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Zapata County (Texas) to Gain Paramedic Training Next Spring

For the first time in the program’s history, the EMT-Paramedic Certificate program will be offered outside of Laredo.

Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Texas Paper Investigates Medicare and Ambulance Company Profits

No one agency has complete regulatory control of private ambulances.

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Houston Physicians Overseeing EMS Companies Sanctioned

The job of medical director has turned into a lucrative industry of its own.

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Zombie Ball to Raise Money for Severely Injured Texas Paramedic

The event is also raising money for a police officer with cancer.

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Mental Health Clinics Make Millions from Medicare

As patients flow from ambulances to for-profit facilities, so do dollars.

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Texas EMT's Heart Legacy Will Live on Through Others

Josh Canal's organs were donated and the healthy pieces of his heart were salvaged.

Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Video: Son Runs Over Mom Being Loaded into Ambulance

As paramedics placed the woman into the ambulance, a car accelerated toward them.

Posted Sunday, October 2, 2011

EMSA Exec Asks House Panel to Extend Medicare Payments

EMSA President Stephen Williamson warned House panel members that if ambulance service payments expire later this year, it will force services to cut back or discontinue service altogether.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

Texas Bill Requires Schools to Have Concussion Oversight Teams

House Bill 2038 takes coaches out of the process of determining a concussion.

Posted Tuesday, September 6, 2011


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