Preparing for respiratory season
in a post-pandemic world
CE accreditation by ACCME and AAPA
While the end of the emergency phase of the COVID-19 pandemic closes a chapter in history, we are emerging with a solid grasp of the adaptive strategies required to meet the needs of patients and an evolving workforce. This course will cover what we can expect during respiratory season based on data from the southern hemisphere and some strategies to help protect the most vulnerable populations.
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- Identify the major seasonal illnesses associated with “respiratory season” that pose the greatest threat to human health
- Understand the ongoing health risk posed by COVID-19 post-pandemic
- Discuss strategies to protect vulnerable patient populations at greatest risk of severe illness during respiratory season
About our speaker
Stefen Ammon, MD
National Medical Director of Clinical Oversight, DispatchHealth
Dr. Ammon is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and medical director at DispatchHealth. His medical education and experience have led him to organizational, administrative and leadership opportunities, including serving as a chief resident, emergency department medical director, hospital board member and hospital chief of medical staff/medical staff president. Dr. Ammon is a leading member of the DispatchHealth COVID-19 Task Force, created to keep patients and providers safe from contracting and spreading COVID-19 through education and the development of safety and treatment protocols.
Bringing the power of the hospital to the comfort of home™
DispatchHealth provides comprehensive and trusted medical care in the comfort of home to people with serious health concerns—with services that include same-day, urgent medical care; hospital alternative care; and recovery care. Our emergency medicine and hospitalist medicine trained care teams are equipped with all the tools necessary—including imaging and IV infusions—to treat common to complex injuries and illnesses in the home. DispatchHealth is partnered with most major insurance companies and works closely with primary care and specialty care providers, EMS, health systems, senior living facilities, and employers to deliver in-home care that reduces unnecessary emergency room visits, hospital stays and readmissions. Since the company’s inception in 2013, our expert medical teams have treated more than one million people in their homes across more than 30 states in the country—resulting in 58% emergency room avoidance, 8.5% 30-day hospital readmission, 98% patient satisfaction, and nearly $1.5 billion in medical cost savings.