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Summit Program

Thursday, October 30

7:30 – 8:20 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 am Welcome Master of Ceremonies: Bruce Zetter, PhD, Senior Scientist – Vascular Biology Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital
9:00 – 10:00 am Keynote Address: William (Bill) C. Taylor
Cofounder and Founding Editor of Fast Company, Bill Taylor is a writer, speaker and entrepreneur who has shaped the global conversation about the best ways to compete, innovate and succeed.
10:00 – 10:45 am Break: Networking and Exhibits
10:50 – 11:55 am Panel: Mobile & Digital Health: Health Care Everywhere
Moderator: Scott Kirsner, “Innovation Economy” Columnist, The Boston Globe
Panelists:

  • Daniel Nigrin, MD, Chief Information Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Nicholas Negroponte, Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, MIT Media Lab
  • Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Founder and Director, Center for Connected Health, Partners HealthCare
  • Ido Schoenberg, MD, Chairman and CEO, American Well
  • Mandira Singh, MBA, Senior Business Development Manager, athenahealth
12:00 – 12:25 pm Innovation Presentation: IBM Watson at Work Helping Transform Healthcare
12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch & Keynote Address: Carlos Dominguez
Carlos Dominguez is a Senior Vice President in the office of the Chairman and CEO at Cisco, as well as a technology evangelist and social media maven. Carlos motivates audiences worldwide with engaging, highly-animated presentations full of deep insight into how technology and an adaptable culture can create winning organizations.
2:10 – 3:15 pm Panel: Rare Diseases: Lessons from the Path Less Chosen
Moderator: David Meeker, MD, President and CEO, Genzyme
Panelists:

  • Alan H. Beggs, PhD, Director, The Manton Center, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Marlene Haffner, MD, President and CEO, Haffner Associates
  • Peter L. Saltonstall, President and CEO, National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
  • William Gahl, MD, Director,MD, Undiagnosed Diseases Program, NIH
  • Robert (Skip) Nelson, MD, PhD, Deputy Director and Senior Pediatric Ethicist, Office of Pediatric Therapeutics, FDA
  • Albert Seymour, PhD, SVP, Head of Global Research and Non-Clinical Development, Shire Pharmaceuticals
3:20 – 3:45 pm Innovation Presentation: Boston Children’s Hospital & NASCAR; Partnerships in Unlikely Places
3:50 – 4:25 pm Break: Networking and Exhibits
4:30 – 4:45 pm Presentation: Naomi Fried, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
4:45 – 5:45 pm Panel: Innovation Acceleration: Connecting the dots
Moderator: Naomi Fried, PhD,
Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
Panelists:

  • Pamela L. Simpkins, MBA, Strategic Leader, Operations and Decision Support, Janssen Bio Tech
  • Henry Wei, MD, Senior Medical Director, Clinical Innovation, Aetna
  • Bill Geary, General Partner, Foundation Medical Partners
  • Dheeraj Batra, MBA, Co-Founder & VP of Business Development, Arogya Finance
6:00 – 8:00 pm Cocktail Reception with the Fernando Brandao Jazz Quartet

Friday, October 31

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome
Master of Ceremonies: Laura J. Wood, DNP, MS, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital

Kevin Churchwell, MD, Executive VP of Health Affairs and Chief Operating Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital

8:15 – 9:15 am Keynote Address: Ezekiel (Zeke) Emanuel, MD, PhD
Ezekiel (Zeke) Emanuel is one of the leading practitioners shaping the future of healthcare, with a long record of experience at the top levels of policy: Joint Appointment, Wharton School and School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Founding Chair, Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health; Special Advisor on Health Policy, Office of Management and Budget. Trained both as an oncologist and a political scientist, Zeke offers a uniquely thoughtful perspective on the most difficult issues in medicine today.
9:20 – 10:20 am Panel: CEOs Top Opportunities and Challenges: Making Health Care work for Children
Moderator: Mark Wietecha, President & CEO, Children’s Hospital Association
Panelists:

  • Sandra L. Fenwick, President & CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Jinfen Liu, MD, Immediate Past President, Shanghai Children’s Medical Center
  • Jim Shmerling, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital Colorado
  • Muna AbdulRazzaq Tahlak, MD, CEO, Latifa Hospital – Dubai
  • Michael Fisher, President and CEO, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
10:20 – 10:45 am Break: Networking & Exhibits – Book Signing with Dr. Ezekiel (Zeke) Emanuel
10:50 – 11:55 am Innovation Tank
Business-savvy venture capitalists and clinicians will consider pitches from innovators seeking investment for their pediatric care solution. Judges will decide how to “invest” sponsored funds and will provide valuable insight on accelerating innovations and bringing them to market.
Moderator: Daymond John, ABC’s Shark Tank
Judges:

  • Leonard Zon, MD, Founder and Director, Stem Cell Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Bob Davis, MBA, General Partner, Highland Capital Partners
  • Santo Politi, MBA, Founder and General Partner, Spark Capital
  • Ivan Salgo, MD, Senior Director, Cardiology, Philips Healthcare
  • Halle Tecco, MBA, Founder and Managing Partner, Rock Health
12:10 – 1:30 pm Luncheon and Awards Presentation
12:40 – 1:05 pm Special Guest Speaker: Jack Andraka
At the age of 15, this Maryland high school student developed a diagnostic method that is more than 90% accurate in detecting the presence of pancreatic cancer’s biomarker protein called mesothelin. This innovation earned Jack the 2012 Gordon E. Moore Award at Intel’s International Science and Engineering Fair and The Smithsonian American Ingenuity Youth Award.
1:051:30 pm Lifetime Impact Award & Rising Star Award
1:40 – 2:40 pm Panel: Predictive Analytics & Big Data: Putting Records to Work
Moderator: Tom Ashbrook, Host “On Point”, WBUR
Panelists:

  • John Brownstein, PhD, Director, Computational Epidemiology Group, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Sachin Jain, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Information and Innovation Officer, Merck
  • Taha Kass-Hout, MD, Chief Health Informatics Officer, FDA
  • Joy Keeler Tobin, MBA, Chief of Health Informatics, MITRE
  • Mansoor Khan, ScD, CEO, Alere Analytics
2:45 – 3:00 pm Closing Remarks: Sandra L. Fenwick, President & CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital

National Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014 Panel Topics


Mobile & Digital Health: Health care everywhere

The future is mobile. The mHealth market is projected to boom to $49.1 billion in 2020. Wearables such as Google Glass and FitBit are proliferating exponentially. The potential to improve patient engagement and care and reduce costs is tremendous. This panel will provide a high-level examination of our mobile future. A group of digital experts, health technology leaders and providers, led by Scott Kirsner from The Boston Globe, will consider the impacts on practice; highlight gaps and opportunities and offer a sneak peek at the role of mobile in hospitals and clinics in the year 2020.

Rare Diseases: Lessons from the path less chosen

Rare diseases pose challenges on many levels. By definition, they affect fewer than 200,000 patients; yet, collectively, 1 in 10 Americans has a rare disease. Many are children. Rare diseases can be exceedingly difficult to diagnose. Experts and treatments can be hard to come by. But we have entered a new era of focus on rare diseases. The FDA has launched a rare pediatric disease priority review voucher (PRV) program to address barriers in the approval process.

Innovation Acceleration: Connecting the dots

Great ideas are everywhere—from hack-a-thons to waiting rooms to research labs. Transitioning an innovation from concept to market; however, represents a tall order. Successful innovations begin with inspiration, develop with structure and require close collaboration among innovators and investors. This panel, representing key stakeholders from all stages of the innovation cycle and led by Naomi Fried, PhD, chief innovation officer at Boston Children’s Hospital, reviews the steps in the development process and details demonstrated strategies for success.

CEOs: Top Opportunities and Challenges—Making health care work for children

Pediatric hospitals are uniquely constrained. They serve a relatively small patient population, face stringent regulatory barriers and the outcomes and benefits of prevention and treatment may not be measured for decades. But challenges bring opportunities. Leaders from top children’s hospitals across the globe will deliver valuable insights into their institutions, needs and ideas for the future in this panel moderated by Mark Wietecha, president and CEO of Children’s Hospital Association.

Predictive Analytics and Big Data: putting records to work

We live in an era of data. From claims databases to electronic health records to apps, data are being generated at an unprecedented level. Yet accessing and harnessing data to work for providers and patients and inform decisions about individual patients and patient populations represents a work-in-progress. This panel, moderated by National Public Radio’s Tom Ashbrook, reviews the current state of predictive analytics and big data, the potential and promise and opportunities for innovation from the lens of clinicians, industry, investors and regulatory leaders.

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