FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2024

MainCon Day 3

Attend the Exclusive AHCA General Session, Along With Informative Breakout Sessions, Networking Opportunities, and the Finale of HomeCareCon 2024

Learning Tracks

HomeCareCon offers a personalized learning experience with five distinct tracks for workshops and sessions, designed to help you plan your conference agenda to best suit your professional interests and needs:

  • General (something for everyone!)
  • Medicare
  • Private Care/Private Duty
  • Clinical & Quality Improvement
  • Operations, Financial & Human Resources

By selecting the tracks that align with your role and goals, you can maximize your time at HomeCareCon and gain valuable insights specific to your area of expertise. Join us to expand your knowledge, network with peers, and stay updated on the latest industry trends. Stay tuned for continuing education information.

Agenda At-A-Glance

8:00 AM

  • Registration & Breakfast Brainstorming: Role Edition

8:15 AM

  • Governmental Affairs Task Force Meeting

9:00 AM

  • Florida's Home Health Regulatory Landscape: Updates and Insights From AHCA (Smoak & Lowery)

10:20 AM

  • Morning Break

10:35 AM

  • Empowering Home Health Agencies in Managed Care Success (Wild & Gaboury)
  • Talent Optimization: Maximizing Business Results Through Strategic People Management (Ramseck)
  • Leveraging AI in Home Health Care: Practical Applications and Considerations (Garcia)
  • Revolutionizing Home Health: Unlocking the Advantages of Virtual Visits for Enhanced Patient Care (Selman-Holman)
  • Mastering the Art of Wound Dressing: The Six Rights for Optimal Administration (Richlen)
  • Home Care Mergers & Acquisitions Strategies for Success (Boynton)

8:00 AM-9:00 AM | Networking | Citron North-Center

Breakfast Brainstorming: Role Edition

Join us for an exclusive networking event designed specifically for executives and professionals in the home care industry. This unique gathering offers the perfect opportunity to connect with peers in your specific role, brainstorm innovative solutions, and collaborate on common challenges. Each distinct group will have a designated facilitator to help lead discussions and provide key insights to participants. Whether you're an owner, administrator, or supervisor, you'll find a welcoming environment to ask questions, share ideas, gain insights, and build valuable relationships. Don't miss out on this chance to enhance your professional network, engage in meaningful discussions, and contribute to your future in home care. Make plans to attend and be part of a community dedicated to excellence and growth in home care!

  • Clinical Supervisors with facilitator Christina Crumbley, Tidal Healthcare Consulting
  • Human Resource & Sales Executives with facilitator Cindy Lavoie, Interim Healthcare of NorthWest Florida
  • Medicaid Agency Executives with facilitator Olive Gaye, GenCare Resources
  • Medicare Financial Executives with facilitator Melinda Gaboury, Healthcare Provider Solutions
  • Owners, Administrators & Operators with facilitator Denise Bellville, the Home Care Association of Florida
  • Non-Medical Private Duty Executives with facilitator Jessica Devine, the Home Care Association of Florida

9:00 AM-10:20 AM | General Track | Citron North-Center

Florida's Home Health Regulatory Landscape: Updates and Insights From AHCA

Kimberly Smoak & Susan Lowery, Agency for Health Care Administration

Join us for an informative session led by senior officials of the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), the primary regulatory body overseeing home health agencies in Florida. In this session, attendees will gain valuable insights into the latest legislative updates enacted during the 2024 Florida Legislative Session, with a specific focus on how these changes impact home health agencies. The speaker will provide an overview of recent regulatory developments affecting the industry and highlight common survey deficiencies observed in inspections.

This session offers a unique opportunity for home health agency leaders to stay informed about the regulatory landscape and ensure compliance with current standards. Attendees will have the chance to ask questions directly to the speaker, gaining clarity on key issues and addressing specific concerns relevant to their agencies. Don't miss this invaluable opportunity to engage with AHCA and enhance your understanding of the regulatory environment shaping the future of home health care in Florida.

10:35 AM-11:25 AM | Medicare Track | Citron North-Center

Empowering Home Health Agencies in Managed Care Success

Melinda Gaboury & Regina Wild, Healthcare Provider Solutions

Join us for a session designed to equip you with essential tools for effectively managing the process of contracting and negotiating managed care agreements. Our expert speakers will share invaluable insights and best practices to optimize the potential of these contracts, ensuring your agency is well-prepared for sustained success and growth in the ever-evolving health care landscape. Don't miss out on this opportunity to fortify your agency and thrive in managed care environments.

10:35 AM-11:55 AM | Operations, Financial & Human Resources Track | Citron East

Talent Optimization: Maximizing Business Results Through Strategic People Management

Marty Ramseck, PI Midlantic

Disengagement among employees impacts over 20% of the workforce, leading to significant costs for companies. Talent optimization plays a crucial role in bridging the gap between business strategy and results by aligning people and business strategies, thereby fostering high-performing teams and cultures.

In this session, participants will explore various strategies to optimize their workforce. They will learn how to use diagnostics, strategic hiring, and effective inspiration to unlock the full potential of their team members. Specifically, they will discover how to utilize people data to intentionally shape leadership, culture, and team dynamics. Insights will be provided on defining necessary roles within the organization and aligning them with the right individuals, thereby increasing the likelihood of success. Additionally, attendees will explore techniques for better understanding employees, enabling them to reduce conflict, minimize organizational toxicity, and enhance communication effectiveness. Ultimately, the session aims to eliminate distractions that hinder results and drive organizational success.

10:35 AM-11:25 AM | Private Care/Private Duty Track | Citron West

Leveraging AI in Home Health Care: Practical Applications and Considerations

Hector Garcia, INMYTEAM

Join us for a session exploring the effective use of artificial intelligence (AI) and ChatGPT in home care. Discover their capabilities and applications, and master efficient AI prompt implementation. This session will also address key considerations, including security and HIPAA compliance, ensuring ethical use. Don't miss the opportunity to explore AI's potential in shaping the future of home health care.

10:35 AM-11:55 AM | Medicare Track | Meyer 1

Revolutionizing Home Health: Unlocking the Advantages of Virtual Visits for Enhanced Patient Care

Lisa Selman-Holman, McBee

Join McBee experts for a presentation on the untapped advantages of telehealth in home care. This session includes a review of the regulatory framework surrounding virtual care, ensuring compliance while optimizing patient outcomes. Attendees will discover the myriad benefits of integrating virtual visits, from improved accessibility to tailored care plans. Gain practical strategies for seamlessly incorporating virtual care into your operations, fostering a patient-centered approach that elevates overall healthcare outcomes. Don't miss this opportunity to unlock the full potential of virtual visits and shape a future of enhanced and efficient patient care in home health.

10:35 AM-11:25 AM | Clinical & Quality Improvement Track | Meyer 2

Mastering the Art of Wound Dressing: The Six Rights for Optimal Administration

Denise Richlen, Archangel of Mercy

With a plethora of wound dressings available, it can be challenging to ensure your agency is selecting the right ones while adhering to Medicare guidelines. In this session, attendees will enhance their understanding of how to choose the appropriate dressings for various wounds. Drawing inspiration from “The Five Rights of Medication Administration,” we introduce “The Six Rights of Wound Dressing Administration,” equipping your agency with the necessary tools for informed decisions from both clinical and business perspectives. By getting wound care topical supplies right, providers can achieve better wound healing outcomes and improved financial returns for all involved.

10:35 AM-11:25 AM | General Track | Sunburst

Home Care Mergers & Acquisitions Strategies for Success

Rachel Boynton, Athena M&A

This session is focused on navigating mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in home care. The presentation will outline the deal process, highlighting key considerations to prepare for potential pitfalls that could derail your M&A efforts. From managing emotional stress to establishing an effective M&A team and defining favorable deal terms, the speaker will provide key insights to help you navigate the complexities of M&A transactions. Don't miss this opportunity to equip yourself with the knowledge and strategies needed to ensure successful M&A outcomes for your organization.

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