Plenaries

Plenary Speaker- Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 10:30am-11:30am

Kris Joshi2

Dr. Kris Joshi

Emdeon
Executive Vice President Products

Mr. Joshi was appointed Executive Vice President Products for Emdeon in December 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Joshi was global vice president for healthcare product strategy for Oracle Corporation′s Health Sciences Global Business Unit. He helped launch the health sciences business unit, and successfully led two acquisitions for Oracle in the life sciences space. Before joining Oracle, Mr. Joshi served in senior strategy roles in IBM′s Global Sales and Distribution organization. Prior to that, Joshi was with McKinsey and Co, where he served Fortune 500 clients on strategy issues. Mr. Joshi holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Caltech, and a Ph.D. in Physics from MIT.

Lunch Speaker- Thursday, July 30, 2015, 12:00pm-1:30pm

Dr. Jonathan Perlin

Hospital Corporation of America
President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin is President, Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based Hospital Corporation of America. He provides leadership for clinical services and improving performance at HCA’s 162 hospitals and more than 800 outpatient centers and physician practices. Before joining HCA in 2006, Dr. Perlin was Under Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate, as the senior-most physician in the Federal Government and Chief Executive Officer of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Dr. Perlin led the nation’s largest integrated health system. Dr. Perlin is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Medical Informatics. He has a Master’s of Science in Health Administration and received his Ph.D. in pharmacology with his M.D. as part of the Physician Scientist Training Program at the Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University.