Newer, safer ambulances, patients withhold health information, low blood sugar kills cardiac patients, and we’ll look at the first of our product innovators from EMS World Expo back in November.  If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it, right here on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.

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MedicCast Episode 418

Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the MedicCast. I’m your host, Jamie Davis the Podmedic and I’d like to welcome you to this week’s show. In this week’s EMS news items we will take a look at a new Canadian ambulance design that is purportedly safer and more electronically connected for information flow. That’s in the news this week.

Then in this week’s special tip segment we bring you the first of our product innovator picks from EMS World Expo back in November. This is the Solves Strip 81mg Aspirin strip from It dissolves on your tongue just like those breath fresheners so no chewing required and no pills for patients to swallow. We’ll find out more about that later in the show after the news.

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I got an email from EMT audience member Josh who wanted to thank me for the show each week and to ask for a shout out to his service and their paramedic partners. So to the gang at Ambitrans Naples, I offer you kudos on the hard work you do and hope you enjoy the upcoming holiday season safely. Take care and keep checking out the MedicCast! That’s it for this part of the show, let’s get ready for the news coming right up!

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EMS News

New Innovations in Ambulance Design Safety and Workflow

Don’t Forget the Human Touch With Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Hypoglycemia Increased Risk of Death in Heart Related Events


Tip of the Week:  Solves Strips From

solves-stripsThis segment from our annual finale episode at EMS World Expo 2014 is one of our product innovator picks of the year. In our Physio-Control sponsored Podcast Studio, MedicCast host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, and Chris Montera host of the EMS Garage are joined by the team from to talk about their innovative new product line called Solves Strips.

Imagine taking your daily aspirin regimen, or any health and wellness supplement, like the ones from this brand: suppléments et produits naturels pour optimiser sa santé, via a great tasting & easy to take thin dissolvable strip. The strips deliver a dose of 81 mg of aspirin via the oral route for people who cannot take pills. It is also a perfect solution of the EMS and emergency medicine sector where rapid administration and absorption of the drug is critical to early treatment of heart attack.



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