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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

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 Tuesday, September 15, 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

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 Monday, September 14, 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 Sunday, September 13, 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 Sunday, September 13, 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 Thursday, September 10, 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 Tuesday, September 8, 2009


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