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“Instead of responding to the majority of 999 calls we receive every day, we want to flip that so we only go to those patients who really, really need a double staffed paramedic emergency ambulance quickly.”
Revamped triage criteria streamline decision making and relieve the burden on hospital systems
Peer-reviewed, empirical data is needed to pursue alternative payment structures
Adopting programs to improve service delivery and agency culture
Snow, fog, smoke and dust: 4 tips for operating in dangerous roadway conditions
After triage, patients were transported to hospitals in Plantation and Fort Lauderdale
Kern EMS Program Manager Jeff Fariss said the county and Hall Ambulance will implement several changes such as call sorting
First responders in Cuyahoga County held an NDMS exercise using a plane full of patients
Several patients were in serious and fair condition after what police called a “targeted and isolated” incident
Multiple departments responded to a crash in Barron County that killed two people and critically injured three
Ukiah hospital’s ‘Trauma Expo’ brings first responders and ED staff together to experience each others’ jobs during an MCI training drill
Saving lives with coordinated trauma care through pre-planning, training and relationship building
A total of 18 EMS providers responded, and 25 Louisville Fire crewmembers assisted with treatment, triage and transport
Takeaways from more than 8M EMS encounters that help inform destination decisions
Frustrated EMS providers described a chaotic scene and said they were uncertain who was in charge, where they should be and how many victims to expect