Heat and Health: Data on How Summer Heat Impacts Emergency Medical Service Resources

Recorded May 30, 204

Webinar Description

Did you know that 60 million Americans located in metro areas experience 90 degree or higher temperatures about 2.5 months per year? Or that heat-related illnesses and deaths are completely preventable? Join Epidemiologist Morgan K. Anderson as she shares insights about heat-related illness attended by EMS. Data collected from 2019-2023 will be shared; giving you the knowledge to understand how forecasted high heat days may impact your agency's resources. How to find opportunities to work with public health and community resources to prevent heat-related illnesses and mortality will also be discussed.


About the Presenters

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Morgan K. Anderson, Research Manager & Epidemiologist  |  ImageTrend

Jane Koenig leads product vision and strategy to help hospitals and governments make strides in trauma, burn, stroke, and cardiac care and reduction. Upon earning a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics at Excelsior College, she started her career in healthcare informatics at McKesson as a Senior Product Manager. Jane transitioned to Optum, where she was key in launching a new Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) engine. Most recently, Jane was a part of the Dakota Child and Family Clinic, serving as Chronic Care Coordinator. 

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