LAKEVILLE, MINN. [July 27, 2018] - ImageTrend, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the Inaugural Poster Session from ImageTrend Connect 2018. The posters were fitting in theme with the conference topics of using data to improve patient care, public safety and operational efficiencies. Participants demonstrated what they are doing to make an impact within their community using original research, interventions, data analysis, new programs or calls to action. Posters were available throughout the conference as a process sharing and ideating opportunity for all attendees, however a panel of judges took on the duty of awarding the top three. The winners are:
1st Place: Geocoding Mortality due to Traumatic Brain Injury represented by Gold Coast University Hospital, Australia. Authored by Brandis & co-authors
2nd Place: Evaluation of a Patient Flow Protocol for Level I Traumas to the surgical Intensive Care Unit, represented by New York-Presbyterian/Queens. Authored by Stankiewicz & co-authors
3rd Place: Surveillance of Occupational Fatalities, Injuries and Exposures among Personnel Using State-Based NEMSIS Data, represented by Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services. Authored by Groenewold & co-authors
“The most important reason to collect and analyze data is to use it to make a positive impact in the community,” commented Morgan Anderson, Epidemiologist at ImageTrend. “The posters were all phenomenal displays and a great way to educate and inspire others. We appreciate everyone’s participation and look forward to continuing this session next year.”
The judges were Dr. Michael Wilcox, Medical Director and Clinical Associate Professor, Hilary Gates, Senior Editorial and Program Director at EMS World, and A.J. Heightman, Editor-in-Chief, JEMS and Program Chair- EMS Today.
The poster session is one of the many networking and educational events of ImageTrend Connect, which occurred July 18-20 in 2018. The conference attracts attendees from across the country for three days of education, networking and discussion around the use of data.
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