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Miscommunication Kills. But it Doesn't Have to.
What causes more deaths that the opioid crisis, gun violence, breast cancer, and car crashes combined? It's us. Miscommunication between care providers accounts for up to 400,000 deaths per year.
Let's fix it.
BETTER EMS PERFORMANCE
7 challenges faced by all healthcare leaders
By Mike Taigman, EMS1 Columnist
Healthcare spending, the silver tsunami, technology and epidemiology issues require innovative solutions.
Curiosity quotient in EMS
DIFFUSING COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE
Q&A: Creating a healthier, safer community with MIH-CP
By Kerri Hatt, EMS1 Senior Editor
Chief Porter R. Welch shares factors to consider before and while implementing a MIH-CP program.
What are the healthcare service gaps?
EMS LEGAL UPDATE
5 EMS compliance resolutions
By Amanda Ward, EMS1 Contributor
Ensure your EMS billing is in compliance at the start of the calendar year or fiscal year.
Designate a compliance officer
UNIFORM STORIES
3 ingredients to survive an EMS career
By Sean Eddy, EMS1 Contributor
Getting into EMS isn't all that difficult; staying is where the challenge is.
Healthy mind
EKG CASE
Patient with reduced consciousness, neck rigidity
By EKG Club, EMS1 Columnist
What's your assessment and care for a patient who had a headache the night before and now has a GCS of 9?
Minimally responsive female
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271 First responders who were shot in Las Vegas reunite
247 Mother pushes for ambulance requirement at high school football games
233 The 8 things I'd tell my 21-year-old EMS self
117 How I became the stand back, big picture, non-interventional paramedic
107 Trump donates portion of salary to opioid efforts
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