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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

Study Finds EMT Certification Easy to Obtain in Massachusetts

Being a barber reportedly has greater requirements.

Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Wheels Fall Off Massachusetts Ambulance after Patient Drop-Off

The ambulance, a 1993 model year, is the oldest in the fleet.

Posted Monday, June 11, 2012

LifeLine Institute Announces Upcoming 'Boot Camps' for EMTs

Intense, one-month program starts June 15th.

Posted Friday, June 8, 2012


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