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COVID-19, Coverage Area at Heart of Decatur (AL) Ambulance Controversy

First Response Ambulance and Decatur Morgan Hospital are at odds with one another as the hospital looks to expand its ground-based ambulance service.
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Newport News (VA) Launches Community Assistance Response Program

The Community Assistance Response program places trained paramedics and mental health professionals at the forefront of calls for service when a person is having a crisis.
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Jon Krohmer, NHTSA’s Office of EMS Director, to Retire

Jon Krohmer, MD, will be retiring in November after 15 years of federal service.
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Paramedic Jobs: Week of July 26, 2021

Are you looking for a paramedic job? Let JEMS help you! Every week, we'll be highlighting some of the best jobs out there.
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Rural EMS in CO: Underfunded, Overworked and Urgently Needed

Unlike police and fire, EMS is not considered an essential service by Colorado, which is the norm in this country.
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Board Recommends $5,000 supplement for Decatur (AL) Fire Paramedics

Decatur Fire & Rescue and the Personnel Board are hoping a $5,000 supplement is an offer that paramedic-trained recruits can't refuse.
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Sedgwick County (KS) Manager Apologizes to EMS Employees about Concerns with Leadership

Sedgwick County Manager Tom Stolz said he was sorry for not being more proactive with communicating with EMS employees.
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Sedgwick County (KS) EMS Director Ousted

Dr. John Gallagher was removed from his position following an investigation into slow response times and a staff revolt.
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Robeson County (NC) EMS Testing Body Cameras

Wednesday marked the start of a 14-day testing and evaluation phase for six body cameras being incorporated into patient care.
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First Response (AL) Sounds Warning as Hospital’s Ambulance Fleet Expands

Decatur Morgan Hospital is creating a full-scale ambulance service that can handle citywide transports and emergency calls.

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