Ems Insider

Also On Jems Thumb

Message from Las Vegas

The message from this month's EMS EXPO conference was much like the message at this summer's Pinnacle Conferece--how to do more with less.

Posted Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

EMS on a Budget

As EMS managers continue to look for ways to tighten budgets, some are returning to past practices as a way to trim a few dollars. Example: East Pierce Fire and Rescue in Bonney Lake, Wash., is going back to using vials instead of auto-injectors for some infrequently used drugs.

Posted Friday, September 16, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

EMS Workforce Agenda for the Future Released

There is a sobering lack of critical information when it comes to EMS workforce issues. By systematically addressing the complex components and the needs of the various EMS delivery models, the EMS Workforce Agenda for the Future has distilled the issues, recognized the shortfalls and made specific, practical recommendations for moving forward.

Posted Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

Pinnacle Session Discusses New Wave of EMS Consolidation

A wave of recent consolidations in the EMS industry means public and private agencies need to learn to 'play together,' says one private ambulance firm CEO.

Posted Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

Managing Offload Delays Is a Multi-National Issue

EMS crews are being held hostage in emergency departments, said one speaker from this year's Pinnacle Conference. Find out how he suggests EMS can free itself from EDs.

Posted Thursday, July 28, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

Law Firms Court EMS Whistleblowers

Healthcare reform has provided new avenues to recoup billions of tax dollars lost to fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and law firms are actively looking for informants within EMS.

Posted Thursday, July 21, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

Ambulance Billing & Reimbursement Update

A new way of calculating the Ambulance Inflation Factor (AIF) that changes Medicare fee schedules will mean that Medicare reimbursement will, on average, be at least 1% less than expected each year from now on.

Posted Monday, June 13, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

Ambulance Companies Change Hands

Recently several U.S. ambulance companies have moved to private equity firms.

Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Also On Jems Thumb

Drug ‘Shortage’ Led Supply Practice Evaluation

A shortage of D50 that made Oklahoma’s EMSA take a hard look at its supply practices could help your service.

Posted Monday, April 11, 2011


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

The Evolution of Civilian High Threat Medical Guidelines

How mass killing events have proven a need for new guidelines.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Ebola Changes How North Carolina EMS Responds to Calls

Concern about virus spread leads to new protocols.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Oklahoma Hospitals Prepare for Ebola Cases

Training and preparation are keys for metro hospitals.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

EMS in Nevada Prepares for the Unexpected

Protocols and PPE protect AMR personnel.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

D.C. Fire and EMS Brace for Possible Ebola Patients

Union leader shares concern over precautions.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Life Link III Trauma Tactics Conference in Minnesota

Conference was designed to enhance the skills of providers of all levels, covering rescue and prehospital situations, to transport and in-hospital treatment.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

EMS Tailgating

Rigs converted for football.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

CDC Ebola Training for Clinicians

Students learn the complexities of working in bulky suits.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >