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Growing Number of Communities Are Using Smart911

Smart911 is a voluntary database that allows people to enter personal information, such as medical conditions, that gives dispatchers information necessary information.

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2012

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EMS Safety Experts Meet in Washington

It may be National Safety Month, but safety is every day for some EMS leaders.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Video: D.C. Firefighters Fall Sick Hours after Fire

Eight firefighters were treated after complaining of respiratory problems and sickness.

Posted Thursday, May 24, 2012

FDA Says Xarelto Reduced Deadly Heart Attacks

They said, however, it increases the risk of internal bleeding.

Posted Monday, May 21, 2012

Report: DC's Emergency River Rescue Boat Obsolete

The Fire and EMS Department doesn't have a plan to replace it.

Posted Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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Participants Assess 2012 EMS on the Hill Day

Four bills in the mission of the 2012 EMS on the Hill Day received mixed results.

Posted Thursday, March 22, 2012

FDA, Industry Not Waiting for Congress on Drug Shortages

Few expect Congress to produce a quick solution to the shortages, which remain a threat to patient care.

Posted Monday, March 12, 2012

D.C. Fire/EMS Chief Never Fully Vetted

The complaint is supported by statements attesting to inappropriate behavior and intimidation on the part of Chief Kenneth Ellerbe when he headed the Sarasota County (Fla.) Fire Department.

Posted Thursday, March 8, 2012

NEMSAC to Meet March 28-30

The March National EMS Advisory Council meeting will include a roundtable on the EMS Education Agenda for the Future.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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