Cytovale Sponsored Presentation: Blood to Answer Under 10 Minutes: a Novel Host Response Diagnostic Technology for Sepsis

Session Recording Description: 

Join Dr. Chris Thomas for an overview of an entirely new approach in rapid sepsis diagnostics. The IntelliSep test uses a benchtop instrument designed for the clinical laboratory to quantify the state of innate immune activity in under 10 minutes. The instrument evaluates the mechanical properties of white blood cells (leukocytes), which differ in septic patients compared to non-septic patients. This investigational technology is currently being evaluated in a multicenter study aimed at providing data to support 510k filing.

Target Audience

Industry leaders, Public Policy Experts, Health and hospital Leadership (C-Suite, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, CIOs), Health quality and decision support leaders, Health Investors and VCs, Health and Technology Media, Health Advocates, Health Advisors, Health Educators, Health Marketers. 

Course summary
Course opens: 
06/15/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2024

Christopher B. Thomas, MD

Medical Director of System Quality and Patient Safety at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center: Baton Rouge

Dr. Thomas is the Medical Director of System Quality and Patient Safety at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System and assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center: Baton Rouge. His clinical responsibilities involve supervising the LSU Pulmonary and Critical Care Services at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. His Quality Improvement responsibilities as well as his research focus on the application or investigation of evidence-based interventions. Using interdisciplinary frameworks, he leads system-wide efforts to drive improvement across thematic areas including sepsis, hospital immobility, and prevention of hospital acquired harm.

No continuing education credits are offered for this session.

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