EMS Industry News
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea commissioners want to explore cheaper deals for the beach side town's fire and emergency medical service.
The Saybrook (Ohio) Fire Department has been awarded grant money from the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Emergency Medical Services.
Rescue workers Monday found the vehicle of a Cameron man who had been missing for more than three months after his truck vanished during heavy rains.
The Missouri Air National Guard's 139th Airlift Wing picks up a new assignment that will expand its current mission to include an emergency medical response team next month.
N.C. emergency agencies share a newly renovated facility.
Duffle Bags Offer Tools of Life: Doctor's Experience Prompts Albany Med to Prepare Items to Help in a Roadside Emergency
Albany Medical Center Hospital distributed silver duffle bags filled with the equipment a doctor would need to stabilize victims if they happen upon a scene before the EMTs arrive. The doctors stashed the bags in the trunks of their personal cars.
A portable biotoxin detector is in the works at Sandia/California National Laboratories that could give emergency responders vital information within minutes about a person's exposure.
Investigators have studied the use of IO devices by emergency medical professionals under various conditions and reported quantitative results.
Hudson County s Emergency Medical Service providers agree with a recent report saying New Jersey's Emergency Response Services system needs an overhaul, but they don't agree on how to do it.
Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania rescue crew had to cut a hole in the house of a 900-pound Michigan man, move him with a forklift and take him to the hospital on a flatbed truck.
A widely recognized author believes intelligence agencies won't always be able to prevent terrorist attacks, but the U.S. should put more resources into emergency health care responders.
This month, all five companies offering cellular service in Cambria County, Pa., will be "plugged in" so dispatchers will be able to locate emergency callers and send help quickly.
First-responder identification cards are a great idea, but the question is whether and how much communities and the federal government are willing to pay for them.
The Wayland Area (Mich.) Ambulance Service is getting a federal grant of up to $35,613 to help cover training costs.
Thieves took advantage of another person's troubles Saturday afternoon, helping themselves to $1,000 worth of items from an open ambulance.
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.