A good organizational culture in an EMS agency, aside from the obvious benefits of happy and fulfilled personnel, also has legal benefits.
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth and Jems are proud to be teaming up to bring you the National Conference on EMS Law and Policy. This unique and insightful one-day workshop will be held on February 22, 2017 in Salt Lake City in conjunction with the EMS Today conference.
What we pointed out last week could potentially happen due to pending litigation, has indeed happened. On November 22, 2016, a federal district court judge in Texas issued a temporary injunction blocking the new federal overtime rules that were set to become effective December 1.
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
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.