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Dallas County EMS Jobs See High Turnover

DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa -- Dallas County struggles to retain paramedics who often view their positions as a steppingstone to more lucrative jobs in nearby suburbs. Other smaller emergency medical services departments have similar problems as suburban growth increases the demand for full-time paramedics in central Iowa. But Dallas County's situation is unique because of a 10-year contract it has with West Des Moines. The departments share a director and administrative personnel.

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EMS Week: A Time to Reflect and Call For Action in America

The celebration of EMS Week is a great opportunity to take a few moments and review one of the most historic documents in EMS history.

Rethink the Way EMS Does Patient Care Reports

EMS must let go of the idea prehospital care documentation is strictly about billing and creating a legally defensible record of events.

Littleton (Colo.) Fire Rescue Rolls Out Their Take on Mobile Integrated Healthcare

Firefighters and paramedics staff special vehicles to deliver unique care fast.

Crew Resource Management Can Improve Crew Efficiency

Crews performing in unison offer better learning opportunities.

Serving the Psychological Needs of Your Employees

How does your agency help employees cope with the traumas and stressors of EMS?

Pro Bono: Privacy within Mass Casualty Incidents

HIPAA compliancy in MCIs is challenging but feasible.

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