content by Teresa McCallion, EMT-B
Looking for a way to save money? Consider vaccinations and immunizations. According to Katherine West, BSN, MSEd, CIC, infection control consultant for Infection Control/Emerging Concepts Inc., a simple inoculation could save your agency a significant amount of money. “Prevention up front is 60–80% less costly than one exposure,” she says.
Pinnacle Conference attendees got management tips from experts in EMS management and leadership.
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.
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.
Find out why we chose the title "Out of the Darkness" for our 9/11 digital supplement.
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