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Do You Have All The Pieces of the Safety Puzzle?

Rob Lawrence, COO of the Richmond Ambulance Authority, talks about how his agency envisions safety as a jigsaw puzzle, then builds up th…

Started by JEMS Web Team

1 Nov 3, 2013
Reply by Paula Miller

Lactate Meters the who, what, where

I am currently working on a lactate testing proposal for my department. I am searching for all the information I can get to completely soli…

Started by Michael Henry

0 Oct 17, 2013

2020 Vision Video: Integrated Patient Platform

What challenges do we need to overcome to be truly integrated?   JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, Jim Augustine, MD, FACE…

Started by JEMS Web Team

0 Oct 9, 2013

Tablet Devices – Who is using them?

Tablet Devices Have Many Benefits for EMS ProvidersNew uses for iPads and tablets are already on the horizonBy Richard Huff, NREMT-B When H…

Started by JEMS Web Team

3 Oct 2, 2013
Reply by Edwin Miguel Ortega Cotte

Interfacility transfers: who pays?

First some background. I am with a small volunteer ambulance service in rural Utah. Our local hospital is a CAH operated by a large regiona…

Started by Tracy

2 Sep 24, 2013
Reply by Dustin Campbell

Public Image

I want to hear what you guys think , But I really believe one of our problems is poor perception by the public. No I dont think we have a…

Started by James Ownbey

2 Sep 19, 2013
Reply by Bonnie Benitz

Multi-Patient Transfers - Logistical Planning Ideas?

North Carolina Hospital Plans Caravan Transfer of Critically Ill PatientsSeveral ambulances will move patients to Carolina Specialty Hospit…

Started by JEMS Web Team

1 Sep 13, 2013
Reply by Suheir Kilani

DCFEMS Considers Civilian Paramedics

D.C. Breaks Policy, Begins Hiring Civilian Paramedics Department shifts from previous efforts of establishing cross-trained personnel The D…

Started by JEMS Web Team

3 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Scott A. Lancaster

Mix it up or follow the Index?

Ok this is for the instructors out there. I am teaching my first Basic Course starting August 29th. I am using Emergency Care 12th Edition…

Started by David Spafford

6 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Ben Dowdy

Vehicle Checks and Consequences

Start Your Ambulance Checks with the Essentials Ambulance checks are essential. So start them by routinely checking your essential equipmen…

Started by JEMS Web Team

0 Aug 17, 2013


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