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Special Coverage: EMS Today 2017

Here’s your complete coverage of the 2017 EMS Today conference, February 23-25 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit this page for updated show and vendor coverage. And if you are attending, visit EMS1 at booth #1723 and pick up some cool swag.

Handheld, portable blood analyzers used by community paramedics to assess heart failure patients and make prehospital care decisions
EMS chief explains Allina Health EMS business case for increasing workforce diversity to improve patient care and the organization’s ROI
EMS providers can “Identify-Report-Refer” to help improve a patient’s health through strengthening the patient’s social connections
Types of crush syndrome, including traumatic asphyxiation and suspension trauma, described by Bryan Bledsoe in EMS Today presentation
Community paramedics have an opportunity to change EMS response to overdose and addiction through application of harm reduction techniques
We owe it to ourselves and our families to understand and use the PPE designed to protect us from line of duty injury or death
Before changing presentation software, first change how you think about teaching EMT and paramedic students
The long-term benefits of conference attendance; and why it’s especially important for volunteer EMS providers
Be prepared and intentional engaging with vendors to learn more about new products for your EMS agency
Trade shows bring together industry reporters from across the nation, and a few simple tricks can help get your company or product noticed