R. Bruce Graham Memorial Scholarship Announced

Washington, D.C., and Concord, CA — Coinciding with the begin of EMS Week 2019, the International

Association of EMS Chiefs (IAEMSC) is pleased to announce the R. Bruce Graham Scholarship, sponsored through Beyond Lucid Technologies. The scholarship will provide a complimentary bypass to the 2019 International Association of EMS Chief’s Annual Leadership Summit.
Bruce Graham changed into a founding member of the IAEMSC. He was additionally an entrepreneur, a volunteer firefighter later became the Director of Hudson (OH) EMS and turned into Vice President of the Ohio EMS Chief’s Association. Bruce bled deep blue. His ultimate process becomes as Director of Operations for Beyond Lucid Technologies, Inc., and he essentially modified the company — supporting it grow into what it has emerged as nowadays.
According to Peter Dworsky, President of IAEMSC: “Bruce was a chum, husband, father, grandfather, and mentor to EMS professionals at every degree —which includes the management of Beyond Lucid Technologies. He dedicated his career to the idea that a related EMS atmosphere changed into now not only viable, however inevitable. In his very last months, he instructed all of us he could approximately his imaginative and prescient for the following phase of the enterprise he cherished: Health Information Exchange in a prehospital context as the important thing to centralizing the position of Emergency Medical Services. We are the tip of the clinical-operational spear in healthcare.”
According to Jonathon Feit, Co-Founder & Chief Executive of Beyond Lucid Technologies: “Rarely, but occasionally, one is lucky to look returned on having known someone who passed inside and out of 1’s life too quick, and say ‘Thank you, due to the fact without you things might be unique, and also you made them higher.’ Bruce turned into such a man, and my crew and I owe him a debt of gratitude (to his spouse and circle of relatives as well, for letting us steal so much of his time and ardor). Three weeks before he passed, Bruce made me promise to preserve pushing our enterprise to conform, to assist the public to realize that without EMS, healthcare’s gears could grind down. Today is the most suitable second to announce a scholarship named for a man who believed, in his bones, that the satisfactory days of the prehospital care industry are but to return.”
To observe for the scholarship, you have to submit an essay of no extra than 750 phrases discussing your imaginative and prescient of the future of EMS. The submission closing date is September 1, 2019, and the essay ought to be mailed to [email protected] All submissions may be reviewed, and the recipient can be decided on through the conference committee. This scholarship is not constrained to Chief Officers. In truth, we’re seeking out rising leaders so please proportion this within your company.
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About the International Association of EMS Chiefs (IAEMSC):
The International Association of EMS Chiefs (IAEMSC) is a non-earnings professional affiliation hooked up to aid, sell and increase the leadership of response entities and to endorse for the EMS career. The IAEMSC membership includes leaders from each profession and volunteer EMS companies, representing a numerous group of public and personal EMS agencies that reply to over 6.2 million emergencies and transport almost 3.3 million sufferers each year. The IAEMSC hosts an annual EMS Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.
Beyond Lucid Technologies, Inc. (BLT), is a health-and-safety IT firm that develops software filled with innovations that make Fire, Ground and Air Emergency Medical Services, clinical transportation and Community Paramedicine / Mobile Integrated Health more secure, more green and extra fee-effective — with a unique awareness on addressing the scourge of drug dependency. BLT’s “prehospital pipes” join the dots for partner-customers within the United States, Canada, and Australia, and the corporation has been referred to as “Silicon Valley’s Emergency Medical Technology Experts.” Winner of the 2019 Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award for EMS Communications Platform; runner-up for the 2018 East Bay Innovation Award (IT & Comms class); 2014 EMS World Innovation Award and a 2015 JEMS “Hot Product.”