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St. Paul starts an EMS diversity program, a West Virginia county brings its providers into pay parity with neighboring counties, New Mexico holds hospitals liable for their air ambulance selections, and more.

Posted Thursday, October 1, 2009

Government Withholds Life-Saving Info & Hospitals Foot the Bill

NHTSA data on cell-phone usage, Columbus gets 12-lead modems and service from hospitals, British Columbia goes too far on strike, and more.

Posted Thursday, September 3, 2009

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Boston tracks AED locations; Oregon Congressman speaks out against W-2s for volunteers; integrated flu guidelines plan comes off without a hitch; and more.

Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Cuting Cardiac Deaths; Expired Antidotes & ZOLL on Forbes List

Heart disease drops to number-two killer in San Diego; Detroit ambulances caught carrying expired meds; ZOLL makes Forbes trustworthiness list for third year in a row; and more.

Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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Last Word: Only in Texas, A Good Translation, NYC Disses 9/11 Responders

Texas medics take to their horses; Ohio students teach firefighters Spanish; and New Jersey EMS employees take company vehicles for a dangerous joyride.

Posted Thursday, May 14, 2009

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Paramedics all but sweep the NAEMSP awards; Tulsa Fire Department succeeds at training, but fails at documentation; and Portland International Airport paramedics buy food for stranded passengers.

Posted Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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Immigrant Physicians Become Paramedics

Alberta, Canada, is taking the matter of paramedic shortage into its own hands by training immigrant physicians; several states are starting registries for patients using home medical equipment so the special-needs population can have their power restored first in an outage; Louisville, Ky., is requiring some city employees to take four unpaid days off; and more.

Posted Monday, March 16, 2009

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Posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Featuring From Trailblazing EMT-P Headed for Cambodia & Teaching Teens Continuous Compressions

Featuring From Trailblazing EMT-P Headed for Cambodia, Teaching Teens Continuous Compressions and Investigation Afoot

Posted Monday, December 15, 2008


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