I visited an ambulance outfitter's facebook page and noticed post after post of deliveries to newly formed ambulance services.
Where is the big money in private EMS? I can't think of anyone, from EMT to CEO in private EMS that are making bank.
Am I missing something?
I saw that Amazon and UPS are both using these drive cams to monitor driving behavior.
They appear to be able to monitor:
Cell Phone / Handheld Device usage
No Seat belt
Food or Drink
Following Distance Issues
I've used ZOLL's...
I've been following the MedJet crash on a piloting forum and there are several comments noting that the two pilots working having worked together extensively may be a contributing cause to the incident.
Several posters have remarked that two pilots with an extensive history of working together...
I was surprised to see how many interfacility transports my county service provides.
There doesn't appear to be a shortage of private companies serving the area.
I'm shocked. Is this the norm for public/third service agencies?
I recently found that my local EMS service posts dispatch information to PulsePoint.
In addition to providing a status screen with local EMS/fire units, it also notifies trained users nearby if CPR is needed. Really slick implementation.
Does your organization use PulsePoint? Have you ever...
Jury awards nearly $50 million after Fresno County man injured in ambulance ride
A Fresno County jury has awarded a Kingsburg man nearly $50 million in damages for injuries he suffered while being transported to the hospital by American Ambulance.
“On the way over, the paramedic decided to...
Whenever I see a cardiac strip posted online, in this community or elsewhere, I note how different the interpretations are by so many qualified people.
With AI, deep learning models, and so much technology, why aren't we better leveraging technology to assess cardiac rhythms? Why in 2021 are...
Though the pandemic has been horrible in many ways, I'm a huge fan of the number of providers willing to transition to telehealth.
Could the future of EMS include providers helping facilitate telehealth as a medical assistant of sorts?
Over the past few weeks I've watched quite a few episodes of the British TV show Ambulance on YouTube.
On the TV show I rarely see patients carried out of their homes on stretchers. Instead, nearly every time the patient is walked to the ambulance or strapped on to a stair chair-like chair...
Would there be any interest in a community-maintained site to memorialize EMS providers that had died in the line of duty?
I have the domain, hosting, and a basic design.
We'd need EMTLIFE members provide feedback as we customize the site and to submit memorials.
At least once a year I hear from people about how absolutely shocked they are at the cost of an EMS transport.
Why aren't we advising patients of the costs prior to transport?
As an EMT I was always quick to say that I didn't know about billing, because I didn't know much beyond anecdotes from...