12:50 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Driving Healthcare’s Digital Transformation—from Vision to Execution

It takes more than technology to drive and accelerate digital transformation. It takes strategy.


Digital transformation superstars do more than access quick digital fixes. Supported by mission, vision and strategy, they’re able to integrate mobile, virtual care, data analytics and the cloud to transform business and clinical performance. Uncover emerging opportunities for digital transformation through this exciting panel.


Listen as you learn to:

  • Develop a digital strategy supported by a culture of change and innovation

  • Understand how executives perceive the need to change and re-invent their organizations

  • Grasp executives’ views of digital transformation, including the goal of leveraged, maximized technology

  • Learn how digital transformation in healthcare varies from digital transformation in other industries

  • Pinpoint the qualities of a digital transformation leader--from inspiration and engagement to strategic thinking, change management, agility and leading through the unknown



David Chou

Vice President, Principal Analyst, Constellation Research, Inc.

David Chou, a healthcare industry leader in the digital space, is the vice president, principal analyst of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc.  David has held executive roles with the Cleveland Clinic, Children's Mercy Hospital, University Of Mississippi Medical Center, AHMC Healthcare, Prime Healthcare, and is also advising many academic medical centers and healthcare start-ups.  David works with clients to transform their business models using technology.  He is also one of the most mentioned CIOs in the media and well quoted in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and Modern Healthcare. David is an active member of both ACHE and HIMSS while serving on the board for CHIME. 



Colin Foster

Chief Digital Officer

HCB Health

With more than twenty years of experience in the digital space, Colin is a respected, trusted innovator who consistently converts the hearts and minds of executives, business leaders, marketers and communicators to see the true value and impact of the web. From previous experience at W20 and Novartis, Colin brings robust digital brand experience across EU, US and priority global markets. Colin has spent much of his career with Brand Leads to strategize, plan, and execute brand-specific integrated global Marketing & Relationship Marketing (RM) programs for customers. Colin has lived in 4 countries and speaks English, French and Spanish.


Neil Gomes

Chief Digital Officer and Senior Vice President for Technology, Innovation and Consumer Experience

Jefferson Health

Neil Gomes is the chief digital officer and  executive vice president for Technology Innovation and Consumer Experience at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System. Neil founded the Digital Innovation and Consumer Experience (DICE) Group and drives consumer-focused digital innovation in healthcare and education via teams of digital consumer experience specialists; application, platform, machine learning, and IoT developers; simulation and UI/UX designers; trainers; documentation and support specialists; instructional/e-learning designers; and process designers. Neil also helps define innovation strategy and programs via Jefferson’s Innovation Team.


Anthony Nguyen

Senior Vice President, Population Health

United Healthcare Services Inc.

Dr. Nguyen is a seasoned healthcare executive with over twenty years of industry experience. In his current role as senior vice president, Population Health, Anthony oversees  the Accountable Care Organizations (ACO)/Care Coordination Organizations (CCO) care delivery channels, Member Engagement programs and National HEDIS teams that measure outcomes. Their goal is to drive an end-to-end, holistic approach to how we deliver, measure and improve care for our members. Anthony is passionate about making the health care system work better.  In that endeavor, he leads the digital voice strategy where members can access information and receive care seamlessly.  Dr. Nguyen was a partner physician for Kaiser Permanente and served as vice president of the Medical Staff.