Operations And Protcols

Albuquerque Works to Clarify Ambulance Contract

There's been some tension brewing between the Albuquerque Fire Department and the ambulance company contracted to handle emergency transports.

Posted Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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Records Contradict City Account of DC Toddler's Death

The documents clearly show Engine 33 with a paramedic on board arrives first at 4:56:45 a.m. on February 10, 2010. Medic 33 arrived at the Southern Avenue address at 4:58:28 a.m., nearly two minutes later, but they were the only ones to go inside.

Posted Tuesday, March 9, 2010

North Carolina County Works to Improve EMS Communications

Emergency workers in Columbus County are currently unable to communicate with dispatch operators at the 911 center.

Posted Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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Registering Change: CARES helps EMS improve performance on cardiac arrest calls

CARES registry tracks EMS cardiac resuscitation performance; FICEMS finds states woefully unprepared for flu pandemic; DC Fire & EMS at the center of a wrongful death suit as medical director steps down; and more.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

Daytona Medics Provide Quick Help during Bike Week

Rescue crews have found a unique way to get to the scene faster as roads in Daytona Beach turn dangerous during Bike Week.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

Buffalo Medic Gets Punched While Trying to Render Care

A Rural Metro paramedic got more than he bargained for while responding to a call in Buffalo.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

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Pennsylvania Paramedic Fatally Injured in Chase with Patient

Police say the unidentified suspect has a history of mental illness and is being evaluated at a hospital, according to the Associated Press.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

Coral Gables Couple Charged Again with Stealing, Selling Patient Records

Ruben E. Rodriguez and wife Maria Victoria Suarez have been indicted again for paying an ambulance-company employee to steal information on patients transported to Miami-Dade hospitals.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

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Six Reported Dead, Many Injured in Passenger Bus Rollover South of Phoenix

The accident quickly scene became a mass of police and rescue personnel as ambulances arrived and rescuers broke out windows of the bus to get to victims, setting up a triage area in the middle of the interstate.

Posted Friday, March 5, 2010






 

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