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Solutions Expo

Our 2024 Partners and Exhibitors welcome you to this year’s Solutions Expo.  Discover new and innovative solutions for all the challenges you face in providing the best care possible for your residents, your clients, and your organization!  Discuss service and environmental challenges with knowledgeable vendors.  Lunch and refreshments will be available during the first day of the conference to all registered attendees while the Solutions Expo is open.  The 2024 LAI Spring Conference Solutions Expo is definitely the place to be to help you find solutions for your business needs!

Look for these exceptional exhibitors at our Solutions Expo:

Aegis Therapies

LAI Associate Member

Aegis Therapies® is a national contract rehabilitation and wellness company providing physical, occupational, and speech-language therapy across the continuum of care. We provide inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services to help our patients return to the activities they love.

Contact: Mike Beckwith

Phone: 414-803-5299

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://aegistherapies.com

 

Assured Partners

LAI Silver Annual Sponsor

At AssuredPartners, we’re not just in the insurance business. We’re in the business of developing strong, lasting relationships. Relationships built on trust that we earn day in and day out by collaborating with you as partners – where we view each other as equals, show mutual respect and work openly and honestly together to achieve common goals.  A recognized leader in Senior Living insurance, our team of dedicated, experienced professionals always have your best interests in mind. Through listening, problem solving and collaboration, together we find the best new innovative solutions to deliver forward-thinking insurance, employee benefits, financial services, and value-added solutions. It’s what we call power through partnership.

Contact: Cole Kramer

Phone: 515-453-9319

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.assuredpartners.com/

 

 

BioTech X-ray Inc.

LAI Associate Member

BioTech X-ray provides quality diagnostic x-ray, ultrasound and doppler exams at the patient’s bedside reducing their need of hospitalization.  Our EHR technology makes ordering and reporting simple by either connecting to your current system or by viewing ours online at biotechxray.com.

Contact: Cathy Bergmann

Phone: 563-343-2084

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.biotechxray.com/

 

Bland & Associates

LAI Associate Member

Assist in developing systems to control costs and capture all the reimbursements and revenues that the organization is entitled to receive. Bland goes above and beyond when it comes to providing solutions to your organization. We understand the regulations and know how critical it is to have a thorough understanding of the health care environment. We provide financial statement and tax services and Medicaid and Medicare consulting as well as cost report preparation.

Contact: Bob Dick

Phone: 402-397-8822

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://blandcpa.com/

 

Blue Stone Therapy

LAI Associate Member

Headquartered in Urbandale, Iowa, Blue Stone Therapy is the leading specialist in Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) therapy services. The company was founded in 2009 and provides specialized Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology services to healthcare providers in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Contact: Jay Pfalzgraf

Phone: 515-225-4070

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.bluestonetherapy.com/

 

CE Solutions/VGM Education

LAI Associate Member

CE Solutions/VGM Education provides online training and education you & your staff need. An easy to use Learning Management System allows managers and staff to assign, complete and track all education with ease. As an expert in Senior Care, Hospice and Home health CE Solutions is committed to developing and delivering education that supports our customers’ success. Recently added to the services we provide is Infection Compliance Solutions tool. This tool provides facilities a solution to compiling surveillance and antibiotic stewardship data to easily meet Infection Control tracking and reporting needs.

Contact: Deb Martin

Phone: 866-650-3400

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.vgmeducation.com/ces

 

Choice Rehabilitation

LAI Associate Member

Choice Rehabilitation delivers superior rehab therapy services by providing the highest quality person-centered care and positive experiences for those we serve. Dedicated to being the most trusted name in the rehabilitation industry, we are committed to enriching lives by specializing in “you” and striving always to be your Choice.

Contact: Ron Robinson

Phone: 573-631-5813

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.choicerehab.net/

 

CLA

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

CLA is a professional service firm that provides assurance, accounting, tax, reimbursement, consulting, and advisory services to senior living organizations.

Contact: Ashley Mahoney

Phone: 515-346-3664

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.claconnect.com/en

 

Community Living Solutions

LAI Silver Annual Sponsor

Community Living Solutions is an integrated planning, design and construction services organization solely serving the senior living profession.  Our skilled team of planners, architects, and construction managers use a unique process that incorporates visioning, market assessment, and financial feasibility to ensure that the planning, design, and construction management solutions will enhance marketability, increase revenue, and maintain a strong bill of financial health for the future.

Contact: John Huhn

Phone: 612-963-0889

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://communitylivingsolutions.com

 

Consonus Pharmacy

LAI Silver Annual Sponsor

Consonsus Pharmacy has been serving LTC communities in Iowa since 2008. We have a wide variety of services including Infusions, eMAR integration, electronic e-kits, pharmacy consulting, and delivery service available 24/7.

Contact: Tom Kealy

Phone: 402-289-0431

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.consonushealth.com/pharmacy/

 

Cottingham & Butler

LAI Associate Member

As the nation’s 28th largest insurance broker, Cottingham & Butler provides a complete suite of employee benefits, wellness, property & casualty, safety, and claims administration solutions to our client.

Contact: Tim Alexander

Phone: 563-587-5496

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.cottinghambutler.com/

 

Direct Supply

LAI Associate Member

Direct Supply is dedicated to fueling the future of healthcare. We help providers create efficient and innovative environments with products, services and platforms that help improve outcomes, optimize building operations and maximize your spend. Since 1985 we have enhanced and improved the health and wellness of seniors across all care settings.  And we are the voice of providers in shaping our national policies towards senior healthcare. We’re proud to support senior care everywhere™.

Contact: Jamie Froh

Phone: 414-760-5856

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.directsupply.com/

 

Elim Preferred Services, Inc.

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

Elim Preferred Services is a medical supplies distributor and the leader in competitive pricing, superior customer service, and retaining the highest fill rates among our competitors. Our mission: EPS will consistently provide the highest quality of cost-effective services and products for our customer base with a commitment to integrity, and a desire to serve as the provider of choice. EPS is committed to serve seniors in the spirit of excellence.

Contact: Lisa Slagter

Phone: 515-829-6608

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.epsmn.com/

 

Fusion Workforce Solutions

LAI Associate Member

Fusion Workforce Solutions helps source and manage facilities’ short-term staffing needs under one contract. As your managed service provider, we work with your team to eliminate staffing roadblocks with a simple goal: Increase speed to placement, control costs with consistent rates and align with healthcare facilities to improve patient care.

Contact: Brandon Schafer

Phone: 877-230-3885

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.fusionmedstaff.com/client/

 

Hillyard

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

Our Focus, Your Solution for Clean, Safe, Healthy Facilities.  We understand providing clean, safe, healthy facilities is more than just buying cleaning supplies and equipment. It's about people. It's about providing the right systems, training, and motivation that elevates your staff to deliver exceptional results that enhance the level of care at your facility.

Contact: Jayme Mau

Phone: 515-727-2133

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.hillyard.com/

 

HPC/Premier GPO

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

HPC/Premier Group Purchasing connects Members to the most aggressive National Direct Purchasing Contracts for nearly any Product or Service being purchased in a Healthcare or Business environment.

Contact: Marcus Peterson

Phone: 612-669-4314

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.hpcgrouppurchasing.org/

 

Iowa Long Term Care Risk Management Association

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

Iowa Long Term Care Risk Management Association (ILTCRMA) is a group self-insured association formed in 1991 specifically to provide workers compensation coverage to the long-term care industry in Iowa. ILTCRMA has grown over the years to become the largest provider of workers compensation coverage for long term care in Iowa with over 140 members. The Association provides a wide range of services designed to improve your risk management program and control premium expenses. Members are encouraged to take an active role in the claims and loss control process. ILTCRMA offers competitive rates and excellent service. If you are a current member of ILTCRMA, we thank you for your hard work in controlling workers compensation costs. If you are not a member of ILTCRMA, we would like the opportunity to visit with you further about the program and its many advantages. For more information contact Dean Curtis at CCMSI, 800-982-2365.

Contact: Dean Curtis

Phone: 515-223-9022

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.ccmsi.com/

 

Key Rehabilitation, Inc.

LAI Associate Member

Key Rehab is a turnkey therapy partner in healthcare settings, including home health. Our programs are cost effective and outcomes driven. Our divisions include: MDS Solutions and GeroPsych. MDS Solutions offers completion and consulting, both of which can be done on an interim or long-term basis. GeroPsych provides talk therapy on-site or through telehealth.

Contact: Julye Smith

Phone: 888-362-8704

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.keyrehab.com

 

Lee Agency, Inc.

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

For nearly 30 years, Lee Agency has specialized in providing business insurance and risk management solutions to Senior Living communities. Our experience and expertise have allowed us to partner with hundreds of Senior Living communities in 17 states. With multiple RN’s and a Claims & Risk Manager on staff, we can provide our clients with various educational resources that adhere to CMS guidelines and requirements including Emergency Preparedness Planning, tabletop and functional exercises, development and training of policies and procedures, assistance with state survey reviews and corrective actions, leadership and staff development seminars.

Contact: Brance Rivera

Phone: (800)225-9252

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://leeagencyinc.com/

 

Main Healthcare Extended Care Pharmacy

LAI Associate Member

Main Healthcare Pharmacy is an extended care pharmacy serving both long-term care facilities as well as assisted living facilities, group homes, and residential care. With 2 locations to better serve your patients.

Contact: Andrew Ploehn

Phone: 563-324-5004

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://mhcrx.com

 

Marsh & McLennan Agency

LAI Associate Member

Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) is a full-service insurance, retirement, and risk management firm dedicated to serving the insurance needs of middle market companies in the United States. As a subsidiary of Marsh, the world’s largest broker and risk advisor, we provide clients with unparalleled access to local service, regional expertise, and global resources. We operate independently, offering commercial business insurance, private client insurance, employee health & benefits, and retirement services to clients across the US.

Contact: Justin Uhrich

Phone: 763-746-8211

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.marshmma.com/

 

Martin Bros. Distributing Co., Inc.

LAI Platinum Annual Sponsor

Martin Bros. is a customer-centric, employee-owned company that has been built on the foundation of strong family values. Over our 80-year history, we have made it a priority to walk alongside our business partners to better understand the challenges that come with caring for our most vulnerable population. We also know operational excellence can only be achieved when residents are happy, receiving quality care by trained and engaged staff members every single day.  By connecting our customers to innovative solutions and quality products from brands you trust, we ensure all things are working together to help drive results!

Contact: Julie Halfpop

Phone: 515-238-7295

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.martinbros.com/

 

McKesson

LAI Associate Member

When it comes to helping you provide quality care, McKesson delivers. Whether you are looking to improve regulatory compliance and clinical training, reduce supply costs or offer a broader product selection, McKesson Medical-Surgical delivers comprehensive solutions to help your facility achieve better clinical and business outcomes. Let us support your business so you can focus on providing quality care.

Contact: Denise Peterson

Phone: 804-512-0143

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://mms.mckesson.com/

 

Med-Mizer

We are an American manufacturer which innovates medical technology for healthcare. The markets we serve cover the continuum of care from hospitals/clinics, long term care, and to the home setting. Our innovative solutions include specialty beds, seating, and safe patient handling equipment.

Contact: Ken Huber

Phone: 319-621-6538

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.med-mizer.com/

 

Millennium Therapy

LAI Associate Member

Millennium Therapy was created through a strong vision and an unending desire to serve the nursing home industry and its population. Millennium has grown to serving over a hundred locations throughout the state. Millennium continues to add outpatient locations throughout the state, creating a unique environment in which we provide a variety of opportunities for their staff and continuance of care for their patients.

Contact: Holly Little

Phone: 515-331-3190

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.millenniumtherapy.com

 

Northwest Respiratory Services

LAI Associate Member

Since 1980, Northwest Respiratory Services has served the senior care market with the highest quality respiratory & wound care products and services. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, we serve the senior care market across the upper-mid and near west from our strategically located offices, servicing the entire state of Iowa. Today’s challenging healthcare environment demands an experienced partner that provides exceptional service solutions. Northwest Respiratory Services has the experience and expertise to meet these needs. We have free on-line in-service offerings available. Also, facilities can consult our Respiratory Therapy staff for training in the use of respiratory equipment or to perform a variety of in-services.

Contact: Derek Korbelik

Phone: 800-232-0706

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.nwrespiratory.com/

 

NuCara Pharmacy & Home Medical

LAI Associate Member

NuCara’s goal is to deliver the best value without sacrificing quality in the care we provide. We have a rich history in Long-Term Care services, beginning in the 1980’s. We utilize our strengths to provide top-notch care to facilities and group homes that often cannot be replicated by other businesses.

Contact: Brian Hervey

Phone: (319)404-1348

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.nucara.com/


Omnicare

LAI Associate Member

Omnicare is a national leading pharmacy for skilled nursing facilities and their patients. We provide best-in-class medication reviews, compliance management and cost containment solutions that keep the focus on providing quality care. Our robust clinical offerings are patient focused and optimal for providers in long-term and post-acute facilities.

Contact: Stephanie Mills

Phone: 727-281-6362

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.omnicare.com/
 

Performance Foodservice

LAI Associate Member

Performance Foodservice is a broad line food service distributor.  From the freshest produce to the finest culinary resources, Performance Foodservice is your source for creating outstanding dining programs that give you a competitive edge in your market.  With innovative and versatile programs we can partner with you to manage ordering, inventory and menus.

Contact: Jay Harris

Phone: 319-396-1300

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.performancefoodservice.com/

 

Residex Software

RTasks by ResiDex is software designed to manage client and staff data for your assisted living, group home, or adult day. Use RTasks for e-charting, e-mars, assessments, care plans, incidents, notes and more. Other features include pharmacy connect, staffing, timeclock, e-fax, lead tracking, activity planning, billing and accounts receivable.

Contact: Susan Roberts

Phone: 866-512-8369

Email:[email protected]

Website: https://residexsoftware.com/

 

Right Dose Pharmacy

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

We get to know you and your residents and deliver customized pharmacy solutions that meet the needs of your individual community.  Together we can provide the best most personal service to those who matter most: our mothers, fathers, grandparents and friends.

Contact: Jessica Fairbanks

Phone: 515-289-4008

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://rightdosepharmacy.com/

 

Ryun, Givens & Company, P.C.

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

Ryun, Givens & Company, P.C. is a certified public accounting firm specializing in serving long term care providers, including audit, cost report, tax and ongoing consulting. Our friendly and knowledgeable team approach to providing services will ensure you and your organization are our top priority.

Contact: Kathy French

Phone: 515-225-3141

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.ryungivens.com/

 

ServiceMaster by Rice

LAI Associate Member

Working with ServiceMaster by Rice means receiving comprehensive service that is dedicated to making the recovery process as easy for you as possible. Our team works with all insurance carriers to guarantee your satisfaction in the disaster cleanup process. We are available 24/7, 365 for all emergency services. No job is too small or too large—we’re here to restore spaces as small as your attic to large commercial properties.Fire and smoke damage restorationWater damage restorationWeather damage restorationOdor removalMold growth removal and preventionAnd, of course, this is just a sample of what our team offers. Wherever you may be located, you’ll have access through one of our dozens of locations serving Iowa.

Contact: Cole Amstustz

Phone: 515-274-9109

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.servicemasterrestore.com/locations/iowa/servicemaster-by-rice/

 

Trio Pharmacy Services

LAI Bronze Annual Sponsor

Trio Pharmacy Services is a full service, independent, long term care pharmacy. Trio Pharmacy Services specializes in servicing a wide spectrum of care facilities including skilled nursing communities, assisted living communities, memory care communities, residential care facilities, youth homes, ICF-DD facilities, and hospice providers. Trio Pharmacy Services operates on the belief that patient care and excellent customer service should be the foundation on which a pharmacy is built.

Contact: Dave Wiechert

Phone: 877-322-4780

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.triopharmacyservices.com/

 

US Foods

LAI Associate Member

US Foods is a full line foodservice distributer offering various food and nonfood products and value-added services to assist all healthcare needs. We are located in Coralville, IA.

Contact: Anthony Marciano

Phone: 763-258-4832

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.usfoods.com/

 

VRI & Healthcom

LAI Associate Member

VRI & Healthcom provide remote patient monitoring and medication monitoring to save lives and preserve independence for people in need and the caregivers who support them. We work to engage, educate, and empower our clients so that we help to prepare them for the future and keep them one step ahead. We set the industry standard for quality in every service we provide.

Contact: Aaron Fortenbacher

Phone: 800-860-4230

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://vricares.com/

 

Williams & Company PC

LAI Silver Annual Sponsor

Cost Reports & Reimbursement Strategy, Private Pay Rate Determination & Analysis, Projections & Feasibility Studies for Financing, Audit, Review & Compilation Services, Monthly Financial Statement Preparation, Income Tax Preparation & Tax Planning.

Contact: Alexandrea Keller

Phone: 515-381-6736

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://williams.cpa/

 

Ziegler

LAI Silver Annual Sponsor

Ziegler is the nation's lead underwriter of financing for non-profit senior living providers. Ziegler serves its clients through comprehensive and innovative services that include investment banking, financial risk management, mergers and acquisition services, investment management, seed capital, FHA mortgage banking, and senior living research, education and communication.

Contact: Matt Mulé

Phone: 480-688-1620

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.ziegler.com/