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Austin Paramedics Cope with Downtown Congestion

As the South by Southwest crowds grow larger in the downtown area, paramedics have to struggle to reach those in need of care.

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010

EMS Subjects among Top Research Paper Award Recipients from USFA

In the 25 year history of the EFOP, this is the highest number of 4.0 papers ever.

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Omaha Paramedics Investigated for Allowing Child to Use Radio during Emergency Transport

Brett Roth says the boy was upset and the ambulance crew was trying to calm him.

Posted Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Georgia EMT Passes Away Due to Earlier Heart Attack

EMT Tim Cochran had a heart attack on March 3, 2010 while he was in his EMS unit, and he was found slumped over the wheel in full cardiac arrest.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Report Blames Pilot in Fatal Helicopter Crash

The Air Angels Inc. emergency medical flight was transporting a 14-month-old girl from a hospital in Sandwich to Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Posted Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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19 Hurt in Houston Bus and Light Rail Train Collision

The injured were taken to St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Methodist Hospital and Ben Taub General Hospital with minor ailments, such as neck and back pains, Houston Fire Department officials said.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

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Long Recovery Ahead for Florida EMT

An emergency medical technician who lost his leg in an ambulance crash has a long road to recovery.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

Richmond Ambulance Collides with SUV While Responding

A Richmond ambulance en route to a call with its siren and emergency lights activated collided with a sport utility vehicle.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010

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DC Council Committee Gets Earful on EMS

The panel also had questions about Kimberly Kelsey, who says medics refused to take her to a hospital last December.

Posted Sunday, March 14, 2010

Former D.C. Fire Chief Regrets Fire and EMS Merger; Blames Culture and Race for Problems

The former chief, who is black, said white firefighters with generational ties to the department largely have been less accepting of the job's evolving responsibilities, particularly an increased emphasis in recent decades on providing pre-hospital care.

Posted Sunday, March 14, 2010


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