Driving culture transformation,
achieving value and reshaping care delivery.

The safety net provides healthcare services to more than 1 in 4 Americans. Driven by consumer demand and increased competition for resources, there is a national imperative to reduce costs and improve outcomes. In response, healthcare innovators and disruptors are developing innovative models, building bold collaborations, and embracing new technologies — transforming delivery and the patient experience.

Join executives, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders at this two-day event featuring insightful presentations and discussions with some of healthcare’s foremost influencers.

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October 18–19, 2018 CHICAGO

610 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago IL

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The Ideas Exchange will focus on creating a culture of transformation, unlocking value through strategic program implementation, and scalable informatics and technology innovations that optimize outcomes through patient engagement and broad scale regional collaboration.

Attendees will participate in:

  • Keynote TED talk presentations that will define the healthcare landscape in 2018 and highlight innovative approaches to care
  • Smaller breakout speaker sessions and discussions
  • Interactive innovation technology lab demonstrations

Don Berwick, MD

Live via satellite from Boston

Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Founding CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Amy Stevens
Executive Vice President of Provider Solutions and Product

Andrew Eye

Art Jones, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Medical Home Network

Beth McClain
McClain & Canoy

Chris Cruttenden
Co-founder and President
Safety Net Connect

Corbin Petro
President and CEO
Benevera Health

David Smith
Third Horizon Strategies

Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar, MD, MPH
Managing Director, Center for Multi-System Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic
American Institutes for Research (AIR)

Esther Corpuz
Alivio Medical Center

Gloria Wilder, MD, MPH
VP, Innovation and Preventive Health
Centene Corporation

Harold Pollack, PhD
Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration
The University of Chicago

Jaspal Singh
Chief Technology Officer
Medical Home Network

John Jay Shannon, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer
Cook County Health & Hospitals System

Keith Matsutsuyu
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer
Safety Net Connect

Larry Goodman, MD
Rush University Medical Center

Marc Berg, MD, PhD
Center for Healthcare Innovation, McKinsey & Company

Richard Zall

Ryan Howells
Leavitt Partners

Timothy Ihrig, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care

Tricia Barrett
Vice President, Product Design and Support
National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Verneda Bachus
Friend Family Health Center


Thursday, Oct 18th Friday, Oct 19th
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Keynote speaker and featured presentations

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cocktail and networking reception

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Keynote speaker and featured presentations

The Venue

610 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago IL

Modern and sophisticated, Venue SIX10 is located in the heart of downtown Chicago on Michigan Avenue. Among the most fabulous intimate spaces in Chicago, the faceted glass facade designed by the award-winning, Chicago-based Krueck & Sexton Architects offers spectacular, panoramic views of the Chicago skyline, Grant Park, Millennium Park and Lake Michigan.


Register Early for the Greatest Discounts

You’ll save with Early Bird registration fees between July 25, 2018 and September 14, 2018. The Early Bird rate has been extended.

Cancellations & Refunds

To cancel your registration, please send a written notification to mhnconference@mhnchicago.org on or before September 28, 2018.

No refunds will be given for cancellations received after September 28, 2018, however, substitutions are allowed.

Refunds are issued to those who have notified Medical Home Network in writing by the cancellation date indicated above. All refunds are subject to a $100 processing fee. Please allow 30 business days after cancellation for refund processing.


All substitution requests must be received in writing from the original registrant to mhnconference@mhnchicago.org and must have the new registrant copied on the email.

Substitutions may be made until October 10, 2018.

Planning Your Trip

Medical Home Network's reserved block of rooms at The Blackstone Hotel for Wednesday, October 17th through Friday, October 19th is full. You can still make a reservation by contacting hotel reservations.

There are additional hotels within walking distance of Venue SIX10:

The Hilton Chicago

The Congress Plaza Hotel

Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago

Please note there is not a reserved room block at the hotels listed above.

Rate Deadline
Early Rate $495 Extended
Standard Rate $550 September 30

Please complete the following registration link below. You will be prompted to complete payment at the end of the registration process.

Questions? Email mhnconference@mhnchicago.org

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Conference Materials Access

Conference attendees will be able to download presentations and materials during and following the Ideas Exchange. Stay tuned.


About medical Home Network

Since 2009, Medical Home Network has served as a beacon for healthcare transformation and collaboration. Established as a formal provider collaborative working to improve healthcare delivery and access for individuals most in need, today MHN leverages a suite of innovative technologies, healthcare expertise and a passion for improving the provider and patient experience to create practice-based programming that integrates Chicago’s delivery system, transforms on the ground delivery and achieves real results.