NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 10, 2021) – Under the theme “Healthcare Mashup: Tales, Predictions and Novel Partnerships,” the 8th Annual emids Healthcare Summit kicks off virtually today with captivating conversations among those with front-row seats to the stunning mashup of organizations, technologies, care delivery and payment models that have captured the world’s attention in the wake of the pandemic-spawned shifts in where people live, work, shop, learn and access care.

This year’s agenda features fireside chats, podcast interviews and panels on some of healthcare’s most pressing topics, including:

  • The Intersection of Physical & Mental Health
  • Hybrid Isn’t Just a Solution for Cars
  • Developing Omnichannel Experiences in Pharma
  • Launch Pad: We’re Really Just Getting Started with Consumer Experience Design
  • SDOH: Widening the Lens, Bridging the Digital Divide and Making the Business Case
  • The Expanding Ecosystem of Direct-to-Consumer Healthcare
  • Leadership & Health Misinformation

“Year after year it’s a privilege to witness the learnings, growth and innovation that come forth from our Summit conversations,” said Michael Hollis, emids President, Strategic Business. “As healthcare continues to transform, together we will identify ways to leverage technology to continue driving better health, wealth and well-being for people everywhere.”

This year’s speakers include:

Kate Ryder, Founder & CEO, Maven
Gavin Nichols, CEO, CALYX
John Driscoll, CEO, CareCentrix
Dan Brillman, CEO, Unite Us
Tom Waller, Chief Science Officer, lululemon
Caroline Carney, Chief Medical Officer, Magellan Health
Adam Kaufman, SVP Healthcare & Diabetes, WW
Richard Ashworth, President and CEO, Tivity Health
Bruce Broussard, President & CEO, Humana
Senator Bill Frist, MD, Partner, Frist Cressey Ventures
Jeff Gartland, CEO, Relatient
Pat Geraghty, President & CEO, GuideWell and Florida Blue
Rita Glaze, Practice Leader, Commercial & Market Access, Real Chemistry
Matt Hawkins, CEO & Board Member, Waystar
Sami Inkinen, CEO & Co-founder, Virta Health
Dr. Jonathan Perlin, Chief Medical Officer, HCA
Veeneta Lakhani, EVP Growth and Operations, Vida Health
Dave Long, CEO & Co-Founder, Orangetheory
Gyre Renwick, COO, Modern Health
Rajeev Ronanki, SVP & CDO, Anthem
Drew Schiller, CEO, Validic
Brad Smith, Founder & CEO, Russell Street Ventures
Russ Thomas, CEO, Availity
Glen Tullman, CEO, Transcarent

Presenting sponsors for the 8th Annual emids Healthcare Summit are A Second Opinion Podcast, Real Chemistry, Vida Health and Waystar.

For more information about the Summit, including the full speaker lineup and agenda, visit: emids Healthcare Summit 2021

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About emids

emids is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions to the healthcare industry, serving payers, providers, life sciences and technology firms. Headquartered in Nashville, emids helps bridge critical gaps in providing accessible, affordable and high-quality healthcare by providing digital transformation services, custom application development, data engineering, business intelligence solutions and specialized consulting services to all parts of the healthcare ecosystem. With over 2,700 professionals globally, emids leverages strong domain expertise in healthcare-specific platforms, regulations, and standards to provide tailored, cutting-edge solutions and services to its clients.