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Doctor meeting two EMS workers as they take a patient out of an ambulance
Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Think Outside the Ride By Corey Florindi
January 10 2019

Collaborating with AHN and Highmark, EMS providers are doing more than ever to deliver care to their communities.

LifeFlight: 40 Years of Quality Care in the Air By Bill Vidonic
October 16 2018

One of the nation’s first air medical services, LifeFlight celebrates its 40th year of delivering emergency care.

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Serving the Nation on a Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) By Corey Florindi
August 29 2018

In a disaster zone you may learn about DMATs in person. At a safer distance, try this interview with a DMAT veteran.

ER doctor with tablet in foreground, two nurses with a patient in background
Tips for Emergency Room Visits By Corey Florindi
June 15 2018

Be prepared — these tips can help dispel fears about emergency departments and ensure a good emergency care experience.

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Evolving the Emergency Department: A Conversation with Dr. Thomas Campbell By Corey Florindi
April 19 2018

Get insights on the evolution of emergency medicine from one of the leaders of that evolution in western Pennsylvania.

Retro ambulance
The History of Emergency Medical Services (EMS): The Rise of Modern EMS (Part II) By Bryce Walat
June 4 2015

Pittsburgh — Highmark’s headquarters city — played a role in the emergency medicine transformation of the 1960s and 1970s.

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