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EMS Compass Initiative: Creating measurements to improve EMS systems
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EMS Compass Initiative: Creating measurements to improve EMS systems
The EMS Compass Initiative is a national initiative to improve EMS systems of care by developing meaningful performance measurements. Funded by the NHTSA and led by NASEMSO, EMS leaders from the across the country have been working on ways to use National EMS Information System data in a way that local and state EMS agencies can meaningfully interpret to measure and improve how they operate. Complete Coverage

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Wind carries bounce house 200 feet; 2 kids hurt
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Texas EMT attacked, beaten during home invasion
Rescuers amputate trucker's leg at crash scene
Medic shocked to find own stolen trailer at crash scene
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NTSB investigates Colo. Flight for Life helicopter crash
3-person crew was flying to a camp to teach kids about EMS helicopter operations and had just taken off Full Story
Innovation Zone: Mercury Medical Flow-Safe II EZ

The new and innovative Mercury Medical Flow-Safe II EZ mask with built in nubulizer in conjunction with CPAP treatment.

Packaging A Patient

Learn how to package a patient on a sked.

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Active-shooter response: Are you physically ready?
Normally, I am strong believer that paramedics are at their best when they saunter into a scene, slowly walking and looking for clues and risks. But an active-shooter incident is going to require repetitive ... Full Story
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Top 10 signs your agency’s cardiac arrest protocols need updating Do your agency's cardiac arrest protocols make it possible for your patients to achieve ROSC and later attend a survivor celebration? Full Story

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