Medshore Ambulance (SC) Says Improvements Are Underway

Medshore Ambulance officials discussed ways they're working to improve Bamberg County's ambulance service and their efforts to add another truck.
Porter County Central Communications (911) logo

New 911 Dispatch Center Settles into Old Jail Quarters in Porter County (IN)

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The old jail building was sold, then repurchased by the county when the commissioners began evaluating space needs several years ago.
The photo shows the back of an ambulance.

Telemedicine Framework for EMS and 911

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The new resource provides opportunities to leverage telemedicine to deliver high-quality and cost-efficient care.
A firefighter from the 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron, listens to a walkie-talkie during an exercise at RAF Molesworth, England, Sept. 23, 2020.

Public Access to Honolulu (HI) Police and Fire Scanners to End

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The public's long-standing access to routine radio communications by Honolulu police and firefighters is coming to an end.
The photo shows a Burlington Fire Department ambulance parked outside the station.

Students Get First-Hand Look at Emergency Response in Burlington (IA)

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Paramedics and firefighters swarmed the parking lot of Burlington High School on Thursday in an effort to rescue "Randy" from a car. It was only a drill.
Chapter head Vicki Tiferet treating a simulated injury during the drill.

United Hatzalah Holds Combined Mass-Casualty Incident Training Just Days after Real MCI

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On May 4, 2021, just five days after the Meron tragedy, United Hatzalah held a mass-casualty-incident (MCI) training drill in the northern city of Kiryat Shmona

South Dakota Officials Plan for State’s EMS Future

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Officials in South Dakota are working on a plan on how to fund and staff the state’s emergency medical services in the future. According to...
Health Scholars has launched a study to assess the value of VR training among emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in three Colorado fire districts.

NIST-Funded Study Looks at Virtual Reality Pediatric Emergency Training for EMS

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Health Scholars has launched a study to assess the value of VR training among emergency medical services personnel in Colorado.
A group shot from the first annual May-Day Surf Lifesaving Resuscitation Symposium in Sea Bright, New Jersey.

May-Day! Surf Lifesaving Resuscitation Symposium Held in NJ

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The inaugural May-Day Surf Lifesaving Resuscitation Symposium was recently held in Sea Bright, New Jersey.
Claudel Gedeon stands in uniform in front of an air ambulance.

Man Wants to Be Haiti’s First Paramedic

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Claudel Gedeon is looking to become Haiti’s first paramedic – but he needs your help.
A look at a common cause of sudden death: Prolonged QT

A Look at a Common Cause of Sudden Death: Acute Myocardial Infarction

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This is a look at acute myocardial infarction, one of the five common causes of sudden unexpected death that every EMS provider should know.

A Look at a Common Cause of Sudden Death: Prolonged QT

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This is a look at five common causes of sudden unexpected death that every EMS provider should know, starting with prolonged QT.

Virginia IsoPod Training

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Crews have conducted training with the IsoPod, a device designed to isolate highly infectious or (internally) chemically contaminated patients.
American Medical Response New Haven

AMR New Haven (CT) Sees Success with Earn While You Learn Academy

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The program provides on-the-job training while participants take the required certification courses to become EMTs.

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