Community Paramedicine: Changing EMS as We Know It

“Community paramedicine is all about the patient and how we can positively impact their lives.”-Brian Randall NRP, Community Paramedic Gold Cross Ambulance When I think of EMS, I picture Police, Fire and EMT’s/Paramedics responding lights and sirens in response to a person calling 911. Scenes of a car accidents, a diabetic emergency or heart attack come to mind. The reality is a lot of times when responding to these patients, they don’t make it. Sometimes the death was completely avoidable […]

Meet the Medic Monday-Bridgette Vine

Welcome to the first Meet the Medics Monday of the year! Bridgette Vine is one of our newer Paramedics at Gold Cross Ambulance. Meet Bridgette! I am a new Paramedic but I am not new to the medical field. I worked as a CNA and AEMT for 4 years each prior to advancing to Paramedic.  Prior to ems I did road construction and heavy equipment operating for 6 years and loved every minute of it! EMS isn’t for everybody…You need […]