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New EMS Product Purchasing Questions

Jamie Davis, the podmedic and host of the MedicCast, has selected his top product innovations from the EMS Today conference. Read Jamie’s descriptions of the Turley Backboard Pad and MyClyns Personal Antimicrobrial Spray.

When purchasing new products for your EMS service ask these questions?

  1. Does the product solve a problem?
  2. Does the product solve the problem better than an existing product?
  3. Is the cost of the product inline with the potential benefits?
  4. Is there evidence that the product works as described?

Please answer this poll question about making a product purchasing decision:
<br /> <a href=”” mce_href=””>When you purchase a product what is the most important source of information for your decision?</a><span style=”font-size:9px;” mce_style=”font-size:9px;”>(<a href=”” mce_href=””>online surveys</a>)</span><br />

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.