Breaking EMS news and industry trends
April 17, 2019
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Budget for Md. county EMS continues to skyrocket
60 people charged in illegal prescription opioid crackdown
Pittsburgh EMS swears in first woman, minority as deputy chief
Ohio city Verizon customers without 911 access for hours
The 9-1-1 coordinator said the system is has a back-up plan when such an outage occurs
Study: Hands-Only CPR encourages bystander assistance
A new study published by the American Heart Association shows that hands-only CPR encourages cardiac arrest help
Texas towns team up to form EMS department
Firefighters, EMS rescue man trapped in mechanical bull
911 Emergency Dispatcher: The calm voice in the dark
Chicago FF fired for sexually harassing medic student
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The Siren Act and EMS grants for emergency medical equipment
By EMSGrantsHelp, EMS1 Columnist
AFG, Highway Safety Grant Programs and the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation can help fund AEDs and EMS equipment.
911 for 911: Dispatcher mutual aid
By Randall D. Larson, EMS1 Contributor
The Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Initiative is developing dispatcher mutual aid for disaster response.
Why your EMS agency needs near-miss reporting
By Rommie Duckworth, EMS1 Columnist
Near-miss reporting can help build a culture of safety in your agency and improve the EMS profession as a whole.
How one EMS agency found its body armor solution
Propper made it easy for an ambulance district outside St. Louis to find the right fit and features.
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