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[CBS Morning News, November 07, 2019]   For many people, especially children, a ride in the back of an ambulance can be scary. That prompted Allina Health EMS paramedic Ivan Mazurkiewicz to look for a way to take scary out of that ride.
November 07, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, September 21, 2019]   A Blaine city council member suddenly lost feeling in part of his body and couldn't speak. Read his story about surviving a stroke without any side effects.
September 21, 2019
[KSTP TV, August 28, 2019]   Paramedic Ivan Mazurkiewicz runs on emergencies all over the north metro. In many cases, the most potent medicine might be in a little black bag he carries.
August 28, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, August 26, 2019]   When a passenger keeled over with a sudden cardiac arrest at MSP International Airport, fast action by first responders & new equipment saved his life.
August 26, 2019
[Star Tribune, August 16, 2019]   Ivan Mazurkiewicz knows there will never be a typical day on his job. As a paramedic for Allina Health , he might be called to assist an older adult who’s taken a bad fall, before rushing to the home of someone else going into cardiac arrest.
August 17, 2019
[Epoch Times, August 12, 2019]   Riding in the back of an ambulance can be a traumatic experience, especially for children. It can also be hard on the paramedics responsible for treating the patient on the way to the hospital.
August 12, 2019
[KARE 11, June 04, 2019]   National CPR and AED Awareness Week is June 1 to June 7. Dustin Hadley is an Allina Health EMS paramedic and cardiac arrest survivor who says he was saved by CPR.
June 04, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, April 25, 2019]   Therapy dogs are becoming more common. At Allina Health, a new program is being tested for their EMS division to help first responders deal with stress.
April 25, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, April 18, 2018]   There’s a new CPR tool on the market for first responders that’s manufactured in Minnesota. Only a few places are using it as part of a research project, including two fire departments in the Twin Cities metro area.
April 18, 2019
[KMSP Fox 9, April 17, 2019]   A first of its kind in Minnesota mental health training program for 911 dispatchers is trying to bring a more holistic approach to de-escalating people in crisis. Allina Health Emergency Medical Services is the first in the state to have all their employees certified.
April 17, 2019