d.health Summit 2019 | Pre-Summit kickoff

Transforming the Way We Care

Join us for a very special pre-Summit event to kickoff the 5th annual d.health Summit on Monday, June 10th.

The pre-Summit event, Transforming the Way We Care, will focus on identifying key opportunities for the digital health industry to support the unique challenges of informal caregivers. Get to know fellow d.health attendees, hear from experts and workshop your ideas in a collegial setting prior to the main conference.

Pre-Summit Event

Transforming the Way We Care

Join us for a very special pre-Summit event to kickoff the 5th annual d.health Summit on Monday, June 10th.

The pre-Summit event, Transforming the Way We Care, will focus on identifying key opportunities for the digital health industry to support the unique challenges of informal caregivers. Get to know fellow d.health attendees, hear from experts and workshop your ideas in a collegial setting prior to the main conference.

what to expect

  Expert presentations by prominent thought leaders

  Personal stories from caregivers

  Structured and informal networking

  Introduction to innovative startups

  Special film screening

  Lunch and post-event reception

FEATURED SPEAKERS

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Beth Bierbower

Beth Bierbower
Segment President, Humana EDGE
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Danielle Duplin AGENCY

Danielle D. Duplin
Co-Founder & Global Launch Director, AGENCY
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Adam Goldberg Torchlight

Adam Goldberg M.Ed.
CEO & Founder, Torchlight
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Madhuri Reddy Care Academy

Madhuri Reddy MD
Chief Medical Officer, CareAcademy
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Laurance Stuntz
Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) at MassTech
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SPECIAL THANKS

The d.health pre-Summit event is sponsored by The John A. Hartford Foundation and co-hosted by the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) and AGENCY, a new co-working innovation hub where entrepreneurs, enterprises, elders, and experts work side-by-side to commercialize solutions for aging populations around the globe.

  Monday, June 10, 2019
  11:00 am – 4:00 pm
  AGENCY CIC Headquarters
Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC)
245 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02142

ABOUT The John A. Hartford Foundation

The John A. Hartford Foundation, based in New York City, is a private, nonpartisan, national philanthropy dedicated to improving the care of older adults. For more than three decades, the organization has been the leader in building a field of experts in aging and testing and replicating innovative approaches to care. The Foundation has three areas of emphasis: creating age-friendly health systems, supporting family caregivers, and improving serious illness and end-of-life care. Working with its grantees, the Foundation strives to change the status quo and create a society where older adults can continue their vital contributions.

ABOUT MeHI

The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MeHI), supports the adoption and growth of digital health innovation, in order to deliver safer, more efficient, and more affordable healthcare and increase the Commonwealth’s economic competitiveness. In collaboration with healthcare, technology, and government partners, MeHI is catalyzing the development, adoption and effective use of Health IT among providers, and is helping the Commonwealth accelerate the growth of innovative digital health products and companies through the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative.

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Beth Bierbower
Segment President, Humana EDGE

As Segment President of Humana EDGE, Beth is responsible for creating a new operating model and member experience that reduces friction in the system and helps members engage in and manage their health. Beth began her career at Humana in 2001 and her efforts helped position Humana as a leader in consumerism. Beth published Engage! A Guide to Involving Your Consumers in their Health in 2007 and she earned a master’s in public management, graduating with highest honors, from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Danielle Duplin AGENCYDanielle D. Duplin
Co-Founder & Global Launch Director, AGENCY

Danielle D. Duplin co-founded AGENCY to spark innovation worldwide for living longer and aging better. Danielle is an award-winning public speaking coach, strategic event curator, and innovation catalyst. She helps clients inform, inspire, and influence their audiences by combining her unique background in software engineering, executive leadership, and ideas theater. Previously, Danielle served as co-founder of TEDxBoston, and VP of Innovation and Technology at Fidelity Investments for 26+ years. Danielle currently serves as an advisor for the Federal Reserve Bank Working Cities Challenge, and a mentor for startups in MassChallenge and the FinTech Sandbox.

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Adam Goldberg TorchlightAdam Goldberg, M.Ed.
CEO & Founder, Torchlight

Inspired by his own challenges, Adam founded Torchlight, a complete caregiver support program for employers and families that provides real-time access to the strategies and solutions modern caregivers need most. Previously, he co-founded and directed the Goldberg Center for Educational Planning and worked for leading technology firms. Adam has been featured on NPR and in national press including The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Adam earned a BS with honors from UPenn’s Wharton School, and a Masters with Distinction in Special Education and Assessment from Framingham State University.

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Madhuri Reddy Care AcademyMadhuri Reddy MD
Chief Medical Officer, CareAcademy

Dr. Reddy is a specialist in Internal Medicine & Geriatric Medicine, and holds appointments at Harvard Medical School & Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston, MA. For years she has seen first hand the struggles that families and caregivers go through while caring for older adults. Dr. Reddy has published several research papers in prestigious medical journals, book chapters, and also a book for families/caregivers. Through CareAcademy, she intends to improve the lives of caregivers as much as possible.

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Laurance Stuntz
Director, Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI)

Laurance Stuntz is the Director of the Massachusetts eHealth Institute. He is an experienced and passionate leader working to help Massachusetts leverage digital health innovation for better economic and care delivery outcomes. MeHI is a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and is the Commonwealth’s entity for health care innovation, technology, and competitiveness, and supports the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative. Prior to joining MeHI, Laurance worked for 25 years in healthcare information technology product development, systems integration, and management consulting. He serves as a member of the Massachusetts Health Information Technology Council, the Governor’s Digital Health Council, and the Board of Advisors for MassChallenge HealthTech.