EMS Squadcast host Tim Perkins broadcasts from the EMS World Expo 2012, held October 31–November 2 in New Orleans, LA. In this first episode he chats with Paul Hinchey, MD, medical director for Austin/Travis County EMS in Austin, TX, and medical director for the National Association of EMTs, about paramedic staffing issues.
Tim Perkins has been in EMS for more than 20 years. He started as a teenager at a rural volunteer fire department in Central New York, got his paramedic education in Baltimore, and has worked as an administrator in the Syracuse, NY, and Richmond, VA, areas. Tim has also been a frequent contributor to EMS World Magazine since 2005 and is a member of the editorial advisory board.