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D.C. Police Investigate EMS, Toddler Death as Homicide

Police Chief Cathy Lanier says that investigation will be handled by the homicide detectives in the Special Victim's Unit.

Posted Friday, March 12, 2010

L.A. City Council Considers Cutting Ambulances

The Los Angeles City Council was considering more cuts in the fire department's ambulances Tuesday when a councilman's aide collapsed.

Posted Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Jackson Health System Nears Insolvency

Jackson Memorial is the only Level One trauma center, capable of handling the most severe medical emergencies, set up to provide 24-hour emergency care in Miami-Dade, the most populous county in Florida and the 8th largest in the nation.

Posted Thursday, March 11, 2010

Albuquerque Works to Clarify Ambulance Contract

There's been some tension brewing between the Albuquerque Fire Department and the ambulance company contracted to handle emergency transports.

Posted Wednesday, March 10, 2010

North Carolina County Works to Improve EMS Communications

Emergency workers in Columbus County are currently unable to communicate with dispatch operators at the 911 center.

Posted Tuesday, March 9, 2010

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Registering Change: CARES helps EMS improve performance on cardiac arrest calls

CARES registry tracks EMS cardiac resuscitation performance; FICEMS finds states woefully unprepared for flu pandemic; DC Fire & EMS at the center of a wrongful death suit as medical director steps down; and more.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

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Colorado Hospital Voices Violence Concerns

The Colorado Hospital Association wants to increase the punishment for harming an emergency worker, like a doctor, nurse or paramedic.

Posted Monday, March 1, 2010

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

Director Takes Stand against Open EMS Records Legislation

"Of course patients have a right to privacy, but EMS technicians don't," Rogers said. "The public should know who's treating them."

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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