern and competitive benefits? Learn about unconventional tactics that can take your benefit programs to the next level.

Melinda Morimoto, Principal Benefits Manager, Genentech, Inc.

Concurrent G1: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

Removing Barriers to Care: A Multifaceted Approach to Behavioral Health (Repeats as J1)

Behavioral health care requires a tailored and multi-pronged approach designed for today’s workforce. In this session, hear from companies that have taken a proactive role in promoting behavioral health and implementing comprehensive solutions to reduce old stigmas, address costs and ensure access to care options. 

Concurrent G2: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

A Global View: Driving Opportunities Through Coordination

Today’s employers are breaking down global barriers to evolve and grow their business, serve clients and explore new opportunities. This session will demonstrate how implementation of a solid global benefit framework with centralized benefit management, financing, communication and design strategies can increase efficiencies, while also improving quality, compliance and value to employees.

Maria Walsh, Vice President, Global Benefits and Mobility, The Nielsen Company

Concurrent G3: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

New York: Leveraging Your Data for Point-Solution Vendor Management

The availability of third-party vendors focused on a narrow part of the health delivery industry has grown exponentially in recent years. Learn how you can use your existing data to better evaluate proposals from point solutions, zero in on the opportunity, and track performance of selected vendors using metrics established from the very beginning.

San Diego: On Demand Health Insurance Saves Employers Money and Satisfies Employees by Reducing Waste

When health care costs increase, employers often face the hard choice of shifting costs to employees. Medtronic decided against this. They deployed a new design called on demand health insurance that targeted the 30 – 50% of wasteful expenses. Learn more about this new benefit design and the results of reduced premiums, enriched benefit coverage, and satisfied employees.

Concurrent G4: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

How Value-Based Continuous Remote Care Is Transforming Diabetes Treatment, Payment, and Costs

Fee-for-service health care reimbursement models continue to incentivize management and medication over reversing the disease. To meet payers’ needs for more effective solutions that reduce their populations’ growing Type 2 diabetes prevalence and dependence on expensive medications, new value-based care models and treatment guidelines are spurring clinically meaningful health outcomes and cost savings.

Concurrent G5: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

Ready, Set, Launch: How to Create the Well-Being Program Your Employees Want

Launching a new well-being program doesn’t have to be painful. In this session, Kohler will share how they launched a new well-being experience that addresses the unique needs of their 15,000 employees. Learn why they are bringing together all of their employee offerings in one place and how it has enabled their employees to play an active role in their health and well-being. 

Christine Muldoon, VP Marketing & Strategy, WebMD Health Services

New York

Erin Schad, Benefits Analyst, Kohler Co.

San Diego

Julie Lyons, Manager, Wellness, Kohler Co.

Concurrent G6: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

The 30/40/50 Rule: Uncovering the Truth About Transparency Solutions and What’s Next in Improving Member Safety and Savings

Join our session to learn transparency’s role in solving employers’ health care challenges with network steerage and how one of the largest industrial distributors in North America uses an online, mobile, and phone-based health care cost and quality transparency solution to navigate members to high-quality, fair-priced providers to reduce medical spend, improve outcomes and achieve rapid ROI.

San Diego

Charles White, Vice President - Compensation & Benefits, HD Supply

Concurrent G7: 2:50 – 3:35 pm

Using Your Holistic Benefits Data to Measure Program Success and Employee Wellness

The average employer is monitoring 10+ benefit programs, and that means 10+ benefit data feeds. In this session, we’ll look closely at how one employer is making connections across data feeds, programs and health measures to track the success of its programs and the wellness of its members.

Networking Refreshment Break: 3:35 – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: businesssolver   omada

General Session H: 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Silicon Valley Meets Corporate America: The Promise of Innovation

Why should employers care about health care innovation? In this fast-paced session, you’ll learn the challenges, triumphs and unexpected lessons from employers and venture capital investors that have piloted early stage benefit start-ups.

New York

Steve Kraus, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

San Diego

Lynne Chou O’Keefe, Founder and Managing Partner, Define Ventures

Networking Cocktail Reception: 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Hosted by: Willis Tower Watson   Day Tow   exprogram   Groker   happify Health   Health Net   Lively   onduo   Quit Genius   maven   vida   spring health

Day Two
Friday March 13: New York
Friday, March 27: San Diego

Networking Continental Breakfast: 7:15 – 8:00 am

Hosted by: SLEEPQUEST   WW Helth Solutions

General Session I: 8:00 – 9:00 am

Politics 2020: The Health Care Debate Heats Up

The one sure bet in the coming national elections is that health care will be front and center throughout. Get the inside scoop, as only Jim Klein can provide, on the likely scenarios and what it all means for your organization and employees.

Concurrent J1: 9:10 – 9:55 am

Removing Barriers to Care: A Multifaceted Approach to Behavioral Health (G1 repeated) 

Concurrent J2: 9:10 – 9:55 am

HR Change Agents: Harnessing Change to Modernize Business and Benefits (D1 repeated) 

Concurrent J3: 9:10 – 9:55 am

Precision Health for Employers: Genomics to Engage Employees, Advance Risk Stratification and Activate Employees into the Appropriate Employer Point Solutions and Other Care Pathways

The Teamsters Health & Welfare Fund and SAP will share how they have used genetics to engage a high percentage of their members into the program, delivered virtual genetic counseling and clinical pharmacists, as well as personalized non-genetic risk management strategies by activating members in the various care programs.

New York

Maria Scheeler, Administrator/Executive Director, Teamsters Health and Welfare Fund

Jessica Tracy, GBDS, CLCS, Director, Enterprise, Color

San Diego

Jeffrey Bergin, Sr. Benefits Consultant, Total Rewards, SAP

Caroline Savello, VP Commercial, Color

Concurrent J4: 9:10 – 9:55 am

Building a Culture of Wellness on a Limited Budget 

Concurrent J5: 9:10 – 9:55 am

The Power of Certainty in Your Employee’s Health

In this session you will learn how large employers have developed Total Rewards solutions that bend the cost curve, improve outcomes and deliver a concierge member experience that helps their employees and families make the right treatment decision the first time.

New York

Jeff Brodsky, Chief Human Resource Officer, Morgan Stanley

Rich Krutsch, Vice President, People Services, ArcBest

Shelley Sinclair, Assistant Director, Total Rewards – Benefits, EY

San Diego

Jon Black, Vice President, Total Rewards, Republic Services

Tom Ferraro, Assistant Vice President, MetLife

Networking Refreshment Break: 9:55 – 10:25 am
Concurrent K1: 10:25 – 11:10 am

Delivering Integrated Wellbeing Through Creative Technology (D2 repeated) 

Concurrent K2: 10:25 – 11:10 am

The Future Is Flourishing: Reigniting Humanity in The Workplace to Help Employees Find Their True Wellbeing

What’s the science behind flourishing and why does it matter to your organization? Discover how the world’s leading derivatives marketplace, CME Group, is connecting their employees with the personalized human support, professional development experiences, and a platform to help them grow and flourish in work and life.

Matthew Duncan, Vice President, ADURO

Ross Wilken, Executive Director, Benefits, CME Group

Concurrent K3: 10:25 – 11:10 am

Building a Data-Driven Benefit Strategy that Transforms Engagement and Maximizes Value

Enhancing member support and access to data-driven, personalized information can allow an employer to shape benefit design and encourage employee participation. Hear from an employer who successfully leveraged expanded support and data analytics as part of an integrated strategy to improve employees’ health and wellbeing.

New York

Jake Flaitz, Director, Benefits, Corporate Benefits Strategy Department, Paychex Inc.

San Diego

Susan W. Sproat, Executive Director, HR – Benefits, University of Pennsylvania

Concurrent K4: 10:25 – 11:10 am

A Better First Step in Mental Health Care: Why Employers Are Offering Digital Solutions Before Therapy and Medication

There’s a good chance your employees either don’t think they need help at all or prefer to handle things themselves. Digital self-help solutions can uniquely address these barriers. In this panel discussion, get an inside look at the results that Google, Salesforce and 3M have seen through offering automated, evidence-based solutions for employee sleep and mental health.

Concurrent L1: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

Using Benefit Programs to Enhance the Employee Experience (C1 repeated)

Concurrent L2: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

Empower Your Employees, Transform the Community

Now more than ever, employers have a responsibility to empower their workforces on the journey to better health. In this session, learn how CareFirst and Walmart have leveraged their most important asset – their own associates – to accelerate wellbeing of their workforces, the populations they serve and the communities in which they live. 

David Hoke, Senior Director, Associate Health and Wellbeing, Walmart Inc.

New York

Jeff Arnold, CEO, Sharecare

Julie Maneen, Senior Director of Product Management, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

San Diego

Robert Siegel, Market Portfolio Manager, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Brian Woods, SVP Enterprise, Sharecare

Concurrent L3: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

The Call to Action for Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

During this session, you will learn about several strategies you can use to provide support to employees and their families, focusing on specific target areas, such as loneliness, mental health first aid, and the role parents can play in preventing addiction with their children.

Concurrent L4: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

New York: The Importance of Pharmacogenomic Testing for All Employers: Goals of the Pharmacogenomics Outcomes in Employers Measured (POEM) Initiative

Attend this session to hear how the POEM Initiative is targeting a 24-month ROI in health care spend for employers offering pharmacogenomics testing plus medication therapy management to employees, with the goal of improving the experience of care and curbing prescription drug costs.

Jane Cheshire Gilbert, CPA, CGBA, Director, Retiree Health Care, State of Kentucky Teacher's Retirement System

Dr. Steven Goldberg, MD, MBA, VP, Medical Affairs, Population Health, and Chief Health Officer, Health & Wellness, Quest Diagnostics

Scott Megill, President and CEO, Coriell Life Sciences

San Diego: Polychronic by Design: Why We Can’t Solve for the Physical Without Treating the Behavioral

Whether anxiety, depression, or simply stress, these mental challenges can create a foundation of poor habits that lead to chronic illness. In this session, you’ll hear why innovative employers believe integrating the treatment of physical and emotional health is essential in order to achieve sustained results.

CJ Mark, Chief Commercial Officer, Vida

Chris Mosunic, PhD, Chief Clinical Officer, Vida

Elvia Soberanes-Iniguez, MPH, Benefits Program Manager, Cisco Systems

Concurrent L5: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

The Value of Health Navigation Technology to Power User Experiences

Learn how employers have deployed personalized health navigation within its employee benefit program to improve the health care experience. The platform harnesses the power of data to engage people more frequently in their care and help guide them to higher quality care at a lower cost.

Concurrent L6: 11:20 am – 12:05 pm

The Business Case for AI in Benefits

Can artificial intelligence (AI) revolutionize the way human resources and benefit teams perform their jobs? This session will showcase how large employers are using AI technology to reduce costs for their employees and their organizations. Learn how these tools can assist employees in selecting the best-fit benefit plans during open enrollment and optimize employee health programs.

General Session M: 12:15 – 12:30 pm

Conference Wrap-Up: The Future Is Here

Recapping key conference topics and themes, this wrap-up session continues the tradition of lively discussion by bringing major conference takeaways to life with a few surprises and prizes

Other scheduled dates and locations for 2020 Annual Employee Health Care Conference - San Diego:

March 12 - 13, 2020 – New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY

Pre-Conference Workshops:

Boosting Employee Satisfaction: Using Data-Driven Insights to Improve the Employee Experience


March 25, 2020

Nearly half of benefits leaders list improving employee productivity and satisfaction as their top organizational goal. They rely heavily on employee feedback to measure program success – but leaning on employee feedback alone isn't enough. Employers are frustrated by the limited insights they receive from their benefits data, with 53% saying one of their biggest challenges is accessing the right data. Hear from experts and leaders who are boosting employee satisfaction by leveraging benefits data and learn how to get access to the right insights to help you make better, employee-centric decisions.

Detecting Cancer When It Matters Most: Considering the Full Impact of Early Colorectal Cancer Screening in the Workplace


March 25, 2020

This workshop will examine how screening in the workplace can detect cancer early.

Medication Adherence: Addressing Challenges with Appropriate Medication Usage to Maximize Outcomes


March 25, 2020

For patients to achieve the desired clinical benefits of medications, it is critical that they take the medication as prescribed to achieve the best outcomes possible. The cost of nonadherence has been estimated at $100 billion to $300 billion annually. Over 50% of patients surveyed said that being nonadherent can make their condition worse and raise costs. But 33% of those patients say they sometimes to most of the time miss taking their medication as prescribed.  Achieving optimal adherence for patients can be challenging for a variety of reasons. This interactive workshop will review the importance and impact of appropriate medication use, the challenges with medication adherence and discuss ideas for employers to improve medication adherence to maximize the value of their pharmacy benefit.

Elevating the Employee Experience: The Convergence of People, Technology, and Science


March 25, 2020

This year, in both San Diego and New York, you will have the opportunity to attend a preconference workshop focused on giving your employees a superior benefits experience through technology and science. Attendees will hear from thought leaders, clients and Willis Towers Watson experts on topics such as:

  • Navigating your way to a better experience for your people
  • Delivering on experience through science and innovation
  • The merging of technology and the regulatory landscape – the return of the “pay to play” question

Lead Sponsor
Willis Towers Watson
Sponsored By
2nd.md
Accolade
ActiveHealth
Aetna Inc.
Anthem, Inc.
Artemis Health
Bank of America
Big Health
Blue Shield of California
Businessolver, Inc.
Carrot Fertility, Inc.
Castlight Health, Inc.
Collective Health
Color Genomics, Inc.
ConsumerMedical
DayTwo, Inc.
Further
Grand Rounds
Grokker
Happify Health
Health Advocate
Healthcare Bluebook
HealthEquity
Hello Heart
Hinge Health
IBM Watson Health
Kindbody
Lively
Livongo Health
Lyra Health
Maven
meQuilibrium
One Medical
PayFlex
Physera
Progyny
Rx Savings Solutions
Sharecare
SleepQuest
Sword Health
Teladoc Health
UnitedHealthcare
Vida
Virta Health
VSP Vision Care
WebMD Health Services
WW International