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 Saturday, May 27 
Deadly Beverly Hills Supper Club fire marks 40 years (WAVE)
Kentucky's Beverly Hills Supper Club fire remains one of the nation's worst fire tragedies. It happened 40 years ago, Memorial Day weekend. 165 people died and more than 200 were injured.

 Friday, May 26 
10 ways to build effective community relations (EMS World)
There are many simple steps your agency can take to develop trust and foster respect.

 Friday, May 26 
Compassion fatigue in EMS: How to empathize while avoiding burnout (EMS World)
Learn one experienced nurse's solution to burnout in the medical field when your compassion begins to fade in the midst of repeated trauma.

 Friday, May 26 
Lexington council agrees to add 12 EMTs (Lexington Herald Leader)
The Lexington council agreed Thursday to make changes to Mayor Jim Gray’s proposed budget that included adding money for 12 additional EMTs.

 Friday, May 26 
Unions ask judge to block Kentucky’s new ‘right-to-work’ law. (Lexington Herald Leader)
The AFL-CIO and Teamsters Union filed a lawsuit in Franklin Circuit Court Thursday challenging the constitutionality of a new law that prohibits unions from requiring employees to pay dues in a unionized workplace.

 Thursday, May 25 
Barren EMS board approves proposed budget (Glasgow Daily Times)
The new executive director of the Barren-Metcalfe ambulance service has apparently kept plenty busy during his first month – which still has another week to go – on the job.

 Wednesday, May 24 
FirstNet: Connecting EMS To Improve On-Scene Triage, Care and Safety (EMS World)
A video example shows how its enhanced communications and data capabilities could work for EMS.

 Wednesday, May 24 
EMS unveils new southern Madison station (Richmond Register)
Madison County EMS unveiled their new Berea station to the public during a Tuesday afternoon open house, full of food, fun and fellowship.

 Wednesday, May 24 
First responders shown appreciation with hot breakfast (Ashland Daily Independent)
A piping-hot meal, smiles on faces and a big community “thank you” was waiting for first responders as they walked into the Elks Lodge on Tuesday morning for a Boyd County First Responders Appreciation Breakfast.

 Wednesday, May 24 
Full-time Paramedic: Hart County Ambulance Service, Munfordville (Hart) KY

 Tuesday, May 23 
New ambulance crash test methods aim to keep EMS providers safe (EMS1)
NIOSH's video series highlights demos and improvements to patient compartment design.

 Tuesday, May 23 
Why I came to accept being called an 'ambulance driver' (EMS1)
The public sees what they want to see and I've come to accept that they see EMTs and paramedics as people driving ambulances.

 Tuesday, May 23 
Jessamine EMS adds ultrasound training (Lexington Herald Leader)
Jessamine County EMS has announced a 14-week internship with the University of Kentucky Medical Center that will train the team to add ultrasound to its list of critical care offerings.

 Monday, May 22 
May Certificate of Need Newsletter (Cabinet for Health and Family Services)
The May edition of the Kentucky Certificate of Need Newsletter.

 Monday, May 22 
Report looks at regulatory practices of out-of-state EMS agencies (EMS1)
The report breaks down the findings from a 2016 survey of state EMS offices on licensure requirements, exemptions and special conditions for ground and helicopter EMS agencies.

 Monday, May 22 
Could you be an expert witness? (EMS World)
Paramedics with the right communication skills, clinical experience and administrative know-how can turn a part-time venture into a significant chunk of income.

 Sunday, May 21 
Air Methods E'town partners with Red Cross for blood reserves (Elizabethtown News Enterprise)
Air Methods Elizabethtown will now have its blood reserves supplied by the American Red Cross thanks to a partnership announced between the two last week.

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