Trouble Plenty

I came across this via an EMS newsfeed. These things are never good for EMS in general and even worse for the particular service involved. AG Healey Sues Somerville Ambulance Company for Overbilling MassHealth More...

For You EMS Types…

… co-host Chris Cebollero and I welcome Lenwood Brown III to the Guest Table on Inside EMS. Lenny’s a former graphic artist who found his calling as a firefighter EMT, and managed to combine...

PTSD PSA Video

This PTSD PSA video is a must watch for everyone in EMS: For more information you can visit The Code Green Campaign. For help, The Code Green Campaign Resource page has a lot of options. Remember, you...

Reboot: Geriatrics, Customer Service And A Tale

Check out this great reboot of an episode with now EMS1.com’s Greg Friese telling a gruesome story (I’ll give you a hint “Q-Tip”). It all started with a discussion on geriatric patients and being a...

EpiPen photos made me Flickr famous

For more than 10 years I have been writing for online trade publications (EMS1 and EMS World), posting to this blog, heavily tweeting and posting publicly to Facebook, podcasting hundreds of episodes, uploading presentations...

Change EMS by getting involved

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,...

Thoughts From The Road

I forgot to set my alarm this morning. Actually, I set it, but for next Saturday. Duh. I had it set to wake me at 0700 and I woke up on my own at…...

This ‘EMS Bingo’ Article Illustrates EMS Feeding Frenzy

Fox 13 News in Tampa Bay, Florida has a story regarding a SunStar EMT’s photo posted on Facebook of an EMS Bingo card drawing harsh criticism. The problem isn’t that there is a community outrage...

The Donald Speaks

This is going to be YUUUUGE!!! Okay, now that I have the cliches out of the way, I can get to the actual blog post. First Trump is speaking at 1:00PM today. He’s probably not going...

Here in Louisville

I made it in early this afternoon. As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, it was a long, but easy trip. Well, long and tedious, but easy. Longer than Google Maps lead me...