EMS Industry News
A thought-provoking preconference workshop on how the fire service must cope with the changing EMS environment will be held from 8 AM to 5 PM, Sunday, May 5th at the Fire –Rescue MED Conference in Las Vegas. The highly focused workshop will not only discuss current issues being faced by EMS agencies but offer proven solutions to address those issues.
The Center for Domestic Preparedness Facebook site will include announcements and information about upcoming courses and class seat availability.
Former trauma program director was killed by an enemy mortar in Iraq on Christmas morning of 2008.
Award-winning leader is the only case maker to provide a one-year water damage protection program for devices; Offered to purchasers of LifeProof cases
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Custom ambulance manufacturer, Braun Industries, is excited to announce they will be hosting an emergency vehicle scavenger hunt at the Fire Department Instructor's Conference 2013.
Shaun Trumble was one of four EMS caregivers and educators from Michigan to be honored with a prestigious 2013 Star of Life award.
Program is part of United Ambulance Service's fall prevention initiative.
JEMS, in partnership with Physio-Control, Inc., announces the top 10 innovators in EMS who drove the profession forward in 2012.
Congressman Larry Buschon (R-Ind.), who is a physician, introduced the bill on Feb. 26.
Until now, there was no fully automatic AED in the U.S. market that could see chest compressions and guide rescuers to the proper depth and rate of chest compressions.
ImageTrend, Inc. announced it has updated its Patient Registry software
Doing business in this fragile economy is difficult enough – subjecting customers to surcharges goes against everything Witmer Public Safety Group stands for. While the settlement of a lawsuit between credit card companies and merchants has given merchants permission to levy up to a 4% surcharge against customers paying with a credit card – we have taken the position that our customers are more valuable than any offsetting “swipe fees.”
Agency implements Physio-Control solutions to help improve EMS readiness during large-scale events.
CFSI & MedicAlert Foundation Accepting Applications for Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Awards Program
Award honors volunteer, career & combination departments that have established innovative & highly effective best practices in EMS.
Available with the next product release in Q1, 2013
Verathon Inc., Bothell, Washington, is initiating a voluntary recall of GlideScope GVL Video Laryngoscopes reusable blades that were manufactured between December 2010 and August 2011.
SUNY Cobleskill Paramedic Program Forges Partnership With Cooperstown Medical Transport to Create Local Jobs
Graduates of the program will be guaranteed a job as a paramedic with Cooperstown Medical Transport (CMT) following graduation.
Recipients are Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department in Gentryville, IN, which will receive 12 sets of gear, and Bolar Volunteer Fire Department in Monterey, VA, which will receive eight sets of gear.
The grant will allow the Memphis Fire Department to purchase seventeen (17) LUCAS chest compression systems.