VNAA wishes to thank our supportive exhibitors who bring valuable information and tools to our members at our annual conference! Your support makes these conferences a success! Visit the companies who support VNAs and see how their products and services can assist your organization!
Abraham & Gaffney PC
Home Care Analyst
Karen Crosby, Project Manager
108 N Spring St.
St. Johns, MI 48879
Abraham & Gaffney P.C. offers a wide range of financial and clinical products and services tailored to fit the needs of Medicare Certified Home Care Agencies. As the pioneer in the PPS revenue recovery industry, A&G also offers episode management, clinical education, and other financial services.
650 Suffolk St.
Lowell, MA 01854
AMD Telemedicine provides a telehomemonitoring solution called “CareCompanion”. CareCompanion represents a flexible and affordable architecture that includes customized assessment questionnaires, event reminders, wireless medical peripherals and video conferencing. The CareCompanion is fully supported by the “Nurse Station Software”, which analyzes and stratifies the vital sign data for appropriate triage.
American TeleCare, Inc.
7640 Golden Triangle Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
American TeleCare, Inc. provides technology-enabled patient care management solutions, featuring live audio/video/data communication and integrated medical peripherals. ATI’s telehealth solutions enable remote, real-time clinical interactions - resulting in increased efficiency in patient care delivery, improved outcomes and increased patient and clinician satisfaction while lowering costs. For more information, visit www.americantelecare.com or call 800-323-6667.
BeyondNow Technologies, a Cerner Company
5750 W. 95th Street Suite 310
Overland Park, KS 66207
Solutions from Cerner BeyondNow connect the clinical activities, billing/financial, and management decisions within your organization. Patient care is improved through integrated operational and clinical processes.
7300 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Applying industry and regulatory knowledge to develop individualized solutions for health care companies nationwide has made Briggs a trusted supplier of documentation systems, medical supplies, charting, educational resources, and other services for over 50 years.
440 Wheelers Farms Rd. Suite 304
Milford, CT 06760
Byram Healthcare is a leading provider of disposable medical supplies to patients in the home. We specialize in products for treatment and care of Diabetes, Ostomy, Wound Care, Incontinence and Urology. Byram serves customers from operating centers nationwide and supports strong relationships with referring Home Health Agencies, Managed Care Organizations and Healthcare Professionals. For more information, please contact us toll free at 1-877-90-BYRAM or visit our website at www.byramhealthcare.com.
3483 Satellite Boulevard, Suite 211
Duluth, GA 30096
CareWatch, a telephone based visit management and tracking system, collects time and attendance date, billing information, plan-of-care status and patient vitals. Extensive voice messaging features integrated throughout the system provide home health agencies with a state-of-the-art management tool. Information can be integrated into payroll and third party billing programs, eliminating expensive after-the-fact key punching.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21244
CMS administers the Medicare program, and works in partnership with the States to administer Medicaid, the State Children’s Insurance Program (SCHIP), and health insurance portability standards. CMS is responsible for the administrative simplification standards from the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) and quality standards in health care facilities through its survey and certification activity.
Through Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP, about one in four Americans receive health care coverage. Nearly 40 million people are covered by Medicare, about 33 million are eligible for Medicaid, and SCHIP helps States expand health coverage to as many as 5 million uninsured children.
Terry A. Duncombe
39 Broadway, Suite 710
New York, NY 10006
The Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) has been accrediting organizations providing care to Americans at home since 1965. CHAP accreditation publicly certifies that an organization has voluntarily met the highest standards of excellence for home and community-based healthcare. Licensed professionals perform site visits which are consultative and educational.
Fazzi Associates, Inc.
243 King Street, Suite 246
Northhampton, MA 01060
Fazzi Associates is a national home care consulting firm that has been serving the industry for over thirty years. Services include BestWorks® National Best Practice Management Service, Pat/Stat ® National Patient Satisfaction Benchmark Service, OASIS Audits and Trainings, operational reviews, strategic planning, interim management and customer service training.
Fujitsu Computer Systems
1250 E. Arques Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
The lightweight, ultra-mobile line of Fujitsu Computer Systems touch screen notebooks and Tablet PCs bring real-time patient information to point-of-care professionals. Save time, enhance the capture of billable charges and ensure that the most accurate information is at your fingertips. Fujitsu Computer Systems products enable you to elevate all aspects of patient care to a whole new level.
Three Franklin Plaza
1600 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
GlaxoSmithKline is one of the largest vaccine manufacturers in the world. GSK delivers millions of vaccine doses to people in 162 countries worldwide. Every second, over 30 doses of GSK vaccines are distributed worldwide. GSK vaccines is located in Rixenart, Belgium, and is the center of all GSK’s activities involving vaccines research, development and production.
2374 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
Healthcare Automation, Inc. (HAI) is a leading provider of integrated home care software and outsourcing solutions, supporting regional and national home care providers of all sizes through the deployment of high quality, comprehensive, feature rich technology and expert reimbursement services.
Healthcare Market Resources
1133 Dundee Drive
Dresher, PA 19025
Healthcare Market Resources(HMR) is a leader in providing informational tools to healthcare organizations including home health agencies, who are focused on growing their revenues and profits. Through HMR's series of customized and geography-based market reports, clients can identify market opportunities and assess competitor performance/profitability. The firm can also provide analyses of these reports, as well as consulting services in business development, marketing and strategic planning.
Healthcare Quality Solutions
Mary Pat Finn
405 North Reo Street, Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33609
HQS is the leader in using the Internet to manage PPS Conditions of Participation (CoP) for the homecare industry. HQS provides collection, editing, reporting, analysis, and benchmarking tools. Proven benefits include increased revenue, reduced costs, improved clinical practice and improved regulatory compliance. ROI can be as short as 6 months.
6400 Park of Commerce Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33487
Health Watch Personal Monitoring Systems offers our clients a sense of security and independence while living at home. With the simple press of a button, our trained operators will speak with our clients and dispatch assistance. Patented life safety features offer reassurance that assistance is available 24 hours a day. For more information, please call us at 1-800-226-8100.
248 Main Street
Reading, MA 01867
HealthWyse provides an integrated clinical and financial information solution designed specifically for Home Health and Hospice Providers under PPS. HealthWyse has been selected by the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) as a preferred software vendor for its members.
4349 Corporate Road
Charleston, SC 29405
Hill-Rom expertise in wound management helps clinicians match the right therapy surface to the right patient, based on treat-ment objectives. Hill-Rom’s surface port-folio includes wound, bariatric and pulmonary therapy surfaces designed to assist in the treatment and prevention of pressure ulcers and complications associated with immobility.
Amy Figgins, VP Sales and Marketing
7502 Greenville Avenue, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75231
Created by industry veterans, Homecare Homebase provides the industry’s first solution that integrates the entire “circle of care” from Point of Care using handheld devises, to Workflow Management, to Physician, Family and Business Development Web-sites. Homecare Homebase is web-based and provides a real-time information exchange between the field staff, office staff, physicians and family.
Home Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
11888 Lackland Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63146
Home Healthcare Solutions is a national medical supply management and distribution company solely dedicated to serving the needs of home health and hospice organizations. Our unique HHS™ Program eliminates all on-site inventories and creates numerous operational efficiencies. Results include significant reductions in administrative overhead, improved nurse productivity, and greater profitability.
19275 W. Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045
Honeywell HomMed® concentrates its expertise on remote patient monitoring. Monitors and software are FDA Class II medical devices. Vital signs are collected from the monitors and medical peripherals. Using voice commands and light cues the MedPartner™ Medication Reminder (pending FDA 510 K clearance) is an innovative solution to medication non-compliance.
Humanicare International, Inc.
9 Elkins Road
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Humanicare has been providing quality continence care products for over 25 years. Products include Dignity® washable protective boxer shorts and briefs for men and panties for women along with an extensive line of pads to disposable underwear. New products include: DermaTeam® skin conditioning products and XXL disposable briefs. Ask about our Sample Kit program.
Kinetic Concepts, Inc
8023 Vantage Drive
San Antonio, TX 78230
KCI is an advanced medical technology company. Our innovative devices deliver exceptional therapeutic benefits in wound care, bariatrics, & critical care specialties across healthcare settings.
The combination of innovation with evidence-based medicine ensures our therapies are clinically proven & cost effective. Clinically proven products supported by clinical expertise, provide our foundation for excellence.
Summit Industries, Inc.
San Antonio, TX 78240
The makers of soothing, effective Lantiseptic Skin Care Products offer an expanded line of professional products in convenient packaging for the skin care needs of bedridden and incontinent patients. Each product in the Lantiseptic family contains gentle, soothing lanolin to provide long-lasting protection, maintain correct moisture balance and encourage healing. For more information or an inservice on our products, please call 1-800-729-5260.
8549 United Plaza Blvd, Suite 310
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Lewis, Inc. is a home healthcare software vendor. We develop, sell and support our products such as our Windows program, Patron® and our legacy program, Prompt®.
Lifeline Systems, Inc.
111 Lawrence Street
Framingham, MA 01702
Lifeline Systems is the preferred provider of personal response services for the VNAA. Lifeline improves quality of care with access to help in under twenty seconds and provides peace of mind for all involved. In addition, Lifeline contributes to the mission and to clinical and operational goals of VNA agencies.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
530 Walnut Street
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of professional health information for physicians, nurses, specialized clinicians and students. LWW provides essential information for healthcare professionals in print and electronic formats, including textbooks, journals, CD-ROM and via Intranets and the Internet. Please stop by our booth to browse our comprehensive product line.
997 Old Eagle School Road, Suite 205
Wayne, PA 19087
McBee Associates, Inc., one of the nation’s largest independent healthcare consulting practices, has been providing managerial and financial consulting services to healthcare organizations for over 30 years. Our consultants maintain the financial and managerial expertise necessary to resolve any financial challenges facing home healthcare providers today. Visit us at www.McBeeAssociates.com.
8741 Landmark Road
Richmond, VA 23228
McKesson Medical-Surgical is a leading distributor of medical supplies and equipment to physician practices, surgery centers, hospitals, home care and extended care facilities. McKesson Medical-Surgical manages the business of healthcare through advanced supply chain models, technology and software, and by offering comprehensive solutions to healthcare providers across the country.
McKesson Provider Technology
1550 E. Republic Road
Springfield, MO 656804
Horizon Homecare offers homecare providers an integrated system for intake, personnel scheduling, office clinical, point of care, revenue cycle management, telephony and internet-based physician access. McKesson Telehealth Advisor™ is the ideal solution for disease management in the homecare setting. It uses 10,000 dialogues on 45 subjects to collect and transmit individualized disease management information and gathers vital sign data from the patient’s home. By integrating with Horizon Homecare™, Telehealth Advisor makes all data available in a single electronic patient record.
Merck Vaccine Division
770 Sumneytown Pike
West Point, PA 19486
The Merck Vaccine Division, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., is dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative vaccines to help improve human health and lower overall healthcare costs. The Merck Vaccine Division provides additional services to its customers, such as MerckVaccines.com*, an innovative website for physicians.
MISYS Healthcare Sytems
Rick Foster, Marketing Director
8529 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
Misys Healthcare Systems, one of the top five healthcare IT companies in North America, develops and supports reliable, easy-to-use software and services of exceptional quality that enable physicians and caregivers to more easily manage the complexities of healthcare.
5 Clock Tower Place Suite 500
Maynard, MA 01754
Monster is the premier online healthcare recruitment resource. With over 11 million healthcare job searches each month, Monster puts your jobs in front of the candidates you want most, and our healthcare internet recruitment consultants will match Monster solutions to your organization’s specific needs. Call 1-888-MONSTER today, and visit
OASIS Certificate and
Competency Board, Inc.
223 East Main Street
New Iberia, LA 70560
"How confident are you about your OASIS accuracy? After almost seven years consistency and accuracy of reported data is still an issue. In OASIS we hold the key to reimbursement, publicly reported outcomes, and homecare’s future. The Certificate for OASIS Specialist - Clinical (COS-C) exam can help you to erase OASIS errors."
Omni Medical Supply, Inc.
4153 Pioneer Drive
Walled Lake, MI 48390
See how you can improve outcomes, reduce re-hospitalization and decrease costs on Heart Failure Patients. Stop by and see the NEW "Zoe", the Fluid Status Monitor for early detection of CHF. You will be excited to see our other equipment-EKG Monitors, Protime Monitors, Dopplers, Pulse Oximeters, Hemoglobinometers, Cholesterol Machines. We Sell, Rent and Repair equipment. Discounts will be offered for purchases at the Conference-Come Ready to Purchase.
Outcome Concept Systems, Inc. (OCS)
1818 East Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98112
OCS offers simply sophisticated business intelligence tools. Clear. Concise. Integrated. Make data overload a thing of the past. Ensure that you are prepared for the future - including Pay-for-Performance and changes in Home Health Compare. Work with the industry’s most established home care information company and experience an unprecedented return on investment.
1911 Douglas Blvd #85-110
Roseville, CA 95661
Outcome Resources is a Pharmacy Benefits Manager for hospices and skilled nursing facilities specializing in reducing prescription drug costs using a number of tools, including preferred drug lists, formularies and clinical based forecasting.
325 Seventh Street, NW, # 1200
Washington, DC 20004
Pfizer, Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets leading prescription medicines for humans and animals and many of the world’s best-known consumer brands. Our innovative, value-added products improve the quality of life of people around the world and help them enjoy longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
404 Columbia Place
South Bend, IN 46601
Press Ganey Associates is the health care industry’s leading independent vendor of satisfaction measurement and improvement services. The firm specializes in producing tested and reliable satisfaction surveys, comprehensive management reports, and national comparative databases to monitor customer (patient, resident, employee, and physician) satisfaction across the entire spectrum of health care. The firm annually processes nearly 8 million completed surveys in all 50 states and abroad, and serves close to 6,000 health care facilities. In addition, Press Ganey has been chosen by more than 138 major health care systems as their preferred satisfaction measurement provider.
By making the commitment early on to create national databases of comparative satisfaction information, the firm has enabled its clients to benchmark their results with peer organizations. These databases - the largest of their kind in the world - are powerful tools that no other national vender or in-house survey can provide.
Children’s Medical Ventures
275 Longwater Drive
Norwell, MA 02061
Children’s Medical Ventures is the heart of developmental care. We feature developmentally supportive products, education programs and consulting services that support the appropriate development of preterm, ill and healthy newborns. Products include positioning aids, pacifiers, bilirubun and apnea monitoring devices and a wide range of innovative items for babies.
Sandata Technologies, Inc.
26 Harbor Park Drive
Port Washington, NY 11050
SANTRAX ™. 45 Million Home Care Calls & Counting! The #1 Telephone & Web-based Visit Management System (tasks, mileage, care plan match, etc.); Simple; No capital expense; Cuts administrative costs; Eliminates paper timesheets, data entry, missed visits; Maximizes staff utilization. Tracks field employee’s time with on-line “real-time” management reports. Call 1-800-544-7263 or E-mail [email protected].
6714 Netherlands Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405
SCOTTY Technology is a leading manufacture of videophones. Our CareStation® line of videophones were developed specifically for use in home healthcare and have FDA 510K clearance. The CareStation has a built in digital stethoscope and the ability to interface with monitoring equipment for use over standard phone lines or high speed IP networks.
SecureCARE Technologies, Inc.
3001 Bee Caves Road, Suite 150
Austin, TX 78746
SecureCARE Technologies, Inc. is a leading developer and provider of Internet-based document exchange and e-signature solutions for the home healthcare market. This easy-to-use, easy-to-learn solution improves office efficiencies and increases compliance while strengthening relationships with physicians. The improvements translate into more time for quality care!
Take advantage of this early opportunity to drastically improve paper workflows between physicians, home health agencies and hospice providers today. VNAA members are eligible for special pricing!
SecureNet Medical, LTD
502 County Road, 1320
Quitman, TX 75783
Visit SecureNet Medical's booth and register to win a free fingertip oximeter! When you register, be sure to look at our extensive selection and special VNA prices. Unparalled customer service, fast free delivery, and wholesale prices have made us a world leader in pulse oximeter distribution.
4155 E. La Palma Avenue, Ste 250
Anaheim, CA 92807
800-332-0555 Ext. 247
In the healthcare industry since 1987, Select Data has taken its knowledge of healthcare and combined it with advanced technology to offer a complete, hosted business solution for home healthcare agencies. Select Data’s business services include online compliance checks, auditing, ICD-9 coding, 485 transcription, billing and collections, and data management.
Siemens Health Services
400 Lakemont Park Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16602
Siemens is committed to helping health organizations achieve proven outcomes and improve quality of care, financial performance, and strategic position through innovative, workflow-based solutions.
Simione Consultants, LLC
4130 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Exclusively dedicated to Home Care and Hospice, our experts in finance, operations, and strategic development make us the consulting leaders. We help organizations operate efficiently, maximize resources and improve outcomes and financial performance. From process reengineering to business valuation let us help you reach your business goals, today and tomorrow.
Sterling Medical Services
2 Twosome Drive
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Sterling Medical Services, a VNAA GPO Vendor, is a national provider of medical disposable products, supplies and unique, customized, value-added programs and services. Sterling’s innovative approach to medical supply management matches cost-saving solutions for VNAA members’ challenges of containing supply costs while enhancing clinical and financial outcomes. Sterling’s proprietary software system connects the ordering of products with the agency’s established protocols, utilization guidelines, and formulary standards to maintain enhanced, quality care, continuing patient satisfaction while reducing overall costs.
Strategic Healthcare Programs
222 East Canon Perdido Street, Ste 304
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) has been providing award-winning technology solutions to the entire spectrum of homecare for nearly a decade. SHP products help agencies, hospice, telehealth, and infusion providers to minimize labor resources while maximizing clinical and business performance.
11701 South Belcher Road, Ste 118
Largo, FL 33773
SUNCOAST SOLUTIONS offers innovative hospice and home care software. Capabilities include comprehensive interdisciplinary clinical point-of-care, outcome measurement, client data management, scheduling, billing and receivables management. The software incorporates extensive reporting and interfacing capabilities. Solutions is the most comprehensive, user-friendly, end-of-life software ever created.
Sutter Health VNA
2200 River Plaza Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
As one of the oldest nonprofit home health and hospice agencies in California, each year we care for more than 25,000 patients from the Bay Area to the Sacramento region. We are committed to excellent outcomes, patient and employee satisfaction. In 2005, we will introduce our new electronic clinical information system and point-of-care technology.
The Corridor Group, Inc.
6405 Metcalf, Suite 108
Overland Park, KS 66202
The Corridor Group is the nation’s leading provider of consulting services and educational resources to the home care industry. Products include Policy & Procedure Manuals for JCAHO or CHAP, OASIS Tests and our new on-line education and training modules-CHEX. We’re also known for placing high quality candidates through our Executive Search division.
The Gideons International
P. O. Box 140800
Nashville, TN 37214
White New Testaments bound in gold with Psalms and Proverbs available to all in the medical field free of charge.
812 Huron Road
Cleveland, OH 44115
TMP Worldwide is the industry leader in online and print Yellow Pages advertising offering one point of contact and consolidation billing for all of your yellow pages needs. Our award winning graphics department can help create, at no extra charge, ads that are consistent with your other media effors.
101 West Avenue, 3rd Floor
Jenkintown, PA 19046
877-701-4348 ext. 138
The Analyzer is a high-performance, business intelligence tool that supports financial and clinical outcomes for home care agencies. Over 200 agencies across the country are taking advantage of this powerful tool. Stop by the Analyzer booth and see what all the buzz is about.
sanofi pasteur Company
111 N. Washington Blvd.
Scranton, PA 18411
VaxServe is a sanofi pasteur Company and a national healthcare supplier serving primary care physician offices, community immunization providers, immunizing pharmacies, travel clinics and corporations. VaxServe continues to expand its product offerings of top quality vaccines and medical products that healthcare providers use most often. Stop by and see us!
Visual Telecommunications Network, Inc.
8201 Greensboro Drive, Ste 600
McLean, VA 22102
ViTel Net provides home monitoring solutions including chronic disease management and health status monitoring, patient-centric education tools, interactive video with electronic stethoscope, wireless wound management, out of range alerts, electronic data interfaces, hands-on clinical and technical training, handheld point of care applications, and customized development for additional features.
VNAA Insurance Products
Cress Lynch Professional Resources
6101 Moon Street NE, Suite 1000
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Insurance programs, whether in group health, professional liability, or the savings and retirement area are frequently regarded as unavoidable costs of doing business. With creative and proprietary products, significant infrastructure and years of experience, VNAA Insurance Programs has developed a comprehensive suite of products and services which will help you lower your costs, ease burdensome administration, and strengthen your bottom line. Real added value... a significant paradigm shift in the way your insurance products and services are delivered.
904 Center Street
Conyers, GA 30012
Contact: Ellen Joyce
WebVMC’s Web-Based Telehealth Monitoring Solution provides the healthcare industry with a complete line of affordable, easy to use monitoring products for patients requiring disease management. WebVMC’s solution is proven to increase patient’s quality of care and outcomes while decreasing visits/costs. 24/7 access, multi-user/language, alert notifications, educational materials, customized assessments, etc.