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Agenda for Better Outcomes 2024

Niagara Falls Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Ave, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

September 18 - 20, 2024

Agenda

Wednesday, September 18
Thursday, September 19
Friday, September 20

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & breakfast

Registration table will be monitored throughout the day.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

AlayaCare University Live

Stay tuned for details!

5:00 pm

Welcome reception

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration and breakfast

Registration table will be monitored throughout the day.

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

Welcome

Better Outcomes opening session and kick-off.

Alex Skinner
Alex Skinner

Better Outcomes Host

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

Opening keynote: Live your mission

AlayaCare’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer Adrian Schauer will delve into industry insights and trends as he sees them unfolding in our ever-changing marketplace. Adrian will share his unique perspective of things to come, how it will affect us all, and what we can do to meet future challenges.

Adrian Schauer
Adrian Schauer

Co-founder and CEO

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

Pioneering digital evolution in home-based care

Digital evolution is no longer just a nice to have — it is a necessity. In order to move from surviving to thriving, digital transformation is the path to serve clients and patients, to grow, to retain caregivers, and to achieve best-in-class results. This panel will share their successes, challenges, and what they learned along their journey.

11:20 AM - 11:35 AM

Break

11:35 AM - 12:15 AM

Keynote

Dr. Abdul Shaikh is the Global Leader for Population Health for Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he leads the go-to-market strategy, translating leading technologies, including generative AI and cloud services, into meaningful clinical and public health applications. He is a member of the AWS Health Equity Initiative Core Team and is passionate about enhancing more equitable care. As a former NIH program officer, public health educator, and health services researcher, he is committed to multi-disciplinary collaboratives driving evidence-to-practice, such as NASEM, AcademyHealth, and RWJF.

Abdul R Shaikh, PhD, MHSc
Abdul R Shaikh, PhD, MHSc

Global Leader for Population Health

12:15 AM - 1:00 PM

Growth strategies for business success

With home care market needs expanding, there are significant opportunities in the market for growth. What can you do to put your organization in a position to leverage organic channels and acquisition opportunities to drive growth? This panel will go deep on the growth potential in the market and how to enact on them sustainably within your organization.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Breakouts

Breakouts will be designed based on industry segment. Keep checking for updates!

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Safeguarding your business in the Cyber Age

In a recent report, 88% of healthcare organizations experienced a cyberattack in the past year. Cybercriminals have disrupted payers, hospitals, and post-acute, inclusive of home care. This panel will discuss the challenges we face, the future of cybersecurity and what we can do to ensure a secure future.

Richard Guttman
Richard Guttman

SVP Legal & Risk Management

 Isaac Alexander
Isaac Alexander

Chief Product & Software Architect

Amin Lalji
Amin Lalji

Cyber Security & Privacy Expert

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Future of AI in home-based care

AI has taken the world by storm, but the hype often exceeds the real-world solutions we need. This session will discuss the realities of AI in home care and how it can be practically applied to improve outcomes, enrich the caregiver experience and enhance operational efficiency. Come hear Naomi Goldapple, SVP Data & Intelligence cut through the hyperbole and discover how these technologies can make a real difference in our industry.

Naomi Goldapple
Naomi Goldapple

SVP Data & Intelligence

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Break

6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Join us in celebrating AlayaCare's 10th Anniversary!

8:00 PM - Into the evening

Customer celebration at Margaritaville

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration and breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

A day in review

Alex Skinner
Alex Skinner

Better Outcomes Host

9:10 AM - 9:45 AM

Keynote: A global perspective

Meet the woman bringing health care to low-income Kenyan communities. Naom Monari, the founder and CEO of Bena Care, is a visionary leader with a commitment to social justice. In 2017, working as a student nurse, Naom embarked on a transformative journey to redefine health care accessibility in Kenya. Bena Care delivers affordable home-based nursing and inhome therapy for chronically ill patients of middle to low income families. Bena Cares impact reverberates across communities significantly reducing healthcare costs for thousands of families. Naom’s leadership has not gone unnoticed, with Bena Care winning accolades such as the global citizen Waislitz Disruptor awards and Westerwelle Young founder of the year. Bena Care’s impact is backed by partners such as Boehringer Ingelheim, Johnson and Johnson impact ventures and Villgro Africa. Through Bena Care, Naom is building a movement of thousands of healthcare workers who are disrupting healthcare systems that allow for extreme poverty to exist in Kenya and beyond.

Adrian Schauer
Adrian Schauer

Co-founder and CEO

Naom Monari
Naom Monari

Founder and CEO, Bena Care

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Mastering your potential: Navigating the growth and evolution for your home care organization

As the regulatory and technology ecosystems that shape home care continue to evolve, so too must the organizations that deliver the care. Join AlayaCare COO George Psiharis for industry analysis and insights on how your organization can stay ahead of the curve and emerge as a leader in delivering better outcomes.

George Psiharis
George Psiharis

Chief Operating Officer

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Extending your AlayaCare platform with partner solutions

As AlayaCare expands into new markets and builds a solution for home care agencies that solve more operational challenges, we turn to our partners to help build adjacent solutions that bring value to you. Hear our partners talk about how you can add value to your existing AlayaCare ecosystem.

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 11:35 AM

Retaining top talent and cultivating loyalty within your team

Discover how the AlayaCare Cloud platform can support leadership strategies that aim to retain talent and cultivate loyalty within your team. Build a cohesive process for your staff and see tangible results in retention while elevating the caregiver experience.

11:35 AM - 12:10 AM

AlayaCare's customer-centric roadmap vision

Andrew McDonald, AlayaCare's Chief Product and Technology Officer, shares the past year's product developments and the product roadmap for the upcoming year. Find out where we’re focusing to empower you to provide the best possible care in 2025.

Andrew McDonald
Andrew McDonald

Chief Product & Technology Officer

12:10 PM - 12:20 PM

Closing remarks

Wednesday, September 18
Thursday, September 19
Friday, September 20

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