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Duluth Ambulance Task Force Wants Greater Study

A task force charged with studying whether the Duluth Fire Department should take over ambulance services.

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Anne Arundel County Fire Department Loses Over 10,000 Ambulance Transport Records

The records were lost on a $274,000 reporting program the county purchased in July 2005 - despite the fact the state offers a similar filing system for free.

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Virginia Beach Police Department Helicopter Adds to EMS Service

The hope is that 911 Victor Bravo can respond faster, especially when it's already out on patrol, said Ed Brazle, operations division chief for EMS.

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010

NAEMT Opposes EMS Participation in Executions

Participation in executions is viewed as contrary to the fundamental goals and ethical obligations of emergency medical services.

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010

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Milford Paramedics Prepare For Violent EMS Situations

Milford paramedics went through drills to prepare for any kinds of situations that may come their way.

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010

Internal Failures Paralyzed Pittsburgh during Storm

The city is still probing the number of stuck Emergency Management Services ambulances and police cruisers. Police officials didn't return calls seeking comment. Paramedics referred questions to Huss.

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010

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South Carolina Senate Advances EMS Disclosure Bill

Committee members agreed the public should have access to records of EMS responses. That would include incident reports and other information showing the response times to emergency calls, according to the Medical Affairs Committee.

Posted Friday, February 19, 2010

Caller Hysterics Creates Confusion for New York City Ambulance

When paramedics arrived 18 minutes after the initial call the boy was dead.

Posted Friday, February 19, 2010

Pittsburgh Officials Consider Disciplining EMS Workers

As part of the probe, Public Safety Director Michael Huss said he is reviewing calls to and from Allegheny County's 911 center.

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010






 

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