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EMS student awarded national scholarship

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:16
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The staff at Platinum Educational Group understands the struggles and obstacles that are presented to students obtaining higher education in the healthcare industries. In 2015, Platinum Educational Group launched its inaugural scholarships program geared at EMS students. In 2016, the company expanded its product line to include the Nursing and Allied Health fields. It only ...
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Emergency Reporting partners with StreetWise Response Software for EMS and fire agencies

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:49
Emergency Reporting’s integration with StreetWise links the data used or produced in the apparatus during a response with data stored in a department’s records, significantly improving accuracy, situational awareness, safety and efficiency during emergency response. BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Emergency Reporting (ER), a leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software, is pleased ...
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Code 3® announces licensing agreement and partnership with Vital Vio Inc. to bring innovative VioSafe™ White Light Disinfection™ technology into ambulances and other emergency response vehicles

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:13
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Code 3® a leader in engineering and manufacturing of innovative emergency lighting and warning products used in emergency response vehicles, today announced a licensing agreement with Vital Vio, Inc., developer of an innovative, continuous White Light Disinfection™ technology designed to safely and constantly kill germs on indoor surfaces. “We are absolutely thrilled ...
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Crestline and Oxford County announce Canada’s first hybrid ambulance

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 14:43
New ambulances will reduce Oxford’s annual greenhouse gas emissions by 10.7 eCO₂ tons OXFORD COUNTY, Ontario — Oxford County becomes the first municipality in Canada to introduce electric hybrid ambulances as part of its Paramedic Services fleet with the purchase of two Crestline Coach Fleetmax XL3 Hybrid ambulances. Oxford County has been steadily shifting towards cleaner burning fuels ...
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Couple charged $1K for ambulance ride that never left hospital

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:11
AMR recently charged Paul Smale and Wilma Mullins-Smale $1,087 for a short trip from the heli-pad to the hospital four years ago
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EMS Innovations: #10 Safety sharps to reduce needle sticks

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 08:00
Counting down the 10 most important EMS-related innovations in the past 25 years
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G-Shock highlights watches that stand up to tough jobs this summer

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:53
Select models built to withstand the unpredictability of the summer months
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Doug Wolfberg chosen as interim chair for inaugural EMS Interstate Compact Commission

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 13:42
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, the National EMS Industry Law Firm® is proud to announce that founding partner, Douglas Wolfberg, has been selected as the interim chairperson for the Recognition of EMS Personal Licensure CompAct (REPLICA). REPLICA is intended to facilitate the day to day movement of EMS personnel across state boundaries, by allowing EMS offices to afford immediate ...
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How to rehab firefighters in extreme heat, cold

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:30
Rehab is difficult and doubly so when the temperatures soar or plunge; here’s a look at how to handle those challenging days
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Curaplex® launches Stop the Bleed Kits as licensees of the Department of Homeland Security’s Stop the Bleed® Initiative

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 13:04
DUBLIN, Ohio – Curaplex®, the brand carried exclusively by Sarnova's family of companies, is adding Stop the Bleed kits to their product portfolio. Curaplex Stop the Bleed kits were designed to provide their end user with immediate access to products intended to stop traumatic hemorrhaging. These kits contain basic products for emergency responders or civilians to address a traumatic bleeding situation ...
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Fire department's new CPR equipment will give patients 'best possible chance'

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:56
The device goes under a person's back, while another part wraps over a person's chest and holds a device which applies the compressions
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Fire department's new CPR equipment will give patient 'best possible chance'

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:56
The device goes under a person's back, while another part wraps over a person's chest and holds a device which applies the compressions
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Sonim helps public safety get FirstNet-ready at APCO 2017

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:03
Field-tested, mission critical handsets and accessories available now SAN MATEO, Calif. — Sonim Technologies, the global leader in mission critical LTE-based handsets for public safety, is teaming up with more than a dozen technology leaders at the APCO Annual Conference and Expo in Denver, Aug. 13-16. Sonim has made public safety a priority and has collaborated with public safety professionals ...
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3 steps to properly documenting patient care in EMS

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 15:36
All members of the EMS team must commit to improving patient care documentation by expanding on the details and ensuring completion
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Be ready to save lives: Innovative, new tourniquet available at GideonTactical

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:16
COATESVILLE, Pa. - GideonTactical, the top-tier source for all things tactical, now offers a versatile tourniquet that effectively negates the risk of exsanguination (bleeding to death) from occurring: the SAM Medical XT Extremity Tourniquet. When dealing with a potentially life-threatening hemorrhage, every second counts. Many times, inappropriately applied tourniquets result in lost lives, with slack ...
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Rescue Essentials announces the release of the QuikLitter Lite™

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:09
SALIDA, Colo. — RESCUE ESSENTIALS, a Colorado based tactical medical supply and training company, has recently released the newest addition to their popular QuikLitter line of soft litters, the QuikLitter Lite™. In response to the need for multiple litters at an MCI or active shooter incident, the QuikLitter Lite™ was specifically designed to be compact and lightweight. This highly ...
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Smiths Detection technology protects first responders against the threat of fentanyl exposure

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:38
EDGEWOOD, Md. — Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) is at the forefront of arming first responders with solutions to safeguard against the presence of fentanyl. Working directly with international law enforcement and hazmat agencies, SDI has adapted a range of existing technologies to be able to quickly and accurately detect fentanyl and its analogues on scene. Fentanyl, if inhaled, may lead to respiratory ...
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Doctor competing in Ironman performs CPR on fellow triathlete

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 11:08
Dr. Patricia DeLaMora, a pediatric infectious disease physician, stopped when she saw an unconscious man on the road
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Cincinnati dumping 911 system after a year of problems

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:31
Some callers got a busy signal or their calls were dropped when calling the city's 911 center
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FDNY ambulance collides with SUV while en route to call

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 09:41
The ambulance was near an intersection when the two vehicles collided
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