The American Academy of Pediatrics believes most licensed U.S. prehospital emergency medical service agencies are "significantly unprepared" to appropriately care for pediatric patients during a disaster.
In January, the San Jose (Calif.) Fire Department is changing its EMS response by expanding its use of Supplemental Transport Ambulance Resources, or STAR cars.
As part of a school project, Chris Lirakis worked with LifeFlight officials to identify and plot potential landing zones throughout his hometown, doubling the number of areas where the helicopter can land in an emergency.
A unique team of Bay Area disaster specialists was dispatched on its inaugural mission last week to provide EMS in San Diego County.
Diverting patients has become a fact of life in American health care. Critics say the problem may be more acute at VA facilities.
With the demand for emergency-management training skyrocketing, three Indiana universities and a high school will offer classes -- and one bachelor's degree -- in conjunction with the new Regional Public Safety Academy set to open late next month.
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