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John Erich

John Erich is the senior editor for EMS World. Reach John at John.Erich@EMSWorld.com.

John Erich
While we often focus on advanced interventions, well-done BLS is critical to many of our patients, including our most critical ones. “We tend to minimize or overlook the importance of the basics,”…
The patients seen by mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedic programs are among the most complex out there. While CP leaders have now devised a standardized framework for evaluating…
The delivery of the National EMS Awards of Excellence was more subdued this year, but the winners no less deserving. The best providers and services of 2020, as determined by EMS World and the…
In 28 years (1983–2011) with EMS World and its predecessor, Emergency Medical Services Magazine, Marie Nordberg served in a number of capacities and witnessed a universe of changes. One of her most…
What will emergency medical services look like in 20 years?  Think about it for a while. Make some predictions, write them down. Then publish them and forget about them. We’ll check back in…
The short history of EMS has been driven by the wisdom, foresight, and innovation of countless individuals. As the field ages into its second half-century and its origins fade to the past, it’s worth…
In the tilt-a-whirl madness of 2020, it would have been easy for Breonna Taylor to get lost. Her final moments weren’t captured on excruciating video, like George Floyd’s. She wasn’t chillingly…
The COVID-19 pandemic drags on, exhausting America’s EMS providers and many others in its healthcare system. The end may not yet be in sight, but fatigued front-liners got a strong message of support…
Desde el brote de COVID-19, se ha dirigido mucha energía y orientación hacia la protección de los servicios de respuesta a emergencia médica, maximizando su seguridad con los pacientes, en los…
With COVID-19 applying unprecedented stresses to the healthcare system, swift and easy exchange of needed information is more important than ever. That’s especially true for EMS and its hospital…
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