Vidacare Corporation Creates New Medical Director of Clinical Affairs Position for Intraosseous Vascular Access Division - Company & People News - @ JEMS.com


Vidacare Corporation Creates New Medical Director of Clinical Affairs Position for Intraosseous Vascular Access Division

Directors on Each US Coast Will Educate Physicians on Use of Intraosseous Vascular Access


 
 


See Vidacare Corp., in Product Connect | Wednesday, June 6, 2012


San Antonio, Texas -- Vidacare Corporation has hired two prominent emergency physicians as Medical Directors of Clinical Affairs. These physicians are joining the newly formed Clinical Affairs Department and will work closely with Emergency Medicine physicians and clinical hospital staff to educate them on the value of incorporating intraosseous vascular access into their practice. Responsibilities will include peer to peer advocacy, education, speaking engagements, subject matter expertise and guidance on practice and hospital adoption of clinical policies for use of the Company's products.

Filling the roles of these newly created positions are:

  • West Coast US - Chris Davlantes, MD. Davlantes is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician, most recently practicing in Kansas at Olathe Medical Center and Miami County Medical Center.
  • East Coast US - Julette Saussy, MD, FACEP. Saussy is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician who most recently practiced at LSU Interim Hospital (formerly Charity Hospital) a Level I Trauma Center in Louisiana.
  •  

    Mark Mellin, President and CEO of Vidacare Corporation commented, “These distinguished professionals with in-depth experience in Emergency Medicine as well as the science and advantages of intraosseous vascular access, will play a vital role in the further education and adoption of our intraosseous technology in the physician arena.”

    Vidacare’s EZ-IO® Intraosseous Infusion System provides immediate vascular access for patients in multiple clinical settings, using the intraosseous (inside the bone) space. The EZ-IO is used by 90 percent of US advanced life support ambulances and over half of US Emergency Departments, as well as the US Military.

    Established in 2001, Vidacare Corporation is the pioneer of a broad technology platform for accessing the intraosseous (inside the bone) space. Current products include the EZ-IO® Intraosseous Infusion System, the OnControl® Bone Marrow System and the OnControl® Bone Access System. Applications include vascular access, emergency and disaster medicine, oncology and spinal surgery. Vidacare’s focus on enhancing clinical efficacy, patient safety and comfort, and reducing complications and their associated costs, has resulted in its devices becoming the recognized technology standard. Privately held, the company is based in San Antonio, Texas, and its products are marketed in over 50 countries worldwide. www.vidacare.com

 




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: Company & People News, Industry News, intraosseous vascular access

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Improving Survival from Cardiac Arrest Using ACD-CPR + ITD

Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Philadelphia Fire Department Apologizes for Medic’s Jab at Police

Union head calls photos a slap in the face of officers.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Fire and EMS Crews Blame New Technology for Patient’s Death

Delayed response blamed on recurring dispatch problems.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Suspect Steals, Crashes Maryland Ambulance

One killed, others injured in Prince George’s County crash.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Truck Strikes Pedestrians in Scotland

Six killed in downtown Glasgow.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Tennessee Trench Rescue

Worker pulled from Roane County worksite.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Time’s Ebola Firefighters

Doctors, nurses and others saluted for fighting virus.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


More Product Videos >