Your 2020 Focus Agenda

Learn what's in store to keep your vision 2020 focus on home care. Full conference brochure coming soon!

PRE-CONFERENCE: Jan. 28, 2020

We’ll start the summit with an interactive exploration of what industry and leadership issues you are here to work on! After breaking it all down, we’ll engage in some self‐reflection on your leadership journey to date and how that has, or hasn’t. gotten you prepared to meet today’s challenges. The session will continue with an instructional tutorial that will help to make you a better, more confident, and, ultimately, more successful leader. Put it all together with a set of top industry experts on the journey to PDGM success


1-3 p.m.
Refining Your Personal Leadership Style
(Lowell Aplebaum, CAE, CPF, CEO and Strategy Catalyst, Vista Cova)


3:15-4:30 p.m. 
The Quest for Success Under PDGM

  • Stacey Ashworth, Chief Clinical Officer, Select Data
  • Chris Attaya, VP of Business Intelligence, Strategic Healthcare Programs
  • Nick Seabrook, Managing Director & Founding Member, Blacktree Healthcare Consulting

DAY 1: Jan. 29, 2020

9-10 a.m.
Mastering Your Memory (Tyler Enslin)


10-11 a.m. 
Post-Acute Reform Views, and the Implications of Overlooking Long Term Care
(David Grabowski, Professor, Harvard Medical School)


11-11:15 a.m. 

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Creating Drama Free Teams That Get Results (Dennis McIntee, Keynote Speaker, Author, Consultant)


12:15–1:45 p.m. Keynote Luncheon
Staying Power: How to Retain and Recruit Employees (Dennis McIntee, Keynote Speaker, Author, Consultant)



1:45-3:15 p.m.
From Inspiration to Action: The New Ideas that are Moving Home Care Forward (Panel Discussion)

  • Joan Cassano, RN, BSN, MPA, CCM, V.P. Population Health and Care Management, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
  • Renee McInnes, RN, BS, Chief Executive Officer, NVNA and Hospice
  • Jeff Cronin, Director, Data & Analytics, Brewster Ambulance Service


3:30-4:30 p.m
Keeping All the Balls in the Air: How to Cope with Constant Change … And Still Stay Sane! (Rob Peck, Speaker, Juggler, Consultant)

4:30-6 p.m.
Networking Reception


6:30-9 p.m.
Group Dinner (Separate registration required)

DAY 2: Jan. 30, 2020

8:30–9:30 a.m.
On the Giving of Care for Healthcare Providers (Dr. Aaron Blight, Founder, Caregiving Kinetics)


9:30-10:45 a.m.
Bringing Clarity to Home Care with Real‐Time Data Collection (Christy Johnston, MPH, Vice President, Governmental & Managed Care Services, Premier)


10:45–11 a.m.


11 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.
Don’t Face Reality, Change Reality (Pam Grout, International Bestselling Author & Travel Writer)