Legal And Ethical

Also On Jems Thumb

Flu Fells Emergency Workers in Calgary

As much as 20 per cent of the STARS air ambulance workforce in Calgary is not reporting to work due to illness.

Posted Friday, November 6, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Half MAST: Will merger with fire service destroy high-performing EMS system?

Kansas City (Mo.) City Council votes to merge MAST Ambulance Service with the city;s fire department; a new study finds 31% of prehospital providers flunk intubation while critics debate study methods; JEMS legal experts weigh in on employer responsibilities regarding complaints against employees; JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman pays tribute to the late Richard Ferneau; and more.

Posted Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

The Devil Is in the Details

Let's take a closer look at health-care reform and possible implications for EMS.

Posted Thursday, October 29, 2009

Maryland Paramedic Suspended for Mistaken Death Declaration

A Baltimore City Fire Department paramedic who incorrectly determined a gunshot victim had died will be suspended without pay.

Posted Friday, October 16, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

Judge Rules on Definition of Fallen Delaware Responder

The ruling by Judge Jerome O. Herlihy seems to clear the way for a possible conviction.

Posted Thursday, October 15, 2009

Georgia County Begins Charging for Patient Refusals

The Bryan County Board of Commissioners approved charging a $75 response fee to patients who refuse ambulance transport.

Posted Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Former Denver Paramedic Found Guilty of Assault

A former Denver paramedic faces up to 12 years in prison when he is sentenced next month for second-degree assault and false reporting.

Posted Thursday, October 8, 2009

Settlement in Chicago Faulty Defibrilator Case

The family of a 49-year-old man who died of a heart attack after a defibrillator on the Chicago Fire engine sent to resuscitate him did not work - because the batteries hadn't been replaced - will receive $3.2 million under a settlement advanced Monday by a City Council committee.

Posted Thursday, October 8, 2009

1,800 Florida Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV and Hepatitis

"Right now, we don't have any victims," Sousa said, adding that exposure alone may not constitute a crime. "In order to be a victim, you have to contract some kind of communicable disease."

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2009






 

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Four Killed in New Mexico Medical Plane Crash

Crash near fairgrounds claims patient and crew of three.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Texas Ambulance Involved in Crash

Odessa ambulance and car collide during response.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Las Vegas Fire, AMR Reach New Deal

Tentative agreement reached over ambulance calls.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Fire Damages Several Homes in California Earthquake

Four homes destroyed and others damaged after quake rattles Napa.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

New Mexico Air Ambulance Crash

NTSB investigates crash that killed four.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Where in the World of EMS is A.J.? Scranton

JEMS Editor-in-Chief visits his hometown of Scranton, Pa.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Over 100 Injured in California Earthquake

172 patients treated at Napa hospital after 6.0-magnitude earthquake.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


More Product Videos >