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PA EMT Charged with Illegally Recording Interactions with Patients

Authorities said they filed a felony count of interception disclosure or use of wire or oral communications against Nathan G. Appel.

Mexico City says Hospitals Have Beds; Paramedics Can’t Find Them

For three days last week, Mexico saw national deaths surge by more than 1,500 with the total past 150,000, making it the world’s fourth-highest mortality toll.

RI Bill Aims to Transport Wounded K-9s in Ambulances

Legislation calls for law enforcement K9s injured on the job to get life-saving emergency medical services while in the ambulance.
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Panama City (FL) Ambulance Joyride Leads to Arrest

Police arrested 51-year-old Paul Morello after he allegedly stole a Gulf County EMS ambulance from Ascension Sacred Heart Bay hospital.
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Medfield (MA) Faces Shortage of Paramedics, Firefighters

The department is down two full-time paramedics. It needs at least 20 on-call staffers to meet state standards.
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San Diego (CA) Closer to Switching Ambulance Providers after City Rejects Protest by AMR

San Diego's efforts to find a new ambulance provider come after years of complaints about service levels and response times.

Study: Philadelphia (PA) Police Save Lives by Taking Gunshot, Stabbing Victims to Hospital

Philadelphia police officers took on a greater share of the job of transporting the wounded to hospital trauma centers. It saved lives.

New Safety Rules Not Implemented Since Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash

Air ambulances are required to have a terrain awareness warning system while commercial helicopters do not.
FILE - This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. According to two new studies released on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, people who have antibodies from infection with the coronavirus seem less likely to get a second infection for several months and maybe longer.

MN Community Paramedics Help Homeless Facing COVID-19

When an outbreak hit Rochester's homeless population, a group of paramedics stepped up to bring clinical care to unhoused people who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
Bunting is placed around the ambulance bay of the Templeton Fire Department in memory of EMT Tracy Ferrazza.

Off-Duty Templeton (MA) EMT Dies in Crash

EMT Tracy Ferrazza, 52, of Templeton, was killed when her car left the road, struck a utility pole and overturned, authorities said.