Gary Ludwig - @

Gary Ludwig

Also On Jems Thumb

The Cinderella Story of the Memphis Fire Department’s EMS System

How Gary Ludwig revolutionized a dying system.

Posted Friday, January 10, 2014

Memphis Fire Department Achieves Significant Milestone: 25% of Firefighter/Paramedics are African-American

In the U.S., blacks make up only 7.7 percent of all registered paramedics.

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Also On Jems Thumb

Reconsider the Importance of Employee Evaluation Forms

Does this year-end review really help?

Posted Monday, October 7, 2013

Also On Jems Thumb

Effective Communication is a Key Tool for EMS Managers

Effective communication is often an overlooked tool EMS managers need to be good leaders.

Posted Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Also On Jems Thumb

Don’t Close Your Door to EMS Employees

It’s important for EMS managers to keep the proverbial door open for employees, regardless of workload.

Posted Thursday, October 4, 2012

Also On Jems Thumb

New EMS Managers Make Mistakes

Your first day on the job will set the tone for your EMS organization.

Posted Friday, September 7, 2012

Also On Jems Thumb

EMS Industry Can’t Identify Its Costs

How do you measure the cost of an EMS system?

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Also On Jems Thumb

EMS Agencies Shouldn’t Use Discipline to Punish

Do you know the difference between discipline and punishment?

Posted Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Also On Jems Thumb

Memphis Fire Department Debuts Bariatric Ambulance

New design makes transport more comfortable for patient population.

Posted Thursday, May 3, 2012

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox


Fire EMS Blogs

Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts


EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Advancement

This is the seventh year of the EMS 10 Innovators in EMS program, jointly sponsored by Physio-Control and JEMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Press Conference, East Village Explosion and Collapse

Fire is contained to four buildings; 12 people have been injured.
Watch It >

Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Mayor Adds Ambulances to Peak Demand Period

10 additional ambulances will be on the streets from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Watch It >

Multimedia Thumb

Utah Commission Privatizes Ambulance Service

Mayors in Iron County loose management fight.
Watch It >

Multimedia Thumb

Ambulance Delay Raises Concerns over Response Times

Officers give up after waiting 20 minutes for an ambulance.
Watch It >

Multimedia Thumb

Patient Carry during Snowstorm

Firefighters, medics and officers lend a hand in Halifax.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Terror Attack in Tunisia

19 people killed outside of a museum.
More >