GETTYSBURG, PA (February 26, 2023)— From June 13 to 15 hundreds of health and human services professionals are gathering at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside for The 2023 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute. The institute will feature industry experts and thought leaders from across the country as they share their approaches and experience throughout more than 20 sessions. The institute will also feature two all-day Executive Summits and a specially curated curriculum to equip attendees with critical insights on developing growth strategies, nurturing innovations, and building service lines and systems in organizations serving complex consumers.

The institute kicks off on Tuesday, June 13, with two Best Practice Seminars led by Emily Del Vecchio, Executive Vice President of Partnerships, and Allegra Landers, Senior Associate, for OPEN MINDS:

Wednesday, June 14, begins with Keynote Speaker Richie Grantham, Principal Design Lead of Human Centered Design Strategic Innovation and Care Solutions SCPMG Care Transformation at Kaiser Permanente as he discusses Kaiser Permanente’s success with a human-centered approach to care transformation.

Following the keynote and thought leader discussion with Mr. Grantham, engaging sessions will include:

Day three of the institute, Thursday, June 15, begins with Keynote Speaker David Lederman, Senior Product Manager at Anthem/Elevance as he presents Innovation In Substance Use & Suicide Prevention – The Elevance Health Approach.

The day’s sessions will feature:

The institute will also feature a briefing and discussion of the results of The 2023 OPEN MINDS National Innovation Survey on innovation adoption among specialty provider organizations. OPEN MINDS Chief Executive Officer, Monica E. Oss, will close the institute with her final keynote on Thursday afternoon.

For a complete list of speakers, sessions, and other event details please visit:

For more information on the program, registration, sponsorship opportunities, or media inquiries, contact the Executive Education & Events team, at 717-334-1329 or

The institute is made possible by the support of our Educational Partners:

  • Premier Partners: Core Solutions, Inc., NephU, Netsmart, NextGen Healthcare, PsychU, Qualifacts
  • Gold Partners: Alera Health (Formerly Blaze Advisors), ContinuumCloud, Genoa Healthcare, Otsuka, Market Access, Streamline Healthcare Solutions, Terrapin Pharmacy
  • Affiliate Education Sponsors: 5e Analytics, Awake Labs, Beacon Health Options, Cantata Health Solutions, Carenodes, CCNY Inc., Concord Technologies, DrFirst, EnSoftek, Evernorth, Health Information Management Systems (HiMS), Humana Healthy Horizons, Inovalon, Integrative, Iris Telehealth, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Kipu Health, Kiriworks, Lucet, Millin Associates, Owl, Relias, Sigmund Software, SilverCloud, Therapy Brands

OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence, management consulting, and marketing services firm specializing exclusively in the markets of the health and human service field that serve consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. OPEN MINDS mission is to provide payers, service provider organizations, and technology and scientific firms that serve these consumers with the market and management knowledge needed to improve their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

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