4H Center | November 1, 2018

About the Healthcare Symposium

The 2018 Healthcare Symposium will be held on November 1, 2018 at the 4-H Center. The keynote speaker, Tabitha Ponte, will be focusing on a project she is currently assembling called the Vertical Medical City. She will speak on her vision, what it means for the future of healthcare and why technology and innovation play an important role in improving the overall process flow and patient experience. This project encompasses facilities & services, consumerism and the idea of virtual health. The panel will focus on patient/process flows, effective design and architecture, and technological innovation - which are all key factors in successfully implementing the Vertical Medical City concept, as well as push hospital systems to continue technological advancements and efficiency for patient experience in the medical world.

Keynote Speaker:



CEO of Ponte Health Global Corporation & Ponte Health, P.A.

2018 Speakers

The 2018 Healthcare Symposium will feature 3 panelist speakers

Rob Lau

Steelcase, Inc. | Managing Director Healthcare Sales, Steelcase Health

Carrie Baker

Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus | CEO

Dan Paoletti

Ohio Health Information Partnership | CEO


november 1

7:30AM - 8:00AM

Breakfast + Networking



Breakfast will be catered by Metro Cuisine starting at 8:00AM.



We will be starting the program at 7:30AM with a networking opportunity before the event begins. You will be able to have a meet and greet with the panelists, as well as the Keynote speaker.

8:00AM - 9:00AM

General Program


Keynote speaker - tabitha ponte

Our Keynote Speaker will be giving a brief presentation on her latest project, Vertical Medical City (VMC) in Orlando, FL.


Panelist Discussion

Our 3 panelists will focus on technology, design and patient process flow, as well as other trends that are happening in the Healthcare industry.

Columbus, OH