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Mobile Conference App

Conference Mobile App Now Available!

The Mediware Customer Conference mobile app, sponsored by TrendFinder LTSS, is now available to download. This app allows attendees to:

  • Search for and bookmark sessions you want to attend.
  • Take and store notes in the app.
  • Participate in Activity Stream, our conference social networking tool.
  • Locate sessions and exhibitors using interactive maps.
  • Access exclusive content.
  • Rate sessions and speakers immediately after a session.

Access to the app's content is only available to registered conference attendees.

 

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Keynote & Closing Speakers

Brad Montegomery

Brad Montgomery

Audiences and meeting planners describe Brad as “authentic.” He’s a real guy on stage and off.

Brad Montgomery

Opening Keynote Speaker
Kristen Yntema

Kristen Yntema

At age 15, Kristen Yntema got an early start in health care and a commitment to serving others by becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant.

Kristen Yntema

President and CEO of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro
Bill Miller

Bill Miller

Bill Miller was named Chief Executive Officer of Mediware in July 2017.

Bill Miller

Mediware, President & CEO
T. Kelly Mann

T. Kelly Mann

Thomas Kelly Mann served as president and CEO of Mediware until July 2017.

T. Kelly Mann

Mediware Board Member

Guest Speakers

Matthew Agnew

Matthew Agnew

Matthew Agnew is a legal health care attorney for Polsinelli.

Matthew Agnew

Health Care Attorney for Polsinelli
Phillip Allen

Phillip Allen

Phillip has over seven years of experience working on issues associated with ending and preventing homelessness.

Phillip Allen

Associate for Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC)
Stephen Angelette

Stephen Angelette

Stephen applies his unique understanding of health care issues toward representing hospitals, physician groups, and other health care professionals.

Stephen Angelette

Associate, Polsinelli
Martin Baker

Martin Baker

Mr. Baker came to UMass Medical School from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.

Martin Baker

Senior Director, Strategic Growth & Business Development, Commonwealth Medicine, UMass Medical School
Jeff Baird

Jeff Baird

Jeffrey Baird is the Chairman of the Health Care Group of Brown & Fortunato, P.C.

Jeff Baird

Chairman of the Health Care Group of Brown & Fortunato, P.C.
Helen Cotton

Helen Cotton

Helen’s goal as an HMIS Program Coordinator is to use her teaching experience to effectively train case managers

Helen Cotton

HMIS Program Coordinator, United Way of the Midlands & Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless
Krystal Craddock

Krystal Craddock

Krystal started her career in respiratory therapy almost 10 years ago.

Krystal Craddock

BSRC, RRT-NPS, CCM
Logan Davis

Logan Davis

Logan Davis is an infusion and specialty pharmacy professional.

Logan Davis

PharmD, MBA, Director of Franchise Development for Vital Care, Inc
Gerben DeJong

Gerben DeJong

Gerben DeJong is a Senior Fellow for Health Policy & Post-acute Care (emeritus) at the MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH).

Gerben DeJong

Senior Fellow for Health Policy & Post-acute Care (Emertis)
Genelle Denzin

Genelle Denzin

Genelle has over 10 years of database and report design experience.

Genelle Denzin

HMIS Data Analyst, Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)
Gail Drescher

Gail Drescher

Gail is also an editorial assistant/manuscript reviewer for the American Association for Respiratory Care.

Gail Drescher

MA RRT, Clinical Specialist, Pulmonary Services Department, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
James Favre

James Favre

James Favre, CPHIMS, is an Application Analyst for Aspirus Inc. responsible for support of the MediLinks application for Rehab and Respiratory Therapies.

James Favre

Application Analyst – IT Dept, Aspirus, Inc.
Gene Gantt

Gene Gantt

Gene introduced and successfully codified a set of core standards of care which were adopted in Tennessee as operational rules for skilled nursing facilities.

Gene Gantt

President, CEO, Eventa
Rick Gawenda

Rick Gawenda

Mr. Gawenda is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and Michigan Physical Therapy Association (MPTA).

Rick Gawenda

PT, Founder and President of Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc.
Bruce Gehring

Bruce Gehring

Since 2008, Bruce has been responsible for business development representing Allegiance Group in the HME/DME industry.

Bruce Gehring

Allegiance Group, SVP, Business Development
Robert Joyner

Robert Joyner

Robert teaches his students the value of evidence-based medicine and the need to support opinions with peer-reviewed evidence and robust critical thinking.

Robert Joyner

Director - Respiratory Therapy Program, Salisbury University
Julie Keegstra

Julie Keegstra

Julie work spans both the business administration and the clinical care functions for Fairview’s infusion services.

Julie Keegstra

Sr. Business Analyst, Fairview Home Infusion - Fairview Pharmacy Service, LLC
Caryn Kovatch

Caryn Kovatch

Caryn joined ABILITY in 2015 to lead the alignment, growth and expansion of key business partners of ABILITY.

Caryn Kovatch

Senior Director of Strategic Partner Development, ABILITY Network
Ron Lanton

Ron Lanton

Ron Lanton has over 20 combined years of government affairs and legal experience.

Ron Lanton

President, True North Political Solutions
Nancy Latham

Nancy Latham, PhD

Dr. Latham is particulary interested in innovative interventions to extend the benefits of rehabilitation programs in people with disability.

Nancy Latham, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University
Matt Lager

Matt Lager

Matt has over 15 years of system, network, and software development experience.

Matt Lager

Chief Technology Officer
Jon Love

Jon Love

Jon Love started his career with Rock-Pond in 2013.

Jon Love

Chief Operating Officer
John Larscheid

John Larscheid

John has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare, having worked with some of the nation’s largest EHR and DME vendors

John Larscheid

Director of Sales Engineering and Sales Strategy , ABILITY Network
Justin Moore

Justin Moore

Justin also serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Center of Health Services Training and Research.

Justin Moore

CEO, American Physical Therapy Association
Nan Nathenson

Nan Nathenson

Nan is a respiratory therapist with over 30 years of experience from ICU to Rehabilitation.

Nan Nathenson

RRT, RYT, Education Coordinator, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Paul Nathenson

Paul Nathenson

Paul has more than twenty years of experience in free standing medical rehabilitation facilities.

Paul Nathenson

Naturopath and Advance Practice Registered Nurse
Stacey Ness

Stacey Ness

Stacey has worked in both national specialty pharmacy and payer organizations and has experience in clinical management, adherence and persistency programs.

Stacey Ness

Senior Director of Specialty Clinical Services at Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
Ellen Strunk

Ellen Strunk

Ellen is owner of Rehab Resources & Consulting, Inc., a company providing continuing education, consulting and audit/review services for post-acute care settings.

Ellen Strunk

Owner, Rehab Resources & Consulting, Inc.
Nora Super

Nora Super

Nora has worked in a variety of leadership roles in the public and private sectors, including academia.

Nora Super

Chief, Programs and Services, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Pete Tanguay

Pete Tanguay

As founder and President, Pete provides vision and leadership for The Pond.

Pete Tanguay

Founder and President, Rock-Pond Solutions
Laura Williard

Laura Williard

Laura Williard has served in the HME community for more than 24 years.

Laura Williard

Vice President of Payer Relations, AAHomecare
Robin Miller Zweifel

Robin Miller Zweifel

Robin possesses 25-plus years of healthcare industry experience, including 16 years in the clinical laboratory setting.

Robin Miller Zweifel

Senior Vice President of Revenue Capture, Panacea Healthcare Solutions

Mediware Speakers

Todd Bransford

Todd Bransford

Todd Bransford has responsibility for the business operations of Mediware Human and Social Services.

Todd Bransford

GM, Long-Term Services & Supports
Gabe Cate

Gabe Cate

Bio coming soon.

Gabe Cate

GM, Human and Community Services
Ben Chapman

Ben Chapman

Mr. Chapman's success-oriented sales approach enabled him to advance to become Director of Sales and now Vice President of Sales.

Ben Chapman

Vice President of Sales, Kinnser
Kim Commito

Kim Commito

Kim researches industry regulations and trends, monitors customer requirements, drives the development of the various solutions.

Kim Commito

Director, HCS Product Manager
Levin Corbin

Levin Corbin

Bio coming soon.

Levin Corbin

Manager of Client Services – Housing and Community Services
Keith Ewell

Keith Ewell

Keith has more than 21 years of experience bridging the communication gap between human services and IT professionals.

Keith Ewell

VP, Product Management, Human and Social Services Division
Stuart Foster

Stuart Foster

Stuart’s passion is delivering technology solutions that bring real value to clinicians, patients and clients alike.

Stuart Foster

GM, Rehabilitation & Respiratory Care Division
Shawn Hewitt

Shawn Hewitt

Shawn’s primary role at Mediware is the Product Manager of the rehab products.

Shawn Hewitt

OTR/L- Rehab Product Manager at Mediware
David Jones

David Jones

David has a Master’s Degree in psychology and is a Licensed Psychological Associate in NC.

David Jones

Business Unit Director Mediware Behavioral Health
Paul O'Toole

Paul O'Toole

The healthcare market appeals to Paul, as it is dynamic and personal and brings positive change to individual lives and communities.

Paul O'Toole

VP & GM, Home Care Solutions
Jim Sackett

Jim Sackett

Jim has been with the company since 2007.

Jim Sackett

Director of Product Management for Aging Solutions
Dennis Stevenson

Dennis Stevenson

He is a key contributor to the new MediLinks 2016 Web-based system, and has led many innovations in both the company’s inpatient and outpatient rehab solutions.

Dennis Stevenson

Product Manager