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HI Pulse Webinar: SEPSIS -- How Informatics Makes a Difference

HI Pulse Webinar Series

Webinar title: SEPSIS: How Informatics Makes a Difference

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, from noon – 1 p.m. ET

Webinar Description:

The subject matter to be discussed in this webinar is how informatics facilitates the early detection and treatment of Sepsis. Specific details and examples will be reviewed on how clinical informatics can facilitate the implementation of life saving measures, in a timely fashion, using what is available to all electronic healthcare systems. Discussion will include how informaticists take the available data and develop the tools to allow the data to become available to the clinician in a usable format.

Speakers: Ted McAllen, DNP (c), MBA, BSN, RN, and Natasha Gasper, MBA, RRT

Ted McAllen, DNP (c), MBA, BSN, RN, is the Director of Nursing Informatics at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH. Ted is also teaches nursing informatics as an adjunct faculty member in the Kent State University College of Nursing graduate and undergraduate programs. Ted has been at Akron General for eight years and has been actively involved in leading and facilitating the nursing division through the transitions of multiple McKesson upgrades and product optimizations as well as the implementation and transition of McKesson to Epic (Spring 2017).

Natasha Gasper, MBA, RRT, is a Systems Administrator in the Nursing Informatics Department at Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Her career focus has been predominantly in the Respiratory Therapy Department for 14 of her years at Akron General. For the past six years, her focus has been in nursing informatics. Natasha obtained her MBA from Malone University in May 2015. She facilitates process and workflow with development and build of physician order sets.

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