Invest For Health, Session 2
Monday, March 14
3:30PM - 4:30PM
110 E 2nd St
Empathy and Impact: Revolutionizing Healthcare With Data, Heart, and Soul,” will focus on how healthcare has forgotten the people it serves. It’s time to make health care feel good again, using empathy as a design principle. Cambia CEO Mark Ganz, Salesforce CMO Josh Newman and friends will explore the role data, heart and soul play in leveraging empathy to revolutionize health. This session brings together entrepreneurs, healthcare execs, and venture capitalists for conversations around real solutions to healthcare’s pain points. The event will facilitate connections, spark dialogue and enable entrepreneurs and healthcare stakeholders to partner for success.
EVP & Co-Founder
Josh Newman MD MSHS
Chief Medical Officer & GM of Healthcare & Life Sciences
JOSHUA NEWMAN, M.D., M.S.H.S.
Joshua Newman, M.D., M.S.H.S., is Chief Medical Officer and General Manager of Healthcare at Salesforce. Dr. Newman has a 15-year history in Health IT, having desi...Show the rest
JOSHUA NEWMAN, M.D., M.S.H.S.
Joshua Newman, M.D., M.S.H.S., is Chief Medical Officer and General Manager of Healthcare at Salesforce. Dr. Newman has a 15-year history in Health IT, having designed, built, and managed web applications that have been used to digitalize medical residency administration, billing, and clinical care, to promote collaboration between physicians, and to ease the adoption of electronic medical records systems.
In his current role at Salesforce, he leads the strategy and cross-functional efforts on the company's health products, develops partner and customer presence on the Salesforce development platform, and enables health applications for non-profit organizations through the Salesforce Foundation.
Prior to Salesforce, he worked as a practicing physician and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA with a research focus on health information technology.
Dr. Newman received his MD from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Advocate Illinois Masonic/UIC program. He completed a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, a postgraduate fellowship at UCLA, and received an MSHS degree in Health Services. He is a member of a number of professional organizations around medicine and technology.Hide the rest
Pres & CEO
Cambia Health Solutions
Mark has been a change agent in the ever-evolving health care community his entire life, and health care system transformation has become his personal passion and professional cause. The son of a S...Show the rest
Mark has been a change agent in the ever-evolving health care community his entire life, and health care system transformation has become his personal passion and professional cause. The son of a Spokane, Washington, physician, Mark spent many childhood afternoons at his father's family practice learning the importance of service, community and family.
Transforming the way people experience health care is the cornerstone of his vision for the industry and Cambia. Since taking the top post in 2003, he has guided the company along a path of re-imagining and reshaping the health care system to one that is accountable to individuals and families. Mark has led the charge to make the system more affordable, understandable, and economically sustainable. At Cambia, that means nourishing game-changing companies such as HealthSparq, while delivering on the promise built over 95 years as a trusted health plan.
Mark has an extraordinary record of involvement regionally and on the national stage, including as chairman of the board for America’s Health Insurance Plans. Mark also serves on the board of directors for the following organizations: Portland General Electric Company; Oregon Business Council (also executive committee member); Greater Portland Inc, a regional economic development corporation; Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association; University of Portland Board of Regents; Boy Scouts of America-Cascade Pacific Council; Jesuit High School; and The Conversation Project.Hide the rest