Episode 116 – Ambulance and Emergency Medical Care Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
May 28, 2022 – 5 pm EST
On Saturday, May 28th, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie talked with three guests about ambulance and emergency medical care and what happens when you have a medical emergency and need help.
Listen to learn what happens in the ambulance on the way to the hospital, what determines your place in line at the Emergency Department, what occurs during your visit, and why you may have to wait for emergency care. Also covered are important facts about Ambulance companies and how they maintain their 24-hour readiness.
Our guests are highly respected providers – a nationally registered paramedic, an experienced nurse manager, and a skilled emergency medicine physician from the staff of the Narberth Ambulance Company and the Emergency Department at Lankenau Medical Center.
Albert F. Davey, BS, NRP
Marla Pellegrini, MSN, RN, CEN
Joseph Bushra, MD, FAAEM, NREMT
As a boy, David Zaslow dreamed of being a heart surgeon. By age 16 he was the youngest member of the Narberth Ambulance Company.
With more than 25,000 hours of service and 10,000 rescue missions to his credit, he now serves as President of the Board. Add that to his day job as an attorney. With his dual background in medicine and law, he brings unique insight into managing a wide array of legal cases.
Narberth Ambulance defines him and thousands of people are better for it.
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Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINK PLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGN for Colon Cancer Awareness.
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