EMS News Reports

  • 2016 Gathering of Eagles Conference

    2016 Gathering of Eagles Conference

    The conference shared cutting-edge information and advances in EMS patient care, research and management issues.

  • Eastern Snowstorm 2016

    Eastern Snowstorm 2016

    The January 2016 blizzard was the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the Northeast in at least 66 years. It affected 102.8 million people and covered about 434,000 square miles in 26 states. At least 52 people in 12 states died in storm-related incidents including car accidents, carbon monoxide poisoning and heart attacks while shoveling snow.

  • EMS1 Year in Review 2015

    EMS1 Year in Review 2015

    Join us as we look back on some of the biggest stories and trends from 2015. Read first-person accounts, hear from our expert columnists and catch some of the top videos of the year.

  • AHA 2015 CPR guidelines

    AHA 2015 CPR guidelines

    The American Heart Association released the "2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC" Oct. 15, 2015.

  • Oregon college mass shooting

    Oregon college mass shooting

    A gunman opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore., killing at least 9 people and injuring 7 before dying during a shootout with police.

  • EMS World 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    EMS World 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    Bringing you show coverage, including exclusive features, the latest products, session roundups, Tweets and more!

  • "Emergency!" continues to inspire medics

    "Emergency!" continues to inspire medics

    From 1972-1979, the crew of Los Angeles County Fire Dept. Station 51, particularly the paramedic team of Gage and DeSoto, and Rampart Hospital respond to emergencies in their operating area.

  • Pinnacle 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    Pinnacle 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    Bringing you show coverage, including exclusive features, the latest products, session roundups, Tweets and more!

  • EMS Compass Initiative: Creating measurements to improve EMS systems

    EMS Compass Initiative: Creating measurements to improve EMS systems

    The EMS Compass Initiative is a national initiative to improve EMS systems of care by developing meaningful performance measurements. Funded by the NHTSA and led by NASEMSO, EMS leaders from the across the country have been working on ways to use National EMS Information System data in a way that local and state EMS agencies can meaningfully interpret to measure and improve how they operate.

  • EMS Week 2015: When did a pediatric response make you feel like a superhero?

    EMS Week 2015: When did a pediatric response make you feel like a superhero?

    This year’s EMS Week 2015 theme is EMS STRONG, and we asked you to share stories of when a pediatric patient made you feel like a superhero. We received dozens of submissions, and here are the six finalists.

  • Nepal earthquake: Rescue and recovery efforts

    Nepal earthquake: Rescue and recovery efforts

    Rescue workers struggled to reach many remote villages after a 7.8-magnitude in Nepal destroyed the region, killing thousands. Here is the latest news of recovery efforts, the growing death toll, and inspiring stories of survival.

  • Fire-Rescue Med 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    Fire-Rescue Med 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    Bringing you show coverage, including exclusive features, the latest products, session roundups, Tweets and more!

  • 'Nightwatch' shines realistic spotlight on EMTs

    'Nightwatch' shines realistic spotlight on EMTs

    "In the city of New Orleans there are as many as 1,000 emergency calls every night. These are the stories of the heroes who risk their lives to answer those calls. Police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians. This is Nightwatch." — A&E narrator during opening credits.

    The A&E Network television series featuring first responders in New Orleans seems to be a realistic portrayal of EMS professionals, and puts the industry in a positive light.

    From reviews of the show to behind the scene interviews with cast members, stay up to speed on "Nightwatch."

  • EMS Today 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    EMS Today 2015: In-depth conference coverage

    Bringing you show coverage, including exclusive features, the latest products, session roundups, Tweets and more!

  • 2014 Year in Review

    2014 Year in Review

    With 2014 coming to a close, we look back on some of the biggest stories and issues from EMS in the past 12 months. Read accounts of the year's most memorable incidents in our features from those in the field, enjoy expert commentary from our columnists and watch some of the best videos from this year.

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