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Audit Questions CareFlite Charges for Transporting Evacuees

CareFlite billed the federal government about $2 million more than it should have to transport evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, according to a government audit.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

108-Vehicle Pileup Kills at Least Two On Fresno Highway

In a horrific matter of minutes along a fog-swathed stretch of Highway 99 south of Fresno, Calif., two people were killed and 41 others injured Saturday morning.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

Loma Linda University Medical Center Gets New Mobile Telemedicine Vehicle

Loma Linda University Medical Center gets a new Mobile Telemedicine Vehicle -- a combination mobile medical command center and telemedicine center.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

San Jose Emergency Drill Organizers Seek Volunteers for Mock Nov. 14 Concert

San Jose seeks volunteers for bio-terror drill.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

40 years of Emergency Care; Emergency Services PA Treats More than 70,000 Emergencies a Year at Wesley Medical Center

Emergency Services PA celebrates 40 years of service.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

$52.5 million OK'd For 9/11 First Responders

The Joint House and Senate Conference Committee has approved an additional $52.5 million in federal funding to address the mounting health care needs of those exposed to environmental hazards as a result of the Sep. 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

Drug-Addicted Paramedic Escapes Electronic Monitoring

Authorities don't know how a drug-addicted paramedic thwarted the electronic anklet monitoring system that is supposed to ensure that people abide by house arrest.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

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Audit Faults State Driving Program

Auditors said listed in a recent report that Houston-area drivers, including some AMR employees, who have been providing non-emergency transport of patients lack driver's licenses or have criminal backgrounds.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007

Making House Calls, But for How Long?

The number of physicians willing to make house calls has grown slightly since Medicare increased reimbursements in 1998, but pending cuts may reverse the trend.

Posted Friday, November 2, 2007






 

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