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Rhonda Baliff

Rhonda Baliff

EMS divisional sales manager

Rhonda Baliff is the EMS divisional sales manager at Medline. Prior to this role, Baliff was a divisional sales manager in the post-acute segment. Baliff spent 12 years as a volunteer emergency medical technician (EMT) in her hometown’s rescue squad in Wisconsin. Prior to joining Medline, Baliff was the regional manager of practice development for Aspen Dental. Baliff attended Southwest Technical College in Fennimore, Wis., where she received her Associates in business administration and management.

Three Roles Caregivers Must Take on to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic

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Paramedics wheeling patient in hospital parking lot

It’s troubling what medical personnel are seeing as our country’s opioid problem worsens. The CDC just released their latest report on opioid overdoses and emergency departments are working furiously because of the increase – a 30 percent jump in ED visits in 2017 over 2016. We’re asking emergency room staff, and paramedics and EMTs to take on this burden, but … Read More

Speak Up: Making EMS a Necessary Service

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Senior Woman in Ambulance

I spent 12 years as a volunteer EMT and quite frankly, the struggles haven’t changed for emergency medical services. In fact, it’s getting harder. In smaller communities there is often no tax support for emergency services. On top of that, a study from UC Berkeley found that of the more than 16,000 EMS workers in California, most are working very … Read More