A South Florida 911 dispatch supervisor was watching "I Am Mother" on Netflix while a caller unsuccessfully tried to get help after someone shot out her car's windshield, an internal affairs investigation found.
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.
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.
In this presentation, attendees will gain insight on how one Metropolitan Fire-Based EMS System took the lessons learned from a tragic mass shooting and channeled their efforts at procuring and equipping their personnel, training all responders and command staff, and revising their policies on responses to scenes of violence.
Pulsara has announced that the healthcare communication platform is the first to adopt the NEMSIS prehospital format to connect regional systems of care.
The city’s emergency medical services are being overtaxed, leading to “level zero” status every day, according to KTVU-TV.
A new system is now in place between Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS) and local police if emergency medical crews are being assaulted.
City-based ambulances are now running at Muncie Fire Rescue and Emergency Medical Services and according to one report, trains slowing response times caused the changes.
The New York Daily News is reporting the city’s EMS service and the NYPD are being targeted by an anonymous threat.