Overview, agenda, and Speaker Bios

The 2019 PATH Summit will cover critical topics in healthcare innovation

  • The Emerging Convergence of AI, Telemedicine and Robotics
  • Successful Applications in Healthcare
  • The next Generation of Telemedicine and Telehealth
  • Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Imaging
  • Legal and Policy Issues Surrounding the Use of Advanced Technologies to Provide Healthcare Services
  • Getting Paid for the Use of Advanced Technology in Clinical Settings
  • Building a Transformative Digital Future in Healthcare
  • Intelligence in the Operating Room
  • Investing in Advanced Healthcare Technology
  • AI in Military Healthcare
  • AI and Automation in Chronic Care and Home Monitoring
  • Virtual Nurse Assistants in Healthcare
  • And more!

Summit Agenda
(additional speakers to be named)

Wednesday, December 18th
1:00WELCOME - The Purpose of the Summit - Why PATH, Why Now
Jonathan D. Linkous, MPA, FATA, Co-Founder and CEO, PATH Health,
Editor in Chief Healthcare Transformation Journal
Mary Ann Liebert, President and CEO, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Co-Founder, PATH
1:30KEYNOTE - "Hype Versus Hope in Healthcare Technology"
Alan Russell, PhD, Director, Disruptive Health Technology Institute, Carnegie Mellon
2:15How to Integrate Tech Innovations Inside Healthcare Systems - Implementing
new technology innovations within an existing healthcare system can be very
challenging. Resistance to change, development of new procedures, and building
confidence in outcomes are some of the barriers "intrapreneurs" face.
Tufia Haddad, MD - Medical Director, Center for Connected Care, Chair, Digital Health,
Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic
Piyush Mathur MD - Founder and team lead of BrainX, Anesthesiologist, Intensivist,
Cleveland Clinic
Jai Nahar, MD - Attending, Division of Cardiology, Children's National Medical Center
3:30COFFEE BREAK
4:00Getting Paid and Staying Legal - Great ideas go nowhere without ongoing
revenue and following the law. Two experts will provide the basics getting paying and
staying legal in the use of advanced tech apps in healthcare.
Nina Antoniotti, RN, MBA, PhD - Director of Interoperability and Patient Engagement,
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Joe McMenamin, MD, JD, Principal, McMenamin Law Offices, PLLC.
5:00MEET AND GREET RECEPTION
Thursday, December 19th
8:30CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00Introduction for the Day, Summary of Yesterday
9:30Providing Medical Care Anywhere - No longer constrained to the concept of
"home care," new innovations allow care that combines telemedicine and artificial
intelligence allows services to be delivered wherever the patient is located.
Jory Tremblay, Babylon Health
10:45KEYNOTE Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
11:15COFFEE BREAK
11:45Government Initiatives - Government in the United States is the largest
provider of healthcare. Increasingly, many agencies are using AI, telemedicine and
robotics to assist in the delivery of health services. Hear about some of these
initiatives and how hospitals, health systems and the private sector can be a part of
these initiatives.
Kristen Finne - Director, HHS emPOWER Program and Senior Program Analyst, Office
of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department of Health
and Human Services
12:45BUFFET LUNCH
2:00Cyber Mental Health: Where it is and What's Ahead - One of the leading
fields using advanced technology to provide medical care is mental health. The panel
will touch on the existing state of remote mental healthcare services (using
telemedicine) and discuss how such emerging applications such as virtual reality
and artificial intelligence is starting to be used and its potential for the future.
Edward Kaftarian, MD - President and CEO, Orbit Telepsychiatry
Brenda Wiederhold, PhD - Editor In Chief, Journal of Cyber Psychology and Behavior,
President, Virtual Reality Medical Center
Olivia Boyce - Director of Strategy, InSight Telepsychiatry
3:15WEINSTEIN LECTURE
Ronald Weinstein, MD, FCAP, FATA - Professor of Pathology, and Radiology
& Medical Imaging, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson; Director,
Arizona Telemedicine Program; Co-Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center,
Univ. of Arizona
4:00COFFEE BREAK
4:30How High-Tech is Transforming Outsourced Specialty Services - The panelists
will focus on the unique challenges of integrating their advanced technology products
into existing health systems: the dos and don’ts and lessons learned. They will also
discuss how they are or may be integrating other advanced technologies such as
artificial intelligence
Lou Silverman - Chairman and CEO, Advanced ICU
Cory Costley - Senior Vice President, Devices, American Well
Howard Reis - CEO, The TeleDentists
5:15CLOSE FOR THE DAY
Friday, December 20th
8:00CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:30New Public Policy Developments Affecting PATH Members - Public policy
affecting the use of technology to deliver healthcare involves a wide array of national
and international agencies. Areas such as payment for services, regulation of medical
devices and telecommunications, medical licensure, requirements for delivery and
diagnoses are but a few of the areas affected. The panel will provide and up to date
information about these areas and the agencies and programs that are involved.
Gary Capistrant - Senior Policy Advisor, PATH
Bradley Thompson, JD - Member, Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C.
Nate Lacktman, JD - Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
9:30KEYNOTE
Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA - President, Thomas Jefferson University and CEO,
Jefferson Health
10:15COFFEE BREAK
10:45KEYNOTE - A GLIMPSE AT THE FUTURE
Jay Sanders, MD, FACP, FACAAI, FATA, CEO, The Global Telemedicine Group
11:30WRAP-UP — Getting to the Future: Setting the Strategic Plan for PATH's Future

Confirmed 2019 PATH Summit Speakers - mOre to come!

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Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA

President, Thomas Jefferson University and CEO, Jefferson Health

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Ronald Weinstein, MD, FCAP, FATA

Professor of Pathology, and Radiology & Medical Imaging, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson; Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program; Co-Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center

Sunil Budhrani, MD, MPH, MBA

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Innovation Health

Cory Costley

Cory Costley

American Well, Senior Vice President, Devices
Gary Capistrant, MA​

Gary Capistrant, MA

Senior Policy Advisor, PATH and President, Capistrant Consulting and POTUS Leadership

Kristen Finne

Kristen Finne

Director, HHS emPOWER Program and Senior Program Analyst, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)

Jonathan Linkous

Jonathan (Jon) D. Linkous, MPA, FATA

CEO and Co-Founder, PATH and CEO, Linkous Health

Lou Silverman​

Lou Silverman

Chairman & CEO, Advanced ICU Care

Jory Tremblay

Managing Director for Growth in the U.S., Babylon Health

Jai Nahar

Jai Nahar, MD, MBA

Attending, Division of Cardiology, Children’s National Medical Center

Tufia Haddad, MD

Tufia Haddad, M.D.

Chair of Digital Health, Department of Oncology Medical Director, Center for Connected Care, Remote Patient Monitoring, Mayo Clinic

Jay Sanders, MD, CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Jay Sanders, MD

CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Alan Russell, PhD​

Alan Russell, PhD

Highmark Distinguished Career Professor and Director, Disruptive Health Technology Institute, Carnegie Mellon University

Jessica Rosenworcel

Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel

Federal Communications Commission

Nina M. Antoniotti, RN, MBA, PhD

Director of Interoperability and Patient Engagement, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Olivia Boyce

Olivia Boyce

Director of Strategy,  InSight Telepsychiatry

Edward Kaftarian, MD​

Edward Kaftarian, MD

Chairman and CEO, Orbit Health Telepsychiatry

Nate Lacktman, JD​

Nate Lacktman, JD

Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Piyush Mathur, MD, FCCM

Piyush Mathur, MD, FCCM

Founder and team lead of BrainX, Anesthesiologist, Intensivist and Quality Improvement Officer for Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic

Bradley M. Thompson, JD, MBA

Member, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Joe McMenamin, MD, JD, FCLM

Principal, McMenamin Law Offices, PLLC.

Brenda Wiederhold

Brenda Wiederhold, PhD

Editor-In-Chief, Cyberpsychology and Behavior, Virtual Reality Medical Center

Howard Reis, MBA, CEO at The TeleDentists, President, HEALTHePRACTICES

Howard Reis, MBA

CEO at The TeleDentists, President, HEALTHePRACTICES