Foothold Technology Events

    SPEAKING EVENT | Achieving Quality Over Quantity: Using Leadership, Workforce, and Data

    Event Date: Thursday, 04/04/2019 10:45 am

    New York Alliance Annual Conference

    Bolton Landing, NY

    Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Time: 10:45am – 12 noon


    • Ruth Tokarczyk, Director of I/DD Services, Rising Ground
    • Casheif Belvin, Assistant Director of Community Services, Rising Ground
    • David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology

    To thrive in a managed care environment, your agency needs to demonstrate reduced costs, improved outcomes, and a positive experience for those you serve. This doesn’t mean you have to give up on quality! Like a three-legged stool, when an agency combines strong leadership, a skilled workforce, and data, it can find the stability it needs to successfully navigate change. In this session, we’ll take a closer look at each of the three principles and demonstrate how using data to drive decision-making can support leaders, develop an agency’s workforce, and provide insight into the overall performance of an agency’s programs and services. Attendees will learn practical tips on how to improve the quality of services and supports it provides based on outcomes rather than outputs, all while maintaining a high standard of quality over quantity.

    SPEAKING EVENT | Maximizing Health Information Technology in the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis

    Event Date: Tuesday, 04/16/2019 10:45 am

    NJAMHAA Annual Conference

    Princeton, NJ

    Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    Time: 10:45am – 12 noon


    • David Lacouture, JSW, LSW, Chief Administration Officer, NewBridge Services
    • David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology
    In early 2018, the Electronic Health Record Association (EHRA) convened a national Opioid Crisis Task Force to identify how Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and other health IT can play a role in providing solutions to one of the nation’s most pressing challenges. David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor of Foothold Technology, is a participant on the Opioid Crisis Task Force where he co-leads the Standards and Technology sub-group. This important group of stakeholders is examining ways health IT functionality can be better utilized as part of the larger solution to combat the opioid crisis in our country. In this session, Mr. Bucciferro will share highlights from a recent panel discussion with congressional staff where the Task Force shared initial policy recommendations on ways to maximize the capacities of health IT in the fight against opioid abuse. Mr. Buccifferro will share best practices gleaned from state-by-state research, and along with NewBridge Services, a New Jersey-based provider, will facilitate dialogue among attendees on ways data, technology, and collaboration — including connecting to state HIE systems — can be used to evaluate and support recovery efforts.

    SPEAKING EVENT | Investing in Your Future: Why Data is Your Agency’s Currency

    Event Date: Wednesday, 04/17/2019 3:15 pm

    Iowa Association of Community Providers Conference

    Ames, IA

    Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    Time: 3:15 – 4:30pm


    • David Bucciferro, Senior Advisor, Foothold Technology

    For some, data is a scary four-letter word. It doesn’t have to be. When used strategically, data can give your agency great power and responsibility. It can also be a tool you can use to invest in your future. With a greater emphasis on payment structures focused on value vs quantity, you need to have a greater understanding of what data is and how it can be used. In this session, we’ll demystify data and share examples of how agencies are identifying what to measure, what to share, and how to use it to enhance their work and support the individuals they serve. If you’re ready for a greater understanding of how to market your services and fuel your sustainability, join us to learn practical tips on how to reinvent your organization’s relationship to data.