Daniel Young

Park River Ambulance (ND) President Keeps Pushing Boundaries for Good

The North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association recognized Daniel Young as the NDEMS Provider of the Year.
The Contra Costa County (CA) Fire Protection District is working with Tele911 to help make the system more efficient.

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of...

Tele911 allows departments to better serve patients through technology while keeping highly trained paramedics available for critical calls.

Mental Health Calls Spike in the Pandemic in AL, Experts Say

Officials with the Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama in Decatur said they are fielding more calls dealing with isolation
The photo shows the front grill of an ambulance.

Lake George (NY) Delays Vote on EMS District

The Town Board held off on a vote approving the formation of a town-run ambulance service after residents expressed concerns over taxes.

American College of Surgeons Seeks Feedback As It Revises Field Triage Guidelines

The National Registry is encouraging EMS practitioners, including all its stakeholders, to provide feedback to the ACS that can be considered as it embarks on a revision of current Field Triage Guidelines.
Hamilton First Aid & Rescue Squad became part of the Shark River Hills First Aid Squad on Jan. 1, 2021.

Stronger Together: Two NJ EMS Squads Merge

To start 2021, Hamilton First Aid & Rescue Squad officially became part of the Shark River Hills First Aid Squad.

L.A. County EMS Told to Conserve Oxygen, Don’t Transport Patients with Little Chance of...

Crews should conserve oxygen by administering it only to patients who had oxygen saturation levels below 90%.

New St. Louis (MO) Program to Divert Mental Health Calls Away from 911

If all goes according to plan, thousands of 911 calls beginning this month will not reach St. Louis police or fire personnel.
In this Dec. 29, 2020 file photo, debris remains on the sidewalk in front of buildings damaged in a Christmas Day explosion in Nashville, Tenn. The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to communications outages over hundreds of miles in the southern U.S., raising concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. networks. Widespread service outages followed the explosion, which damaged a major AT&T network hub, extended hundreds of miles to at least four neighboring states, disrupting 911 call centers, hospitals and flights out of the Nashville airport.

Nashville (TN) Bombing Spotlights Vulnerable Voice, Data Networks

The Christmas Day bombing in downtown Nashville led to phone and data service outages and disruptions over hundreds of miles in the southern U.S., raising new concerns about the vulnerability of U.S. communications.

NY Dispatcher Coaches Couple as Baby is Born in Parking Lot

Dispatcher Jennifer Mazgajewski would help the couple make it through the next eight harrowing minutes — an exchange captured on an audio recording of the 911 call and shared Wednesday by the Cheektowaga Police Department.

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