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Dear Paramedic Chief Subscriber,
In this month's issue of Paramedic Chief eNews, our experts take a look at how EMS leaders can tackle issues of morale and mental health.

Rom Duckworth offers seven steps to better agency morale. Michael Ward discusses whether or not EMS providers are being overworked.

Ryan Stark takes a look at six ways to prevent drug diversion during the ever-growing opioid overdose epidemic. Lastly, Mike Taigman explains how taking an alternate approach can lead to an agency's improvement.

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Are we working EMS providers to death?
By Michael Ward, EMS1 Columnist
Excessive work hours, compassion fatigue and violence are contributing to an alarming increase in EMS caregiver suicide.
Protecting our own
Drug diversion legal brief for EMS leaders
By Ryan Stark, EMS1 Columnist
Here are six strategies to prevent drug diversion, part of the EMS profession's important role in the fight against the opioid overdose epidemic.
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Identifying and busting the top EMS myths

Two physicians discuss a lecture they gave at the National Association of EMS Physicians meeting on top EMS myths.
The truth
How to make improvement in EMS automatic thinking
By Mike Taigman, EMS1 Columnist
Improvement success comes from making the Model for Improvement a normal, regular System 1 part of the EMS organization.
What works
What a President Trump means for EMS
Mobile integrated healthcare evaluation measures released
NEMSAC: EMTs should be able to give Narcan
NEMSMA announces new president-elect
Why cybersecurity is important for EMS leaders
Do cyberattacks keep you awake at night?
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