Dx Summit

Powered by AdvaMedDx, the Dx Summit convenes leaders from the IVD and clinical diagnostic lab community to explore the most significant policies, technologies, and market shifts in the industry. For 2023, the Summit will spotlight the critical role and impact of coding, coverage and reimbursement.

Join us on October 11 to explore the innovations, technologies and policies steering the diagnostics revolution. Understand their profound implications on patient care and the overall health care system. Held in conjunction with The MedTech Conference, this one-day event will feature leaders in the diagnostic industry, government and commercial payers and more.

Preliminary Agenda:

8:30 am – 9:30 am 

Continental Breakfast and Registration Open 

9:30 am – 9:45 am  

Welcome Remarks 

Zach Rothstein, Executive Director, AdvaMed Dx   

9:45 am 10:15 am 

A Patient’s Perspective  

10:15 am – 11:00 am 

CEO/Executive Leader Session: State of the Industry 

Moderator: Zach Rothstein, Executive Director, AdvaMedDx 

Joakim Weidemanis, Executive Vice President, Danaher Corporation  

David Mullarkey, CEO, ClearNote Health  

Thierry Bernard, CEO, QIAGEN  

11:00 am – 11:15 am 

Networking Break  

11:15 am 12:00 p 

Diagnostics Policy Landscape: An Investor View 

Sasha Simpson, Senior Analyst, Health Policy, Nephron Research 

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm 

Perspectives from Past CMS Hospital and Ambulatory Group (HAPG) Leadership 

Moderator: Deborah Godes, Vice President, McDermott+ Consulting 

Carol Blackford, Executive Vice President, Payment & Health Care Delivery Policy, AdvaMed 

Marc Hartstein, Principal, Health Policy Alternatives 

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm  

Dx Luncheon 

Distinguished Speaker: Former Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm  

Health Care and Diagnostics Market Dynamics 

Clarisa Blattner, Senior Director, Revenue and Payor Optimization, Xifin 

2:15 pm 3:00 pm  

Challenges in Coding for Diagnostic Tests 

Moderator: Lauren Feldman, Solution Leader, Market Access and Precision Medicine, ADVI 

Clarisa Blattner, Senior Director, Revenue and Payor Optimization, Xifin 

Lee Hillborne, MD, Corporate Medical Director, Quest Diagnostics 

Joan Kegerize, Vice President, Reimbursement and Scientific Affairs, American Clinical Laboratory Association  

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm  

Networking Break  

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm  

Digital Diagnostics and AI 

Moderator: Bruce Quinn, MD, Bruce Quinn Associates 

Paul Gerard, MD, Vice President, Regulatory and Reimbursement, Artera  

Robert Jarrin, Strategic Advisor, Government Affairs, ResMed Corp.  

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm 

Cancer Screening and Early Detection Reimbursement Outlook  

Moderator: Charles Mathews, Managing Director, ClearView Healthcare Partners 

Emma Alme, PhD, Director Public Policy, Guardant Health  

Caitlin Kubler, Director, Policy and Advocacy, Prevent Cancer Foundation

Paul Sheives, Vice President Government Relations and Alliance Development, DELFI Diagnostics 

5:00 pm

Closing Remarks and Networking Reception 


Registration Information

Register for the Dx Summit through The MedTech Conference’s registration portal below. If you wish to attend the Dx Summit in addition to The MedTech Conference, simply add “Dx Summit” to your cart when prompted. If you are ONLY attending the Dx Summit, enter the code DXSUMMIT at the beginning of the registration process. This will allow you to bypass The MedTech Conference registration. 

For more information on registration and The MedTech Conference pass options, click here

 Early Bird
Dx Summit
Medtech (<100M Rev)
Service Providers$2,450$2,600$2,750$1,190
Non-Member Startups/
Emerging Medtech (<100M Rev)
Non-Member Manufacturer$2,600$2,750$2,850$1,390
Non-Member Supplier$2,700$2,850$2,950$1,390