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James N. Weinstein, D.O.

CEO, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Dr. James Weinstein is Chief Executive Officer and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health. Under his leadership, Dartmouth-Hitchcock is working to create a “sustainable health system” for the patients and communities it serves, for generations to come.

As a researcher and internationally renowned spine surgeon, Dr. Weinstein developed the classification system by which surgeons around the world treat cancers of the spine. He also founded the multidisciplinary Spine Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, which has become an international model for patient-centered health care delivery. In 2015, Dr. Weinstein co-developed ImagineCare, a virtual health care system that incorporates 24/7 connectivity to manage chronic diseases outside the traditional bricks and mortar hospital based systems.

Professional highlights include:

  • Named one of “The 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare magazine and top “Physician Leaders to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Recipient of the 2015 Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organization and 2017 recipient of the American Hospital Association’s Justin Form Kimball Innovator’s Award
  • Author of Unraveled: Prescriptions to Repair a Broken Health Care System (2016)

2017 Sessions

Wednesday, September 27

Session 1: Mind the Gap

3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Mayo Civic Center, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom

What are the fundamental divides between people (not only patients) and health? Why are these gaps the pivotal issues for transforming health care now? The opening session sets the stage for Transform 2017.

Wednesday, September 27

Meet the Speakers

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Mayo Civic Center, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom
Each main stage session is followed by an opportunity to meet the session speakers in a relaxed setting. Bring your ideas and questions for a lively conversation.