I met Luke Schneider, firefighter, paramedic and veteran, at the Wisconsin EMS Association conference last month. Luke is also a co-owner of Fire Dept. Coffee. He was kind enough to give me a one pound bag of beans, roasted by his company in Rockford, Illinois. This morning I am enjoying my first cup of Fire Dept. […]
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Drug overdose and addiction was the focus of an all day summit at the Wisconsin EMS Association working together conference. I believe the opioid overdose epidemic is the top problem facing EMS, emergency medicine and public health. I was glad to see the topic receive serious and meaningful coverage at WEMSA. Three articles from the summit […]
While running this afternoon, 5.6 miles into a stinging combination of ice pellets and snow I remembered that I used to construct a lot of blog posts using the 3 Lists of 3 format … this is what came to mind: 1. Books I have three books in progress at the start of 2017. I am […]
Changing EMS by ranting on Facebook, posting musings to a blog or thumbing up or down instagram photos is unlikely to sway the opinions of lawmakers, regulators or other decision makers. Instead join professional organizations, write and call your elected representatives, show up to meetings and encourage your peers to do the same. I was surprised […]
As they enter their second decade in the SaaS (Software as a Service) Industry, Aladtec gives special thanks to the first responder organizations who subscribe to their flagship SaaS product, EMS Manager. January 31, 2014 – Milwaukee, WI – Technology has provided the EMS Sector with many advancements in recent years. One technology that continues […]
Attending EMS World Expo? In an EMS1.com column I encourage asking these two questions.
The Wisconsin EMS Association is one of the biggest state conference exhibit halls. I have heard Texas is bigger (but isn’t everything bigger in Texas), but other than EMS World and EMS Today I haven’t seen a bigger state EMS exhibit hall. Note: this is my final post from WEMSA. Catch-up with Day 1, Day […]
Saturday was the closing day of the Wisconsin EMS Association conference. An Amazing Value As you look for an EMS conference with national, high caliber speakers, a large exhibit hall, and a rich social scene I want you to consider traveling to WEMSA 2014. Consider this: The block room rate was $109 per night at […]
Tonight was the grand opening of the exhibit hall at the Wisconsin EMS Association 2013 Working Together conference and trade show. I am representing CentreLearn and will be at our booth Friday and Saturday. If you are at WEMSA please say hello. If you aren’t follow the hashtag #WEMSA. I was able to transform this: […]