Speakers

Keynote Speaker

  • President Bill Clinton
    Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States

Featured Speakers

  • Joe Kiani
    Founder, Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Chairman & CEO of Masimo
  • Jim Bialick
    President, Patient Safety Movement
  • Mark Kassen
    Actor and Filmmaker
  • David Mayer, MD
    Vice President, Quality and Safety, MedStar Health
  • Prof. Kai Zacharowski, MD, PhD, FRCA
    Director of the Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Frankfurt

Optimizing Obstetric Safety Panel

  • William Callaghan, MD, MPH
    Panel Moderator Chief, Maternal and Infant Health Branch Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dr. Priya Agrawal, BMBCh, MA, MPH, DFSRH
    Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
  • Todd Heiden
    Patient Advocate
  • Edna Adan Ismail
    Founder and CEO Edna Adan University Hospital and Chancellor, Edna Adan University, Hargeisa, Somaliland
  • Elliott Main, MD
    Medical Director, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative, Stanford University
  • Eleni Tsigas
    Executive Director, Preeclampsia Foundation

Airway Safety Panel

  • Kenneth Rothfield, MD, MBA, CPE, CPPS
    Panel Moderator System Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Saint Vincent’s HealthCare
  • Richard Cooper, MSc, MD, FRCPC
    Professor, Anesthesia, University of Toronto Director, Anesthesia Airway Fellowship Program, Toronto General Hospital
  • Haru Okuda, MD
    National Medical Director, SimLEARN, Veterans Health Administration Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
  • Kevin G. Seaman, M.D., FACEP
    Executive Director, The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS)
  • Mimi Toomey
    Patient Advocate

Health Technology Leadership Panel

  • Joe Kiani
    Founder, Patient Safety Movement Foundation; Chairman & CEO of Masimo
  • Ed Cantwell
    Executive Director, Center for Medical Interoperability
  • Deborah DiSanzo, MBA
    General Manager, IBM Watson Health
  • Stefan Dräger
    CEO, Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
  • Thierry Leclercq
    President & CEO, Life Care Solutions, GE Healthcare

Hospital Leadership Panel

  • Dave Olsen, Chairman
    Providence Health & Services
  • Kimberly Cripe
    President and CEO, Children’s Hospital of Orange County
  • Rod Hochman, MD
    Providence Health & Services
  • Thornton Kirby, FACHE
    President & CEO, South Carolina Hospital Association
  • Eileen Whalen, MHA, RN
    President & COO, University of Vermont Medical Center

Media Panel

  • Marshall Allen
    Reporter, ProPublica
  • Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH
    Medical Editor, WebMD
  • Beth Kutscher
    California Bureau Chief, Modern Healthcare
  • Anna Mathews
    Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  • Diane Perez, MD
    Medical Journalist, Univision, Galavision, Televisa

Health Literacy Discussion

  • Dr. Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS
    17th Surgeon General of the United States (2002-2006); Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona
  • Prof. Hugo Van Aken, MD, PhD, FRCA, FANZCA
    Founding Chairman, European Patient Safety Foundation
  • Thomas Zeltner, MD
    Special Envoy of the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO)