With the alarming number of helicopter crashes last year, leaders in the industry are searching for ways to preserve safety. One answer may lie in the implementation of night vision technology.Full Story
Paramedics tend to victims of a vehicular accident on a highway in Kansas City, Mo., on Monday. Learn how to stay safe when cold and snow bring challenges to your response team. (Image KMBC ABC 9) Full Tip
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The death of a 2-year-old who became entangled in a backyard soccer net prompted a federal lawsuit against a Texas city, the 911 dispatcher and the ambulance provider. Thursday's edition of the Today Show on NBC examined the tragedy and highlighted concern over training levels at dispatch centers across the country. View the video here and Art Hsieh's analysis of the issue. Full Article
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Code 3, Inc. DuoBeam™ with New PriZm™ II Technology
Code 3’s DuoBeam mini-bar is now available with new PriZm II LED lightheads. PriZm II patent-pending dual reflector LED technology provides a brighter signal for superior visibility and safety. The PriZm II DuoBeam meets SAE Class 1, NFPA Upper Zone C, and California Title 13 requirements when properly configured.
"'Welcome to Utah. Set your clock back 20 years.' I believe this bill moves EMS in precisely the wrong direction as a profession. Instead of recognizing the vital role that EMS plays as a critical part of the health care continuum, this seeks instead to take it backwards to the old days of simply being 'ambulance drivers.' This is a hugely bad idea, ill-conceived, and poorly thought out." —SpotsyMedic