Subject Matter Experts

John Kiehl, MBA

John Kiehl, MBA, Principal & Operating Partner, viaDirect Solutions


With over 17 years of experience in the homecare industry, John has been successful as a CIO and an Operations Executive with some of the largest agencies in the country. With a profound understanding of the industry and the metrics that drive it, John has developed numerous in-house software tools to overcome the limitations of commercial billing, point of care, and EMR solutions as well the first decision-support tool of its kind in 2000 dedica ...

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John Reisinger, CPA

John Reisinger, CPA, Principal, Innovative Financial Solutions for Home Health


John Reisinger is a licensed CPA that has worked in the Home Health/Hospice industries since 1992; 5 years as a Medicare Auditor; 11+ as an industry executive and as a financial consultant to the industries since early 2008.  John has also been a vocal and active advocate for the industries dating back to 1997; based on what I do: not what I say.  The varied experiences and my protestant work-ethic have provided me a wide and meticulous perspect ...

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Katherine Piette, MS

Katherine Piette, MS, Founder & CEO, Corstrata


  Katherine Piette is Founder and CEO of Corstrata, a virtual wound management company providing healthcare providers and their patients access to board certified wound experts to improve their clinical and financial performance. Concurrently, Ms. Piette serves as Principal for a Longitudinal Health, which provides organizations with evidence, based strategies for managing high risk, high cost patients in their homes utilizing leading edge techn ...

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Katie Wehri, CHPC

Katie Wehri, CHPC, Director of Operations Consulting, Healthcare Provider Solutions


  Katie Wehri has more than 25 plus years in the hospice, home health, private duty and palliative care industries and is certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in health care compliance and health care privacy compliance. She has worked with multiple state and national associations to expand assist members with Hospice regulatory, operations, financial and legislative issues. She has written numerous articles and provided workshops ...

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Ken Accardi

Ken Accardi, CEO, Ankota


Ken founded Ankota LLC to improve the efficiency and coordination of care outside of the hospital.  Ken was previously a Chief Information Officer at GE Health Care and VP at Tele Atlas (sold to TomTom).  Ken has an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College, an MS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, and a BS in Engineering from Bucknell. ...

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Kimberly Kicklighter, RN, MSN

Kimberly Kicklighter, RN, MSN, Director of Nursing & Quality, Successful Health & Wellness Solutions


Kimberly is the Director of Nursing & Quality for Successful Health & Wellness Solutions.  Prior to her role there, she served as Director of Nursing for Vidalia Medical Associates, PC, in Vidalia, GA, which followed her time as a field nurse for Amedisys for 4 years.  Kimberly received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Middle Georgia College in 2007, and her Master’s Degree in Nursing Leadership and Administration from Western Governors Unive ...

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