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Welcome to Momentum 2018: Moving Healthcare Forward.
Join us Sept. 11-13 at the historic Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas, to explore industry-leading solutions that are moving healthcare forward.
Hear about the latest trends in healthcare technology, analytics, and customer engagement. This year, we have two distinct tracks for you to choose from: Thought Leadership or User Experience.

Thought Leader

This track features industry thought leaders and product breakthroughs that will be the future of healthcare. Targeted to health plan executives, all sessions feature engaging topics, industry innovations and strategically focused concepts.

  • Hear from technology and healthcare leaders on what's coming in 2019 and beyond
  • See live demonstrations of emerging health tech innovations
  • Gain insight into the legislative and regulatory landscape from prominent political analysts
  • Network with peers and thought leaders

User Experience

This track combines new product information, industry trends, client experience and healthcare leader panels. You are encouraged to attend a mix of sessions including keynotes, cost management and health outcomes.

  • Participate in industry focused round table discussions
  • Network with peers and industry experts
  • Participate in round tables and panels on key industry issues
  • Attend educational panel discussions
  • Develop best practices in engagement strategies for 2018 and beyond

About Momentum

Momentum 2018 provides a powerful forum to transform your vision into action as you drive efforts to create leaner, more agile and more information-rich operations that enhance your value to consumers and customers.

This exclusive, complimentary event for senior executives provides a special opportunity for HMS’s clients to network with colleagues, discuss important industry topics, and explore innovative solutions through interactive discussions.

Gather strategic and tactical insights from highly regarded keynote speakers while sharing and exchanging visionary solutions with your peers.

Network and collaborate as you engage in candid discussions through a series of dynamic – and sometimes provocative – interactive workshops and sessions.

Reinvent services and redefine value to support a more predictive, collaborative, and consumer/patient-centric business strategy.

Agenda

Thought Leadership

User Experience

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

  • Dinner: Thought Leadership Guests and Executive Advisory Council at Dakota's Restaurant

  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

    Reception: User Experience at Adolphus, 19th Floor

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

    Breakfast Grand Ballroom B

  • 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

    Welcome / Vision Bill Lucia, Chairman, President & CEO, HMS
    Century Room AB

  • 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

    The Future of Healthcare Robert Pearl, M.D., Forbes Healthcare Contributor, Bestselling Author of "Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care -- and Why We're Usually Wrong"
    Century Room AB

  • 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

    Break Grand Ballroom Foyer

  • 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

    Healthcare Shark Tank: The Hottest Healthcare Startups Nick Desai, CEO, Heal; Mark Stultz, Senior Vice President, SPR Therapeutics; and Sirj Goswami, Founder/CEO, InsightRx
    Century Room AB

  • 10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

    Break Grand Ballroom Foyer

  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Election 2018: Healthcare Predictions and Implications Paul Begala, Political Analyst and Commentator, CNN; and Michael Murphy, Political Strategist, Political Analyst for NBC News and Contributing Editor, TIME
    Century Room AB

  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

    Lunch Grand Ballroom B

  • 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

    Virtual Reality: Just Like Being There Sam Jang, CEO, Augmented Intelligence, Inc.; and Jim Howard, CEO, Sentiar
    Sam Houston Room

  • 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

    Moving Cost Containment Upstream: New Pre-pay Solutions to Reduce Improper Payments Deb Grier, Vice President, HMS; Michael Hostetler, Vice President, HMS
    Anson Jones Room

  • 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

    The Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Risk Stratification and Member Engagement Ralph Perfetto, Senior Vice President, HMS; and Gabriel Medley, VP, Gateway Health
    David G Burnet Room

  • 1:45 PM – 2:00 PM

    Break 2nd Floor Foyer

  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

    Robotics at the Forefront of Patient Engagement and Medical Advancement Cory Kidd, PhD, CEO, Catalia Health; Larry Jasinski, CEO, Rewalk Robotics; Mohan Nathan, VP Global Marketing, TransEnterix
    Sam Houston Room

  • 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

    Healthcare Perspectives from the Democratic Governors Association and the Republican Governors Association Corey Platt, Political Director, DGA
    Century Room AB

  • 2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

    Break 2nd Floor Foyer

  • 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

    What's Hot in Artificial Intelligence for the Healthcare Industry Sundeep Bhan, Founder, Prognos
    Sam Houston Room

  • 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

    Using Data and Analytics to Identify and Combat Opioid Misuse Gary Call, MD, Chief Medical Officer, HMS
    Anson Jones Room

  • 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

    Using Automation and Care Management Tools to address NCQA Accreditation Challenges Deb Mitchum, Clinical Solution Specialist, HMS
    David G Burnet Room

  • 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM

    Break 2nd Floor Foyer

  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

    Solutions Stations / Refreshments Interactive session on HMS solutions and case studies
    Grand Ballroom B

  • 6:30 PM

    Evening at Texas Horse Park Casual attire; Mike Cole to Welcome
    Transportation begins pickup outside Adolphus at 6:30 p.m.; returns beginning at 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

    Breakfast Grand Ballroom B

  • 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

    Welcome to Day 2 Doug Williams, President, Markets & Product, HMS
    Century Room AB

  • 8:45 AM - 9:45 AM

    Keynote: Healthcare Trends Ian Morrison, Healthcare Futurist, Author Leading Healthcare in the New Millennium
    Century Room AB

  • 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

    Break Grand Ballroom Foyer

  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Big Data Uses in Healthcare DHCRC Project, Elli
    Donna Price, Jill Field, Emmet O'Gara
    Century Room AB

  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Essette Product Roadmap Grant Gaudette, Vice President, HMS
    Sam Houston Room

  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Client Panel: The Impact of Technology on the User Experience Anson Jones Room

  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Lunch Grand Ballroom B

  • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Essette Spotlight: Building Health Homes: From Federal Policy to Monthly Encounters Courtney Gray; San Francisco Health Plan
    Sam Houston Room

  • 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

    Eliza Spotlight: Rapid Deployment - Engagement for Emergency Services Diane Wilson, Cigna; Blake Thomas, UnitedHealthCare
    Anson Jones Room

  • 1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

    Break 2nd Floor Foyer

  • 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

    Essette Spotlight: The Value of Essette Utilization Management Assessments Kathy Bowers, Sr. UM Clinical Analyst; Terri Wallace, Manager of UM Management; and Cyndi Benson-Lein; Dean Health Plan
    Sam Houston Room

  • 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

    Eliza Spotlight: HOS CAHPs Zivile Norvilaite-Petersen, UnitedHealthCare
    Anson Jones Room

  • 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

    Break 2nd Floor Foyer

  • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

    Essette Spotlight: TBD Sam Houston Room

  • 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

    Game of Phones: Best Practices for Managing TCPA Risk in Your Member Engagement David Alexander, SVP and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, HMS
    Anson Jones Room

  • 3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

    Closing Remarks Bill Lucia, Chairman, President & CEO, HMS
    Century Room AB

FAQs

When/Where

HMS Momentum 2018 is September 11 -13 at the historic Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

About

Momentum 2018 provides a powerful forum to transform your vision into action as you drive efforts to create leaner, more agile and more information-rich operations that enhance your value to consumers and customers. Momentum 2018 is built from a combination of the previous user experience conferences from Eliza User Conference and Essette Population Health Summit, and the thought leadership conference from HMS.

Tracks

There are two tracks for this conference: Thought Leadership and User Experience.

Thought Leadership: The Thought Leadership track features industry thought leaders and product breakthroughs that will be the future of healthcare. Targeted to health plan executives, all sessions feature engaging topics, industry innovations and strategically focused concepts.

User Experience: The User Experience track combines new product information, industry trends, client experience and healthcare leader panels. You are encouraged to attend a mix of sessions including keynotes, cost management and health outcomes.

Speakers

We are in the midst of confirming speakers. Look for their listing soon!

Cost

Momentum 2018 is a complimentary event designed for senior executives. However, each attendee is responsible for the cost of their own travel and hotel.

Conference Registration

Click here to register for the conference. If you have any difficulties with registration, please call 800-748-0219 or email momentum@theeventlounge.com.

Special Accommodations

If you have special food requirements or accommodation needs, please call 800-748-0219 or email momentum@theeventlounge.com.

Hotel Reservations

Click here for hotel reservations at the Adolphus. For over a century, The Adolphus, Autograph Collection has been synonymous with luxury and hospitality. A historic icon in downtown Dallas, our stunningly renovated hotel greets travelers with expansive accommodations and award-winning service. At this 4-star hotel, timeless refinement awaits you in your room or suite, which features luxury touches including a rain shower and complimentary Wi-Fi. The full-service Spa Adolphus is a haven of serenity, with a range of soothing treatments and plenty of spaces to relax. Spoil yourself with a meal to remember at The French Room, or take a break from swimming to enjoy a bit of refreshment and sweeping views of Dallas at our rooftop pool bar.

Airports

There are two airports for Dallas: Dallas Love Field and DFW Airport. See below for driving directions from the airports. The hotel does not provide shuttle service.

From Dallas Love Field (DAL): Hotel is 7 miles, SE. Head northwest on Herb Kelleher Way toward Hawes Ave. Turn right at the first cross street onto Hawes Ave. Turn right at the first cross street onto Aubrey Ave. Turn right onto W Mockingbird Ln. Turn left onto Maple Ave. Turn right onto Inwood Rd. Turn left onto N Stemmons Fwy. Take the ramp on the left onto I-35E S. Take exit 428E for Commerce St E toward Reunion Blvd. Merge onto Commerce St/Commerce St. Viaduct and continue to follow Commerce St. Hotel will be on the left.

From DFW Airport (DFW): Hotel is 20.5 miles SE. Head north on International Pkwy Toll road. Take the exit on the left toward Express S. Keep right at the fork. Slight left toward International Pkwy. Merge onto International Pkwy Toll road. Continue onto TX-97 Spur/International Pkwy Partial toll road. Take the TX-183 E exit on the left toward Irving/Dallas. Keep left and merge onto TX-183 E. Merge onto I-35E S. Take exit 428E for Commerce St E toward Reunion Blvd. Merge onto Commerce St/Commerce St Viaduct and continue to follow Commerce St. Hotel will be on the left.

Join us September 11 - 13 at the historic Adolphus Hotel in downtown Dallas, Texas.