Legal And Ethical

Kentucky EMT Charged, Allegedly Murdering Wife with Medications Stolen from Work

"Homicide detectives were able to determine she was actually injected with different medications," Wilkerson said.

Posted Monday, October 5, 2009

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Last Word

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

Ohio Man Assaults EMS Crew and Deputy

A few minutes later, an ambulance worker told deputy Kris White that Cedre was out of control and fighting with workers in the back of the ambulance.

Posted Friday, September 25, 2009

South Carolina Legislators Seek Public Access to EMS Data

Four legislators from Beaufort County said they would support a change in state law that would open public access to local EMS data to help improve oversight of those departments.

Posted Monday, September 21, 2009

Fire Engine Forces Ambulance Off Road

He credited their training and quick response for preventing the accident from becoming "what could have been a huge disaster."

Posted Friday, September 18, 2009

Virginia Beach Paramedic Arrested for Sexually Assaulting a Minor

A paid paramedic with the City of Virginia Beach has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor.

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2009

Car Hits Tennessee Ambulance, Patient Dies

The ambulance driver was thrown out when the vehicle ran into a ditch and overturned after being struck in the front by a sedan.

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2009

Massachusetts Paramedics Cited in Fatal Call

Three Acushnet paramedics were penalized this month by the state Department of Public Health for mistakes made during a July emergency call, including the incorrect administration of a drug, according to a state report.

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2009

Pennsylvania Department Cuts Paramedic Coverage

When asked what was going on, EMS of NEPA Executive Vice President John Campos, said, "It sounds like a simple question, but it's not a simple answer. It's getting complicated."

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009






 

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