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Vial of Life Program a Success in Maine

In less than six months, about 1,000 Vial of Life canisters have been distributed in the Lewiston, Maine, rendering the program temporarily out of stock and a major success.

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2007

High School Students Get a Jump Start in Health Careers

High school students are qualifying for EMT careers by graduation.

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Whittier, Calif., High Schools to Offer Career Academies

Students in the Whittier (Calif.) Union High School District will have more opportunities to combine their high school education and career goals, including paramedicine, beginning next fall.

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Hospitals Go XL to Help Patients: Dignity and Safety Are Key

With as many as 1 in 5 Americans considered obese hospitals are investing in equipment that provides comfort, safety and dignity for such people.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Colorado Bill Would Require More Insurance, Aid Hospital Collections

Since July 2003, Colorado hospitals have lost $80 million a year on collections, at least partly because the state dropped no-fault auto policies.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

EMT Charged in Fatal Crash Fired Under Zero Tolerance Policy

A Butler County, Pa., ambulance driver who is charged with drunken driving and causing a fatal collision while on the job will be fired under the Cranberry Ambulance Company's zero-tolerance policy.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Stockton Dispatch Dispute Talks Dissolve; Opts for Trial

Talks between the city of Stockton and San Joaquin County officials have broken down and it appears a contentious lawsuit over who dispatches first responders to emergencies will go to trial in spring.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Virginia Beach Breaks Ground on New Digs

Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad and city leaders broke ground recently for a 15,000-square-foot building that will house Station 8 on Bayne Drive. The $5 million project will be completed in 2008.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Couple to Donate $27.5M to Bay Area Hospital

A Palo Alto, Calif., couple with deep Silicon Valley roots announced Friday they will donate $27.5 million to build a new state-of-the-art emergency room at Stanford Hospital.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007


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