The Podcast

Podcast Episode 17: The Medicast

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014

We took the week off last weeks or Labor Day and this week the podcast is back with a short interview that I did on Jamie Davis’ The Medicast where we talk about the show and...

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For Leadership

Establishing a Strong Base

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014

System design has always fascinated me. Throughout my career, it has become more and more obvious to me that design of an EMS system goes far beyond what trucks are on the road,...

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For the Field

“But it’s Protocol”

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014

As the debate rages on about whether or not “cookbook medics” are the new fad, an interesting question was raised on the Paramedics on Facebook page that sparked some interesting...

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Lessons to Learn

Manual or Automatic?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014

As technology evolves so does the user.  The problem, however, is after a while, the user tends to become reliant on the technology.  For example, I remember when I was handed my...

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“But it’s Protocol”

“But it’s Protocol”

Sep 17, 2014

As the debate rages on about whether or not “cookbook medics” are the new fad, an interesting question was raised on the Paramedics on Facebook page that sparked some interesting conversation.  The question was about deviation from protocol with an elderly patient that some could have considered a priority to take c-spine precautions on.  I’ll let you read it...

Establishing a Strong Base

Establishing a Strong Base

Sep 16, 2014

System design has always fascinated me. Throughout my career, it has become more and more obvious to me that design of an EMS system goes far beyond what trucks are on the road, and who is on each of them.  Each aspect of the system from top to bottom effects every other aspect of it.  Those who make the big bucks to make the decision need to find the best...

AMR and Las Vegas Fire

AMR and Las Vegas Fire

Sep 10, 2014

For today’s post I was going to share my thoughts about the ongoing fight between American Medical Response and the Las Vegas Fire Department.  Some might say that with the Las Vegas City Council’s approval of the 5 year contract between the two, the “fight” was resolved.  Then, I read the editorial by Glenn Cook that I am going to share...

Podcast Episode 17: The Medicast

Podcast Episode 17: The Medicast

Sep 9, 2014

We took the week off last weeks or Labor Day and this week the podcast is back with a short interview that I did on Jamie Davis’ The Medicast where we talk about the show and what it is all about.  Regular shows will be back next week!  Enjoy! To download the show in MP3 format, follow this link!  Otherwise check the show out below:     Share...

Flying High

Flying High

Sep 5, 2014

My post today has nothing to do with EMS.  We all need a day off every once in a while, and last week I took mine.  With a trio of World War II planes coming to a nearby airport, my dad and I decided to go flying on the last airborne B-24 in the world.  Thanks to a friend at work, I was able to get my hands on a GoPro camera.  The people from the Wings of...