Legal And Ethical

Hospital, Singer Push for Mobile Pediatric ICU

Singer-songwriter Edwin McCain is workign to get a mobile pediatric intensive care unit for New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Priority One Owners Convicted of Fraud

Owners of a Texas private ambulance company falsely represented details about the patients they transported to Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Fireworks, Tension Over Kansas City MAST Merger

Gonzalez said firefighters at Station No. 42 on Red Bridge Road tried to intimidate her earlier this week with a firework.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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D.C. Fire/EMS Looks at Problems Behind Frequent Flyers

Street Calls took a look at 25 people it's worked with so far. Simple things like getting their medicine refilled, or finding them a place to live, have helped reduce their calls to 911 by 60 percent.

Posted Monday, September 14, 2009

Virginia County Reconsiders Ambulance Fee

The possibility of charging ambulance fees in Prince William will resurface Tuesday when the Board of County Supervisors reconvenes after a month-long recess.

Posted Monday, September 14, 2009

Policy Changes Ordered for North Dakota EMS System

In the letter, obtained by The Associated Press, the department gives the North Dakota EMS Association a Sept. 30 deadline to make policy changes.

Posted Friday, September 11, 2009

NY Licenses Lacking at UN Medical Services

Many of the other nurses hired to work in the unit do not maintain credentials to treat patients in New York.

Posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Ohio Board Rules Don't Apply to Hospital EMTs

This oversight doesn't apply to emergency medical technicians who are part of the state's execution team or those working in hospitals.

Posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Budget Stops Lawrence Firefighters from Answering EMS Calls

The Lawrence Fire Department has stopped responding to most medical aid calls indefinitely.

Posted Tuesday, September 8, 2009






 

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