Join us as we discuss the planning, launch, and expansion of Healthier Hampton Roads, a community-wide, multi-stakeholder health literacy initiative designed to improve health outcomes, reduce healthcare costs, improve workforce productivity, and stimulate economic development in Hampton Roads, a multi-city region in Southeastern Virginia.SPEAKERS
Thomas M. Chamberlain, PharmD, Founder and CEO of EdLogics
Tommy G. Thompson, Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, former Governor of Wisconsin, and Chairman of EdLogics
James K. Spore, President and CEO of Reinvent Hampton Roads
Participation and support from local employers, municipalities, universities, libraries, and community organizations
Student involvement from local school systems, colleges, and universities
Community-wide alignment of initiatives focused on critical regional health issues
Sustained user engagement through game-based learning and innovative incentive strategies
Financial support from corporate donors, foundations, philanthropists, and city government
Thomas M. Chamberlain, PharmD, Founder and CEO of EdLogics, a digital health communications company dedicated to transforming the way people learn about health. Dr. Chamberlain has more than thirty years of experience designing innovative educational programs and population health initiatives for the healthcare industry. Leveraging his experience building innovative healthcare organizations from startup to maturity, Dr. Chamberlain brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to the design and development of highly effective consumer engagement and education solutions.
EdLogics delivers a personalized user experience and incorporates game-based learning, innovative gamification strategies, and rewards for educational achievement to uniquely educate individuals on common and costly health conditions and the challenges of interacting with the healthcare system. By educating in fun and engaging ways, improving health literacy, measuring learning comprehension, and driving positive health behaviors, EdLogics empowers individuals to take greater responsibility for managing their health and become better informed healthcare decision-makers. The EdLogics Platform™ is utilized by employers, health insurers, healthcare providers, academic institutions, and communities.
Prior to founding EdLogics, Dr. Chamberlain founded and served as the CEO of several healthcare organizations including the Center for Health Information, Managed Market Resources, The Benefit Design Institute, and The Center for Long Term Care Research and Education. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island, and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He also completed advanced clinical residency programs at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and The Medical College of Virginia.
Tommy G. Thompson is a former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and four-term Governor of Wisconsin. He has helped develop innovative solutions to health care challenges, with a focus on improving the use of information technology in hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices; promoting healthier lifestyles; modernizing Medicare and Medicaid; and expanding medical diplomacy around the world.
Governor Thompson has served as a senior advisor at Deloitte and Touche and was the founding independent chairman of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions. He has also served as a senior partner at the law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, & Feld, on the Council on Foreign Relations, and as both Chairman of the Board of Directors and President for Logistics Health.
Governor Thompson has received numerous awards, including the Anti-Defamation League's Distinguished Public Service Award, the Friend of Zion Award, Governing Magazine's Public Official of the Year Award, and the Horatio Alger Award. He earned his B.S. and J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
James K. Spore became the first president and chief executive officer of Reinvent Hampton Roads on January 4, 2016, following 24 of service as city manager of the City of Virginia Beach.
During his tenure as city manager, Virginia Beach won accolades as a Best Place to Live in America, one of the top five Best Managed Cities in the Nation and the U.S. Senate Medallion of Excellence for Productivity and Quality. Jim previously served as city manager of Garland, Texas and Burnsville, Minnesota. He worked in community development in Colorado and Illinois and as a U. S. Department of Defense research analyst. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in urban planning from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Colorado.
Jim has served on numerous regional boards and has been an active member of the American Planning Association, the American Society for Public Administration, the Alliance for Innovation and the International City Management Association (ICMA). In 2010, he received the Award for Career Excellence in honor of Mark E. Keane from ICMA.
Jim continues to inspire regional cooperation as he leads Reinvent Hampton Roads, an outgrowth of a community leadership initiative of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. Reinvent Hampton Roads serves as a community frame for game-changing activity that will improve the economic performance and profile of Hampton Roads.
EdLogics provides a unique, gamified approach to improving health literacy and empowering consumers to take greater responsibility for managing their health.WATCH NOW