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Executive Leadership Track Expanded at Medtrade

July 11, 2016

ATLANTA – An eventful year in the HME industry comes to a head on Oct 31, 2016, when Medtrade kicks off in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. The nation’s premiere HME-focused event is scheduled for Oct 31-Nov 3, a four-day event that is designed to foster unity during changing times for the industry.

Strong leadership is essential for proper change management, and Medtrade presenters are responding with expanded offerings in the executive leadership track. See planned sessions below.

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 – 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
Priority Management for HME
Speaker: Esther Apter, CEO, MedFORCE Technologies
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Location: C208
Level: Advanced

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 – 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Integrating EHRs: A History of Meaningful Use and What it Might Mean to the HME Provider When Considering Technology and Integration
Speaker: Kimberly Commito, Director Product Management, Mediware
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Location: C204
Level: Intermediate

Mon, Oct 31, 2016 – 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
HME Data, Facts & Statistics: You CAN Access It!
Speaker: Mark Higley, Vice President – Regulatory Affairs, VGM Group, Inc.
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Location: C212
Level: Intermediate

Tue, Nov 1, 2016 – 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Building and Maintaining a Healthy Organization
Speaker: Richard Davis, President, HirePowerHR
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Advanced

Tue, Nov 1, 2016 – 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Strategic Planning Within an Environment of Constant Change
Speaker: Gary Sheehan, President and CEO, Cape Medical Supply, Inc
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Advanced

Tue, Nov 1, 2016 – 4:00 PM to 5:00 AM
Ensure your Future in the Post Acute Care World
Speaker: Miriam Lieber, President, Lieber Consulting LLC
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Advanced

Tue, Nov 1, 2016 – 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
M+A Management
Speaker: Sean Timmons, Shareholder, Polsinelli P.C.
Speaker: Jeffrey Baird, Attorney, Brown & Fortunato, P.C.
Speaker: Bradley Smith, Managing Director/Partner, Vertess
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Advanced

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
How Claims Data Reveal Clinical Trends Affecting the HME Industry
Speaker: Robin Gelburd, President, FAIR Health
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Intermediate

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Current Trends in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Alternate Payment Models (APMs) and their impact on the HME/DME provider
Speaker: Michelle Templin, VP Strategic Business Development, MHA ACO Network
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Introductory

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
The Focus, Thoughts & Actions of High-Achievers in Business
Speaker: John Lees, 2nd gap manager, Vionic Group LLC
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Intermediat

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
CLARITY – How to Get it, How to Keep it and How to Use it to Balance Your life
Speaker: Steven Cesari, President and CEO, The Cesari Companies
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Introductory

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Untangling the Web of Automation
Speaker: Ron Dixon, VP of Consulting, Laboratory Tactical Consulting
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Advanced

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Purpose & Profit in HME
Speaker: Ron Dixon, VP of Consulting, Laboratory Tactical Consulting
Speaker: Anna McDevitt, CEO, Laboratory Tactical Consulting
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Intermediate

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
Leadership – Generate a Culture of Excellence through Motivation and Coaching
Speaker: Miriam Lieber, President, Lieber Consulting LLC
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Intermediate

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
New Age DME for the Aging Population – How Durable Medical Equipment Providers can Prove Disease Management Expertise
Speaker: Cheryl Henninger, Independent Healthcare Consultant
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Advanced

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
All-in-One versus Best-of-Breed – How to choose software that is right for you.
A panel moderated by Medforce Technologies
Speaker: Miranda Beam, General Manager, Red Ball Medical Supply
Speaker: Katie Allen, A/R Specialist Team Lead, PromptCare Respiratory
Speaker: Ellen Sluder, Vice President, Medforce Technologies
Speaker: Caryn Stephens, CFO, All Med, LLC
Speaker: Bryan Hines, COO, Laboratory Tactical Consulting
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Advanced

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
How Telehealth Technologies are Changing the Homecare Landscape
Speaker: Jeff Jones, Senior Manager, Schumacher Clinical Partners Consulting
Speaker: Jay Backstrom, Partner, Schumacher Clinical Partners Consulting
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Intermediate

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 – 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Women in HME – The View from the Ladies’ Room
Speaker: Christa Miehe, President, Essentially Women
Type: Conference
Track: Executive Leadership
Level: Intermediate