Direct To Employer Executive Summit First Annual Direct To Employer Summit with Keynote Speakers Leah Binder and Lee Lewis

Join like-minded executives in a thought-provoking discussion on current and future opportunities for provider-driven employer healthcare strategies.

We are excited to announce the first annual Direct-to-Employer Summit on Tuesday, June 8th, 2021, with Keynote Speakers Leah Binder, President & CEO of The Leapfrog Group and Lee Lewis, CSO of the Health Transformation Alliance. The discussion will address the major issues, considerations, and challenges health systems face when deploying a "Direct-to-Employer" strategy. The Summit is designed to also explore, through best practices and shared experiences, how health systems can improve and successfully manage a sustainable direct-contracting model that attracts more commercial customers.


In addition to exclusive networking opportunities with industry peers and experts, summit attendees will learn about the following:

  • Best practices and strategies for success for health systems around innovative new models of direct-contracting
  • Why value-based approaches are gaining traction and taking off with employers around the country, and how health systems can leverage this trend
  • Practical tips and tools that help evaluate and determine your organization's readiness to deploy a direct-contracting strategy


 RSVP and/or Questions: [email protected]

 Organizations confirmed to participate include: Eastside Health Network (EHN) and Nebraska Health Network (NHN)


Tuesday, June 8, 2021

8am PT - 10:30am PT (11am ET - 1:30pm ET)


  1. Leah Binder

    President & CEO, The Leapfrog Group

    An expert on hospital transparency and the business of healthcare, Leah Binder is president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, a national non-profit leader and advocate in hospital transparency, which launched the Hospital Safety Score -- the A, B, C, D or F score assigned to hospitals based on infections, injuries, and medical and medication errors. Before joining Leapfrog in the Spring of 2008, Binder spent eight years as vice president at an award-winning Franklin Community Health Network in Farmington, ME. Binder started her career at the National League for Nursing, where she handled policy and communications for more than six years.

  2. Lee Lewis

    Chief Strategy Officer, Health Transformation Alliance


    Lee Lewis serves as Chief Strategy Officer and GM Medical Solutions for the Health Transformation Alliance. He leads efforts across over 50 large and jumbo employers and six million employees to save lives and save millions of dollars through improved health delivery, outcomes and experience. Lewis has advised healthcare strategy at Fortune 10 employers, insurance companies and administrators, medical associations and the Departments of Justice and Labor. He incubated and helped form two dozen health-benefit startup companies.

 C-Suite Executives from hospitals, health systems, and provider organizations  

 All levels of experience regarding DTE  

 All regions of the U.S.  


Invite-only attendance will be limited to 30 organizations to maximize interactive participation. No more than two individuals from one organization may participate.

Virtual meeting (Zoom)

Opening and closing keynote presentations

Interactive and moderated breakout sessions of small groups

Pre and post summit materials for attendees


Please RSVP to [email protected] by May 13, 2021.

We invite you to include your mailing address to receive an appreciation gift.