Sponsored Session: Virtual Patient Surveillance Technology and Sepsis: Bringing Patient Data to the Surface
Sponsored by GE Healthcare
In this sponsored session, learners will review the importance and benefits of early diagnosis and therapy in sepsis patients and evidence indicating that patient deterioration is preceded by hours of warning signs. Attendees will then discover surveillance technology options that may facilitate care and augment an already strained clinical staff.
This session was originally recorded in September 2022 as part of Sepsis Alliance Summit.
Nurses, advanced practice providers, physicians, emergency responders, pharmacists, medical technologists, respiratory therapists, physical/occupational therapists, infection prevention specialists, data/quality specialists, and more.
Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this session by GE Healthcare.
John “JW” Beard, MD
Chief Medical Officer, GE Healthcare – Patient Care Solutions (PCS)
John “JW” Beard, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer of GE Healthcare – Patient Care Solutions (PCS). Dr. Beard is responsible for contributing clinical expertise to strategic business processes including innovation, clinical evidence generation, health economics and outcomes research, and scientific communication. He brings the voice of the patient and clinician to all levels of the organization and represents PCS externally as the primary medical executive. Prior to joining GE, Dr. Beard held the role of Chief Medical Officer at ICU Medical Inc. and was previously in clinical practice for fifteen years—including roles in pre-admission clinics, operating rooms, and labor and delivery units. During his time in practice, Dr. Beard led multiple quality improvement initiatives and held leadership positions including Chairman and Medical Director of the Department of Anesthesia. His clinical experience has been enriched by providing volunteer medical care in the Americas, Asia, and Africa.
No continuing education credits are offered for this session. Content is provided by the sponsor.
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