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For the past year, the city of Eudora, Ark., has had no guaranteed ambulance service to transfer residents to hospitals, a problem the local 911 coordinator says reverts the town near the Louisiana border back to the Stone Age.
The Society of Chest Pain Centers has given full accreditation to the St. Elizabeth's Hospital Chest Pain Center in Belleville, Ill.
Medical trauma centers in Texas have fallen victim to a legislative version of bait-and-switch. Red light fines are filling state coffers rather than aiding trauma centers as promised.
The Sequoia Healthcare District will donate 15 automated external defibrillators to the San Mateo County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office in a ceremony Tuesday at the Redwood City Hall of Justice.
The Omaha (Neb.) Fire Department has purchased 18 EKG monitors that gather data in the field and transmit the information via cellular phone to an ED.
In less than six months, about 1,000 Vial of Life canisters have been distributed in the Lewiston, Maine, rendering the program temporarily out of stock and a major success.
High school students are qualifying for EMT careers by graduation.
Students in the Whittier (Calif.) Union High School District will have more opportunities to combine their high school education and career goals, including paramedicine, beginning next fall.
A Butler County, Pa., ambulance driver who is charged with drunken driving and causing a fatal collision while on the job will be fired under the Cranberry Ambulance Company's zero-tolerance policy.
Talks between the city of Stockton and San Joaquin County officials have broken down and it appears a contentious lawsuit over who dispatches first responders to emergencies will go to trial in spring.