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7. Decreased Use of Lights and Sirens | Street Watch: Notes of a Paramedic

7. Decreased Use of Lights and Sirens | Street Watch: Notes of a Paramedic | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
The general rule of thumb now is only go lights and sirens to a hospital if the hospital can do something for the patient that you can’t in the amount of time you would save going lights and sirens over flow of traffic that will make a difference...
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Paul LeSage Talks about Risky EMS Behaviors at FRM ...

Paul LeSage Talks about Risky EMS Behaviors at FRM ... | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
Learn the three types of errors in an EMS system and when to punish the employee.
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Healthcare-NOW! - Why emergency rooms don't close the health ...

By Aaron Carroll for CNN - For decades, the attempts at health care reform have aimed to increase access. The United States is one of the few industrialized.
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The Chief Complaint: Dr. Otis Brawley

The Chief Complaint: Dr. Otis Brawley | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
For a man with such respectable bona fides—University of Chicago medical school graduate, trained in oncology at the National Cancer Institute,...
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Verizon will soon let you text '911' - msnbc.com

Verizon will soon let you text '911' - msnbc.com | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
TechShout!Verizon will soon let you text '911'msnbc.comThis means that those who are unable to place a voice call — be it due to disability or danger — will still be able to reach emergency personnel.
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Case study: How EMT health screening program helps seniors

Case study: How EMT health screening program helps seniors | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
By The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) What They Did | Did It Work? | How They Did It | Adoption Considerations Summary The Livingston Help for Seniors program uses emergency medical.
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Why Innovation Dies

Why Innovation Dies | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
Faced with disruptive innovation, you can be sure any possibility for innovation dies when a company forms a committee for an “overarching strategy.” —– I was reminded how innov...
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Largest Medicare fraud takedown includes 4 EMS, 2 home health care operators - Houston Chronicle

Largest Medicare fraud takedown includes 4 EMS, 2 home health care operators - Houston Chronicle | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it

Largest Medicare fraud takedown includes 4 EMS, 2 home health care operatorsHouston ChronicleThe charges against four Houston EMS operators - who are accused of ferrying able-bodied patients to mental health clinics and disguising the trips...

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Hypocritically Speaking – My opinions about EMS models and philosophies

Hypocritically Speaking – My opinions about EMS models and philosophies | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
I hate when this happens.
I recently had two separate conversations with people that made me think some of my opinions may be in conflict with each other.
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Finally: Carrier to allow texting to 911 emergency services - AfterDawn

Finally: Carrier to allow texting to 911 emergency services - AfterDawn | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
In a move that has been a long time coming, Verizon has announced it has selected a vendor to help the company deliver users the ability to make texts to 911 emergency services. ...
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ALS inequalities Survey

RT @ORMS_Training: Survey on ALS inequalities in pre-hospital care. Please have a go, only takes 2mins.
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Career Description Of Emergency Medical Technicians | Online ...

Career Description Of Emergency Medical Technicians | Online ... | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
EMTs help treat individuals who need emergency medical care.People's lives often rely on the ... need emergency medical care.People's lives often rely on the fast response and competent care of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics.
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The Innovation Renaissance

The Innovation Renaissance | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
What’s the Big Idea?
What do an art exhibit, live music, and a car manufacturer have in common? A lot more than you’d think.
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Access to medical care eroded significantly in Oregon and across the U.S. since 2000

Access to medical care eroded significantly in Oregon and across the U.S. since 2000 | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
A significant deterioration in access to care occurred across the U.S. in nearly every state. Safety net providers can't keep up with unmet health care needs.
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Dedicated LTE Network: Benefiting Fire & EMS

Dedicated LTE Network: Benefiting Fire & EMS | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
The nationwide Public Service broadband network, that's coming to public safety nationwide with the addition of the “D-Block” spectrum, will be just as important to Fire and EMS as it is to law enforcement, says Urgent ...
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For You EMS Types… | A Day In The Life Of An Ambulance Driver

For You EMS Types… | A Day In The Life Of An Ambulance Driver | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
For You EMS Types… Share … there's a new book excerpt on EMS1.com. One of my first bad calls, and there is a Language Alert in effect, folks. Enjoy. Post to Twitter Tweet This Post. Posted by Ambulance Driver on May 3, ...
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Five Ways to Change the System from Within

Five Ways to Change the System from Within | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: In a recent interview with Big Think, Richard Tafel, founder of the Log Cabin Republicans and The Public Squared gave us his advice for transforming the system: create a super PAC for the people, by the people.
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Sometimes I Drive the Ambulance (but I'm not an ambulance driver)

Sometimes I Drive the Ambulance (but I'm not an ambulance driver) | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
Paramedics and EMTs were drawn to EMS for various reasons.  Obviously there is the excitement, the variety, and the opportunities to help people.
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Please Albert, not in mixed company

Please Albert, not in mixed company | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
Sometimes we spend a few days with like minded folks and forget that we speak differently when around them.  We speak candidly about our jobs, our frustrations and our opinions of others not like us.
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Jonah Lehrer on The Creative Insight of The Outsider

Jonah Lehrer on The Creative Insight of The Outsider | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
The most creative solutions to difficult problems often seem to come out of nowhere.
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Leaders, Are We Learning or Proving? | Kate Nasser

Leaders, Are We Learning or Proving? | Kate Nasser | EMS 2.0 | Scoop.it
Innovation & employee engagement thrive in learning yet it seems risky. As leaders, are we too focused on proof for risk reduction & thus risking the future?

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