Nicholas Webb

Main Stage Presentations

Nicholas Webb

Futurist, Technology CEO, Award-Winning Inventor, Number One Bestselling Author

Huntington Convention Center, Grand Ballroom B & C

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Nicholas Webb is one of the world's top Innovation Strategists and Futurists. As the CEO at Lassen Scientific, Inc. Nicholas works with Fortune 500 companies throughout the world to help them lead their industries in Innovation, Strategy and Customer Experience (CX) Design. As a technologist, Nicholas has been awarded over 45 patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office for breakthrough technologies that include one of the world's smallest medical implants to a wide range of industrial and consumer products.

In the area of healthcare, Nicholas is one of the top healthcare technologists and futurists. Nicholas speaks to audiences across the entire healthcare ecosystem on the future of healthcare specific to changes driven by the affordable health care act, the consumerization of patients and the massive impact that disruptive innovation is having on both clinical and business models.



Herman A. McKenzie, MBA, CHSP

Herman A. McKenzie, MBA, CHSP

The Joint Commission

Huntington Convention Center, Grand Ballroom B & C

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Important Updates from The Joint Commission

Don’t miss your chance to hear from Herman McKenzie, MBA, CHSP, acting director of engineering for The Joint Commission. McKenzie has more than 25 years of health care experience having held managerial and director level roles in clinical engineering, plant operations and facilities services throughout the Chicagoland area. During this interactive session,  answer questions submitted by AAMI attendees that affect the HTM community. Take home some important updates from the Joint Commission affecting your facility.



Toby Cosgrove

Toby Cosgrove, MD

Huntington Convention Center, Grand Ballroom B & C

Monday, June 10, 2019, 10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Executive Advisor and former CEO and president of Cleveland Clinic. Serving from 2004 through 2017, he led the $8 billion organization to new heights of achievement and efficiency, seeing it ranked the #2 hospital in America (U.S. News). In his role as Executive Advisor, he is working with Cleveland Clinic leadership on strategies for national and international growth.  Additionally, he is Executive Advisor, Healthcare & Life Sciences for Google Cloud. 

Dr. Cosgrove graduated from Williams College and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brook General Hospital in London. In 1967, he was a surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, earning a Bronze Star.

Dr. Cosgrove joined Cleveland Clinic in 1975, and chaired the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery from 1989 to 2004. He performed over 22,000 operations and earned an international reputation in valve repair He holds 30 patents for medical innovations. As CEO from 2004 to 2017, he reorganized services, improved outcomes and patient experience, and strengthened the organization’s finances.

He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. In 2016, he was a Fortune Businessperson of the Year (No. 14). Three successive presidents of the United States have consulted him on healthcare issues.

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