Directions 2017

Directions is our annual user conference and is the must-attend event for leading providers across the entire LTPAC spectrum of care.

This year Directions will provide you another extraordinary educational conference. Experience the same comprehensive learning and networking opportunities that you have come to expect, and more. We hope you’ll be ready for Directions 2017 in New Orleans!

  • 130+ breakout sessions – covering all MatrixCare solutions for all care settings—skilled nursing, senior-living, life plan communities and even home care—plus additional sessions on related industry topics and trends.
  • Maximize your learning – hands-on training, sessions led by industry experts, and the opportunity to earn CE credits.
  • Partner Pavilion – featuring leading industry vendors.
  • Discovery Zone – is the place to explore the newest technologies with touch screen demos and interactive learning.
  • Genius Lab – allowing you to schedule one-on-one appointments with staff experts.
  • Home Care Symposium – an opportunity to attend Home Care solution learning sessions, round table discussions and network with other Home Care and Long-Term Care professionals.
  • Customer Appreciation Event – for enjoying yourself New Orleans style More opportunities to network with your peers.
  • Executive Forum – an invitation-only event with sessions and activities designed for C-level executives.

Skilled Nursing and Senior Living Clients

Life Plan Communities (CCRC) Clients

Home Care Clients

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Join us in New Orleans in 2017

Our Growing List of 2017 Sponsors

Exclusive Sponsors

Consonus HealthCare


Operating for over 25 years, Consonus Healthcare provides consulting, rehab, pharmacy and post-acute care transformation (PACT) services in over 300 long term care facilities nation-wide. Consonus’ parent company owns and operates 24 post-acute and assisted living facilities and this intimate facility insight allows Consonus to view our customer facility operations from the same lens. These well-established services under one unified company bring quantifiable, long-term value and undeniable passion to every partnership.



OnShift delivers cloud-based human capital management software and proactive services to solve everyday workforce challenges in healthcare. Our suite of products for hiring, scheduling and employee engagement drives quality care, lower costs and higher performance by empowering providers to staff consistently and efficiently. Intuitive design, predictive analytics and customer success management are why thousands of post-acute care and senior living organizations rely on OnShift.



Our purpose is to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn health data into actionable intelligence to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Visit us at and follow us at

Elite Sponsors

Attendance on Demand

Attendance on Demand

MatrixCare TimeTracker, from Attendance on Demand, works seamlessly with the MatrixCare platform. With over a million employees online, the Attendance on Demand CORE package delivers cloud-based time and labor management solutions that help businesses meet their compliance needs. The ELITE package is a workforce management solution designed to improve patient coverage while reducing labor costs.



From point of care scheduling and documentation, EMR to analytics, payroll to billing and collections, Casamba’s software and service solutions maximize the business and clinical potential of providers across post-acute care settings, including contract therapy, skilled nursing facility, outpatient therapy clinic, and home health and hospice.



Kno2™ optimizes patient document exchange for everyone in healthcare. The cloud-based platform works seamlessly with MatrixCare solutions to provide a clear path to connectivity with others and replace paper faxes with secure patient document exchange. LTPAC operators will be able to improve care coordination and deliver better patient outcomes across the full spectrum of care. Learn more at



Liaison EMR-Link™ integrates your Answers™ system with lab and imaging vendors, bringing results into residents’ charts electronically to save time and improve care. All major long-term-care labs (Trident, AHA, Quest, etc.) use EMR-Link today—and we onboard new labs every month.

Nurse Rosie

Nurse Rosie Products

Nurse Rosie Products offers EMR connectivity, technically advanced medical equipment, and wound healing solutions that will help long-term and post-acute care facilities measure up to the challenges of improving quality of care. Our equipment was designed to increase staff efficiency, reduce hospital readmissions, and demonstrate value to referral partners.


Relay Health

Relay Health provides the connectivity and solutions that enable constituents across healthcare to exchange information securely and conveniently. By connecting patients, providers, pharmacies, payors and pharmaceutical manufacturers, RelayHealth offers real-time solutions to streamline interactions throughout healthcare.

Preferred Sponsors



AlixaRx combines long term care pharmacy services, on-site medication dispensing and certified geriatric clinical pharmacists to deliver innovative pharmacy services nationwide.

Linkmedia 360

Linkmedia 360

Linkmedia believes in the power of digital marketing analytics and insights to drive action. We are instrumental in helping clients achieve their resident acquisition goals by utilizing our expertise in local search marketing across digital channels. Linkmedia partners with clients to support their journey up the digital marketing maturity curve to remain highly visible in local markets and convert website inquiries into residents.



MediMatrix® by WebInterstate Inc. is a widely used EHR system utilized by mobile radiology companies servicing SNF, LTC and home care facilities across the U.S. MediMatrix seamlessly integrates with your MatrixCare solution allowing users to effectively manage orders, patient results and the capability of viewing images directly in the EHR.


Optima Healthcare Solutions

Optima Healthcare Solutions is a leading provider of cloud-based software for post-acute care providers, including contract therapy companies, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient clinics and home health agencies. More than 9,000 sites of service entrust Optima to deliver software that improves patient care and enhances business performance. For more information, visit


PAR Tech

With point of sale hardware in more than 50,000 locations in more than 110 countries, PAR is redefining point of sale hardware with technology advanced powerful, durable and flexible designs.


Pharmcare USA

PharmcareUSA is a leading Long Term Care pharmacy solutions provider offering unprecedented technology, advanced clinical oversight and unparalleled customer attention –coupled together to deliver unmatched service to our clients and their respective residents. This differentiates PharmcareUSA through unique deliverables in meeting the demands of our growing patient population.


Pioneer, Inc.

Pioneer Inc. is a leading manufacturer of touchscreen enabled mobile computing solutions for healthcare including: Handheld Tablets, Wall Mounted Kiosks, and Cart Mounted Mobile Computers. With over 10,000 installations Pioneer provides best practice strategies and best of breed devices for clinician documentation across the Extended Care Continuum.



PointRight delivers a data-driven decision support solution that enables post-acute care stakeholders to achieve measurable improvement in clinical and quality outcomes. Using both descriptive and predictive analytics, PointRight accelerates clinical quality improvement, optimizes organizational performance, and informs financial decision making. For over 20 years, PointRight clients have realized cost-effective improvements in patient outcomes for frail and elderly populations.

Team TSI

Team TSI

Team TSI offers a diverse selection of data focused, customer driven solutions, ranging from reimbursement optimization, survey/five star, re-hospitalization, quality and risk management, trend analysis, root cause analysis as well as our new customizable KPI Dashboard Suite. Our IntelliLogix™ Web Application is truly Data Focused. Customer Driven.



TridentUSA Health Services, LLC, and its subsidiaries, including MobilexUSA, US Laboratories, Schryver Medical, and Diagnostic Laboratories and Radiology, is the leading national provider of bedside diagnostic services in the United States. TridentUSA provides services to more than 15,000 post-acute facilities across 45 states, collaborating with our customers in various ways to ensure high quality service levels that positively influence our customers’ and our patients’ experience.



VCPI delivers technology solutions to more than 2,400 long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers nationwide. We’re exclusive to the LTPAC market and empower providers to improve quality of care with us as their outsourced partner, or extended IT team. Our breadth of expertise includes managed cloud services, managed device services, 24/7 Service Desk, network management, security, identity and access management, business intelligence, consulting, and professional services. We are the caretakers of technology.

Welch Allyn

Welch Allyn

Welch Allyn, now part of Hill-Rom, provides innovative solutions to help reduce risk and improve patient safety, satisfaction and outcomes in a variety of clinical settings through a complete range of EMR-interfaced vital signs monitoring solutions. Please visit our booth.

Fun in the Lab

Directions was a hit with MatrixCare clients

“This is my favorite conference of the year. Great opportunity to learn about the functionality in depth and the labs are wonderful.”

“One of the absolute best conferences I attend each year. I know there will be very little wasted time because each session pertains to my everyday job. It’s excellent and gets better every year.”

“This was a great experience! I was able to ask question after question and the staff was very patient with all of them. The atmosphere was energizing and helpful.”

“This was my first time attending, and I was wowed! The staff were all great speakers and very helpful. The sessions were all great. The client appreciation night was beyond my expectations – the food, the party – all first class. It was great to network with other users of MatrixCare as well. Thank you all!!”