Monday, May 20

6 p.m. Speaker and Sponsors Dinner, Brickyard.

NOTE: All sessions except two of the breakouts will be live-streamed to the ISU campus and recorded.


Tuesday, May 21

7 a.m.: Registration opens.

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast service begins.

8 a.m. Vendor booths open.

8:15 a.m.: Welcome.

8:20 a.m.: Governor Brad Little.

9 a.m.: Keynote address, Ian Morrison.

10 a.m.: Networking break.

10:30 a.m.: Value-based care and reducing costs. Moderator: Dick Armstrong, former director, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Panelists: Dr. John Redding, President, Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance; Lisa Hettinger, Deputy Director, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare; and Dr. Edward McEachern, PacificSource.

Noon: Lunch is served.

12:30 p.m.: Luncheon speaker, Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron.

1:15 p.m.: Breakout sessions.

  • Option one: Perspectives and innovations in social determinants of health. Moderator: Corey Surber, Director of State Advocacy, Saint Alphonsus. Panelists: Christa Rowland, United Way of Treasure Valley; Caldwell Mayor Garret Nancolas; and Tamara Fife, Terry Reilly Health Services. (Main meeting room.)
  • Option two: Addressing the disturbing health trends of Millennials. Speaker TBA. (Breakout 110B.)
  • Option three: What can we learn from consumers as we build our future behavioral health care system? Moderator: Lauren Necochea, Idaho Voices for Children. Panelists: Suzanne Lowman, Pinnacle Integrated Medicine; Kim Hokanson, chair of Idaho’s Behavioral Health Planning Council; Jen Yturriondobeitia, executive director of Cornerstone Whole Healthcare Organization; and Audrey Dutton, journalist, Idaho Statesman. (Breakout 110C.)
  • Option four: Idaho Health Data Exchange: How are you progressing toward more effective use of data exchange to improve outcomes and lower costs? Moderator: Paul Brannan, Idaho Health Data Exchange. Panelists: Dr. Erik Jones, physician; Dr. Suhrei Acevedo-Daniels, Terry Reilly Health Services; Lisa Hettinger, Department of Health and Welfare; and Dr. Neeraj Soni, Chief Medical Information Officer, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center. (Breakout 110D.)

2:15 p.m. Networking break.

2:45 p.m.: Breakout sessions. Same options as first break sessions. NOTE: Social influencers session and Millennial health session will trade locations for the 2:45 session to allow each to be a part of the live-stream and recording.

3:45 a.m.: Wrap for day one, adjourn for the day. Optional reception(s) in the evening.

 Wednesday, May 22

8 a.m.: Registration and vendor booths open, continental breakfast available. Networking time.

9 a.m.: Panel discussion: Idaho policymakers reflect on the session and look forward. Moderator: Mike Reynoldsen, Blue Cross of Idaho VP of Government Affairs. Panelists: House Speaker Scott Bedke, Sen. Maryann Jordan, and Rep. Rod Furniss.

10 a.m. Panel discussion: Innovations in rural healthcare – tele-health, rural health disparities, pay for performance. Moderator: Dr. Rhonda Robinson Beale. Panelists TBA.

11 a.m.: Adam Greathouse, Senior Associate, Health Policy, ERISA Industry Committe (ERIC). Innovations in employer-sponsored healthcare and the impact of public policy.

Noon: Lunch is served.

12:30 p.m.: Luncheon speaker, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen.

1:15 p.m.: Roger Quarles, Executive Director, J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation: The Idaho at Risk Report and its connection to healthcare. “The realities of educational attainment and its correlation to overall health.”

2:15 p.m. Networking break.

2:45 p.m.: Dr. Ted Epperly: From SHIP to the Healthcare Transformation Council of Idaho – the future of healthcare collaboration in Idaho.

3:30 p.m. End of conference.