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Paramedics transport a patient with COVID-19 disease from the Usti nad Orlici Hospital, Czech Republic, to the Raciborz Hospital in Poland, on March 9, 2021.

COVID-19 Patients Moved Abroad as Czech Hospitals Struggle

Record numbers of COVID-19 patients filling up intensive care units in the Czech Republic.
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Traverse City (MI) Firefighters Flag MMR Issues

Firefighters in Traverse City are concerned the city's outside emergency medical services provider is increasingly leaving them without backup.
Ambulances line up outside of St. David's South Austin Medical Center in preparation to transport patients in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021.

TX Hospitals Confront Water Shortages in Winter Storm Aftermath

Hospitals scrambled to care for patients amid record cold temperatures, snow and ice.
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Austin (TX) Paramedic Kept a 98-Year-Old Patient Warm Through Transport

With an ambulance stuck in the snow, Austin paramedics had to resort to warming a 98-year-old patient in a utility vehicle.
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First Response Objects as Decatur (AL) Hospitals Now Allowed to Transport Some Patients

Decatur Morgan Hospital will begin this week transporting non-emergency patients between its facilities during the coronavirus pandemic.

Too Hot to Handle: Prehospital Stabilization of the Burn Patient

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Delivered in a logical and pragmatic format, this presentation delivers case studies to highlight the role of EMS in the stabilization of the burn patient including discussion of initial triage, fluid resuscitation, intubation decisions, inhalation injuries and treatment interventions. Emergent care and stabilization of the patient with a thermal injury can determine both short-term and long-term outcomes, including survivability. Vivid photographs and interactive slides complement this session.

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Coronavirus Surge Forces NE Ambulances to Transport Patients Hundreds of Miles Away

A surge of coronavirus cases across the Cornhusker State is straining the state's private ambulance companies.

Cambridge Consulting Group Announces Launch

The Cambridge Consulting Group is a confederation of national experts in emergency medical services, medical transportation, ambulance operations and community paramedic programs.

Colorado Family Billed $3K After Man Dies in Broken Ambulance

Limon man died in ambulance broken down during hospital transport.

CMS Selects Applicants for Participation in Innovative Payment Model with New Emergency Treatment and...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the selection of 205 applicants to participate in the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model.