HBCH Conference 2020


September 08, 2020 - September 09, 2020
8:00 AM CDT - 12:00 PM CDT
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Virtual Conference


Join the more than 300 healthcare delivery stakeholders that will participate. The theme for our third annual conference is Transparency: Clearing the Path to Valued-Based Purchasing. It is only by transparently addressing the current ecosystem of healthcare delivery that employers will move away from fee-for-service to wide adoption of value-based purchasing and benefits design.

Reasons to attend:

  1. Peer-to-Peer Learning
  2. Employer Collective Influence
  3. Local Healthcare Delivery 
  4. Transparent Purchasing Solutions
  5. Networking


Key topics include:

  • Strategies to accelerate the pace of change in U.S. health care
  • The Price We Pay, by Dr. Mary Makary; “A must-read for every American and business leader” – Steve Forbes
  • Hospital pricing in Houston and its lack of correlation to quality
  • Demanding transparency in the pharma supply chain
  • Value-based purchasing opportunities in the Houston market
  • National and state legislative issues updates

Session speakers

  • Francois de Brantes – nationally renowned developer of value-based purchasing solutions, Sr. VP Signify Health
  • Al Charbonneau- former hospital CEO, current executive director of the Rhode Island Business Group on Health
  • David Contorno – fully transparent benefits consultant, CEO E-Powered Benefits
  • Dr. Patrick Carter - Medical Director for Care Coordination and Quality Improvement, and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, Kelsey-Seybold Clinic
  • Ken Janda, former health plan CEO, current Founder, Wild Blue Health Solutions
  • Vivian Ho -   James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics, Rice University
  • Mark Miller -  former executive director, Medicare Payment Advisory commission, current VP of Healthcare, Arnold Ventures
  • Robert Smith – executive director, Colorado Business Group on Health
  • Gloria Sachdev – CEO Employers Forum of Indiana
  • Dr. Eric Bricker – CMO A-Healthcare-Z, former co-founder and CMO Compass Professional Healthcare Services
  • James Gelfand, Sr. VP Health Policy, ERISA Industry Committee

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the 2020 Conference!



$175.00 HBCH Employer or Associates Members
$100.00 Earlybird rate before September 7

$275.00 Non-Member Employer
$175.00 Earlybird rate before September 7

$350.00 Non-Member Associate
$175.00 Earlybird rate before September 7