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Fireworks, Tension Over Kansas City MAST Merger

Gonzalez said firefighters at Station No. 42 on Red Bridge Road tried to intimidate her earlier this week with a firework.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Smiths Medical Recall Notice

Smiths Medical announced that it is initiating a nationwide voluntary recall ofPortex Uncuffed Pediatric-Sized Tracheal Tubes.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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FDA Approves New Swine Flu Vaccine

Doses should be available to health workers, possibly including EMS providers, by the first week of October, about a week earlier than expected.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Virginia County Reconsiders Ambulance Fee

The possibility of charging ambulance fees in Prince William will resurface Tuesday when the Board of County Supervisors reconvenes after a month-long recess.

Posted Monday, September 14, 2009

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D.C. Fire/EMS Looks at Problems Behind Frequent Flyers

Street Calls took a look at 25 people it's worked with so far. Simple things like getting their medicine refilled, or finding them a place to live, have helped reduce their calls to 911 by 60 percent.

Posted Monday, September 14, 2009

South Carolina Ambulance Response Times Can Remain Secret

The protection is needed to prevent the identification of paramedics or patients, according to the opinion.

Posted Monday, September 14, 2009

Elderly Man Threatens to Pull Gun on Texas Medics

While paramedics argued their case, Ray threatened to pull out a pistol.

Posted Monday, September 14, 2009

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White House, Nation Remember 9/11

"Let us renew our resolve against those who perpetrated this barbaric act and who plot against us still," Obama said. "In defense of our nation, we will never waver."

Posted Friday, September 11, 2009

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Jury Awards Oregon AMR Victim $2.25M

Three women had complained to the ambulance company or police in the two years leading up to Herring's abuse.

Posted Friday, September 11, 2009

Policy Changes Ordered for North Dakota EMS System

In the letter, obtained by The Associated Press, the department gives the North Dakota EMS Association a Sept. 30 deadline to make policy changes.

Posted Friday, September 11, 2009






 

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