Forty-seven thousand Americans died of opioid-related overdoses in 2017 – similar to the number of deaths from car accidents and gun violence.
Fitch & Associates retired Founding Partner Richard A. Keller, 67, passed away suddenly on Saturday October 12th at his home in Gladstone, MO.
In this presentation, attendees will gain insight on how one Metropolitan Fire-Based EMS System took the lessons learned from a tragic mass shooting and channeled their efforts at procuring and equipping their personnel, training all responders and command staff, and revising their policies on responses to scenes of violence.
JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman assisted Take Heart America and Dr. Keith Lurie in bringing miraculous cardiac arrest survivor Greg Eubanks and his wife Laura to Paris to surprise Alina Health System Medical Director Charles Wick and the audience. A.J.'a exclusive JEMS article and video interview will be coming soon on jems.com.
I was recently exercising and listening to a podcast when the guest was asked: “What is one thing all leaders must have?” Her response was simple: “Courage,” she replied.
A lawsuit has been field by three former Cole County EMS employees alleging they were discriminated against by their former director, according to a report on KMIZ-TV.
Crews with Okaloosa County Emergency Medical Services will begin to offer vaccinations for Hepatitis A after several cases were reported in the state, according to a report.
Paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) with American Medical Response aired their grievances Monday over what they are calling non-livable wages, according to a report.
The new software is the first of its kind to offer paramedics readily accessible, accurate and HIPAA-compliant data capture capabilities to better serve patients in community health programs.
In more than four decades in EMS, Mike Taigman has seen a lot. He ran thousands of calls as a paramedic; as a supervisor and manager, he supported crews running tens of thousands.