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Teresa McCallion, EMT-B

 is a freelance public safety writer and the editor of EMS Insider living in Bonney Lake, Wash.

content by Teresa McCallion, EMT-B

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Tracking Medication Errors: A Systems Approach

Although statistics on the number of in-the-field medication errors are lacking, EMS providers and administrators know they exist. In this article, Teresa McCallion details the efforts of Sedgwick County EMS leaders to identify and reduce medication errors.


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Establishing EMS Performance Measures

Recently, California became the first state to establish a statewide, standardized set of core performance measures that will be used to examine an EMS system and evaluate the treatment of an identified patient condition.


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Creating an EMS Culture of Safety

Document provides a framework for developing a strategy that proactively informs the entire practice of EMS within an agency.


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Bartos Named CEO of Rural/Metro

Succeeds DiMino, who leaves the company.


Rural/Metro Reduces Administrative Workforce in Company-wide Realignment

A recent realignment of nationwide field operations at Rural/Metro Corporation has led to the consolation of four zones into three. As a result of the realignment, 90 Rural/Metro administrative and corporate employees were laid off April 16.


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