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Legislative and Governmental affairs Update: Telehealth, Connect for Care, and the Breathe Act

November 26, 2019

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.

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“A perfect match: the ISRC and the Embassy Suites show how to build a better conference”

November 25, 2019

As we know, the ISRC Fall Conference 2019 is in the books and fully rated as a successful production by all accounts. Vendors, presenters, and mostly participants provided positive feedback confirming that the ISRC made the right choice with new partner Embassy Suites by Hilton.

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Awards Time for 2019

November 22, 2019

The Wednesday Evening ISRC Board meeting was convened October 9, 2019. Janet Sievers provided a re-port on award activity that she formulated as the committee chair. There were three Scholarships awarded to Respiratory Care students.

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The Impact of Vaping on Lung Injury

November 22, 2019

The practice of vaping has become a scourge with unknown outcomes which now includes serious lung injury and even death. Vaping and its impact on Lung Injury is very concerning when we consider the occurrence of deaths among some users, the serious hospitalizations by many other users, and the banning of vaping by some states.

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What Can I Do to Prevent My Child from Using E-cigarettes or to Help Them Stop?

November 21, 2019

What Can I Do to Prevent My Child from Using E-cigarettes or to Help Them Stop? Set a good example by being tobacco-free and ensure that your kid is not exposed to the secondhand emissions from any tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.

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Smoke Free Indy’s Annual Holiday Party and Coalition Celebration

November 20, 2019

Julie Boas, RRT is a Disease Management Coordinator for the Respiratory Care department at Franciscan Health, Indianapolis and the ACO there. She sent the Pulmonary Press publishers office a notification of the Annual Smoke Free Annual Holiday Party and Coalition Celebration for Indianapolis.

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A Heartfelt Sympathy To Our Close Friend for Her Loss

November 20, 2019

On November 4, 2019, Mitchell Bruce Ingle, of Mooresville, Indiana passed away at home after a long battle with Parkinson disease. Mitchell was 63 and was the husband of our beloved Pat Ingle from IU Health and dutiful servant of the ISRC.

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45th ISRC Fall Conference – Photos

November 19, 2019

Random photos from the 45th ISRC Fall Conference.