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 Friday, Nov 17 
President Trump signs Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medication Act into law
President Donald Trump has signed the Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016, H.R. 4365, into law.

 Friday, Nov 17 
Carter County dismissed 911 director (Ashland Daily Independent)
The Carter County Fiscal Court met in special session Thursday afternoon to discuss various personnel issues and, after a nearly two-hour executive session, moved to terminate the E-911 director effective immediately.

 Thursday, Nov 16 
Butler County discussing expected dispatch funding shortfall (Bowling Green Daily News)
With an anticipated $30,000 shortfall looming for Butler County’s 911 dispatch, Butler County Fiscal Court and Butler County Emergency Services’ board of directors are looking to raise more money for the service’s operating budget.

 Wednesday, Nov 15 
Trying to overcome trauma? You might be going about it the wrong way (PsychCentral)
Talking about trauma might not be the best way to go about overcoming it.

 Wednesday, Nov 15 
Fatigue, scheduling are critical EMS challenges (EMS1)
EMS Trend Report 2017 findings highlight the importance of fatigue management as a safety issue for both caregivers and patients.

 Wednesday, Nov 15 
Fall edition of The Provider (KAPA)
The Fall edition of The Provider, the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association's quarterly newsletter.

 Tuesday, Nov 14 
Bevin administration asks for re-do on report that was critical of pension reform (Louisville Courier Journal)
The Bevin administration, which on Monday refused to release one consultant's report on his pension reform bill, asked on Tuesday that a different report released last week that was critical of the bill be revised.

 Tuesday, Nov 14 
Louisville Police investigating after 5 people shot in 1 day (WDRB)
One person is dead and four others are hospitalized after four separate shootings in Louisville on Monday.

 Tuesday, Nov 14 
Why a consistent identity matters for EMS (EMS1)
It's time for EMS providers to adopt the label by which the public already knows us: paramedics.

 Tuesday, Nov 14 
Kentucky pension crisis: Debts on plans for state and local workers jump $5 billion (Louisville Courier Journal)
Debts of the retirement system for state and local government workers jumped by more than $5 billion for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

 Monday, Nov 13 
Report on pension reform bill's impact on government workers withheld (Louisville Courier Journal)
The actuarial report on the impact of proposed pension reform bill was not released Monday.

 Monday, Nov 13 
Study suggests women less likely to get CPR from bystanders (EMS1)
Only 39 percent of women suffering cardiac arrest in a public place were given CPR versus 45 percent of men.

 Monday, Nov 13 
NY hospitals testing 'ambient' ambulance sirens (EMS1)
The hospitals are trying the two-toned, European sirens in an attempt to alleviate noise complaints.

 Sunday, Nov 12 
How 4 community paramedicine programs are positively impacting health care (EMS1)
If you've seen one community paramedicine program, then you've seen one program; here's how successes from four different programs can be translated to new ones.

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