Sean Barker

Dynamic Dispatchers

Often described as the first, first responders. Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMDs) can work long hours, during holidays, and navigate stressful situations to make sure that our patients and our communities needs are met within a moment’s notice. They are the unsung heroes in the chain of EMS that starts with a phone call and can …

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A Nurse’s Journey in EMS

At Covalent Health, we celebrate Women’s History Month by recognizing the efforts and achievements of the phenomenal women that work in Emergency Medical Services. Recently we sat down with our own Critical Care Nurse Manager Kathryn Pish BSN, RN, MICN, at ProTransport-1 and asked her to tell us about her experience and journey in EMS. …

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EMS Deployments Save Lives

Over the past several years Emergency Medical Service Agencies have become increasingly reliant on interagency deployments to meet the demands of our communities when the systems reach critical breaking points. Deployments are an all-out call for action directed by agencies like the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State or Local County EMS agencies. Reasons …

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Healthier Happier

Food! Who doesn’t love it? In honor of World Food Day on October 16th we decided to write this month’s blog all about it. One of the very first health lessons that we learn in school is of the five basic food groups: Vegetables, Fruit, Dairy, Meats, and…….? Whole grains! We are taught this lesson …

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Stop The Bleed

Most people are aware of or have taken a CPR course at one point or another in their life. But a lesser-known program called “Stop the Bleed” is gathering steam and is also considered a bona fide life saver. The National Stop the Bleed program was created in 2015 by the White House in response …

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