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OCBC’s 2020 Virtual Health Care Forum

November 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join OCBC for a Virtual Health Care Forum on Tuesday, November 17, 2020. 

OCBC’s Health Care Forum will capture insights into business resilience during extraordinary times. Don’t miss a candid conversation with Orange County’s leading health care experts! This event is sponsor-supported and complimentary. Registration for this event has closed. Please contact Lauren Martin, Events Manager, at lmartin@ocbc.org for more information.


Annette Walker
City of Hope Orange County 

Annette Walker is the visionary health care leader tapped to build a 21st-century comprehensive cancer campus in Orange County for City of Hope, named by U.S. News and World Report as the best cancer hospital in California. She is the author of numerous articles on wellness, health care marketing, quality, planning and management and a featured speaker for national audiences. Annette has also received many health care, leadership and innovation honors for her work from major institutions, organizations and publications. View BIO


Nasim Afsar, MD, MBA
Chief Operating Officer 
UCI Health 

As chief operating officer, Dr. Afsar will oversee hospital administrative functions, including planning, design and construction; emergency management; clinical and ancillary support services; facilities management and special projects. She will continue to lead ambulatory care operations and will represent the medical center in a variety of community settings such as the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC), Proposition 10 Commission, Orange County Mental Health Coalition and more. View BIO


Peter Baronoff
CEO and Managing Director
KPC Health Global Medical Centers

Peter Baronoff oversees KPC’s seven hospitals, physician groups, skilled nursing facilities, and other assets that bring a unique continuum to healthcare. Mr. Baronoff has served in a variety of capacities during his 30 year healthcare career. They include serving as a 3-term President of the Acute Long-Term Hospital Association Board of Directors, and being involved with numerous Federal and State Government healthcare issues. View BIO


Robert T. Braithwaite
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Robert T. Braithwaite is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. He is the senior executive responsible for all aspects of hospital operations and quality of care, and he directs a 20-member executive leadership team. He is also responsible for a significant philanthropic effort, directing the Hoag Hospital Foundation along with a senior executive and staff. In addition, he is responsible for the provision of hospital-sponsored outreach services and is accountable for achieving community benefit goals, as determined by the Board of Directors. View BIO


Mark Costa
Senior Vice President, Area Manager 
Kaiser Permanente Orange County 

Mark has over 35 years of health care leadership experience. Mr. Costa is the Sr. Vice President and Area Manager of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan & Hospitals in Orange County. As the Senior Vice President, he is responsible for the care delivery for over 570,000 members supported by 8,000 staff and 900 Permanente physicians. View BIO



Helen Macfie, Pharm.D., F.A.B.C. 
Chief Transformation Officer 

Helen Macfie, Pharm.D., F.A.B.C., is Chief Transformation Officer for MemorialCare, a four-hospital, 1,350 bed nonprofit health system including a Medical Foundation and over 2600 affiliated physicians, located in Southern California. She also serves as the Executive Administrator for MemorialCare’s Clinically Integrated Network. Her passion is the attainment of the safest and highest quality care for every patient and family, in pursuit of the Triple Aim for health care. View BIO


Erik G. Wexler
Chief Executive
Providence Southern California 

Erik G. Wexler is chief executive of Providence Southern California, a region of the third largest not-for-profit health system in the nation.  Mr. Wexler oversees operations across a vast area that covers Los Angeles and Orange counties and the High Desert. Mr. Wexler joined the organization in May 2016 as regional chief executive, and worked closely with Providence leadership as it united with Orange-County based St. Joseph Health to form a new organization, Providence St. Joseph Health, with headquarters in Renton, Wash., and Irvine, Calif. View BIO


Jena Jensen
Chief Government Relations Officer
CHOC Children’s 

As Chief Government Relations Officer at CHOC Children’s in Orange, California, Jena Jensen directs government relations and legislative advocacy for one of the leading pediatric health care systems in the nation. Ms. Jensen oversees legislative affairs for CHOC Children’s, as well as the development and stewardship of relationships with federal, state and local elected officials, government, community and opinion leaders. View BIO


Sponsorships are available! For sponsor and event information, contact Lauren Martin, OCBC Events Manager. 


















November 17, 2020
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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CA United States