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Restoring The American Dream
Keynote Talk
David Contorno Presents
Restoring The American Dream
David Contorno represents a new class of benefits consultant who fight to secure the most value for their clients. Rather than seeking to run up the bill and increase their commission, as is common under the current paradigm, David lives at the forefront of healthcare innovation, educating himself on new cost saving models and expertly assembling them into consumable packages for employers.
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The Opioid Crisis Wake-up Call
Keynote Talk
Dave Chase Presents
The Opioid Crisis Wake-up Call
Dave will talk about one of the biggest crises facing the medical community today, and how the decline of high quality primary care is the number one culprit. He'll conclude by profiling several innovative solutions to this problem currently being fostered by the Health Rosetta Institute, a healthcare innovation venture he co-founded in early 2016.
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Bring Value or Go Home
Keynote Talk
Dutch Rojas Presents
Bring Value or Go Home
33% of surgeries are medically unnecessary. No-one is more aware of this than Dutch Rojas , founder and CEO of Sano Surgery. Several years ago he started to look into this and other trends across his network in an effort increase the value his business provides to consumers and employers.
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DPC: Simple Ideas, Trojan Horses and Transformation
Lightning Talk
Dr. Garrison Bliss Presents
DPC: Simple Ideas, Trojan Horses and Transformation
Dr. Garrison Bliss is a founding member of the Direct Primary Care movement, having operated his DPC practice Bliss MD for over 15 years in Seattle, Washington. Garrison will talk about the motivations behind the formation of this grassroots movement and the reasons why such a simple change is driving profound transformation across our healthcare system.
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Prove It or Lose It
Lightning Talk
Dr. Joel Bessmer Presents
Prove It or Lose It
Dr. Joel Bessmer discusses the formation for Strada Healthcare and their strategy for leveraging a network affiliates model to serve large employer accounts. Dr. Bessmer will provide insights into operating this model and the importance of clearly defining accountability metrics that demonstrate success.
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David and Goliath: Reinventing Healthcare from the Inside Out
Lightning Talk
Dr. Ben Aiken Presents
David and Goliath: Reinventing Healthcare from the Inside Out
Dr. Ben Aiken will discuss his journey of transformation while pioneering a DPC offering within a large health system. Dr. Aiken will cover lessons learned and provide tips for effectively selling innovation in a politically complex environment.
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Navigating the Narrows
Lightning Talk
Dr. John Bender Presents
Navigating the Narrows
Dr. John Bender of Miramont Family Medicine will discuss the details of bringing a Direct Care offering into a very large, politically complex environment and provide a few tips for innovating as a group.
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Direct Primary Care Lightning Panel
Lightning Talk
Mike Lubin Presents
Direct Primary Care Lightning Panel
Dr. Bliss, Dr. Bessmer, Dr. Aiken and Dr. Bender join a panel discussion with moderated Q&A.
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Direct Care: A Blue Ocean Strategy
Keynote Talk
Dr. David Berg Presents
Direct Care: A Blue Ocean Strategy
Dr. David Berg will outline how Redirect Health is using DPC to build complete healthcare products for a totally unaddressed portion of the healthcare market, enabling small businesses to provide excellent health benefits to hourly wage workers at an incredibly affordable cost.
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Saving Small Business With Direct Care
Keynote Talk
Dr. Jeremy Smith Presents
Saving Small Business With Direct Care
Dr. Jeremy Smith of MyMD Select discusses best practices for selling DPC to small businesses, leveraging years of his own data as proof for this growth model. Dr. Smith will conclude with his vision for wider DPC collaboration and the genesis behind his newest project: MyMD Connect.
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Our vision for breaking the status quo
Keynote Talk
Zak Holdsworth Presents
Our vision for breaking the status quo
Zak Holdsworth, CEO of Hint Health, talks about the vision that drives Hint Health to be part of the DPC Health Care Revolution.
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DPC 360 – Transforming Direct Care through Data Analytics
Tech Talk
Vineeth Yeddula Presents
DPC 360 – Transforming Direct Care through Data Analytics
Vineeth Yeddula, co-founder of health analytics company KPI Ninja, will discuss applying advanced analytics and natural language processing algorithms to prove the value of Direct Care.
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Winning DPC Employer Contracts with Better Medical Communication
Tech Talk
David Craig Presents
Winning DPC Employer Contracts with Better Medical Communication
David Craig, Medical Director for Spruce, will discuss the impact of modern communication channels on clinical outcomes, and explore how Direct Care practices can harness these technologies to grow their business.
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The Shape of Care in Direct Care
Tech Talk
Sean O'Grady Presents
The Shape of Care in Direct Care
Sean O'Grady, Head of Product for Elation Health, will discuss Elation's vision for accelerating Direct Care with smart technology.
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Breaking the Status Quo in Washington D.C.
Keynote Talk
Jay Keese Presents
Breaking the Status Quo in Washington D.C.
Jay Keese, Executive Director of the Direct Primary Care Coalition, will talk about the changing tides of healthcare reform in Washington D.C. and provide insights into the new Direct Care pilots being discussed for Medicare.
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Building an Alliance for the Future
Keynote Talk
Dr. Ryan Neuhofel Presents
Building an Alliance for the Future
Dr. Ryan Neuhofel will discuss the motivations and vision behind the newly formed Direct Primary Care Alliance and other initiatives to unite individual reform efforts into a growing national movement.
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Effective Incentives for Specialty Care
Keynote Talk
Tamara Khan Presents
Effective Incentives for Specialty Care
Tamara Khan will discuss applying the concepts of Direct Care to specialty practices and surgery.
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Coloring Outside the Lines in Healthcare
Keynote Talk
Sally Welborn Presents
Coloring Outside the Lines in Healthcare
Sally Welborn, former Global Head of Benefits at Wal-Mart Stores, talks about the company's innovative and sometimes irreverent strategies for delivering the best healthcare to its employees.
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Building Whole Products Around Direct Care
Keynote Talk
Dr. Cristin Dickerson Presents
Building Whole Products Around Direct Care
Cristin Dickerson, MD, radiologist and founder of Green Imaging discusses her 6 year experience providing innovative direct radiology services in Texas and now beyond and her subsequent co-founding of Lucent MD, offering DPC centric regional whole health plans to individuals and employers.
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Engaging Employers
Panel Talk
Dr. Clint Flanagan Presents
Engaging Employers
Dr. Clint Flanagan of Nextera Healthcare will moderate a panel with Tamara Khan, Sally Welborn, Dr. Cristin Dickerson and Nelson Griswald, to discuss the kinds of healthcare products and services that are most attractive in today's dynamic market.
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Building a High Growth Direct Care Business
Keynote Talk
Dr. Alex Lickerman and Rhea Campbell Presents
Building a High Growth Direct Care Business
Dr. Alex Lickerman and Rhea Campbell will discuss their experience co-founding Imagine MD. They'll do a deep dive into the data behind their rapid growth, and discuss best practices for building a strong, repeatable growth program.
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The Business Case for Direct Care
Keynote Talk
Lori-Ann Martell Presents
The Business Case for Direct Care
A lightbulb went off for Lori-Ann Martell when she first heard about Direct Care at an MGMA conference in San Francisco. She rushed back to her large family practice in Napels, Florida and immediately began building a business case for the transition.
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The Case for a Hybrid Transition
Keynote Talk
Dr. Brett Swenson Presents
The Case for a Hybrid Transition
Dr. Brett Swenson makes the case for a measured transition into Direct Care that has allowed him to sustainably transform the make up of his patient panel without sacrificing a dime of revenue.
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Building your Direct Care Marketing Plan
Keynote Talk
Jason Larsen Presents
Building your Direct Care Marketing Plan
Jason Larsen will tell the story of starting Assurance Healthcare from scratch, and share his tips for building a successfully targeted marketing campaign to attract the right audience.
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Alternative Practice Model Bootcamp: Restoring the Joy of Medicine
Keynote Talk
Appalenia Udell Presents
Alternative Practice Model Bootcamp: Restoring the Joy of Medicine
Appalenia Udell, CEO of the Poza Network, will talk about the legal do's and don'ts of starting a Direct Care practice, and provide a strategic framework to manage and optimize your transition.
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Direct Care Fundamentals Panel
Panel Talk
Appalenia Udell Presents
Direct Care Fundamentals Panel
Dr. Alex Lickerman, Rhea Campbell, Lori-Ann Martell, Dr. Brett Swenson, Jason Larsen, and Appalenia Udell take questions from the audience.
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DPC from a Patient's Perspective
Fireside Talk
Dr. Emilie Scott Presents
DPC from a Patient's Perspective
Dr. Emilie Scott will sit down with a patient from Halcyon Health to discuss the benefits of Direct Care and explore what consumers find most exciting about this new model.
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Health Rosetta Micro-Summit
Keynote Talk
Dave Chase, Dave Contorno & Sean Schantzen Presents
Health Rosetta Micro-Summit
Learn how to create an ecosystem around your Direct Care practice and influence larger segments of your local market, especially employers. Join a group of peers and the leaders from Health Rosetta in a series of organized presentations, regional round table discussions, and shared learning presentations. Participants will walk away with an actionable plan for their community and a network of relationships to put it into practice.
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Keynote Talk
Dave Chase Presents
How Healthcare Stole The American Dream
Dave Chase, renowned investor, entrepreneur, and healthcare innovator outlines what he considers to be the biggest heist in American history: wasteful healthcare spending.
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Zak Holdsworth
Keynote Talk
Zak Holdsworth Presents
Our Vision for Accelerating Direct Care
Zak Holdsworth, CEO of Hint Health, presents the company's origin story for the first time and publicly announces several new programs designed to accelerate Direct Care.
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Tom Kippola
Keynote Talk
Tom Kippola Presents
Crossing the Direct Care Chasm
Tom Kippola, co-founder of the Chasm Group and author of the bestselling book The Gorilla Game, shares the famous Crossing The Chasm framework in the context of the Direct Care movement. Tom provides several tips for educating both physicians and consumers about Direct Care and challenges us all to think about the healthcare experience from multiple perspectives.
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Keynote Talk
Dave Peterson Presents
The Direct Care Category Journey
Dave Peterson, co-founder of the legendary category design group Play Bigger, teaches us how new categories of products and services are designed, and how we can apply these principles to accelerate the growth of Direct Care.
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Dr. Robin Berzin
Keynote Talk
Dr. Robin Berzin Presents
Building A Consumer Centric Healthcare Service
Dr. Robin Berzin, founder of Parsley Health, presents a methodology for applying user experience principles from companies like Apple and Google to a consumer healthcare service.
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Dr. Clint Flanagan
Keynote Talk
Dr. Clint Flanagan Presents
From Hybrid to Network
Dr. Clint Flanagan discusses the Nextera Healthcare playbook and how they’ve taken a well established fee-for-service practice and turned it into a hybrid model with a rapidly growing DPC network of affiliate physicians.
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Jay Keese
Keynote Talk
Jay Keese Presents
Direct Care Policies in a Trump Era
Jay Keese, Executive Director of the DPC Coalition, discusses current healthcare reform legislation and the likely impact President Trump's policies will have on the Direct Care movement.
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Dr. Phil Eskew
Keynote Talk
Dr. Phil Eskew Presents
The Future Legal and Regulatory Landscape of Direct Care
The founder of DPC Frontier takes us on a journey through the past, present, and future political hurdles that Direct Care must overcome.
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Dr. Lisa Davidson
Lightning Talk
Dr. Lisa Davidson Presents
Profiling a Physician Led Movement
Dr. Lisa Davidson outlines some of the key early players in the establishment of Direct Care, giving us the real story behind this grassroots, physician-driven movement.
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Dr. Ken Rictor
Lightning Talk
Dr. Ken Rictor Presents
A Direct Care Retrospective
Dr. Ken Rictor gives us a tour of his journey into Direct Care and recounts some of his biggest lessons learned along the way.
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Dr. Julie Gunther
Lightning Talk
Dr. Julie Gunther Presents
How to Start a Successful DPC Micropractice
Doctor Julie Gunther shares her secrets to success in starting a fast growing Direct Care micropractice, and in the process delivers a resounding critique of our current healthcare system.
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Ray Bradford
Lightning Talk
Ray Bradford Presents
Telemedicine Trends In Direct Care
Ray Bradford, CEO of Spruce Health, shares some of his company's data on telemedicine usage trends in Direct Care.
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Dr. John Moore Tech Insights: Twine Health's Direct Care Vision
Lightning Talk
Dr. John Moore Presents
Tech Insights: Twine Health's Direct Care Vision
Dr. John Moore, founder of Twine Health, shares his Direct Care story and vision for the future.
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Kyna Fong
Lightning Talk
Kyna Fong Presents
Elation Health's Direct Care Vision
Kyna Fong, CEO of Elation Health, shares her company's vision for accelerating Direct Care.
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Accelerating Direct Care Through Consumer Marketing
Fireside Talk
Hint Summit Presents
Accelerating Direct Care Through Consumer Marketing
The morning's keynote speakers return to the stage to discuss the application of their various frameworks to the overarching challenge of increasing awareness for Direct Care.
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Cracking the Employer Code
Keynote Talk
Hint Summit Presents
Cracking the Employer Code
Several Direct Care physicians with large employer-sponsored contracts are joined by health benefits experts to discuss the challenges of packaging and selling Direct Care to employers.
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Physician-Panel Accelerating Direct Care with Providers
Panel Talk
Hint Summit Presents
Accelerating Direct Care with Providers
Following their lightning talks, Dr. Lisa Davidson, Dr. Ken Rictor, and Dr. Julie Gunther are joined by Dr. Rob Lamberts to discuss their respective journies into Direct Care.
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