Speakers Bureau

Most of our speakers have agreed to make themselves available to give custom presentations to your institution. They will be listed here along with their presentation topic areas. Our subscribers will have the opportunity to contact them to arrange for on-site presentations or webinars.

Patrick H. Carroll MD

Chief Medical Officer/VP-Integrated Care Partners, Hartford HealthCare (a 1700 provider Clinical Integration organization)

Dr. Carroll is a physician leader with the experience of leveraging health information systems to drive quality of care and achieving the Triple Aim. In his roles as a leader in primary care and information technology he has led groups in value based care transformation in the era of global risk payment. He has extensive experience in ACO/MSSP development and execution in a variety of settings, inlcuding the Indian Health Service with a disadvantaged population and limited financial resources; a large innovative multispecialty group at Atrius Health; and currently as CMO in a $2.6 billion fully integrated health system at Hartford HealthCare.

Dr. Carroll can speak expertly on:

  1. Value transformation: transitions from a volume to value based health care model
  2. Medicare risk programs: Succeeding in Medicare Advantage and Shared Savings Programs
  3. Quality metrics: Developing an analytic based program to identify gaps in care and to improve outcomes
  4. Clinical Integration: Developing  a clinical integration model for health care systems


Contact Dr. Carroll at: Patrick.carroll@hhchealth.com

LeRoy E. Jones

Mr. Jones founded and developed GSI Health, a health IT solution provider, establishing the company as a nationally recognized leader in patient care coordination and health information exchange.

Mr. Jones regularly leads and contributes to significant industry initiatives. These opportunities have included taking the lead on the nation’s effort to harmonize healthcare data standards as the program manager for the Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel. He has assisted several states in the development of architectures and operational models for healthcare information exchange. Mr. Jones also served as senior advisor to Dr. David J. Brailer, the original national coordinator for health information technology and a presidential appointee. In that capacity, Mr. Jones was responsible for managing the strategic technical directions for the national healthcare agenda. He was one of the inaugural members of the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health information Technology) team that launched the HIT renaissance currently sweeping the industry. Mr. Jones also previously led the Federal Health Architecture (FHA) initiative, an e-government line of business responsible for unifying health IT architecture across the federal government, and the Consolidated Health Informatics (CHI) initiative, a cross-government consensus group that selects standards for various healthcare domains.

As a member of the RHIO (Regional Health Information Organization) federation taskforce formed by the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Mr. Jones co-authored and edited a guidebook for RHIOs to use as a source of practical advice and direction as they form and mature, titled “Guide to Establishing a Regional Health Information Organization.” Mr. Jones has several other publications regarding effective deployment of technology for the betterment of healthcare, and has been called to testify before congressional committees and other government bodies on related subjects.

Among Mr. Jones’ previous professional positions, he was the chief technology officer and chief security officer for Care Science, Inc., where he was a key architect and managed the development and deployment of one of the earliest regional health information exchanges, which became the foremost technical reference model in the United States for community sharing of clinical data. Mr. Jones has also served as VP of advanced technology development for a division of Quintiles Transnational, and held other managerial and technical positions with other firms.

Mr. Jones holds an M.S. in engineering in the management of technology jointly from The Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. Mr. Jones has served on the Eastern Technology Council and holds several corporate board seats. Mr. Jones is a frequent public speaker, having addressed many professional audiences such as National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO), Health Level 7 (HL7), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), among others.

Contact Mr. Jones at: Leroy.Jones@gsihealth.com