Caregiving: The New Frontier for Innovation

Philadelphia
March 13, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

Philadelphia

As many in the aging ecosystem know, caregiving has been a key societal challenge due to its economic, social, legislative, and health implications. 66 million informal caregivers in America support someone elderly, sick, or disabled. In addition, 5 million direct care workers such as home health aides, personal care aides, and certified nursing assistants support families. Yet, time and time again caregivers go through their journeys by themselves. 

There are, however, some positive signals in the caregiving ecosystem. Employers are more attune to the plight of their caregiver employees in a tight and competitive labor market. Health care enterprises, with their move to value based care are more focused on coordinating care for patients outside of their four walls and in the home. Consequently, legislators have recently been expanding reimbursement under Medicare and Medicaid for non-medical, community based services. Caregiving is becoming a new frontier for innovation. 

Come listen to a distinguished panel of caregiving and home care experts, and network with other aging innovators to better understand the opportunities for innovation in the caregiving space!

Panelists:

- John Schall, CEO of Caregiver Action Network

- Dr. Melissa O'Connor, PhD, MBA, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing at Villanova University

- Matt Murphy, President and CEO of Griswold Home Care

- Cheryl Clark-Woods, M.S.W., Director of Caregiver Support Programs at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

- Jane Hamilton, RN, MSN, Founder of Partners on the Path

- Moderated by Joe Cellucci, CEO of Xverity. 


Refreshments and finger foods (with cash bar) will be sponsored by Xverity, a technology-enabled caregiving services company that closes the caregiving gap. 

Panelists

John Schall

John Schall

Caregiver Action Network

CEO
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Melissa O'Connor, PhD, MBA, RN

Melissa O'Connor, PhD, MBA, RN

Villanova University

Associate Professor
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Jane Hamilton, RN, MSN

Jane Hamilton, RN, MSN

Partners on Path

Founder
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Matt Murphy

Matt Murphy

Griswold Home Care

CEO
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Cheryl Clark-Woods, M.S.W.

Cheryl Clark-Woods, M.S.W.

PCA (Philadelphia Corporation for Aging)

Director, Caregiver Support
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Moderator

Joe Cellucci

Joe Cellucci

Xverity

CEO
When
March 13, 2019
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
 
Where
JG Domestic
2929 Arch St. (street level of the Cira Center)
Philadelphia, 19104
 

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