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Winners of Inaugural Poster Session Announced

Winners of Inaugural Poster Session Announced

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:

Geocoding Mortality due to Traumatic Brain Injury

Geocoding Mortality due to Traumatic Brain Injury

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

AJ Heightman, Editor-in-Chief of JEMS (left), listens as Trauma Research Assistant Sarah Stankiewicz of New York-Presbyterian/Queens presents their poster

AJ Heightman, Editor-in-Chief of JEMS (left) and Aikaterini Hadoulis, Trauma Registrar (center), listen as Trauma Research Assistant Sarah Stankiewicz of New York-Presbyterian/Queens presents their poster.

“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.

About ImageTrend, Inc. www.ImageTrend.com ImageTrend, Inc. is dedicated to connecting life’s most important data in the healthcare and emergency response community. ImageTrend delivers software solutions, data analytics and services for EMS, hospitals, community paramedicine (CP), critical care, fire, and preparedness to enable fully integrated patient-centric healthcare and public safety. ImageTrend’s commitment to innovation, its clients, and providing world-class implementation and support is unsurpassed. Based in Lakeville, Minn., ImageTrend combines business analysis, creative design and data driven architecture to offer scalable solutions and strategies for today and the future.

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