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A no-holds-barred exploration of the most relevant topics in the changing world of EMS.

You’ll receive up-to-the-minute information, insight into emerging trends, and real-world tools you can use to get results in your organization.

 
  

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POWER SEMINARS
BONUS SESSIONS
MAIN CONFERENCE
SPECIAL MEETINGS
Monday - July 23

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Special Meetings

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Managing from the Middle: Hands-on Leadership Skills Practice for New and Veteran Supervisors

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

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Moving from Operational Metrics to Actionable Insight

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

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Case Studies on the Power of Community Risk Reduction

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Modernizing Revenue Management to Support Sustainability

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Clinical Best Practices 2018 and Beyond: A Look at the Latest Evidence

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Balancing the Four Corners of the "Quadruple Aim"

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1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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How to Attract, Train and Retain the Best Providers

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Tuesday - July 24

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Special Meetings

8:00 am - 11:45 am

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Pinnacle Insights: Just-In-Time Topics for EMS Executives

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

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New Approaches to Public and Private Partnerships in Fire and EMS

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8:00 am - 11:45 am

Power Seminars

Actionable Strategies for Today's Thorniest HR Issues

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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Special Meetings

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Special Meetings

Pinnacle Medical Director and EMS Executive Forum

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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Special Meetings

NEMSMA Membership Meeting

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5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Main Conference

Opening Keynote: On Fire! Sparks to Ignite your Life and Leadership

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6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Opening Reception

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Wednesday - July 25

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Special Meetings

7:45 am - 8:30 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session: Care Transitions: An Emerging Area of Risk in EMS

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9:00 am - 10:15 am

Main Conference

Why EMS Must Play a Role in Improving Population Health

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10:00 am - 10:15 am

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Report on Burning Issues at the National Level

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

What's Our Priority? A New Look at Strategic Thinking and Planning

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

A World of Difference: How Diversity Makes Your Organization Better

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11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Special Meetings

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Main Conference

Be the Change You Seek: Lessons in Persistence and Persuasion

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

The Policy and Politics of EMS: Federal, State and Local Perspectives

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Main Conference

How the Feds Catch the Frauds: From Whistleblowers to Data Mining

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Special Meetings

Networking Reception

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Thursday - July 26

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Special Meetings

7:45 am - 8:30 am

Main Conference

Bonus Breakfast Session: Why Public Safety Leaders Must Have Zero Tolerance for Sexual Misconduct

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Main Conference

Pinnacle Leadership Series: Frenemies or Colleagues? The Power of Collaboration

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

2018 Pinnacle Legal Update

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10:45 am - 11:45 am

Main Conference

Lessons Learned on the Road to 2050

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11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Special Meetings

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Main Conference

Closing Keynote: High Performance Leadership: The Science and Art of Building Mindfulness & Resilience

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

Beyond the Affordable Care Act — Knowns and Unknowns

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2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Main Conference

A Topic So Current, We Don't Know What It Is

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Friday - July 27

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Bonus Sessions

Cases From the Fitch Files

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

ASM/CCM Forum: The Year's Best Leadership Research

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Taking the Nation's Pulse: The 2018 Fitch/EMS1 Trend Report

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9:15 am - 10:15 am

Bonus Sessions

Success Factors in Community Paramedicine

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bonus Sessions

How FirstNet will Drive Innovation and Improve Your Service

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10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bonus Sessions

What Now? Turning the Best Ideas from this Year's Pinnacle into Action

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