EMS Industry News
Four Washington fire districts consider working together to secure a mutual aid unit.
The winners of the 2007 JEMS Games took home the gold after a strong performance in the Asia Pacific Simulation Challenge in Australia.
Fire safety education should include immigrant populations.
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.
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.
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.
A reorganization of the Mequon Fire Department, which the chief says is top-heavy with supervisors and wasteful in spending, is set to go forward Monday after an informal blessing this week by city leaders.
The parents of an infant who died during a 911 glitch that resulted in missed calls for help filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Kansas-based Embarq Corp., alleging the business was negligent when installing and maintaining the county 911 system.
Whatcom County (Wash.) fire districts may soon exercise broad review powers over proposed developments, in the wake of a ruling Monday by Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Charles Snyder.
EMS units across New Jersey are suffering from a shortage of responders -- one aspect of New Jersey's EMS system that could collapse without immediate action, a report released Friday found.
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