Blair Butterfield is former President of Vitalhealth Software Corp, a global business co-founded by Mayo Clinic and the Noaber Foundation and now part of Philips Healthcare. Previously, he was Vice President of International Development at GE Healthcare IT. With 30+ years of experience, he is a leader in healthcare information technology and digital health. From 2008 to 2010, Blair was a board member of the eHealth Initiative, which promotes quality, safety and efficiency in healthcare through technology. He is currently on the board for Spok, a global leader in clinical communications and collaboration.
Bill Frack is a leader in the healthcare services space. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Wellnecity, a provider of employer health business intelligence and performance improvement solutions. Bill worked at L.E.K. Consulting for 30+ years where he was a Managing Director and founder of the U.S. Healthcare Services Practice. While at L.E.K. Consulting, he completed more than 300 projects across the healthcare value chain including, strategy development and implementation, care management, physician practice management, and commercial due diligence, with a passion for bending the healthcare cost curve.
Mark Fisher is a leader in Medicaid and behavioral health strategy and operations. He is a former senior executive at Aetna, including Region Vice President of Medicaid and CEO and COO at Mercy Care Plan. He has held several other senior executive positions including COO at Fallon Community Health Plan, Vice President of Operations at ValueOptions and Director of Managed Care Operations at UnitedHealthcare.
Fred Hatfield is a leader in Medicaid and healthcare financial cost management. He has held numerous senior executive positions including, among others, CEO and COO of Aetna Medicaid, head of acquisition integration for Schaller Anderson, and head of Aetna Cost Management. Fred is also a former financial and operations executive for CIGNA.
Tom Rekart is a healthcare operations expert at L.E.K. He has significant experience in healthcare operations, information technology, human resources management, systems analysis, applications development, implementations, migrations and strategic planning. Prior to joining L.E.K., he was SVP of business management services at TriZetto, EVP and president of East Region at HealthSpring, EVP and COO at Bravo Health, and held senior executive positions at UnitedHealth Group, CareFirst and Humana.
Jeffrey Rose is a co-founder, former president and COO of the rehabilitation services provider NovaCare, and the founder and former CEO of the occupational health provider Occupation Health Resources. In addition, Jeffrey was a venture partner at Internet Capital Group, responsible for developing a portfolio of health info tech businesses. Jeffrey founded HealthAlliant and served as the CEO, delivering strategic advisory services to state and local organizations to implement community-wide health information systems.
Dave Schmidt served as a CEO and board member for SCAN Health Plan, the largest social HMO and tenth largest Medicare Advantage plan in the U.S. He is an innovator in the provision of unique care programs including Independent Living Power and SCAN’s entry into Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS). Dave steered new product development initiatives via partnerships with key providers during his tenure.