Confirmed Speakers

Michael E. Porter, Harvard Business School and co-founder of ICHOM

Michael Porter is an economist, researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher. Throughout his career at Harvard Business School, he has brought economic theory and strategy concepts to bear on many of the most challenging problems facing corporations, economies and societies, including market competition and company strategy, economic development, the environment, and health care. His extensive research is widely recognized in governments, corporations, NGOs, and academic circles around the globe. His research has received numerous awards, and he is the most cited scholar today in economics and business. While Dr. Porter is, at the core, a scholar, his work has also achieved remarkable acceptance by practitioners across multiple fields.

Dr. Neil Bacon, CEO and President, ICHOM

Dr Neil Bacon is the President and CEO of ICHOM and joined in October 2018.
Dr. Bacon is an Oxford and Harvard trained nephrologist, with a distinguished clinical and academic career, and brings unique experience of strategic leadership at the intersection of healthcare, data, and technology. In 1996, Dr Bacon founded Doctors.net.uk, which has become one of the world’s largest online medical networks used by nearly one quarter of a million physicians worldwide to rapidly obtain clinical information, education, medical news, and career opportunities. In 2008, Dr Bacon founded iWantGreatCare, an independent organization enabling patients to rate and review their doctors, dentists, hospitals, after-care facilities, and medications where he was CEO. With reviews from more than 5 million patients in 23 countries, iWantGreatCare has become a powerful tool for driving health care improvement worldwide. In recognition of his ground-breaking contributions utilizing the Internet to improve healthcare, he was named a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London in 2015.

Jan Hazelzet, Professor of Quality and Outcomes, ErasmusMC, Rotterdam 

Professor Hazelzet has a long clinical experience as Pediatric Intensivist, and Associate-Professor in Pediatrics. He gradually moved to the field of information and quality, first in the position of chief medical information officer of Erasmus MC, later as professor in Health Care Quality & Outcome. He is the clinical lead of the Value-Based Health Care Program in Erasmus MC and the shift towards a more Patient-Centered Care. Active in several national (NFU) and international consortia (EUHA).

Pieter de Bey, Director, Santeon

Pieter is Director of Santeon since December 2017, responsible for executing the Santeon strategy. Prior to Santeon, he worked as a Principal in the NYC office of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he was a core member of BCG's global Healthcare Practice Area. In 2012-2014 he was VP of Operations at the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM). Pieter received his MBA from Kellogg School of Management, with majors in Strategy, Marketing, and Analytical Consulting (Chicago, IL), and obtained his MSc in Theoretical Physics from the University of Utrecht (Utrecht, the Netherlands).

Roy Beveridge, Chief Medical Officer, Humana 

Dr. Roy Beveridge is Humana's Chief Medical Officer, where he is responsible for developing and implementing the company's clinical strategy and advancing its integrated care delivery model. He is known for creating collaborative environments among physician communities and providing thought leadership, publishing extensively in the fields of medical oncology, quality design, ethics, and population health. Previously, Dr. Beveridge served as Chief Medical Officer for McKesson Specialty Health and as Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer for US Oncology. He practiced for more than 20 years in medical oncology and stem cell transplant in northern Virginia.

Martin Ingvar, Karolinska Institute and co-founder of ICHOM

Martin Ingvar, MD, PhD, is a professor in Neurophysiology and former Dean of Research at Karolinska Institutet. In addition, he is a professor of Integrative Medicine at Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. His research focus is on pain and emotional regulation mechanisms in the brain

Stanley M. Huff, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Intermountain Healthcare

Dr. Huff is the Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Intermountain Healthcare, and a Professor (Clinical) of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah. He is board certified in Clinical Pathology. He has worked in the area of medical vocabularies and medical database architecture for the past 25 years. He is currently a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, a co-chair of the LOINC Committee, and a co-chair of the HL7 Clinical Information Modeling Initiative (CIMI). He is also the Chair of the Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC) and the Chair of the FHIR Foundation. He is a former member of the ONC HIT Standards Committee. He teaches a course in medical vocabulary and data exchange standards in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah.

Stefan Larsson, Boston Consulting Group and co-founder of ICHOM

Stefan Larsson, MD, PhD, is Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group, and is head of the firm’s global health provider and payer sector. In addition, he is a group fellow at The Boston Consulting Group and leads the firm’s research on the impact and implementation of value-based health care.

Fred Van Eenennaam, VBHC Prize

Prof. Dr. Van Eenennaam has broad experience as strategy consultant and board member across different industries in Europe and USA. He has focused on strategy and corporate governance and also has 25 year's of interest in health care and life sciences. He is also founder of the Value-Based Health Care Center Europe (VBHCE), which is based on the value-based healthcare concept by Prof.Porter. Each year, under auspices of various international universities, with Prof. Porter as honorary chairman, the VBHCE organizes the Value-Based Health Care Prize. The Prize recognizes and embraces initiatives that redefine health care and honors those doctors, hospitals, institutions and projects that have adopted a new and innovative solution to improve Patient Value.

Session 1A: Redesigning care around the outcomes that matter most to patients 

Henk Veeze, Director, General Manager and founder of Diabeter 

Burkhard Beyer, the Martin Klinik

Marieke Pierik, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University Medical Center+

Session 1B: Applications  of the ICHOM-All.Can Value in Breast and Lung Cancer Care study

Suzanne Wait, Managing Director, Health Policy Partnership (Chair)

Professor Jan Van Meerbeeck, Antwerp University Hospital

Francisco Rocha Gonçalves, IPO Porto

Session 1C:  Practical applications of PROMs data to inform treatment conversations with patients 

Caroline Terwee, President, PROMIS (Chair)

 Shehzad K. Niazi, MD, Mayo Clinic

Christopher Gibbons, Patient-Reported Outcomes, Value & Experience Center (PROVE), Brigham Women's Hospital

Lotte Haverman, Emma Children’s Hospital of the Amsterdam University Centers

Session 3A: How value-based payment models are changing the reimbursement landscape

Roy Beveridge, Chief Medical Officer, Humana

Stephen Moorehead, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Ward Bijlsma, Care Manager Zorg, Menzis

Eric van der Hijden, Senior Policy Advisor - Value Based Procurement, Zilveren Kruis

Session 3B: National approaches to value-based healthcare

Fred Horne, VBHC Canada (Chair)

Sally Lewis, National Clinical Lead for Value-Based and Prudent Healthcare, NHS Wales

Gregory Katz, Chair of Innovation Management & Value in Health, University Paris Descartes Medical School

Luis Miguel F. Gutiérrez Robledo, Director General, National Institute of Geriatrics, Mexico 

Session 3C: How to implement outcome measurement across multiple sites (Chair)

Wouter van Leeuwen, Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group

Pieter de Bey, Director, Santeon

Florian Rueter, Chief Quality Officer, University of Basel 

Santiago Rabanal Retolaza, Managing Director, Osakidetza


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