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What we can learn about retention from EMS rising stars
The AAA and Newton 360 Industry Turnover Survey reveals increased turnover rates in full and part-time EMTs and paramedics
Check out the guests, the controversy and the takeaways that garnered these episodes of Inside EMS an EMS One-Stop the most listens of the year
EMS1’s EMS trends state-of-the-industry survey provides targets for reducing stress, staffing challenges and leadership shortfalls
Somerset city officials are told employees are leaving for better pay and less calls
Lancaster County commissioners hope municipalities do the same to support first responders
Broward County officials plan to provide quick help for mortgage and rent payments, or funeral expenses before other benefits kick in
Collective bargaining is being promoted as a recruitment, retention benefit for Portsmouth
The bill presumes disabling or fatal infectious diseases were suffered in the line of duty as a result of injury due to uncapped needles
First responders in Kansas hope the Missouri bill will encourage their own legislators to pass a similar PTSD benefits bill
The Uniformed EMS Officers Union says the “Supervising Emergency Medical Service Specialist” position carries lieutenant responsibilities with less pay
Supporters of the new law believe it will improve recruitment and retention of volunteers
The law applies to those who got sick with the virus from March 9, 2020, through June 30, 2021 and assumes they contracted it because of work
A council member was inspired by FF-medic Lt. Mark Quick who stopped to help at a car crash and was severely hurt
They showed their support for a bipartisan measure that would benefit them