NCQA Announces Keynote Speakers for 2022 Health Innovation Summit

Largest event in quality group’s 32-year history will explore quality’s future

October 11, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC—October 11, 2022—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced today the keynote speakers for the 2022 Health Innovation Summit, taking place at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., October 31 – November 3, 2022. The Summit aims to accelerate quality improvement and connects payers, providers, health IT providers, government and policy makers to improve health care.

The 2022 Health Innovation Summit will feature more than 20 keynote speakers, including health plan leaders, clinical care innovators, policymakers and others. These include:


  • David Brailer, MD, Chief Health Officer, Cigna. First US health IT czar.
  • Aneesh Chopra, MPP, President, CareJourney.
  • Mandy Cohen, MD, EVP, Aledade Inc. and CEO, Aledade Care Solutions.
  • Kate Goodrich, MD, MHS, Chief Medical Officer, Humana.
  • Amy Perry, President and Chief Operating Officer, Banner Health.
  • Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD, President, Chief Executive Officer, Geisinger.
  • John Wigneswaran, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Walmart.


  • Lee A. Fleisher, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Director, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS.
  • John Palmieri, MD, MHA, Senior Medical Advisor/Acting Director of 988 and Behavioral Health Crisis Team, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
  • Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Medicare, CMS.
  • Micky Tripathi, PhD, MPP, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, US Department of Health and Human Services.


  • Darrell Gray, MD, Chief Health Equity Officer, Elevance Health.
  • Abner Mason, Founder and CEO, SameSky Health.
  • Alan Nevel, Chief Equity Officer, MetroHealth System.
  • Amy Perry, President and Chief Operating Officer, Banner Health.
  • Alvia Siddiqi, MD, Interim Chief Medical Officer, Population Health, Advocate Aurora Health.

“The Health Innovation Summit features breakthrough technology and incredible speakers who lead health systems, health plans and other organizations,” said NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane. “If you’re looking to keep up with what’s new in quality and see best practices that will become the new standard of care, the Health Innovation Summit is a perfect place to learn.”

The Summit will feature a Health Innovation Pavilion where exhibitors will showcase digital health care innovations. To view the list of 140 speakers, full conference agenda and registration information, visit

About NCQA

NCQA is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA Accredits and Certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also Recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA’s Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) is the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. NCQA’s website ( contains information to help consumers, employers and others make informed health care choices. NCQA can also be found at Twitter @ncqa and on LinkedIn at

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