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William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA, EMT-P

William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA, EMT-P, is the president and CEO of WakeMed Health & Hospitals and a JEMS editorial board member. He has devoted more than 30 years of his career to improving our nation’s emergency medical and prehospital care system.

content by William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA, EMT-P

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The Green Berets offer some valuable lessons to EMS


Don’t Let Health-Care Reform Lose Momentum

A change in political parties shouldn’t discourage providers.


Health-Care Reform Spurs Paradigm Shift

EMS providers can help reduce ED overcrowding.


Health-Care Reform Produces New Wave of Patients

Is EMS equipped to handle an onslaught of new patients?


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