Latest EMS News
The FAA forbids defibrillators in centers without medical offices. This includes the Minneapolis Air Route Traffic Control Center in Farmington.
Attorneys in an AMR overbilling lawsuit haven't reached agreement on the production of documents and patients' names before a trial can occur. The jury trial in the two-year-old class action lawsuit is likely postponed until next fall.
Dr. Robert Tober appears on "Good Morning America" to discuss his "pit crew concept" for cardiac arrest.
Twenty-three emergency medical responders from Butte, Glenn and other Northern California counties attended a three-day training course this week in Corning to learn how to react to chemical, biological, nuclear and explosive threats.
An ambulance company providing on-the-spot medical services at sporting events will continue to do so in San Joaquin County, Calif., after operating without a county-issued permit.
Ambulance service directors in rural Georgia and Tennessee say they're battling a shortage of paramedics as training facilities dwindle and graduates seek jobs in better-paying fields.
Though ambulance services in surrounding Tennessee counties have complained of an acute shortage in paramedics, Hamilton County officials say local recruitment problems stem from the quality of applicants -- not quantity.
Nine privately employed EMTs and paramedics who responded to the attacks of September 11 will receive full worker s compensation benefits under legislation signed by Governor Spitzer.
Shortages in the California's widespread health-care work force are reaching critical numbers, a fact that could endanger every Californian's health in the near future.
Employment demand for technical and college-educated health workers in California is expected to grow by 26 percent over the next seven years, compared with an overall job growth of 16 percent.