Agenda

Research & Innovation in Healthcare – 2019 Conference

The agenda for the Research & Innovation in Healthcare meeting has been announced. The meeting will be held at Beaumont Health in Royal Oak, MI on Wednesday, September 4, and Thursday, September 5, 2019. A diverse group of moderators and panelists will provide a variety of perspectives.

Wednesday, September 4

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm How do you build an innovation ecosystem in the healthcare setting?

Jai Rajput
Director, Commercialization
Beaumont Health

Brent Mulder, Ph.D., MBA
President
Spectrum Health Innovations

Stephen M. Behm, MBA
Entrepreneur In Residence
Bon Secours Mercy Health

Kyle Hathaway
Co-founder & Managing Partner
Health Eco

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Commercialization vs. Innovation: How do you balance commercial innovation vs operational clinical innovation?

Emily LaFeir, MHA
Director, Innovation Operations
Steele Institute for Health Innovation
Geisinger

Diane H. Dobrea, M.S., J.D.
McNees, Wallace, & Nurick, LLC

Ryan Kelly
General Manager
The Innovation Lab
The Innovation Institute

Dan Wolf
CEO & Co-founder
Dewar Sloan

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Networking Break
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Keynote – VHA Innovation Ecosystem – Self Sustaining Innovation

Joshua Patterson
Innovations Ecosystem
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm Anything you can do I can do better: The role of the technology commercialization function, why clinical inventors go outside of the function, and how can an office engage better with clinicians.

Avery M. Jackson III, MD, FACS FAANS
CEO/Founder
Michigan Neurosurgical Institute PC

Peter L. Bono, D.O.
Orthopedic Surgeon

Lisa Ferrara, PhD
President
OrthoKinetic Technologies

Wyatt D. Geist
President, CTO & Founder
Integrity Implants Inc.

Muwaffak Abdulhak M.D.
Neurosurgeon
Director of MSSIC
Henry Ford Hospital

5:30 pm Shuttle departs to Townsend Hotel
5:45 pm Meet in hotel lobby to walk to restaurant a few blocks
6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Reception & Dinner – Fleming’s Steakhouse
8:00 pm + Movie Night!
Emagine Palladium
209 Hamilton Row
Birmingham, MI 48009

Thursday, September 5

7:30 am – 8:30 am Breakfast at Townsend
8:30 am Shuttle departs from Townsend conference lobby for Beaumont conference in Royal Oak
9:00 am – 10:00 am Competitive advantages of non-academically affiliated hospitals and how to accelerate innovation (community hospitals)

Manoja Ratnayake Lecamwasam, PhD, MBA
Executive Director
Intellectual Property and Strategic Innovation
Dignity Health

Stephen M. Behm, MBA
Entrepreneur In Residence
Bon Secours Mercy Health

10:00 am – 11:00 am How do you pay for everything: budgets and alternative funding sources?

Ryan Kelly
General Manager
The Innovation Lab
The Innovation Institute

Taryn Simon
Director
Henry Ford Health System Innovations
Henry Ford Health System

11:00 am – 11:30 am Project Echo Overview

A strategy of medical education and care management using videoconferencing technology with interactive case-based learning organized as a hub-spoke model.
ECHO aims to democratize medical knowledge and develop specialty care capacity in underserved communities

Avery M. Jackson III, MD, FACS FAANS
CEO/Founder
Michigan Neurosurgical Institute PC

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Networking & Lunch
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Innovative commercialization opportunities and pathways:

Elliot Reed
Program Manager
The REDIzone (Northeast Ohio Medical University)

Thomas Marten
Managing Director, Coulter Program
University of Michigan

Justin Metcalf
Director of Engineering
MED Institute

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Creating the business case and plan for your function – what are your metrics

John Schultz
Director, Office of Technology Transfer
Houston Methodist Hospital & Research Institute

Neil Wyant
Managing Director
UH Ventures

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Closing Comments & Networking
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Beaumont Research Institute Tour

Organizer:
Jai Rajput
Director, Commercialization
Beaumont Health

5:30 pm Shuttle departs back to The Townsend Hotel