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Saturday, August 27, 2016

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Medical providers consider Uber for non-emergency patients
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price
Mo. EMS rolls out new ambulance fleet with town colors
Fla. dispatchers file class action grievance over excessive mandatory overtime: Staff said their quality of life is dismal because they are routinely called on to work three or four additional hours daily
New Ill. law to allow all EMTs to use syringes to administer epinephrine:EMTs with basic-level training will be permitted to use a syringe to administer epinephrine
Paramedic sues RI dept. over gender discrimination: The medic is alleging a pattern and practice of deliberate discrimination and harassment against women and lesbians
Pa. EMS, Fire dept. receives $220K grant
City sued over 911 response to woman fatally attacked by dogs
Alaskans feel even greater sting of controversial EpiPen price hikes
Austin medics treat 52 patients for K2 in a single day
Defibrillator gives Wash. man another chance
Fla. man survives lightning strike, spider, snake bites
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There are plenty of federal, state and private grants available for EMS agencies' technology upgrades. Here are four of the best.
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EMS ADVOCACY
This is your profession. Make of it what you will
By Kelly Grayson, EMS1 Columnist
Three truths about relationships for new paramedic graduates to succeed as professionals in a radically changing world of health care.
Choose wisely 
FROM THE EDITOR
What can EMS learn from 100 years of the National Park Service?
By Greg Freise, EMS1 Editor-in-Chief
As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, there are important lessons for EMS from the protector of America's crown jewels.
Top takeaways 
STICKING TO THE BASICS
Tips for respiratory assessment and just-in-time education
By Patrick Lickiss, EMS1 Columnist
You were asked to assist your trainee in assessing and treating a 56-year-old man with shortness of breath. Did you make the right call? 
What to ask 
LIGHTS & SIRENS
A Call in the Wild: 9 lessons learned as a National Park medic
By Kevin Grange, EMS1 Columnist
Any EMS provider can improve their patient care and assessment by thinking like a remote-area medic.
Can you survive? 
INSIDE EMS PODCAST
EMS education, funding and management in this week's news
In this week's episode, our co-hosts discuss the sometimes complicated relationship between fire departments and EMS.
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