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Teen Dies after Jumping from South Carolina Ambulance

Emergency workers treated the teen before taking him back to the hospital in Greenville, where he was pronounced dead minutes later.

Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Colorado Hospital Voices Violence Concerns

The Colorado Hospital Association wants to increase the punishment for harming an emergency worker, like a doctor, nurse or paramedic.

Posted Monday, March 1, 2010

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National EMS Academy Granted 5-Year Accreditation

The Academy underwent an intensive review of its educational processes and documentation including an on-site review by national experts in EMS education.

Posted Monday, March 1, 2010

Widow of Fallen Shreveport Chief Sues Over "Substandard Care"

Traci Adams, wife of former firefighter Tommy Adams, seeks damages because Shreveport emergency responders were negligent.

Posted Monday, March 1, 2010

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Louisiana Fire Chief Selected to Help Set National Policy for EMTs

This is the second time Chief Halphen has been called upon by the NREMT to help develop national guidelines and policy for EMT's.

Posted Friday, February 26, 2010

Emergency Services Upgrades Tested in Massachusetts Town

The new system will eventually provide information on such things as the locations of fire hydrants and intersections, and even medical information, such as whether residents at a chosen address are using oxygen, Klein said.

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2010

Recording of Jackson Paramedics Contradicts Doctor's Account of Death

An LAFD spokesman said: "I couldn't confirm that it is one of our workers. It could be. They refer to 'pop star Michael Jackson' but it is not our practice to name names."

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Fairfax County EMS Supervisor Hits Firefighters at Accident Scene

The cyclist and one of the firefighters were flown by helicopter to a hospital.

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Las Vegas and North Las Vegas Fire and EMS Cultivate Blended System

Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Clark County voluntarily belong to a regional franchise jurisdiction that establishes uniform practices for emergency medical services.

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010


 

 

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