21st Annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference

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Join us for the 21st Annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference at the Union League of Philadelphia

The annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference is a leading health care business forum for industry professionals, academics, and students. The two-day event typically attracts over 500 attendees from across the nation, and features distinguished speakers, dynamic panel discussions, special events, and various networking opportunities.

This year’s conference, entitled Disruption amidst Uncertainty: Adapting and Innovating for the Future, will bring together the key players in health care that are impacting patients’ lives by bringing disruptive innovations to market!


Keynote Speakers

Halle Tecco
Halle Tecco
Founder & Managing Director
Rock Health
  Nick Leschly
Nick Leschly
Chief Executive Officer
Bluebird Bio

Panels

Decentralization of Care

  • David Baiada - COO, Bayada
  • Aaron Dallek - CEO, Opternative
  • Michael Howe - Retired CEO, CVS Health (Minute Clinic)
  • Tom Polen - Medical Segment President, BD/Carefusion
  • Colleen Rye - Chief, Telehealth Service Line (US Army)
  • Meagan Barkett - Chief of Staff, The Advisory Board Company (Moderator)

The Future of Innovation in Pharma and Biotech

  • Dimitris Brilis - Director of Corporate Strategy, Novartis
  • Chris Duke - Executive Director International Commercial Operations, NPS Pharma
  • José Carlos Gutiérrez-Ramos - Group Senior Vice President and Head, BioTherapeutics Research & Development, Pfizer
  • Jeffrey D. Marrazzo - CEO, Spark Therapeutics

Changes in Reimbursement: Emerging Value-Based Models

  • Dr. Anthony Coletta - CEO, Tandigm
  • Seth Frazier - Chief Transformation Officer, Evolent Health
  • Bob Laskowski - CEO, Christiana Care
  • Kirk McConnell - Product Marketing, Castlight
  • Joe Schulman - Executive Director, Care Solutions, North Shore-LIJ Health System
  • Jeff Spight - SVP, ACO Operations, Universal American

Taking Health Personally: Startups Transforming Consumer Behavior

  • Noah Lang - CEO, Stride Health

Value Creation in the Emerging Healthcare Marketplace

  • Ali Behbahani - Partner, NEA
  • Michael Bergen - Principal, APAX
  • Justin Ishbia - Founding Partner, Shore Capital
  • Robbert Vorhoff - Managing Director, General Atlantic


The Wharton Health Care Conference is not just the best conference organized by students but one of the most impressive gatherings of industry leaders tackling timely and important issues in the health care industry.

Stelios Papadopoulos, Ph.D., Chairman and Founder, Exelixis



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