Phase I Corporate Sponsor Events

Roundtable Discussions:

Monday, November, 11 │ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm │Park West Foyer

EMPAC Roundtable:

Host: Aleks Popovic, Director of Business Development  

Title: EMPAC RRG: Turning One of Your Largest Expenses into an Asset

EM Physicians who believe the best professional liability solution is to “control it yourself,” would find EMPAC of interest.  Physicians from our insured groups are welcome to participate in EMPAC’s governance.  This close involvement with EM physicians has led to product development, defense strategy, and effective patient safety that should be expected from a single specialty carrier.

TeamHealth Roundtable:

Hosts: Randal Dabbs, MD, FACEP, FAAFP, Co-founder of TeamHealth and President, Practice Development; and Sean Larkin, Director of Provider Recruitment

Title: Maximizing the Physician-APC Relationship

The need for improved efficiency has driven the growth of advanced practice clinicians in emergency medicine. This discussion will emphasize the five strategic keys that should be utilized to ensure maximum benefit.

Vapotherm Roundtable:

Hosts: John Walsh, Area Vice President, Clinical; and Adam Hodges, Director of Strategic Accounts

Title: Take a Breath for EMF

Try Hi-VNI® Technology and help raise money for the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF).  For each Emergency Medicine provider that tries on the therapy, Vapotherm will donate $10 to the Emergency Medicine Foundation.

Vapotherm Hi-VNI® Technology is Mask-Free™ NIV for spontaneously breathing patients.

  • Provides fast, effective respiratory support for the patient that arrives in the Emergency Department in undifferentiated respiratory distress, including hypercapnia, hypoxemia and dyspnea.
  • Reduces the risk and care complexities associated with mask therapies.
  • Trusted by over 1,250 US Hospitals and backed by top-tier clinical evidence.

Complimentary Dinner and Educational Presentations

Vapotherm: Tuesday, November 12 │ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm │ Park West Ballroom E

Title: Vapotherm Hi-VNI® Technology: No Mask. No Problem. Mask-Free NIV™ for Spontaneously Breathing Patients

Dr. Michael Bublewicz will discuss current research and his clinical practice experience using High-Velocity Nasal Insufflation (HVNI), a mask-free noninvasive ventilation solution for patients in respiratory distress in the Emergency Department, including hypercapnia, hypoxemia and dyspnea.

Presenter: Michael Bublewicz, MD, Regional Performance Director for TeamHealth West Group for the Memorial Hermann Health System

Pick up a dinner ticket at the EDDA registration table during a break. Seating is limited and tickets are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Janssen: Wednesday, November 13 │ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm │ Park West Ballroom E

Title: Recent development in the VTE prophylaxis of acutely ill medical patients and treatment of DVT/PE.

This lecture will present an option for VTE prophylaxis of acutely ill medical patients, the treatment of DVT/PE, and reduction in the risk of recurrence of DVT and/or PE.

Presenter: James M. Williams, MS, DO, FACEP

Pick up a dinner ticket at the EDDA registration table during a break. Seating is limited and tickets are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Aerogen: Thursday, November 14 │ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm │ Park West Ballroom E

Title: ‘Inhale the future, exhale the past’: How changes in aerosol drug delivery can lead to better, faster and sustained patient response to treatment leading to decreased admission rates.

How do we improve outcomes for asthma and COPD patients in the ED? Outdated aerosol delivery systems are restricting the impact that bronchodilators have on respiratory patients. Can improved aerosol delivery methods improve patient response to treatment, increase ED throughput and reduce overall cost of care? 

Presenters: Lynne McCullough, MD, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA & Medical Director at the Saperstein Emergency Department in the Ronald Reagan Hospital in Westwood, CA; and Eileen Sweeney, Associate Director, Marketing, Aerogen

Pick up a dinner ticket at the EDDA registration table during a break. Seating is limited and tickets are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

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