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Let’s Build the Future of Care at Home, Together

Delivering the best healthcare at home requires leadership, innovation and fresh ideas. A shift in workforce needs, healthcare consumer demands and other market forces require new thinking and new solutions. Collective engagement and wisdom are needed now, more than ever, to meet the rapidly growing demand for quality care at home for more people globally.

The Axxess Growth, Innovation and Leadership Experience, known as AGILE, will bring together the brightest thought leaders, policymakers, technology innovators, and care teams to envision a shared future of healthcare at home. The AGILE conference will provide knowledge, insights, leadership approaches, up to twelve hours of clinical continuing education units (CEUs), and access to new solutions to help solve the challenges we face as we build the future of care at home, together.

Don’t miss out on this unique experience. Join us at the Irving Convention Center in Dallas, TX
April 21-24, 2024.

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AGILE Conference Agenda

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Registration Open

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Product Advisory Board Meeting

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration Desk Open

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Client Experience Solutions Desk

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Innovation Showcase

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Opening Session

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Concurrent Education Sessions

Home Health Session

Reimagining Home Health Technology and AI to Transform Care

• Presenter: John McGuire, CEO, Zing Performance
• Presenter: Arlene Maxim, Senior Vice President of Clinical Services, Axxess
Panel Moderator: Mike Carr, PT, Director of Training and Education, Axxess

Hospice Session

Improving Hospice and Palliative Care with Predictive Insights

• Presenter: Jessica McGlory, Founder and CEO, Guaranteed Hospice
Panel Moderator: Zaundra Ellis, Vice President of Hospice Solutions, Axxess 

Home Care Session

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Home Care

• Presenter: Sara Wilson, President and CEO, Home Assist Health
• Presenter: Guy Tommasi Jr., BS, MS, Senior Vice President, Managing Consultant—Home Care Services, Corcoran Consultants
Panel Moderator: Ryan Klaustermeier, MSN, RN, Vice President of Professional Services, Axxess

Financial Session

When the Quadruple Aim Met Technology

• Presenter: Scott Flannery, CEO, UHC of Texas
• Presenter: Dr. Peter Schoch, Chief Health Officer, Kno2
Panel Moderator: Christina Andrews, Senior Director of Professional Services 

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Innovation Showcase

1:05 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

General Session

Embracing Risk to Reimagine Healthcare

Panel Moderator: Shradha Aiyer, Vice President of Product Development & Engineering, Axxess

Panelists:

Brent Korte, CEO Frontpoint Health
Kim King, CEO, Home Care Network
Dr. Harry Saag, National Medical Director, Walgreens Health
Katie Emrick, Senior Vice President Business Development & Account Management, CareCentrix
Dr. Cameron Berg, Executive Vice President--Clinical Strategy, Pearl Health

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Concurrent Education Sessions

Home Health Session

How to Be a Successful Value-Based Provider

• Presenter: Brent Kort, CEO, Frontpoint Health
• Presenter: Wendy Conlon, MSPT, Senior Vice President Client Experience, Axxess
Panel Moderator: Mike Carr, PT, Director of Training and Education, Axxess

Hospice Session

Lessons from the Field: Hospice VBID Success Stories

• Presenter: Alisa Gerke, Executive Director, Unity Hospice & Palliative Care
• Presenter: Aaron Little, CPA, Managing Director at FORVIS
Panel Moderator: Zaundra Ellis, Vice President of Hospice Solutions, Axxess 

Home Care Session

Seamless Transition: Engaging Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions

• Presenter: Chris Comeaux, President and CEO, Telios Collaborative Network
• Presenter: Eric Scharber, Executive Vice President, SimiTree
Panel Moderator: Ryan Klaustermeier, MSN, RN, Vice President of Professional Services, Axxess

Financial Session

The Next Frontier in Payment Innovation

• Presenter: Fred Bentley, Managing Director, Medicare Innovation ATI Advisory
• Presenter: Mark Sharp, Partner, FORVIS
Panel Moderator: Christina Andrews, Senior Director of Professional Services 

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Innovation Showcase

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Registration/ Information Desk

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Client Experience Solutions Desk

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Innovation Showcase

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Concurrent Education Sessions

Home Health Session

Workforce Hacks to Help Organizations Thrive

• Presenter: Claudia Baker, Senior Manager—Consulting, SimiTree
• Presenter: Adrian Killebrew, MBA, Senior Vice President of Sales
Panel Moderator: Mike Carr, PT, Director of Training and Education, Axxess

Hospice Session

Cultivating a Committed Workforce

• Presenter: Sonnie Linebarger, RN, Founder and CEO, Evoke Greatness
Panel Moderator: Zaundra Ellis, Vice President of Hospice Solutions, Axxess 

Home Care Session

Workforce Innovation through Immigration

• Presenter: Fatou Ceesay, President and CEO, Cairasu All Things Alzheimer’s & Cairasu Home Care
Panel Moderator: Ryan Klaustermeier, MSN, RN, Vice President of Professional Services, Axxess

Financial Session

Creating Revenue at Scale through Consolidation

• Presenter: Marc Love, Vice President of Contracting Strategy, Kaiser Permanente
• Presenter: Devon Grifith, Chief Operating Officer, AuthoraCare Collective
Panel Moderator: Christina Andrews, Senior Director of Professional Services 

10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

General Session

Building a Sustainable Nursing Workforce

Panel Moderator: Marcylle Combs, President/Owner, MAC Legacy

Panelists:

Marcia B. Proto, M.Ed, CAS, Executive Director, The Connecticut Center for Nursing Workforce, Inc.
Kayla Davis, Research Specialist V, TX Center for Nursing Workforce Studies
Clark Ruttinger, MPA, MBA, Director of Health Workforce Consulting and Life Sciences Consulting at Global Data.
Kathy Driscoll, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CCM, Chief Nursing Officer, Humana.

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Innovation Showcase

1:05 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

General Session

Standing up to Scrutiny from Auditors, Payers and Politicians

Panel Moderator: Fred Bently, Managing Director, Medicare Innovation ATI Advisory

Panelists:

Joy Cameron, Assistant Vice President, Public Policy, Humana
Alisa Gerke, Executive Director, Unity Hospice & Palliative Care
Shradha Aiyer, Vice President of Product Development & Engineering, Axxess

2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Innovation Showcase

2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Solution Optimization Workshops

• Home Health
• Hospice/ Palliative
• Home Care
• Financial

6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Party at AGILE

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Registration Desk Open

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Innovation Showcase

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Client Experience Solutions Desk

9:50 a.m. - 10:20 p.m.

General Session

Innovation Domination: A Deep Dive into Technologies Role in the Care at Home Industry

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Concurrent Education Sessions

Home Health Session

Outcome-Driven Care for Financial Success

• Presenter: Teresa Harbour, RN, Chief Operating Officer, Community Health Accreditation Partner
• Presenter: Bud Langham, PT, MBA, Executive Vice President, enhabit Home Health & Hospice
Panel Moderator: Mike Carr, PT, Director of Training and Education, Axxess

Hospice Session

Hospice Audits: What to Expect and How to Prepare

• Presenter: Bob Markette, Esq., Hall Render
• Presenter: Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, BSN, RN, CHC, Vice President of Quality and Standards, Community Health Accreditation Partner
Panel Moderator: Zaundra Ellis, Vice President of Hospice Solutions, Axxess 

Home Care Session

Compliance, Quality, and Scrutiny in Home Care

• Presenter: Maxine Hochhauser, CEO, HealthPro-Heritage
Panel Moderator: Ryan Klaustermeier, MSN, RN, Vice President of Professional Services, Axxess

Financial Session

Compliance + Quality x Scrutiny = Financial Viability

• Presenter: Valerie Cornett, Chief of Strategy and Innovation, MAC Legacy
• Presenter: Rob Simione, Principal, SimiTree
Panel Moderator: Christina Andrews, Senior Director of Professional Services 

10:50 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

General Session

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Hotel Accommodations

We're excited to offer two excellent hotel options for our AGILE 2024 sponsors, partners, and guests. The Westin Irving Convention Center and the Texican Court are both short walks from the steps of the Irving Convention Center, making your AGILE experience a convenient one. The last day to book a hotel room on the block rate is Monday, April 1, 2024. We can’t wait to see you there.

Westin Irving Convention Center
Texican Court Hotel
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Innovation Showcase

Visit the AGILE Innovation Showcase to see new technologies and solutions that help improve home healthcare delivery and patient outcomes. Meet product developers and Axxess partners to learn how they drive value for organizations and providers through integrated care solutions. See how these innovative technologies and services enhance the home healthcare experience for patients, families, and your employees.

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AGILE Sponsors

Attendee Experience Sponsors


Innovation Showcase Sponsors


Axxess Training and Certification Digital Sponsor


Interested in becoming a sponsor for AGILE 2024? Showcase your brand and solutions to leaders across home health, hospice, palliative and private duty home care organizations. For more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact the Axxess Team at agileinfo@axxess.com.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Axxess Growth, Innovation, and Leadership Experience (AGILE) is an event that brings together leaders in the care at home industry to collaborate on new ways to think about and address challenges the industry faces. More than a traditional user conference, AGILE convenes the brightest thought leaders, policymakers, technology innovators, and care teams to envision a shared future of healthcare at home. Sessions help attendees utilize leading-edge solutions and leadership approaches to solve the challenges we face and build the future of care at home, together.
The conference will be held April 21-24, 2024, at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas located in Irving, Texas.
Early-bird rates are available until December 31, 2023, and are $750 per registration. Regular rates begin on January 1, 2024, and are $850 per registration. Axxess clients receive a $100 discount on their registration by using the code AXXESSCLIENT. This code is good for early-bird and regular registration. Registration includes access to solution optimization workshops, general sessions, user track sessions, the dementia experience, up to eight continuing education units for eligible professionals, a welcome reception, breakfast, lunch, and snacks as indicated on the agenda, and Tuesday evening dinner and entertainment.
Yes, there are AGILE VIP team bundles available. Pricing will be made available soon.
We’re excited to offer two excellent hotel options for our AGILE 2024 sponsors, partners, and guests. The Westin Irving Convention Center and the Texican Court are both short walks from the steps of the Irving Convention Center. To book at the Westin, click here. To book at the Texican Court, click here.
Both Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airports are about a 15-minute drive to both the Westin and the Texican Court, depending on traffic. There are Uber and Lyft services available to and from both airports.
Details are coming soon.
Attendees are welcome to dress in business casual attire for the conference. The Convention Center areas can be cool, so you may wish to dress in layers. Average temperatures in the Dallas area in April are between 55° and 73° F.
Attendees at AGILE will be able to earn up to 12 continuing education units while at AGILE.
The Solution Optimization Workshops are offered for anyone interested in optimizing their use of Axxess Home Health, Axxess Home Care, Axxess Hospice and Axxess Palliative Care. These sessions will offer a deep dive into the solutions with a focus on features that streamline operations, ensure compliance, decrease costs and help grow business.
There is no virtual option. Our vision with AGILE is to gather the best in care at home leadership under one roof for shared learning, relationship building and more. We encourage you to register and join us — we need your voice!
Cancellation requests must be received in writing on or before Friday, March 22, 2024, to be eligible for a refund up to the total amount paid, less a $75 administrative fee per registration. No refunds will be issued after March 22; however, attendee substitutions will be allowed until April 15, 2024. All cancellation and attendee substitution requests must be in writing and emailed to agileinfo@axxess.com.
Contact agileinfo@axxess.com . We're happy to answer any additional questions you may have.

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