Time Session Title Speaker(s)/Panelists
8:55 – 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks Tod Fetherling 
President of TN HIMSS & Chief Executive Officer at Perception Health
9:00 – 9:40 AM Opening Keynote

“Senator Bill Frist, M.D.

Lisa Clarke
Executive Director
Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency”

9:40 – 10:20 AM

 Covid-19: Far Beyond The Clinical Impact


Jay Cannon, Principal at Trinisys


Neal Patel, Chief Information Officer, HealthIT and Chief Health Information         Officer at VUMC

Tommy Ragsdale, Director of Strategy and Business development at C4MI

Dr. Stephanie Bailey, Senior Associate Dean of Public Health Practice at                    Meharry Medical College

10:20 – 10:30 AM Virtual Stretch Break
10:30 – 11:10 AM IBM Watson and Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Gretchen Jackson, MD, PhD
Vice President and Chief Science Officer
IBM Watson

Laurie Novak, PhD, MHSA
Director, Center of Excellence on Applied Artificial Intelligence
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

11:10 – 11:50 PM

Employers Are the New Payor: How Health Systems Are Responding to the Changing Demands of the Commercial Market

Robert Chamberlain
Chairman & CEO
Applied Health Analytics

Ruth Krystopolski
Senior Vice President of Population Health
Atrium Health

James Porter, MD, FAAP, FACHE
Deaconness Health System

William Satterwhite, III, JD, MD
Chief Wellness Officer
Wake Forest Baptist Health

11:50 – 12:20 PM Lunch
12:20 – 1:00 PM Update from the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Dr. Don Rucker
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
Department of Health and Human Services
1:00 – 1:10 PM Break
1:10 – 1:40 PM The Future of U.S. Healthcare – a MacroEconomic Analysis Paul Keckley, PhD
Managing Editor
The Keckley Report
1:40 – 2:20 PM Healthcare in America: the Long-Term View

Mark Frisse, MD
Accenture Chair of Biomedical Informatics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Chris Sakalosky
Managing Director – US Healthcare and Life Sciences
Google Cloud

2:20 – 2:30 PM Break
2:30 – 3:00 PM Why Physicians’ Use of Digital Health is on the Rise Jesse Ehrenfeld
Chariman of the Board of Trustees
American Medical Association
3:00 – 3:40 PM

Diversity & Inclusion Panel Discussion with focus on Women in Leadership

Real Talk: Women and Wine




April Marbury, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Diversicare

Panelists: Evelyn Cotton, Assistant Vice President,  IT Shared Services & Nursing at HCA

Meg Chamblee, Executive Vice President, Tennessee at UDig

Emilie Francis, Cortex Regional Sales Manager at Palo Alto Networks

3:40 – 4:10 PM Connecting Innovation to the Patient Kerry Amato
Executive Director of Health Innovation
4:10 – 4:30 PM Mixologist