Dunkirk and World War II Movies You Should See

I’ve scratched the new movie “Dunkirk” off my list of “I’ll pay theater prices to see that movie” movies. I was going to until I read an article in the Wall Street Journal that...

Are You Feeling Deflated In EMS?

This weeks podcast talks about having that “why bother” feeling. It’s common in many professions and you are not alone. Listen to this short 11 minute episode to see what I am talking about...

PulsePoint + IAFC Partnership To Increase Awareness And Use Of App For Cardiac Arrests

Fairfax, VA (July 18, 2017) — The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the PulsePoint Foundation (PulsePoint) today announced a strategic partnership to reinforce the use of mobile phones and apps to connect...

Dumb Questions

Way, way, back when I was in EMT school, there was always that one guy. The one guy who asked questions that were dumb, but actually needed some sort of answer. For some reason,...

Ever Ask Yourself Why You Are In EMS?

This is a guest post by Jason MacKenzie, NRP. I think he gave some great insight and opinion many will agree with. Check it out and leave your thoughts in the comments below.   ==== Why did...

AMR Sale In Advanced Stages Of Talks

Reuters has reported that private equity firm KKR is in late stage discussions with Envision Healthcare for the purchase of American Medical Response (AMR). The reported price is estimated to be around $2 billion...

The History Channel Gets A History Lesson

Blogger discredits claim Amelia Earhart was taken prisoner by Japan Claims made in a US documentary that the pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart crash-landed on the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean and was taken prisoner...

Book Review: Community Health Paramedic

I had the opportunity to read a copy of the new AAOS Community Health Paramedic textbook: image credit It provides concise overview of the logistical, interpersonal and clinical aspects of preventive healthcare and chronic disease management....

Sleep And EMS

When I was young, I read an article that said that humans sleep about 1/3 of their life. I found that disturbing because it was, well 1/3 of our life. Life is short enough,...

The Next Big Thing In EMS

Every few years some new technology comes along that promises to revolutionize EMS care. Some of those work out really well. Examples are ETCO2 monitoring and CPAP, which revolutionized respiratory monitoring and CHF treatment. I’d...