Operations And Protcols

Striking a Patient is Never Warranted

Courts will uphold terminations for striking a patient.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Striking a Patient is Never Warranted

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The 'Gross Negligence' Standard and EMS

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The 'Gross Negligence' Standard and EMS

Case upholds fact that, sometimes, professional judgment trumps protocols.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The Legal Shield: Does standard protection of EMS preclude its responsibility?

Court finds providers' negligence not willful and wanton in case of failed mechanical equipment.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

The Worst is Over: Words that Heal ... and Manage Risk

Listening to patients and employing healing language reduces your chances of litigation when a call goes wrong.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

To Transport or Not to Transport? Part 2 of 2

A patient's signature on a refusal of transport form does not absolve EMS from responsibility for that patient's well-being.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007






 

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