Quality Assurance

Mass. FD Takes Over Ambulance Service

Since officials learned in April that Am-B-Care Ambulance Service was terminating its contract with the city, they have come up with a plan that avoided the layoff of 14 firefighters, saved a $250,000 grant, and will provide needed ambulance coverage.

Posted Thursday, August 6, 2009

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EMS Physician Named to Dept. of Homeland Security

Dr. Alexander Garza, a former medical director from Kansas City, has been confirmed the assistant secretary and chief medical officer for the Department of Homeland Security.

Posted Thursday, August 6, 2009

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The Omega Project: Reclassifying Non-Emergency Calls

Medic, the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) EMS agency, has a new approach for dealing with a common problem: Increased demand with decreased funding.

Posted Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Guest Commentary: Pass it On

Having problems getting through your to-do list? Learn how to delegate tasks to your subordinates to free up some time.

Posted Monday, August 3, 2009

Problems with Medics, Police at Baltimore Homicides

Baltimore paramedics prematurely pronounced a patient dead over the weekend while at the scene of a police involved shooting in Northwest Baltimore.

Posted Sunday, August 2, 2009

Indictments in EMT Training Fraud

Former police Chief Walter Cullen was among four people indicted on public corruption charges yesterday, following a monthslong grand jury investigation into falsified EMT training records.

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009

Tenn. City Considers Exclusive Ambulance Service

The Cleveland City Council voted to reserve the right to provide exclusive ambulance services to city residents.

Posted Friday, July 31, 2009

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I am HIPAA, Hear Me Roar

Read this if you're confused about what exactly you can and can't do under HIPAA regulations.

Posted Thursday, July 30, 2009

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I am HIPAA, Hear Me Roar

Read this if you're confused about what exactly you can and can't do under HIPAA regulations.

Posted Thursday, July 30, 2009


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