Point of Care Testing in Emergency Departments
Join us for a 1-hour POCT Best Practice recorded Webinar with experts’ presentation and to discuss the values of Point-of-Care Testing and how it provides Healthcare Professionals with diagnostic information when and where it’s needed.
Impact of POCTs on ED Patient Outcomes – Case based discussions by Dr. Dhavapalani Alagappan, MS, FRCS, FRCS(A&E), FRCEM
Impact of POCTs on ED Patient Throughput/Disposition by Dr. Chris Davlantes, MD, FACEP
Overall benefits of POC testing in the ED to improve throughput:
Dr. Dhavapalani Alagappan, MS, FRCS, FRCS(A&E), FRCEM
Consultant and Head of Emergency Departments Apollo Hospitals, Chennai Division
Dr. Dhavapalani Alagappan is the Consultant and Head of Emergency Departments at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai Division and trains Doctors across the various EDs of Apollo Hospitals, Chennai in EM for both MRCEM and DNB. Dr. Alagappan is also the Examiner for MRCEM examinations held in India.
CHRIS DAVLANTES, MD, FACEP
Emergency Medicine Physician,
Senior Director, Global Medical Affairs, Abbott Point of Care
Dr. Davlantes is Board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, he has practiced Emergency Medicine for over 25 years and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He completed his medical school training in 1993 at Indiana University School of Medicine and his residency training in 1996 at University of Illinois’ Colleage of Medicine in Peoria. Dr. Davlantes has held the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Kansas Hospital for the past 9 years, and he is still practicing Emergency Medicine part-time at Northwell Health system’s Lenox Health Greenwich Village, a free-standing ED located in Manhattan, New York City, where he and his wife relocated during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Davlantes has been working as a global Medical Affairs leader in the medical device industry since 2012, where his focus and passion has been to bridge innovative technologies with clinical unmet needs in order to improve patient outcomes around the globe.