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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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Attendees from all across the country will meet with their federal representatives on Wednesday to advocate for EMS as part of the annual EMS on the Hill Day.


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Personnel involved in EMS safety gathered at FERNO’s Wilmington, Ohio, headquarters on Feb. 25 to discuss the latest draft of the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC) Strategy for a National EMS Culture of Safety document, which is scheduled for finalization and distribution in September.


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EMS Medical Leaders Present 55 Rapid-Fire Lectures

EMS medical directors from 60 of the largest population centers in the U.S. and London featured timely topics that EMS agencies and provider now, or in the immediate future will face.


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