EMS Industry News
This month, all five companies offering cellular service in Cambria County, Pa., will be "plugged in" so dispatchers will be able to locate emergency callers and send help quickly.
First-responder identification cards are a great idea, but the question is whether and how much communities and the federal government are willing to pay for them.
The Wayland Area (Mich.) Ambulance Service is getting a federal grant of up to $35,613 to help cover training costs.
Thieves took advantage of another person's troubles Saturday afternoon, helping themselves to $1,000 worth of items from an open ambulance.
Concussions in football players are a hidden epidemic.
The winners of the 2007 JEMS Games took home the gold after a strong performance in the Asia Pacific Simulation Challenge in Australia.
Four Washington fire districts consider working together to secure a mutual aid unit.
Fire safety education should include immigrant populations.
For the first time in 18 years, the Wind Lake Fire Department has a new president.
Ten quick-thinking firefighters and EMTs were honored Friday for their rescue of a woman in cardiac arrest.
The manufacturer of an airboat used in a botched rescue attempt in August 2006 blames the Cornish Rescue Squad for the death of a Vermont woman.
New York City Transit workers will receive additional security and emergency response training this week; workers on the system's commuter railroads and bus lines to soon follow.
American Medical Response, the company that provides ambulance service to most of Clark County, has won a 2.4 percent rate increase effective Monday.
Fire departments in Wisconsin cannot use the federal HIPAA law as a reason to withhold basic public information about ambulance calls, such as names and addresses of those who required medical help.
Rep. Stephen DiNatale, D-Fitchburg, files a bill that would allow blood testing of a patient, without consent, if others are exposed.
Collections for the ambulance service in Sequatchie County (Tenn.) are mounting and should stabilize in the next few months.
Two new emergency response vehicles will be purchased for service in Oxford, Conn., under a $2.1 million financial pact with General Electric Energy Financial Services and should be ready for use by next year.
Lebanon s communications center has maxed out the available space and electrical supply at the courthouse.
The Pueblo (Colo.) County Sheriff's Department blames a cellular phone tower snafu for the delay in responding to an auto accident that involved serious injuries in northern Pueblo County on Wednesday.
The MedStar board of directors approved funding Wednesday to start a training academy for paramedics and emergency medical technicians in Texas.
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