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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 Thursday, September 24, 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 Sunday, September 20, 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 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 Wednesday, September 16, 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 Wednesday, September 16, 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 Wednesday, September 16, 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 Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Former Ambulance Company Faces EEOC Discrimination Suit

The EEOC has filed a lawsuit against a former private ambulance company alleging religious discrimination.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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 Tuesday, September 15, 2009


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