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Seven Rescued After Boat Capsizes off Florida Keys

Victims suffered from exhaustion, jellyfish stings and hypothermia.

Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Marine Claims Brain Trauma Led to Fatal DUI Crash

Attorneys for a former Marine claim mental scars of combat are to blame for a fatal crash.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

EMSA Exec Asks House Panel to Extend Medicare Payments

EMSA President Stephen Williamson warned House panel members that if ambulance service payments expire later this year, it will force services to cut back or discontinue service altogether.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

Car Hits Ambulance Head On in Florida

The ambulance flipped on its side, killing two people and injuring two paramedics.

Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Fla. County Hopeful New Guidelines Will Reduce Response Times

Now, dispatch will immediately send ambulance units once the location of the emergency is pinpointed rather than gathering additional information first.

Posted Monday, August 29, 2011

Fla. EMT Rescues Injured Hiker on Appalachian Trail

Her skills as an EMT also allowed her to treat and care for other hikers who were injured in the backcountry.

Posted Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Fla. Company Thinks Time Has Arrived for its Robotic Medical Dummies

With its staff now back to roughly its pre-recession size, METI is preparing for a medical world that accepts human health simulators as a normal part of the curriculum.

Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Collier County (Fla.) Chooses Interim EMS Chief

The EMS chief spot has proven to be a political hot seat through the years, as public clashes between Collier's fire districts and county EMS have become the norm.

Posted Monday, August 15, 2011

Tampa Finds Many Ambulance Bills Go Unpaid

More than 50 percent of those who get an ambulance ride skip out on the tab.

Posted Thursday, August 11, 2011






 

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