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State of Health

Date: 05/12/2021
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Focus on health care industries in the OKC region.

The State of Health event highlights the health care landscape across the region, featuring public, private and nonprofit leaders discussing wellness initiatives and health industry trends.

The virtual event will feature a panel of the region's health care leaders discussing the impact of the past year on their institutions and the outlook for the health care industry's growth in 2021 and beyond.

Hospital Leadership Panelists
Jim Gebhart, President, Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City
Joe Hodges, Regional President, SSM Health Oklahoma
Timothy Pehrson, President and CEO, INTEGRIS Health
Chuck Spicer, President and CEO, OU Medicine, Inc.

The event will also include a bioscience panel discussion from the perspective of entrepreneurs and researchers working in the Oklahoma City market. Panelists will discuss what the bioscience industry includes in Oklahoma, its current areas of expertise and where the industry is headed in the future.

Bioscience Panelists
Paul DeAngelis, Ph.D., Presidential Professor, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Christian Kanady, CEO, Echo Investment Capital, LLC
Dr. Jesse McCool, Founder and CEO, Wheeler Labs
Dr. Rodger McEver, Vice President of Research, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Keynote Speaker
Robin Farmanfarmaian will discuss how current health care businesses can keep up with the Amazons and Apples to create the future of the industry. During her address, attendees will learn where some of the shifts are happening in health care delivery, patient experience, and health care consumer spending power and trends, and how this disruption provides opportunities for growing the health care industry in Oklahoma City.

Farmanfarmaian is a professional speaker and entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley who has been involved with more than 20 early-stage startups working on cutting-edge technology in health care, biotech, pharma, medical devices and digital health.

Individual tickets are $25 for Chamber members and $40 for nonmembers.

Online registration is currently closed. To purchase tickets, email or call 405-297-8921.

Accessing the online event
Attendees will be emailed a link to access the event on Monday, May 10 and Wednesday, May 12. The emails will come from Please ensure this email address is on your approved sender list.

Special thanks to Presenting Sponsor MidFirst Bank and Host Sponsor OU Health.

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