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D.C. Paramedic Staffing Plan Met with Skepticism

Chief says call volume, not manpower, is the issue.

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Washington Fire Chief Plans Removal of ALS Transport

Schedule adjustment will rely on paramedic engine companies for off-peak hours.

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Report Finds D.C. Fire Boat Needs Significant Repairs

John H. Glenn Jr. was found “obsolete” in an earlier report.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2012

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Overwork, Stress Causing D.C. Paramedic Shortage

"You cannot go home, you will be put on charges,”

Posted Tuesday, November 6, 2012

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FDA Regulation of Pharmacies Has Knotty History

This isn't the first time Congress has pushed for more authority over the industry.

Posted Friday, October 12, 2012

Lawmakers Seek More Regulation of Compounded Drugs

This comes in the wake of a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injections.

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012

International Association of EMS Chiefs Announces Leadership Summit Speakers

The International Association of EMS Chiefs Leadership Summit will be Oct. 26-29 in Washington, D.C.

Posted Monday, October 8, 2012

FDA Approves Less-Invasive Heart Defibrillator

The new device uses wires that sit just below the skin's surface and don't need to be threaded through the heart's blood vessels.

Posted Monday, October 1, 2012

New Bill Will Streamline Licensing Requirements for Military Veteran EMTs

It will prevent unnecessary duplication in training.

Posted Friday, September 21, 2012


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