The Population Health Innovation Summit took place on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the Albany Capital Center. The summit, which focused on the intersection of information technology and population health data, brought together local and regional thought leaders, industry experts, startups, and community stakeholders for a full slate of presentations, conversations, and networking opportunities centered on the delivery of vital healthcare and wellness services to New Yorkers.

This program was approved by HIMSS for up to 4.75 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) or the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).  CEU Tracking Form – Population Health Innovation Summit

Advancements in health technology and data science can… 
•    Support dynamic collaboration among providers
•    Meaningfully engage and empower patients
•    Enable insurers to base compensation on value and quality

Learn more about the new tools and methods for working with population health data to visualize patterns, identify problems, and spark ideas and creative solutions to help improve population health, patient experience, and healthcare affordability.



Kathy Alonge-Coons

Commissioner of Mental Health

Rensselaer County


Emily Leckman-Westin

Director of Data Analysis, Bureau of Evidence-Based Services and Implementation Science

NYS Office of Mental Health


Tom Check

President & Chief Executive Officer



Ginny Shubert

Co-Founder & Vice President of Research

Housing Works


Shannon Kinnear

Practice Lead, Population Health Strategy



Keith Algozzine

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer



Karen Sheehan

Program Manager

Albany Stratton VA Medical Center


Jennifer Gilchrist

Regional President, East Coast

Landmark Health


Kevin Murphy

Chief Executive Officer

Principium Health


Matt Grattan

Director of Community & Economic Development

SUNY University at Albany


Larry Toole

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Incentivate Health


Dr. Steven Buslovich

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Patient Pattern


Kurt Lozier

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Somml Health

Paul Francis

Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services

New York State


Dr. Lorna Thorpe

Professor; Vice Chair of Strategy & Planning, Department of Population Health

NYU School of Medicine


Kevin Owens

Director of Service Delivery, Health Information Technology



Dr. Jacob Reider

Chief Executive Officer

Alliance for Better Health Care


Jim Kirkwood

Director, Division of Health Care Innovation

Office of Quality and Patient Safety, NYSDOH


Dominick Bizzarro

Executive Vice President, Business Development & Infomatics

MVP Healthcare


Courtney Burke

Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer

Albany Medical Center


Mark McKinney

Chief Executive Officer



Keegan Bailey

Founder & Chief Value Architect

Navaste Health


 Kathleen Mattice

Chief Clinical Officer

CapitalCare Medical Group


Dr. Kallanna Manjunath

Chief Medical Officer

Albany Medical Center PPS


Kathy Miller

Director of Population Health

Bronx Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO)


Kathy G. Alonge-Coons

Commissioner of Mental Health

Rensselaer County


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IgniteU NY is a Capital Region startup accelerator, helping to fuel New York startups while supporting the Region’s innovation ecosystem. IgniteU NY is powered by NYSTEC, a not-for-profit technology consulting company comprised of cross-functional IT professionals and health care policy experts. We partner with healthcare organizations, state agencies, institutions, and business clients for IT strategic planning, innovation, data science, and cybersecurity services in the population health domain.  

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