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Center for Patient Safety Inks First Nationwide Contract with Air Evac Lifeteam

CPS has landed its first national contract from Air Evac Lifeteam, a subsidiary of Air Medical Group Holdings, announced Becky Miller, executive director, CPS. Air Evac Lifeteam, an air ambulance company, currently has 115 bases in 15 states. The three-year participation agreement was executed on April 1, 2014.

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014

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Crosswind Concepts Introduces the Freedom Chair

In situations where it may take many people to safely evacuate someone from a difficult location or situation the Freedom Chair allows only the use of 1-2 people to easily navigate someone to safety either by rolling them or carrying them over obstacles to safety.

Posted Monday, May 5, 2014

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New FAA Rules Seek to Improve Helicopter Air Ambulance Safety

New rules come after a string of incidents during 2013.

Posted Friday, May 2, 2014

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Three Fire Departments Honored by MedicAlert Foundation & CFSI

Approximately 1,800 fire and emergency services leaders from across the nation attended the National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner and joined in paying tribute to the dedication and commitment of the nation’s fire and emergency services.

Posted Thursday, May 1, 2014

Spokane Fire Department Deploys First SafetyPAD ePCR/FDM RMS Interface

The joint implementation will streamline emergency response processes.

Posted Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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MedeStat Introduces LifeGuard — World's First Disaster-Resistant Medical Alert Solution

Based on state-of-the-art technology, MedeStat’s LifeGuard products are designed to work simply yet effectively, anytime, anywhere.

Posted Friday, April 25, 2014

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Winners of Nicholas Rosecrans Award Embrace a Commitment to Injury Prevention

Piedmont Medical Center EMS & Richmond Ambulance Authority both honored for their injury prevention efforts.

Posted Tuesday, April 22, 2014

New FAA Rules on Air Ambulances Will Affect All Providers

Vanderbilt LifeFlight is applauding the new rules issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that will have a dramatic impact for all air ambulance operators and make the industry much safer.

Posted Thursday, April 17, 2014

ESO Solutions and Emergency Reporting Partner to Create Premium EMS and Fire Data Solutions

ESO’s software suite connects the pre-hospital industry with the healthcare ecosystem, facilitating the access and sharing of information, making it available when and where it is needed to save lives.

Posted Friday, April 11, 2014


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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