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Allegation of Assault inside North Providence Ambulance
  NORTH PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (NBC 10) - A local woman turned to the NBC 10 I-Team for answers after she captured a confrontation inside a North Providence ambulance on cell phone video. The video shows an EMT lashing out at her, appearing to slap her in the face and swearing at her several times. “He then smacked me across my face,” Jessica Kane said of the July 30 incident. North Providence officers were responding to a domestic disturbance call when they came into contact with Kane, who is epileptic. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Manatee County Community Paramedics to Begin Seeing Patients this Month
As a paramedic, Shane Pflieger has been interviewing patients for years as he transports them to the emergency room like a doctor does. But once the patient is transferred to the doctor, his questioning ends. Now Pflieger, who is one of two Manatee County community paramedics, said he is "going to learn about the where they keep going part." The community paramedicine program is being implemented in phases, beginning with service to mental healtlh and substance abuse patients, and gradually phasing in other targeted patient populations.  Read More at Bradenton Herald (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Mobile Integrated Healthcare Source Type: news

Mylan Creates Generic Version of EpiPen
NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine. The company said Monday that its U.S. subsidiary will put out a generic version of the EpiPen that will have a list price of $300 for a two-pack — about half the current price. It will be available in both 0.15 mg and 0.30 mg strengths. EpiPens are used in emergencies to treat severe allergies to insect bites and foods like nuts and eggs that can lead to anaphylactic shock. People usually keep a number of EpiPens handy at home, school or work. The syringes, prefilled...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Patient Care Source Type: news

Mylan Creates Generic Version of EpiPen
NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism mounts over the price of its injectable medicine. The company said Monday that its U.S. subsidiary will put out a generic version of the EpiPen that will have a list price of $300 for a two-pack — about half the current price. It will be available in both 0.15 mg and 0.30 mg strengths. EpiPens are used in emergencies to treat severe allergies to insect bites and foods like nuts and eggs that can lead to anaphylactic shock. People usually keep a number of EpiPens handy at home, school or work. The syringes, prefilled...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Patient Care Source Type: news

17 Killed in Warehouse Fire in Russia
MOSCOW (AP) — A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia's emergency services said. A representative of the Kyrgyz community said the victims were all young women trapped in a dressing room while changing into their work clothes. The fire was caused by a faulty lamp on the first floor of the warehouse, where many flammable liquids and paper products were stored, and it spread quickly through an elevator shaft to the room where those who died, said Ilya Denisov, who heads the Moscow branch of the emergency services. He said firefighters foun...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Two Dead, Several Injured in Louisiana Multi-Vehicle Crash
LAPLACE, La. (AP) — A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, killing two people and injuring 36, several of them seriously, Louisiana State Police said. The ladder truck from St. John the Baptist Parish, west of New Orleans, had parked across the right lane of Interstate 10 to block traffic while police investigated an earlier wreck involving a pickup truck that had skidded on the wet road, crashing into both guardrails about 6:40 a.m., Trooper Melissa Matey said. The 2002 Eldorado National party bus hit the fire truck and then rear-ended a 2012 Toyota Camry, pushing it into...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 29, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

BMI Is a Poor Predictor of Appendix US Success or Accuracy BMI Is a Poor Predictor of Appendix US Success or Accuracy
A new study did not find a significant association between BMI and the success or accuracy of bedside ultrasound for the diagnosis of appendicitis.Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 29, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Latest Numbers Factor in Arkansas Medicaid Debate (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)
LITTLE ROCK - The proposed insurance rate increases for Arkansas' exchange and the announcement that the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion's enrollment has topped more than 300,000 may complicate the debate next year over the future of the expanded coverage. With a presidential election looming that could decide whether the health care law that led to Arkansas' program survives, Arkansas lawmakers are warily eyeing the rate increases and enrollment figures as they prepare for next year's session. The state Insurance Department earlier this month said the three companies offering plans on the state's exchange lowered their ...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - August 29, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The impact of high-profile sexual abuse cases in the media on a pediatric emergency department - Flannery DD, Stephens CL, Thompson AD.
High-profile media cases of sexual abuse may encourage disclosures of abuse from victims of unrelated assaults and also influence parental concerns, leading to increased emergency department visits. In the region of the study authors' institution, there ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A location-routing model for prepositioning and distributing emergency supplies - Caunhye AM, Zhang Y, Li M, Nie X.
We propose a two-stage location-routing model with recourse for integrated preparedness and response planning under uncertainty. The model is used for risk management in disaster situations where there are uncertainties in demand and the state of the infra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Demographic and socioeconomic inequalities in the risk of emergency hospital admission for violence: cross-sectional analysis of a national database in Wales - Long SJ, Fone D, Gartner A, Bellis MA.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the risk of emergency hospital admissions for violence (EHAV) associated with demographic and socioeconomic factors in Wales between 2007/2008 and 2013/2014, and to describe the site of injury causing admission. DESIGN: D... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Improving the health and safety of 911 emergency call centre agents: an evaluability assessment of a knowledge transfer strategy - Dagenais C, Plouffe L, Gagn é C, Toulouse G, Breault AA, Dupont D.
A knowledge transfer (KT) strategy was implemented by the IRSST, an occupational health and safety research institute established in Qu ébec (Canada), to improve the prevention of psychological and musculoskeletal problems among 911 emergency call centre a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Violence against emergency department employees and the attitude of employees towards violence - Çıkrıklar HÍ, Yürümez Y, Güngör B, Aşkın R, Yucel M, Baydemir C.
This study was conducted to evaluate the occurrence of violent incidents in the workplace among the various professional groups working in the emergency department. We characterised the types of violence encountered by different occupation gr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Here's What Parents Of Kids With Life-Threatening Allergies Think Of The EpiPen Price Increases
Jennifer DiMercurio’s 7-year-old son, Liam, relies on the EpiPen, an auto injector used to treat anaphylactic shock, to save his life in the case of a severe allergic reaction. The device delivers a dose of epinephrine that’s worth about $1. But over the past nine years, Mylan, the pharmaceutical company which makes the EpiPen, has increased the price of the patented injecting device from $100 to $600. That increase put the DiMercurios in a bind. In January 2015, DiMercurio’s husband started a new job that didn’t include health insurance. The family turned to the private market, where they found a ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Carbon monoxide poisoning in children: diagnosis and management in the emergency department - Macnow TE, Waltzman ML.
Approximately 5000 children present to the emergency department annually with unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning. Children may be more vulnerable to carbon monoxide poisoning because of their increased metabolic demand and their inability to vocalize ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Geospatial and clinical analyses on pediatric related road traffic injury in Malaysia - Rahman NH, Rainis R, Noor SH, Syed Mohamad SM.
BACKGROUND: The main aim of this study is to utilize the geographical information system (GIS) software and perform the spatial analysis in relation to clinical data for road traffic injury (RTI) pediatric cases attending the emergency department. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pediatric firework-related injuries presenting to United States emergency departments, 1990-2014 - Billock RM, Chounthirath T, Smith GA.
This study characterizes the epidemiology of nonfatal pediatric firework-related injuries in the United States among children and adolescents by analyzing data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System from 1990 through 2014. During this 25-y... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Age-related trends in injury and injury severity presenting to emergency departments in New South Wales Australia: implications for major injury surveillance and trauma systems - Dinh MM, Russell SB, Bein KJ, Vallmuur K, Muscatello D, Chalkley D, Ivers R.
OBJECTIVES: To describe population based trends and clinical characteristics of injury related presentations to Emergency Departments (EDs). DESIGN AND SETTING: A retrospective, descriptive analysis of de-identified linked ED data across New South Wales, A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Non-accidental non-fatal poisonings attended by emergency ambulance crews: an observational study of data sources and epidemiology - John A, Okolie C, Porter A, Moore C, Thomas G, Whitfield R, Oretti R, Snooks H.
BACKGROUND: Non-accidental non-fatal poisoning (NANFP) is associated with high risk of repeat episodes and fatality. This cross-sectional study aims to describe the data sources and epidemiology of non-fatal poisonings (NFPs) presenting to the emergency am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Three-year mortality rate of suicide attempters in consultation-liaison service - Chen HM, Hung TH, Chou SY, Tsai CS, Su JA.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide attempters might be sent to the emergency room for urgent medical intervention. Some with more severe physical morbidity may be hospitalised, and psychiatrists might be consulted for suicide evaluation. The aim of our study was to invest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of short-term temperature variability on emergency hospital admissions for schizophrenia stratified by season of birth - Zhao D, Zhang X, Xu Z, Cheng J, Xie M, Zhang H, Wang S, Li K, Yang H, Wen L, Wang X, Su H.
Diurnal temperature range (DTR) and temperature change between neighboring days (TCN) are important meteorological indicators closely associated with global climate change. However, up to date, there have been no studies addressing the impacts of both DTR ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Emergency manual uses during actual critical events and changes in safety culture from the perspective of anesthesia residents: a pilot study - Goldhaber-Fiebert SN, Pollock J, Howard SK, Bereknyei Merrell S.
BACKGROUND: Emergency manuals (EMs), context-relevant sets of cognitive aids or crisis checklists, have been used in high-hazard industries for decades, although this is a nascent field in health care. In the fall of 2012, Stanford clinically implemented E... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Ten Signs You Might Not Be the Safest EMS Organization
Based on the EMS Forward Report presented by Lee Varner, NSEMS, EMT-P, at the National EMS Safety Summit. Varner is project manager of EMS services for the nonprofit Center for Patient Safety and a Just Culture trainer. He presented these 10 areas in which an EMS agency many not be as safe as they think if they are not addressing the latest research and technology. 1. Avoid ambulance crashes: The data show there is no need for lights and sirens on all calls. 2. Airway: Capnography, checklist/cognitive aids and airway vigilance are recommended to ensure compliance and proper procedures. 3. Device failures: With the influx o...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Operations Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Ten Signs You Might Not Be the Safest EMS Organization
Based on the EMS Forward Report presented by Lee Varner, NSEMS, EMT-P, at the National EMS Safety Summit. Varner is project manager of EMS services for the nonprofit Center for Patient Safety and a Just Culture trainer. He presented these 10 areas in which an EMS agency many not be as safe as they think if they are not addressing the latest research and technology. 1. Avoid ambulance crashes: The data show there is no need for lights and sirens on all calls. 2. Airway: Capnography, checklist/cognitive aids and airway vigilance are recommended to ensure compliance and proper procedures. 3. Device failures: With the influx o...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Operations Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

The International Impact of Violence against EMS Providers
Prof. Brian J. Maguire from the school of Medical and Applied Sciences at Central Queensland University in Australia presented never-before-seen results from a recent survey on violence against EMS personnel around the world in a session delivered at the National EMS Safety Summit. The survey represents 1,400 responders from seven countries (www.vaprp.org). While many challenges are presented in curbing the risk of violence against paramedics and EMTs, the data supports efforts to do so: The national average for non-fatal occupational injury rates per 100 full-time workers per year is 5.8. The EMS industry average is 34.6...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Operations Source Type: news

CDC Releases Studies on Fentanyl
From 2013 to 2014, law enforcement encounters (drug submitted for analysis) testing positive for fentanyl sharply increased in a growing number of states, according to two new articles published today in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Synthetic opioid-involved overdose deaths including fentanyl have also increased in multiple states. Recent investigations in Ohio and Florida provide strong evidence that increases in fentanyl deaths do not involve prescription fentanyl but are primarily related to illicitly-made fentanyl. Illicitly-made fentanyl is often mixed with o...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Industry News Patient Care Source Type: news

CDC Releases Studies on Fentanyl
From 2013 to 2014, law enforcement encounters (drug submitted for analysis) testing positive for fentanyl sharply increased in a growing number of states, according to two new articles published today in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Synthetic opioid-involved overdose deaths including fentanyl have also increased in multiple states. Recent investigations in Ohio and Florida provide strong evidence that increases in fentanyl deaths do not involve prescription fentanyl but are primarily related to illicitly-made fentanyl. Illicitly-made fentanyl is often mixed with o...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Industry News Patient Care Source Type: news

EMS, Police Responding to Spike in K2 Cases in Downtown Austin
    Since 7 a.m. Thursday, Austin-Travis County EMS have treated at least 28 people who experienced adverse reactions to the synthetic drug known as K2, Austin-Travis County EMS officials said. That’s not counting the people they treated for adverse K2 reactions Wednesday night, which is when medics started seeing a dramatic uptick in cases, officials said. “I don’t have an exact number (of patients) but I’m sure our department is going to get something out like dozens and dozens (of cases) between the last 48 hours,” EMS Cmdr. Mark Karonika said. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Austin American-Statesman Tags: News Videos Patient Care Source Type: news

Exposure to 9/11 Disaster Tied to Low Birthweight, Preterm Delivery Exposure to 9/11 Disaster Tied to Low Birthweight, Preterm Delivery
For years following the events of September 11, 2001 in lower Manhattan, the disaster and its aftermath may have affected women and their babies who were not even conceived yet, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

How Do EpiPens Work?
The price of EpiPens has increased more than 400 percent since 2007. People who need to keep them on hand — often because they may need the emergency drug in case they have a life-threatening allergic reaction — brought the price increase to light, and eventually it reached Congress: In a letter to Mylan, the company that makes EpiPens, Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa has now asked the company to explain its pricing. But how do EpiPens work? EpiPens are a type of epinephrine auto-injector, which means they work by automatically injecting a dose of the hormone epinephrine (also called adrenaline) into a person&rsq...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 26, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

How Do EpiPens Work?
The price of EpiPens has increased more than 400 percent since 2007. People who need to keep them on hand — often because they may need the emergency drug in case they have a life-threatening allergic reaction — brought the price increase to light, and eventually it reached Congress: In a letter to Mylan, the company that makes EpiPens, Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa has now asked the company to explain its pricing. But how do EpiPens work? EpiPens are a type of epinephrine auto-injector, which means they work by automatically injecting a dose of the hormone epinephrine (also called adrenaline) into a person&rsq...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

Survey of Ambulance Companies Shows Revenue Lost Under Affordable Care Act
Schaumburg, IL—August 30, 2016—To understand the serious affect that the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) has had on ambulance companies, CDO Squared™, the leader in revenue realization for profit-minded EMS providers, initiated a survey with the American Ambulance Association. The results were staggering when dollarized. One hundred twenty-six ambulance company executives were asked the following question: “Over the past few years, many ambulance companies have been negatively impacted by the increase in Medicare and Medicaid patients now enrolled in managed care plans run by for-profit insurance companies. What e...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Survey of Ambulance Companies Shows Revenue Lost Under Affordable Care Act
Schaumburg, IL—August 30, 2016—To understand the serious affect that the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) has had on ambulance companies, CDO Squared™, the leader in revenue realization for profit-minded EMS providers, initiated a survey with the American Ambulance Association. The results were staggering when dollarized. One hundred twenty-six ambulance company executives were asked the following question: “Over the past few years, many ambulance companies have been negatively impacted by the increase in Medicare and Medicaid patients now enrolled in managed care plans run by for-profit insurance companies. What e...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

NIST Study Provides Voice for Evacuation Needs of Mobility Impaired
Findings based on concerns, insights and opinions of people with mobility impairments provides guidance for helping them get safely out of multistory buildings during emergencies (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 26, 2016 Category: Disability Tags: Disaster Planning Guides Source Type: news

The Power Of The Gut
As an integrative medicine physician, I stay current with scientific research relevant to patient health in my clinical practice. Over the past two decades, I began seeing an increasing incidence of hormonal and immune dysregulations in my patients. Also, autoimmune diseases, depression, anxiety, and obesity began showing up in unprecedented numbers. A few years ago, I became aware of the ongoing research on the human gut microbiome. Much of the published researched explained what I was seeing in my clinical practice as linked to a disrupted gut biome. As I began applying the recommended protocols to healing the microbio...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health Advice Source Type: news

From Headlines to the Emergency Department: Today ’s Top Issues Investigated at ACEP16
WASHINGTON — Simply put, what happens in Las Vegas this fall- saves lives. Nearly 8,000 emergency physicians from across the country will gather at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center October 15-19 for ACEP 16, the nation’s largest annual gathering and educational venue for emergency medicine. Hundreds of seminars and research presentations will cover the vast array of issues facing emergency medicine professionals today including new drugs of abuse, transgender issues, the Zika virus and the ramifications of the presidential election. If an issue is in the news, it’s in the nation’s emergency departments.  &n...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Patient Care Source Type: news

From Headlines to the Emergency Department: Today ’s Top Issues Investigated at ACEP16
WASHINGTON — Simply put, what happens in Las Vegas this fall- saves lives. Nearly 8,000 emergency physicians from across the country will gather at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center October 15-19 for ACEP 16, the nation’s largest annual gathering and educational venue for emergency medicine. Hundreds of seminars and research presentations will cover the vast array of issues facing emergency medicine professionals today including new drugs of abuse, transgender issues, the Zika virus and the ramifications of the presidential election. If an issue is in the news, it’s in the nation’s emergency departments.  &n...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Patient Care Source Type: news

From Headlines to the Emergency Department: Today ’s Top Issues Investigated at ACEP16
WASHINGTON — Simply put, what happens in Las Vegas this fall- saves lives. Nearly 8,000 emergency physicians from across the country will gather at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center October 15-19 for ACEP 16, the nation’s largest annual gathering and educational venue for emergency medicine. Hundreds of seminars and research presentations will cover the vast array of issues facing emergency medicine professionals today including new drugs of abuse, transgender issues, the Zika virus and the ramifications of the presidential election. If an issue is in the news, it’s in the nation’s emergency departments.  &n...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Patient Care Source Type: news

Study provides voice for evacuation needs of mobility impaired
A new study details the challenges faced by people with mobility impairments during emergency evacuation from multistory buildings. The findings are especially relevant because they are based upon concerns, insights and opinions provided in interviews with members of a population with egress needs that often go unheard when evacuation procedures are designed, implemented and practiced. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 26, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Fatigue in EMS: Report from the National EMS Safety Summit
Daniel Patterson, PhD, NRP, is an assistant professor for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburg. While at the National EMS Safety Summit in Denver, Colo., he delivered a must-attend presentation on Evidence-Based Strategies for Fatigue Risk Management in EMS. Noting that fatigue can have devastating effects on the EMS provider and become a serious risk management issue for an EMS service, Patterson pointed out how fatigue can adversely affect the provider's ability to work, as well as the safety and health of patients under the fatigued worker’s care. He showed several ambulance cab videos t...
Source: JEMS Operations - August 26, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Operations Source Type: news