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NAEMSP launches CPR video challenge ahead of #NationalEMSWeek

EMS-1 Products - 13 hours 44 min ago
To celebrate National EMS Week, NAEMSP is challenging EMS agencies across the country to come up with the most creative and educational CPR video
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EMS Physicians Address Ongoing Critical Drug Shortages in DC Hill Day

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 21:27
WASHINGTON, D.C. — National Association of EMS Physicians® (NAEMSP®) members joined other EMS professionals on Capitol Hill last week to advocate for issues affecting quality prehospital patient care. Drug shortages again emerged as a top concern, as emergency medical facilities across the country are forced to severely restrict use of certain IV fluids, anti-nausea medications,...
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Ohio business, fire department pushing app that helps EMS

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:08
The Vital ICE app is available for use on smartphones via the code 1050. ICE stands for In Case of Emergency
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Adashi Systems introduces Adashi Alert: A Digital Dashboard for Public Safety Agencies

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 22:27
Baltimore, MD: Today, public safety software company Adashi Systems LLC announced the launch of its newest product: Adashi Alert. Adashi Alert is a full-scale digital dashboard that fire, police, and EMS agencies can use to track incoming incidents, receive key information from dispatch, and prepare for turn out. Adashi Alert’s revolutionary interface is designed to keep everyone in the...
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Rural EMS operations during an active-shooter incident

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 03:55
What can you do if you don’t expect sufficient law enforcement escort into the ‘warm zone’ to arrive in time?
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Free Online Course | 12-Lead EKG

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:33
Understand how to approach the analysis of a 12 lead EKG, the basic EKG components, and be able to identify abnormalities in the 12 lead EKG that will lead to a diagnosis of possible cardiac disease processes so that they may be treated appropriately.
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NY volunteer FDs seek right to send bills for EMS calls

EMS-1 Products - Sun, 04/21/2019 - 01:00
Volunteer fire companies foot the bill for everything associated with an ambulance, which he estimated comes in between $160,000 and $200,000
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Understanding the new EMS Scope of Practice Model

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 04/19/2019 - 00:39
Our co-hosts discuss the recently-released 2019 EMS Scope of Practice Model and underscore what has changed for providers
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Okla. officials: Dispatchers are 'priceless'

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 04/18/2019 - 20:43
"Our dispatchers are the first line of defense for not only the people calling in, but for the officers and others who are out handling the calls in person"
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The ESO EMS Index: In 2019, data and metrics matter more than ever

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 05:00
In its second year, the benchmark report based on EMS national data digs deeper into five key metrics and adds two additional measures
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Article Bites: Measuring the impact of a telehealth program on ambulance transports

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 04:29
The feasibility of a telehealth program within a large EMS system highlights progress in matching healthcare resources with patient needs
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911 for 911: Dispatcher mutual aid

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:50
The Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce (TERT) Initiative is developing dispatcher mutual aid for disaster response
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Stryker launches LIFEPAK® CR2 defibrillator with LIFELINKcentral™ AED program manager in the U.S.

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 00:28
New LIFEPAK AED response system offers connectivity, intuitive design and unique technology to analyze heart rhythm during CPR. REDMOND, Wash. — Stryker has launched the company's newest defibrillation solution, the LIFEPAK® CR2 defibrillator with LIFELINKcentral™ AED program manager, in the United States. The company has announced that the LIFEPAK CR2 automated external...
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Ill. city fire dept. gets new chassis for old ambulance

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 22:05
The East Peoria Fire Department found a satisfying way to upgrade its ambulance fleet and save the city money at the same time
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The Siren Act and EMS grants for emergency medical equipment

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 23:20
AFG, Highway Safety Grant Programs and the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation can help fund AEDs and EMS equipment
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Study: Hands-Only CPR encourages bystander assistance

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 23:13
A new study published by the American Heart Association shows that hands-only CPR encourages cardiac arrest help
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Polaris Growth Fund makes strategic investment in Emergency Reporting

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:03
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Emergency Reporting (ER), the global leader in cloudbased reporting and records management software for Fire and EMS agencies, has received a significant growth investment from the Polaris Growth Fund. Polaris Growth Fund is an affiliate fund of Polaris Partners, a Boston-based private investment firm with two decades of technology investing experience. Founded by Dave Adams...
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Thin Fit Line for First Responders Adds Omega-3 Capsule

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 00:38
WENATCHEE, Wash. — Thin Fit Line, a new supplement line created by an ex-firefighter and corrections officer for those in stressful lines of work, is a hit. Because of its success, the company has added an Omega-3 Fish Oil capsule to its offerings in hopes of providing the complete source of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to police, firefighters, emergency responders, and others who work...
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Trauma takes its toll on EMS providers, 911 telecommunicators

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 00:26
Local leaders, communities, agency leaders and the media all have a responsibility to help support emergency responders’ well-being through research, intervention, policy and education
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Ambulance service sues Ga. nursing home over non-emergency calls

EMS-1 Products - Sun, 04/14/2019 - 23:25
The lawsuit alleges that the home bills Medicare for patients services and could apply for reimbursement for non-emergency ambulance transport
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