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Pantry Pillaging

Every industry has kleptomaniacs -- EMS included.

Posted Monday, April 13, 2009

Rig Ragging: How computerized monitoring systems have changed ambulance driving

Steve Berry started driving an ambulance before computerized monitoring systems. Read his take on black boxes in rigs.

Posted Sunday, March 15, 2009

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Varmints: What's going on back there?

An extra rearview mirror allows you to see not only what's going on behind your ambulance, but what's going on in the back of it, which is important when you get a patient who has no regard for your safety.

Posted Friday, March 6, 2009

Resource Overkill: We Can Do More for Less

Do you use resources wisely in your EMS system? When you send too many resources on a call, you_re wasting money and risking precious assets.

Posted Thursday, March 5, 2009

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Splat: A pro's answer to bug guts

You can collect a lot of bug parts on something the size of an ambulance windshield; and the bad thing is, they're all joined by splat.

Posted Tuesday, December 16, 2008

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The Secrets to Ambulance Financing: What to watch for & watch out for

Proper financial planning can provide an opportunity to invest in a better value for the same budget allocation, creating a vehicle that your staff will be proud to use.

Posted Monday, November 17, 2008

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Rig Safety 9-1-1: What you need to know about ambulance safety & standards

What is it that we need to know about ambulance safety? What's safe and what isn't? What works and what doesn't? And where do we go to find out?

Posted Wednesday, October 8, 2008

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Extreme Ambulance Makeovers

EMS chief of Littleton (Colo.) Fire Rescue, Wayne Zygowicz, discusses some of the best accessories available in the ambulance industry.

Posted Tuesday, October 7, 2008


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