7:308:30NetworkingBreakfast and check-in
8:308:45Opening RemarksWelcome and Opening RemarksEdwin F. Estevez, Ph.D: LCSW, AltaCair

Eric Weaver, DHA, MHA, FACHE: Executive Director at Institute for Advancing Health Value

Rashmi Chandran, DPT, FACHE, MBA, AltaCair, South Texas Health System

Cris Rivera (she/her), RN, FACHE (Former CEO, RGV Regional Hospital)
8:459:30Opening KeynoteRevisiting the Cost ConundrumKeynote Speaker: Aneesh Chopra, President of Care Journey (former U.S. Chief Technology Officer)
9:3010:20Morning SessionWhy does it matter?Speaker: Sr. Norma Pimentel
10:2010:30We have come a long way, yet we have long ways to go: let’s press on the accelerator.Speaker: Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa: District 20
10:3011:15Tabletop ActivityUsing the Data to Pinpoint Gaps in the Care we Desire for AllFacilitator: Greg Kotzbauer (Co-Founder, CEO, Morph Studio)
11:1511:25BreakLunch is served
11:2512:40Lunch PanelTranslating the Data- Celebrating the impact in the Valley

Moderator: Edwin F. Estevez, Ph.D, LCSW, AltaCair
Featured Panelists:

Dr. Jose F. Peña- CEO, RGV ACO, Kaizen Clinical Partners 

Dr. Sheila Magoon, CEO South Texas Physican Alliance and Buena Vida and Salud ACO 

Dr. Monzer Yazji, CEO, ASAS Health & South Texas Clinical Partners ACO.

Dr. Daniel Tamez, EVP DHR Health System
12:401:30Panel DiscussionPanel Discussion: Workforce and Community Resources: Practical Orientation to How we Solve Local Health Problems

Moderators: Eric Weaver (Institute for Advancing Health Value) and Rashmi Chandran (AltaCair, South Texas Health System)

Featured Panelists:

Kimberly Kelly-Cortez, Ph.D., MSEd, MBA, RN, CNE, NPD-BC
Senior Associate Dean and Director of Programs (Prelicensure) at WGU’s Leavitt School of Health

Veronica Gonzalez, Senior VP of Governmental and Community Relations at The University of Texas RGV

Manuel “Manny” M. Vela (VP, Texas A&M University’s McAllen Higher Education Center)

Judge Richard Cortez, Hidalgo County
1:452:30Tabletop ActivityHow to Prepare for Coopetition Strategy in the Valley Facilitator: Greg Kotzbauer Co-Founder, CEO, Morph Studio
2:453:30Closing RemarksIn what way will we operationalize health equity going forward?Facilitators: Edwin F. Estevez, Ph.D, AltaCair and Greg Kotzbauer Co-Founder, CEO, Morph Studio