Ky. Board of Emergency Medical Services Releases 2017 Annual Report

Ky. Board of Emergency Medical Services Releases 2017 Annual Report

Whitepaper Jun 12, 2017
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The Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services prides itself on its excellent prehospital care and 24/7 dedication to helping the people they serve. The KBEMS members consistently strive to maintain an efficient and cohesive EMS system throughout the state to continue improving its services to ensure exceptional patient care.

This report highlights agency accomplishments, activity summaries and goals to be achieved through the devoted, continuous efforts of EMS staff.

Intermedix has partnered with The City of Corpus Christi Fire Department to provide consulting services on revenue cycle management and an ambulance supplemental payment program.
Nechama Loebel, the first deaf EMT in Israel, organized and instructed the first EMS training course for the members of the deaf and hard of hearing community in the country.
The FBI is investigating the man who stabbed Lt. Jeff Neville in the neck and claimed the attack was based on his "hatred for the United States."

June 21—Emergency calls for everything from house fires to sprained ankles continue to increase as the town grows, creating mounting pressure on fire and emergency medical services.

In the face of burgeoning demand, town leaders have launched a strategic planning process designed to optimize emergency services, General Manager Scott Shanley and the town's two fire chiefs said Tuesday.

A fully integrated platform provides time and money-saving apparatus checking tied to easy, secure records management.
Six inmates performed life-saving CPR on a correctional officer until emergency responders arrived.
Officials have just released a detailed report of the 2016 warehouse fire that claimed 36 lives.
Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc. (WPSG) is excited to announce their recent acquisition of Our Designs, Inc., the world’s largest retailer of gifts and accessories geared toward firefighters, police officers, and emergency medical professionals.
A bill that would allow first responders to carry concealed handguns while on duty has been endorsed by Texas senators.
RAA qualified for the award by meeting the necessary measures required by the AHA, like timely treatment and transporting at least 75% of their STEMI patients within 90 minutes of the call.
In an era of patient violence threatening the safety of EMS personnel, the protection of vests is a huge relief for these paramedics.
IRCP participants can receive a $100 discount on the 3-day main EMS World Expo conference by registering for both meetings at the same time.
Fellow first responders of EMT Carmen Franco Nunez are left devastated after she was killed in a two-vehicle car accident.
Randy Lee Davidson pleaded guilty to stealing fentanyl and morphine from the EMS agency he worked for.
Lahiri Garcia, 51, and Paul Besaw, 36, died in an ambulance crash on June 1.