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Saturday, April 9, 2016




How Prehospital Stroke Care is Changing

Recent studies have shown a direct benefit to patients suffering from large vessel strokes in receiving some form of interventional procedure. How can EMS reliably predict and identify those patien...


Adding Value to your EMS Supply Management System

In order to effectively deliver safe and efficient patient care, frontline first response and ambulance, and flight crews need a reliable supply and logistic program.  Not all EMS operations a...

Expanding the Use of Simulation in EMS

The use of simulation in education has been linked to improved knowledge retention rates, improvements in quality and patient safety, and even employee satisfaction.  After all simulation is s...


Several Students Injured in Maryland Bus Crash

Thu, Apr 7, 2016
Bus struck a telephone pole and rolled over in Hereford County.


The “FirstNet-Ready” Mobile Office: Top Considerations for Connecting First Responders

First-response mobile workforces face the most demanding and often dangerous work environments, performing jobs that are critical to our infrastructure—protecting public safety,...

Top 5 Reasons Paramedics need an In-Vehicle Gateway

Technology in the ambulance is advancing every day.  EKGs and patient care records, dispatch, telemedicine and tracking technologies enable medics to safely treat patients,...


EMS 10: Innovators in EMS 2015

Innovation & Advancement in EMS

Physio-Control and JEMS identify some of the best innovators in the EMS industry and alert the EMS community to their achievements to help providers and patients in the future.


Steve Berry, JEMS editorial board member

Coping with Emotional Triage in your Line of Duty

Steve Berry
EMS needs consolation too, even if it comes at the hands of other survivors.
Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P

Hands On EMS Product Reviews April 2016

Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P
Check out the latest products reviewed in JEMS.
Neal J. Richmond, MD, FACEP

How Fire & EMS Make an Unlikely Union

Neal Richmond, MD
The unlikely marriage of Fire and EMS weaves the two fields together more than you think. 
Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP

Study Debunks Defibrillation Myths in Movies

Keith Wesley, MD, FACEP
Research shows motion pictures aren’t depicting realistic cardiac arrest resuscitation. 
David Page, MS, NRP

Shedding Light on Patient-Initiated Violence Against...

David Page, MS, NRP
Mixed methods study considers gender and occupational factors of patient-initiated violence again...


Britain Animal Award

Honors Go to Hero USMC Dog

Lucca is credited with saving many lives and zero casualties during her patrols.


Resource Bridge

Be Prepared with Resource Bridge™ - Emergency management & alert notification - Resource and bed allocation - Hospital diversion status & reporting - Patient Tracking




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Update on NFPA 1917, 2018 Edition Technical Committee on Ambulances

Update on NFPA 1917, 2018 Edition Technical Committee on Ambulances

FYI: Interagency Board Releases Training Trigger for Administration of Naloxone (Narcan)

the Interagency Board (IAB) supports the consideration by all states and local jurisdictions to make naloxone available for use by law enforcement. 
Katherine West, RN,BSN,MSEd Infection Control Consultant

Why Travel History on All Patients is a Must

Patient assessment sheets should be revamped on a national basis to make sure travel history is a standard part of assessment for all patients.
Bryan Bledsoe

Community Paramedicine: Boon or Bane for EMS?

We must first fix the inherent problem with EMS before we assume more responsibilities.