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10 Things Not To Miss at MIS2020

Summit to cap off with Annual Top 10 Medical Innovations


The 2020 Medical Innovation Summit may be one-day, virtual and complimentary, but the event is in no way short of the quality speakers and content you’ve come to expect from Cleveland Clinic. From all corners of the health ecosystem, these thought leaders are prepared to share their best practices and visions for affordable, sustainable, widespread care. From precision medicine, pharmaceutical innovation and data privacy to healthcare investment, cancer care and multi-industry pandemic support efforts, the 18th annual Summit will bring actionable insights for healthcare evolution. Any health innovator will tell you you should register today, but to help make your decision easier, we’ve highlighted 10 reasons you won’t want to miss the first virtual Medical Innovation Summit.

  • State of Healthcare Insight – MIS2020 will place focus on COVID-19’s effect on the healthcare industry. Gain an understanding of the events witnessed by all players and the collaboration required to serve and protect patients, providers and frontline workers through a panel of top hospital CEOs. The panel includes Tom Mihaljevic, MD, CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic; Gianrico Farrugia, MD, President and CEO of Mayo Clinic; and Ann Klibanski, MD, President and CEO of Massachusetts General Hospital.
  • Keynote Speakers – The Summit will feature a dynamic lineup of keynote speakers, including Safra Catz, CEO, Oracle; Gail Boudreaux, CEO, Anthem; Mace Rothenberg, MD, CMO, Pfizer; and David Fredrickson, Executive Vice President, Oncology Business, AstraZeneca. These top-of-the-line leaders are prepared to share their wisdom with MIS2020 attendees. See full agenda for dates and times.
    • Other notable speakers include:
      • Stéphane Bancel, CEO, Moderna
      • Susan Brennan, COO, Bloom Energy
      • Ruud Dobber, EVP and President, BioPharmaceuticals Business Unit, AstraZeneca
      • Alistair Erskine, MD, Chief Digital Health Officer, Partners Healthcare
      • Chrissy Farr, Reporter, CNBC
      • Eric Fung, MD, PhD, Vice President, Clinical Development, GRAIL
      • Mudit Jain, PhD, Founder and General Partner, Strategic Healthcare Investment Partners
      • Alexis Ji, PhD, Partner, Illumina Ventures
      • Garheng Kong, MD, PhD, Managing Partner, HealthQuest Capital
      • Isaac Larian, CEO, MGA Entertainment
      • Michelle Nadeau, Chief Marketing Officer, Timbuk2
      • Dave Neustaedter, Vice President, Venture Capital, Medtronic
      • Robert Nussbaum, MD, Chief Medical Officer, InVitae
      • Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, Healthcare Editor, Business Insider
      • Kristina Simmons, Chief of Staff, Khosla Ventures
      • Meg Tirrell, Senior Health and Science Reporter, CNBC
      • Don Trigg, President, Cerner
      • Rajeev Vinkaya, MD, President, Global Vaccine Business Unit, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
      • Angela Yochem, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Novant Health
      • Pampee Young, MD, CMO, Biomedical Services, American Red Cross
      • Richard Zane, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, UCHealth
    • Digital Health Truths & Trends – Coined ‘The Future of Healthcare: Digital Transformation,’ 2020’s event boasts plenty of digital health content as it relates to its history, recent past, present and future adoption. Enjoy candid discussion of the more pressing issues of safety, payment and policy.
    • OnDemand Sessions – In addition to the live lineup, find pre-recorded OnDemand sessions to be watched at your leisure. With only one day of content, we couldn’t resist some supplementary sessions.
    • Virtual Networking Opportunities – Anything a room can do, Zoom can do better. While physical networking is out of the question, our state-of-the art platform allows for connection between Summit attendees to create meaningful partnerships from the comfort of home.
    • Cleveland Clinic Expertise – 2020’s agenda includes two dozen Cleveland Clinic experts from various departments and institutes within the enterprise. As the No. 2 Hospital in the World according to Newsweek, you won’t want to miss the insights these caregivers have to offer.
      • These experts include:
        • Hany Aly, MD, Department Chair, Neonatology, Cleveland Clinic
        • Adrienne Boissy, MD, Chief Experience Officer, Cleveland Clinic
        • Brian Bolwell, MD, Institute Chair, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic
        • Edward Chien, MD, Department Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic
        • Elliott Dasenbrook, MD, Staff, Pulmonary Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
        • Brian Donley, MD, CEO, Cleveland Clinic London
        • Charis Eng, MD, PhD, Department Chair, Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic
        • Steven Gordon, MD, Chairman, Infectious Disease, Cleveland Clinic
        • Rabi Hanna, MD, Department Chair, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation, Cleveland Clinic
        • Lara Jehi, MD, Staff, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic
        • Eric Klein, MD, Institute Chair, Urology, Cleveland Clinic
        • Matt Kull, CIO, Cleveland Clinic
        • MaryAnn Mays, MD, Staff, Neurology, Cleveland Clinic
        • Jim Merlino, MD, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Cleveland Clinic
        • Will Morris, MD, Executive Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Innovations
        • Moshe Ornstein, MD, Associate Staff, Hematology & Medical Oncology, Cleveland Clinic
        • Beri Ridgeway, MD, Institute Chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology & Women’s Health, Cleveland Clinic
        • Brian Rubin, MD, PhD, Chair, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic
        • Akhil Saklecha, MD, Managing Director, Cleveland Clinic Ventures
        • Khaldoun Tarakji, MD, Staff, Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
        • Robert Wyllie, MD, Chief of Medical Operations, Cleveland Clinic
        • Herbert Wiedemann, MD, Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic
        • Jim Young, MD, Chief Academic Officer, Cleveland Clinic
        • Bobby Zervos, DO, Department Chair, Center for Abdominal Transplantation, Cleveland Clinic Florida
      • Access to Sponsors – Sponsor booths, too, have gone virtual with the help of modern technology. Enter and exit sponsor booths with ease to make introductions, get questions answered, and drive toward new ventures.
      • Top 10 Announcement – The Summit will cap off with the unveiling of the annual Top 10 Medical Innovations. An international sensation and revered tradition, this team of expert physicians and researchers will discuss the medical innovations poised to have great impact in the coming year.
      • Continued Access – For 60 days post-Summit, enjoy both the live and pre-recorded content from our jam-packed agenda. Take notes and reflect on the lessons learned with your playback ability.
      • Complimentary Registration – For the first time ever, enjoy complimentary access to this world-class event. If that’s not a reason not to miss, we don’t know what is!




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