Shrewsbury, Penn. (March 16, 2011)--The Journal of Emergency Medical Services, with support from Physio-Control, Inc., has announced Greg Friese, MS, NREMT-P as one of the top 10 innovators in EMS who drove the profession forward in 2010.
Friese was recognized for his volunteer work in developing the EMS EduCast, a weekly one-hour Internet radio show for EMS educators and providers, receiving 8,000 hits each week. He's also an innovative educator for CentreLearn, creating cutting-edge online learning modules for EMS organizations across the U.S.
"We're really proud to have Greg as a part of the CentreLearn team," says James Eastham, CentreLearn's Chief Executive Officer. "Great work Greg!"
Recipients were judged on their fulfillment of at least one of the following 2010 criteria:
- Introduced or published a new clinical or operational program or concept that constitutes an extraordinary contribution to prehospital emergency medicine;
- Revised a local protocol or standard operating procedure (SOP) that significantly enhanced the efficiency, safety or quality of EMS care or the work environment for EMS personnel;
- Implemented a unique educational model or recruitment and retention program that drastically increased or improved the local workforce;
- Spearheaded the development of a new state or regional group or agreement in an effort to improve preparedness for major incidents.
About CentreLearn Solutions, LLC
CentreLearn Solutions, LLC, offers full service Internet training solutions to emergency services organizations of all sizes, as well as distribution for publishers of online education programs through the CentreLearn Learning Content Management System (LCMS). Organizational clients receive unlimited access to accredited online educational programs, and support for developing and delivering custom content. CentreLearn offers the industry's most powerful suite of fully hosted learning and content management tools. Visit centrelearn.com.
For more than 50 years Physio-Control, Inc., maker of LIFEPAK® defibrillators, has been developing technologies and designing devices that are legendary among first response professionals, clinical care providers and citizens everywhere. Physio-Control is based in Redmond, Wash. Visit www.physio-control.com.