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March 2015 Supplement, EMS 10: Innovators of EMS 2014

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Innovation & Advancement

Ten honorees blazing new trails for the future of EMS.

Bi-Level Impact

Randy Budd improves patient outcomes & saves healthcare dollars by introducing noninvasive positive pressure ventilation to the prehospital setting.

Rethinking Pediatrics

Peter Antevy gives healthcare providers the tools and confidence to save more pediatric patients.

Taking the Plunge

Keith Lurie’s innovative CPR products have saved thousands of lives.

High Visibility

Scott Matin and Peter Dworsky create a free video on the importance of wearing a safety vest on scene.

A New Approach

Rachel Phillips supports her London Ambulance crews with personal and personalized clinical training.

Crisis Therapy

William Lang addresses the emotional and psychological aspect of EMS by pioneering a critical incident stress management program to help his fellow first responders.

Healthcare Connection

Dan Swayze leads Pittsburgh’s community paramedicine program to help high-risk patients.

All for One

Douglas Kupas unites Pennsylvania’s EMS by helping create statewide BLS and ALS protocols.

One Step Ahead

Kevin Collopy spearheads his service’s initiative to improve sepsis treatment in the field by becoming the first EMS service to do point-of-care serum lactate testing.

Emboldening Gatekeepers

Wayne Zygowicz’s research paper creates the open dialogue about suicide EMS has needed.