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February 2014

Affordable Care Act’s Emphasis on Patient-centered Care Will Revolutionize EMS

Measuring the patient’s experience of care will help EMS be perceived as modern healthcare providers.

Doug Hooten, MBA Matt Zavadsky

Congenital Genetic Defects & the Special Considerations for Prehospital Care

Learn what to consider when treating patients with genetic disorders.

Cynthia Goss, BA, MICP

Replace Big Apparatus for Better Fire Service EMS Resource Deployment

Change is necessary to keep pace with the fast-evolving ACA.

Michael Baker, B.U.S, NRP

2013 200 City EMS Survey

Application of evidence-based practice is making a difference.

Michael J. Ward, BS, MGA, MIFireE, NREMT

Features

BCAS Unifies Prehospital Care in the Largest Canadian EMS System

The BCAS is the largest provider of emergency healthcare in Canada and the second-busiest EMS service in North America.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P


Tricks of the Trade

‘Tricks’ Columnist Signs Off After 30+ Years

Thom Dick writes the final installment of his coveted column.

Thom Dick


Priority Traffic

White Paper Proposes EMS Expand its Role in Patient Care

Could EMS provide services to fill gaps in the healthcare system?

Richard C. Hunt, MD, FACEP


EMS in Action

Cincinnati Crews Extricate Inverted Patient from Crash

Multiple teams were required to crib and stabilize the massive vehicle.


Berry Musing

Sleepwalking the Walk

EMS has all the factors to promote sleepwalking

Steve Berry


Hands On February 2014

Check out the latest products and innovations in JEMS.

Dominic Silvestro, EMT-P, EMS-I


Back to Basics

Young Athlete’s Abdominal Pain Indicative of More

What is causing this young athlete’s abdominal pain?

Dennis Edgerly, EMT-P


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