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The EMS Today Show: Sitting Down with Jonathan Washko

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This episode is a frank and sincere talk on the COVID-19 pandemic and innovations made by Northwell Health System with Jonathan D. Washko, MBA-EMSA, NREMT-P, AEMD.

Washko is the assistant vice president for the Center for Emergency Medical Services at Northwell Health System in New York City and Long Island, N.Y.

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He started in the EMS industry in 1986 at the early age of 16 in the suburbs of Philadelphia where he was a volunteer fire fighter, police dispatcher and EMS provider.

In 1990, he attended Hahnemann University where he received his Paramedic Certification and Bachelor’s degree in EMS Administration with focused studies on EMS system design, adult education and studied under Jack Stout, father of System Status Management.

Upon graduating in 1994, Jonathan has held various progressive leadership positions at local, regional and corporate levels with small, medium and large sized EMS agencies and is considered the leading industry expert on EMS system design, System Status Management and High Performance EMS concepts.

Jonathan is active in numerous industry committees with the AAA and NEMSAC, He also sits on the editorial board of JEMS.