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This update includes coverage of NEMSMA’s global resilience efforts; NVFC’s Share the Load Program; ImageTrend’s CrewCare app; research, articles, presentations and projects from the Strub Caulkins Center for Suicide Research; and a new textbook on building resiliency and companion online CE developed by JEMS.
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Transporting patients is a good way to stay out of trouble and keep reimbursement rates up. On the other hand, it doesn’t take too much to imagine that there aren’t a whole lot of patients who really need an ambulance or an ED, especially for what are often primary or chronic care complaints. The trick is to figure out which ones don’t need to go.