City Must Pay $236K for 2004 Dead Body Incident

In 2004, a 58-year-old man died in an ambulance while being treated by paramedics. A jury has ruled that the city of San Marcos should pay the family for damages for negligence, trespass and invasion of privacy their handling of the death.

Posted Monday, October 22, 2007

Wildfires Rage in Southern Calif.

Wildfires are forcing the evacuation of nearly 250,000 people in San Diego County alone, including hundreds of patients who are being moved by school bus and ambulance from a hospital and nursing homes.

Posted Monday, October 22, 2007

Deadly Superbug Kills More than AIDS

MRSA may kill 18,000 people in the U.S. this year but no law requires hospitals to report MRSA infections.

Posted Friday, October 19, 2007

N.Y. Paramedics Get the EZ-IO

Paramedics with the Town of Tonawanda (N.Y.) Police Department are some of the first units in the state now use the EZ-IO. They also have CPAP.

Posted Friday, October 19, 2007

Firefighter Staffing at Issue

Staffing shortages have led to a controversial decision that pits EMS against firefighting.

Posted Friday, October 19, 2007

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Trouble in Trauma

Recent articles about EMS discuss dwindling resources for trauma care. Trauma kills our young. We need to invest in it.

Posted Friday, October 19, 2007

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Trouble in Trauma

Recent articles about EMS discuss dwindling resources for trauma care. Trauma kills our young. We need to invest in it.

Posted Friday, October 19, 2007

Pinnacle Conference Drew 400 Attendees

The second Pinnacle conference drew 400 leaders to learn and network about systems and operations.

Posted Thursday, October 18, 2007

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EMS Video Games

Several video games out there offer EMS providers more than high-tech fun. They offer EMS providers training on real-life scenarios.

Posted Thursday, October 18, 2007






 

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