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Diverting patients has become a fact of life in American health care. Critics say the problem may be more acute at VA facilities.
With the demand for emergency-management training skyrocketing, three Indiana universities and a high school will offer classes -- and one bachelor's degree -- in conjunction with the new Regional Public Safety Academy set to open late next month.
Lauderhill, Fla., Fire-Rescue Lt. Jeff Levy took time out of his San Diego vacation to pull an 11-hour shift working triage at the San Diego Chargers' stadium Wednesday for fire victims.
A new emergency services building in southern Cedar Falls, Iowa, is reducing response times by three to four minutes.
The opening of the new Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, is expected improve trauma care.
A unique team of Bay Area disaster specialists was dispatched on its inaugural mission last week to provide EMS in San Diego County.
The union representing about 500 Portland-area EMTs and paramedics called its members out of touch with reality when it abruptly disowned the bargaining unit last month.
Three people charged with assaulting former Clinton-Hickman County (Ky.) paramedic John Snow will likely be tried in another county because of pretrial publicity. The assailants were angry with Snow for photographing victims injuries and posting them online.
New Dakota County (Minn.) Communications Center dispatch facility will debut $6.3 million in computer gear.
Rescuers from around Eastern Washington learned what to do when disaster strikes in recent classes that included a simulated WMD air strike.