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Free Open-Access Medical Education in Emergency Medicine

July 14, 2015

At the intersection of social media and critical care, the astoundingly popular Free Open-Access Medical Education (FOAM) movement has emerged as a force to be reckoned with.

New Technologies Can Help Take Your QA/QI Program to the Next Level

July 6, 2015

The Total Quality Management system links quality management efforts in the clinical, operations and billing arenas in order to comprehensively improve Richmond Ambulance Authority’s service and efficiency.

FirstNet to Connect First Responders Nationwide

June 5, 2015

Network will facilitate the integration of real-time patient data and other information to paint a single picture to all members of the patient care team.

Hands On May 2015

May 4, 2015

Read about the latest products in EMS.

Hands On April 2015

April 6, 2015

Featured products: Protect Your Hands; Compact IFAK/Trauma Kit; Hydraulic Helper; Protection From Unruly Patients, Life Proof Your Device; All-In-One Data Solution

In-Depth Overview of Mechanical Ventilation

March 21, 2015

Gain a thorough understanding of the concepts of mechanical ventilation.

Hands On March 2015

March 4, 2015

Featured products: VIEVU2 Level Body Worn Camera; SPUD (Sound Pick-Up Device); Micro-Start XP-10; Firefighter Turnout Bags (FFTOB); Microdot Glucose Gel; Prestan Professional Ultralite Manikin


One Dead, Five Wounded in Arizona Shooting

February 28, 2015 MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A gunman killed one person and wounded five others Wednesday in a rampage that included a shooting at a motel, a carjacking and a home invasion at a nearby apartment complex. The shootings prompted an intense hunt for...

Brent Parquette Presents on Improving OHCA Survival Rates at EMS Today 2015

February 26, 2015

Brent Parquette, EMT-P, presented on improving OHCA survival rates, with an emphasis on innovative new technology and a look to the future of cardiac arrest care, at EMS Today 2015.

Priority Ambulance Hires Robbie Stone as Chief Information Officer

February 23, 2015

Priority Ambulance has hired information technology systems innovator Robbie Stone as chief information officer to oversee the IT strategy for the national ambulance company and its billing network.

One Step Ahead

February 17, 2015 It all started with a problem. “Our hospital’s chief operating officer (COO) went to my director and said, ‘We need your help,’” said Kevin Collopy, EMT-P, clinical education coordinator at New Hanover Regional Medic...

Political Stalemate Threatens Homeland Security Funding

January 31, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared a Senate stalemate Tuesday over immigration provisions attached to a Homeland Security spending bill, and called on the House to make the next move to avoid an agency shutdown. ...

Traffic Growth Challenges Palm Beach County Fire Rescue

January 31, 2015 Increased traffic on State Road 7 and Royal Palm Beach Boulevard has made it slightly tougher for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to respond as quickly to emergency calls in the village, according to Battalion Chief Michael Arena. For fiscal ye...

Snow Collapses Roofs across New England

January 31, 2015 BOSTON (AP) — No building is safe from the incredible stress of the 8 feet of snow that has piled up on roofs across New England, and things are expected to get worse before they get better, experts said Wednesday. The Massachusetts Eme...

Z-Medica Awarded a Novation Innovative Technology Contract Covering QuikClot

January 9, 2015 Z-Medica, LLC, a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic devices, announces today receipt of an Innovative Technology Contract for the company’s QuikClot products from Novation, a leading health care services company. Novation serves m...

Si14’s Innovative D-EYE Portable Retinal Imaging System Now Registered with EU CE and US FDA

January 5, 2015 Si14, an original design and technology development laboratory, announced today that its innovative D-EYE Portable Retinal Imaging System, a phone-case-sized add-on that turns an iPhone or Android smartphone into a fundus camera capable of taking ...

Hands On January 2015

January 3, 2015

Featured products: First Responder Fitness; Shear Power Shears; Harbinger mobile data transfer; EMSRESCUE Jacket; Halligan Bar Bottle Opener; Neo-Tee Infant T-Piece Resuscitator

Hands On December 2014

December 4, 2014 Products reviewed in Hands On December 2014 include: Disinfectant That’s Safe to Use Headset-Friendly Sunglasses Keep Patients Warm Mobile Patient Care Report Make Learning Capnography Easy

What to Consider when Training with New Technology

November 11, 2014 There’s no question technology has changed the way we save lives over the last decade. However, the effectiveness of live-saving technology is dependent on an agency’s adaptability to provided tools; you can’t adapt without prope...

Hands On November 2014

November 10, 2014 Products reviewed in Hands On November 2014 include: Making 12-Lead Easy Accounts Receivables Online CPR Training and Skills Testing Lightweight Stair Chair Interactive EMS Education App Keep Your Hands Warm T...

Zico Launches Revamped Company Website

November 5, 2014 Zico is excited to announce the launch of their redesigned company website www.ziamatic.com. With its crisp and clean new interface, the website provides easier, more intuitive navigation, better search functionality, additional hi-res produc...

Delaware State Police Receives Two Bell 429s Configured for Helicopter Emergency Services

November 5, 2014 Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery of two Bell 429s configured for Helicopter Emergency Services (HEMS), Search and Rescue (SAR) and Airborne Law Enforcement (ALE) to the Delaware State Poli...

Judge Approves Detroit Bankruptcy Plan

October 31, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Friday approved Detroit's plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history and launching the city into a turnaround that will require discipline after years of corruption, budget-b...

New Job Shirt Delivers ASTM Level Resistance to Blood Borne Pathogens

October 29, 2014 Gerber Outerwear’s SX Soft Shell Job Shirt uses cutting edge fabric technology to provide ASTM 1671 Level BBP protection. theEMSstore once again proves to be the leading online source for the newest technology; in this case that technology i...

New Body Bags Focus on Bacterial, Virus Containment

October 27, 2014 Paper Pak Industries, a manufacturer of innovative emergency readiness products, has developed APLS Body Guard Bio, a disposable, highly absorbent body bag that minimizes the spread of bacteria and virus while protecting service providers and the ...

2014 JEMS Salary & Workplace Survey

October 6, 2014 About the Data The JEMS Web-based salary survey consisted of approximately 125 questions (less than previous years), allowing participants to voluntarily “skip” sections considered “not applicable.” There were 2,863 succe...

New Website Offers Crowdsourced Diagnoses

October 1, 2014 Can a new wave of smartphones apps and websites cut down on the number of unnecessary visits to hospital EDs? Although that’s not necessarily the goal, it could be a side effect of the introduction of new medical information apps being used...

A Revolutionary Mobile Health Platform for Secure and Critical Communication

September 18, 2014 American Messaging Services, LLC ("American Messaging"), the most trusted provider of critical messaging services in the United States and Doc Halo, LLC ("Doc Halo"), a pioneer in secure healthcare communications, are pleased t...

Hands On September 2014

September 16, 2014 Products reviewed in Hands On September 2014 include: Packaging Rescue System Functionality and Comfort Organization for Pediatric Patient Care As Real AS It Gets Online Training System Hands-Free Light &nb...

Learn from Your Superiors to Hone Leadership Skills

September 15, 2014 I’ve been blessed to have many wonderful bosses in my lifetime, and even to have some not-so-wonderful bosses. I’ve learned something from each one, whether it was a direct piece of advice or something I garnered from observing their l...

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