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EMS in the Warm Zone, Ambulance Collisions

EMS belongs in the warm zone Florida officials and anonymous first responders are disputing if paramedics were blocked from entering the Parkland high school scene, delayed from caring for victims or simply doing what they had been trained and ordered to do. “What’s going to come out is, in the communications on several circumstances, there […]

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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 […]

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News and Events

Alternate Posting Location: 3 Things I am Doing after Newtown School Shooting

I feel fortunate today, and every day, for many reasons. The most important reason being my wife and children returned home safely from work and school today. I was eager to sweep them up in my arms and continue to be grateful that we are seeing another sunset together. I also feel fortunate that I […]

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Social Media Tips

Alternate Posting Location: Social media use – rules and regulations for EMS

Notes and follow-up of the co-presentation, Social media use: Rules and regulations for EMS, I did with Chief Kirkwood at EMS World Expo 2012 in this recent EMS1.com column. Other EMS1.com columns on social media topics: Memo: social media training for the paramedic class of 2013 Use social media to make the most of EMS World […]

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Creating Contrast for your Efforts, Ideas, and Causes

I am reading a reviewers copy of the , a new book from Chris Brogan and Julien Smith that will be available on October 25 (you can pre-order a copy now which I highly recommend). The Impact Equation is about building a platform and ensuring that your ideas, efforts, and causes get the distribution and […]