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A new computer architecture enables the secure transmission of crucial rescue information to first responders during events such as natural disasters, fires or terrorist attacks.
In the event of a dirty bomb, medical authorities should be prepared to treat children differently than adults because their developing bodies would absorb and respond to the radiation exposure in distinct ways.
Researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center have created a computer simulation model of trauma system response to mass casualty incidents involving dozens or hundreds of injured victims.
Paramedics in Simcoe County, Ontario, are involved in a project where paramedics determine if an eligible resident with suspected heart attack should go directly to a facility where they can immediately undergo an emergency angioplasty procedure.
A full-time ambulance and fire department topped the wish list of residents of one of Tennessee's fastest-growing cities.
Auditors said listed in a recent report that Houston-area drivers, including some AMR employees, who have been providing non-emergency transport of patients lack driver's licenses or have criminal backgrounds.
A state audit reveals that Colorado officials failed to consider risk when doling out grant money.
New Jersey's emergency management system is in "a state of near crisis," according to a recent report.
The nation's public health system is not prepared to handle the mass casualties that would result from an act of terrorism.
Public safety officials have until Friday to submit comments to an umbrella group of organizations developing specifications for the new public safety broadband network to be created by the FCC.