ESO Announces Visionaries in Data, Emerging Technology, Patient Outcomes and Public Safety to Keynote Wave 2019

Dr. Michael Gillam, data and medical technology futurist, and David Page, Director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA, to deliver keynotes

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2019ESO, the leading data and software company serving emergency medical services (EMS), fire departments and hospitals, today announced Dr. Michael Gillam – a medical technology entrepreneur and big data expert – will deliver one of two keynote presentations at Wave 2019, ESO’s national data conference held in Austin, Texas March 21-22, 2019. David Page, director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum, will provide the other keynote.

“Our more than 14,000 EMS, fire department and hospital customers are increasingly tapping into shared data and technologies to advance community health and safety,” said Chris Dillie, President and CEO of ESO. “Both David and Mike are renowned experts in their fields. They will bring unique perspectives, insights and ideas that will create the type of industry dialogue needed to move us forward to creating an interconnected healthcare and public safety ecosystem.”

Dr. Gillam is CEO of HealthLabs, a discovery automation company for “big data” and machine intelligence models. He has served as Chair of Informatics for both the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians. His keynote will explore exponential trends in big data, machine learning, robotics, and computation, and how they are transforming the future opportunities in both healthcare and public safety (in the pre-hospital, hospital and post-hospital settings).

In addition to being the Director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA, Page is an active field paramedic with Allina Health EMS in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. He has more than 30 years of continuous EMS street experience. He will explore a blend of today and tomorrow’s technology, as well as take a deeper look at international and national state-of-the art practices.

Timely topics at Wave 2019 include:

  • How EMS & Hospitals Are Benefitting from Two-Way Data Sharing
  • Data-Driven Decision Making for Fire Departments
  • Top EMS Research for 2019
  • Performance Improvement Made Practical
  • Data & Disasters
  • Reducing Risk in Public Safety Employees

For an up-to-date schedule of sessions and to register for Wave 2019, visit the Wave 2019 website.

About ESO
ESO is dedicated to improving community health and safety through the power of data. Since its founding in 2004, the company continues to pioneer innovative, user-friendly software to meet the changing needs of today’s EMS agencies, fire departments, and hospitals. ESO currently serves more than 14,000 customers throughout North America with a broad software portfolio, including the industry-leading ESO Electronic Health Record (EHR), the next generation ePCR; ESO Health Data Exchange (HDE), the first-of-its-kind healthcare interoperability platform; ESO Fire and ESO FIREHOUSE Software for fire departments; and ambulance revenue recovery/billing software. ESO is headquartered in Austin, Texas. For more information, visit

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