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.
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.
A new rural medicine program is getting notice because it allows volunteers to respond from anywhere to emergencies with advanced life-support tools and training.
Learn more about the team and see what role our ATCEMS Community Health Paramedics play.
The program is aimed at connecting addicts to recovery resources in the Metro Richmond area.