Fire-Rescue EAST

The Fire-Rescue EAST exhibitors market a wide variety of products and services to the fire services community, including fire-fighting apparatus, turnout gear, safety and health products, and motivational items. If your product or service supports the fire-fighting community in any way, the face-to-face interaction at Fire-Rescue EAST will help you

The Federal Administration Issues More Guidance on the No Surprises Act

Originally Posted on PCG’s Health Policy News on October 29th, 2021. Author: Lisa Kaplan Howe   Implementation of the No Surprises Act (NSA) continued this fall with the release of a second interim final rule (IFR) on September 30, 2021. The NSA—which was signed into law as part of an appropriations package at the

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Equity study attempts to mitigate long-standing health disparities

Originally Posted on the Austin Monitor on Friday, November 19th. Author: Samuel Stark   A new report by a city-appointed firm found that local medical and emergency service providers could do more to help address sharp health disparities in East and West Austin. The equity study, which was completed this summer

Texas EMS Conference: Is Your Agency Leaving Money on the Table?

In this presentation, providers will have an opportunity to learn about the rollout of the ACR program and the ongoing opportunities for generating additional reimbursement through the ASSPP. Four knowledge-based objectives for the lecture/workshop: Learn about the Texas ASSPP and other supplemental payment programs nationally. Learn how to transform your

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Texas EMS Conference

As one of the only state EMS conferences comparable in size to national events, Texas EMS Conference offers a unique opportunity to get your newest technology, products and services in front of thousands of emergency medical professionals, administrators, educators, and students — all in one place. Nearly 3400 attendees and

6 Take-Aways from NHTSA’s Lights & Sirens Use

Author: Tim Nowak (2-3 minute read) “Primum non nocere – first, do no harm.” This is the opening sentence in the 2017 report produced for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Office of Emergency Medical Services (EMS)*. This study examines the use of lights & siren (L&S) by ambulances.

Wildland-Urban Interface Conference 2021

The 2021 Wildland-Urban Interface Conference will be virtual this year. Recognizing the long and ongoing wildland fire season and the impact on fire personnel schedules in addition to acting out of an abundance of caution for the safety and health of our attendees, exhibitors, and staff, the IAFC made a

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VCOS Symposium in the Sun

The leadership training available at this symposium will help you address the unique needs of volunteer and combination leadership in your department. The networking opportunities give you the chance to share ideas and solutions with colleagues from all over the country. The vendors attending can help departments of any size,

Crash Responder Safety Week Begins November 8th

Let’s Make Things Safer for Emergency Responders The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Office of EMS encourages the EMS community to recognize Crash Responder Safety Week, observed this year November 8-14. Because emergency responders—police, fire, EMS, and towing—risk being killed or injured by passing vehicles when responding to a roadside

49th Annual Colorado State EMS Conference

 We hope you will join us in 2021 Colorado State EMS Conference. This conference continues to build on its impressive tradition of superb EMS education in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. This is the premier event where EMS professionals, agency managers and administrators, EMS instructors, medical directors and allied professionals learn about