The TGV-turned-mobile-intensive-care-unit is just one piece of France's nationwide mobilization of trains, helicopters, jets and even a warship, deployed to relieve congested hospitals and shuffle hundreds of patients and hundreds more medical personnel in and out of coronavirus hotspots.
The San Diego-based USNS Mercy and the Norfolk-based USNS Comfort are ugly looking Super Tankers on the outside, but beautiful, state-of-the-art hospital "campuses" on the inside, decked out as well as any trauma center or specialty hospital facility I have ever been in.
A unique partnership between MedStar and Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) will send specially trained MedStar personnel into resident’s homes who are being monitored for COVID-19.
Emergency medical service personnel across the country are struggling with an onslaught of new issues as we prepare for a tsunami of patients.
Medicare said Tuesday it will immediately expand coverage for telemedicine nationwide to help seniors with health problems stay home to avoid the coronavirus.
A firefighter-EMT from Tennessee is credited with saving the lives of several people after a deadly tornado ripped through his town earlier this month.
The new initiative uses a “war room model” inspired by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s approach to finding homes for people suddenly displaced by hurricanes.
The program has paramedics visiting patients who were recently released from the hospital but are at risk of going back.
The grant will help provide qualified paramedics with their own advanced life support supply bags, supporting a new model in which paramedics around the county work as a team.
I had the great pleasure of catch up with one of my favorite people, and most influential expert in EMS, Dr. Mickey Eisenberg, in Seattle at the Cardiac Arrest Survivor Summit.