Bay Area Point of Care Coordinators

The Bay Area POCT Coordinators (BAPOCC) group represents a number of hospitals in the surrounding silicon valley area of northern California. We have been in existence since March of 1997 and maintain a member database with program details for networking purposes. For more on BAPOCC, contact
Robyn Medeiros, BS, MT (ASCP), CLS, CPOCS.

2016 Meeting & Vendor Fair

May 13, 2016
Hosted by Tina Sherwin & Violet DeBorja
John Muir Medical Center
1601 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek, CA
from 9:00am 3:00pm


CE Credits Provided


Agenda  |  RSVP  |  Location  |  Directions  |  Meeting Flyer




Morning Mingle Potluck, Register for CE & Networking

Coffee, Tea & Pitchers of Water provided by John Muir Health


"Your First IQCP Inspection"

Jane Smith MS, MT(ASCP)SI, DLM Technical Manager Scientific Affairs, Alere


"Point-of-Care Testing in High Risk Burns Patient Populations"

Nam Tran, PhD, MS, FACB, Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Davis


"New Horizons for Point of Care Testing Microbiology Testing"

Glen Hansen, PhD, FCCM, D(ABMM) Medical Director; Hennepin County Medical Center, MN


Lunch and Networking. Group discussion, Q&A.

Visit Vendor tables

Lunch provided by Roche


"Pre-analytical Issues in Blood gas testing. "Its not just about the Heparin" "

Dan M. Hanson BS Microbiology, CLMT, Radiometer


Wrap up, CE certificate distribution, planning for next meeting. Optional Lab tours by Violet Deborja and Maribel DaMota.



May 6, 2016 to: Email Tina Sherwin

Vendors must RSVP to reserve a table.

Tel: 925-674-2070 Cell: 925-917-1834 (use day of meeting)

You can also RSVP via our Meeting Flyer.



John Muir Medical Center | Website

Walnut Creek Ball Auditorium (Hospital basement)

1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Walnut Creek, CA. 94598

Phone (925) 939-3000



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Parking garage on Levels 4-8

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