EMS Industry News
The manufacturer of an airboat used in a botched rescue attempt in August 2006 blames the Cornish Rescue Squad for the death of a Vermont woman.
New York City Transit workers will receive additional security and emergency response training this week; workers on the system's commuter railroads and bus lines to soon follow.
Concussions in football players are a hidden epidemic.
The winners of the 2007 JEMS Games took home the gold after a strong performance in the Asia Pacific Simulation Challenge in Australia.
Four Washington fire districts consider working together to secure a mutual aid unit.
Fire safety education should include immigrant populations.
For the first time in 18 years, the Wind Lake Fire Department has a new president.
Lebanon s communications center has maxed out the available space and electrical supply at the courthouse.
The Pueblo (Colo.) County Sheriff's Department blames a cellular phone tower snafu for the delay in responding to an auto accident that involved serious injuries in northern Pueblo County on Wednesday.
The MedStar board of directors approved funding Wednesday to start a training academy for paramedics and emergency medical technicians in Texas.
A new board will take over at Southern Berks Regional Emergency Medical Services in wake of an ongoing state probe into financial mismanagement at the nonprofit ambulance company.
On Sunday, emergency teams in New Jersey will drill for a catastrophic chemical release at a local high school.
American Medical Response, the company that provides ambulance service to most of Clark County, has won a 2.4 percent rate increase effective Monday.
Fire departments in Wisconsin cannot use the federal HIPAA law as a reason to withhold basic public information about ambulance calls, such as names and addresses of those who required medical help.
Rep. Stephen DiNatale, D-Fitchburg, files a bill that would allow blood testing of a patient, without consent, if others are exposed.
Collections for the ambulance service in Sequatchie County (Tenn.) are mounting and should stabilize in the next few months.
Two new emergency response vehicles will be purchased for service in Oxford, Conn., under a $2.1 million financial pact with General Electric Energy Financial Services and should be ready for use by next year.
ZOLL Medical will display its range of resuscitation products -- including the new ZOLL R Series defibrillator -- in its booth at the 2007 ENA Scientific Assembly, Sept. 27-29, in Salt Lake City.
Next week, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce will announce the winners of its 13th annual Salute to Public Safety. Among the nominees is a team from the Marietta Fire Department who traveled to South Georgia in May to fight the wildfires there.
GE Healthcare will work with physicians and staff at Gundersen Lutheran to design a critical-care hospital that provides better, more efficient and lower-cost care.