We invite you to our Boston Scientific Arden Hills campus for a panel event on Thursday, September 22nd at 10:00AM Central Time, where leaders from the frontline of healthcare reform explore whether our healthcare system is more efficient, effective and less expensive since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted six years ago.

Join us live to hear multi-perspective views from a policymaker instrumental in designing the ACA, to clinicians and a patient, who will articulate how healthcare reform and the market shift towards value-based care have impacted them.

This panel will be one-hour, webcast live nationally, and only 30 spots will be reserved in-audience at our Arden Hills campus for those in receipt of this invite.

EVP and President, Rhythm Management


Date: Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Time: 10:00AM to 11:00AM CT

Location: Boston Scientific Arden Hills Campus

To Attend, Please RSVP to:

RSVPs will be accepted in the order they are received.



David Cutler

Professor, Harvard University

David Cutler has developed an impressive record of achievement in both academia and the public sector. He served as Assistant Professor of Economics from 1991 to 1995, was named John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Social Sciences in 1995, and received tenure in 1997. He is currently the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics in the Department of Economics and was named Harvard College Professor in 2014.  Professor Cutler holds secondary appointments at the Kennedy School of Government and the School of Public Health.  Professor Cutler was associate dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for Social Sciences from 2003-2008.

Honored for his scholarly work and singled out for outstanding mentorship of graduate students, Professor Cutler's work in health economics and public economics has earned him significant academic and public acclaim. Professor Cutler served on the Council of Economic Advisers and the National Economic Council during the Clinton Administration and has advised the Presidential campaigns of Bill Bradley, John Kerry, and Barack Obama as well as being Senior Health Care Advisor for the Obama Presidential Campaign. Among other affiliations, Professor Cutler has held positions with the National Institutes of Health and the National Academy of Sciences. Currently, Professor Cutler is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the Institute of Medicine, and a Fellow of the Employee Benefit Research Institute.  He advises many companies and groups on health care.

Professor Cutler was a key advisor in the formulation of the recent cost control legislation in Massachusetts, and is one of the members of the Health Policy Commission created to help reduce medical spending in that state.

Professor Cutler is author of two books, several chapters in edited books, and many published papers on the topics of health care and other public policy topics.   Author of Your Money Or Your Life: Strong Medicine for America's Health Care System, published by Oxford University Press, this book, and Professor Cutler's ideas, were the subject of a feature article in the New York Times Magazine, The Quality Cure, by Roger Lowenstein. Cutler's most recent book, The Quality Cure, pursues these themes.  Cutler was recently named one of the 30 people who could have a powerful impact on healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and one of the 50 most influential men aged 45 and younger by Details magazine.

Professor Cutler received an AB from Harvard University (1987) and a PhD in Economics from MIT (1991).

Brad Sutton, MD, MBA

Medical Director, Department of Medicine Outpatient Clinics
Assistant Dean for Health Strategy and Innovation

Dr. Sutton is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean for Health Strategy and Innovation, and a Founder and Director of the Center for Health Process Innovation at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Additionally, he serves as Medical Director for the Department of Medicine Outpatient Clinics and co-directs the MD/MBA Joint Degree Program and the Distinction Track in Business and Leadership. Dr. Sutton specializes in cardiac electrophysiology, with a clinical interest in complex ablations.

Dr. Sutton is a nationally respected lecturer and educator, with a particular interest in innovative healthcare delivery models and health economics. His recent work has focused on developing shared risk contracts with payers and industry, as well as creation of novel payment models in the cardiovascular space.

Dr. Sutton earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He also holds an MBA with a focus on medical services management from Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business.

Kenneth Stein, MD, FACC, FHRS

Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer 
Rhythm Management

Ken Stein, MD, FACC, FHRS, is currently Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Boston Scientific's Rhythm Management Group.

Dr. Stein held the position of Associate Director of Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Cornell University prior to joining Boston Scientific in September of 2009.

Dr. Stein currently oversees the development and execution of clinical strategy for the Company’s Rhythm Management Group including the Cardiac Rhythm Management, Electrophysiology and Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure businesses.

Ken is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College (magna cum laude in Economics), and he earned his MD from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his medical internship and residency at The New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he also completed his cardiology and electrophysiology training. He has published widely in the areas of cardiac electrophysiology with special interest in cardiac resynchronization therapy and risk stratification for sudden cardiac arrest.

Katie Logan

Vice President, Patient Experience
Piedmont Healthcare

Since joining Piedmont Healthcare, a soon to be 7 hospital not for profit health system in north Georgia, in 2009, Katie has developed and led a diverse group of healthcare functions. She currently serves as vice president of Patient Experience for Piedmont, responsible for the development and execution of Piedmont's experience strategy. She leads the practices and innovations that emphasize the consistent delivery of patient centered care, while transforming access, choice and experience for Piedmont.

Prior to this role, Katie served as Piedmont’s vice president for Marketing and Physician Outreach, leading the development and execution of marketing strategy and physician relations efforts to support business growth and enhances brand awareness for the health system, service lines, programs, physician groups, and affiliates.

Starting her career with Piedmont, Katie supported the cardiovascular service line and physician enterprise as the vice president of Strategy and Professional Services. In this role, Katie managed and lead business development, strategic planning and project management for Piedmont Heart Institute and Piedmont Physicians Group.

Prior to joining Piedmont Katie was a management consultant with KPMG, a global tax, audit, and advisory professional services firm. In that capacity she provided strategic and business planning, project management, performance improvement, and change management consulting services for a variety of clients across the US in various industries including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, and technology.

Katie holds a BBA, Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia.