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.
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.
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.