Participating Federal Agencies
 

Department of Health and Human Services   

It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Visit our website at www.hhs.gov.  

    USDVA

VA’S Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) is an integral part of VA'S comprehensive research portfolio. HSR&D supports research that underscores all aspects of VA healthcare. Ultimately, HSR&D research seeks to identify, evaluate, and rapidly implement evidence-based strategies that improve the quality, safety, and delivery of care for our nation’s Veterans.  www.hsrd.research.va.gov.

NCI

The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. www.cancer.gov

Platinum Sponsors
 

IBM
 

pwc

Imagine the power of 229,000 people in 157 countries with a common purpose...building relationships that create value for you and your business. This is who PwC is. We work with you to build the value you are looking for. PwC's healthcare consulting focuses on health services (payer and provider), pharmaceutical and life sciences in both the public and private sectors, as well as new market entrants in our new health economy practice.

Gold Sponsors
 

AMA

The American Medical Association is the premier national organization providing timely, essential resources to empower physicians, residents and medical students to succeed at every phase of their medical lives. Physicians have entrusted the AMA to advance the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health on behalf of patients for more than 170 years. For more information, visit ama-assn.org.

OCHIN

Nonprofit OCHIN is one of the largest, most successful health information and innovation networks, serving over 170 U.S. organizations and 10,000 clinicians with solutions to improve integration and delivery of health care services. OCHIN started with a commitment to deliver health IT services and continues to provide innovative tools.  www.ochin.org

Pcori

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continuously seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.

Prometheus

The PROMETHEUS Analytics© can be used for multiple purposes, ranging from supporting claims processing activities tied to bundled payment programs, all the way to calculating budgets for PROMETHEUS Payment implementations, and more generally evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of providers.

RowdMap

RowdMap’s Risk-Readiness® Benchmarks help health plans, physician groups, and hospital systems identify, quantify, and reduce low-value care that physicians deliver—a central tenet of successful pay-for-value programs. Through practice pattern and referral analysis, RowdMap’s benchmarks identify the health care entities that manage unwarranted and unexpected variation in care.

Softheon

Empowering the nation's first state health benefit exchange since 2008, Softheon's vision and strategic direction address healthcare payer, provider, and government agencies’ goal of meeting Affordable Care Act (ACA) milestones. Softheon provides HIX Integration, Direct Enrollment, Premium Billing, and Edge Server solutions for insurance carriers of all sizes participating in Federal and State Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) Marketplaces. Softheon's Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) has been trusted by health plans in all 50 states as an accelerated federal, state, and private exchange integration platform. Softheon MC2 is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution where insurers pay a one-time activation and ongoing PMPM fees for exchange members only, while eliminating most, if not all, risks associated with ACA enrollment compliance.

Torch Insight

Torch Insight™ is a Leavitt Partners’ data solution offering access to an integrated data warehouse and analytics suite that solves the current fragmented nature of healthcare data resources. We understand the evolving healthcare system and provide accurate data and user-friendly tools for analysts and decision-making executives. We provide access to proprietary data including 1000+ ACOs, aggregated claims, and hospital-physician group-post-acute care affiliations.
 

Silver Sponsors
 

Amino

Amino is a healthcare transparency company that connects everyone to better, more affordable care. Only Amino’s data covers nearly every doctor in America and billions in healthcare spending. Amino’s products deliver personalized results to help people easily estimate their costs and book appointments with experienced doctors. www.amino.com

Deloitte

Deloitte professionals guide federal health organizations, traditional health care and life science companies, and new market entrants in navigating the complexities of the health care system. As market, political, and legislative changes alter the industry, we help our clients develop innovative and practical solutions.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds’ vision is to create a path to great health and health care, for everyone, everywhere. Founded in 2011, the company provides an employer-based platform that delivers improved outcomes for patients and their families. It does this through an end-to-end solution that connects patients with care informed by the latest and best practices—preventing and correcting misdiagnoses and unnecessary or failed treatments. Recently named second among Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work, Grand Rounds helps restore individual health and quality of life, and offers employers lower health care spend and higher employee productivity.

HealthCost

HealthCost is the only network offering an open marketplace for setting, comparing and locking-in healthcare costs. Like other transparent, open markets, consumers and providers (as buyers and shoppers) now drive costs and demand. HealthCost providers have the freedom to set their own prices and reach new consumers, no matter how, or if, they are insured. HealthCost consumers have the freedom to comparison shop and lock-in prices with any provider they choose. Visit HealthCost.com today.

Millbank

The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that works to improve the health of populations by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience. Founded in 1905, the Fund engages in nonpartisan analysis, collaboration, and communication on significant issues in health policy. It does this work by publishing high-quality, evidence-based reports, books, and The Milbank Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal of population health and health policy; convening state health policy decision makers on issues they identify as important to population health; and building communities of health policymakers to enhance their effectiveness. www.milbank.org.

Remedy

Remedy Partners enables the improvement of the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery by managing episodic payment programs in partnership with leading healthcare organizations. Remedy empowers payers, employers and at-risk providers to organize and finance healthcare delivery through the bundled payment model that connects financial and performance accountability for clinically-defined episodes of care.  www.remedypartners.com

Bronze Sponsors

 

ABT

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators.  The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

3M

3M data solutions are integral to the value-based care initiatives of 5,000 U.S. hospitals, 200 private payers, 28 state agencies, CMS and MedPAC. Known best for risk-adjustment methodologies and population based classification systems, 3M provides analytics tools and services to change fragmented, encounter-based health care into integrated delivery systems performance based care, providing insights to support population health, accountable care, risk-based payment and provider-payer collaboration. We integrate clinical and claims data for performance dashboards, predictive models, care management reports and analytics platforms.

 

DWT

 

Health Leadership Council

The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of chief executives from all disciplines within American healthcare, is the exclusive forum for the nation’s healthcare leaders to jointly develop policies, plans, and programs to achieve their vision of a 21st century system that makes affordable, high-quality care accessible to all Americans.

JSN

Johnson & Johnson
Caring for the world, one person at a time, inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace innovation—bringing ideas, products and services to life to advance the health and well-being of people around the world. We believe in collaboration, and that has led to breakthrough after breakthrough, from medical miracles that have changed lives, to the simple consumer products that make every day a little better. Our over 125,000 employees in 60 countries are united in a common mission: To help people everywhere live longer, healthier, happier lives. www.jnj.com

Janssen
Driven by our commitment to patients, we bring innovative products, services and solutions to people throughout the world. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. www.janssen.com

 

National Pharmaceutical Council

The National Pharmaceutical Council is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United States that supports medical innovation. Founded in 1953 and supported by the nation’s major research-based pharmaceutical companies, NPC focuses on research development, information dissemination, and education on the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients.

Stride Health

Stride Health delivers intelligent health care, coverage, and tax compliance to the 53 million freelancing Americans. Stride's complete suite of "Benefits for Independents" powers coverage enrollment and health care guidance for self-employed individuals and contractors, and is directly integrated into the largest on-demand marketplaces including Uber, Postmates, and Care.com.

Marketing Co-Sponsors

1776      aarp       amga

 Atlas     DMCHP

 ehi   ForumOne georgetown

        HIMSS Logo           GWU         Leapfrog   
 

medstartr         Mercom     MITRE       
        

NCQA             PCHalliance     

   PCPCC          StartUp Health
       

yeswecode
                                                               

Exhibitors

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AcademyHealth
AcademyHealth is the leading national nonprofit organization serving the fields of health services and policy research and the professionals who produce and use this important work. Together with its members, AcademyHealth works to improve health and the performance of the health system by supporting the production and use of evidence to inform policy and practice.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.

Allied Powers
Our product employs the latest in TENS technology. With a fully rechargeable lithium battery, our devices are portable and easy to use.  Visit www.HiDow.com for more information.

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) represents more than 103,000 health information professionals in the US and around the world. AHIMA is advancing informatics, data analytics, and information governance to achieve the goal of providing expertise to ensure trusted information for healthcare.

American Medical Association (AMA)
The American Medical Association is the premier national organization providing timely, essential resources to empower physicians, residents and medical students to succeed at every phase of their medical lives. Physicians have entrusted the AMA to advance the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health on behalf of patients for more than 170 years.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
The Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA) within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for helping harness the wealth of data that CMS collects.  OEDA develops publicly available data and information products from CMS data and supports secure and appropriate access to CMS data resources. 

CMS Chronic Condition Warehouse and Virtual Research Data Center
The CMS Chronic Condition Data Warehouse (CCW) and Virtual Research Data Center (VRDC) provides researchers with Medicare and Medicaid data linked by beneficiary. Managed by HealthAPT (joint venture between NewWave Technologies and General Dynamics Health Solutions), healthcare management services include: database architecture, data access/dissemination, applications, security, and data science services. 

Deloitte
Deloitte professionals guide federal health organizations, traditional health care and life science companies, and new market entrants in navigating the complexities of the health care system. As market, political, and legislative changes alter the industry, we help our clients develop innovative and practical solutions.

Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service
VA’S Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) is an integral part of VA'S comprehensive research portfolio. HSR&D supports research that underscores all aspects of VA healthcare. Ultimately, HSR&D research seeks to identify, evaluate, and rapidly implement evidence-based strategies that improve the quality, safety, and delivery of care for our nation’s Veterans. 

HealthCost
HealthCost is the only network offering an open marketplace for setting, comparing and locking-in healthcare costs. Like other transparent, open markets, consumers and providers (as buyers and shoppers) now drive costs and demand. HealthCost providers have the freedom to set their own prices and reach new consumers, no matter how, or if, they are insured. HealthCost consumers have the freedom to comparison shop and lock-in prices with any provider they choose. Visit HealthCost.com today.

HealthDataViz
HealthDataViz harnesses the best practices of data visualization to design and build dashboards, reports, and infographics exclusively for health and healthcare organizations. Expert in the science of how people see and understand data, we create visualizations that are clear and compelling using software tools including Tableau®, SAS® Visual Analytics, and Qlik®.

HHS IDEA Lab
The HHS IDEA Lab promotes the use of innovation, data, and technology across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to create a more modern and effective government that works to improve the health of the nation. More at hhs.gov/idealab and @HHSIDEALab.

HealthInformatics@GW
HealthInformatics@GW is the online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program offered by the renowned Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. The online degree program is designed for adult learners who have three or more years of clinical or administrative experience in health care delivery or experience working in data analytics or IT.

IBM Watson Health

Ingine, Inc
Ingine, Inc. a startup venture brings to market The BioIngine.com™; a High Performance Cloud Computing Platform delivering healthcare analytics, particularly deep learning experience based on Hyperbolic Dirac Net (HDN), a mathematical machinery derived from Quantum Mechanics. It creates a comprehensive analytical experience covering both Patient and Population Health, based on evidence based thinking and reasoning. 

The Leapfrog Group
The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of American health care. The Leapfrog Hospital Survey collects and reports performance from over 1,800 hospitals nationally and empowers purchasers to find the highest-value care. The Hospital Safety Grade is a consumer-friendly rating that grades 2600+ hospitals based on their patient safety record. 

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. www.cancer.gov

National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC)
The National Pharmaceutical Council is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United States that supports medical innovation. Founded in 1953 and supported by the nation’s major research-based pharmaceutical companies, NPC focuses on research development, information dissemination, and education on the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients.

NHS England & NHS Digital
For the fifth year running, a hand-picked delegation of UK companies will be showcasing solutions and services that are transforming the delivery of health and care. With its comprehensive National Health Service (the NHS), serving a diverse population across a range of care settings, the UK is uniquely positioned as a testbed of innovation and at the forefront of the growing digital health industry.

OCHIN
Nonprofit OCHIN is one of the largest, most successful health information and innovation networks, serving over 170 U.S. organizations and 10,000 clinicians with solutions to improve integration and delivery of health care services. OCHIN started with a commitment to deliver health IT services and continues to provide innovative tools.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continuously seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.

PROMETHEUS Analytics
The PROMETHEUS Analytics© can be used for multiple purposes, ranging from supporting claims processing activities tied to bundled payment programs, all the way to calculating budgets for PROMETHEUS Payment implementations, and more generally evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of providers.

PwC
Imagine the power of 229,000 people in 157 countries with a common purpose...building relationships that create value for you and your business. This is who PwC is. We work with you to build the value you are looking for. PwC's healthcare consulting focuses on health services (payer and provider), pharmaceutical and life sciences in both the public and private sectors, as well as new market entrants in our new health economy practice.

Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC)
ResDAC, a CMS contractor at the University of Minnesota, provides assistance to researchers interested in using Medicare and Medicaid data. ResDAC offers individual consultation and education with the goal of improving the Medicare/Medicaid programs and the health of their beneficiaries. 

Softheon
Empowering the nation's first state health benefit exchange since 2008, Softheon's vision and strategic direction address healthcare payer, provider, and government agencies’ goal of meeting Affordable Care Act (ACA) milestones. Softheon provides HIX Integration, Direct Enrollment, Premium Billing, and Edge Server solutions for insurance carriers of all sizes participating in Federal and State Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) Marketplaces. Softheon's Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) has been trusted by health plans in all 50 states as an accelerated federal, state, and private exchange integration platform. Softheon MC2 is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution where insurers pay a one-time activation and ongoing PMPM fees for exchange members only, while eliminating most, if not all, risks associated with ACA enrollment compliance.

Surescripts
Surescripts’ purpose is to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn health data into actionable intelligence to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Visit us at surescripts.com and follow us at twitter.com/surescripts.

Torch Insight™
Torch Insight™ is a Leavitt Partners’ data solution offering access to an integrated data warehouse and analytics suite that solves the current fragmented nature of healthcare data resources. We understand the evolving healthcare system and provide accurate data and user-friendly tools for analysts and decision-making executives. We provide access to proprietary data including 1000+ ACOs, aggregated claims, and hospital-physician group-post-acute care affiliations.