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Sepsis Coordinator Network webinar – Informatics Basics
October 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Date: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 2PM EST/ 11AM PST
Artificial intelligence (AI) and other forms of Cognitive Computing are becoming more prevalant in healthcare, but many healthcare providers may not know how to use it in their practices. This webinar is intended to answer some basic questions surrounding AI. What is AI? What are the different types of AI and Cognitive Computing methods? What are the similarities/differences between the methods, and how are they similar/different from screening tools that we currently utilize (SIRS/qSOFA and other early warning scores)? How can we leverage the advances in AI technology to better identify patients at risk for sepsis?
Gregory Briddick, BSN, RN
Gregory Briddick is the Sepsis Program Coordinator at SUNY Upstate University Hospital. His areas of responsibility include oversight of all Sepsis initiatives within SUNY Upstate, along with participating in various committees throughout the institution. In his role as Sepsis Program Coordinator, Mr. Briddick actively advocates for the best care to patients. As Sepsis Program Coordinator at SUNY Upstate, Mr. Briddick serves as a member of the NYSDOH Sepsis Advisory Group, the NYSDOH Sepsis Data Subgroup, and the Sepsis Coordinator Network Advisory Group. Mr. Briddick obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practice from Lakeview College of Nursing, was inducted as a founding member into the Lakeview College of Nursing Honor Society, and is currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in Illinois and New York. He has established himself as a clinical expert, and is currently enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago pursuing a Masters in Health Informatics degree.