NAEMT-EMS Administrators Division and Advanced Data Processing, Inc. Announce 2006 NAEMT/ADPI Harvard Scholar

The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) EMS Administrator Division and Advanced Data Processing, Inc. (ADPI) of Miami, Florida, announced today that the recipient of the prestigious ADPI/NAEMT Administrator Division - Harvard Executive Session Scholarship to Harvard University's State and Local Government Senior Executives Program for 2006 is Raphael M. Barishansky of Teaneck, New Jersey. Under the scholarship, Barishansky will attend Harvard University's State and Local Government Senior Executives Program, a three-week leadership program held in July.

Barishansky is executive director of the Hudson Valley Regional Emergency Medical Services Council in Newburgh, New York. He has served in that capacity since 2000. Barishansky will attend the summer session of the program in 2006.

This marks the second annual award of the scholarship. Funding for the scholarship is provided by ADPI under its partnership with NAEMT to promote the advancement of EMS executive leadership in the USA. NAEMT's Administrator Division has also secured commitments from Harvard University and ADPI to offer the scholarship for the 2007 summer session. Applications for the 2007 session will be accepted from January 1, 2006, from Division members. Completed submissions must be received at the NAEMT national offices by May 31, 2006.

To view the application requirements and process for the ADPI/NAEMT Administrator Division Scholarship, please visit our website at

About Advanced Data Processing, Inc.

ADPI ( specializes in complete billing services and integrated system solutions for cities and counties providing 911 emergency and non-emergency ambulance services. ADPI is the largest single-specialty EMS billing company in the US serving 90 communities with a combined population of over 14 million residents.

About NAEMT, Inc.

The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, Inc. is a professional organization that represents and serves Emergency Medical Services Personnel through advocacy, educational programs and research.

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