Election hacking had no party lines as Georgia Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp asks for investigation into unauthorized scanning

Fortunately for Georgia citizens, the state had setup a network to ensure that its voting system was adequately protected against intrusions. Georgia officials explain that attempts to penetrate the election system occurred on 10 separate occasions, beginning as early as February 2, 2016.   On August 25, 2016, Secretary of State Brian Kemp sent an … Read more

Our Children Need Seat Belts On School Buses

With the recent, most tragic loss of life occurring in Chattanooga, Tennessee to so many school children, the time has come for our country creates a mandate to require seat belts. When I first learned about how there were no seat belts required on buses, I was absolutely appalled. NHTSA cites a big reason is … Read more

The Continuing Need for the Validation of Priority Dispatching

Although it is a standard that a majority of communities take for granted, the concept of Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) is still in question in many places throughout the United States. In February 1968, the first emergency call to 9-1-1 was placed in Haleyville Alabama.[1] Since the late 1970’s the concept of EMD has grown … Read more

CECBEMS Changing Its Brand to CAPCE

On June 21, 2016, Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (“CECBEMS”) sent a press release forward which details a change that has been in the works for some time now. The board voted for rebranding and is to be referred to as the Commission of Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (“CAPCE”) effective July … Read more

Possible Terrorist Attack – Mass Shooting in Orlando Kills Over 50 People

LA Times reported a mass shooting in Orlando involving a man who police say may have radical Islamist leanings. The attack occurred early this morning in a LGBT club called Pulse Nightclub. (1) (Pulse Nightclub, Orlando, FL) The shootings lasted nearly 3-4 minutes as a gunman, according to police, Many attempted to take cover, but were … Read more

Septic Shock Claims Life of Muhammad Ali and Many Others – How to Identify Sepsis

There is no doubt that boxing legend Muhammad Ali will be remembered forever for his tenacity in the ring as well as his outspoken nature. Claiming, “I am the greatest,” Ali captured the hearts and minds of boxing fans around the globe. He will be sorely missed. He came into Scottsdale Memorial Hospital Osborn on … Read more