Massachusetts

4 Massachusetts Firefighters Failed to Follow Procedure on Medical Call

Disciplinary action follows a call that resulted in the death of a patient.

Posted Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Massachusetts Town's Ambulances All Break Down at Once

The breakdowns left the town dependent upon mutual aid for more than two days.

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2012

Massachusetts Town Relies on Neighbors’ Ambulances

Billerica’s most reliable ambulance is also its oldest.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2012

Massachusetts Governor Rejects Ambulance Payment Legislation

Health insurance companies are praising Gov. Deval Patrick's decision to kick back to the Legislature a bill that would ban insurers from sending payments for out-of-network ambulance services to patients, who are then supposed to pay the service providers.

Posted Friday, August 10, 2012

Second Ambulance Plan Causes Confusion for Massachusetts Town

Private squad and town name collide with increasing department membership.

Posted Friday, August 3, 2012

Massachusetts Man Attacks Fire, EMS and Police during Truck Fire

Personnel on the scene were treated for minor injuries.

Posted Monday, July 16, 2012

Massachusetts Town's EMS to Merge with Fire Department

Both agencies will be united under a single "CEO" after the fire chief appointed an EMS director a year ago.

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2012

Boston Hospital Designs Microparticles to Help During Cardiac Arrest

Injection into the bloodstream quickly oxygenates the blood.

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012

Boy Loses Hand in Freak Jump Rope Accident

The vehicle pulled the rope as it was driving away.

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012


 

 

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