Webcast from California Regional Stakeholder Meeting

The California Regional Stakeholder Meeting took place on May 11, 2015 in San Diego, California and was hosted by the West Health Institute. The webcast from the event has been divided into 5 segments, correlating to the agenda items:

Segment 1:
Welcome and Opening Remarks
• Joseph Smith, MD, PhD – Chief Medical Officer, West Health Institute
• Noah Smith, MPH, EMT – Office of EMS, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
• Ray Mollers – Department of Homeland Security
• Jim Dunford, MD – City of San Diego EMS Medical Director

Segment 2:
Lightning Round One: California Community Paramedic Programs
• Alternate Destinations
o San Diego EMSA
o Los Angeles EMSA
o Orange County EMSA
o Stanislaus County EMSA
• Frequent 9-1-1 Callers & Post Hospital Discharge Follow-up
o San Diego EMSA (Frequent 9-1-1 Callers)
o Alameda EMSA (Post Discharge & Frequent 9-1-1 Callers)
o Los Angeles EMSA (Post Discharge)
o Butte County EMSA (Post Discharge)
o Solano County (Post Discharge)
o San Bernardino EMSA (Post Discharge)
• Disease-specific & Hospice
o Ventura EMSA (Directly Observed Treatment of TB Patients)
o Ventura EMSA (Hospice)

Segment 3:
Lightning Round Two: Clinical and Technology Innovation
• Sharon Henry – President, Evolution Health
• Teresa Lee, JD, MPH – Exec Director, Alliance for Home Health Quality & Innovation
• Dan Chavez – Executive Director, San Diego Health Connect
• John Ohanian – President and CEO, 211 San Diego
• Ken Miller, MD, PhD – Medical Director Orange County Fire
• Todd Stout – Founder & President, Firstwatch

Promoting Innovation in EMS Project: Initial Results & Impressions
Kevin G. Munjal, MD, MPH – Assoc Medical Director of Prehospital Care, Mount Sinai Health System

Segment 4:
Group Results and Discussion

Segment 5:
Summary and Next Steps

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