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.
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.