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Upcoming Webinar: Regional Change Management

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How Healthcare Leaders are Successfully Connecting Teams & Organizations Across Regions for Better Outcomes

Increasingly, more healthcare organizations are discovering the need for an interconnected system of care that includes local and regional healthcare systems—from EMS to hospital teams and beyond. The benefits to patient care and clinical coordination are profound, from faster treatment times and reduced costs to streamlined transfers and unified MCI/MPI and disaster management.

But with so many different systems and stakeholders, how does one go about setting up a regional system of care that scales? How do you engage and get buy-in from a diverse group of stakeholders?

In this upcoming webinar, learn firsthand how healthcare leaders from Colorado Springs, CO, and Des Moines, IA, successfully created interconnected regional systems of care based around Pulsara: a secure, mobile-first telehealth, communication, and logistics platform.

Hear how they successfully brought stakeholders from multiple organizations together, what challenges they faced and how they overcame them, tips and best practices, change management insights and discoveries, and more. 


Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 

Time: 12:00 PM ET | 11:00 AM CT | 10:00 AM MT | 9:00 AM PT

Cost: FREE

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Moderator Kate Leatherby, Regional Vice President - West, Pulsara

With experience as both a paramedic and prehospital care coordinator—as well as having a Masters in Public Policy and Management—Kate Leatherby brings over two decades of unmatched clinical and leadership experience as Regional Vice President - West for Pulsara.

As an alumna of the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs with a Masters in Public Policy and Management, Kate’s passion for people and patient care have driven her career forward. Starting as an EMT shortly after high school, Kate went on to attend the paramedic program at the Center for Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. As a paramedic, Kate has supported communities in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Colorado, as well as areas across the country while on deployment with the National Disaster Medical System. 

Today, as Pulsara’s Regional Vice President - West, she leverages her clinical background to help EMS and hospital systems improve team communication, work through the difficult process of change management, and improve the lives of both patients and caregivers.


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E. Stein Bronsky, MD, Co-Chief Medical Director, Colorado Springs Fire Department, Co-Chief Medical Director, El Paso County, CO American Medical Response (AMR), and Medical Director, El Paso-Teller County 911 Authority 

E. Stein Bronsky, MD, is the Co-Chief Medical Director, Colorado Springs Fire Department, Co-Chief Medical Director, El Paso County, CO American Medical Response (AMR), and Medical Director, El Paso-Teller County 911 Authority. Dr. Bronsky began his career as an EMT in 1991 and later practiced for several years as a paramedic before attending medical school at Vanderbilt University. He completed his emergency medicine residency and EMS fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).


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Matthew Angelidis, MD, UCHealth ER Physician, Medical Director UCHealth EMS, Co-Medical Director CSFD/AMR, and Co-Medical Director Plains to Peaks RETAC

Matt Angelidis, MD is a Board Certified Emergency Physician for UCHealth at Memorial Central, Memorial North, Pikes Peak Regional Hospital, and Grandview Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. Dr. Angelidis is Co-Medical Director for Colorado Springs Fire Department and AMR, a member of the El Paso County EMS Medical Director Committee, and is the Co-Medical Director for the Plains to Peaks RETAC and the UCHealth EMS Center for Excellence EMS Medical Director participating in the development, implementation, training/education, and quality assurance for Prehospital Providers across the Plains to Peaks Region.


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Brian Helland, Operations Chief of the Clive, Iowa Fire Department

Brian is the Operations Chief of the Clive, Iowa Fire Department. He has been actively involved in stroke and cardiovascular education for over 30 years and is a charter member of the Iowa Stroke Task Force. He has delivered many presentations on how data impacts healthcare delivery in the out of hospital world of EMS, including three separate podium presentations at the International Stroke Conference. Currently, Brian serves as the vice-president of the Central Iowa EMS Directors Association which includes 25 counties in central Iowa.


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David Edgar, MHA, CCP, NAEMT Board of Directors Region III, CAAS Board of Directors, and Assistant Chief of EMS for the City of West Des Moines, Iowa

David Edgar, MHA, CCP, is the assistant chief of EMS for the City of West Des Moines, Iowa. West Des Moines EMS operates as a public-private partnership between the city and a local hospital system. Edgar started his career as a volunteer with the department in 1986 and is starting his 35th year in EMS. He obtained his Master of Healthcare Administration in 1999.

Edgar is a member of the Iowa Department of Public Health’s Highly Infectious Disease Committee, the FEMA Region 7 EMS workgroup, Iowa EMS for Children Committee, the regional implementation committee for Pulsara, Metro STEMI and Stroke Committee, and is the EMS representative for the Des Moines Metro Emergency Departments Committee. In addition, he also serves on the NAEMT Lighthouse Leadership Committee, and on the CAAS Board of Directors serves as the NAEMT representative. Edgar was recognized as the Iowa Career Paramedic of the Year in 2000. He was the recipient of a 2013 JEMS EMS 10 Innovators in EMS Award, AAA Star of Life Award, and an NAEMT Presidential Leadership Award.

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