TIMED AGENDA :  Updated March 28, 2011
11th Annual International IHPM Health & Productivity Conference

Orlando, FL ~ April 4-6, 2011


Trends, Issues, Solutions: Health and Productivity Management in the U.S.A. & Abroad

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Monday, April 4, 2011

8:00 a.m. - Noon - Academy for Health & Productivity Management presents two Academies simultaneously. (registration required)

  • Value-Based Health (VBH) Academy - Sponsored by Aflac - Chaired by Steve Priddy, VBH's Executive Director of Employer Relations, and will feature a national overview of value-based employer actions by Randy Abbott, Senior Consultant and North American Leader/Health and Group Benefits at Towers Watson and Jack Bastable, VBH's Director of Education. There will be two outstanding small employer case studies from BankPlus, with Bill Lee, Chief Executive Officer of WellnessPlus, a subsidiary of BankPlus and Toyal America, Inc., Bud Loprest, President & CEO and Mary C. Orga, SPHR, Human Resources Manager as well as BJC Healthcare, Kathleen Killion, Executive Director Health Literacy -- one of the largest metropolitan health care delivery systems in the nation, with more than 25,000 employees. The Academy will be rounded out by award winning Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Divison - with Lauren Hallberg, MBA, Wellness Benefits Director, and David Atkinson, Vice President for Wellness Consulting at Cooper Corporate Solutions, ending with a panel discussion between presenters and attendees.
  • Special Academy addressing the Workplace Burden for the Working Caregiver co-chaired by Pamella Thomas, M.D., former Director of Wellness and Health Promotion at Lockheed Martin Corporation and Alberto Colombi, M.D., Medical Director of PPG Industries.  Dr. Colombi will share findings from the landmark Met Life study of caregiving in which he participated, looking at the impact of caregiving responsibilities for parents and children on the ability of employees to work at optimal capacity.  Abi Fapohunda, PhD,  Asst. Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health will present comparative data on caregiving from other countries (PPG now has more than half its operations outside the U.S.)  Dr. Thomas then will present Workplace Strategies to Restore Caregivers’ Functioning at Work and Home to help people understand what it means to be a working caregiver and how they can access benefits and services to reduce their burden.  The Academy will conclude with a panel discussion involving the audience.


1:15 p.m. - GLOBAL HEALTH CARE TRENDS AND TECHNOLOGY: HEALTH REVOLUTION ALREADY IN PROGRESS - Bill Crounse, M.D., Senior Director of Worldwide Health for Microsoft

2:00 p.m. - Engaging a Global Business in Health and Well-Being - YUM! BRANDS - David Hoke, Wellness Manager, Yum! Total Rewards


2:55 p.m. -USING NEW EMPLOYEE INSIGHTS TO DRIVE A CULTURE OF HEALTHRichard Bedrosian, PhD, Director, Behavioral Health Science at HealthMedia, Inc.®

3:30 p.m. - Break in Portico with Exhibitors

4:00 p.m. - BEYOND TRADITIONAL INCENTIVES:  A New Generation Emerges

Randy Abbott, Senior Consultant and North American Leader/Health and Group Benefits at Towers Watson chairs a panel that includes Michael Golinkoff, National Clinical Director of Aetna Behavioral Health,  Bob Nease, Chief Scientist & Senior Vice President of Express Scripts, and Sandra Morris, Senior Manager, Employee Benefits Healthcare Design, Procter & Gamble.


EMPLOYER - Toyal America Inc. - Bud Loprest, President & CEO and Mary C. Orga, SPHR, Human Resources Manager

5:30 p.m. - HEALTH REFORM CHANGES COURSE - Grace-Marie Turner, President of the Galen Institute and advisor to the new Congressional leadership

6:00 p.m. - Reception in Portico with Exhibitors

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

7:00 a.m. - Breakfast in Portico with Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. - MOBILE TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH IMPROVEMENT - presentations on-stage and demonstrations in the exhibit area of some of the newest and best tools for harnessing the power of technology to increase employee engagement in health promotion and prevention programs and enable them to obtain and sustain better outcomes that also bring productivity gains to the workplace.  Join Barry Hix, Executive Director of Healthcare Solutions, 3Cinteractive and John Styers, Vice President for Corporate Strategy & Industry Relations for 3Cinteractive in addition to Doug Robinson, CEO, Rush Hour Digital (i-phone applications) and Randall Gardner, CEO 4G Biometrics (diabetes interventions and patient compliance) for a session that will open your eyes and minds to the potential gains from bringing health care – finally -- into the same “brave new world” as the rest of the economy!

9:00 a.m. -The War on Cancer:  Where do we Stand? What are we Doing? Where are we Going? Dawn Holcombe, MBA, FACMPE, ACHE - President, DGH Consulting as well as Executive Director of the Connecticut Oncology Association

9:30 a.m. - END-OF-LIFE ISSUES FOR WORKING CAREGIVERS - Rick Heine - Director Market Employer Development, Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems will share his personal journey during the terminal illness of his beloved spouse.Alberto Colombi, M.D., Medical Director of PPG Industries and participant in path-breaking MetLife studies on caregiving, will be featured -- and with more than half of PPG’s business overseas, Dr. Colombi also will look at differences in Working Caregiver issues in other parts of the world such as China and Europe.

10:15 a.m. - Break in Portico with Exhibitors


11:00 a.m. - MIGRAINES AND PRODUCTIVITY: cited as a top-five cause of presenteeism. Anita Holloway, MD, Corporate Medical Director, Navistar International The latest evidence from the workplace on how to reduce productivity loss through better prevention and management of migraines.

11:30 a.m. - EASTMAN CHEMICAL - IMPACT OF MIGRAINE ON AN ACTIVE WORKFORCE:  Prevalence, Clinical Management, and Disability Impact - Ibrahim Heiba, MD, MPH, Corporate Medical Director

12:00 p.m. - BRINGING HEALTH SOLUTIONS TO CHINA THROUGH ENTERPRISE HEALTH MANAGEMENT - Dr. Jie Li, Chief Medical Expert, Standing Vice Chairman - Ciming Health Check-up Co., Ltd.

12:30 p.m. - Lunch in Portico with Exhibitors

1:30 p.m. - CONNECTING POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT TO THE “HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: “Visioneering & Exploring” its value to Health and Productivity Management, featuring Mayo Clinic Health Solutions, Dossia, and a Fortune 50 Employer


Philip Hagen, M.D., M.P.H., Department of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Medical Director, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions

Mike Casey, M.B.A., Senior Director, Corporate/Government Accounts, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions

Steve Munini, Chief Operating Officer, Dossia

Karl Dalal, Director of Health and Prevention Benefits for BP America

2:15 p.m. - IMPROVING OUTCOMES BY TREATING DEPRESSION AS A COMORBID CHRONIC CONDITION - Edward R. Jones, PhD, President, Commercial Division, ValueOptions

2:50 p.m. - PUSHING THE MEASUREMENT CURVE TOWARDS COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS:  Latest Findings on Managing Employee Health and Depression - Debra Lerner, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Tufts University Medical School

3:30 p.m. - PROCTER & GAMBLE's " Vibrant Living" Sandra Morris, Senior Manager, Employee Benefits Healthcare Design

4:00 p.m. - Break in Portico with Exhibitors

4:30 p.m. - PPG INDUSTRIES – Growing a Culture of Health: Engaging Employees - Alberto Colombi, MD, MPH, Corporate Medical Director

5:00 p.m. - ALIGNING FORD'S WELLNESS PROGRAM WITH THE CORPORATE GLOBAL 'One Ford Health Strategy' Walt Talamonti, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Clinical Operations

5:30 P.M. - MIND/BODY STRESS REDUCTION - Kyra J. Bobinet, MD, MPH - Medical Director of Health and Wellness Innovation, Aetna

6:00 p.m. - Reception in Portico with Exhibitors

7:30 p.m. – Public Policy Dinner (limited seating/ registration required) - HEALTH CARE REFORM: Implementation and Implications - Kirsten Axelsen, VP Worldwide Policy, Pfizer Inc. and PERSONALIZED MEDICINE: A Vision for Personalized Healthcare - Lydia Pan, Director, Worldwide Science Policy, Pfizer Inc.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

6:00 a.m. -INPERSON MINDFULNESS @ WORK CLASS - Led by Kyra J. Bobinet, MD, MPH - Medical Director of Health and Wellness Innovation, Aetna - sponsored by Aetna

7:00 a.m. - Breakfast in Portico with Exhibitors

8:00 a.m. -BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND OBESITY:  Joined at the Hip

Richard Bedrosian, PhD, Director, Behavioral Health Science at HealthMedia, Inc.

8:45 a.m. - HEALTHY WORKPLACE CHALLENGES:  A LITTLE FRIENDLY COMPETITION:  Kyle Rolfing, CEO - RedBrick Health & Alliance for a Healthier Minnesota and Rick Kupchella, creator of the "Biggest Loser Minnesota Challenges" – e.g., Cargill, General Mills, Target, UnitedHealth Group

9:30 a.m. - FRESH APPROACH TO ENGAGING AND ENERGIZING YOUR WORK FORCE FROM 'DOWNUNDER': Kim Harvey, Azion Corporate Wellness Services, New Zealand

10:15 a.m. - MEETING THE HEALTH AND PRODUCTIVITY NEEDS OF A GLOBAL WORK FORCE - Rich Paul, MSW, CEAP - Sr. VP, Health & Performance Solutions, ValueOptions

11:00 a.m. - BUILDING A RESILIENT WORKFORCE THROUGH WELLNESS: An Integrated Approach of Two Companies in Asia Pacific - Eric Kung, MSW, Chairman & CEO  of Human Dynamic Asia Pacific, Hong Kong

11:45 a.m. - "TWO PENS" INITIATIVE:  EMPLOYERS AND PHYSICIANS IMPROVING WORK FORCE HEALTH TOGETHER: Update on the IHPM/CAPG (California Association of Physician Groups) Initiative - Bill Williams, MD, Sr. VP, IHPM

NOON - Adjourn



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Don’t miss the opportunity for your company to be seen at the conference that is acknowledged each year by attendees to “push the curve” on health and productivity management globally.  IHPM's Exhibit Hall buzzes with the mingling of attendees and providers of the newest HPM products and services, while evening receptions offer the opportunity every exhibitor looks for – but won’t find elsewhere -- to get extended one-on-one time with employer executives and other prospective customers.  Secure your space in our Exhibit Hall now, or contact us about other sponsorship opportunities.  We will tailor a package to provide your desired level of visibility to conference attendees.  Contact Bonnie Baker with any questions, or to reserve your booth, at (480)305-2100 or bonnie.jean@ihpm.org

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