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Florida Verdict Could Change Way Paramedics React to Calls

The jury determined that the ambulance service was negligent.

Posted Thursday, May 20, 2010

Washington Fire Captain Charged in Drug Theft

Paramedics noticed early this month that safety seals were broken.

Posted Thursday, May 20, 2010

Massachusetts EMS Crews Pulled from Duty in Certification Investigation

Office of Emergency Medical Services is investigating "recertification issues".

Posted Friday, May 14, 2010

Pittsburgh Paramedics' Appeal Denied in Man's Death

Officials have denied the appeal of two paramedics in snowstorm death.

Posted Thursday, May 13, 2010

DeKalb County Officials Investigate Delayed Ambulance

Two weeks ago, Marie Jones, 90, had to wait 25 minutes for an ambulance.

Posted Thursday, May 13, 2010

Autopsy Results Released in Pittsburgh Snow Death

Medics couldn't reach Mitchell during the storm and asked him to walk to them.

Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Drunks Take Syracuse Ambulance on Joyride

Two men who had been drinking jumped into an ambulance outside Upstate University Hospital and and went for a joyride.

Posted Monday, May 3, 2010

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First EMS on the Hill Day Starts Tomorrow

EMTs and paramedics will meet with their senators and representatives in Congress during EMS on the Hill Day.

Posted Monday, May 3, 2010


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