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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.

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Implement EMRs to Succeed in Health-Care Reform

Electronic records are the wave of the future.


Critically Examine Your Agency to Succeed in Reform Environment

Don’t be afraid to find your system’s flaws.


Health-Care Reform to Bring Standardization in Industry

Why standardization is good for health care.


Get to Know the Players in Health-Care Reform

If you know who to talk to, you can help influence the health-care reform process.


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Health-Care Reform Means Payment Reform

JEMS health-care expert William K. Atkinson, explains what reform will mean for EMS.


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