BetterOutcomes2017

ABOUT BETTER OUTCOMES 2017

Better Outcomes brings together home care professionals, agency representatives, and industry thought leaders to celebrate a notable year in home healthcare technology and improved client outcomes.

During this two-day event, you’ll get to participate in discussions with industry leaders on best practices and solutions to unique challenges faced by home healthcare providers. Better Outcomes 2017 will feature product demonstrations from both AlayaCare and its innovative partners, opportunity for hands-on software training, client roundtables and presentations showcasing product developments and expert technology practices.

DATA-DRIVEN

Our theme for Better Outcomes 2017 is DATA-DRIVEN: Leveraging data to make more informed decisions. Address core home care agency challenges and opportunities such as:

Health System Transformation • Data Quality • Data Integration • Big Data Management • Data Security • Business Intelligence 
• Patient-Generated Data • Clinical Decision Support • Predictive Analytics

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Tim Rowan

Tim Rowan

Home Care Technology Report, Editor/Owner


Tim Rowan discovered the Healthcare at Home industry in 1993 when he was named IT Director for a Colorado Springs HHA, following a career as a software and networking instructor. In 1998, he left to help create a home health consulting firm under the tutelage of a nationally respected home healthcare software consultant and former VP of Government Services for the home health intermediary now known as NGS in Milwaukee. Together, in addition to consultation services, they created the newsletter that thrives today as Home Care Technology Report, with Tim as the Editor and principal writer.
 

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William F. Falk, MPPM

Healthcare Leader, PwC


Will Falk is the managing partner and national leader of the Healthcare Services group at PwC and works in the firm’s Toronto office. He brings 20 years as a senior strategist and consultant in New York and Toronto advising top academic centers, governments, and public companies in health care. Will has served on a wide variety of public, not-for-profit and private sector enterprises from early start-ups to billion-dollar publicly traded companies. He has academic appointments at the University of Toronto as an adjunct professor at the Rotman School of Management and as an executive fellow in residence at the Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation. 
 

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Jean Francois Gagne

CEO, Element AI


Software industry serial entrepreneur
Jean-Francois Gagné has a new high-tech mission: bringing researchers, entrepreneurs and large organizations together to create singular AI-First strategies. He co-founded startup incubator Element AI with deep learning pioneer Yoshua Bengio and AI researcher Nicolas Chapados. Former CEO of Planora and an in-demand speaker at AI conferences, J-F has made his mark in sectors from retail and manufacturing to healthcare and security, lending his expertise in best practices and cutting-edge tech.  

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Carolyne McGregor AM

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics, University of Ontario Institute of Technology


Professor Carolyn McGregor AM is the Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics based at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Dr McGregor has led pioneering research in Big Data analytics, real-time stream processing, temporal data mining, patient journey modelling and cloud computing. She now progresses this research within the context of critical care medicine, mental health, astronaut health and military and civilian tactical training.
 

2 DAYS OF SESSION CONTENT 

Learn from industry experts and thought-leaders in a variety of formats, including:

Inspiring keynotes • Expert panels Hands-on technology labs • Tangible learning opportunities that will help you transform ideas into action

THURSDAY, SEPT 14TH

8:00am-9:00am - Coffee & Registration

9:00am-10:00amIntroduction & Opening Remarks - Neil Grunberg -  VP Product, AlayaCare, Adrian Schauer - CEO & Founder, AlayaCare

10:15am-11:00am - Keynote Speaker - Tim Rowan, Owner & Editor of Home Care Technology Report

11:00am-11:15amBREAK

11:15am-12:00pm - BREAKOUT
1A:
1B: Christopher B. Powell - Lead Mobile Developer, AlayaCare

12:00pm-1:00pmLUNCH

1:00pm-1:45pm - Roadmap Presentation 

2:00pm-2:45pm - BREAKOUT
2A:
2B:

2:45pm-3:00pm - BREAK

3:00pm-3:45pm - Roadmap Presentation 

4:00pm-4:45pm - Keynote Speaker - William F. Falk, MPPM - Healthcare Leader, PWC

5:00pm - 5:45pm - 5km Run

6:30pm - Dinner/Reception

FRIDAY, SEPT 15TH

8:00am-9:00am - Breakfast

9:00am-10:00am – Keynote Speaker - Jean Francois Gagne, CEO Element AI

10:15am-11:00am - BREAKOUT 
3A: Carolyne McGregor AM, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Health Informatics, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
3B:

11:00am-11:15amBREAK

11:15am-11:45pm - Roadmap Presentation 

12:00pm-12:30pmLUNCH 

12:30pm-1:00pm  - Closing Remarks - Adrian Schauer - CEO & Founder, AlayaCare

WHO SHOULD ATTEND BETTER OUTCOMES 2017?

Better Outcomes 2017 is open to AlayaClients, tech and home care industry professionals and home healthcare providers. If you're interested in learning about outcome-focused home healthcare technologies and the future of home care, Better Outcomes 2017 is the conference for you. 

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THE VENUE: THE HILTON NIAGARA FALLS FALLSVIEW

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Experience first-class accommodations at the Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites. You’ll find a convenient location, unique dining experiences and overall upscale charm. Enjoy  live shows, shopping, spa treatments and gaming at Fallsview Casino, accessible via skywalk from the hotel. 

  • Unforgettable views from 53 levels overlooking Niagara Falls
  • Waterslide and 10,000 sq. ft. pool, oversized whirlpool tubs
  • Rooftop Fallsview dining at The Watermark
  • Enclosed skywalk to the Fallsview Casino
  • 30 minutes to Buffalo, NY
  • 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space for up to 1,000 Guests

Click here to reserve your room

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