May 4, 2020: As we continue our field reports with those on frontlines around the country, today’s guest, Tony Alongi, System Director of clinical engineering at Rochester Regional, joins us to talk about how his organization is handling the crisis. In this episode, we learn about the community they serve, as well as their technical team’s structure. While there has not been an uptick in security threats as a result of COVID-19 at Rochester Regional, they have run into some other issues around ventilators and increasing ICU capacities. Tony shares more about the innovative solutions they have come up that allow doctors to better monitor patients while reducing the use and burn rate of PPE. Along with this, we also discuss the sharing ventilator network Rochester Regional is a part of. It's always great to hear different perspectives from hospitals across the nation. Be sure to tune in today!
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