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Although teamwork is a natural element of public safety, it’s easy for leaders to become complacent and fail to pay sufficient attention to team dynamics
The red flags and steps to take to make the scene safer for yourself, other responders and the patients
The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
City officials adopted a new policy following the death of a patient who fell next to a snowbank
Portland’s Crisis & Sobering Center falls victim to city, county conflicts, funding competition and debate on behavioral health priorities
Members of the Lexington County Ambulance Response Solutions group encourage residents to work on improving EMS
St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls, Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and all Prevea Health locations in western Chippewa Valley will be permanently closed
Starting on Feb. 5, firefighters as well as a new team of first responders will be able to provide overdose victims in Portland with immediate access to buprenorphine and follow-up recovery services
Help us identify the factors impacting wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Catastrophizing can actually cause more catastrophic results to you physically and mentally than the actual catastrophe you imagined
An ambulance security New Year’s resolution
Officials call for Mayor Wu to unfreeze funds after new warnings of lone-actor” threats around the holidays
Which event will have the biggest impact on EMS? Cast your vote
Everyone must be comfortable speaking up, no matter their rank or years on the job
Foxwall EMS Chief Tony Cuda started in EMS as a teenager and quickly became a paramedic
RAA’s Mark Tenia shares advice for connecting your messaging with your audience to promote community support
The Multnomah County study will research a round-the-clock facility for people suffering from mental illness and substance abuse
The Department of Health Services said falls are 18% of ambulance runs in 2022
The test will run Oct. 4 at 2:20 p.m. ET to TVs, radios and cell phones
An independent report recommends making Kalispell’s EMS coordinator a full-time position and increase ambulance staffing
Why technology is the key to avoiding the next 9/11 and MCI preparedness
A future EMT’s submission to the NPR student podcast challenge seeks to educate the public about lights and siren use
Working with law enforcement to identify protocols and preferences can help them help you
Searchers and cadaver dogs have covered 25% of the burned area of Lahaina
Maui County officials sent alerts to cellphones, television and radio stations, but it is unclear if it was before widespread power, cellular outages
San Francisco Fire Department Chief Jeanine Nicholson presented regulators 55 written reports of the robotaxis interfering with emergency response
Mayor Michelle Wu said first responders, health professionals have encountered crowds of over 200 in the Mass and Cass area
Phoenix has seen 28 consecutive days of 110 Fahrenheit ever recorded
3,100 paramedics weigh in on reducing stress, staffing challenges and leadership shortfalls