Dr. Summer Knight

Summer Knight, MD, MBA, is a Managing Director in the Life Sciences & Healthcare Consulting practice at Deloitte, where her team focuses on Humanizing Healthcare through consumer engagement and activation, digital and virtual health, care delivery transformation, value-based care, and drivers of health and health equity.

Prior to joining Deloitte, she served as a firefighter/paramedic-turned-physician; Strategic Head of Digital Brands at Aetna’s private equity organization, Healthagen; National Medical Executive on Client Innovations at Cigna; the Chief Medical Officer at the Agency for HealthCare Administration of the State of Florida; and Chief of Staff of a healthcare system, leading the Emergency and Urgent Care Department. A serial entrepreneur, she was also the founder and CEO of FirecrackerHealth, which provided industry clients a best-in-class, consumer-centric virtual healthcare system on a digital care activation platform (DCAP) that improved quality, access, and outcomes while managing costs.

Dr. Knight speaks about the Future of Healthcare, Humanizing Healthcare, transforming care delivery through Connected Health (cHealth), and new standards of organizational Healthfulness. She also shares on Success&Impact. Below are samplings of the speeches:

Speech Topics

01

CONNECTED HEALTH OR CHEALTH

  • Current & Future
  • Problems Addressed / Impact
  • Stage of Market / Competitive Landscape
02

FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE: HUMANIZING HEALTHCARE

  • Population Health to Precision Medicine
  • Consumer Engagement and Activation
  • Natural Support Network
    • Benefits
    • Challenges
    • Instituting
03

TRANSFORMING CARE DELIVERY

  • Connected Health
  • Activating the Healthcare Consumer and Caregiver
  • Telehealth and Telemedicine
  • Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Care Coordination
04

HEALTHFULNESS

  • Healthfulness Centers of America
  • Healthy Company
05

SUCCESS & IMPACT

  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Woman Entrepreneur
  • Healthcare entrepreneur
  • 1HumanKind

“Dr. Knight is indeed a visionary, but with both feet on the ground.

– Healthcare Innovation

Fueled to empower humans to champion each other, 1HumanKind enacts change and drives innovation through focused advocacy.

1HumanKind is an organization “Celebrating Human Diversity & Commonalities to create an ecosystem where we can feel united as 1HumanKind”. Driving change through focused advocacy, 1HumanKind seeks to hardwire humanity and compassion into our collective interactions, empower others to achieve their potential and live their best life, and work with leadership on a local, national, and global scale to facilitate peace and collaboration.
We are thrilled that all proceeds from the Humanizing Healthcare book will go towards 1HumanKind to address health equities.

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Humanizing Healthcare: Hardwire Humanity into the Future of Health