EMS World

OCT 2018

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60 OCTOBER 2018 | EMSWORLD.com S P O T L I G H T: For More Information Circle 47 on Reader Service Card Peter Antevy, MD, Davie, Fla. 2018 NAEMT/Bound Tree EMS Medical Director of the Year Sponsored by Bound Tree Medical Peter Antevy, MD, has served as medical director for a number of EMS agencies throughout Broward, Palm Beach, and Dade Counties in Florida since 2010 and has contributed significantly to advancing the quality of care delivered. Antevy is also a longstanding medical director for two paramedic training programs and several mobile integrated healthcare (MIH) programs. Colleague Capt. Petar Hossick says, "Dr. Antevy has taken commitment to clinical excellence in EMS to a whole new level by guiding the critical decision-making skills of his paramedics throughout their careers." Antevy has authored studies and spearheaded a system used to expedite resuscitative care for children. "Dr. Antevy has made very significant contributions that have improved the emergency care of children and their families," says EMS Chief Juan Cardona of the Coral Springs/Parkland Fire Department. Board-certified in both EMS and pediatric emergency medicine, Antevy has received many awards, including the prestigious Ron J. Anderson Memorial Award, for his efforts to improve the outcomes of critically ill and injured children. He is involved in his departments' continuous quality improvement (CQI) programs and has seen dramatic improvements in the outcomes of cardiac arrest patients. This year he helped bring the Seattle "Resuscitation Academy" to Florida and has demonstrated a significant impact on prehospital cardiac arrest outcomes. Antevy has pioneered initiatives including the placement of severe-bleeding kits in AED cabinets and the creation of the Florida Stroke Registry. Davie Fire Rescue Chief Julie Downey says, "Dr. Antevy has been a strong leader at the local, state, and national levels and has been the spark that has created positive change in so many aspects of EMS." S P O N S O R E D B Y : S P O N S O R E D B Y :

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