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SafetyPAD Partners with Medical Device Company Vivid Medical

VividTrac provides an unmatched image quality to support proper and speedy placement of the ET tube.

Posted Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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San Diego City Council Declares EMS Week

City recognizes the innovation, hard work, and coordinated efforts of Fire-Rescue Department and Rural/Metro ambulance.

Posted Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Fisdap Launches Research 101 Online Video Series

Research 101 is an online, 4 hour video series that features short videos followed by quizzes that can be used for educational purposes. Everyone who completes the course will earn a certificate.

Posted Friday, May 16, 2014

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The Raptor: Leatherman’s Multi-Purpose Medical Sheers

theEMSstore.com, the fastest growing online source for EMS equipment and supplies, is proud to announce the immediate availability of the Raptor.

Posted Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Difficult Airway Course: EMS To Be Offered Through Authorized Training Centers World-Wide

Beginning in 2014, The Difficult Airway Course: EMS and Fundamentals of Airway Management will be offered through Authorized Training Centers world-wide.

Posted Monday, May 12, 2014

EagleMed Begins Flying Critical Care Medical Transports in Houston

EagleMed LLC is adding 14 employees and a medically configured Beechcraft King Air B200 to a new critical care air medical transport operation located near Houston, Texas.

Posted Monday, May 12, 2014

Public Safety Athletes Prepare to Compete in Can-Am Police-Fire Games

The eight-day event will feature nearly 60 events from archery to wrestling and will be held in various locations throughout York County, Pennsylvania from July 13 - 20, 2014.

Posted Friday, May 9, 2014

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EMS Receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Silver Award

Every year, almost 300,000 people experience a STEMI. This is a type of heart attack caused by a complete blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment in order to prevent death, and restore blood flow as quickly as possible.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Demers Ambulances Signs Pomasl Fire Equipment

''It is our promise to every customer to maintain unmatched levels of customer satisfaction by delivering high quality, defect-free products with service second to none' stated Kevin Pomasl, Vice President of Pomasl Fire Equipment.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Number of Female Motorcyclists in Virginia Nearly Doubles While Fatalities Drop

With the motorcycle riding season well underway, safety advocates across the Commonwealth ask all drivers to remain alert and share the road equally with the motorcycling community.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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TargetSolutions Forms EMS Advisory Board to Help with Development

TargetSolutions took careful consideration during the selection of members for the board, which features a diverse group of experienced individuals from a wide range of settings across the EMS industry.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Report from Fire-Rescue Med 2014

Summary of awards and presentations from the IAFC EMS Section's annual conference.

Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Center for Patient Safety Inks First Nationwide Contract with Air Evac Lifeteam

CPS has landed its first national contract from Air Evac Lifeteam, a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, announced Becky Miller, executive director, CPS. Air Evac Lifeteam, an air ambulance company, currently has 115 bases in 15 states. The three-year participation agreement was executed on April 1, 2014.

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014

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Crosswind Concepts Introduces the Freedom Chair

In situations where it may take many people to safely evacuate someone from a difficult location or situation the Freedom Chair allows only the use of 1-2 people to easily navigate someone to safety either by rolling them or carrying them over obstacles to safety.

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014

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New FAA Rules Seek to Improve Helicopter Air Ambulance Safety

New rules come after a string of incidents during 2013.

Posted Friday, May 2, 2014

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Three Fire Departments Honored by MedicAlert Foundation & CFSI

Approximately 1,800 fire and emergency services leaders from across the nation attended the National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner and joined in paying tribute to the dedication and commitment of the nation’s fire and emergency services.

Posted Thursday, May 1, 2014

Spokane Fire Department Deploys First SafetyPAD ePCR/FDM RMS Interface

The joint implementation will streamline emergency response processes.

Posted Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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MedeStat Introduces LifeGuard — World's First Disaster-Resistant Medical Alert Solution

Based on state-of-the-art technology, MedeStat’s LifeGuard products are designed to work simply yet effectively, anytime, anywhere.

Posted Friday, April 25, 2014

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Winners of Nicholas Rosecrans Award Embrace a Commitment to Injury Prevention

Piedmont Medical Center EMS & Richmond Ambulance Authority both honored for their injury prevention efforts.

Posted Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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Stalco Construction and Perkins Eastman Complete $24 Million Expansion and Renovation of Lincoln Medical Center Emergency Department

Representatives of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) and Generations+ Northern Manhattan Health Network, political and community leaders, general contractor Stalco Construction, and architect Perkins Eastman celebrated the completion of an extensive expansion and renovation of Lincoln Medical Center Emergency Department (ED).

Posted Monday, April 7, 2014

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