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Podcasts for EMS Providers

September 29, 2015

Get educated and stay informed by downloading and listening to these podcasts.

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.

Preparing the EMS Workforce for a Data-Centric Future

May 1, 2015

Providers should understand how data collection improves patient care.

Devices, Technology and Care Will Unite to Bring Clinical Decision Support

May 1, 2015

The future of healthcare rests with clinical decision support (CDS). CDS combines the tools we use in EMS (e.g., devices, software, protocols) to create a new "member" of the healthcare team.

New Technology Is Changing How EMS Provides Clinical Care

May 1, 2015 In 2015, we're on the leading edge of a complete revolution in EMS biometric technologies, and not just those we carry in our ambulances. We're about to see data collected and presented to responders in new ways, data from new sources such as cons...

Modern Approaches to Health Information Exchange Will Improve Patient Outcomes and Decrease Cost

May 1, 2015

Emerging methods for the exchange of health information show promise, from Regional Health Information Exchanges to Accountable Care Organizations and the future of Carequality.

Successful Health Information Technology Implementation in Patient-Centric EMS

May 1, 2015

Find out why health information technology is an essential structural component to any organization implementing a mobile integrated healthcare program.

How Technology Is Revolutionizing 9-1-1 Systems and First Response

May 1, 2015

Social media, wearable devices and other technological advances are vastly changing emergency response.

How Real-Time and Near-Real-Time Data Feedback Improves Patient Care

May 1, 2015 New technology allows providers to see exactly how how they perform during the call or shortly thereafter, ensuring the patient receives the best possible care. It also allows administrators and medical directors to review quality measures and see...

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...

Hands On Product Reviews February 2015

January 26, 2015

Check out the latest products reviewed by actual street crews.

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

Product reviews from the December 2014 issue ofJEMS

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...

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