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Family surprises dispatcher who saved dad’s life

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 23:07
Two years after Stephanie Cifuentes helped save a man by giving CPR instructions, the family surprised her by coming to say “thank you”
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The flipped classroom: Capnography in use

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 20:44
The flipped classroom is an inquiry-based learning strategy designed to improve student engagement, discovery and outcomes
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Apple Watch’s heart monitoring feature now live

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 22:06
The latest update for Apple Watches includes the ECG app, which checks for irregular heart rhythms
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Bound Tree Medical partners with EMSGrantsHelp to offer free grant assistance for opioid response products

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 01:02
Bound Tree Medical, part of the Sarnova family of companies, and the leading national specialty distributor of emergency medical products in the emergency medical services (EMS) market, has partnered with EMSGrantsHelp to provide grants support to EMS agencies seeking grants for the purchase of opioid response products like naloxone and opioid overdose kits. Bound Tree is proud to offer 1:1...
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Lume Cube adds DJI Mavic 2 drone lighting kit to current lineup

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 23:54
Allows drone users to light up the sky for multiple applications, including search and rescue CARLSBAD, Calif. – Lume Cube, the world’s most versatile light for content creators, announced today pre-orders for the Lume Cube Lighting Kit for the DJI Mavic 2 Drone. Dubbed as the go-to portable drone, the DJI Mavic 2, when paired with the Lume Cube Lighting Kit, provides pilots with a...
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Training day: 3 Waveform capnography scenarios

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 12/11/2018 - 22:29
Help student paramedics identify CHF, Curare cleft and ROSC in capnography waveforms, and develop a treatment plan
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Polaris Launches Industry-Leading Work Utility Vehicle: PRO XD™

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 04:15
All-new diesel UTV line-up engineered for durability, serviceability and safety with industry-leading payload and towing for any jobsite MINNEAPOLIS – Polaris® Commercial has designed a breakthrough line of utility task vehicles (UTVs) purpose-built for work: the all-new PRO XD. The PRO XD line from Polaris offers three diesel-powered models built to withstand the tough duty cycles and...
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3 Questions to ask when buying ambulance equipment mounts

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:00
Wall, surface and stretcher mounts help secure equipment within the ambulance, reducing the potential for injury to patients and providers
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Training Day: Mastering the 12-lead

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:00
Tips for training EMS providers on interpreting a 12-lead, from studying EKG renderings and understanding their clinical significance
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Dispatcher honored for giving CPR instructions during call

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 22:06
Katie Porter was honored with the Lifesaving Award after guiding a woman through CPR to try and save her husband
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Silent night: A paramedic Christmas story

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 20:06
A paramedic's job is about helping people and doing the best he can for each patient
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4 questions to answer before purchasing a specialty EMS vehicle

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 06:00
Agencies should take into consideration local terrain, potential hazards and future needs before purchasing a specialty EMS vehicle
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Pulsara selected as winner of the 2018 EMS World Innovation Award

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 22:13
EMS World pegs Pulsara’s cutting edge communication solution as the winner at EMS World Expo in Nashville. BOZEMAN, Mont. — Pulsara has repeatedly been recognized as a leading innovator in mobile healthcare communications and has recently garnered the distinction of receiving the 2018 EMS World Innovation Award. Identified as a finalist earlier this fall, Pulsara received the winning...
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NAEMSP® 2019 Annual Meeting Will Reunite Governor with Lifesaving First Responders

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 12/04/2018 - 02:34
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) has several inspiring and informative presentations lined up for its 2019 Annual Meeting, which will take place January 7-12 in Austin, Texas. The conference will reunite its keynote speaker, former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge, with the first responders who resuscitated him after his cardiac arrest in November...
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Report: The estimated costs of NG911

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 12/03/2018 - 23:23
After two years of research, a team of experts has determined that it will cost between $9.5 and $12.7 billion over the next ten years to expand NG911
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Medicare expands prior authorization program for repetitive non-emergency transports

EMS-1 Products - Sun, 12/02/2018 - 21:41
CMS extends the prior authorization program, through Dec. 1, 2019, to eight states and Washington DC
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NC EMS agency promotes ambulance subscription program

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 19:30
Gaston County's GEMS-CARE lets people who pay an annual fee avoid out-of-pocket costs for medically necessary ambulance transportation
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How 2 new go bags designed with medics in mind keep your critical tools close at hand

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 11/30/2018 - 02:30
5.11 Tactical redesigned its EMS duffel and backpack for easy organization and rapid access to your tools in the field
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How one agency cut injuries and boosted morale with a powered patient transport system

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 22:00
MedStar Mobile Healthcare in Texas reduced lost-time hours by 86 percent in the first year after adopting Stryker’s powered patient transport system
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How to celebrate the importance of 911 emergency dispatchers in the chain of survival

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:19
A 911 communications center displays a lifesaver ring as a visual reminder of the purposeful work dispatchers do for their communities
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