News and Events

Punish the Driver or Change the Culture

Last week EMS1 reported news of an ambulance being driven at 17 miles per hour above the┬áspeed limit. The borderline ridiculous incident had all the makings of a ‘gotcha’┬ástory by the local television station. Leading me to ponder about the driver: Good person, bad day, bad behavior? Bad person, bad behavior? Good person, bad culture, […]

EMS Tips

Morning Read: Giving Feedback to Medics

Well worth your time to read this article: Culture of Silence. Written by an ED physician about his perception that paramedics are not interested in and hostile to feedback. Next read thoughtful responses from Chief Skip Kirkwood on the Firegeezer blog and Dave Konig on the Social Medic blog. I imagine there will be more […]