Featured Speakers

speakerMichael Shannon, M.D.
Medical Director, Providence Health & Services

Dr. Michael Shannon is an endocrinologist with Providence Medical Group in Washington State and Medical Director of Specialty Care for the newly formed ACO in his region. Dr. Shannon serves as the lead provider informaticist for ambulatory medical specialties for the Providence System. He also serves as Chair of the Endocrine/Diabetes Clinical Advancement Team for Providence Health System, a 35-hospital integrated health system.

speakerHeather Gervais
Vice President, Epocrates Commercial Operations, athenahealth

Heather Gervais is a proven healthcare and HIT business leader with more than 20 years of experience in business process development, multi-disciplinary leadership, and the curation of strategic partnerships. She currently leads the Epocrates commercial sales and client service teams at athenahealth, driving growth of Epocrates' physician marketing platform and exploring innovative pharma partnerships to improve patient outcomes through athena's EHR. Heather was recognized as a 2011 'Rising Star' by the Healthcare Business Women's Association and as one of PharmaVoice's '100 Most Inspiring People in the Life Science Industry' in 2014.

speakerDavid Stievater
Director, Epocrates Solutions Design, athenahealth

David has over 17 years of experience in healthcare sales and marketing, with a focus on medical practices, health IT and pharmaceuticals. For the past 6 years at athenahealth, David has led Epocrates Solutions Design and the Affiliate channel. Before joining athenahealth, David helped achieve significant new client and revenue growth in leadership roles with QuantiaMD, ImpactRx and PDI, and was a partner with Monitor Deloitte consulting. David has an undergraduate degree from Georgetown and an MBA from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.