Is Your Paramedic Career Stalled?
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Life in Emergency Medical Services is one of the most rewarding careers in public safety. But, as with any career, you need to have room for advancement. Without advancement opportunities, a career can begin to …

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Medicaid Abuse From The Mind of a Paramedic
August 30, 2010 – 7:52 pm | 6 Comments
Medicaid Abuse From The Mind of a Paramedic

By Jamey Perkins
It’s 5:30 am in a small city in northwest Indiana. Jerry, a veteran paramedic of 13 years, and his partner Karen are getting ready to leave the ambulance station for a run that …

The Five Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
August 29, 2010 – 8:56 pm | No Comment
The Five Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

On this fifth anniversary of hurricane Katrina, it is evident that the rebuilding of New Orleans represents what every man, woman, and child feels about home. A city that was nearly completely demolished, has now come back to near pre-hurricane status. the people of New Orleans have returned to rebuild their homes and business, and New Orleans is once again a thriving home and destination.

I Am More than Just an Ambulance Driver
August 27, 2010 – 4:58 pm | 4 Comments
I Am More than Just an Ambulance Driver

By Jamey Perkins
When you decided to cut taxes and reduce our staff, I was the one that had to work triple duty to keep our community safe.
When your husband needed chemo three times a week, …

Notable Fire Service Blogs
August 26, 2010 – 2:22 am | No Comment
Notable Fire Service Blogs

Writing on a continuous basis to this blog gets very difficult sometimes. Since this site is about a lot more than just the blog, I often find myself running behind. Keeping up good content about …

10 Reasons Why Modern EMS is Broken
August 5, 2010 – 5:18 pm | No Comment
10 Reasons Why Modern EMS is Broken

By Jamey Perkins
In 1989, my neighbor invited my wife and I over for dinner. It was that evening that I learned he was an EMT, and I was fascinated by what he told me about …

Illegal Immigration is a Matter of Public Safety and Homeland Security
August 3, 2010 – 7:49 pm | 3 Comments
Illegal Immigration is a Matter of Public Safety and Homeland Security

By Jamey Perkins
The United States has always prided itself on being a “Free Country.” In fact, it is the very foundation that the U.S. was formed upon. When stopping to see the big picture, one …