7th Annual Future of Healthcare Forum

Digital Health 2017
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Digital Health 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM // Microsoft Offices, Ft. Lauderdale, FL








The Future of Healthcare Forum // Digital Health 2017 is Proudly brought to you by AAJ Technologies and the SFHHA

UPDATE: The 7th Annual Future of Healthcare 2017 was a huge success.

Over 70 Healthcare Industry Executives attended the event.

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This is a must-attend event for senior executives seeking to prepare healthcare organizations to meet the needs of a rapidly transforming industry

What you learn from this event will help YOU and your organization tap into the $300 billion estimated savings the digital revolution in healthcare will create!

The most important trends in digital health – along with networking and learning from 8 amazing speakers and over 60 of your industry peers – are about to change the trajectory of your career and your organization!

Tap into Digital Health initiatives to dramatically improve:


  • Patient Experience and Engagement
  • Customer Acquisition and Retention
  • Operational Efficiencies

Discover how to successfully develop digital capabilities from the industry experts who are leading the transformation of healthcare.

Who Should Attend

Senior executives seeking to prepare healthcare organizations to meet the needs of a rapidly transforming industry should attend the 7th Annual Future of Healthcare Forum | Digital Health 2017.

Job titles include:

  • Founder/CEO
  • CIO
  • COO
  • CMO
  • CTO
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Connected Health
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Strategist
  • Digital Operations
  • Digital Health

Director level and above in IT, Business, Marketing/Sales

Types of companies include:

  • Healthcare Providers
  • Healthcare Payers
  • Healthcare ISV’s
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Life Science Companies
  • Healthcare Startups
  • Medical Device Companies

If you’re a vendor and would like to participate, click here to contact us about available opportunities.


11:00 to 12:00 – Check-in, Lunch, and Networking

12:00 to 12:05 Jim McKeen, Director of Healthcare Solutions, AAJ Technologies – Welcome
12:05 to 12:30 Murray Izenwasser, VP, Digital Transformation/CMO, AAJ Technologies – Opening Remarks and Interactive activity
12:30 to 12:45 Cal Austin, Lead Instigator Worldwide Innovation, Pfizer – Interactive activity
12:45 to 1:10  Dr. Jacques Orces, CMIO and Medical Director for Telemedicine, Miami Children’s Hospital – Telemedicine: If You’re Not at the Table You Maybe on the Menu
1:10 to 1:35 Percy Lopez, Chief Information Officer, Orizon360 – Population Health Analytics – You Know You Need It, but Are You Prepared to Succeed?
1:35 to 1:55 Jessica Higgins,
Chief Operating Officer, Gapingvoid Culture Design Group – Deliberately Designing the Future of Healthcare Culture

1:55 to 2:25 – Break

2:25 to 2:55 Cal Austin, Lead Instigator Worldwide Innovation, Pfizer – Let’s Get Small – Thinking Like a Start-Up
2:55 to 3:30&Andrew Satz, Co-Founder, and Director of Data Science Consulting, Metrix Labs – Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare Today, Tomorrow & in the Future

3:20 to 3:50 – Break

3:50 to 4:15 – Dave Meyers, National Director US Life Sciences, Microsoft – “Microsoft Point of View – Innovation and Digital Transformation in Healthcare”
4:15 to 4:40 – Ed Dibeler, CIO/CTO, Automated Healthcare Solutions – Transparency and how it’s needed in Transparency
4:40 to 5:00 – Panel Discussion with Speakers plus Audience Q&A
5:00 to 5:05 – Amjad Shamim. CEO AAJ Technologies

5:05 to 6:05 – Happy Hour / Networking

Your Presenters

Cal Austin

Lead Instigator Worldwide Innovation

Let’s Get Small – Thinking Like a Start-Up

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Cal Austin

Cal is a fun-loving innovation enthusiast, currently with Pfizer’s Worldwide Innovation Team, responsible for their North and Latin American Regions. His experience has included many roles in sales, operations, and training. The common thread throughout his career has been a focus on creative problem solving and group facilitation. He has used Design Thinking, Dare to Try, Open Space Technology, Gallup StrengthsFinder, and other tools to help teams find solutions to their most challenging business pursuits.

Dave Meyers

National Director US Life Sciences

“Microsoft Point of View – Innovation and Digital Transformation in Healthcare”

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Dave Meyers

Dave Meyers is Director of Business Development and the National Director for the U.S. Life Sciences Industry unit at Microsoft.  He is focused on business development, strategy and managing the portfolio of solutions in pharmaceuticals, genomics and precision medicine – collaborating with partners and customers to transform their health businesses. He is passionate about the promise of artificial intelligence, machine learning and genomics and accelerating their impact in healthcare and on individuals’ health.

Dave has an extensive background in Health IT Policy and was directly involved in the national policy and technical dialog on the ARRA / HITECH Acts, the Affordable Care Act, worked directly with CMS on the MITA development and has published several whitepapers and spoken at many industry events on the topic of public health and human services transformation.  Dave has also worked with NMQF and PhRMA on data analysis, tools and policy to address disparities in clinical trials; worked with and the FDA and FCC on Rural Broadband policy to support mHealth, virtual health and remote monitoring and more recently has been engaged in the Precision Medicine Initiative.

Dave began his career at Microsoft in 1997 and prior to joining the Microsoft Health & Life Sciences organization, he held various technical, program management, and product development positions and contributed to the development of the following products: Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server, Microsoft BizTalk Server, Microsoft Site Server and Microsoft Commercial Internet System.  He graduated from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business and the Public Sector-Healthcare Program from The London Business School.

Dr. Jacques Orces

CMIO and Medical Director for Telemedicine
Miami Children’s Hospital

Telemedicine: If You’re Not at the Table You May be on the Menu

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Dr. Jacques Orces

Dr. Orces received his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and his medical degree from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at Miami Children’s Hospital and practiced general pediatrics at Miami Children’s Hospital until 2010 when he joined the hospital’s EMR team part-time as a physician liaison to the IT department. In 2012 he was named the Chief Medical Information Officer and Medical Director for Telemedicine for the Miami Children’s Health System. Dr. Orces has a masters degree in biomedical informatics and is board certified in pediatrics and in clinical informatics

Jessica Higgins

Chief Operating Officer
Gapingvoid Culture Design Group

Deliberately Designing the Future of Healthcare Culture

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Jessica Higgins

Jessica is Chief Operating Officer of Gapingvoid Culture Design Group, a team of inspired individuals based in Miami, Florida, with clients worldwide, including Microsoft, Zappos, Roche, Pfizer, L’Oreal and many others. She and her team deliberately design end-to-end culture solutions that help people connect emotionally to their organization’s most important outcomes. She works in healthcare, Pharma, finance, higher education, governments and Fortune 500 corporations. She is a public speaker, strategist and published author in the future of healthcare, and recently co-authored the keynote talk alongside Pfizer on the Future of Healthcare for DPharm 2017: Disruptive Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials on the topic of blockchain. She holds a Juris Doctor in Law, A Masters in Business Management Science, and a Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma with specialty in Design for Six Sigma.

Percy Lopez

Chief Information Officer

Population Health Analytics – You Know You Need It, but Are You Prepared to Succeed?

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Percy Lopez

After spending most of his career in the hospitality sector as an IT executive, Percy transitioned to healthcare to focus on helping companies navigate the complexities of Managed Care/Value Based agreements by developing best practices and implementing Population Health analytics software. Percy is the former CIO of a healthcare analytics company where he lead the development and implementation of multiple software products delivered as a SAAS solution to health plans and providers. He has developed a passion for the industry and continues to assist companies in their healthcare analytics journey.

Ed Dibeler

Automated Healthcare Solutions

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Ed Dibeler

Ed left the corporate IT world in 2000 to start Puma Telecommunications, a fully skilled IT consulting firm. Focusing on software development and integration, began creating hybrid voice and data systems which revolutionized the way communication and data worked together. Network infrastructure projects were also a large part of the offering from Puma. In 2008, Puma Telecommunications was contracted by AHCS, a leader in physician dispensing software systems, to assist its technology division with certain challenges it was facing in the voice and data arena. The partnership continued until 2012 when Ed was asked to serve as consulting CIO for ezVerify, a subsidiary of AHCS. In 2013, Ed officially became CIO for AHCS and ezVerify.

Andrew Satz

Co-Founder and Director of Data Science Consulting
Metrix Labs

Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare Today, Tomorrow & in the Future

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Andrew Satz

Andrew Satz is the Co-Founder and Director of Data Science Consulting at Metrix Labs, a firm specializing in machine learning, predictive analytics, and artificial intelligence solutions. Andrew’s work is focused on translating business challenges into data-science-driven solutions in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications. He is deeply passionate about real-world and realistic applications of machine learning, natural language processing, and predictive analytics and the impact AI can have on making life smarter and easier.

Andrew and his team’s work in healthcare at Metrix Labs have included cost and revenue enhancements, scheduling optimization, and patient retention. They have designed business solutions utilizing predictive modeling for hospitals and ACOs, including predicting patient leakage to ensure patients stay within a hospital system, rebuilding the CMS hospital quality metrics algorithm to optimize strategies to achieve a higher star rating, and tracking patient movement through the healthcare system to determine inefficiencies and underutilization of clinical staff.

Prior to co-founding Metrix Labs, Andrew spent nearly 20 years consulting in the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries. He holds a Bachelor’s in Economic-Philosophy and a Master’s Degrees in Data Science, both from Columbia University. His education and research in behavioral science, algorithms for data science, exploratory data analysis, data visualization, regression models, Bayesian inference, machine learning, neural nets, and distributed files systems allows him to understand both the near-term possibilities and current limits of artificial intelligence.

Murray Izenwasser

VP, Digital Transformation/CMO
AAJ Technologies

Opening Remarks and Interactive activity

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Murray Izenwasser

Murray has been working on digital, web, and mobile based systems, content, platforms, technologies, and marketing since the mid-‘90s, and is a recognized expert in online, integrated, and social marketing techniques. His clients over the years have included some of the world’s largest and most recognized brands. Prior to AAJ he co-founded and ran a successful digital marketing and technology agency for 7 years, and has held senior positions with some of the world’s largest digital agencies, including both Razorfish and Sapient. He is a frequent speaker at both marketing/technology and industry events.

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6750 N Andrews Ave # 400,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

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