A good organizational culture in an EMS agency, aside from the obvious benefits of happy and fulfilled personnel, also has legal benefits.
Here's four proactive measures EMS employers can take to prevent harassment and discrimination in the workplace
Ensure your EMS billing is in compliance at the start of the calendar year or fiscal year with five important resolutions
An ongoing Gallup study, State of the American Workplace, covering over 30 years and 17 million workers found that there are essentially three types of staff members in every workplace.
In addition to our human loved ones, our pets are also treasured family members. EMS providers may be the only ones equipped for the moment when a four-legged life is on the line.
Do we increase our legal risk if we take that extra step to render aid to a pet on scene?
Let’s start off with a basic question – what is health? Health, as defined by the World Health Organization, is a “state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” This definition hasn’t been touched in over 68 years and
Knowing and understanding the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations to determine if EMS training is compensable
Despite the election of Donald Trump to become the 45th President of the United States, the new DOL regulations promulgated under the Obama administration - that double the required salary level for "exempt" from overtime positions - are still on track for implementation on December 1, 2016. EM
It is ironic that EMS providers who reverse drug overdoses with naloxone often have access to the same narcotic medications that cause drug addiction. The EMS industry is a key player in the fight against the opioid overdose epidemic, but the industry is not immune from it.
Commercial insurance- once a bright spot in EMS billing because of simplified claims processing and higher payment rates- has become increasingly complex. Coverage, claim submission requirements, and payment rates are different for every payer which means there is no one size fits all approach t