Todd Dunn is the Director of Innovation in Information Systems for Intermountain Healthcare. He currently leads Intermountain’s Healthcare Transformation Lab. His passion is influencing the strategy, mindset, and toolset that enables effective innovation. His purpose is innovating to help people. Todd often spends his personal time advising startups and working with early stage companies. He was invited by Alex Osterwalder to be an exclusive pre-reader and contributor to Alex’s most recent book, Value Proposition Design. Todd is the author of “The Seven Deadline Healthcare Startups Sins” on Steve Blank’s website. Todd’s innovative program called “Design for People” is highlighted in Clayton Christensen’s book, Competing Against Luck. Todd received his undergraduate degree in Marketing from the University of Utah and his MBA from Michigan State University.
Intermountain Healthcare, which includes 22 hospitals, 185 clinics, and generates $5 billion in patient revenue annually, has set the standard for excellence in care and quality outcomes for decades. And these days, Todd Dunn, the system’s director of innovation, is helping to lead the charge and is passionate and pragmatic about doing so.
Healthcare faces a host of challenges tied to new reimbursement models, physician shortages and productivity issues related to regulation changes. But to innovate and confront these challenges successfully, healthcare organizations must take a team approach and make problem solving the highest priority.
In his closing keynote, Todd will explain how to create a business model that supports innovation. He'll address how to identify the value proposition of a potential solution, like digital health, and how to implement strategies to assess your organization’s capacity for innovation and change.
These days, it’s a brave new world in healthcare, but as Todd will make clear: "We are the masters of this industry's fate, the captains of its soul."