March 2020 Recap
Before events across the county were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our teams managed to travel to the Sunshine State for EMS Today and the Palmetto State for the SC Emergency Care Symposium. While our events schedule was light, the announcements we made in March were anything but. In March we:
- Released a white paper detailing how one health system is decreasing time to treatment for STEMI patients.
- Published a case study that demonstrated how another health system leveraged Pulsara to improve STEMI DTD times by an average of 19%.
- Announced the expansion of our Pulsara ONE package that now includes all referring healthcare organizations and enables our live video streaming, transfer, and consult functionalities.
- We released a FREE Pulsara for COVID-19 package to help health systems manage COVID-19 while saving PPE and reducing exposure to other patients and healthcare providers.
- Just this week, in an effort to directly connect patients to their caregivers, Pulsara released Pulsara v 10.11.1 or Pulsara Patient 1.0 - Pulsara's patient/family facing app (see how it works below).
After our events at the beginning of March, we began to hear of events across the world cancelling or postponing in an effort to flatten the curve and working under the recommendations made by the CDC. These event cancellations of course included trade shows we were planning on attending in April; 6 out of the 7 we were registered to attend cancelled (details on the 7th listed below). While we are sad we won't be heading out on the road in April, we are thankful these steps have been taken to keep our communities as safe as they can be during these unprecedented times.
Coming Up in April:
April 17 | Singing River Health System Stroke Care Symposium | Held Virtually
That's right! The annual Singing River Stroke Care Symposium is being held virtually. Attendees will still be able to earn their CE's as they attend online sessions and vendors are given the opportunity to participate in social media marketing before, during, and after the conference. Will we be seeing more virtual conferences in the future? Only time will tell.
We hope to head back out on the road in May, but these are uncertain times we are living in and we understand that the safety of our communities and the healthcare providers who serve them is paramount. Until next time, we hope you are all able to remain safe and healthy.