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.
Residents of rural communities face unique barriers – higher rates of poverty, difficulty traveling long distances to a hospital or doctor’s office, and lack of access to innovations.
University Hospitals Birmingham performed a live demonstration last week where a clinician based on a computer in a hospital diagnosed a patient in an ambulance several miles away, ZDNet reports.
West Metro Fire Rescue presents their advanced resource medic program.
Nicolet College will begin offering the new training starting in January, WXPR radio reports.
The Arlington Times reports on a new Community Resource Paramedic Program that the North County Fire & EMS and the Arlington Fire Department hopes will lessen non-emergency calls and trips to the emergency room.
Forty-seven thousand Americans died of opioid-related overdoses in 2017 – similar to the number of deaths from car accidents and gun 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.
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.