Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

Tips for medical practices to stay prepared for medical emergencies

U.S. opioid crisis

Surgeon General Urges Equipping More Americans With Naloxone

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams recommended today that more Americans should be equipped with Narcan (naloxone) to save victims of opioid overdoses.  “Research shows that when naloxone and overdose education...

With Opioid Crisis Growing, Doctors Need to be Equipped with Naloxone

Naloxone quickly has become a key medication that all medical professionals should have on hand, and be ready to use in a medical emergency, says Dr. Arthur Pancioli, chair of the...
Older man having cardiac arrest

Prepare Your Medical Office to Respond to a Cardiac Medical Emergency

With nearly half of the U.S. population at risk, are you ready for a cardiac medical emergency in your facility? As the #1 cause of death in the United States, cardiovascular disease...
ACLS training course

HealthFirst Members Get 50% Life Support Training Discount

HealthFirst has partnered with the ACLS Certification Institute to offer a 50% discount to members on core medical emergency life support training.  Founded in 2010, the institute is the largest online...

With Drug Overdoses Increasing, Medical Offices Respond with Naloxone

Every day an average of 130 Americans die from a drug overdose, with opioids involved in 68% of deaths1. As medical professionals work to minimize the spectrum of risk factors related...
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