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COLLABORATIVE MEETINGS CREATE INDUSTRY INNOVATION

THE UBERIZATION OF HEALTH CARE 11,000+ MEETINGS IN 5 DAYS: SPARKING INDUSTRY INNOVATION


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DAY 1 – Strategic Executive Connections (SEC)

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DAY 2 – Insights Session Showcases Uberization of Health Care

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DAY 3 – Taking Care of Business, CCCs Spark Partnership

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DAY 4 – Ramped-Up For Success

MEETINGS 11,000+ SEC | MOR | CCC ATTENDEES 50 retailers, 180 suppliers GMDC REPRESENTS 125,000+ retail outlets, $500 Billion in retail sales


RETAIL DIGITAL TRENDS 2017+

“Technology is influencing everything we do, from driverless cars to mobile app purchases to AI. Three in four who do a local online search visit the store within 24 hours, and more than 25% of searches result in a store purchase.”

Ryan Olohan National Industry Director, Healthcare

CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR THE NEW RETAIL WORLD

“The digital world is enabling personal connection and healthy living to happen anywhere.”

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CREATING A CONNECTED PATIENT ECOSYSTEM THE UBERIZATION OF HEALTH CARE

“Our mission is to simplify health care by creating solutions that combine health, wellness and nutrition, connecting with our customers on a personal and emotional level.” — Colleen Lindholz, The Little Clinic

CLICK TO VIEW In today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape, creating a connected patient ecosystem is imperative to meet the needs and demands of consumers that are proactive participants and advocates of their own health. The retail industry must meet these needs or face extinction. So what is the uberization of healthcare and what does a connected patient ecosystem look like? Mary Alice Lawless, managing director of Everything Health, explored the Uberization of healthcare and the elements of a connected patient ecosystem with a panel that is pushing the innovation.

PANELISTS INCLUDED: •C  hristina Groth, Vice President, GM/HBC and Non-foods, Kroger •C  hris Jobes, Director of Health and Wellness, Johnson & Johnson •C  olleen Lindholz, President of The Little Clinic •R  upa Dave, Director Professional Marketing, Pfizer •S  hannon Huneke, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships and Alliances, United Healthcare

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NETWORKING SEC & CCC MEETINGS CHAIRMAN’S CHOICE AWARDS

GMDC Board Chair Steve Davis of Weis Markets announced his most innovative items in the Product Showcase.

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HEALTH TESTING EverlyWell

2 HANDY SOLUTIONS, TRIAL & TRAVEL Navajo Inc.

3 ORGANIC LIP BALM Mad Gabs

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MARKET ON-RAMPS SHIFT INTO GEAR Market On-Ramp was a highly successful feature of HBW17, where new-to-market companies unveiled their latest ideas and innovations to every retailer in attendance. The meetings cemented trading partner relationships and enhanced the path to discovery for retailers.

DESERT SUNSET PARTY

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