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Chertoff Stresses IED Preparations

.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff touts the ways the federal government is raising understanding of improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2007

Salt Lake County Paramedics Get New Devices to Aid Heart Attack

Salt Lake County paramedics are being equipped with new devices to speed treatment of heart attack sufferers - and South Jordan is leading the way.

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2007

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Aging population, payment and liability issues drive increasing calls to long term care facilities

Firefighters at Station 7 in Columbia rushed to the same nursing home three times during two recent 24-hour shifts. Only one of those 911 calls - for a patient in "respiratory distress" - was a true emergency, crew members said, but firefighters still took all three residents to a hospital by ambulance.

Posted Monday, September 3, 2007

Why Are You Transporting Dead Patients?

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Why Are You Transporting Dead Patients?

Agencies should define special circumstances under which deceased patients should still be transported to the hospital.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Maine cities agree on call-center merger

Posted Monday, June 25, 2007


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