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Ohio Trauma Registry Suffering from Lack of Funds and Staff

Lawmakers set up the database 11 years ago in hopes of learning more about trauma care in the state. But state trauma coordinator Tim Erskine says they underestimated the demands.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

Florida Ambulance Service Improved Response Times and Saved Money

In all areas, the report maintains, county Fire Rescue has improved the ambulance corps since assuming those duties from the Emergency Medical Services Alliance, or EMSA.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

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Destination Decisions

EMS providers have a responsibility to take patients to the hospital that can provide the most appropriate care, even if it isn't the patient's facility of choice.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

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Maryland Paramedics, Firefighters Meet Woman and Child Saved from Horrible Assault

They treated an adult female, in her 20 s, which had been the victim of an assault and presented the most horrific injuries that anyone had ever seen or dealt with.

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010

Police: Ambulance was Responding Illegally When Crashing into SUV

Police say Joseph Sims Jr. took an ambulance from the Middle Township Ambulance Corps building after the 911 call Tuesday.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

Ambulance Service Board Approves City Fire Chief as MAST CEO

The ambulance service is scheduled to be folded into the Fire Department by April 25.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

Wisconsin County Executive Signs Paramedic Funding Legislation

He agrees to $3.5M in funding for paramedics, something the County Executive would have eliminated in his first proposal.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010

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WMD Commission Says U.S. Fails to be prepared for a Biological Attack

"Especially troubling is the lack of priority given to the development of medical countermeasures - the vaccines and medicines that would be required to mitigate the consequences of an attack," the report said.

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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New Jersey EMS Task Force Members Gather for Annual Meeting

Pawlak also said plans were underway for the EMS Task Force to participate in multiple large-scale drills, including a possible drill at the Trenton rail station, a possible spring drill in the Newark area, and a large-scale, multi-day event in New Jersey.

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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