Where is the puck going in digital health today? VentureBeat has rounded up many of the best minds in digital health — 61 of them — to answer that question.

They’ll be speaking at our HeathBeat 2014 conference Monday and Tuesday in San Francisco.

A few tickets are still available. Register now. 

Frank talk about big ideas

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Above: Former CTO of the White House under President Obama, Aneesh Chopra

Each of the speakers — which include 22 physicians, 11 CEOs, and three chief medical information officers —  will bring a unique perspective to the problem of using data to make our health care system more cost effective and value oriented.

At the center of the conversation is the electronic health record (EHR), which can be thought of as the central engine into which all sorts of clinical and financial information can flow in and out.

These inputs range from the sensors in consumer wearable devices to the connected medical devices in the hospital to the massive research databases that deliver actionable care protocols to doctors.

Our speakers will also talk about the technology and best practices required to keep all that data secure, private, and compliant.

In the end, everyone in attendance will begin to see the outlines of the much more efficient, effective, and secure data-driven delivery system of the future.

On the main stage

The conference features 59 main stage sessions. Here are some examples of the conversations that will take place:

Aneesh Chopra (former CTO of the White House under President Obama), Aaron Levie (CEO of Box), and Bob Kocher (Venrock partner, and one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act) will be discussing how the health care system can leverage the cloud to address the most taxing interoperability and analytics problems it faces today.

Brian Sivak of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Above: Bryan Sivak, CTO of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Department of Health and Human Services CTO Bryan Sivak  will talk to VentureBeat CEO Matt Marshall about his belief that today’s health care system is data-rich and analysis-poor, as well as touch on standards, privacy, and regulatory issues. And yes, he’ll talk about Ebola, too.

Heatlh care futurist Dr. Daniel Kraft will talk about the future of the EHR and how it might fit into health care delivery system of the future.

Peter Tippett, MD, PhD (Verizon Healthcare) and Krista Drobac (Alliance for Connected Care) will be talking about how data can be used to remove the worst — and costliest — friction points from the patient journey through the health care system.

Overall, more than 500 health care executives, IT decision makers, investors, and press will discuss trends, highlight solutions, and showcase breakthrough products in health care technology.

Here is the complete list of speakers:

Aaron Levie Founder & CEO, Box

Lisa Suennen Managing Partner, Venture Valkyrie

Peter Tippett MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Verizon

Bryan Sivak, Chief Technology Officer, HHS

Sharon Terry, President & CEO, Genetic Alliance

Aneesh Chopra, Co-Founder and EVP, Hunch Analytics

Dr. Pravene Nath, CIO of Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford University Medical Center

Ramin Bastani, Founder & CEO, Healthvana

Nancy Green, Managing Principal, Verizon Healthcare

Todd Pierce, SVP, Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry, Salesforce

Seth Joseph, Vice President Corporate Strategy, Surescripts

John Moore MD, PhD, Co-founder and CEO, Twine Health

Rajiv Mehta, Founder, Bhageera Inc.

Dan Haley, Vice President Government and Regulatory Affairs; Asst. General Counsel, athenahealth

Carol Levine, Director, Families and Health Care Project, United Hospital Fund

Frank Williams, CEO, Evolent Health

Ryan Howard, Founder & CEO, Practice Fusion

Daniel Kraft, MD, Faculty chair for Medicine, Singularity University

Phillip Marshall, MD, MPH, Chief Product Officer, Conversa Health

Stacy Enxing Seng, President, Covidien Vascular Therapies

Yohan Vetteth, VP, Healthcare Data and Analytics, Stanford Hospital & Clinics

Malay Gandhi, Managing Director, SF, Rock Health

Wen Dombrowski MD, MBA, Founder, Resonate Health

Robin Strongin, Founder, Disruptive Women in Health Care

Daniel Kivatinos, Co-Founder & COO, Drchrono

Rajaie Batniji, Co-Founder & Chief Health Officer, Collective Health

Ross Mason, Founder & VP Product Strategy, MuleSoft

Bob Kocher, Partner, Venrock

Mohit Kaushal MD, Partner, Aberdare Ventures

Brian Russell, CEO & Founder, Zephyr Anywhere

Tina Grande, Chair, Confidentiality Coalition, Healthcare Leadership Council

Drew Schiller, CTO & Co-Founder, Validic

Casper de Clercq, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Promod Haque, Senior Managing Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, Co-founder & CEO, Iora Health

Krista Donahue Drobac, Executive Director, Alliance for Connected Care

Angela Walker, MD, Dermatologist, Direct Dermatology

Cynthia Ferrier, MD, Primary Care Physician, GreenField Health

Dr. Dipanjan Banerjee, Medical Director, M.C.S. Program, Stanford University

Eva Ho, General Partner, Susa Ventures

Molly Maloof, MD, Digital Health Advisor, GeneSolve

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, Professor of Surgery and Radiology, UCSF

Michael Blum, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, UCSF

Greg Biggers, Chief Instigator & CEO, Genomera

Missy Krasner, Managing Director, Healthcare & LifeSciences, Box

Jacob Sattelmair, Co-founder & CEO, Wellframe

Jordan Shlain, MD, Founder and Chairman, HealthLoop

George Sauter, Chief Strategy Officer, John Muir Health

Nate Gross, Co-Founder, Doximity

Ramji Srinivasan, Founder & CEO, Counsyl

Kelly Starrett, Founder, San Francisco CrossFit

Emily Peters, VP, Marketing Communications, Doximity

Dr. Robert Mittendorff, Principal Norwest Venture Partners

Pat Salber, MD, Founder & Host, The Doctor Weighs In

Matthew Smuck, MD, Director of the Center for Medical Mobile Technology, Stanford University

Martin Entwistle, MBA, ED, Druker Center for Health Systems Innovation, Palo Alto Medical Foundation of Sutter Health System


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