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Envisioning Community Paramedicine

EMS leaders met at the Medtronic headquarters to discuss the focus, components and standard elements of community paramedicine progams.

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Developing an EMS Field Training & Evaluation Program

A two-day workshop at EMS Today educated EMS supervisors, educators, managers and executives about how to develop a sound, legally-defensible field training and evaluation program and smoothly and effectively integrate new employees into their agencies.

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

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EMS Leaders Brave the D.C. Weather to Meet with Legislators

EMS leaders met with legislators to build support for the EMS Field Bill and the Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act, as well as to encourage legislators to join the EMS Caucus.

Posted Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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Clinical Benchmarks That Matter

In the face of growing evidence that response times don't matter as much as we once thought, what clinical metrics should we be using to evaluate the quality of an EMS system?

Posted Saturday, February 23, 2013

Mark Bruning Steps Down as AMR President

American Medical Response Inc. (AMR) announced the departure of president Mark Bruning, effective Jan. 14. William A. Sanger, chief executive officer (CEO) of AMR’s parent company, Emergency Medical Services Corporation, has stepped in as interim president.

Posted Saturday, February 23, 2013

Feds Make Sweeping Changes to HIPAA Privacy & Security Rules

The recent changes in the HIPAA privacy and security rules will require EMS agencies to step up compliance efforts, particularly in the areas of training and electronic security.

Posted Saturday, February 23, 2013

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How EMS Agencies Can Benefit from Healthcare Reform

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Triple Aim focuses on three dimensions: the health of a defined population, the experience of an individual and the reduction in per-capita healthcare cost. This article takes a look at EMS organizations making strides in each area.

Posted Saturday, February 23, 2013

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Drowning in Information … Starved for Knowledge

ZOLL introduces a revolutionary reporting system & pledges to safely share patient data across devices in an effort to give physicians critical real-time information.

Posted Friday, February 22, 2013

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EMS Drug Shortages Discussion Gets Intense at 'Eagle Creek' in Dallas

EMS Medical Directors discuss the impact of drug shortages and tightening drug inventory control.

Posted Thursday, February 21, 2013






 

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