Handtevy Adds Industry Expert Brett Cross as New Vice President of Education

Jan 26, 2022 | Press Release

(Fort Lauderdale, FL. (PRWEB) January 24, 2022)

Handtevy is proud to announce the addition of Brett Cross as Vice President of Education to further the company’s mission of improving care for critically ill and injured children.

Handtevy, the leader in pediatric resuscitation systems with electronic, equipment and education solutions, continues to grow its executive team as the company scales. With clientele serving all 50 states, including some of the most prestigious hospitals, air medical units, and EMS agencies anywhere, Handtevy is proud to announce the addition of Brett Cross as Vice President of Education. Brett will help further Handtevy’s mission of improving the care for critically ill and injured children by expanding its national footprint and continuing to build upon its educational offerings.

Brett will be leading Handtevy’s Education Division, including direct EMS agency training, online education programs, as well as the nationwide cadre of Handtevy Certified Trainers. Handtevy’s nationally accredited education program has helped accredit countless EMTs and paramedics throughout the United States, and with Brett’s leadership this footprint will continue to expand.

Brett joins Handtevy after working for the Utah Department of Health where he was a Director in the Bureau of EMS. In his role with the State Brett was responsible for trauma, stroke, STEMI, cardiac arrest, Emergency Medical Services for Children, performance improvement, and EMS education programs – a perfect fit for his new role with Handtevy. During the COVID-19 pandemic Brett served as the Medical Surge Branch Director for the State of Utah.

“I’m excited to take on this role at Handtevy after seeing the impact it had throughout the State of Utah. Paramedics and EMTs need best in class education combined with state-of-the-art technologies which is exactly what Handtevy offers.”

Brett will continue working clinically in a part time role as a flight paramedic for Classic Air Medical, and as a firefighter/paramedic for North Fork Fire Department. He will also continue to serve as the Team Commander for the UT-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, a federal medical asset that responds to disasters and provides medical care in affected communities. Brett also volunteers as a member of the Education Committee for NAEMT and participates in other EMS committees, associations, and boards that advance the prehospital provider profession. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Services Administration and a master’s degree in Public Administration. Brett is a combat veteran having spent nine years in the Army National Guard as a medic and completed a combat tour in Afghanistan.

About Handtevy:
Handtevy was founded by Peter Antevy, MD, a nationally recognized expert in the field of pre-hospital pediatrics. He is passionate about improving both adult and pediatric pre-hospital care and evaluating and improving upon currently accepted medical practice. He is a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and serves as the EMS Medical Director for Davie Fire-Rescue, Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department, Southwest Ranches Fire Rescue, and United Medical Transport. Dr. Antevy is also the Associate Medical Director for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and serves as the President of the Greater Broward EMS Medical Directors’ Association, an organization whose providers serve the 1.5 million residents of Broward County, Florida. For his efforts, Dr. Antevy was awarded the prestigious Raymond H. Alexander EMS Medical Director of the Year Award in 2014 and in 2018 he was named National EMS Medical Director by the NAEMT. He also was honored as one of the 2015 Top Ten Innovators in EMS by JEMS.

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