Paramedic school is over, your new patch is sewn on, and you have your stethoscope around your neck. The last 16 months have been some of the toughest and miserable moments of your life. You have passed all the tests and the state cleared you for your license. You walk in the door at the station and it suddenly hits you – you have no idea what you are doing.
More than half of seriously ill Medicare enrollees face financial hardships with medical bills, with prescription drug costs the leading problem, according to a study published Monday.
JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman is at the 2019 American Ambulance Association (AAA) Annual Conference & Trade Show at the Gaylord Resort in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is sharing the keynote presentation with AAA board member Rob Lawrence.
Facing the threat of a disaster or managing the aftermath of such an incident, either natural or manmade, can be tragic.
The top cop of this Texas county reportedly says private ambulances are not responding to emergency calls when requested.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking to expand prior authorization for non-emergency medical transportation in ambulances to a nationwide model.
American Medical Response (AMR) employees in Western Massachusetts will receive an immediate pay increase after employees voted in favor of the market adjustment offered by AMR last week.
A federal jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the plaintiffs, 2,519 EMTs and Paramedics employed by the City of New York, in an action brought pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Thirty years after a child’s death and after reforms were made to the system, Illinois’ oversight of hospital diversion is flawed, according to a bombshell report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Cabell County EMS employees are looking to unionize, according to a report by WOWK-TV.