DeParle is a partner at Consonance Capital Partners, a private equity fund that invests in innovative health care companies in the lower middle-market. Previously, she was President Barack Obama's Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and led the President's successful effort to enact the Affordable Care Act and managed the initial implementation of the law. She is a Director of CVS Health and Hospital Corporation of America.
<h3><strong>A. Mark Fendrick, MD<h3>
Fendrick is a professor of internal medicine in the School of Medicine, and a professor of health management and policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. Fendrick coined the term value-based insurance design (V-BID) and currently directs the V-BID Center at the University of Michigan, the leading advocate for development, implementation and evaluation of innovative health benefit plans. His research focuses on how clinician payment and consumer engagement initiatives impact access to care, quality of care and health care costs.
<h3><strong>Tejal K. Gandhi, MD<h3>
Gandhi is president and CEO of the National Patient Safety Foundation, the NPSF Lucian Leape Institute and the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety. She advocates for patient safety at the national level by driving educational and professional certification efforts, and helping to create and spread innovative new safety ideas. Gandhi was formerly the executive director of quality and safety at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and chief quality and safety officer at Partners Healthcare. In these roles, she led the efforts to standardize and implement patient safety best practices across hospital and health systems.
<h3><strong>H. Stephen Lieber<h3>
Lieber has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of HIMSS, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and related organizations for more than 15 years. HIMSS consists of HIMSS and HIMSS International, cause-based, global membership societies; HIMSS Analytics, the market research and data services group; and HIMSS Media, the diversified media division that publishes Healthcare IT News, and PCHA, The Personal Connected Health Alliance – all focused on better health through information technology. In his strategic leadership role at HIMSS, Lieber has established the organization as a global leader on issues such as, electronic health records, interoperability, technology standards, IT adoption, and certification.
<h3><strong>Mark McClellan, MD<h3>
McClellan is a senior fellow and firector of the Initiatives on Value and Innovation in Health Care at the Brookings Institution. His work focuses on strategies and policy reforms to improve health care, including such areas as accountable care, better evidence from real-world practice, and more effective drug and device innovation.
<h3><strong>David B. Nash, MD<h3>
Nash was named the founding dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health (formerly Jefferson School of Population Health) in 2008. He is also the Dr. Raymond C. and Doris N. Grandon Professor of Health Policy. Jefferson College of Population Health provides innovative educational programming designed to develop healthcare leaders for the future. Its offerings include Masters Programs in Population Health, Public Health, Healthcare Quality and Safety, Health Policy and Applied Health Economics and Outcomes Research. JCPH also offers a doctoral program in Population Health Sciences.
Rutledge is vice president of public payer health strategy of Greenville Health System in South Carolina, where she is responsible for supporting the implementation of government initiatives such as ACOs and bundled payments. Ms. Rutledge, a well-respected healthcare executive known throughout the nation, is frequently sought after as a national speaker and consultant in the area of payment, clinical innovation, and population health.
<h3><strong>James M. Schibanoff, MD<h3>
Schibanoff is a consultant to Hearst Health. He was the editor-in-chief of the Milliman Care Guidelines from 1998 until 2012. In that role, he supervised editorial and peer review of care guidelines and analysis of the evidence used to inform their development. He first joined Milliman, Inc., in 1996, where he was an Equity Principal. Prior to Milliman, Schibanoff served as the CEO of Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego (1993 to 1996) after practicing critical care medicine in San Diego for 18 years.
<h3><strong>Mark D. Smith, MD<h3>