2019 San Francisco HXO Collaborative Roundtable

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 | 4:00 – 8:30pm

Register NowAs healthcare leaders, we are faced with more challenges than ever before. True solutions require a shift in thought and practice. This is only possible when we come together, across systems, to collaboratively determine the best practices and innovative thinking necessary to advance our industry and truly reshape patient care and safety. Participation in these programs is the beginning of the active change we seek.

Governing Board Co-Chairs

Lori Armstrong, DNP, RN Lori Armstrong, DNP, RN
Chief Nurse Executive
Kaiser Permanente
Dennis P. Lund, MD Dennis P. Lund, MD
The Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Professor
Professor of Surgery, Chief Medical Officer
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Associate Dean of the Facility for Maternal and Child Health, Stanford University School of Medicine

Governing Board Members

  • Jeff Arnold, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital System
  • Sameer Badlani, MD, FACP, Chief Health Information Officer and Vice President, Sutter Health
  • Dale E. Beatty, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President Patient Care Services, Stanford Healthcare
  • Chris Boyd, Senior Vice President, Area Manager Northern California, Kaiser Permanente
  • Carlos Bustamante, PhD, Inaugural Chair, Department of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Catherine Carlson, Chief Quality Officer, El Camino Hospital
  • Stuart Cohen, MD, Chair, Infectious Disease, UC Davis Health
  • Timothy W. Cutler, PharmD, BCGP, Interim Assistant Chief for Ambulatory Care and Supervisor, UCD Health; Anticoagulation Clinic, Controlled Substances, and Primary Care, Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy
  • Lane Donnelly, MD, Chief Quality Officer, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Alan Dubovsky, Chief Patient Experience Officer, Cedar-Sinai
  • Serge Blaise Emaleu, MD, Global Health Consultant, Infectious Diseases & Tropical Medicine, Infection World Health Organization
  • Michael Espinoza, Director of Patient Experience, Performance Excellence, and Patient Relations, UC Davis Health
  • John Grubbs, MS, MBA, RPh, Chief Pharmacy Officer, UC Health
  • Banning Hendriks, Director, Patient Experience, OHSU Healthcare
  • Ranjit Hundal, Chief Medical Executive, Mills-Peninsula Health System, Sutter Health
  • Kelly Johnson, Vice President Patient Care Services, Chief Nursing Officer, Stanford Children’s Health/Lucille Packard; Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Craig Joseph, MD, Interim Chief Medical Information Officer, El Camino Hospital System
  • J. Douglas Kirk, MD, Chief Medical Officer, UC Davis Medical Center
  • Cynthia WS Lee, Vice President Strategy and Business Development, Sutter Health
  • Grace Lee, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer for Practice Innovation, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Michelle Lopes, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, John Muir Health
  • Barbara Mayer, PhD, RN, Director of Nursing Quality and Practice, Stanford Health Care
  • John Morton, MD, MPH, Chief of Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Fred Nishioka, Director, Pharmacy, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Children’s Health
  • Thomas Osborne, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, VA Palo Alto
  • Irving Pike, MD, FACG, FASGE, Chief Medical Officer, John Muir Health System
  • Cheryl Reinking RN, NEA-BC, MS, Chief Nursing Officer, El Camino Hospital System
  • Steven M. Schlossberg, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Information Officer, John Muir Health
  • Niraj Sehgal, MD, MPH, Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine, UCSF Medical Center
  • Tait Shanafelt, MD, Jeanie & Stewart Ritchie Professor of Medicine; Chief Wellness Officer, Stanford Medicine; Director, WellMD Center; Associate Dean, Stanford School of Medicine
  • John D. Stobo, MD, Executive Vice President, UC Health
  • Mike Sutten, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Alpa Vyas, Vice President, Patient Experience, Stanford Health Care
  • Eric Williams, Chief Operating Officer, Kaiser Foundation Hospital – Santa Clara
  • Matthew Wolden, Executive Director, Department of Quality, UCSF Health



Collaborating on Change: Navigating Significant Challenges Across Systems
With more and more challenges facing the healthcare industry, it’s difficult to determine where the immediate needs are or how to even start addressing the issues. The 2019 HXO Collaborative Roundtable Dinner Series takes an intimate look at critical challenges facing leaders in San Francisco today. Leadership panels will look at the future of the industry, discuss the most pressing barriers, and collectively create a roadmap to generating forward momentum to positively impact patient care.


Chris Boyd Chris L. Boyd
Senior Vice President, Area Manager
Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara

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John Grubbs, MS, MBA, RPh John Grubbs, MS, MBA, RPh
Chief Pharmacy Officer
UC Health

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Kelly M. Johnson, PhD, RN, NEA-BC Kelly M. Johnson, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer
Stanford Children’s Health / Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

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The Governing Board is reviewing nominated sponsors and selecting the industry-leading partners that they will be inviting to participate. For sponsorship inquiries, please email Tom Tyson at tomt@healthcareexecutiveforums.com.

Dinner Moderator Sponsor

Sirius Healthcare and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Platinum Partner
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Location and Venue

Mission Bay Conference Center

Mission Bay Conference Center
Robertson Auditorium
1675 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Phone: 1.866.431.8273 | Website

Dinner Contact

Please contact Tom about any of your dinner or sponsorship needs.

Tom Tyson, Executive Director, Healthcare Executive ForumsTom Tyson

Executive Director
Healthcare Executive Forums

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