Physio-Control Announces the Addition of Chief Medical Advisor

The company's rebranding comes alongside the hiring of Herman Schwarz as chairman and Bob Pagorek as vice president and chief financial officer.
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A diverse group of 24 community representatives will make recommendations to help strengthen the nation's EMS systems.
Chris Blanker has assumed the role of President and CEO of Michigan Instruments in his acquisition of the company. 
Ivor Benjamin, M.D., is director of the cardiovascular center of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and has a 30-year volunteer history with the AHA.
Physio-Control, now part of Stryker, says Dr. Michael Levy has been serving as medical director for a number of agencies in Alaska.
It’s already happening in places—so let’s run with the idea.
Gawande, who specializes in general and endocrine surgery and teaches at Harvard, will take the reins at the Boston company July 9.
Seifarth brings 20 years of experience in EMS leadership at state and federal levels.
The system’s new director is settling in and looking forward. 
NAEMT’s EMS On the Hill Day brought advocates and legislators together for dialogue and debate.
For a high-performing team, workers must buy in and stay committed.
With new leadership comes expanded education offerings for EMS and others in public safety.