Foothold Technology Events

    NETWORKING | IARF + IABH Conference Opening Welcome Reception

    Event Date: Wednesday, 09/05/2018 5:00 pm

    IARF + IABH Conference

    Chicago, IL

    Date: Wednesday, Sept 5th, 2018
    Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm

    We are proud to sponsor the Opening Welcome Reception at the IARF and IABH 2018 Conference. The agenda is packed with great opportunities to share ideas, hone your skills, and learn from each other, to become Better Together.

    WEBINAR | 5 Ways to Future-Proof Your Agency

    Event Date: Thursday, 09/13/2018 2:00 pm

    Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM Eastern


    • David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology


    With regulations on healthcare delivery coming down constantly and quickly, many providers are scrambling to predict what it will take to survive in the newly emerging landscape of care. The answer: data-driven planning.

    This webinar offers specific strategies for using data and metrics to help agencies eliminate guessing and create a platform for growth that’s strong and agile enough to face whatever changes are sure to come. Building on the principles of accountability, accessibility, and affordability, attendees will learn how to create a base of knowledge that will help them operate more efficiently and economically while improving their quality of care.

    National expert and former Director of Rehabilitation Services at the New York State Office of Mental Health, David Bucciferro, will share lessons learned from decades of experience working with hundreds of agencies using data to support decision-making. You’ll hear tips collected from legislators, direct care providers, administrators and other stakeholders to learn what you can do to prepare your organization, support your staff, your clients, and better position your agency for the future.


    WEBINAR | How to Simplify Your Documentation Needs

    Event Date: Wednesday, 09/19/2018 2:00 pm

    Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
    Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM Eastern


    • Paul Lieberman, Account Manager, Foothold Technology


    The world of human services is constantly changing, and navigating through every regulation and requirement can seem impossible, especially while trying to provide and document services at the same time. Finding the right tool to meet documentation challenges can be difficult, but fortunately we have one to help guide you through the winding maze. Join us for this hour long webinar where we’ll demonstrate how Foothold Technology’s AWARDS software, a complete electronic record, can help your agency:

    • Standardize agency data collection and charting procedures
    • Eliminate double-data entry and reduce errors in client/consumer charts
    • Access data in seconds from anywhere, anytime
    • Bill seamlessly to Medicaid, Medicare, and other payors
    • Demonstrate your agency’s value to funders and strategic partners

    ***This is a software demonstration. Current Foothold clients should not attend this session.***


    SPEAKING EVENT | Healthcare in a New Era: How the Changing Landscape Impacts the Provider Community

    Event Date: Thursday, 09/20/2018 11:00 am

    Providers’ Council Convention

    Boston, MA

    Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm


    • David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology

    Join Foothold Technology Senior Advisor David Bucciferro for an interactive conversation about how current and future federal policies are likely to impact your agency. Hear how Medicaid reform is playing out around the country, share your perspective on preparing for an uncertain future, and come away with a plan to survive and thrive in this new reality.

    WEBINAR | The Power of Partnership: Collaboration Goes a Long Way

    Event Date: Thursday, 09/20/2018 2:00 pm

    In partnership with:

    Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM Eastern


    • Michele Meyer, Director of Quaity Assurance and Compliance, Jewish Service for the Developmentally Disabled
    • Alice Siegel, Senior Vice President, The Arc of Bergen and Passaic
    • Rachel Miller, Senior Project Manager, Foothold Technology


    Managing change can be stressful and difficult. Careful planning, collaboration, and combined vision can help make it a positive experience. Attend this session to hear the story of a group of 18 New Jersey agencies who banded together to create a cross-agency collaborative to tackle the shift to a Fee-For-Service model in their state. Based on lessons learned and a shared experience, presenters will share practical and sometimes funny tips on how the transition provided agencies with an opportunity to evaluate operations and improve collaboration among fellow service providers.

    Presenters will outline how they assembled the team, challenges they faced along the way, how partnership led to better procedures, and how the collaborative created a unified voice to advocate with state partners, and work with its technology partner to improve service delivery. Attendees will walk away with a roadmap for implementing stronger collaborations.

    SPEAKING EVENT | Healthy Agencies Create Healthy Communities: 5 Tools to Prepare

    Event Date: Tuesday, 09/25/2018 10:30 am

    ASAPNYS Annual Conference

    Syracuse, NY

    Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm


    • Luke J. Nasta, CEO, Camelot of Staten Island
    • David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology
    Is your agency contributing to the overall health of your community? Is your agency positioned to provide integrated care? Good metrics can inform agency operations, highlight trends, enhance collaboration and identify gaps. This session offers a five-step strategy for using metrics to help you eliminate guessing, support growth, operate more efficiently, and improve the quality of support for those you serve. Using real-world examples and spotlighting Camelot of Staten Island, an organization providing counseling services for adults, adolescents, children, and families affected by drug or alcohol use in New York City, we’ll show you how to collect, analyze and use data in a way that can promote person-centered principles and practices. This is not a demo of technology, rather a conversation based on best practices from provider agencies using technology.


    SPEAKING EVENT | Five Tips for Choosing an Electronic Record: Finding the Best Partner to Help You Thrive in a Changing World

    Event Date: Tuesday, 10/02/2018 3:00 pm

    RCPA Annual Conference

    Hershey, PA

    Date: Tuesday, October 2
    Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm


    • Jennifer Lewis, Assistant Director of Quality Improvement, MHY Family Services
    • David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology

    In today’s changing landscape, electronic record-keeping is critical to any agency’s survival. You need tools to help you report on outcomes, identify success, and develop staff. Using your data strategically can also enhance the value of your programs to funders. How do you choose a technology partner who understands the challenges you face? How do you manage change within your agency? In this session, we’ll share five key lessons learned as a result of implementing an electronic record. Speakers will share best practices around change management and describe ways good data can help you survive and thrive in an ever-changing world. This is not a demo of technology, rather a conversation based on best practices from provider organizations using technology.

    SPEAKING EVENT | Supercharge Your Agency: Using Technology to Engage & Develop Staff

    Event Date: Thursday, 10/25/2018 1:45 pm

    OPRA Fall Conference

    Lewis Center, OH

    Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018
    Time: 1:45pm – 2:45pm


    • Wanda Carroll, Program Manager, Advocacy and Protective Services, Inc. (APSI)
    • Juliette Palmer, Senior Project Manager, Foothold Technology

    As the landscape of health and human services continues to experience massive changes, management teams are being called upon to lead by example and provide more to staff. Staff at all levels of an organization are seeking additional training opportunities and open dialogue among colleagues. Agencies are being asked to exhibit greater accountability on where and how services are being delivered. In this session, we’ll share some concrete examples of how one agency is embracing technology to create open channels of communication, assess staff and program performance, and encourage professional development while streamlining operations at the same time. Attend this session to learn how a connected, supported staff can help lead to improved outcomes for those you serve.