ABOUT THE EVENT
Vinfen’s Innovative Technology in Behavioral Health Conference will be on Friday, May 20, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with a reception to follow) at the Royal Sonesta Boston in Cambridge, MA. This is a hybrid conference with both in-person and virtual participation options.
Digital behavioral health technologies are entering the market at a rapid pace while providers, health plans, and government agencies seek guidance on how to evaluate, select, and implement digital health programs to address behavioral and integrated health challenges.
Join us as we convene a broad range of national experts and presenters to explore the latest advancements in digital behavioral health technologies. Speakers will share lessons learned from their organizations and explore how the integration of these technologies can improve self-management and overall health outcomes.
Registration is now open!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Bruce L. Bird, PhD – President and CEO, Vinfen
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Keynote: Digital Health in the Behavioral Health and Integrated Care Marketplace
Monica Oss, MS – CEO and Founder of OPEN MINDS
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Digital Therapy Panel: Evidence and Standards in Digital Behavioral Health
John Torous, MD, MBI – Director at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Division of Digital Psychiatry; Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School; Chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Health IT Committee; Editor in Chief at Journal of Medical Internet Research Mental Health.
David Mohr, PhD – Director at the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies; Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Departments of Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry, and Medical Social Sciences; Leader of the Banbury Forum Consensus Statement on the Path Forward for Digital Mental Health Treatment.
Stephen Bartels, MD, MS – Director of The Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); Professor of Medicine at MGH and Harvard Medical School; Former Chair for the National Institute of Health Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health Study Science Section.
Paul Jeffrey, PharmD – Former Director at MassHealth Massachusetts Medicaid Pharmacy Program; President of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.
Susan Azrin, PhD – Program Chief at The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) focusing on Mental Health and New Technologies; Science Officer at the Mental Health Research Network.
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Presentation: Evaluating and Implementing Digital Health Prescriptions: The Kaiser Permanente System
Trina Histon, PhD – Senior Principal Consultant at Kaiser Permanente Prevention and Wellness and Digital Health; Co-lead of the Kaiser Permanente Digital Mental Health Ecosystem (implementing over 150,000 digital prescriptions annually across the US)
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Innovation Panel: Developing Innovations in Digital Behavioral Healthcare
- PEAR Therapeutics: reSet® and reSet-O®: For Addiction and Opioid Addiction
- Mightier: Digital Therapeutics for Children with Autism
- MindWise Innovations: Assessment of Child/Adolescent Suicide Prevention
- Eleos Health: Use of AI to Measure and Improve Quality in Therapy Sessions
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monica Oss, MS and Bruce L. Bird, PhD
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monica Oss, MS
Trina Histon, PhD
John Torous, MD, MBI
David C. Mohr, PhD
Susan T. Azrin, PhD
Stephen Bartels, MD, MS
Paul L. Jeffrey, PhD
Jason Kahn, PhD
Dror Zaide, MBA
Brian Pfister, PhD, MBA
We’re thrilled to be able to offer both in-person and virtual experiences.
$100 In-Person Attendance Ticket
$50 Virtual Participation Ticket
Please join us directly after the conference for an outdoor networking reception at the Royal Sonesta’s Longfellow Room and beautiful Dante Patio overlooking the Charles River. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar available.
Register as a virtual participant and fill out the survey through receipt. The week of the event you will be send an email with a unique link that you can use to join the conference and additional instructions.
DIRECTIONS & PARKING
40 Edwin H Land Blvd, Cambridge, MA 02142
Enjoy complimentary parking in Royal Sonesta Boston’s covered parking garage, located adjacent to the hotel’s front entrance. You will take a ticket in the garage and upon registration, you be will provided a ticket and that will act as your validation.
Appropriate safety precautions will be taken to ensure the health and safety of our colleagues and community. We will continue to follow all state and location requirements and will provide updates here if there are any changes made to the below.
As of March 2022, we are:
- Limiting the in-person event to 250 attendants to ensure the ability to socially distance
- Ensuring appropriate ventilation during eating times by providing lunch rooms with Juliet balconies and holding the reception outside
- Assigning attendants across two lunch rooms to encourage appropriate social distancing
BECOME A SPONSOR
Vinfen is one of the most dynamic and innovative health and human services organizations in the country. We have a long history of setting and advancing best practices and the standard of care in our field, and technology is an essential part of that advancement. You can demonstrate your shared commitment to innovation and thought leadership by becoming a sponsor of this year’s conference.
As a sponsor, your brand will be featured throughout the event, which will be attended by more than 600 industry and clinical leaders, government officials, health plans, and technology partners. In addition, your brand will reach thousands of Vinfen staff, individuals we serve and their families, partners and colleagues, and legions of Vinfen supporters as we recognize your partnership through various marketing and outreach initiatives.
BENEFITS OF BEING A SPONSOR
STANDALONE PROGRAM AD OPTIONS:
Half-page Ad: $2,500
Quarter-page Ad: $1,250
Some benefits are time sensitive and may not be available beyond 4/18.
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