April is National 911 Education Month. We’re celebrating it. Let’s show our dispatchers some love and help spread the message. I’ve got some tools you can use today.
Charging fees for fire service – Is it a good idea? Or could the hook and ladder become the corporate ladder due to capitalism?
Is cell phone heroism to fund an Illinois ambulance service? A new rule proposed by an Illinois city may make it that way. Is this fair?
Have you ever made one silly mistake in a formula and screwed up your whole database? No? Not a nerd, eh? Well look at what happened in Houston.
An interesting incentive program idea for EMS people. Yeah, the idea needs work… but it’s freakin delicious.
In this post I make the statement “If you’ve been a paramedic in the field for any length of time and this article doesn’t scare you, you’ve not been much of a paramedic for any length of time.” It will, trust me.
I think I have a great idea here. Here’s a link to my August JEMS.com column on Enhanced EMS refusals. I think it’s an idea that we could start tomorrow. Have a read
When will those who are politically-inclined in the whole labor/management thing wise up and realise that it’s not always about them?
The nation’s capital is at it again. In this example of *stellar* journalism, we read about a medic having a bad day, and a patient having his last one.
There’s links to three articles here, regarding British Healthcare, US healthcare, politics… and a really good one on tomatos. (yes, really. It’s awesome) Read em’