30 innovative new products showcased at the 37th annual JEMS EMS Today Conference & Exposition
For decades, Ebola has captured the public’s imagination with its exotic name, high fatality rate, and the fear that it can cause people to bleed from odd places. Until recently, if you asked any global health expert about the diseases that keep them up at night, Ebola wouldn’t have made their list. What makes Ebola different from so many other public health threats is the effect it has on healthcare providers, and, as a result, on the entire healthcare system.
Formed to bolster response options for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the bicycles allow paramedics to reach patients without having to negotiate traffic snarls, closed roads or pedestrian-only areas.
A non-governmental, non-profit organization, Magen David Adom is a volunteer EMS organization that responds nationwide in Israel; volunteers not only take part in the operative activities, but they’re also part of its management.
Drone systems have a strong potential to facilitate lifesaving medical interventions, such as transporting and delivering an AED and locating offshore drowning victims.
Learn how the Berlin Fire Department and other first responders coordinated medical care after a trailer truck was deliberately steered into a crowd of people at a popular Christmas market.
Although most of the improvements in the outcomes of burn patients deals with the longitudinal care they receive, the role of prehospital providers in this chain of survival has been realized for decades now. This article will provide an in-depth update of the prehospital care for burn patients.
Since 1978, the Pine Hill EMS program has provided care to the Ramah Chapter of Navajo Nation. As call volume has increased, the program has adapted to provide the best possible care to its community. Although it’s not a novel idea for the community, the Pine Hill urgent care model is a bold move away from more traditional MIH-CP programs.
The Indianapolis EMS CORE program provides an innovative, community paramedicine approach to improving health through home interventions.