Dr. Neal Richmond comes on the show this week in part one of a two-part episode to share his outlook on emergency response to disasters and mass casualty incidents (MCIs). He started his work with EMS in New York City when he became associated with FDNY. Then he moved to Louisville, Kentucky to help with medical direction in their system them. Lately, he’s been working with MedStar as a medical director.
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Paragon Brings “The Experience”
Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.