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Healthcare Innovation Summit

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

ACHE of MA’s
Healthcare Innovation Summit 

Thursday, November 2, 2023 | 8am-5pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
Longwood Medical area – 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, 02115

An interactive day of cross-sector thought leadership, networking, and knowledge exchange with leaders from across the healthcare ecosystem: health systems, health plans, life sciences, healthcare technology, universities. 

MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNT: Attention non-ACHE members! Register now and receive a membership discount of $100 off the $160 investment for the first year of membership. This offer includes membership in ACHE and the MA Chapter, effective October 1, 2023, through December 31, 2024. Contact info@massache.org  to join our inclusive and dynamic community of leaders and benefit from informative and engaging programs designed to develop you at every stage of your career.

The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) has awarded 1.5 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits to this program and a total of 4.0 hours of ACHE Qualified Education credits toward advancement or recertification in the ACHE.

Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for ACHE Qualified Education credit should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

For a representative list of companies/organizations to be in attendance, click – Summit.pdf(Review)
For special address to members from our Chapter President, click https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_Xwo9zWKU5B5Hb5VBNASjwiWOC6ig4Hl/view?usp=drive_link
Interested in attending but not a member? Click here for a special offer from our Chapter President, https://drive.google.com/file/d/10NpGCW_vvwqveJrgw2v68W8FO4mgnZal/view?usp=drive_link



> Welcome: ACHE of MA President

Executive Vice Chair, Dept of Emergency Medicine at MGH;
Professor, Harvard Medical School

> Opening Remarks: Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) – Cambridge, MA- Newly Named Site for ARPA-H, the “NASA for Healthcare”

Darshak Sanghavi, MD
Program Manager, ARPA-H

> Keynote Speaker: Anne Morriss,  Co-author of Move Fast and Fix Things

Anne Morriss is the best-selling co-author of the recently released, highly anticipated, Move Fast and Fix Things. Her prior books include Uncommon Service: How to Win by Putting Customers at the Core of Your Business and Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader’s Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You –hailed as “the definitive guide to leadership today.”

Anne is a serial entrepreneur, leadership coach, and Founder of The Leadership Consortium (TLC), a first-of-its kind leadership accelerator that works to build inclusive executive teams and prepare emerging leaders for senior leadership.

> Cross-Sector Interactive Panel:

Breaking Down Barriers: Transforming Healthcare Through Collaboration and Tech Innovation

Moderated by John Fernandez, MPA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lifespan, Rhode Island’s first health system, founded in 1994 by Rhode Island Hospital and the Miriam Hospital.

> Innovation “Un-Pitch” Session Featuring Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

Moderated by Lesley Solomon, MBA, Venture Chair, Redesign Health

Redesign Health powers innovation in healthcare by developing technologies, tools, and insights that lower the barriers to change across the industry.



Companies Include:


Anomaly is on a mission to simplify health payment by harnessing modern Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to get to the root causes of waste and inefficiencies between providers and payers.

Astarte Medical delivers clinical intelligence solutions to support nutrition and feeding practices, optimize care protocols, and substantially improve pediatric health outcomes while reducing the cost of care.  Our first product, NICUtrition, standardizes feeding practices for preterm infants and vulnerable neonates cared for in the neonatal ICU (NICU), reducing practice variability, improving growth and shortening length of stay.

Baton is committed to empowering credentialing professionals and teams to achieve their highest potential. We are building the first Universal Primary Source that brings fragmented provider information together into a cost-effective SaaS solution to empower credentialing teams and make their jobs immensely more efficient.

Ompractice is a digital health & wellbeing company combining the power of today’s technology with traditional wellness practices to deliver virtual yoga, tai-chi, meditation, and other evidence-backed classes that work for all ages and life experiences. The company partners with healthcare providers and health systems like the VA. Today, one in ten veterans enjoys free access to Ompractice to help decrease stress, anxiety, and isolationism while improving mobility, balance, and mental agility.

Vivid Health’s mission is to revolutionize healthcare by leveraging Provider Led AI™ technology as a catalyst for transformative operational and clinical advancements.  Our technology allows care teams to provide longitudinal management at scale, increase engagement, improve risk and quality scores, all while expanding provider reach and improving patient outcomes.

> Breakouts: Innovation Topics Featuring “Un-Pitch” Companies and Industry Experts

Lesley Solomon, MBA, Venture Chair, Redesign Health

Christian Lagier, Msc., VP, Digital Innovation, Baystate Health

Rachel Wilson, MHA, Chief Executive Officer, CIC Health

Jack Bailey, MS, FACHE, Advisor, Redesign Health

YiDing Yu, MD, Serial Entrepreneur

> Closing Keynote: 

Christine Schuster, RN, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, Emerson Health and Chair of the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) 


> Networking Happy Hour

Sponsorship Opportunities are Available:
Click here for Sponsorship Prospectus






November 2
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
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