EMS

Why It’s Time for a Revolutionary Change in Emergency Medical Services

Let’s be clear: when we talk about abolishing aspects of the current EMS system, we don’t mean eliminating emergency medical response. Rather, it’s about dismantling outdated practices and reconstructing a system that aligns more effectively with contemporary healthcare needs.

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Understanding ISO and How to Improve Preparedness Before Your Next Review

ISO reviews play a critical role in evaluating the performance of fire departments. When the time comes for your next audit, will you feel confident you understand what training records need to be reported to the ISO and how to get the best score possible?

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New Atlanta ‘Micro Station’ Aims to Cut Down Response Times

The new facility is part of an effort by the Atlanta Fire and Rescue Department to reduce 9-1-1 wait times that have been plaguing the city since the pandemic — especially in areas with less access to health care. Crews in EMS Station 37 will respond to medical emergencies, in hopes of freeing up other stations and vehicles to

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Colorado’s fire districts called 911 about property taxes and lawmakers answered

It isn’t an exaggeration to say that without the Colorado legislature voting to fully backfill the state’s more than 250 fire protection districts, communities throughout this state wouldn’t be adequately protected in times of emergencies. More than 70% of Colorado fire departments are fire protection districts, which means they are almost completely funded by property

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Teaching Soft Skills in the Fire Service

Everyone has heard  someone that says he/she is a great technical firefighter but does not talk to the public well or does not play well with others. The firefighter that is great when they are present but is typically late for work and disappears when not watched. These are all soft skills, those things that

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