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Failure is effortless — good care is hard
Going small to fight biological weapons
January 7, 2014
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1 killed, 2 injured in Colo. plane crash Medic fights law keeping pregnant wife alive 14 passengers hurt when train hits post in Chicago
Today's Top Stories:
Ky. man to be sentenced in deadly ambulance crash: Hunter LeGrand faces murder and DWI charges
Maine medic dies on duty: William Trapnell IV suffered an unexpected medical emergency
EMS crews work through subzero temperatures: Ill. agency has own plow to ensure ambos aren't late to calls
New Ill. law lets rural ambulance crews step up life support care
Medic to make house calls to frequent 911 callers
Mo. toddler dies in crash involving snow plow
Girl, 9, helps mother deliver her own baby sister
4 Ill. men die while shoveling snow
Firefighters, medics free naked man stuck in washing machine
News Analysis:
Help first, get paid second
By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Advisor
This story about Minnesota ambulance services constantly making adjustments does a pretty good job of describing the transforming landscape of EMS in the face of declining reimbursement. EMS providers have been adapting to the trends that are occurring at the intersection of public safety and health care for two decades. I agree with virtually everything that was mentioned, especially the last comment.
The Art of EMS
Failure is effortless — good care is hard
By Steve Whitehead, EMS1 Columnist
Fixing our issues with medical incompetence doesn't begin with a college degree program, or a new quality assurance system. It doesn’t begin with our education or our clinical rotations. It begins with ourselves
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Medicine and Technology
Going small to fight biological weapons
By Doug Page, EMS1 Columnist
The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center project is building a miniaturized system of human organs to model the body’s response to harmful agents and to develop potential therapies. Honey, I shrunk the body
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