It was announced at the ISRC Fall Conference 2019, that the overall winning Student scholarship submission was authored by a student from the Ivy Tech Fort Wayne campus and won the coveted Bob Glass Memorial Scholarship. Sophia Walsh was the recipient and she penned a wonderful document.
Tom McClory, RRT-ACCS, will be retiring on December 31, 2019 after 18 years at Franciscan Health Indianapolis. Tom started his lengthy career in respiratory care at St. Francis Beech Grove and has held positions as a Senior Critical Care Therapist, and now Education Team Lead.
For about 2 months leading up to the RT week dates for 2019, the ISRC participated with Promotions Plus to market to RT departments and Vendors who do business with RT staff for gift buying. The RT departments in the state were emailed a catalog of items ranging from $2 to $10 and there are other items depending on what is sought initially.
The bill we have been waiting for, the CONNECT for Health Act (Creating Opportunities Now for New and Effective Care Technologies), was released on October 30 by members of the House and Senate telehealth working group.