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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.
With as many as 1 in 5 Americans considered obese hospitals are investing in equipment that provides comfort, safety and dignity for such people.
Since July 2003, Colorado hospitals have lost $80 million a year on collections, at least partly because the state dropped no-fault auto policies.
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.
Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad and city leaders broke ground recently for a 15,000-square-foot building that will house Station 8 on Bayne Drive. The $5 million project will be completed in 2008.
A Palo Alto, Calif., couple with deep Silicon Valley roots announced Friday they will donate $27.5 million to build a new state-of-the-art emergency room at Stanford Hospital.