About us

 
Ankota is the industry’s first Healthcare Delivery Management (HDM) solution, and our promise is to develop home healthcare technology that continually improves patient care, decreases healthcare delivery costs, and improves the prospects for our aging population to live full and healthy lives in the comfort of their homes.

 

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Meet the Ankota Leadership Team

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Ken Accardi, MBA, Founder
Ken, who is sometimes referred to as the "Home Care Software Geek" 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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David Cole, CCP, Chief Operating Officer
David is a seasoned veteran of the home care industry with over 25 years of experience.  A certified Chronic Care Professional, David is one of the original pioneers in the use of telephony within the homecare industry. David co-founded StatChek, Inc., which was later acquired by Computer Outsourcing Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), today a part of Wi-Pro (NYSE:WIT).  David was a part of the startup team at AccentCare, Inc., that now has over 150 offices, has founded and managed homecare agencies and served as the Medicare administrator for Interim Healthcare of Atlanta, Georgia. He is also one of the principal developers of a novel model for post-discharge patient management that has proven to achieve the triple aim of lowering costs while improving outcomes and patient satisfaction.

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Burgess Harrison, MBA, Vice President Marketing & Sales
Burgess brings over 20 years of executive level experience in telehealth, communications, technology marketing and sales. A pioneer in electronic visit verification (EVV) and telephony, Burgess has spoken at NAHC conferences and has received healthcare tech industry innovation honors. Most recently he cofounded Triple Aim Technologies, the leader in remote patient monitoring with its Multi-Morbidity Engine™ technology for the post acute care market. He is known for his creative thought leadership from a marketing perspective and his passion for customer success. Outside of Ankota, Burgess serves a member of the board of directors for Tradehome Shoes, a 109 store retail shoe chain in 21 states. He also advises small businesses with marketing and business strategy. He was formerly an adjunct professor at the New York College of Technology. Burgess holds an MBA from the University of New Haven.

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Hamilton Temple, Regional Sales Director
Most recently with Savii Care, Hamilton brings 20+ years of sales and marketing experience in high tech and enterprise software with the last 9 years being exclusive to the post-acute technology space having worked with providers of home health, home care, DME and Infusion.  Hamilton is committed to providing unparalleled customer focus, true teamwork, leadership, delivering sales performance and increasing value for early stage and/or start up companies.

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Jeremy Hammel, Director of Support & Social Media
Jed solidified his career in the TV and Film industry, and then successfully led marketing and sales for The Longfellow Club.  He brings his expertise in social media marketing and his passion for elder care to his Ankota role.

Carmen Stan Development

 

Carmen Popa, Development Lead
Carmen expertly leads Ankota's software development team.  In addition to her top-notch programming and technology leadership skills, Carmen is a fantastic customer advocate and provides unparalleled support.



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The Ankota Name

Our company name is derived from the etymology of the word Ankota.  Native Americans use the word Ankota to describe a healing tree with a complex root structure.  From the medicinal qualities of the tree we derive our connection to health care.  From the root structure and the literal translation of Ankota to mean "many paths" we make the connection to our mission of improving the delivery and coordination of care outside of the hospital setting.

 

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