Without a local trauma center, High Desert residents have long depended on services from air ambulance companies to take patients with immediate care needs to hospitals down the hill.
The city's 11 hospital emergency rooms continue to be crowded, often too full to accept patients, keeping ambulance crews off the streets where they are needed as they wait for beds to open up.
Kelly Neese, an operations field supervisor with American Medical Response in Gulfport, recently reached a milestone rare among emergency medical technicians: 20 consecutive years as a nationally registered EMT-paramedic.
Austin/Travis County (Texas) EMS changed its work schedules after considering the eye-opening results of a study on its employees_ sleep/wake patterns while on duty.
Four people were hospitalized Friday night after a Rural/Metro ambulance was involved in a collision with two other vehicles on Cumberland Avenue near the University of Tennessee campus, authorities said.
PLANTATION -- An attorney representing a former paramedic says the city treated her client unfairly in forcing him to resign and that he should be reinstated.
Honolulu is more than just surf; it's also home to a Junior Paramedic Program that has successfully completed its third year and helped advance the presence of„EMS as a respected profession.
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