CMS Issues Repayment Notice

During the initial stages of the response to the COVID pandemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provided several payments to EMS agencies through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF). While CMS does not plan the recoup the bulk of these…

Effective & Efficient Emergency Healthcare

This new podcast episode of iCHIEFS spotlights Houston’s effective emergency healthcare program and how the fire department provides service to a large metropolitan city through its Emergency Telehealth and Navigation (ETHAN) program. We’ll be joined b…

Webinar: Lessons Learned from Fukushima

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM ET
March 11th marked the 10-year anniversary of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan which was caused by an initial earthquake and subsequent tsunami. The Fukushima Daiich…

The Story of a Peer Support Specialist

The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate the significant impact first responders can have in connecting overdose survivors to treatment. A peer support specialist will share her experiences of addiction, the trials of an overdose, and how she…

FireRescue GPO Becomes a Part of Sourcewell

Almost 20 years ago, the Western Division of the IAFC worked with the IAFC and its Divisions to create their very own cooperative procurement program, making it easier to buy equipment departments want. The FireRescue GPO has been serving the industry …

Ebola Resources Continue to Be Relevant

As we make progress confronting COVID-19, the Ebola Virus is rearing its head again across Africa. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states the likelihood of contracting Ebola in the United States is very low. However, the significance of the …