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EMS Volunteer Opportunities 2017 Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally

July 7, 2017 / Alain Jacon / Events, News

Dear EMS Colleague: As you probably know by now, the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally, one of Broome County’s premier family fun events, will return to Otsiningo Park on August 4, 5, and 6. We are very proud and excited to once again host this event at one of our outstanding County park facilities. One […]

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Upcoming CLI Class June 9-11

April 18, 2017 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME, Events

There will be a CLI class starting on Friday evening, June 9, 2017, and continuing all day Saturday and Sunday. The location will be the Public Safety Building in Binghamton. To register, you will register/login here and then go to Events…View Events. If registration is full, please email me ( or call the office (607-699-1367) […]

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UHS EMS Time Out Report

March 21, 2017 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME

As you may be aware, UHS is trying to change the way the ED accepts its patients, when they are  transitioning patients from EMS to the ED. Many of you have received the reference cards. They are placed in the clipboard of each ambulance and reference cards for your ID tags are available. Attached for […]

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UHS Stroke Team Message

March 3, 2017 / Alain Jacon / General, News

We’ve been reviewing PCRs for patients transported to our ER with symptoms of acute stroke or TIA since March 2016. We look for documentation of onset of symptom/s, or Last Known Well, Cincinnati Stroke Scale (CSS) and/or Glasgow Coma Scale. Your initial assessments facilitate triage. Read the entire letter here.

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Zoll EMS Scholarship Program

January 20, 2017 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME, News

The ZOLL EMT Scholarship Program awards medical education grants to qualifying EMTs who show a commitment to the profession. The goal of the program is to support the education of EMTs (EMT-Basic, EMT-Advanced) who are working toward their paramedic certification (EMT-P). Applications are due April 14th, and recipients will be announced in May during EMS […]

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