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Patient in North Dakota Ambulance Crash Dies

Ambulance service officials said earlier that Geiszler was being treated at Meritcare for injuries unrelated to the crash.

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010

8 Hurt in Minnesota School Bus Crash

Lt. Eric Roeske says the eight students were taken to two hospitals.

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010

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Georgetown University Hospital Prepares for Blizzard-related Patients

With the ER busy, it's all hands on deck with outpatient gurneys and cots to sleep on if staff need them. Dr. Goldberg says from the staff keeping snow mopped up to the most senior physicians, he's proud of his team's response during one of the most memorable winters in his 41 years at the hospital.

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

Director Takes Stand against Open EMS Records Legislation

"Of course patients have a right to privacy, but EMS technicians don't," Rogers said. "The public should know who's treating them."

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

Raw Video: Truck Rollover Blocks Ambulance Bay

A tractor-trailer rollover blocked the driveway of the WAVES ambulance garage in the Town of Camillus on Warners Road at Bennett Road.

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

Medtec Ambulances Continue to Serve Daytona 500

Medtec is supplying two Field Duty Sprinter Type II ambulances and four Field Duty Type II van ambulances on Ford chassis. All six vehicles feature aluminum cabinetry.

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

Wisconsin Ambulance Crew Narrowly Miss Being Hostages in Standoff

When medical personnel approached the residence, they saw what appeared to be a man armed with a pistol, and they left, calling police for help, the release said.

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

Funeral Saturday for New Mexico Flight Paramedic

John Sutter was killed along with fellow paramedic Anthony Archuleta of El Paso, Texas, and pilot William Montgomery of Avondale, Ariz.

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

NAEMT Advocates for Fair Pay and Benefits

One of the common themes we hear from our NAEMT members is the lack of equitable pay for many in our profession, says Jerry Johnston, Immediate Past President of NAEMT and Chair of its Advocacy Committee.

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Rockford Officials Look at Ambulance Super Users

The top 15 users of Rockford ambulances dialed 911 to request emergency medical transport to hospitals a combined 550 times last year.

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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