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EMS Physician & JEMS Games Judge Put to the Ultimate Test

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Prehospital EMS Physician & JEMS Games Judge performs field Amputation in Philadelphia By A.J. Heightman, JEMS Editor-in-Chief When she received a call at her home to respond to a horrific night time scene on the train tracks in Philadelphia, long-time emergency responder and emergency department physician, Melissa Kohn, MD, MS, FACEP, EMT-PHP, never thought that […]

EMS Pioneer & Advocate Norman McSwain, MD, dies in New Orleans

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By JEMS Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman The EMS Community is saddened to learn of the death of trauma pioneer Norman McSwain, MD, FACS. Dr. McSwain had been in critical condition in the Neuro ICU at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans after suffering a cerebral bleed last Friday. Best known as the pioneering trauma surgeon who […]

Watch “BOSTON” EMS on ABC Tonight – 10 PM ET

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    Watch the Premier of the ABC Series “BOSTON EMS” tonight at 10 PM ET. There will be two 30 minute segments (back-to-back). Tonight: Boston EMS teams walk railroad tracks at night following reports someone was hit by a train. Also: Go to www.jems.com to watch JEMS Editor-in-Chief, A.J. Heightman’s interview with Boston EMS […]

The first of two new series, “Save My Life: Boston Trauma” Premiers Tonight

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The producers of the critically-acclaimed “Hopkins, “Boston Med,” and “NY Med,” are premiering “Save My Life: Boston Trauma” tonight. The six-week series follows trauma cases from the actual scene to the trauma center.

Ferno introduces revolutionary patient transport & loading system at the FDIC in Indianapolis

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    30,000 emergency responders got a chance to see the new FERNO iNX Patient Transport and Loading System at the FDIC conference in Indianapolis recently. Just as the space shuttle revolutionized and simplified complex space travel and payload delivery to the International Space Station, the new Ferno iNX Patient Transport and Loading System, introduced […]

Amazing New Stretcher Released Today By FERNO at the FDIC Conference

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Join Fire Engineering EMS Editor Mike McEvoy and JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman as they introduce you to the FERNO IN/X Patient Platform that require NO LIFTING. Just introduced today to the EMS and Fire Community at PennWell’s FDIC Conference in Indianapolis – attended by 30,000 emergency responders. Watch the 30 minute Google Video show and […]

ZOLL Presents an Early Peak into the Near Future at Eagles Conference

Future vision based on understanding that EMS service delivery is key to quality patient care. At the Eagle’s Retreat on Thursday, Feb. 27, ZOLL Medical Director Greg Mears, MD, briefed the major U.S. municipal medical directors (aka “Eagles”) on ZOLL’s vision for its device and data products over the next few years. JEMS Coverage of […]

Highlights from 2014 EMS State of the Science Gathering of Eagles Part 6

Below are summaries of important EMS clinical information presented at the 2014 Gathering of Eagles in Dallas on Saturday, May 1, 2014. (Presentations will be made available for download at www.gatheringofeagles.us following the conference.) Focus on Toxic Thoughts: Two-Thousand and Fourteen Considerations about Street Drugs Epidemic Proportions: Dosing Ketamine in the Era of Mamba Rumbas Presented […]

Highlights from 2014 EMS State of the Science Gathering of Eagles Part 5

Below are summaries of important EMS clinical information presented at the 2014 Gathering of Eagles in Dallas on Saturday, May 1, 2014. (Presentations will be made available for download at www.gatheringofeagles.us following the conference.) What the Eagles are Doing in the Off-Season? A Report on Eagles Surveys Presented by James J. Augustine, MD (Dayton, Ohio & Eagles librarian) […]

Highlights from the 2014 EMS State of the Science Gathering of Eagles Part 4

Below are summaries of important EMS clinical information presented at the 2014 Gathering of Eagles in Dallas on Friday, February 28, 2014. (Presentations will be made available for download at www.gatheringofeagles.us following the conference.) Safety in Numbers: 2014 Ways to Manage Pain, Care for Kids, Promote Safety and Dispatch Better Child-Like Behaviors: 10 Myths of EMS […]

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