Rubin Pillay, Md, Phd to Discuss “Healthcare 3.0” at Benefits Technology and Business Conference
Benefitfocus, Inc. , a leading cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, announced that Rubin Pillay, MD, PhD, Professor of Healthcare Innovation and medical futurist, will speak during the annual One Place Conference. Benefitfocus’ benefits technology and business conference will be held on March 17-19 in Charleston, SC.
“We’re excited to welcome Dr. Pillay to our largest, most innovative event of the year. His background as a medical futurist and his 30-year career in healthcare as a clinician, academic and innovator make him well-suited to speak to the rapidly evolving healthcare space and the future of benefits during a pivotal time for change,” said Ray August, Benefitfocus President and CEO. “Our mission is to simplify employee benefits for everyone by bringing the entire benefits ecosystem together – consumers, brokers, employers and carriers. Dr. Pillay’s experience brings a unique perspective to discussing dynamics and exploring innovative solutions to the toughest industry challenges.”
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Dr. Pillay joins retired Air Force Col. Nicole Malachowski, the first woman on the Thunderbirds Air Demonstration Squadron and a White House Fellow and Adviser, and Phil Hansen, an internationally recognized multimedia artist, speaker and author. Dr. Pillay will present on Wednesday, March 18, at 9:00 a.m., on “Healthcare 3.0: How Technology is Driving the Transition to Prosumers, Platforms and Outsurance.”
Rubin Pillay, MD, PhD, is a high performance, versatile and commercially astute healthcare executive offering a 28-year career of impressive successes in healthcare as a clinician, academic, leader and innovator/entrepreneur. A medical futurist and Professor of Healthcare Innovation, he is currently the Assistant Dean for Global Health Innovation at the School of Medicine, and the Chief Innovation Officer of the Health System at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.