Monthly Archives: July 2011

How to Troubleshoot Any Medical Device

I’ve developed a simple system for how to troubleshoot almost any piece of medical equipment suspected as malfunctioning. It is a system for working through the list of potential problems in the order most likely to reveal the worst potential problems … Continue reading

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Bound Tree Medical Acquires Alliance Medical

DUBLIN, Ohio — Bound Tree Medical, the Ohio-based supplier of emergency medical supplies and equipment in the pre-hospital market, today announced it has acquired Alliance Medical, Inc. Alliance Medical (AllMed), based in Jefferson City, Missouri, is a specialty distributor of … Continue reading

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gPad, a big iPad for seniors

A largely untapped market of potential computer hardware and software users is the elderly. My elderly relative in Manhattan is 87 years old, lives independently and is healthy and active. The only reliable way for me to get my pictures … Continue reading

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Software for EMS, the Future of Data Management

The impact of computers and the software that runs them touches every aspect of modern life. What amazes me the most about it is being able to remember a world in which they did not exist. I’m probably the last … Continue reading

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For EMS in Texas – If You Could Help a Hero, Would You?

Delaney and Addison lost their Daddy. Daniel McIntosh was their protector and provider. They still ask when Daddy is going to come home from work. The $330,000 line of duty death benefit they were denied belongs to them. If Danny … Continue reading

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The 12 most important products in EMS

In each decade of our profession’s young history, there have been one or two products that cast a long shadow across the EMS landscape. I’ve made a list of the dozen that I think have had the biggest impact on … Continue reading

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