Renaissance Waverly Hotel

Atlanta, GA

Connect with Azalea solution experts, network with peers and industry leaders, discover the latest Azalea features, functionality and industry trend! 

Earn CEU credits (AAPC/AHIMA) offered in select breakout sessions, at no additional charge!

Keynote Speakers Announced!

Meet our Keynote Speaker, Adele Allison, President-elect of Alabama HIMSS and Director of Provider Innovation Strategies at DST Health Solutions, LLC. Adele travels across the country speaking at events providing insight on the latest healthcare trends, quality measures, and much more! Don’t miss her interactive and inspiring sessions.





Leo Mazzone joined the Atlanta Braves in 1979 as a pitching coach. Mazzone has earned a reputation as one of the best pitching coaches in the modern era. Leo began to focus on the mental approach to the game and learned not to over-coach his pitches. He now travels around the country speaking about his experience and the commonalities in creating a successful team in your work environment.

Why Should I Attend?

We invite you to join us for the 2019 Azalea Connect Conference! Invest two days to learn, connect and discover with your peers in healthcare. We have packed the Conference full of the most valuable product and industry information to help you knock today’s changing healthcare landscape out of the park!

With our venue next to SunTrust Park- the new home of Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves, this year’s Conference theme will be baseball and full of fun!

Meet with Azalea solution experts and our partners while discovering the newest products and services we offer. Earn CEU credits, industry keynote speakers, customer appreciation, and surprise giveaways, you won’t want to miss this.

  • Break-out sessions including hands-on training and support for your specific Azalea solution.
  • Earn CEU credits, offered in select breakout sessions, at no extra charge!
  • Gain knowledge on interoperability, QPP, maximizing reimbursements, and how it affects you.
  • Industry expert keynote speakers discuss healthcare and what to expect for your practice and hospital.
  • Discover how we can enhance your EHR with our partner solutions.
  • Customer appreciation reception, prizes, and giveaways!
  • Location! Hosted next to SunTrust Park- the new home or Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves- and the surrounding Battery Atlanta with many dining and entertainment options.



Hear About Customers Connect Experience!

Agenda Sneak Peak!

Thursday, February 28

1:00-1:45 Welcome Registration, Drinks, and Snacks
1:45-2:00 Baha Ziedan, CEO, Conference Kickoff and Awards
2:00-3:30 Adele Allison, Keynote Speaker
3:30- 3:45 Break and Exhibiting
3:45-4:45 Breakout Sessions (60 min)

  • New Features (Ambulatory & Hospital Specific)

4:45-5:00 Break and Exhibiting
5:00-6:00 Breakout Sessions (60 min)

  • CEU Session: “What Rural Managers and Clinicians Need to Know…
  • Chronic Care Management and MIPS Compliance
  • Maximizing Reimbursements

6:00-7:00 Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall

Friday, March 1

7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:00-9:00 Leo Mazonne, Friday Kickoff
9:00-9:45 Adele Allison, “State of Healthcare”
9:45-10:15  Baha Ziedan, Azalea Health Road-map, Awards
10:15-10:30 Break and Exhibiting
10:30-11:00 Breakout Sessions (30 min)

  • Next Generation Technology meets Back Office/Financial Management
  • Driving Performance with Analytic Reporting

10:30-11:30 Breakout Sessions (60 min)

  • CEU Session: Strategic Importance of Appropriate Documentation, Coding, and Billing

11:30-12:00 Breakout Session (30 min)

  • Physician Engagement: A Crucial Component of a Health Organization
  • Utilization of Modern Technology in the Rural Community

11:00-12:00 Networking in Exhibit Hall Open
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Awards
1:00-2:00 Breakout Sessions (60 min)

  • CEU Session: “Outside the Box, How to Financially Survive the Rural Market”
  • Telehealth use and Reimbursement
  • Change Management Best Practices

2:00-2:15 Break and Exhibiting
2:15-3:15 Breakout Sessions (60 min)

  • Hands-on Training – Ambulatory
  • Hands-on Training- Hospital
  • Ask the RCM Experts

3:00-3:15 Closing with Baha Ziedan, CEO

Earn CEU credits in select breakout sessions, at no extra charge!


Renaissance Waverly Hotel & Convention Center

2450 Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
To make hotel reservations, please call the hotel at (770) 953-4500, or visit their website to make reservations online. The special room rate at $159.00 for “Azalea Health Client Meeting” and the deadline to book your room is February 1, 2019.

Plan Your Trip!


Our venue at the Atlanta Renaissance Waverly hotel could not be better connected to some of the city’s greatest attractions including family and children activities!


  • Take a tour of the Atlanta Braves home stadium at Suntrust Park!
  • Visit The Battery at Suntrust Park for shopping and dining.
  • Check out a show at The Coca-Cola Roxy, the newest concert venue located at The Battery!
  • Golfing nearby at Chastain Park and City Club Marietta.
  • Family and Children activities, the World of Coke, Atlanta Zoo, visit the largest aquarium in the world, the Georgia Aquarium!
  • Check out area sightings with local tours. See the area map linked here! 
  • Hotel Reservation cut-off for the reduced rate is February 1, 2019. To make hotel reservations, please call the hotel at (770) 953-4500, or visit their website to make reservations online.


2019 Connect Conference Sponsors







Event FAQS


When does the conference start and end? 

  • We suggest arriving by 12:00 pm to check in Thursday, February 28th, we will kick off registration at 1:00 pm.
  • We will conclude Friday, March 1st following the last keynote speaker at 3:30 pm.

When is the registration deadline?

  • January 15, 2019.

How can I pay for my registration?

  • Applications must be accompanied by credit card, check or money order made payable to Azalea Health in full amount.

Do you have to be an Azalea Health customer?

  • We welcome anyone interested in attending with open arms!
  • We suggest all customers attend the conference.

Who should attend the conference?

  • Practices: Providers, Office Managers, Nurses, Billing Managers
  • Hospitals: CEO, CFO, CNO, Providers, Billing Managers, Administration

What is included in the registration fee?

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Hors-D’Oeuvres, Refreshments, Snacks, all breakout sessions, training, support, exhibit hall, all daily activities.

What is the hotel reservation cut off?

  • Hotel Reservation cut-off for reduced rate is February 1, 2019.
  • To make hotel reservations, please call the hotel at (770) 953-4500, or visit their website to make reservations online. “Azalea Health Client Meeting”

Can I substitute someone else to send to the conference?

Are meals included in registration?

  • Yes, refreshments and snacks are provided on Thursday’s afternoon kick off following with Hors-D’Oeuvres and happy hour. Friday breakfast, lunch, refreshments and snacks are provided.

For specific restrictions (dietary, mobility, etc), who do I contact?

What is the dress code?

  • Please dress business casual for the daytime conference, and feel free to bring a change of clothes for your evening!

Is Wi-Fi provided to conference attendees?

  • Yes, wi-fi is provided in the conference meeting areas. This will be provided when you check into the conference.

What is the registration cancellation policy?

  • If written notice of cancellation is postmarked by January 15, 2019, a full refund minus a $150 administration fee will be made. No refund for cancellation will be made for requests postmarked after January 15, 2019.


For further questions contact or call 877.777.7686