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about the conference

We hope you can join us for the 2017 Mediware Customer Conference in The Big Easy! We’re excited to host more than 1,000 clients, partners, and team members in New Orleans, August 7-9, 2017. This year’s theme, “Breakthrough to Excellence: Building on the Best,” brings the Mediware Home Care Solutions, Long-Term Services and Supports, Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation Therapy, Respiratory Care, and Housing and Community Services divisions together for product training, education sessions from industry professionals, unique client perspective presentations, and an exhibit hall filled with dozens of our partners. It’s the place to be to stay up to speed on your Mediware product--and have a little fun, too!

Total Conference Attendees

Exhibitors & Sponsors

Total Group Sessions

Guest Speakers


Select your division to view the schedule, learn about the venue, and register!


Home Care Solutions

Home Care Solutions Group includes:
CareTend • CPR+ • Fastrack • Homecare360° • MestaMed • Caretinuum

Respiratory & Rehab

Respiratory & Rehab group includes:
MediLinks Inpatient • MediLinks IRFPPS • MediLinks Outpatient • MediLinks Pre-Admission • MediLinks Acute

Human & Social Services (LTSS & BH)

Human & Social Services Group includes:
AlphaFlex • Harmony • SAMS

Housing & Community Services

Housing & Community Services includes:
ServicePoint • Spero

"Can't MISS" Event

We are excited for the 2017 Mediware Conference in New Orleans. What should you expect when attending this event?

  • Expect over 800 customers
  • See other Mediware products
  • Great guest speakers that appeal to every division
  • Exhibitors from different industries
  • Many networking opportunities with other customers

venue

This year's conference will take place
at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. All
divisions will be housed in the same venue.

Reservations are now available for
all groups (except Respiratory/Rehab).
We have a great room rate of $164 per night
(plus tax) for conference attendees until
July 17, 2017. Mention the Mediware Customer
Conference when calling.

601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 561-1234

reservations available

exhibiting & Sponsorship opportunities

As an exhibitor, you will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with key decision makers in the home care, rehabilitation, respiratory, and health and human services industries. Sponsorship upgrades and opportunities are also available for a fee. As a valued partner, your participation gives you the unique opportunity to:

  • Gain new leads and exposure
  • Connect with new prospects and current customers
  • Deliver product demonstrations to all attendees
  • Display your products/solutions at the Strategic Partner Trade Show
  • Attend exclusive networking events
  • Demonstrate how your solutions can help new customers

Register before July 1, 2017, and receive a $500 discount on your table in the exhibiting area. Contact Kim Carlsen for more details. You can also download our Exhibitor Prospectus TODAY to learn about the opportunities available and the groups that will be represented at the conference.

 

2017 sponsors & exhibitors

PREMIER SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

EXHIBITORS & SPONSORS


Keynote & Closing Speakers

Brad Montegomery

Brad Montegomery

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

Brad Montegomery

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
T. Kelly Mann

T. Kelly Mann

Thomas Kelly Mann has been a director at Mediware since September 4, 2007, when he joined as president and chief executive officer.

T. Kelly Mann

Mediware, CEO

Guest Speakers

Matthew Agnew

Matthew Agnew

Matthew Agnew is a legal health care attorney for Polsinelli.

Matthew Agnew

Health Care Attorney for 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
Michael Crowe

Dr. Michael Crowe

Dr. Crowe serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy for FSU, overseeing pharmacy interns and residents at DSP.

Dr. Michael Crowe

PharmD, MBA, CSP, FMPA
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Jeanne Lugli

Jeanne Lugli

Jeanne has more than 30 years in the home infusion and RT/DME reimbursement industry.

Jeanne Lugli

General Manager, Mediware Reimbursement Services
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

contact

If you have any questions about the 2017 Mediware Customer Conference, please let us know by sending us an email or contacting:

Michelle Caldwell

480-831-7800 ext. 14028