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From the #WTF files – AL Fire Chief Flushes Twins down the Toilet?

This case is so strange… I can’t believe it. I almost don’t *want* to know more. Did this really happen?

Wake Up! You may have a call…

How do you wake up for a call? Could that method be killing you? Here’s an innovative way thought up by an intrepid inventor, complete with video.

Change Medicare? Save EMS

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The “Fee-for-Transport” revenue model has failed us. EMS has grown to fit the healthcare payment system and has limited so much of our profession’s evolution. We need new revenue streams and innovation, not archaic regulation. Viva EMS!

Remebering My Father, Chief Richard A. Kaiser

Has it really been 11 years? In rememberance of my father, I’m asking everyone out there to help me spread some of his legacy. Care to do me a favor?

Lazy EMS – Encouraging the RMA

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My friend “Ann” called me for advice on a situation she’s having at her ambulance job. Can you offer better advice on how to deal with her possibly worthless partner?

I am not immune

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This is a personal thank you and a word of advice to every EMS person out there. We aren’t immune to what we think we’re immune to.

If you could have anything you wanted…

I’ve got a question for all of you EMS types out there… If the sky was the limit, what would you ask for in your protocols? That’s my task that I need your help with.

A Shoutout Across the Pond to our British EMS Bretheren

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We could learn a lot from the British EMS system. Our EMS bretheren in the UK have quite a few things figured out that we’ve been trying to get here in the US. EMS 2.0 anyone?

Primary Care Paramedics? I think it’s time

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One of my big hopes for EMS 2.0 is that one day, your local paramedic will be one of the Gatekeepers to the Emergency Healthcare System, that paramedics will provide primary care, and that our profession could save healthcare. We’ve got a lot to learn, though…

A Late-Night Rant about Petty Politics in EMS

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Tonight, I had a bit of a rant that I let fly… Who am I kidding, it was a full-blown Hissy. I’m tired of the politics in EMS and I’m ranting about it. If I start the change, will you join me?

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