Our Next Meeting is
Friday, August 24, 2018



Chateau Luxe Event Venue

1175 E Lone Cactus Drive, Phoenix, AZ



Agenda  |  RSVP  |  Board  | Flyer [Word] [PDF]


900am Registration and Vendor Set Up
1000am Visit the Vendors and Continental Breakfast

Combating Burnout: Building Resiliency

for You and Your Organization

Dr. James Hernandez, Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Arizona

1200pm Buffet Lunch

Advances in Oral Anticoagulation Management

Corinne R. Fantz, PhD, DABCC, Director, Medical and Scientific Affairs, POC Roche Diagnostics Corporation


Collection, Preparation, Utilization & Lit Review of FFP, Cryo, & PCC’s & Thromboelastrometry 

Practice Patterns at UMC

Bradford Ray, LP, RABT, PBMT, Director, Patient Blood Management - University Medical Center
El Paso, TX


  • Door Prize Drawings

  • POCA Update and Financial Report – Jan Vittori

  • Officer Elections

RSVP by 8/16/18


To Cindy Bregman @ cindy.bregman@dignityhealth.org


To Bob Kaplanis @ bob.kaplanis@bannerhealth.com

Vendors are encouraged to stay for lunch and networking opportunities. $400 fee for vendors to attend due before 8/24/18. $425 after 8/24/17.

These lectures might be of interest to people in your organization that are not involved with POCT. We open our conference to them. Guests, not involved in POCT, can attend for $20. This will include the lecture and food.

POCA Board and Planning Committee

Josephine Uy, President, uy.josephine@mayo.edu,

480-342-3168 – Mayo Clinic


Bob Kaplanis, Vice President, bob.kaplanis@bannerhealth.com,

602-685-5364 – Banner Health / Laboratory Sciences of Arizona


Cathy Huliganga, Past President, chuliganga@carondelet.org,

520-872-1190, St.  Mary’s Hospital


Jan Vittori, Treasurer, janet.vittori@jcl.com,

602-870-6060 X 1955 Honor Health John C Lincoln Medical Center


Cindy Bregman, Secretary, cindy.bregman@DignityHealth.org,

602-406-3416 (2-12:30am), St. Joseph’s Med. Ctr.


Chuck Rall, Planning Committee Volunteer, Radiometer 800-736-0600 X 52251

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