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2021 Conference

Our 5th annual customer conference, Together with Collective Health 2021, focused on the ways our work and our health have transformed, the best strategies to navigate the “next normal” of workforce health, and how we can all move forward together to deliver digital-first, more holistic health benefits, made better.

Over 300+ HR and benefits leaders, their consultants and brokers, and digital health partners joined us live to hear helpful advice from experts, thoughtful discussions from industry leaders, and strategies to empower employees to live healthier lives.

Here are highlights from this year’s conference!

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Collective Health: 2021 Collective Together

Support your members in a post-pandemic world

The future of healthcare will be hybridized in its approach, according to Collective Health CEO Ali Diab, with physical doctors’ offices and imaging centers here to stay, but more virtual tools and telehealth used in places where it’s always made more sense.

State of healthcare today
Ali Diab, Collective Health
Kaye Foster, Boston Consulting Group

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Build inclusive benefits with an empathetic & holistic approach

Creating more racial equity and diversity in the workplace is crucial, according to Cornell professor Dr. Courtney McCluney, and designing more inclusive benefits starts with awareness.

How to Build More Inclusive Benefits
Dr. Courtney McCluney, Cornell University
Abbie Buck, Collective Health

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The “next normal” of healthcare

There has been a shift to virtual-first care, and our partners, Ginger, Progyny, and Teladoc discuss how both employers and employees are navigating it.

What's the 'next normal' of healthcare?
Dana Udall, Ginger
Eric Glazer, Teladoc
Lissa Kline, Progyny
Mo Makhzoumi, NEA

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Build inclusive benefits with an empathetic & holistic approach

Actor Sean Astin, star of Lord of the Rings, Rudy, Stranger Things, and more, shares his experience championing the de-stigmatization of mental illness and inspiring others to navigate “the next normal".

The importance of mental health
Sean Astin, Actor, Mental Health Advocate
Alison Worthington, Collective Health

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2021 Keynote Speakers

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Kaye Foster
SENIOR ADVISOR, EXECUTIVE COACH, THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP
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Kaye Foster
SENIOR ADVISOR, EXECUTIVE COACH, THE BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP
Growth leader, business builder, philanthropist, mother and woman of faith, Kaye works with CEOs, leaders, and teams to define the values which create an organization’s culture. Her most recent role was Chief HR Officer for Onyx Pharmaceuticals. Prior roles included the Chief HR Officer for Johnson & Johnson, and HR business partner assignments at Pfizer Inc.

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Ali Diab
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COLLECTIVE HEALTH
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Ali Diab
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COLLECTIVE HEALTH
Ali has a strong personal motivation to improve the quality and cost of healthcare after experiencing a major health problem. He has more than 15 years of technology startup and executive management experience, including VP of Product Management and Business Operations at AdMob, which was acquired by Google in 2010. Ali is a graduate of Stanford and Oxford universities.

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Alison Worthington
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, COLLECTIVE HEALTH
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Alison Worthington
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, COLLECTIVE HEALTH
Alison Is an innovative marketing leader with nearly three decades of experience transforming brands like Coke, Starbucks, Method and Microsoft. Passionate about working with mission-driven startups, she led an interim CMO consultancy practice guiding multiple startups and working with growth companies like GoPro, Ancestry.com, and Bragg Live Foods. Alison graduated from Smith College and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Sean Astin
Actor, mental health advocate
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Sean Astin
Actor, mental health advocate
Hear from actor, director, family-man and mental health advocate, Sean Astin, star of Lord of the Rings, Rudy, Stranger Things, Goonies, and more. Sean will share his experience championing the de-stigmatization of mental illness and inspiring others to navigate “the next normal”.

2021 Agenda


Customer updates: The value of our ecosystem Lance Larsen, Collective Health Sarah Fitzmaurice, Collective Health

Hear the latest on Collective Health's program partner ecosystem and our plans for ensuring the best-in-class digital health solutions experience.


Meet Collective Health Kirk McConnell, Collective Health

Join us for a "Collective Health 101" session to learn what we do and how we do it— from our member experience to our employer experience and everything in between.


Consultant updates: The value of our partnerships Kevin Cassidy, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) James Parr, Collective Health Michael Nikunen, Collective Health

Hear the latest on Collective Health's program partner ecosystem and learn about the next chapter for Collective Health.


State of healthcare today Ali Diab, Collective Health Kaye Foster, The Boston Consulting Group

Hear from our founder and CEO on what we have learned over the past year and where we’re headed in supporting our customers and members in a post-pandemic world.


What's the 'next normal' of healthcare? Eric Glazer, Teladoc Lissa Kline, Progyny Dr. Dana Udall, Ginger Mohamad Makhzoumi, New Enterprise Associates

The future is here: we are living in a world of modern ease, connected ecosystems, and virtual-first care and people like it, especially after the last year of acceleration towards this model. How employers can embrace this and build their benefits programs to support it while making sure their whole populations are being served.


Return-to-work strategies post-pandemic Linda Brady, Boeing Pat Leckman, Illumina Dr. Sanjay Basu, Collective Health

Companies learned a lot during the pandemic about what benefits and support their people really needed. It shone a spotlight on disparities in our healthcare system, types of benefits and care navigation that really mattered, and the way to truly support families -- just to name a few. We'll hear from a panel of your peers to understand what they've learned and how they'll use that knowledge going forward to create a more holistic approach to benefits.


The real costs of stress and burnout Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer, Stanford Abbie Buck, Collective Health

Now, more than ever before, companies are figuring out that they need to support their people with a new approach. Learn from author and professor, Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer about ways that company leaders can build a culture that prioritizes health and wellbeing for their employees.


How to build more inclusive benefits Dr. Courtney McCluney, Cornell University Abbie Buck, Collective Health

Inclusive benefits, diverse and equitable programs, and an empathetic and holistic approach to building human sustainability at work are at the forefront this year. Discover ways we can move forward and affect real change for our people, and our companies.


Supporting employee health and wellbeing Zaina Orbai, The RealReal Jessica Swank, Box Scott Murray, Collective Health

Employers should be in the driver's seat when it comes to their people's health and wellness experience. Learn from some of the best companies about how they are addressing the demand, learning to adapt and grow, and seeking a more seamless and meaningful experience for their people.


Keynote fireside chat on importance of mental health Sean Astin, Actor and mental health advocate Alison Worthington, Collective Health

Hear from actor, director, family-man and mental health advocate, Sean Astin, star of Lord of the Rings, Rudy, Stranger Things, Goonies, and more. Sean will share his experience championing the de-stigmatization of mental illness and inspiring others to navigate “the next normal”.


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