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[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Leveraging Technology in Hazard Response: Advancements and Future Trends

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Leveraging Technology in Hazard Response: Advancements and Future Trends

How today’s emergency management and healthcare leaders are using modern tech for patient tracking and response management around pre-planned events and major incidents

Efficient communication is critical during mass casualty incidents, hurricane evacuations, MVAs with multiple patients, or even special events. Historically, the difficulty in sharing information between various responding organizations during hazard events has made incident management challenging—not to mention when the incident extends across cities, regions, or states. New advancements in communication and patient tracking technology are transforming response capabilities, however—quickly becoming the new standard for emergency management. 

Join this exclusive roundtable discussion where Texas and Colorado emergency management and healthcare leaders will share:

  • How and why they are deploying these systems locally and statewide
  • The benefits and opportunities they’re seeing
  • Where they see the future of emergency management communication and coordination heading 
Guest Presenters
  • Hilary Watt, CEO/CFO/Governmental Affairs, Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council (CBRAC) in Corpus Christi, TX.
  • 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 in the Colorado Springs, CO area.
Hosts:
  • Kate Leatherby, Sales VP - West at Pulsara
  • Brandon Means, VP of Medical Operations at Pulsara.

WEBINAR EVENT DETAILS


Date: Wednesday, May 17th, 2023

Time: 11 AM ET |  10 AM CT |  9 AM MT |  8 AM PT

Cost: FREE

Webinar Recording? Yes. If you can’t attend the live event or want to watch it again, all registrants will receive a link to the live recording after the event.

 

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Top takeaways include: 

  • How the use of local and statewide wristbands in coordination with Pulsara’s communication and logistics platform for every patient type is improving patient handoffs, patient tracking, and reunification. 
  • The multiple benefits of using the same communication platform for hazard events as you do for everyday patient transports, transfers, and transitions of care. 
  • How implementing these systems on the infrastructural level for regions or states can standardize how care teams and organizations coordinate with public health, safety, and emergency management—improving communication, coordination, load balancing, and patient tracking around any hazard event. 

 

MEET THE PRESENTERS

 

stein-bronsky-headshot@200x200E. 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  

(Eric) Stein Bronsky, MD attended medical school at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He then completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA and continued onto complete EMS fellowship training at VCU. Dr. Bronsky has been in Colorado Springs, CO for 15 years. During his early years in Colorado, he served as the medical director for Memorial Star Transport Service (ground and air) and was the assistant medical director for the Colorado Springs Fire Department. He was also the medical director for, and a co-founder of, the Memorial Health Systems (now University of Colorado Health) adult and pediatric critical care ground transport teams.

Dr. Bronsky currently works as an Emergency Medicine physician for Centura Health hospitals in Colorado Springs, as well as for Vail Health in Vail, CO. He is currently Co-Chief Medical Director for the Colorado Springs Fire Department, CSFD Community Paramedic Program (CARES program), mobile integrated mental health teams (Community Resource Teams – CRT), El Paso County American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance service, and El Paso-Teller County 911 Authority.

 

Hilary Watt

Bios 20230510 Hilary Watt Headshot - 1x1@600CEO/CFO/Governmental Affairs, Coastal Bend Regional Advisory Council (CBRAC) in Corpus Christi, TX

Ms. Watt has worked for the CBRAC since 2009 and has led the organization as CEO since 2013. CBRAC is a 501©(3) non-profit organization recognized in the state of Texas. The geographical area covered by the CBRAC spans 19 counties. CBRAC is a fully grant-funded organization whose mission is: To reduce death/disability related to trauma, disaster and acute illness, through implementation of appropriate education and a well-planned, coordinated disaster and emergency response system. This is accomplished through partnerships and collaboration with regional healthcare leaders including: Hospitals, EMS, Long Term Care, Specialty Clinics, Dialysis, Home Health, Nursing Homes, Home Hospice, Behavioral Health, Pharmacy, Blood Bank, various NGO’s, Coast Guard, DOD partners, Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of State Health Services Preparedness and Response, Public Health Preparedness, and regional Offices of Emergency Management.

 

Hosts

 

kate-jones_website@600Kate Leatherby

Sales 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 Sales 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 Sales Vice President (U.S. 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.

 

brandon-means@200x200Brandon Means

VP of Medical Operations, Pulsara

As a career Paramedic, Flight Nurse, and EMS Director, Brandon Means brings years of clinical and leadership experience as Pulsara’s VP of Medical Operations. 

Brandon started his EMS career in 2002 as a Firefighter/EMT working his way through Paramedic School. He’s spent time as an EMS educator, ICU nurse, Flight Nurse, and in multiple leadership roles. Brandon maintains double board certifications in critical care and flight nursing and is a graduate of Texas A&M University. 

As Pulsara’s VP of Medical Operations, Brandon leverages his diverse clinical background and leadership experience to help EMS and hospital systems work through the difficult process of change management. Brandon believes that great communication builds trust and trust builds teams. When both of these are in place, countless lives can be impacted daily.

Brandon’s superpower is being able to carry on entire conversations using only movie quotes. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, skiing, and spending his time with his wife and four beautiful children. 


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A statewide wristband system is revolutionizing Texas's approach to patient care and large-scale incident response. Check out the webinar to hear Eric Epley discuss their new approach to patient communication, logistics, and load balancing.

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