GETTYSBURG, Pa. (June 13, 2021) – OPEN MINDS announces Joseph Kvedar, M.D., Vice President Of Connected Health, Health Partners Massachusetts and Joseph Lee, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer-Elect, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation will be keynote speakers at The 2021 OPEN MINDS Technology & Analytics Institute. The institute will take place at the M Resort Spa & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 25-28, 2021. The 2021 OPEN MINDS Technology & Analytics Institute is the only executive vent focused on how executives in organizations serving consumers with complex needs can leverage technology for strategic advantage in the “next normal.”

On Tuesday, October 26, Joseph Kvedar, M.D., Vice President Of Connected Health, Health Partners Massachusetts will open the institute with his keynote address “Are Virtual Hospitals The Health Care Centers Of The Future?” Dr. Joe Kvedar has focused on driving innovation, creating the market, and gaining acceptance for connected health for nearly three decades. He is now applying his expertise, insights, and influence to advancing adoption of telehealth and virtual care technologies at the national level. Dr. Kvedar continues to guide the transformation of health care delivery as a respected thought leader, author, and convener.

On Wednesday, October 27, Joseph Lee, M.D., President and CEO-Elect, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation will kick off the day with his keynote, “Extending & Expanding the Specialty Treatment Care Continuum: The Future of Family & Peer Supports & The Implications for Payers.” At the end of June, Dr. Lee will become the eighth president and Chief Executive Officer of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the fifth president of the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. As the medical director for Hazelden Betty Ford’s youth services the past 11 years, Dr. Lee has established himself as a thought leader on matters related to all matters related to addiction, mental health and recovery.

Along with these exceptional keynote speakers, OPEN MINDS will host The 2021 OPEN MINDS Care Innovation Summit on Monday, October 25, as well as two executive seminars:

The institute is being held in conjunction with key industry partners. OPEN MINDS Platinum Partners include:

  • NephU
  • Netsmart
  • NextGen
  • PsychU
  • Qualifacts + Credible
  • Remarkable Health

OPEN MINDS Gold and Silver Partners include:

  • Otsuka Market Access
  • Genoa Healthcare
  • Streamline Healthcare Solutions
  • Welligent

OPEN MINDS Bronze Partners for this event include:

  • DATIS HR Cloud
  • Relias
  • Sigmund Software
  • TenEleven Group

OPEN MINDS Affiliate Partners include:

  • Dr. First
  • Eccovia
  • Harris Coordinated Care Solutions
  • i2i Population Health
  • Iris Population Health
  • Millin Associates
  • Sparkrock
  • The Echo Group
  • Tridiuum
  • Wex

OPEN MINDS Association Partners include:

  • Alabama Council of Community Mental Health Boards
  • Alliance for Strong Families & Communities
  • California Alliance of Child and Family Services
  • California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies
  • Child Welfare League of America
  • Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies
  • Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council
  • Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland
  • Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance
  • Florida Council for Community Mental Health
  • Iowa Association Of Community Providers
  • Minnesota Assoc. of Community Mental Health Programs
  • Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
  • New Jersey Alliance for Children, Youth & Families
  • New Jersey Association of Community Providers
  • New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies
  • Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association
  • The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Services Providers
  • Together Georgia
  • Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
  • Virginia Association of Community Services Boards (VACSB)
  • West Virginia Behavioral Healthcare Providers Association

For more information about the institute:

Registration for this exclusive institute is now available at Registration is included in Elite-level subscriptions to the OPEN MINDS Circle market intelligence service. For more information on the program, sponsorship opportunities, or media inquiries, contact the Executive Education & Events team, at 717-334-1329 or


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