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Learn how innovations are being made in treating respiratory emergencies
Three outdated paradigms holding EMS back
Jay Fitch delivered an inspiring and thought-provoking keynote address to EMS leaders on how to future-ready their organization
EMS leaders described Dr. Leonard Cobb as a giant, pioneer and luminary whose work “touched the lives of thousands worldwide”
Nagel helped develop ALS and the country’s first paramedicine program, held leadership roles through the 1980s and was an adviser for “Emergency!”
The McMurray Enhanced Airway tool is intended to quickly open a patient’s airway and was designed by an anesthesia professional
The ZERRO uses a hydrogen fuel cell in the powertrain and has a 300-mile range
The CARESTAR Foundation grants supported organizations, projects and programs focused on improving emergency response across California
Responder Corp, RapidSOS, the Orleans Parish Communication District and the Western Fire Chiefs Association were awarded the grant to develop the R2 Network
Fitch & Associates Founding Partner Dr. Jay Fitch said the late Jack Stout was a friend, mentor, innovator and “personality like no other”
Cypress Creek EMS reported how its team transfused blood into the subclavian vein feeding directly into the heart in an ambulance
What EMS can learn from the NASA/SpaceX mission and a return to space
Firefighter-paramedics rapidly implement new ideas to curb infection
The award honors fire departments for implementing innovations in EMS
Be sure to understand your community’s needs, your agency’s goals and how you will fund your MIH-CP program and assess its success
Jay Fitch, PhD, explains the importance of disruption for EMS to innovate and prepare for the rapid change coming to the industry
The compact electrical Smart car allows two responders to travel with a full complement of medical equipment
The new vehicles will save fuel and use the energy to provide mobile Wi-Fi access
By triaging patients with mental illness, especially repeat users, the Grady EMS Upstream Crisis Intervention Group provider has improved care, saved significant money and boosted morale
Penis transplants have generated interest among veterans, but they will require more extensive surgery since their injuries tend to be more extensive
The “green” ambulance functions without having to idle its engine, which will significantly decrease emissions and air pollution
The addition is expected to reduce their carbon footprint by up to 10 percent annually; they’re also building waste-reduction awareness and education among their members
United Rescue launched the first community-based emergency response program in the United States
A fleet manager equipped 40 ambulances with solar panels, which reduced fuel consumption and extended battery life
The program pairs paramedics with the Public Health Department Homeless Outreach Team to reduce 911 calls from the city’s homeless people
Research, introspection, innovation and advocacy point to the deliberate growth phase EMS is entering
The Pediatric Easy Dosing System aims to eliminate medication administration errors in pediatric care
These 10 ingredients will help every EMS agency succeed in the year ahead
In a memorable and entertaining presentation, Dr. Brent Myers described the top changes in EMS