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The REAL reason for the rising assaults on healthcare providers!

 What started out as a routine cardiac transport, became a struggle between life and death, and not for just the patient. In the fall of 2000, an early monring call for service, changed me and the direction of DT4EMS forever. During transport, dispatch asked if we could check on a “body in the ditch."   Our [...]

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What is causing the spike in assaults on healthcare providers?

I’ve been doing this DT4EMS culture change movement for nearly 20 years, and the one thing I can assure you is…assaults are not really increasing. What we are witnessing is an increase in the recognition and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT of criminal assaults on staff.   Rise in Assaults? from Kip Teitsort on Vimeo. With this newly found acknowledgement, […]

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…this letter was a plea… an anonymous plea that is, for help

While checking the DT4EMS business Post Office Box for mail, I found a letter and immediately noticed it had no return address on the envelope.  At first I thought it was going to be some form of junk mail. When I opened the letter and began to read it, I found myself scratching my head […]

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