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Monday, February 27, 2017

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TOP NEWS
Va. EMS to use mobile ultrasound to better treat patients
Mich. FF-EMT dies during training exercise
Police: Drunk driver caused Mardi Gras crash that hurt 28
Man tries to steal ambulance with patient, crew inside: Crews said they were treating a patient in the back of an ambulance when the man jumped into the driver's seat
Officials: Free Narcan kits moving slowly but still likely saving lives: The kits feature dosages via nasal spray, but the drug also can be injected
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NJ ambulance transporting patient rear-ends vehicle
Paramedic finds passion in opening bakery
Ohio lawmakers rush to fix bill allowing drivers to run red lights
Paramedics find, revive patient’s turtle after crash
3 children killed in mobile home fire
Doctor helps save Lyft driver's life who suffered heart attack
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EMS TODAY 2017
Why social networks are crucial for the care of high EMS utilizers
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Editor-in-Chief
EMS providers can "Identify-Report-Refer" to help improve a patient's health through strengthening the patient's social connections.
Building strong networks 
EMS TODAY 2017
Diverse EMS workforce is good for business
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Editor-in-Chief
EMS chief explains Allina Health EMS business case for increasing workforce diversity to improve patient care and the organization's ROI.
Intentional changes 
PRODUCT NEWS
MERET unveils new Ballistic Armored Protection Backpacks for commuters and first responders
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UNIFORM STORIES
How do you live with yourself after killing a man?
By Michael Morse, EMS1 Columnist
I tell myself that second guessing comes with the territory, and that I did what I could, but sometimes all we can do isn't enough.
A heavy load 
BETTER EMS PERFORMANCE
How EMS should benchmark for improvement
By Mike Taigman, EMS1 Columnist
Put your old way of thinking about benchmarking in the grave and adopt the improvement-oriented approach to benchmarking.
Setting high standards 
WHITE SHIRTS
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