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LifeProof to Offer Total Water Protection Program for Apple iPhones and iPads

Award-winning leader is the only case maker to provide a one-year water damage protection program for devices; Offered to purchasers of LifeProof cases

Posted Thursday, April 4, 2013

EMS Hits the Road as theEMSstore.com Goes Mobile

Use the power of your Smartphone to your advantage today by shopping the new theEMSstore.com Mobile site. Visit theEMSstore.com using your phone and browse the fast, clean looking, and easy to navigate mobile site that features the identical categories as the full site. Log onto the site today using your Smartphone and experience portable shopping for yourself.

Posted Thursday, April 4, 2013

Emergency Vehicle Scavenger Hunt at FDIC 2013

Custom ambulance manufacturer, Braun Industries, is excited to announce they will be hosting an emergency vehicle scavenger hunt at the Fire Department Instructor's Conference 2013.

Posted Monday, April 1, 2013

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Life EMS Ambulance (Mich.) Supervisor Receives National Star of Life Award

Shaun Trumble was one of four EMS caregivers and educators from Michigan to be honored with a prestigious 2013 Star of Life award.

Posted Monday, April 1, 2013

Maine-based Ambulance Service to Provide Free, In-home Fall Assessments by Community Paramedics

Program is part of United Ambulance Service's fall prevention initiative.

Posted Monday, March 18, 2013

JEMS Announces EMS 10 Award Recipients

JEMS, in partnership with Physio-Control, Inc., announces the top 10 innovators in EMS who drove the profession forward in 2012.

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

Field EMS Bill Introduced in House of Representatives

Congressman Larry Buschon (R-Ind.), who is a physician, introduced the bill on Feb. 26.

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2013

Fully Automatic AED Plus from ZOLL Granted 510(K) Clearance by U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Until now, there was no fully automatic AED in the U.S. market that could see chest compressions and guide rescuers to the proper depth and rate of chest compressions.

Posted Wednesday, February 20, 2013

ImageTrend Software Includes New TQIP Process Measures

ImageTrend, Inc. announced it has updated its Patient Registry software

Posted Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Witmer Public Safety Protects Customers from Credit Card Surcharges

Doing business in this fragile economy is difficult enough – subjecting customers to surcharges goes against everything Witmer Public Safety Group stands for. While the settlement of a lawsuit between credit card companies and merchants has given merchants permission to levy up to a 4% surcharge against customers paying with a credit card – we have taken the position that our customers are more valuable than any offsetting “swipe fees.”

Posted Tuesday, January 29, 2013

New Orleans EMS Prepares for Super Bowl XLVII and Mardi Gras

Agency implements Physio-Control solutions to help improve EMS readiness during large-scale events.

Posted Monday, January 28, 2013

CFSI & MedicAlert Foundation Accepting Applications for Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Awards Program

Award honors volunteer, career & combination departments that have established innovative & highly effective best practices in EMS.

Posted Thursday, January 24, 2013

Patient Tracking Incorporated in Nationally-Used EMS Field Bridge

Available with the next product release in Q1, 2013

Posted Tuesday, January 8, 2013

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Verathon Issues Voluntary Recall of Certain GlideScope GVL Video Laryngoscope Reusable Blades

Verathon Inc., Bothell, Washington, is initiating a voluntary recall of GlideScope GVL Video Laryngoscopes reusable blades that were manufactured between December 2010 and August 2011.

Posted Monday, December 3, 2012

SUNY Cobleskill Paramedic Program Forges Partnership With Cooperstown Medical Transport to Create Local Jobs

Graduates of the program will be guaranteed a job as a paramedic with Cooperstown Medical Transport (CMT) following graduation.

Posted Thursday, November 29, 2012

Globe Gear Awarded to Fire Departments in Indiana and Virginia

Recipients are Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department in Gentryville, IN, which will receive 12 sets of gear, and Bolar Volunteer Fire Department in Monterey, VA, which will receive eight sets of gear.

Posted Thursday, November 29, 2012

Memphis Fire Department Gets $240,000 Grant

The grant will allow the Memphis Fire Department to purchase seventeen (17) LUCAS chest compression systems.

Posted Thursday, November 29, 2012

Newest Release of Patient Registry Adds ABA Reporting, Other Features

ImageTrend, Inc. announced the latest version of its Patient Registry™ software will be released starting the week of Dec. 3.

Posted Thursday, November 29, 2012

ImageTrend’s 5th Annual EDS Conference Call for Presenters

The ImageTrend community is seeking presentations to inform, add value and stimulate conversations in relation to its products and one of the selected conference tracks.

Posted Monday, November 19, 2012

Federal Bill Proposed to Support Returning Veterans with Combat EMS Experience

Bill would make it easier for states to expedite certification as civilian EMTs.

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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