Operations And Protcols

Officials prepare for strike by EMTs

About 1,000 employees of a private ambulance company that serves 40 communities in Maine, New Hampshire, and Eastern Massachusetts are threatening to strike

Posted Monday, July 30, 2007

EMS Workers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement - BOSTON

BOSTON -- There will be no strike on Monday after Colorado-based American Medical Response reached a tentative agreement with EMS workers in eastern Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire.

Posted Monday, July 30, 2007

Alberta takes steps to prevent paramedics strike

EDMONTON -- Alberta government declared a public emergency Tuesday to head off a strike over wages by about 400 Calgary paramedics.

Posted Thursday, July 26, 2007

Towns scramble as ambulance strike looms

MASSACHUSETTS -- A strike vote by paramedics, EMTs and dispatchers with American Medical Response is threatening to cut ambulance service in 13 Bay State communities, leaving emergency planners grasping to come up with contingency plans.

Posted Thursday, July 26, 2007

Calgary EMS - Strike notice served

Paramedics could walk away from their ambulances Thursday, but the province's industry minister says a strike will likely be headed off by the appointment of a special panel to resolve the dispute.

Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2007

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The Utility of Non-Traditional Delivery of EMS

A recent study was conducted to examine the use of non-traditional delivery of EMS such as bike medics, horse mounted patrols or medical emergency motorcycle.

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2007

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The Utility of Non-Traditional Delivery of EMS

A recent study was conducted to examine the use of non-traditional delivery of EMS such as bike medics, horse mounted patrols or medical emergency motorcycle.

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Paramedics to make treatment decisions

PARAMEDICS on emergency calls will be asked to decide whether patients should be treated at home instead of being taken to hospital.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2007

Government Solicits National Ambulance Provider For Disaster Response

The federal General Services Administration issued a request for proposals May 24, on behalf of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, seeking a national contractor (or contractors) to provide ambulance, air ambulance and paratransit services after a nationally declared disaster in the Gulf and Atlantic coastal regions of the United States. (FEMA intends to issue RFPs for the rest of the United States later.)

Posted Sunday, July 8, 2007






 

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