In this session, Christin Deacon, State of New Jersey’s Assistant Director, Division of Pensions and Benefits, New Jersey Treasury, joins Livongo President, Dr. Jennifer Schneider, for a dynamic conversation on the State of New Jersey’s adoption of Livongo’s whole person suite of digital chronic condition management programs.
Watch this on-demand recording to explore:
- How employers, multi-employer trusts and government entities can work together to provide accessible, affordable care for the most vulnerable populations
- The implications and opportunities of a consumer-centered virtual care model
- How the State offered evidence-based mental health and substance use resources rapidly to help Members cope during trying times
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Meet our Presenters:
Christin Deacon Bio:
Assistant Director, Division of Pensions and Benefits, New Jersey Treasury, State of New Jersey
Christin Deacon is the Assistant Director, Division of Pensions and Benefits, New Jersey Treasury. Christin is responsible for Operations, Policy and Planning for State and School Health Benefits at the State of New Jersey. She previously served as the Assistant Counsel to former Governor Chris Christie and the Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, Financial Transactions and Treasury. Christin also engaged in Private Practice as a Corporate Restructuring Attorney in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and was the former Chief Law Clerk to the Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey.
Christin is a dedicated mother of three little ones (ages 2, 4, and 9) and more recently, has served as a remote learning and Zoom teacher. She is a self described “public sector entrepreneur,” always looking to question and push the status quo in the name of public stewardship. Christin is an avid sports fan and still considers herself an athlete on the soccer field, tennis court, running trail and golf course.
Jennifer Schneider, M.D. Bio:
President, Livongo Health
Dr. Jennifer Schneider is the President of Livongo. In this role, she is responsible for product, data science, engineering, marketing, and clinical operations. Dr. Schneider previously served as the company’s Chief Medical Officer where she led Livongo’s strategic clinical product vision, data science, clinical trials, and the organization’s certified diabetes educators and coaches. She is the author of Decoding Health Signals: Silicon Valley’s Consumer-First Approach to a New Era of Health, which offers a guide to the depth of the chronic conditions problem facing the industry today and explores how companies are using big data analytics and artificial intelligence to reinvent care delivery for people with chronic conditions.
Prior to Livongo, Dr. Schneider held several key leadership roles at Castlight Health, most recently as Chief Medical Officer. She also has held leadership roles in the provider setting as a health outcomes researcher and Chief Resident at Stanford University, and has practiced medicine as an attending physician at Stanford University, the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, and Kaiser Permanente. Dr. Schneider has an undergraduate degree from the College of the Holy Cross, a Doctor of Medicine degree from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and a Master of Science degree in Health Services Research from Stanford University. She completed her internal medicine residency at Stanford University Hospital.
Dr. Schneider is a frequent speaker about innovation in healthcare, where she shares her unique perspective as a practicing physician, health services researcher, senior executive and individual who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years. In 2020, Modern Healthcare named Dr. Schneider one of the 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives for her work improving the healthcare experience for people living with chronic conditions. She has three children and is an avid runner and athlete, having completed her first IronMan in 2016.
Jessica DaMassa Bio:
Executive Producer & Host, ‘WTF Health – What’s the Future, Health?’
Jessica DaMassa has emerged as the ‘it girl’ of health tech interviewing. She brings an enthusiastic, fun, yet inquisitive style to her interviewing and hosting of conferences, interviews, and videos. But don’t be fooled, there’s a ton of knowledge, and plenty of tough questions under that charming style and infectious energy. She’s the ‘girl to know’ to understand ‘who’s who’ and ‘what’s what’ in health tech – having racked up more than a thousand interviews in the past four years.
Jessica’s talked to health tech CEOs with hundreds of millions in funding, like Mario Schlosser of Oscar Health, Glen Tullman of Livongo, and Jason Gorevic of Teladoc, government officials like Andy Slavitt and Todd Park, as well as numerous health tech VC investors including Annie Lamont of Oak HC/FT, Bob Kocher and Brian Roberts of Venrock, and Esther Dyson. From the ‘healthcare establishment’ she’s spoken with C-level leaders from nearly every major health system, health plan, and pharmaceutical company grappling with digital health, as well as physicians transforming the practice of medicine like Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Mark Hyman. Add in a motley assortment of startups, the occasional futurist, passionate patient advocates, and anyone else with a meaningful story to contribute to the larger change taking place in healthcare worldwide – and Jessica’s talked to them.
Her current project, ‘WTF Health – What’s the Future, Health?’ is an interview series taking her around the world to more than a dozen different health tech conferences in different countries each year to continue her quest of asking everyone everywhere about the future of health – and WTF is wrong with it right now. Jessica also hosts health tech’s best two-minute Q&A news series, ‘Health in 2 Point 00,’ which airs on The Health Care Blog and stars Health 2.0 co-founder, Matthew Holt, with editorial commentary and analysis on the funding deals shaping the health tech market. To start binge-watching her interviews, begin at www.wtf.health or follow along on Twitter @jessdamassa.