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“Addressing (at least some) POCT Challenges”

Dr. Sharon Ehrmeyer

You may have heard Dr. Ehrmeyer speak on numerous topics on Whitehat Webinars. She is a Professor Emeritus in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI. Her research and consulting interests focus on laboratory and POCT quality issues including the impact of mandated regulations on testing practices. Dr. Ehrmeyer has served on The Joint Commission’s Technical Advisory Committee and the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute(formally NCCLS) Board of Directors. She currently is a member of AACC’s Government Relations Committee, is the Regulatory Affairs section editor for Point of Care (the journal of near patient testing and technology) and an ISO 15189 auditor. Dr. Ehrmeyer is being sponsored for us by IL.



“POCT-17 and The Clinical Impact of Blood Glucose Monitoring Accuracy in Critical Care”

Sponsored by Nova Biomedical | Speaker TBD




At noon we will have lunch and our meeting. I will be introducing Amanda Sutton who will be assuming our leadership role in January. As always be sure to bring any questions or problems you may have to discuss with the group.




“Bringing High Quality Results

to the Point of Care:

CLIA Waived Point of Care Molecular Testing”

Ryan Schmidt, VP of Marketing

Alere Infectious Disease Business Unit

At around 1:00pm(may be earlier depending on the meeting length) Ryan Schmidt from Alere present a talk on molecular POCT. Ryan is the VP of Marketing for the Infectious Disease Business Unit at Alere Inc. where he manages a team of marketing professionals that support the ID business in North America. Ryan received his Bachelor’s Degree from Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota and his MBA from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.




“epoc Blood Analysis Systems”

Spreaker TBD



Debby Ogle at





Parkwest Medical Center

9352 Park West Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37923

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