On June 24, 2015, Ben Vernon's life changed. While responding to a “routine medical assistance” call, he was stabbed multiple times by a bystander. The incident and the ensuing ordeal left Ben with a changed perspective.
The Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) joins host, Angela Madden to talk COVID, vaccines and the future of healthcare in Michigan.
We welcome Michigan's 64th Lt. Governor, Garlin Gilchrest, III. LG Gilchrest talks the importance of EMS Week and how everyone's job has changed during the pandemic.
The information collected by EMS caregivers in patient care reports can be extremely valuable to public health officials, policymakers, health care providers and anyone else looking to tackle a public health problem.
Michigan's EMS data repository is a collaborative system to improve patient care through the standardization, aggregation, and utilization of point of care EMS data at a local, state and national level.
Host Angela Madden brings in Director of Operations for Life EMS Ambulance (and overseers of data at Life EMS), Kraig Dodge to pose answer some serious questions about how to obtain the best data and how to use it.
Joining us on the podcast today are:
Emily Bergquist, State MCA Coordinator
Johnny Wagner, State Data Coordinator
Bonnie Kincaid, Executive Director of the Oakland County Medical Control Authority and Chair of the EMSCC Data Committee
In this episode, guest host Kraig Dodge from Life EMS Ambulance turns the tables on Angela and puts her in the hot seat. And it was all recorded on her birthday!
The Michigan Center for Rural Health (MCRH) is one of only three non-profit State Offices of Rural Health (SORH) in the country. As Michigan’s SORH, MCRH plays a key role in rural health care by assisting in the creation and implementation of partnerships among organizations, health departments, hospitals, government, and academia. Those collaborations and alliances go on to create new opportunities in the areas of network development, quality of care, emergency medical services, continuing education, and recruitment and retention of rural health care providers. In this episode, we sit down with MCRH EMS Program Manager Andrea Abbas, to discuss the MCRH’s mission to continue to advocate for and advance rural health within the State of Michigan.
MAAS Executive Director Angela Madden sits down with State of Michigan EMS Education Coordinator Terrie Godde and Kevin Wilkinson EMSCC Education Subcommittee Chair. They talk about changes to the e-licensure portal, Michigan Reconnect and Paramedic program accreditation.
Host Angela Madden talks with Scott Moore from Moore EMS Consulting about EMS agency COVID-19 vaccination programs. Is your agency ready?
The world’s first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine rolled out of Kalamazoo and into hospitals and health departments earlier this week. MAAS recently polled EMS agency leaders and learned that only 30-60% of their crew members were prepared to receive the vaccine immediately. Most still had some questions.
On this special edition of the MAAS Monthly Podcast, I am joined by Dr. Steve Rockoff, emergency department service chief at Henry Ford West Bloomfield, and Dr. Russell Faust, Medical Director at Oakland County Health.
Together, they have been an integral part of the COVID-19 response and are here to answer some of the most frequently asked questions among EMS practitioners!
Join host Angela Madden and Reimbursement guru's Ron Slagell and Katie Arens for a thorough discussion of current EMS reimbursement items and issues facing EMS agencies today.
Since recording, CMS has delayed the Cost Data Reporting requirements for another year due to COVID-19.
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MAAS Executive Director Angela Madden talks with MAAS Legislative Committee Chair, Jeff White from Richmond Lenox EMS and Bret Marr from Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates about industry advocacy efforts. Join us as we celebrate EMS personnel and Jeff's MIRS Quote of the Day!
Join MAAS Executive Director Angela Madden as she talks with MAAS Board President Jack Fisher and Professional Standards Committee Chairman, Chris Haney about what MAAS is and the organization's goals for the future.