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Technology Supporting First Responders: ETHAN project Behind the Scenes

  • May 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time
  • Online

A discussion of the technology that supports Emergency TeleHealth and Navigation (ETHAN) projects, Tele-medicine and First Responders. The webinar will cover the technology specific to the ETHAN project in Houston, Texas and expand to cover additional First Responder solutions, and include mobile device design, connectivity, and the services ecosystem.

  • Mobile technology can save time and money for patients and the health care system.
  • Mobile technology and connectivity solutions deliver information to the hands of the first responders which helps them to make informed decisions.
  • Panasonic TOUGHBOOK solutions are purpose-built to withstand the rigors of the environment, usage and necessary sanitization without compromising device performance.


Alexander Nollmann
Panasonic, Director Sales - Public Sector
Since 2005, Alex Nollmann has been delivering Panasonic mobility solutions to the public sector. He currently serves as the Mobility Sales Director for Public Sector, including Healthcare, with Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America (PSSNA). Alex is responsible for establishing and managing an effective sales team that builds and maintains relationships with customers and channel partners as well as collaborating with a variety of business groups to create market-specific, end-to-end solutions. With previous roles at Insight Public Sector and Havis, Alex has had the privilege of continually supporting the law enforcement community for 15 years, establishing himself as a subject matter expert in the design, procurement, and deployment of technology solutions that increase officer safety, efficiency, and community engagement.

Michael Gonzalez, MD
Associate Medical Director, City of Houston - Houston Fire Dept/EMS Division.
Director of the ETHAN (Emergency Tele-Health and Navigation) Project and is academic faculty with Baylor College of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Residency Program - Director of Advanced Airway Management and Simulation Education. Dr. Gonzalez is a native Texan and graduate of Rice University, and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, with multiple tours of duty in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn, Gonzalez has served as Chief of Emergency Services, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, as well as Deputy Director & Lead Physician for Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) operations, U.S. Armed Forces Europe and Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. He lectures nationally and internationally with research interests in pre-hospital airway management, telemedicine, critical care transport and trauma.







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