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Saturday, October 8, 2016

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Dear EMS1 Subscriber,
Another EMS World Expo has successfully come and gone. Be sure to check out our complete show coverage from the week, including session recaps and vendor products.
— EMS1 Team
TOP NEWS
911 calls pouring in as Hurricane Matthew pounds Fla.
Ohio pizzeria stocks Narcan after overdose save
Utah paramedics deliver baby during highway closure
DC medic, FF wait 20 minutes for police response to attack: The paramedic wrestled with a knife-wielding woman as a firefighter pleaded with dispatchers to send police
Mich. Gov. signs bill to shield drug users when 911 called: The governor said it's another powerful tool in the efforts to fight prescription drug and opioid abuse 
FDNY EMT squad disarms stabbing suspect: The EMTs were on their way to another call when they heard cries for help
Woman dies after EMS suspended during Hurricane Matthew
Texas hospital no longer taking ambulance patients
Pa. EMS agency receives 3 new ambulances
4-month-old baby found dead at Conn. day care
Calif. city rejects $1M paramedic, firefighter grant
Boy accused of arson after setting 10-year-old on fire
You're Invited! Catch Me If You Can: STEMI Imposters Webinar
Announcing an upcoming Webinar: Adding Critical Thinking to Cath Lab Activation: Part II by Tim Phalen. November 2nd, 2016 at 11 am PST/2 pm EST.
Register now
FROM THE EDITOR
Body-worn cameras can improve EMS documentation
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Editor-in-Chief
A study on EMS documentation accuracy using body-worn cameras was discussed at EMS World Expo.
Key takeaways 
PATIENT CARE
How technology is transforming EMS
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Editor-in-Chief
Usability of electronic patient care reports, mobile technology applications and model for improvement were discussed at EMS World Expo.
Step up your game 
EMS WORLD EXPO
The impact of legalized marijuana on trauma
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Editor-in-Chief 
Types and frequency of traumatic injury secondary to marijuana intoxication were described at EMS World Expo World Trauma Symposium.
What to know 
LIFESTYLE & OFF-DUTY
What you need to know about sitting too much
By Megan Wells, EMS1 Contributor
Health professionals weigh in: What happens when you sit too much? How can you fix it?
Roll yourself out 
INSIDE EMS PODCAST
The challenges with pediatric education
Our co-hosts discuss their recent visit to the Oklahoma University Pediatric Conference.
Listen to the podcast 
NOW ON PARAMEDICTV
Why a 'combative patient' is really an attacker
How EMTs can control violent situations with a clear head
112Minn. school raises funds for injured flight paramedic
111Boy accused of arson after setting 10-year-old on fire
110Utah paramedics deliver baby during highway closure
101Calif. pharmacy offering Narcan for free
100FDNY EMT squad disarms stabbing suspect
5 things you need to know to survive a Medicare audit
Ambulance providers are more likely than ever to face Medicare audits. Most challenged claims are flagged because of incorrect or incomplete documentation, and it's important to train medics as well as billing staff on the latest regulations to maximize coding and billing compliance.
Read more 
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