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Cheryl Bledsoe, division manager of emergency management from Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency, Clark County, Washington, will kick off the The 2013/2014 MESH Grand Rounds Series  from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Cooling Auditorium at St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.

Bledsoe's lecture is titled "Social Media in Healthcare Emergency Management: Why You Should Care and What You Can Learn if You Listen."

Bledsoe has been responsible for implementing CRESA’s social media footprints which have included policy development, website redesign, managing blogs, Facebook and Twitter communications. She has served on the Department of Homeland Security’s Virtual Social Media Working Group for three years. Bledsoe consults with government agencies on social media implementation and provides training to diverse audiences across the United States.

Managed Emergency Surge for Healthcare, or MESH, is a non-profit, public-private partnership that enables healthcare providers to effectively respond to emergency events and remain viable through recovery. Charles Miramonti, M.D., assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, serves as chief medical office at MESH. Chad Priest, JD, serves as the chief executive officer.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Indiana University School of Medicine and MESH Coalition. Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To sign up, visit the registration page.

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