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AMR Negotiates Contract Takeover for Massachusetts City

Newburyport mayor confirms possible upcoming change in service.

Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Boston Ambulance Security Tightened after Potential Drug Tampering

The EMS chief said that since the alleged incident, the agency has started a “very strict” inspection schedule of medications and has ­improved packaging of the drugs.

Posted Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Boston Paramedic Suspected of Drug Tampering May Have Affected 57 Patients

No charges have been filed and officials don't know how the individual may have tampered with the medications.

Posted Monday, October 1, 2012

AMR Closes Massachusetts Operation

Failed union negotiations lead to consolidation and position cuts.

Posted Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Massachusetts Ambulance Company Pays Penalty for Falsifying Training Qualifications

Trinity EMS, Inc. agrees to pay $350,000 for not properly certifying EMTs.

Posted Monday, September 17, 2012

Massachusetts Paramedic Resigns after Drug Theft Allegations

He's accused of stealing morphine from a prefilled syringe and replacing the narcotic with saline solution.

Posted Monday, September 10, 2012

Massachusetts Ambulance Company Donates Equipment to Police

It provided 10 first responder “in bags."

Posted Friday, August 31, 2012

Jones & Bartlett Learning Acquires EMS List From Elsevier

Effective immediately, EMS resources previously published under the Elsevier brand are now part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning EMS product line.

Posted Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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


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