William K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA, EMT-P - @ JEMS.com

discuss print share

Large Bio ImageWilliam K. Atkinson, PhD, MPH, MPA, EMT-P

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

EMS Medical Directors Talk Health Care

The health-care debate continues.


Lessons Learned from the Green Berets

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?


discuss print share

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Improving Survival from Cardiac Arrest Using ACD-CPR + ITD

Using active compression-decompression CPR with an ITD has been shown to improve 1-year survival from cardiac arrest by 33%.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Fire and EMS Crews Blame New Technology for Patient’s Death

Delayed response blamed on recurring dispatch problems.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Suspect Steals, Crashes Maryland Ambulance

One killed, others injured in Prince George’s County crash.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Fire Breaks Out in Chicago Hospital

Kitchen fire in Presence Resurrection Medical Center spreads to second floor.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Firefighter in Patient Death, Fired

Officials say termination is due to missing work.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Tennessee Trench Rescue

Worker pulled from Roane County worksite.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Time’s Ebola Firefighters

Doctors, nurses and others saluted for fighting virus.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Car Strikes Manhattan Pedestrians

Seven people hurt when car jumps curb.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >