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    Continuous Chest Compression CPR

    Be a lifesaver; not a bystander. Learn Continuous Chest Compression CPR from Gordon A. Ewy, MD, and Karl Kern, MD, the physician researchers who developed this new approach to CPR. > read more

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    The Impact of Data on EMS & Mobile Integrated

    Ed Racht, M.D. - "The Impact of Data on EMS & Mobile Integrated Healthcare" Continue reading ... > read more

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    Mobile Integrated Healthcare

    Brent Myers, M.D. speaks on mobile integrated healthcare. Continue reading ... > read more

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    Bob Ramsey and Carlos Santana

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    Korea-Arizona Trauma Summit

    Bob Ramsey Shaking hands with Oh Jae Sae Member of National Assembly, Chairman of health and welfare, after he signs an MOU with the Country of Korea > read more

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    Ambulance Donation to Autlan, Jalisco, Mexico

    The Ramsey Foundation is donating a new ambulance to Autlan, Jalisco, Mexico. Continue reading ... > read more

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    Lifetime Achievement Award

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Conditions With the Largest Number of Adult Hospital Readmissions by Payer, 2011

May 20 , 2014

Health care reform has pinpointed hospital readmissions as a key area for improving care coordination and achieving potential savings. Stakeholders are using data to devise strategies to reduce readmissions. Two criteria for evaluating potential areas of impact include volume and … Continue reading …

Fulfilling the Promise of “Anyone, Anywhere” to Perform CPR

Mar 27 , 2014

Closed-chest cardiac massage for the treatment of cardiac arrest was first described in the medical literature in 1960.1 The report provided the basis to revolutionize care for one of the leading causes of death. In a statement filled with hope … Continue reading …

United Hatzalah: The youngest volunteer

Mar 21 , 2014

Special amazing story: Friends,   I would like to introduce to you to my dear friend and fellow United Hatzalah volunteer, Moshe Assulin.   Moshe is a dedicated ambucycle medic who joined the organization three years ago. He is a … Continue reading …

Community Paramedicine Articles

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How 4 cities are making community paramedicine work for them

Jul 22 , 2014

  Fort Worth, Winnipeg, San Diego and McKinney provide very different programs, but they all successfully address patient needs specific to their communities By Michael Gerber     Home visits in Fort Worth   When John Farris, a paramedic in … Continue reading …

Community Paramedics Part of Big Medicaid Savings in Minnesota

Jul 21 , 2014

From Staff     Created: July 18, 2014 State’s new IHP initiative shows preliminary savings of $10 million in first year.   As community paramedic programs have proliferated, one of the biggest questions has concerned whether they’ll actually save money. Data … Continue reading …

ANA’s essential principles for utilization of community paramedics

Jul 17 , 2014

As community paramedicine continues to grow, the American Nurses Association released standards for working together to provide quality services   By the American Nurses Association   Background   Over the past decade, emergency medical services (EMS) has piloted a new role, … Continue reading …

911 phone triage can put EMS resources where most needed

Jul 16 , 2014

A nurse call center, when done correctly, can reduce unnecessary responses and create greater efficiency in the 911 system   By Arthur Hsieh   If you’ve been in the business for any length of time, you probably have a story … Continue reading …

Buffalo Keeps Rural/Metro for Another Five Years

Jun 23 , 2014

City officials stick with current service after looking at other proposals   JILL TERRERI The Buffalo News |     | Friday, June 20, 2014   Buffalo officials looked at other proposals for ambulance service but have decided to stick with … Continue reading …