Florida Trend
Get FREE Business News Updates


October 9, 2015

Central Florida business profile

Advanced EMS Designs developed Board Armor

Advanced EMS Designs

Scott Neusch
Retired Orlando firefighter-paramedic Scott Neusch knew firsthand that disinfection procedures failed to eradicate all the dangerous microbes left on the backboards that are used to transport patients, who often leave behind blood and other body fluids. Neusch and three partners, Joe McCluan, Mark Steinert and Scott McIntyre, formed Advanced EMS Designs and developed Board Armor, a disposable, non-porous sheath that prevents fluids from contaminating the backboard. Emergency crews can then replace the sheaths quickly, reducing turnaround time.

Tags: Central

Digital Access

Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.


Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

What They Do at the UF Space Plants Lab
What They Do at the UF Space Plants Lab

A video about the research that is done by the UF Space Plants Lab. Dr. Ferl and Dr. Paul provide a brief overview of what they do and how the lab contributes to society.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

About the proposed open-carry gun law: Are you in favor of allowing Floridians with concealed-handgun permits to openly display their weapons?

  • No
  • Yes

See Results

Ballot Box