ESO Announces Visionary Data, Emerging Technology Keynotes for Wave 2020

Dr. Daniel Kraft, physician-scientist and innovator; David Page, Director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA; and Dr. Scott Bourn, Co-Director of the NAEMSP Quality and Safety Course, to deliver keynotes

AUSTIN, Texas, January 30, 2020ESO, the leading data and software company serving emergency medical services (EMS), fire departments and hospitals, today announced Dr. Daniel Kraft – Faculty Chair for Medicine at Singularity University, as well as Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine – will deliver one of three keynote presentations at Wave 2020, ESO’s data, research and technology conference for healthcare and public safety leaders, held in Austin, Texas February 24-27, 2020. David Page, director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum, and Scott Bourn, Co-Director of the NAEMSP Quality and Safety Course, will provide additional keynotes.

I’m looking forward to a front-row seat to listen to Daniel, Dave and Scott inspire, challenge and inform us about how data drives healthcare and public safety improvement in the communities we serve,” said Chris Dillie, President and CEO of ESO.

Dr. Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and innovator. With more than 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft has served as Faculty Chair for Medicine at Singularity University since its inception in 2008, and is the Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine, a program that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare.

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 35 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.

Dr. Bourn is the Co-Director of the NAEMSP Quality and Safety Course, as well as the Senior Quality Consultant for ESO. Bourn has more than 40 years’ experience as a paramedic, clinical specialist and ED/critical care nurse. He developed and was Director of the EMS Degree Program at the University of Colorado and served as the President of the National Association of EMS Educators. For the past 15 years, Dr. Bourn has led organizations to successfully adapt often complicated clinical, educational, and operational evidence in a way that significantly improves intended outcomes and reduces cost.

Timely topics at Wave 2020 include:

  • How EMS and Hospitals Are Benefitting from Two-Way Data Sharing
  • Data-Driven Decision Making for Fire Departments
  • Top EMS, Fire and Hospital Research for 2020
  • Performance Improvement Made Practical
  • Data and Disasters
  • Reducing Risk in Public Safety Employees

For an up-to-date schedule of sessions and to register for Wave 2020, visit the Wave 2020 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 thousands of 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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