Why one call was my destiny as a paramedic

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 08:45
A childbirth call, a few nights before Christmas, became the one that has defined my career as a paramedic
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Ambulance simulator teaches EMS providers to drive in dangerous conditions

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:11
EMS West began using EMS Virtual Drive to teach EMS providers how to drive with inclement weather, distracted drivers and pedestrians
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6 Bleeding control products to assist prehospital treatment

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:57
Find important bleeding control products that can be used for incidents involving a single patient to dozens of casualties
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App warns users when drugs are laced with fentanyl

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 13:18
Bad Batch Alert is an anonymous texting service that uses data to track fentanyl overdose hotspots and points users in the direction of harm reduction services
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4 ways billing services can save your agency money and collect more unpaid bills

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:46
Learn how Sharp Ambulance Billing uses unique software to help your agency collect unpaid patient bills plus provide essential reporting data
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ImageTrend and CrewSense announce new offering

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 08:07
LAKEVILLE, Minn. and GRANTS PASS, Ore. — ImageTrend, Inc., a leading EMS ePCR (electronic patient care records), fire RMS (records management system) and reporting solutions provider, and CrewSense, an employee scheduling, overtime distribution and resource management platform for the public safety industry - announce today a bundled integration. Both technology offerings will work together seamlessly ...
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Los Angeles rolls out 911 texting service

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:35
The new system is meant to allow people who are hard of hearing, speech-impaired or unable to talk safely on the phone to connect with emergency services
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Utah responders leave naloxone kits with families of overdose patients

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 10:29
The Unified Fire Authority will also teach everyone how to use the kit in an effort to teach the public how to reverse overdoses
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3 key considerations for improving EMS workplace safety

EMS-1 Products - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 07:00
How can EMS agencies prepare for the future and ensure the safest possible workplace for their employees?
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Improve inventory and asset management with new technology

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 13:30
EMS panelists at AAA say embracing new technology to manage supplies helped them reduce waste, cut costs and improve patient care
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ZICO streamlines electrical accessory organization and transport

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:01
YARDLEY, Pa. — Ziamatic Corp. (ZICO) has developed a better, faster, easier way to keep your electrical accessories organized and transportable—the new Cord & Adapter Holder, Model QM-CADH. The innovative Cord & Adapter Holder secures electrical cord, adapters, and pigtails inside the compartment and keeps them organized and easy to locate on the scene. A sturdy, hook & loop ...
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Ford F-150 vs. ambulance: Who wins?

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 09:35
Braun Ambulances put the two vehicles head to head to see how safe an ambulance actually is
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Father-daughter duo debut ‘AmbuPod’ microambulance

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 11/28/2017 - 12:25
The solar-powered microambulance can be connected to any vehicle and its high-tech software allows patient information to be sent to doctors
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Toddler saved from drowning at family holiday gathering

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 07:54
The 2-year-old girl's mother performed CPR, with assistance from her sister, until paramedics arrived
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Masimo announces distribution of Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeters® by the Jeffrey Lee Williams Foundation to First Responders

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 14:09
Foundation awards devices to York County EMS departments to assist in monitoring for presence of carbon monoxide ROCK HILL, S.C. — Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that The Jeffrey Lee Williams Foundation has distributed 20 Masimo Rad-57® Pulse CO-Oximeters® to EMS departments in York County, South Carolina, with the majority going to Piedmont Medical Center EMS. The Foundation purchases ...
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Spotlight: CATI Armor provides a lighter line of body armor

EMS-1 Products - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:34
CATI Armor is protecting first responders with lighter, more secure body armor
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Wheezing, stridor ominous signs of impending airway loss in smoke inhalation

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:16
Treat aggressively with high-flow oxygen, rapid sequence intubation and Cyanokit in a patient with evidence of airway burns and CO2 poisoning
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Baltimore officials concerned about long wait times on 911 calls

EMS-1 Products - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:34
Baltimore Fire Chief Niles Ford testified that the average wait time for the city's 911 is only six seconds
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How EMS is changing

EMS-1 Products - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 16:30
In its second year, the EMS Trend Report describes revealing changes in clinical care, finance and the use of technology in EMS
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Iowa county donates AEDs to public sites

EMS-1 Products - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:50
People at each location will be trained to use the devices, according to Wapello County Public Health director Lynelle Diers
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