The Florida Alliance 26th Annual National Conference and Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors Sponsors

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Stephen R. Stitt, National Account Director, Employers

Cigna® is innovating to meet the evolving needs of customers, clients and communities – and remaining true to our mission – to help improve health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve across the globe and in local governments. Cigna® products are offered by Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company or affiliates.

Beth Smith, Government & Education Manager

Global One develops and administers bundled rate provider networks focusing on ambulatory surgery centers. These networks provide innovative value-based surgical delivery and payment systems to plan sponsors and offer low-cost, high-quality surgical and post-acute services in the most efficient settings possible.

Chip Burgett, SVP, Payer Partnerships

Grand Rounds is a new kind of healthcare company that delivers products and services to provide the best possible healthcare experience.

Paul Lidbom

Health Plans, Inc. (HPI), a Harvard Pilgrim company, is an industry leading TPA specializing in uniquely designed health benefit solutions that control medical costs, lower employer risk and improve employee health. With over 35 years of expertise, HPI brings innovative solutions to employers seeking more than a “one size fits all” health plan.

Tom Uline, Health Strategies and Innovations Senior Executive

Optum is a leading health services innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 160,000 people collaborating worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to improve the delivery, quality and efficiency of health care.

Christopher Cote, Vice President, Employer Client Development

Orlando Health is a $3.4 billion not-for-profit healthcare organization and a community-based network of hospitals, physician practices and outpatient care centers across Central Florida. The organization is home to the area’s only Level One Trauma Center and is a statutory teaching hospital system that offers both specialty and community hospitals.

Michael B. Stubee, Assistant Vice President

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCRX) is a specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing and improving postsurgical outcomes for acute care practitioners and their patients. The company’s flagship product, EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) was commercially launched in the United States in April 2012. EXPAREL utilizes DepoFoam®, a unique and proprietary product delivery technology that encapsulates drugs without altering their molecular structure, and releases them over a desired period of time. To learn more about Pacira, including the corporate mission to reduce overreliance on opioids, visit

Miranda Boys, Associate Director, Market Access & Reimbursement

Remedy delivers software and services enabling health insurers and health care providers to organize and finance health care around patient episodes of care. The Company’s bundled payment network serves Medicare and private insurers and manages over $9 billion of annual health spending.

Tami Hutchison, Senior Director

Thanks to the unwavering dedication of our family of associates, Rosen Hotels & Resorts® has become one of the most respected names in the hospitality industry. We own and operate nine quality properties in the Orlando destination market, all with a commitment to providing high quality hospitality products. Our company also offers information technology services through Millennium Technology Group, our technology subsidiary, and insurance and risk management services through ProvInsure, our insurance agency. This family of related businesses creates a synergy that maximizes operational efficiency for our company and our clients.

Guided by founder and president Harris Rosen’s high standards of quality and unsurpassed service, a team of experienced professionals fulfills our ongoing commitment to guest and associate satisfaction. Numerous hospitality industry awards, employee longevity and a reputation for quality have fueled our growth for close to 45 years.

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

Caroline Noke, Account Executive

Welldoc® is a leading digital therapeutic company revolutionizing chronic disease management to help transform lives. BlueStar® helps guide individuals through the complicated journey of living with chronic diseases, with a goal of helping them self-manage their conditions, while connecting them to their own healthcare team.

Laurel Pickering, EVP, Enterprise Solutions