A Story You Don’t Want To Miss: Medic2Medic Podcast Episode 76

I had the honor to talk to Daniel Mills a few weeks back.  Daniel is the founder of 911 Buddy Check.  911 Buddy Check is an avenue for 911 providers to check in or reach out for help dealing with things they see everyday. 911 Buddy Check goes deep into the broken culture of  the “Tough […]

The FBI and EMS

I am not sure how many of you remember the television show “The FBI”, a Quinn Martin Production . This was an action show on ABC that started in 1965 and ran until 1974. If I recall it was sponsored by the Ford Motor Company.  Wikipedia also states that the American Tobacco Company was a […]

Customer Service: It Only Takes One!

American Airlines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, EMS and Customer Service I bet that you never would see the above words used together. This story is about ownership and problem solving and that is what we do every day in EMS. This story is about the adventure with American Airlines and Royal Caribbean and their customer service […]

David Page Research Maven is Number 71 on the Podcast

 David Page, MS, NRP, is the director of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA and field paramedic with Allina EMS in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. He is my guest this week on Medic2Medic Podcast. Besides being a Paramedic and educator, he has a monthly research review column in JEMS. David is the editor in […]

Medic2Medic Podcast Hits 10,000 Downloads

On October 10, 2016 this small podcast reached 10,000 downloads. This is an unbelievable (believable) achievement for me and the podcast. A big thank you to my listeners and a special thanks to my guests. During the first year of the podcast listeners heard from providers telling their stories about how they got into this great […]

A Special Pink Episode of Medic2Medic Podcast

Back in April, Medic2Medic Podcast Blog published a post tiltled Cancer Invades Cary Area EMS. (http://medic2medicpodcast.fireemsblogs.com/2016/04/07/cancer-invades-cary-area-ems/).  I am proud to say here is a follow up to the blog plus a podcast. Today marks the one year anniversary of Cary Area EMS’s Division Chief Tammy Patton learning her diagnosis of breast cancer. Tammy is doing well and […]

Body Cameras for EMS

Ballistic vests have been a hot topic in EMS over the past 6 months or so.  Body Cameras is also a hot topic in the law enforcement community. In the law enforcement arena the subject of body cameras is debated on an everyday basis. Just recently the release of the body/dash camera was scrutinized when […]

Medic2Medic Podcast Celebrates 1 year of Podcasting

Last September I decided to start a new adventure called Medic2Medic Podcast.  The first year is completed. l have learned a great deal about people, podcasting and interviewing to name a few of the things.  I have also met some really cool people in the EMS world and got a chance to learn about their humble beginnings […]

Episode 61 of Medic2Medic Podcast Tackles Suicide Within EMS

One of the most difficult topics this podcast has discussed. The suicide problem that is occurring within the EMS profession. This week  I talk with the founder of the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance (FBHA) Jeff Dill. FBHA is dedicated to educating EMS, Police and Fire on suicide awareness. It is the only known organization that […]

Leadership, Values and Vision

How do you define leadership?  This is a great question. I do like this definition: Leaderships is dependent on the actions one takes rather than the position one holds. I recently completed a leadership program at Walt Disney World called Disney’s Approach To Leadership Excellence (I highly recommend the course), this is where I read […]

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