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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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Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN

Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN, VP of Clinical Operations, OperaCare


Kristi started her home health career as an RN case manager. Over time she became the Director of Nursing, Administrator and most recently, Regional Director over 6 agencies in Texas. As a regional director, she facilitated four successful accreditation surveys by The Joint Commission. She created diagnosis specific programs for the top 30-day readmission DRG’s using evidence based practice and reduced her agencies readmissions by 70%. She assist ...

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Lisa Kidd, MSN,RN, NEA-BC

Lisa Kidd, MSN,RN, NEA-BC, Administrator, Baptist Health Home Care


25 years’ experience in the home health care industry. Committed to ensuring patients achieve great outcomes by receiving high quality, coordinated care, in the appropriate setting, without duplication or unnecessary services.  Passionate about developing, promoting and supporting the growth and development of the health care professionals in our industry. ...

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Lorie Owens, COS-C

Lorie Owens, COS-C, Owner/Consultant, Healthcare Office Solutions, LLC


I am a professional consultant with more than 20 years operational and financial expertise in the healthcare industry. Three key areas of focus are project management, financial and workflow efficiencies. Services provided but not limited to medical record review and analysis, medical billing, process analysis and improvement, staff training, EHR implementation and other project management services. Currently I am providing consulting and office ...

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Mark Sharp, CPA

Mark Sharp, CPA, Partner, BKD


Mark, BKD’s Home Care & Hospice Center of Excellence coordinator, has more than 20 years of experience assisting home care and hospice providers with audits, strategic planning, accounting, cost reports, projections, operating budgets, corporate integrity, agency start-up and mergers and acquisitions.  His services include Medicare and Medicaid consulting, development of budgeting systems and performing benchmarking and productivity studies.  He ...

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