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The EMS management topic focuses on leadership within EMS agencies, bringing together a range of relevant columns and resources as well as the latest news on EMS department operations, budget issues and new appointments.

Explaining the reason you are unable to cover an open EMT or paramedic shift is unnecessary and counter-productive
Introducing Mary Meeks, the 2024 Jack Stout Fellow
The EMS radio report communicates vital information to help the hospital prepare for the patient’s arrival
Preston County officials are working to expand their EMS area of operations
Decatur Morgan Hospital EMS is appealing a second response time fine since their service started in 2021
League City EMS plans to be carrying whole blood on all of its ambulances in two years
Avoid these mistakes to onboard EMTs who will thrive in EMS, and give their all to your agency
For 2 hours and 43 minutes each day, someone is influencing our providers, and ideally, it should be us
Orangeburg County EMS and the sheriff’s office will go to court after a judge ruled earlier that Paul Tarashuk’s death did not fall under qualified immunity
Millions are without power after Hurricane Beryl swept into Texas
Be the person you needed when you were new and set a positive example on every shift
Officials stated Headwaters Emergency Medical Services has met the goal of having at least one ALS rig in service 24/7
Mend the Line counselors held an awareness program for first responders in London
Since 2010, 149 rural hospitals have either closed or stopped providing in-patient care
Durham’s HEART clinicians, working with paramedics and police officers, see a citywide expansion of operations
The Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury released a report detailing the history of two crisis response teams and their future funding
Leaders in Wallingford will have a review done to look at inefficiencies and problems in the fire department
EMS Chief Peggy Fonseca was fired due to budget overages and personally responding to calls
The 2008 Ford ambulance had a new engine installed in 2019
Braintree and Canton firefighters and medics started the whole blood transfusion on the crash victim during transport to the hospital
Easton Volunteer EMS saw an increase in staffing after officials restarted a recruitment program using Sacred Heart University students
The Independence Day holiday can increase the number of intoxicated patients and bystanders you’re likely to encounter on your shift so be careful out there
Cozer Health EMTs recall the violence they experience and the emotional toll
Video showed Rochester police and AMR leaving the man on a bench where he fell over and was unattended for more than two minutes, the lawsuit claims
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St. Petersburg and Denver officials see success in new responses to behavioral health calls
Chicago firefighter leaders said paramedics worked nearly 230,000 overtime hours to staff the city’s 80 ambulances last year, and they are on track to do the same in 2024
Northwest Hospital in Randallstown completed a major upgrade to its emergency department to improve the flow of patients transported by EMS
Better nutrition, sleep and coping mechanisms play a large part in reducing line-of-duty deaths