Register for CAST’s Technology Track at LeadingAge Annual Meeting

CAST | September 20, 2017 | by Donna Childress

Don’t miss a unique Technology Deep Dive, 11 sessions, a CAST reception, and the CAST booth Oct. 29-Nov. 1 in New Orleans.

Expand your knowledge of current trends in aging services technologies at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO, set for Oct. 29 - Nov. 1, 2017, in New Orleans, LA. Technology sessions are seeded throughout the four-day conference:

You’ll also have two opportunities to discuss the field with colleagues and CAST staff:

  • CAST booth, #2109: Please stop by to explore CAST resources, learn about engagement opportunities, ask questions, and share learnings with CAST staff.
  • CAST Technology Network Reception: Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to socialize with technology professionals, CAST Commissioners, technology vendors, and other peers in the aging services field. 

See the schedule of events and register today!

Deep Dive Workshop

At the Technology Deep Dive pre-conference workshop on Technology Shaping the Healthcare Ecosystem on Sunday, Oct, 29, 2017, from 8 a.m. – noon, you can

  • Engage in a dialogue about policy directions driving technology-enabled solutions at the national and state level, including health care and payment reform.
  • Discuss the range of innovative models facilitated by technology and used by long-term and acute care providers as well as payers.
  • Hear about the latest technology innovations, from data integration, analytics, information exchange, and care coordination tools to self-driving cars.

This unique pre-conference will explore how policy, payment realities, and technology are shaping the healthcare ecosystem, and the role of technology-enabled aging services providers. The workshop’s main track features the following speakers: 

  • Dr. Mark McClellan, CAST Chair and Director of Duke University’s Margolis Center for Health Policy, will cover the policy perspective
  • Onur Torusoglu, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Ochsner Foundation Hospital, will bring the acute care’s perspective on data, analytics, and information exchange
  • Jeetu Kathpalia, Senior Enterprise Architect, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, will bring the private payer’s perspective; and 
  • Susheel Ladwa, Industry Leader of Life Sciences, IBM Cloud Application Services, and Co-Chair - AHIP IT Advisory Group, will cover exciting technology innovations that would facilitate connecting providers and payers across the healthcare ecosystem

The Deep Dive concludes with a choice between two parallel track sessions: the first will discuss Advanced Data Analytic Tools and highlight providers’ applications in aging services, and the second will explore the applications of Self-Driving Cars for seniors and their implications on senior living communities and providers. 

Aging Services Technologies Track

The Aging Services Technologies track features sessions throughout the conference discussing technology applications now and in the near future:

Tech Capabilities:

Technology and Business Strategy:

Case Studies:

Register today for this timely and informative conference!