2016 EMS Trend Report: Expert Analysis

I was included in a panel of experts that were asked to respond to questions on the 2016 EMS Trend Report published by Fitch & Associates in coorperation with EMS1 and NEMSMA. Read the other responses here.    1. Which State of EMS 2016 finding surprised or interested you most?  Two things stood out to me. First, almost half of the organizations were able to implement hypothermia protocols, … Continue reading 2016 EMS Trend Report: Expert Analysis

Writing Q & A

Writing is a strangely individualistic sport. As such it requires a certain level of personal reflection on what works and what doesn’t.  In an effort to not utterly bias my recent EMS1 article on the topic, I decided to poll a handful of writers beyond myself (CC) to see what works for them. You can read more about each of them here: Raphael M. Barishansky (RB) Ari … Continue reading Writing Q & A

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting 2016

This was my third time attending AcademyHealth‘s Annual Research Meeting (ARM), but it was my first time feeling like I wasn’t lost in the crowd.  For a conference with nearly 3000 attendees who all like looking at how healthcare works, it can be hard to find where you belong. My current conference modus operandi – I love the plenary sessions, I don’t go to paper sessions unless I … Continue reading AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting 2016