Pushing skills down to lower licensure levels has always been something that EMS has done. What skills should BLS providers have that they don’t currently have? Here’s my take on the debate.
Have you ever kept hearing people talk about a terrible, awful, no-good, very bad idea? I have been, and it needs to stop…
We might not be so different from our French EMS counterparts. Sure we’ve got contrasting systems of EMS delivery, but look at what we have in common. You might be shocked. I was.
Does a new business model invented in Las Vegas hold the key to ending EMS’s collective budget woes forever? It’s certainly something to look into. You have GOT to see this.
Charging fees for fire service – Is it a good idea? Or could the hook and ladder become the corporate ladder due to capitalism?
Have you ever been called to an emergency on the property of a hosptial? A case in Canada provides a teachable moment for our profession.
Do you have a magical voice box on your dashboard that tells you where do go? Do lives depend on it?? Maybe you might want a backup plan.
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.
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.