Made to Feel Welcome

Just thought I’d give a brief public thank you and shout-out to the two conferences who booked me in March. The Code 1 Conference in Cedar Rapids, IA is run by Kirkwood Community College....

‘Hey Siri 108’ Ease Of Access To India Emergency Services Prank Goes Viral

Ever since Siri, Apple‘s voice recognition assistant, became available, people have experimented with asking it to perform various tasks. Asking for Siri’s micro-processor in marriage, asking it to old-school beatbox rap, or take on the persona...

This Pretty Much Sums It Up

This is NOT my video. I found it randomly while looking for something else on Facebook. What I was looking for is not important, but this video is and is funny as well. It sums...

Comments on Trumpcare’s First Victim: American Medical Response

I received a number of comments on Trumpcare’s First Victim: American Medical Response that indicate I wasn’t clear enough on a few things for people to understand. I want to make a few general...

Big NREMT Changes For Paramedics

Last summer I attended an NREMT Scenario Development Workshop, which was one of the best courses I have taken. The workshop covered the new portfolio requirements for paramedic students during their program, the new...

Where’s Ambulance Driver? Spring 2017 Edition

Leaving on a jet plane for the Seven Springs Resort in Pennsylvania on Thursday, for EMS Update 2017. I’ll be giving the keynote address and a couple of clinical lectures. If you plan to...

LODD EMT Yadira Arroyo Funeral Arrangements

FDNY EMS Station 26 Bunting Ceremony The funeral arrangements for FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo, murdered in the line of duty, have been announced: Wake/Viewing: Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home 726 Morris Park Avenue Bronx, NY 10462 Thursday, March 23,...

Your Microwave Is Spying On You

The media and the left, which are pretty much the same thing, got much mirth and humor out of a comment by Presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway about microwaves spying on people. Hardee har har....

LODD: Yari Arroyo of @FDNY

Last night FDNY EMS EMTs Yari Arroyo and Monique Williams were responding to a medical emergency when they were alerted to an individual riding on the rear of their vehicle. The crew left the...

Trumpcare’s First Victim: American Medical Response

There is an article on Modern Healthcare from last week entitled Envision ponders the once-unthinkable sale of its ambulance business. For those of you unfamiliar with the Envision name you are probably more familiar...