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TBGH 2019 Regional Benefits Forum – San Antonio


11:00 AM–11:30 AM

Registration, Lunch & Networking

11:30 AM–11:45 AM – Welcome and Opening Remarks

Marianne Fazen, TBGH President & CEO

Lauren Trapane, SABGH President, National Education/Employee Wellness Coordinator, San Antonio Food Bank

11:45 AM–12:40 PM – Session 1

The Skinny on Tackling Obesity to Prevent Diabetes

Moderator: Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA, ConscienHealth

Employer Panel: Jonathan Markert, Health & Welfare Benefits Consultant, BP America, Inc

Abigail Ammerman, HR Benefits Health & Wellness, H-E-B

Rita White-Ross, Health Advocate, City of Garland

12:45 PM–1:40 PM – Session 2


Working Women’s Benefits Strategies- A Focus on Women’s Health & Family Friendly Benefits

Speakers: Jessica Shepard, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baylor Scott & White Women’s Health Group

Employer Panel: Jonathan Markert, Health & Welfare Benefits Consultant, BP America, Inc

1:45 PM–2:40 PM – Session 3

How Health Literacy and Healthcare Navigation Empowers Employees to Make Smarter Decisions
Speaker: Scott Conard, MD, President, Converging Health and                         DFWBGH Medical Director

Employer Panel: Junaid Karimi, Senior Manager of Total Rewards, BJ Services

2:40 PM–3:00 PM – Networking Break

3:00 PM–3:55 PM Session 4


Pacesetting Strategies to Manage Specialty Pharmacy Cost & Quality and How Biosimilars Fit Into the Mix

Speakers: Mike Adams, Vice President, Benefits & HR Systems, Dean                    Foods Company
               Jon Martin, Executive Director, US Marketing – Hospital

3:55 PM–4:00 PM – Wrap-up and Takeaways

Marianne Fazen, TBGH President & CEO