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EMS Innovation Conference

EHSF is excited to announce its EMS Innovation Conference!

EMS Innovation Conference: The Purpose

The EMS Innovation Conference is an opportunity to network and develop sustainable relationships with EMS agencies and partners from across the Commonwealth and nation. The conference focuses on EMS system innovation and the value of mobile integrated healthcare. 

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Conference Venue

The 2019 EMS Innovations Conference Information:

June 27-28, 2019

Best Western Premier: The Central Hotel & Conference Center

800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg, PA  17111

 

Overnight Room Rates:

$102.95 per night

To secure the group rate, reservations can be made at: https://www.bestwestern.com/en_US/book/hotel-rooms.39125.html?groupId=6K4EC4A3

 

 

Conference Rates

 

Attendee Registration

Two-Day Registration

  • $125 (Standard)
  • $100 (Early)

One-Day Registration

  • $100 (Standard)
  • $75 (Early)

Early registration ends on 05/31/2019

Conference Schedule

 

June 27, 2019 - Day 1

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome EHSF
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM REMSA's Nurse Health Line: A Comprehensive Approach Navigating Patients to the Most Appropriate Care Bradford H. Lee, MD, JD, MBA, Medical Director, Regional EMS Authority (REMSA)
9:40 AM - 10:40 AM Session A - So you Want to Start a Mobile Integrated Health Program Joseph Casciotti, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, CP-C, Harris County Emergency Services District (Texas)
  Session B - Innovation in Stroke Care TBD
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM Session A - Community Paramedicine Updates Gaspere (Gus) Geraci, MD, FAAFP, FAIHQ, CHCQM, CPE, Market Chief Medical Officer, AmeriHealth Caritas Pennsylvania
  Session B - Innovation with ECMO Jordan B. Schooler, MD, Emergency Medicine, Penn State Health
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM

Buffet Lunch with Exhibitors

 
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch & Learn with Dr. Reihart: Engaging Special Populations Michael J. Reihart, DO, FACEP, FAEMS, Regional Medical Director, EHSF
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Session A - Painted Fire: Mentoring EMS Jules K. Scadden, Paramedic, Director of EMS, Dysart Ambulance Service (Iowa)
  Session B - The Possibilities of Simulation Kevin Leverena, Harris County Emergency Services District (Texas)
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM Session A - The Role of Ultrasound in EMS Alex Christ, Paramedic, Southern York County EMS
  Session B - Community Paramedicine: Endless Possibilities Brandon Wattai, Community Paramedicine Supervisor, Penn State Health
  Session C - Grant Writing to Advance your Agency Scott Ryno, Director of Business Development, Cornerstone Adminisystems
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM Session A - The Top 6 Legal Issues that will Change the way you Lead your EMS Agency into 2019 and Beyond Steve Wirth, Esq., EMT-P, Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC
  Session B - The Community Paramedic Role in Community Pediatrics Stephanie Goddard, BS, NRP, CP-C and Tillie Oatman, NRP, MA, Community Paramedics, WellSpan Community Paramedicine Program
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Pre-Dinner Networking  / Exhibitors / Cash Bar  
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Special Dinner with Dr. Brent Myers

Brent Myers, MD, Chief Medical Officer, ESO Solutions

 

June 28, 2019 - Day 2

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors

 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM Unexpected Nightmares: A paramedic attacked and stabbed on duty describes the hurdles of recovering from PTSD Ben Vernon, BA, Paramedic, San Diego Fire Department
10:10 AM - 11:10 AM Session A - Lunar Leadership - Lessons from our Journey to the Moon that can Launch your EMS Agency to Success Steve Wirth, Esq., EMT-P, Page, Wolfberg & Wirth LLC
  Session B - Innovation with Trauma Care Eric H. Bradburn, DO, University of Pennsylvania: Lancaster General Hospital
  Session C - FirstNet Public Safety's Mobile Network James (Jim) Mullen, Jr., FirstNet Regional Manager, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Delaware
11:20 AM - 12:20 AM Session A - Using Whole Blood in EMS   Joseph Casciotti, RN, BSN, CEN, CFRN, CP-C, Harris County Emergency Services District (Texas)
  Session B - Baltimore's Model of MIH-CP Mark R. Fletcher, Deputy Chief EMS, Baltimore City Fire Department
12:20 PM - 1:00 PM

Buffet Lunch with Exhibitors

 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch & Learn with Dr. Lee: Emergency Triage, Transport, & Treatment (ET3): Alternatives to Ambulance Transports to ED Bradford H. Lee, MD, JD, MBA, Medical Director, Regional EMS Authority (Nevada)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Session A - It's not Just the Calls -  First Responder Stress: From the Classroom to the Job Jules K. Scadden, Paramedic, Director of EMS, Dysart Ambulance Service (Iowa)
  Session B - EMS - Serving beyond the Call Lori Shenk, NREMT, Community Outreach Manager, Northwest EMS, Inc.
3:10 PM - 4:10 PM Session A - Proving the Value of Community Paramedicine Brandon Wattai, Community Paramedicine Supervisor, Penn State Health
  Session B - From Opioids to the Methamphetamine Crisis Michael J. Reihart, DO, FACEP, FAEMS, Regional Medical Director, EHSF
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM Closing Remarks C. Steven Lyle, Executive Director, EHSF

 

 

Speakers

Thank you to our speakers!

  • C. Steve Lyle, Executive Director - Emergency Health Services Federation

  • Dr. Brent Myers, Chief Medical Officer - ESO Solutions

  • Col. (Ret) Brad H. Lee, MD, JD, MBA, Medical Director - Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA), Nevada

  • Joseph Casciotti, RN, CEN, CFRN, CP-C - Harris County Emergency Services District 48, Texas

  • Julie Scadden, Director - Dysart Ambulance, Iowa

  • Steve Wirth, Partner - Page Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC

  • Mark Fletcher, Battalion Chief - Baltimore City Fire Department

  • Scott Ryno, Director Business Development - Cornerstone Adminisystems

  • Keith Laws, Chief - Main Line Health Riddle EMS

  • Brandon Wattai, Community Paramedicine Supervisor - Penn State Health

  • Lori Shenk, Community Outreach Manager - Northwest EMS

  • Stephanie Goddard, Community Paramedic - WellSpan York Hospital

  • Tillie Oatman, Community Paramedic - WellSpan York Hospital

  • Theresa Sellers, Manager/Community Health Nurse - UPMC Pinnacle

  • Check back soon for more speakers!