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Senate OKs Health Care Measure, Reaching Milestone

Senate Democrats passed a landmark health care bill that would require nearly every American to carry insurance, and subsidies would be provided to help low-income people to do so.

Posted Thursday, December 24, 2009

Minnesota Legislation Helps Put Veterans in Rural Areas as Medics

The amendment is based on the Veterans-to-Paramedics Transition Act, which would streamline civilian paramedic training for returning veterans.

Posted Friday, December 18, 2009

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To the Summit: Government & industry convene to address ambulance safety

Government agencies and private organizations join forces to address ambulance safety; Agencies proactively address regional paramedic shortages; JEMS legal experts caution against too-real training; and more.

Posted Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Lakewood Township Votes to Dissolve Current EMS Department

Privatizing the service would potentially save the town between $800,000 and $1 million, according to Langert.

Posted Friday, December 11, 2009

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Teamwork Means AEDs on Every Block in Sedona

Fire, EMS and city employees work together to maintain 46 AEDs that are prominently displayed around the city of Sedona, Ariz. Learn how the program was created, and how the devices are maintained.

Posted Thursday, December 10, 2009

Complaints Raised Concerning Utah Ambulance Monopoly

Since 2006, the year Southwest set up shop in Salt Lake City, Gold Cross has funneled more than $154,000 to political campaigns through dinners, barbecues and golf tournaments.

Posted Monday, December 7, 2009

Lowell Town Council Concerned Over No-Response Flu Policy

Under the new policy, which was also instituted briefly during a flu outbreak last spring, dispatchers have stopped sending firefighters to medical calls where flu might be present.

Posted Monday, December 7, 2009

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Senate Committee Approves Leahy Bill to Extend Federal Death Payments to Nonprofit EMS Personnel

Bill Named In Tribute To Bennington, Vermont, EMT Dale Long.

Posted Friday, December 4, 2009

Boston Mayor Calls for Review of EMS Call Involving Cardiac Arrest

According to documents obtained by the I-Team, a Boston EMS dispatcher coded the emergency call as a priority 2 call.

Posted Friday, December 4, 2009


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