Episode 176: Who in the public safety arena has not grabbed fast food, sweets, and a sugary drink while on duty? Does the food we eat impact the performance of EMS and Fire personnel? A report from the Ambulance Service Manager Program from Fitch and Associates dives into this subject with “Does Diet Impact Fire/EMS Performance and Outcomes”. Jaime Pospil, James Simmons, and Anthony Minge will let us know the answer to the question and provide insight on how public safety can eat better. Jamie Pospisil is a Captain with Lincoln Fire and Rescue in Lincoln, NE and has been with the agency for 15 years. This experience expands beyond a career department to include ten years of volunteer service at Southwest Rural Fire Protection District. James Simmons is the Director of Marketing and Business Development for Seals Ambulance in Indianapolis, IN. Prior to his current position, he was Seal’s Operations Manager. Anthony Minge is a senior partner with Fitch & Associates. He coordinates the firm’s educational offerings and is responsible for the firm’s reimbursement, compliance, and membership consulting services. We discuss food, the paper, the guest’s career paths, and the Ambulance Service Manager Program. The report is available on the Fitch & Associates website

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