The Unacceptables Continue to Tackle The Status Quo in 2018

Re-watch the 2017 Unacceptables Session!

Our 2018 Speakers on the Unacceptables Panel

The Opioid Epidemic

As CTO of the HHS, Mona Siddiqui will be sharing the role of data to help the growing epidemic and HHS opioid initiatives.


Este Geraghty is CMO of ESRI. ESRI's GIS mapping software is one of the most powerful spatial data analytics technology out there. Este will share ESRI's story maps and robust data that shines a light on the growing opioid epidemic.



Ray Christian, CEO of Textpert, will share AiME, an AI mental evaluation platform that can assess mental health and predicting opioid addiction in just five minutes.



Physician Suicide and Burnout

Two-time Emmy award-winning filmmaker Robyn Symon shares the inspiration behind her newest film “Do No Harm". The film follows four people bonded by tragedy on a mission to expose this hidden epidemic and weaves in experts proposing innovative solutions to promote physician wellness and patient safety. Don't miss a screening of the film Monday, Sept. 17th at 7:00pm.


Emily Hine will show how the Meru Health digital platform tackles depression, burnout, and anxiety, and the staggering results they've seen when implemented with providers.



Eating Disorders

Kistina Saffran is the co-founder and executive director of Project HEAL: Help to Eat, Accept and Live. Kristina will show how the organization provides compassion, resources, and access to healing for those with an eating disorder.


Recovery Record allows individuals recovering form eating disorders to share self-monitored data and stay in contact with their clinician on a private, mobile platform. Jenna Tregarthen first launched Recovery Record at Health 2.0 in 2015, but this year she's sharing how the platform is working alongside Kristina Saffran's Project HEAL.



Natural Disaster Response

There are many obstacles encountered following a disaster or public health emergency that can disrupt health care delivery. Brendan Carr, Dir. Emergency Care Coordination Center at ASPR shares the ways in which technology is helping overcome these traditional barriers.


Scott Afzal, Partner at Audacious Inquiry shares how the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE) is helping health care volunteers to retrieve health information for victims and evacuees.


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