Administration And Leadership

Bad Behaviors: We don't teach them, but we can avoid them

This article suggests one way EMS managers can„avoid hiring bad employees.

Posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008

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Worth a Thousand Words: How a single photo from a camera phone can ruin a career

EMS agencies need to create photography polices that specifically include camera and video phones due to their increasing prevalence.

Posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008

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The Last Ride

EMTs and paramedics speak about their involvement before, during and after the collapse of the World Trade Center (WTC) on 9/11.

Posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008

The Dysfunction Test: The biggest symptoms of inefficiency & unrest

EMS systems are measured by their save rate on out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and by their response times. These are things that can be measured. But what about things we don't traditionally measure in our systems?

Posted Tuesday, September 9, 2008

I Finally Met John Wayne: Chance encounter presents modern-day hero

Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman, meets John Wayne,; not the actor, but the real deal: a tough, dedicated, honorable man of action.

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008

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Last Word

Features: Seatbelts in Pickups? Georgia Says, No Way!, Air Med Crews & Patients Become War Casualties, Phony Medic Worked in the Field for 17 Months, and Respond First

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008

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Seen It All?: Just when you thought nothing could surprise you

Gary Ludwig, MS, EMT-P,„thought he had heard it all until... . A fire chief tells him that one of his firefighters claimed another crew member was posing nude on a match-making Web site.

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008

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Precious Assets: We need to stop wasting people—and we can

This article discusses the essential traits of EMS people; how to create & sustain the right environment and how to take care of your people.

Posted Friday, September 5, 2008

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At The Push of a Button: Now's the time to develop & enforce a photo policy

Incidents„where„scene photography has resulted in employee terminations and resignations, national news coverage, and embarrassment for the EMS providers shows that it's time to develop„& enforce a photo policy.„

Posted Friday, September 5, 2008






 

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