Healthcare and Innovation Symposium Healthcare and Innovation Symposium

Healthcare and Innovation Symposium

Sponsored by Ice Miller, Corporate College (a division of Cuyahoga Community College or Tri-C) and the American College of Healthcare Executives of Northern Ohio
October 24, 2014, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
(Networking reception to follow)
Join Ice Miller’s Christine Dodd and Tri-C's Norma Morganti for a unique panel discussion featuring some of Northeast Ohio’s most innovative institutions in the healthcare industry. 
Veteran grant writer, Christine Dodd, will discuss innovation in healthcare and the creation of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI). She will then moderate a discussion with some of Ohio’s most successful healthcare systems. Some of these esteemed speakers have won demos/grants from the CMMI to implement their new models of healthcare delivery.

Join the discussion to learn how these models have resulted in higher quality of care and what it took to win the grants in the first place.

Participating Innovators include:
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital - Josh Nowack, Lead Project Manager for Partners for Kids;
  • The Akron Area Agency on Aging and Summa Health System - Erin Lippe, Acute Care Transitions (Winner of the CMS Community-based Care Transitions program grant);
  • University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children - Dr. Drew Hertz, MD (Winner of $12.7 million for the CMMI Healthcare Innovation Challenge Round 1 for the creation of a pediatric ACO);
  • University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - Dr. Elizabeth Weinstein, MD, MS, Medical Director Supportive Oncology (Winner of CMMI Healthcare Innovation Round 2 for a unique model of delivery for cancer patients);
  • Health Spot - Hugh Cathey ("Innovating Care Delivery in a Changing Industry"); and 
  • Metro Health System - Julie Jacono, Director, Strategy and Business Development ("Innovative Population Health Models for Vulnerable Populations").
Friday, October 24, 2014
3:30 PM
Global Center for Health Innovation located at 1 St. Claire Avenue, Cleveland, OH

Attendees can take self-guided tours through the Global Center after the event.

Parking: It is recommended to park in the Huntington or Willard Garages. Both are $8 per day. Please see the map here.
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