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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

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


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