For Community Paramedicine EMS Coordinator Tangye Beckham, the alpha and omega of a successful MIH-CP program is empathy, since the program’s most important purpose to meet an unmet community need.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare finds closer collaboration after sharing data with EMS, laying the groundwork for outcome improvement, reducing fatigue and building stronger care delivery systems.
If you don’t have a drug diversion/misuse issue in your agency, it’s only because you’re not looking for it.
An overview and update on EMS drug shortages, including some ways EMS agencies are dealing with the chronic shortage of much-needed medications.
An exclusive EMScapades comic published by JEMS, August 2018.
With experience and skills encompassing the entire process of gathering data to getting it in the hands of others to make actionable change, an epidemiologist can help EMS agencies better understand the data being collected and help to gain more insight into the areas where improvements could be made.
Initial data shows that the Rapid Emergency Medical Score (REMS) may be a predictor of positive EMS impact on patient care not only during prehospital treatment but also in regard to hospital lenth of stay.
It was proven that the Earth was round, and I believe that, with open minds and solid research, we will continue to advance resuscitation practices and also realize—and accept—that the world of resuscitation is NOT flat.
New research supports expanding access to glucagon to include EMT-Basics. Glucagon should be thought of like naloxone—a necessary, easy-to-use drug with minimal side effects that has the potential to save many lives as well as prevent morbidity associated with hypoglycemia.
Learn how Vassar College EMS built a homegrown ambulance simulator, vastly improving the learning environment and helping the students’ progression through their education.