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Alexis S. Gilroy, JD Partner Jones Day Alexis Gilroy is a partner at the law firm of Jones Day, where she advises health care providers and technology companies on transac- tional, health regulatory and corporate matters with an emphasis on digital health topics. She has managed numerous strategic merger, acquisition, private equity, venture capital, and joint venture transactions for various healthcare and technology companies, including tele- medicine, mobile device, EHR, practice management, cyber- knife, imaging centers, and teleradiology. She advises on business strategy and implementation matters specific to telehealth programs, business models, m-health devices and products; counsels on regulations regarding virtual consults, e-prescribing, patient consents, credentialing by proxy, corpo- rate practice of medicine, physician supervision, reimburse- ment, anti-kickback, and licensure matters specific to tele- medicine and telehealth providers and businesses; develops and negotiates e-health specific customer, vendor, and affiliation contracts and documentation; structures research arrangements involving health information technology; and leads strategy and communications with medical boards and other regulators and policy makers on digital health topics. Jason C. Goldwater, MA, MPA Senior Director National Quality Forum Jason C. Goldwater oversees National Quality Forum activities related to the evaluation of elec- tronic clinical quality measures as well as projects focused on the use of electronic health to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care. He has been in the field of health IT for 16 years and has led a number of projects on the utilization of health IT for improved health care delivery. Prior to working at the NQF, Mr. Goldwater was a Senior Vice President for Clinovations Government Solutions, where he led projects in developing a health IT strategic plan for DC Government, and governance and business models for a public health data platform for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. He has also served as a Health IT Project Manager for NORC at the University of Chicago; at SRA International, where he led a project to examine the use of clinical decision support sys- tems within the Veterans Information Systems and Technolo- gy Architecture (VisTA) EHR system; and with the federal gov- ernment. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Em- erson College and a Master of Public Administration degree from Suffolk University. Michael Grafton Diversion Program Manager US Drug Enforcement Agency / Phoenix Field Office Michael Grafton has been with the Drug Enforcement Admin- istration for over 27 years and is responsible for overseeing Diversion Control operations in the State of Arizona. Prior to relocating to Arizona, he worked for many years in DEA’s Chi- cago Field Division and subsequently served in the Liaison and Policy Section at its headquarters in Arlington, VA. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Northern Illinois University. Cynthia Hatcher National Vice President, Medicaid Products and Innovation WellCare Health Plans Cindy Hatcher is a long-time vet- eran of the health insurance and managed care industry, with a focus on government-sponsored business. She has over 20 years’ experience in strategic planning, business development and operational ownership with profit and loss responsibilities for both Medicare and Medicaid business units. Ms. Hatcher has held leadership positions for UnitedHealth Group, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. She joined WellCare in 2014 and leads the Product Team for the WellCare Medicaid business. In this role, she is responsi- ble for the strategic direction and operational support for new products and services, new business development and innovation for the WellCare organization. Tammy Hatting, MPA eCARE Innovation Director Avera eCARE Tammy Hatting has been with Avera eCARE for over four years and is responsible for the devel- opment and growth of new and existing service lines utilizing tele- health technology. This role includes oversight of large-scale innovation projects involving multiple stakeholders, business planning, budget and financial analysis, implementation, and development. Prior to joining eCARE, she worked at two critical access hospitals in Iowa, where she managed admis- sions, health information, compliance, risk, quality, patient relations, and process improvement utilizing lean methodolo- gies. She also worked in sales and management at a Fortune 500 technology company for over 12 years. She holds Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Healthcare Admin- istration degrees from Bellevue University in Nebraska. 16 | Page