Sage Growth Partners To Partner With Thomas Jefferson University On 15th Annual Population Health Colloquium

McDaniel to deliver keynote address at the leading forum on innovations in population health

Baltimore, MD – March 6, 2015 ● Sage Growth Partners (SGP), a Baltimore-based healthcare consulting, technology, and marketing firm today announced its partnership with Thomas Jefferson University and its 15th Annual Population Health Colloquium which will take place in Philadelphia, March 23-25, 2015. SGP will serve as a “Gold Grantor” for the event.

Don McDaniel, SGP’s President and CEO will deliver the keynote address, Industrializing Healthcare: How Transparency, Efficiency and Markets Will Transform the Industry. McDaniel will use his keynote to describe how the current climate may make the healthcare industry ripe for change, one similar to the Age of Industrialization in American manufacturing.

SGP will also lead a panel of industry experts in a discussion of how the roles of key constituencies including physicians, hospitals and health plans will be affected and challenged by forces of industrialization such as process standardization, information integration, supply chain rationalization, consumer sovereignty, and price/cost transparency. That panel will be led by Stephanie Kovalick, SGP’s Senior Vice President and Practice Leader, Value-Based Care. Other panel participants include: Dr. William Streck, Chief Medical and Health Systems Innovation Officer, Healthcare Association of New York State; Dr. Dave Levin, Partner, AmatiHealth; Robert L. Choi, Founding Partner and Chief Strategy Officer, Collain Healthcare; and Jeff Chester, Chief Revenue Officer & SVP, Availity.

Special Attendee Discount Available

Guests of SGP will be granted a 50% discount on the registration fee. To register for the event and receive the SGP discount, please visit: and enter “Sage” in the “Grantor/Company Exhibitor” field.

About The 15th Annual Population Health Colloquium

The 15th Annual Population Health Colloquium, sponsored by Thomas Jefferson University’s Jefferson School of Population Health, will provide an update on changes in policy, practice and innovation, highlighting real-world examples of population health initiatives that are improving care and outcomes.

The conference takes place March 23-25 in Philadelphia. This 3-day event focuses on building a culture of wellness and prevention by providing actual examples of population health-based initiatives being created and implemented around the country. Nationally recognized experts will be offering innovative programs, initiatives and solutions.

About Sage Growth Partners

Sage Growth Partners (SGP), a healthcare strategy, technology, and marketing firm, provides insight, advice and multi-disciplined execution to growth-minded health care organizations nationally, including hospitals, health systems, physicians groups, insurers, trade associations and academic institutions. With deep roots in the business of health care, SGP delivers results to difficult industry and organizational challenges.

Founded in 2005, SGP is located in Baltimore, MD and serves clients such as GE Healthcare, Boston Scientific, SAS, Stericycle, Availity, HeartFlow, IngagePatient, R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center, National Association of Community Health Centers, and Boston Medical Center.