Monthly Archives: July 2010

In the News

AMR Appoints Leading EMS Physician as New Chief Medical Officer GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–American Medical Response (AMR) today announced the appointment of Edward Racht, M.D. to the newly created position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Racht has been an emergency medical services physician and … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Spineboard

I’ve watched the backboard evolve a lot over recent years. For the first two thousand years of human history, backboards evolved very little. Early man used slabs of wood with straps of sinew and leather to secure the injured victim.  By 1979 … Continue reading

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