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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

EMSA Exec Asks House Panel to Extend Medicare Payments

EMSA President Stephen Williamson warned House panel members that if ambulance service payments expire later this year, it will force services to cut back or discontinue service altogether.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

Friends Hold Benefit for Stricken Massachusetts EMT

Bourgeois suffered a brain bleed and severe head injury.

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011

6-Year-Old Mass. Boy Makes Life-Saving 9-1-1 Call

EMTs said the boy's accurate description of his grandfather's condition helped them quickly treat him.

Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Massachusetts Hospital Unveils New Medical Helicopter

2008 American Eurocopter EC135 T2 Plus, was customized for UMass Memorial

Posted Friday, August 26, 2011

Video: EMT, Neighbors Save Mass. Boy's Life

EMT, neighbor save life of 10-year-old boy trapped in burning home.

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011

Over 50 Boston Firefighters Suspended in Certification Scandal

Certifications ranged from basic refresher courses to advanced cardiac life support cards.

Posted Friday, June 24, 2011

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Severe Weather, Tornado Strikes Massachusetts City Injuring Many

Baystate Medical Center reports numerous injured people, some trauma injuries.

Posted Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Five Indicted in Massachusetts EMT Fraud

Indictments are the third in an ongoing investigation

Posted Friday, April 29, 2011


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