2021 Healthcare Leadership Conference: Day 2 - Unlocking innovation and collaboration through digital health and technology

A roadmap to recovery and reimagining healthcare in a COVID-19 world

San Francisco
9 March 2021 | 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM (UTC-05:00)

Please contact Jaime Novack to request an invitation.

On March 9, we  pivot to digital health and innovative technologies. Hear from Microsoft, Dexcom and other industry and government leaders on how COVID-19 has accelerated the re-imagination of digital health technologies and innovations and their use and regulation, generating new concepts and ways for patients to connect with the medical community. Listen and learn from leaders of major healthcare technology companies as they contemplate their future of growth through acquisitions and the unique issues and opportunities they are facing in a COVID-19 world.

12:00 pm - 12:05 pm
Welcome remarks – Raymond M. Williams, Partner, National Diversity and Inclusion Partner, DLA Piper

12:05 pm  12:50 pm
Smart pills, sensors and other wearables: The future of the medical device community


  • Nicole Greene, General Counsel, North America and Corporate Governance, Dexcom
  • Patty Obermaier, Vice President, US Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft
  • Raymond M. Williams, Partner, National Diversity and Inclusion Partner, DLA Piper (moderator)

12:50 pm  1:30 pm
What do companies need to know about information blocking and interoperability?


  • Gerald L. Wallace Jr., PH.D., President and CEO, Sothern Medical Health Systems
  • Deven McGraw, Co-Founder and Chief Regulatory Officer, Ciitizen
  • Cris Ross, Chief Information Officer, Mayo Clinic
  • Donald Rucker, MD, National Coordinator, Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Anna Spencer, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Danny Tobey, MD, Partner, DLA Piper (moderator)

1:30 pm  2:15 pm
Innovating healthcare delivery channels in response to COVID-19


  • Craig D. Bloom, Senior Legal Counsel, PM Pediatrics
  • Hank Greenberg, Vice President and General Counsel, Oscar
  • Shana Palmieri, Chief Clinical Officer, XFERALL
  • Danielle Russella, President, Strategic Partnerships, Amwell
  • Kristi Kung, Partner, DLA Piper (moderator)

2:15 pm - 2:20 pm
Closing remarks – Kristi Kung, Partner, DLA Piper

2:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Executive Leadership Idea Exchange

Interact with peers to share and learn best practices, ideas and reflections. We also will save time for "needs & leads." This facilitated Zoom breakout will be in a small group format to ensure that participants have ample opportunity to engage in a moderated dialogue – to understand how industry peers are coping with today's opportunities and threats and to gain knowledge that advances their organizations' recovery and prosperity in this COVID-19 world.

  • Bart Foster, Sanitas Advisors (Moderator)
  • Nick Culbertson, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Protenus
  • Sean Lane, Chief Executive Officer, Olive
  • Dave Schulte, Managing Director, McKesson Corporation
  • Tim O’Brien, Vice President, Global Legal Affairs, Dexcom
  • Matt Gorra, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Mike Brown, Partner, DLA Piper
  • Brian Gordon, Partner, DLA Piper

Guest speakers

Patty Obermaier    Deven McGraw   Donald Rucker, MD
Cris Ross   Danielle Russella   Craig D. Bloom
Shana Palmieri        

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