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Mass. Ambulance Firms Working Out ALS Kinks

Feuding paramedics don't agree over the way the city's ambulance provider has been managing ALS.

Posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Driverless School Bus Crash Injures 2 in Mass.

While attempting to prevent the bus from hitting the second bus, a man became pinned between the two vehicles.

Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Shortage of Lifesaving Drugs "Endangering Patient Lives"

So far this year, 213 drugs have been listed in short supply.

Posted Monday, December 19, 2011

UMASS Paramedics Reportedly Played Critical Role in Fatal Worcester Fire

"They are playing a critical part in the investigation."

Posted Monday, December 12, 2011

Mass. Paramedic Charged with Driving While Drugged

Although he was off-duty, he was still in uniform when police stopped him.

Posted Monday, December 5, 2011

Mass. Hospital Ranks 4th in State for Heart Attack Treatment

The cardiac team, along with regional EMS providers, reduce the time between a patient's arrival in the ER and transportation to UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Posted Monday, November 7, 2011

Gay EMT in Boston Alleges Harassment

He says someone placed a dead fish in his bag of medical equipment and supervisors screamed at and insulted him in front of fellow EMTs.

Posted Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Video: Family Rescued from Corn Maze

Family didn't realize they were just 25 feet from the street.

Posted Wednesday, October 12, 2011

EMS Urges Lawmakers to Change Insurance Reimbursement Practices

Ambulance company administrators and fire chiefs have long argued that the insurers' policies would lead to abuse by patients who would simply pocket reimbursement checks.

Posted Friday, September 30, 2011


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