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Rapid Response: What the massacre in Paris means for EMS in the U.S.

In the early hours after the terrorist massacre in Paris I wrote this rapid response for EMS1. Paris massacre rapid response: EMS leaders must prepare for Hybrid Targeted Violence in the U.S. My best wishes, especially to the medics, to all in Paris as they continue to mourn and recover from this terrible tragedy.   […]

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Book Review: Resurrecting the Street after 9/11

Note: RESURRECTING THE STREET will be free for Amazon Kindle download between September 7th and September 11th. : Overcoming the Greatest Operational Crisis in History is an account of the impacts of the September 11, 2001 terrorism attacks on the World Trade Center on the financial markets, with a focus on the trading and settlement […]

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Book Review: Unprepared by D.A. Ramsey and Jim Rush

, the novel, is a cautionary tale from Jim Rush, an expert in health readiness; and co-author D.A. Ramsey. The novel presents a plausible scenario for a terrorist nuclear attack inside the United States that overwhelms local, regional, and state healthcare systems while also shaking the foundations of government. Disaster Response Training and Readiness As […]

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5 Tips to Survive a Terrorism Related MCI

On this anniversary of 9/11 EMS responders reverently watch the flag and remember those that were lost on September 11, 2001. Many EMS providers who have not experienced a large scale MCI may wonder, “How will I stay safe during a terrorist attack or large scale MCI? Steve Kanarian, a retired NYFD EMS Lieutenant and […]

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MCI Response in Israel Workshop: Article and Podcasts

EMS has given me some amazing opportunities. One of the most incredible was visiting Israel in early 2007 to attend a week-long training seminar on terrorism and mass casualty response. While I was in Israel I recorded a podcast each day that was posted at EMSResponder.com. I also wrote an article for EMS Magazine. I […]