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EMS1's Kris Kaull Responds to EMS World's Ice Bucket Challenge

- 08/26/2014

Kris Kaull, co-founder of EMS1, was recently called out by EMS World's Scott Cravens. In this video, he bravely accepts the ALS Challenge and in turn nominates...the NAEMT Executive Staff!

EMS ice bucket challenge

- 08/26/2014

Oyen, Alberta EMS team take on the ice bucket challenge

Chicago EMS changes moving in the wrong direction

- 07/31/2014

I'm lucky to have found my passion so early in my adult life. As a field-care professional for over 30 years, I've been witness to a few revolutionary steps that shifted the industry. System ...

Chicago firefighter contract upgrades ambulances

- 07/31/2014

By Fran Spielman The Sun-Times CHICAGO — Chicago will get a dramatic upgrade in ambulance care — and firefighters will get $32 million in back pay — under a five-year ...

N.Y. village hires medic to help fire department

- 07/05/2014

By Denise M. Bonilla Newsday LINDENHURST, N.Y. — The Village of Lindenhurst has hired a paramedic with controlled substance expertise to assist the fire department in meeting a new ...

Can less ALS mean better BLS?

- 06/24/2014

Would you prefer a surgeon who did surgery three times a year but started on time, or one who did surgery 50 times a year but got there five minutes late, after the nurses had already prepped ...

SFFD: ALS response lagged in fatal statue fall on 2-year-old

- 06/12/2014

Out of the 16 units on duty, only one was not on a call, but it was 4.5 miles away and took 13 minutes to respond

SFFD: ALS response lagged in fatal statue fall on 2-year-old

- 06/12/2014

SAN FRANCISCO — When a dolphin statue fell on a 2-year-old Kayson Shelton, the San Francisco Fire Department said the closest ambulance was too far away. Shelton later died of his injuries. It ...

Pa. EMS to expand ALS coverage area

- 06/05/2014

By Debbie Chestnut The Sentinel SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Shippensburg Area Emergency Medical Services is prepared for increased call volume as a result of West Shore EMS’s decision ...

Pa. EMS makes case to stay open

- 06/04/2014

Jenna Ebersole Pocono Record COOLBAUGH, Pa. — Thornhurst EMS provided historical and projected financial records and operating information to Coolbaugh Township supervisors Tuesday ...

Inside EMS Podcast: Breaking down the Field EMS Bill; is ALS really that valuable?

- 05/30/2014

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week's Inside EMS podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the recent story about a television ...

My wife made me rescue a near-dead trucker

- 05/27/2014

By Michael Ellis It was 1996. My wife and I, and our two kids, were traveling to visit her parents in Texas for Christmas from Phoenix. I was a medic in a level one trauma center in Phoenix, ...

Prove it: Can a vacuum device during CPR improve cardiac output?

- 05/15/2014

Rescue 36 and Engine 47 respond to a report of an unconscious person. The engine crew arrives to find a 68-year-old male who collapsed while mowing the grass. The firefighters confirm he has ...

Remember 2 Things: What to ask yourself before ALS to BLS hand-offs

- 05/07/2014

EMS1 Columnist Steve Whitehead recommends considering if the patient has already had any ALS-level interventions or assessments, and the patient's potential for decomposition.

Three years in, Fla. fire says its advance life support efforts are a success

- 04/07/2014

By Greg Stanley The Naples Daily News NAPLES, Fla. — A 92-year-old man sat in a nursing home bed with his head bowed, resting in a nurse's right hand. The nurse turned as two ...

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