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Tuesday, January 3, 2017


Breaking EMS news and industry trends
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Dear EMS1 Subscriber,
From all of us at EMS1, we wish you a Happy New Year. If you haven't already, check out our Best of 2016 coverage. Read in-depth features on some of the year's most memorable news stories from those in the field, enjoy expert commentary from our columnists and watch some of the best videos from the year.
— EMS1 Team
Texas EMS agency adds 'Safe Sleep Rooms' to combat fatigue
Storms kill 4, damage buildings across Southern states
Tenn. paramedics recall fatal school bus crash
Lawsuit filed over fatal Calif. medical helicopter crash: The wrongful death lawsuit alleges Rogers Helicopters operated and maintained their air ambulance with negligence
2 paramedics, woman hurt in Ill. ambulance crash: Authorities found the ambulance flipped on its side; no patients were on board at the time of the crash
Ohio fire chiefs, EMTs voice concerns over hospital's ER protocol changes: Over a dozen fire departments and their EMTs partner with the hospital and depend on their ER doctors for licensing and training
New Mich. law requires students to learn CPR
NH university launches EMS program
Israeli MCI drill empowers female EMTs
4 children die in Texas gas poisoning; others injured
Report: UK family called EMS over 2K times in 1 year
3 killed after planes collide mid-air in Texas
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Top 7 New Year's resolutions from EMS leaders
By EMS1 Staff
As the year comes to a close, we asked EMS leaders what they wanted to improve on in the upcoming year. 
What's your resolution? 
Lessons learned from EMS pioneers
By Mike Rubin, EMS1 Columnist
On-the-job advice culled from interviewing EMTs and paramedics with more than 30 years of field experience.
People skills 
4 EMS traditions in the making
By Sean Eddy, EMS1 Contributor
As EMS technology and service models continue to evolve, words, phrases or activities will become tradition.
Toned out 
What happens when the calls finally catch up to you?
By Aryeh Myers, EMS1 Contributor
I thought long and hard about having this published. Even those nearest and dearest to me don't know what I’m about to admit.
A heavy load 
1,500Should ambulance crews be allowed to carry weapons?
486New Mich. law requires students to learn CPR
372Why EMS personnel need a valid physical abilities test
209I don’t like sharing EMS stories anymore
172Paramedic vs. EMT: Which path is right for you?
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