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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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2013 EMS on the Hill Day Kicks Off

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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Experts Discuss EMS Safety and the Future of EMS

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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Drowning in Information … Starved for Knowledge

ZOLL introduces a revolutionary reporting system & pledges to safely share patient data across devices in an effort to give physicians critical real-time information.


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Communication Is Key for EMS Response to Active Shooter Incidents

Does EMS go in during an active shooter event? If so, under what conditions? Top EMS docs discuss these questions at the Eagles conference.


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