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4th Ashland Innovators Conference 

Produced by the Ashland Chamber of Commerce

Emerging trends, challenges and economic
opportunities in the Health Care Industry

Connect     .     Discover     .     Be Inspired

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites (Grand Ballroom)
2525 Ashland Street - Ashland, OR 97520

12:00 1:00 pm Doors Open for Registration and Resource Tables
1:00 pm Opening Remarks/Introductions: Sheila Clough, CEO Asante Ashland
Community Hospital
1:15 1:30 pm Guy Tauer, Regional Economist, Oregon Employment Department: 
The Health Care Economy
1:30 3:00 pm Panel #1:      Population Health, Functional Medicine and
                      Innovative Technology

Moderator:  Cindy Mayo, CEO Providence Medford Medical Center
Speakers:     Dr. Michael Stone, Ashland's Comprehensive Family Medicine
                      & Stone Medical, PC
                      Aly Hollewijn, PLEXIS Healthcare Systems
                      Sheri Bodager, Asante​
                      Jill Yaconelli Franko, The Well Society

3:00 3:15 pm Break
3:15 4:00 pm Keynote Speaker - Dr. Joe Robertson, President OHSU:
Health Care Innovations for the Future
4:00  4:55 pm Panel #2:     Challenges and Opportunities Education and
                      Workforce needs
  Moderator:  Mary Gardiner, Southern Oregon University
Speakers:     SOU: Dr. Susan Walsh, Provost and Vice President for
                                Academic and Student Affairs
                      RCCDr. Cathy Kemper-Pelle, President
                      OIT:  Dr. Sophie Nathenson, Population Health
                               Management (PHM) Program Director
                      OHSU Ashland Campus: Dr. Joanne Noone, Educational
                               Programs, Associate Professor and Associate Dean
4:55 5:00 pm Closing Remarks Sheila Clough
5:00 6:30 pm Networking reception


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Conference Sponsors:

Avista Utilities      The Village at Valley View      Asante

$50 per person           $25 Students and Faculty

Limited Seating:  Pre-registration required

Online Registration now closed,

Tickets available at the door

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