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JEMS Announces EMS 10 Award Recipients

JEMS, in partnership with Physio-Control, Inc., announces the top 10 innovators in EMS who drove the profession forward in 2012.

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

D.C. Police, Firefighters Unions Outraged after Ambulance Wait

The unions are lashing out at what they call inexcusably long response times for ambulances for an officer who sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run.

Posted Thursday, March 7, 2013

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EMS Today: Hurricane Sandy & Its Impact on EMS Responders

New Jersey’s response to its largest 9-1-1 call in history was unprecedented.

Posted Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Congress Orders Military to Justify Using Animals in Combat Medic Training

The Pentagon must present lawmakers with a written plan to phase out "live tissue training."

Posted Monday, February 25, 2013

CDC Chief: Spending Cuts Threaten Public Health

"Our threats aren't getting cut but our ability to respond to them is."

Posted Monday, February 25, 2013

D.C. Fire and EMS Refutes Reports About Man Who Died Waiting for Ambulance

A paramedic was on scene providing appropriate care in 10 minutes.

Posted Friday, February 22, 2013

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Biden Honors Public Safety Officers with Medals

It's the nation's highest level of recognition.

Posted Wednesday, February 20, 2013

D.C. Medical Examiner Representative, Police Monitor Rail System during Inauguration

Official says plan is to provide quick response in case of death and to get trains moving.

Posted Monday, January 21, 2013

Changes Made in D.C. Sick Leave Policies after Death

After resident’s death, supervisors will be required to immediately fill vacancies.

Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013


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