Inflammatix Sponsored Presentation: How immune-response testing can improve sepsis outcomes
Session Recording Description:
Quickly identifying whether a patient has an infection, and if that infection is likely to progress to sepsis, are critical to the evaluation of patients in the emergency department, where minutes matter. Diagnostics play a key role in the ED clinician’s toolkit. However, current tools overly rely on measuring bacteremia, thereby missing early windows for intervention, as the majority of pathogens that cause infection are not circulating in the blood. We need better solutions in the ED that improve patient outcomes. In this webinar, we will characterize the challenges of identifying sepsis in the ED and discuss how measuring the patient’s immune response to pathogens may represent a better approach.
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.
Tim Sweeney, MD, PhD
Co-Founder and CEO, Inflammatix, Inc.
Tim Sweeney, MD, PhD, is co-founder and CEO of Inflammatix. Tim has experience across medical practice (general surgery & critical care), bench research, and bioinformatics / machine learning. While training at Stanford he helped invent the core technology on which Inflammatix is based, is named on over a dozen patents related to medical diagnostics, and has published >100 manuscripts & abstracts. He is PI (through Inflammatix) on multiple development contracts from DARPA, BARDA, and NIH, and brought Inflammatix to recognition as the ‘Most Disruptive Technology’ at AACC in 2019, and the “Fierce 15” list in 2020.
No continuing education credits are offered for this session.
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