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Eight Years Ago, Federal Government Experts Noted that Vaccine Tracking Systems Couldn’t Share Information

Our vaccine delivery machinery is groaning as jurisdictions rely on white pieces of cardstock that just beg to be lost, writes Jonathon S. Feit.
The EMS Handoff

The EMS Handoff: Document Like a Pro

Jason Haag joins the EMS Handoff crew to discuss the ins and outs of documentation from the eagle eye’s perspective to the nitty-gritty.

Michigan Paramedic Misled Doctor About “˜Dead’ Woman

The state said Storms changed his report when it was uploaded a second time to an incident database the next day.

EMS Lawline: Three Documentation Best Practices to Reduce Risk and Lower the Patient’s Financial...

The bottom line is that accurate, complete and timely completion of PCRs is a legal and ethical responsibility of the EMS practitioner, writes Steve Wirth.

COVID-19 Resource Reporting Tool

The NHTSA Office of EMS has designed a reporting tool to provide you with a consistent and immediate way to report personnel shortages, and PPE needs or "stress" your agency is experiencing due to the COVID outbreak and the impending Influenza season.

‘If You Didn’t Write It Down, It Never Happened’

Paul Serino, M. Ed, NRP, has a new book out called If You Didn't Write It Down, It Never Happened, and it's about critical EMS reporting skills for EMTs and paramedics.

Florida Paramedics Facing Charges

Prosecutors say the records were related to mandatory training courses with the American Heart Association.

To Battle Opioid Crisis, Some Track Overdoses in Real Time

Information is entered into a new overdose-tracking system that provides near real-time glimpses into the ravages of the opioid-fueled drug crisis.

CMS Releases Final Cost Reporting Rules

Ground ambulance providers and suppliers that have been selected to participate in the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System must collect information on cost, utilization, revenue, and other service characteristics in accordance with the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Instrument for a continuous 12-month period.