Hewitt Healthcare Lecture

Pioneer Institute’s 11th annual Hewitt Healthcare Lecture, held on May 3, 2017, featured former Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center President and CEO Paul F. Levy, who moderated a panel discussion on the changing face of the healthcare market and innovations to meet consumer demand. The distinguished panel included Dr. Tobias Barker, Fay Donohue, Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle, and Rob Graybill.

Fay Donohue is an Advanced Leadership Initiative fellow at Harvard University. She also chairs the National Institute of Children’s Health Care Quality and is a gubernatorial appointee to the Massachusetts Health Information and Analysis Oversight Council. Donohue previously transformed both Dentaquest and Delta Dental of Massachusetts during her tenure as CEO.

Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle is CEO of Iora Health, an innovative national healthcare delivery company. He was the first executive director of the Harvard Interfaculty Program for Health Systems Improvement and served as managing director of the program’s advisory board.

Rob Graybill is vice president of product and sales strategy for Vitals, a leader in healthcare transparency. Previously, he was CEO of Compass Healthcare Advisers, which was acquired by Vitals in 2014. Rob was also part of the team that created SmartShopper, the first transparency program to offer significant savings to consumers, employers and health plans by combining transparency with consumer rewards.

Dr. Tobias Barker is the Chief Medical Officer of CVS MinuteClinic, the largest and fastest-growing medical clinic provider in the United States. CVS Health is the nation’s largest pharmacy healthcare provider.

In 2006, Pioneer Institute launched an effort to endow a healthcare research and lecture program in memory of its former chairman, “Colby” Hewitt. To donate to the Hewitt Endowment, click here. Review prior years’ lecture topics and speakers below.

Past Hewitt Lecture Series Events


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