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Technology Isn't Always Fail-Proof

A new paramedic is told in class to prepare for times when technology fails.

Posted Sunday, August 17, 2008

A Cure for Chronic Callers

Baltimore curbs excess 911 calls by connecting repeat callers with essential services.

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008

Call for More Funds to Aid WTC Workers

Hundreds who served as first responders at the World Trade Center are still suffering health problems, and more money is needed.

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008

Solar-Powered Ambulances

The world's first solar-powered ambulance will soon roll on the streets of Denver.

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008

Wind Turbines Create Concerns for Medical Copters

Medical helicopters in Wisconsin are finding conditions near wind farms too dangerous to land.

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008

Emergency Medical Technician Registry Created through Bill

A bill to create a statewide standard for background checks for EMTs and establish a central EMT and paramedic registry was approved by the California Senate Appropriations Committee.

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008

Fired 911 Dispatcher to Appeal Dismissal

She's accused of botching a 911 call that led to a woman's death. Now, Gina Conteh wants her job back

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008

New Technology in Baltimore Ambulances Could Save 15 Minutes -- and Lives

Twenty-five percent of Baltimore s ambulances are now equipped to wirelessly transmit ECGs to hospital emergency departments.

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008

Paramedic Degree Program Set

Owensboro Community and Technical College and State Fire/Rescue Training partnered to create a degree program for paramedic training.

Posted Thursday, August 14, 2008


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