Health Action Council’s 2020 IN-VALUE-ABLE National Conference & Expo Promises Valuable INformation

 

February 7, 2020

Presented by Health Action Council, the 2020 IN-VALUE-ABLE National Conference Conference & Expo will be held on February 19-20, 2020, at the Huntington Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland.

The National Conference & Expo is the premier national education and networking event for employee benefits and wellness program managers, human resource professionals, business leaders, executives, and community leaders. In addition to nationally-known speakers, presentations and breakout sessions, the Conference & Expo provides multiple networking opportunities with peers, vendors and healthcare and benefits thought leaders.

The National Conference & Expo is a live education and networking series designed to provide attendees with unbiased, forward-thinking, open-sourced information and the insight and tools needed to transform current benefits programs now and in the future. It features thought-provoking speakers, best-practice sharing, peer-to-peer sharing, practical breakout sessions with actionable takeaways, and SHRM, HRCI and ODI continuing education credits.

Health Action Council is proud to provide timely, leading-edge and highly valuable strategic benefits thinking,” said Patty Starr, president and CEO. “Healthcare continues to change rapidly, directly impacting the employer benefits package and employee health. The respected speakers we feature at these events will provide real-world solutions to key issues facing the benefits industry today.”

The keynote speaker in Cleveland is Jason Silva, Emmy-nominated and world-renowned TV personality, storyteller, filmmaker and sought-after futurist. Silva’s inspirational videos, Shots of Awe, have received over 100 million views across social platforms. The videos explore topics such as futurism, technology, creativity, the science of awe, disruptive innovation, relationships, and mental health.

Other speakers include Tamara Ghandour, founder of LaunchStreet and the creator of a proprietary innovation assessment to help intrapreneurs, entrepreneurs and teams discover their innovation advantage; and Heather Meade, a principal at Ernst & Young who specializes in healthcare and tax-exempt policy and advises business leaders, policymakers, trade associations, nonprofit organizations on a broad range of policy issues.

Craig Kurtzweil, National Vice President, Data Analytics and Innovation, UnitedHealthcare & Angela Whaley, Advanced Analytics Consultant, UnitedHealthcare will present Research Unveiling: Virtual Visits: Trends, Implications, and Recommendations for your Organization. In this talk, Telehealth will be discussed. Telehealth enables employees to see a doctor virtually whenever and wherever they want; without leaving their workplace or home and for far less than the cost of an emergency room or primary care visit. It is a convenient, cost-effective way for employees and their covered dependents to get quality care whenever and wherever they need it. In this research unveiling, attendees will learn proven strategies and best practices to maximize telehealth’s appropriate use.

A Cocktail Reception featuring UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) Giggles to Go Service Project Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare will be held on February 20.

Platinum-Level sponsors of the conference series are Optum and UnitedHealthcare. Additional sponsors include Gold Level, Anthem BlueCross BlueShield, CVS Health, and Quantum Health; Silver Level, Accolade, BenefitExpress, Eyemed, Fitbit Health Solutions, Hinge Health, Naturally Slim, and Navitus; Bronze Level, Aetna, Businessolver, Findley, Gallagher, Grand Rounds, Livongo, Medical Mutual of Ohio, Merk & Co, MySugr, OhioHealth, and VSP; and Medallion Level, AbbVie, Advanced Plan for Health, Alyfe Wellbeing Strategies, American Hearing Benefits, Castlight Health, CareATC, Ciuni & Panichi, Inc., Cleo, Consumer Medical, eMindful, Healthcare Bluebook, Health Cost IQ, Hello Heart, Maxim Health Systems sponsored by LabCorp Employer Services, Novo Nordisk, Omada Health, Progyny, RetireMEDiQ, Thompson Hine, Tria Health, Unum, Virta Health, Wellthy, and WINFertility.

About Health Action Council

Health Action Council is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization representing mid and large-size employers that enhances human and economic health through thought leadership, innovative services and collaboration. It provides value to its members by facilitating projects that improve the quality and moderate the cost of healthcare purchased by its members for their employees, dependents, and retirees.

Health Action Council also collaborates with key stakeholders - health plans, physicians, hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry - to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare in the community.

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