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Loma Linda University Medical Center Gets New Mobile Telemedicine Vehicle

Loma Linda University Medical Center gets a new Mobile Telemedicine Vehicle -- a combination mobile medical command center and telemedicine center.

Posted Monday, November 5, 2007

San Jose Fire Department s Pilot Program Sends STAR Cars Out On Non-Emergency Calls

In January, the San Jose (Calif.) Fire Department is changing its EMS response by expanding its use of Supplemental Transport Ambulance Resources, or STAR cars.

Posted Tuesday, October 30, 2007

New Salt Lake Trauma Center Ready for Action

The opening of the new Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, is expected improve trauma care.

Posted Monday, October 29, 2007

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Fire's Destructive Path

Wildfires fanned by fierce desert winds consumed huge swaths of bone-dry Southern California yesterday, burning dozens of buildings and threatening hundreds more from Malibu to San Diego, including a jail, a hospital and nursing homes.

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Thousands relive a disaster

As this county burned, firefighters confronted a familiar reality: too few resources and not enough personnel to effectively make a stand.

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2007

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The New National Standard for Equipment on Ambulances

Report adheres to the principle that EMTs at all levels must have the appropriate equipment and supplies to optimize prehospital delivery of care.

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2007

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Ambulance Strike Teams

The recent fires in California served as a testing ground for a new ambulance strike team concept. Prior to these fires, ambulance strike teams that included private providers had not been successfully deployed to an actual disaster. But the severity and ferocity of these massive fires required a unified system combining both fire-based and nonfire-based private provider resources.

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2007

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The New National Standard for Equipment on Ambulances

Report adheres to the principle that EMTs at all levels must have the appropriate equipment and supplies to optimize prehospital delivery of care.

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Flaws Seen in Dispatch System for Air Ambulances

The growth in for-profit air ambulance operators nationally has given EMS providers more options, but it also has subjected them to marketing pitches and other influences that can affect patient care.

Posted Monday, October 22, 2007






 

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