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Tuesday, March 12 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Out with the Old: Disrupting the Home Care Market

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The aging population is rapidly increasing and they are the highest consumers of healthcare in the US. The elderly face many obstacles to healthy aging including unacceptably high readmission rates; uncontrolled costs of healthcare; and loss of independence. For these reasons and many more, there is an increasing shift away from acute care to home care. Many factors impact the efficacy of home care in ensuring healthy aging including the changing healthcare regulatory environment, emerging technologies, and an increasingly tech savvy elderly population. We have put together a panel that operates at the intersections of entrepreneurship, technology, policy, and clinical practice surrounding elderly home care. Our goal is to explore the opportunities available to innovate in home care so we can improve the lives of the vulnerable elderly population.
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avatar for Katy Fike

Katy Fike

Founder / CEOInnovate50Katy Fike is a PhD gerontologist, CEO of Innovate50, an innovation consulting firm focused on the 50+ market, and co-founder of Aging2.0. Innovate50 works across a broad spectrum of industries including consumer products, healthcare, retail, technology, travel... Read More →
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Francine Hardaway

FounderStealthmode PartnersFrancine Hardaway, Ph.D is a serial entrepreneur and seasoned communications strategist. She co-founded Stealthmode Partners, an accelerator and advocate for entrepreneurs in technology and health care, in 1998. Prior to Stealthmode, she owned two marketing... Read More →
avatar for Andrey Ostrovsky MD

Andrey Ostrovsky MD

CEOCare at HandPhysician and social entrepreneur. Creating disruptive technology to better health for vulnerable populations. Specialize in applying lean methodology to discovering social and commercial value of innovations in healthcare.
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Timothy Rowan

Pres & Lead ConsultantRowan Consulting Associates IncTim Rowan, M.A., is a recognized technology authority for home health care and hospice. He has been the editor and principal writer of "Home Care Technology Report," the industry's only weekly technology-oriented publication, since... Read More →



Tuesday March 12, 2013 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Sheraton Austin, Creekside 701 E 11th St

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