Dance With Who Brought Ya'

Dance with Who Brought Ya’

Dance with Who Brought Ya’ By Gary Harvat CMTE, EMT-P (ret)* Over the course of one’s professional career, there are individuals that move in and out of our life. Some for the positive and some, not so much. From those that influence us in a positive light, we learn, we develop, we become better professionals, […]

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Wonder Why My Back Hurts?

Wonder Why My Back Hurts?

Wonder Why My Back Hurts? By Gary Harvat CMTE, EMT-P (ret)* I guess things happen unbeknownst to me anymore. The other day, I arose at my normal time of 5:12 AM (don’t ask me why it’s 5:12 but it’s been that way for years). As I placed my feet on the floor, I could detect […]

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The Community Paramedicine Modell

The Community Paramedicine Model

The Community Paramedicine Model By Adam Patterson, CAD* with Victoria Reinhartz, PharmD, CPh** A fresh look at Mobile Integrated Health: As the entire EMS community focuses on recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a couple of silver linings coming out of 2021. One could argue that the attention put on EMS services’ ability to […]

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Succession Planning: Why Bother?

Succession Planning: Why Bother?

Succession Planning: Why Bother? By Ed Marasco, MPM, CMTE, EMT-P (Ret.)* Long In The Tooth And Short On Plans EMS is a relatively young profession and some of the challenges faced by our community today are “old world problems” for many of our peers around the healthcare and public safety sectors. As the early leaders […]

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The Tale of Two Studies…and…COVID-19

The Tale of Two Studies…and…COVID-19

The Tale of Two Studies…and…COVID-19 Gesundheit! At this very moment, 365 days ago, if you would have looked at me and said “COVID-19”, I’d have said “gesundheit!” and handed you a tissue to wipe your nose. No pun intended (well maybe a little pun), but who in the world would have dared to guess that […]

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An EMS Biller's Motivation

An EMS Biller’s Motivation

An EMS Biller’s Motivation Gotta love it! EMS billing is a very unique and interesting occupation. Ya gotta love it, for sure, to do it. We love EMS billing and everything to do with EMS billing, including billing for ground and air ambulance transports, paratransit trips, mobile integrated healthcare services, and even paramedic intercepts. The […]

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Influenza The Ambulance Documentation

Influenza. The Ambulance. Documentation.

Influenza. The Ambulance. Documentation. An Annual Topic It’s flu season once again. Given that this blog originates from a desk located in the northeastern United States, we can tell you that the flu has hit here with a vengeance. H1N1 is back to visit and was predominantly prevalent across the United States with influenza A […]

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