3-Day Agenda

"I can't imagine a better summit. My brain is buzzing with all these new tools, resources, case studies, and innovative ideas and software. I'll be back next year, and if next year is as good as this year, you'll definitely have made a follower for life out of me." - HAS 16 attendee

We’ve crafted an exciting agenda for the Healthcare Analytics Summit 2017 including

  • Two days of pre-summit training and educational forums (designed for clients but open for all)
  • Keynote speeches designed to inspire
  • Case study breakouts sharing pragmatic and practical best practices
  • The analytics walkabout experience providing opportunities for 1:1 dialogue
  • Interactive audience response systems and accompanying real-time analytics to help you engage
  • New networking experiences to connect with others like you

Tuesday, September 12th

7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Registration (Grand America)

Day 1 - Evening Dinner Reception And Opening Activities
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Participate in the following 3 concurrent activities

1. Analytics Walkabout and Opening Dinner Reception

(Imperial Ballroom)
  • 24 face-to-face case study stations
  • Engage and converse directly with outcomes improvement teams
  • Dinner and dessert provided

2. Product and Services Showcase

(Murano and Venezia – Health Catalyst Clients)
  • 24 face-to-face demo stations
  • See latest Health Catalyst products and interact with product development

3. The Care Management Show (new)

(Grand Salon)
  • Health Catalyst presents a fun, audience interactive, live show demonstrating how care management should work
  • Live showings at 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30 pm

Wednesday, September 13th

Day 2 - Morning General Session
7:00 am

Registration Opens

7:15 am - 8:15 am


8:30 am - 8:45 am

HAS App Preview Instructions

Paul Horstmeier, Dave Overfelt (Health Catalyst)
8:45 am - 9:00 am

HAS 17 Welcome and Overview

Dan Burton (Chief Executive Officer, Health Catalyst)
9:00 am - 9:45 am

Industry Analytics Presentation

Tom Davenport (visionary, consultant, professor, author) Tom is one of the nation’s most recognized and widely-published experts on using data and analytics in business. He is the author of over 100 articles in leading business and academic publications.  He has also written 17 books including “Competing on Analytics”, named by Harvard Business Review as one of the twelve most important management ideas of the decade.  He has also been named one of the top three business/technology analysts in the world, one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry, and one of the world’s top fifty business school professors by Fortune magazine.
9:45 am - 10:30 am

Eric Topol, MD

A staunch advocate of digital health technologies and the democratization of medicine, leader of a technology-driven, patient-centric revolution in healthcare, author of “The Patient Will See You Now” and “The Creative Destruction of Medicine”, listed 5 years in a row in the Modern 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders.
10:30 am - 10:50 am


10:50 am - 11:35 am

Changing the Digital Trajectory of Healthcare

Dale Sanders – Executive Vice President, Health Catalyst Noted healthcare industry strategist
11:35 am - 12:45 pm


Day 2 - Afternoon Session
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Breakout Sessions – Wave 1

1:45 pm - 2:05 pm


2:05 pm - 3:05 pm

Breakout Sessions – Wave 2

3:05 pm - 3:30 pm


3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Keynote Speaker (To be Announced)

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Hollywood Squares

Tom Burton (Co-Founder, Executive Vice President, Health Catalyst and noted CFO—“Chief Fun Officer”) who will again entertain on the main stage with games highlighting key data driven principles. (Remember “The Price is Right” from HAS 16?)
5:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Evening Orientation and Analytics Walkabout Winners

Paul Horstmeier
Day 2 - Evening Activities
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Evening Downtown Fun Run – Wave 1 Evening Downtown Walk (shopping, parks, Temple Square)

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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Dine on Us” Dinner

(Local Salt Lake Restaurants)
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Evening Reception (Grand Ballroom)  “Superheroes” fun and game night

  • The best of last year’s games (ping pong, pool, foosball) including the Dan Burton ping-pong challenge
  • Individual and team caricature drawings in super hero formats (twice as many stations as last year) -take them home to family to show your super hero status
  • Take instant pictures with super heroes
  • Lots more fun to come…

Thursday, September 14th

6:00 am - 7:00 am

Morning Downtown Fun Run – Wave 2

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7:00 am

Registration opens

7:00 am - 8:00 am


Day 3 - Morning General Session
8:20 am - 8:30 am

Day in Review

Paul Horstmeier (Senior Vice President, Health Catalyst)
8:30 am - 9:15 am

Maureen Bisognano – President Emerita and Senior Fellow, IHI

Maureen was the former IHI President and CEO for five years, after serving as Executive Vice President and COO for 15 years. She is a prominent authority on improving health care systems, whose expertise has been recognized by her elected membership to the National Academy of Medicine (IOM), among other distinctions. Ms. Bisognano advises health care leaders around the world, is a frequent speaker at major health care conferences on quality improvement, and is a tireless advocate for change.
9:15 am - 10:00 am

Robert A. DeMichiei

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, UPMC
10:00 am - 10:20 am


10:20 am - 11:05 am

The Population Health Engine

David Nash, MD Founding dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health, internationally recognized for his work in accountability for outcomes, physician leadership development, and quality-of-care improvement,  repeatedly named to Modern Healthcare’s list of Most Powerful Persons in Healthcare
11:05 am - 11:20 am


11:20 am - 12:20 pm

Breakout Sessions – Wave 3

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch

Day 3 - Afternoon General Session
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Breakout Sessions – Wave 4

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm


2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Breakout Sessions – Wave 5

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm


4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

A Coalition of the Willing: Data-Driven Population Health and Complex Care Innovation in Low-Income Communities

HAS Documentary
4:50 pm - 5:05 pm

Final Polls and Summit Winners

5:05 pm - 5:15 pm

Closing Remarks

Dan Burton (Chief Executive Officer, Health Catalyst)
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm

Closing Reception (Grand America Courtyard)

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Discount Pricing Ends July 31


What Attendees From Last Year Had to Say

I can’t imagine a better summit. My brain is buzzing with all these new tools, resources, case studies, and innovative ideas and softwares. I’ll be back next year, and if next year is as good as this year, you’ll definitely have made a follower for life out of me.

… This was the best conference in over 20 years that I have attended.

This is by far the best conference I have attended. It was well planned and coordinated. Great job to the team for putting this amazing event together.

Same place, same time next year!!  The best conference I’ve attended, fabulous job!

The more energy you can provide on topics of Healthcare the better. 80s night, dine on us, and fun runs were so AWESOME! Hands down best conference I have ever been to! Thanks to all who put forth the effort to get it all done.

You don’t need my help. Fine job. Best conference of the year!

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