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Caller Hysterics Creates Confusion for New York City Ambulance

When paramedics arrived 18 minutes after the initial call the boy was dead.

Posted Friday, February 19, 2010

Pittsburgh Officials Consider Disciplining EMS Workers

As part of the probe, Public Safety Director Michael Huss said he is reviewing calls to and from Allegheny County's 911 center.

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010

Woman Claims Husband Died Waiting For Ambulance during Snowstorm

"I kept calling for an ambulance, and nobody came," said Edge.

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Director Takes Stand against Open EMS Records Legislation

"Of course patients have a right to privacy, but EMS technicians don't," Rogers said. "The public should know who's treating them."

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

Houston Aims to Double Ambulance Fee

Ada DeBlanc knows what it's like to call an ambulance. But the disabled Houstonian will likely scale back after hearing what the city is proposing-- doubling the EMS-ambulance fees.

Posted Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Credibility Problems Arise as 9/11 Health Trials Begin

Of the more than 9,000 legal claims filed against New York City, about 60 have gotten close scrutiny by the court.

Posted Monday, February 8, 2010

State Health Dept. Says EMT Purchased Drugs Not Used by EMTs

Joseph Tedeschi of 35 Meadowbrook Way, Peace Dale, is not working on rescue duties pending that hearing, said EMS Director T. Keith Richards.

Posted Friday, February 5, 2010

Advanced Resuscitation Cooling Therapeutics and Intensive Care

ARCTIC program dramatically improves cardiac arrest outcomes in Richmond, Va.; DHS pilots multi-band radios; JEMS legal experts explain the legality of charging more to transport obese patients; and more.

Posted Thursday, February 4, 2010

Family Sues Ambulance Co. Over Positional Asphyxia Death

A medical examiner ruled that she died because of the position she d been placed in: prone, arms behind her back and strapped onto the gurney.

Posted Wednesday, February 3, 2010


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