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Walter Eric Meyer IV, MPA-EM, NREMT-P

Walter Eric Meyer IV, MPA-EM, NREMT-P Walter Eric Meyer IV, MPA-EM, NREMT-P, is affiliated with the City of Mountain Brook (Ala.) Fire Department.

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Protect Yourself with 'DOCTOR'

What can we do to better prepare medical personnel for the biological challenge posed by influenza or any other potentially catastrophic disease during an outbreak?


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Mike Rubin, BS, NREMT-P

Mike Rubin, BS, NREMT-P Mike Rubin, BS, NREMT-P, is an EMS educator and consultant based in Nashville, Tenn. Contact him mgr22@prodigy.net.

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Provocative Protocols

This article reviews the adult ALS protocols of four EMS systems, each serving populations greater than 1 million.


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Glendale Firefighters Suspended for Punching Patient

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Vancouver Chemical Fire Causes Major Response

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Pennsylvania Paramedic Killed in the Line of Duty

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Plane Skids off Runway at LaGuardia Airport

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

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The Challenge of the “Project Management Triangle”

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Working Professionally with Local Government

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    Allen Johnson, MPA, LP

    Allen Johnson, MPA, LP

    has served as the chief executive officer for Montgomery County Hospital District since February 2005. Prior to his position as CEO, he served as the EMS director for nine years. He has been a paramedic, educator and administrator for 23 years. Contact him at ajohnson@mchd-tx.org.

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    Mic Gunderson

    Mic Gunderson Mic Gunderson is the president of Integral Performance Solutions—a firm that has specialized in system and process design, assessment, education and improvement in EMS, fire and 9-1-1 communications. Mic also serves as a member of the online adjunct faculty for the master’s in Emergency Health Services program at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and was a section editor for the new NAEMSP textbook, EMS and Disaster Medicine: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight. Contact him at mic@onlineips.com.

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    A state-of-the art EMS data system should help you ensure that the care you provide is meeting your standards, and also help improve care over time. In this article, Mic Gunderson and Dr. Greg Mears look at what’s on the horizon for clinical quality assurance and improvement and how EMS systems are using data to integrate with the rest of with the rest of the healthcare system.


    The Value Quotient: Looking at the combined effects of quality & cost

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    Jeff Keith

    Jeff Keith

    Jeff Keith is the Deputy Director of Administration for Mecklenburg EMS Agency.

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    System Profile: Medic

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    Barry Bagwell

    Barry Bagwell Barry Bagwell is assistant director of operations at Medic, the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) EMS Agency. He can be contacted at barryb@medic911.com.

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    System Profile: Medic

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    David M. Williams, PhD

    David M. Williams, PhD, is an improvement advisor at TrueSimple (www.truesimple.com), a quality improvement practice. He’s an improvement advisor for and on the faculty of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Contact Dr. Williams at 512/850-4119 or dave@truesimple.com.

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    How EMS Agencies Can Benefit from Healthcare Reform

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    Collaboration Will Be Key in Community Paramedic Success

    The integration of EMS into broader healthcare services was predicted in the 1990s. Finally, may be being realized.


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    2010 JEMS Salary & Workplace Survey

    How the EMS industry is meeting (or not meeting) its employees’ needs.


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    S. Marshal Isaacs, MD, FACEP

    S. Marshal Isaacs, MD, FACEP S. Marshal Isaacs, MD, FACEP, is the medical director of Dallas Fire-Rescue, a professor of surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, an attending physician at Parkland Memorial Hospital, and deputy medical director for Dallas Area BioTel EMS System. Contact him at dallasfiremd@earthlink.net.

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    Envision a Plan

    This article presents the process Dallas Fire-Rescue used to evaulate the current state of their EMS programs.


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