Delayed Response

Patient Death and Delayed Responses Connected to New Jersey Traffic Jam

91-year old woman died as gridlock grew in Fort Lee.

Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014

Human Error Blamed in Fatal NYC EMS Delay

EMS lieutenant and dispatcher failed to notice call.

Posted Monday, December 23, 2013

Maine Ambulance Director Cleared of Wrongdoing

Town finds call was handled according to policy.

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Maine Ambulance Director on Administrative Leave Following Infant’s Death

Failed response investigated in Warren death.

Posted Friday, December 13, 2013

Fire Official Responds to Alleged Ambulance Delay in San Francisco Airline Crash

Ambulances initially dispatched to staging area in Asiana Airlines crash.

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Seven Disciplined Over D.C. Ambulance Delay

Report finds multiple protocol failures when officer was struck.

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Investigation: Ambulances Could Have Responded to Injured D.C. Officer

Injured officer waited 20 minutes for an ambulance from outside the District.

Posted Wednesday, March 20, 2013

D.C. Union Head Calls Reserve Ambulance Plan Too Little, Too Late

Firefighters’ union president says two ambulances are not enough.

Posted Monday, March 11, 2013

D.C. Fire Officials Address Recent Ambulance Response Issues

Recent concerns about response times addressed.

Posted Friday, March 8, 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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