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A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P

Editor-in-chief of JEMS, A.J. Heightman is a former EMS director and EMS operations director who has researched and specialized in MCI management training for 30 years.

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Introduction

In the past five years, emergency treatment and technology have been advancing at an unprecedented pace. Take a look at what lies ahead.


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On the Tech Horizon: New software leads to decreased patient mortality

Some far-fetched-sounding technology might be used by EMS systems in the near future.


He Gave Us All a Lift: Remembering EMS pioneer Richard Ferneau

Here_s A.J._s take on how to effectively use rescue vehicles and police cruisers to block traffic at collision scenes.


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Protect your Rear by Putting your Best Lights Forward

Here's A.J.'s take on how to effectively use rescue vehicles and police cruisers to block traffic at collision scenes.


Introduction

Improvements in training and medical direction—in both prehospital and hospital systems—has allowed technology and advanced medical treatment to rapidly expand in the field, hospitals and EDs. In many instances, innovative prehospital systems and their medical directors are on the front lines leading the charge.


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