Jonathan D. Washko, MBA, FACPE, NRP, AEMD

Assistant Vice President for Prehospital Innovation, Center for Emergency Medical Services, Northwell Health System

Jonathan Washko 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 Bachelors degree in Emergency Medical Services 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 frequently speaks at national conferences on various topics, is active in numerous industry associations, is the Quality representative on NEMSAC, sits on the editorial board with JEMS, consults with organizations on an international basis on organizational improvement and works full-time as an Assistant Vice President for the Center for Emergency Medical Services with Northwell Health System in New York City and Long Island, N.Y.

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