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Study favoring BLS for cardiac arrest is narrow look at issue

- 12/04/2014

The long simmering debate about the efficacy of advanced life support (ALS) procedures has bubbled up again in response to the results of a recent Harvard University study that links ALS care ...

ALS for cardiac arrest linked to more deaths, study finds

- 12/04/2014

PBS Emergency treatments delivered in ambulances that offer “Advanced Life Support” for cardiac arrest may be linked to more death, comas and brain damage than those providing ...

New manager accuses Mich. EMS of overbilling

- 11/06/2014

By Michelle Merlin The Record-Eagle TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.— Elk Rapids Township's emergency medical crews wrongly transported patients in an Advanced Life Support ambulance without ...

Audit: Pittsburgh needs faster response times

- 10/30/2014

By Robert Zullo Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Pittsburgh’s Bureau of Emergency Medical Services needs to make lowering its response times “a major bureau objective,” ...

Inside EMS Podcast: Does EMS need cameras in ambulances?

- 10/17/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a medic accused of fondling a woman ...

Quick Clip: Can more BLS free up ALS for community roles?

- 10/16/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson debate the idea of putting more BLS providers on the street in order to move ALS ...

Video: Responder with ALS featured on DeGeneres show

- 10/05/2014

Celebrity News Ellen DeGeneres took some time out of her show on Friday, Oct. 3, to honor two very special guests, former firefighter Matt Onyshko and his wife, Jessica. The comedienne received ...

Calif. voters to consider 8 tax measures for EMS services

- 10/01/2014

By Megan Hansen The Marin Independent Journal MARIN COUNTY, Calif. — As Central Marin voters gear up for the November election, they will have to consider whether to support eight different ...

NJ EMT who died of ALS remembered for compassion

- 09/21/2014 HOBOKEN, N.J. — Twenty-three years ago, a car crash in Hoboken brought two close friends together. Earl “Jim” Artle sprung to the aid of a taxi driver involved ...

EMS1's Kris Kaull Responds to EMS World's Ice Bucket Challenge

- 08/26/2014

Kris Kaull, co-founder of EMS1, was recently called out by EMS World's Scott Cravens. In this video, he bravely accepts the ALS Challenge and in turn nominates...the NAEMT Executive Staff!

EMS ice bucket challenge

- 08/26/2014

Oyen, Alberta EMS team take on the ice bucket challenge

Chicago EMS changes moving in the wrong direction

- 07/31/2014

I'm lucky to have found my passion so early in my adult life. As a field-care professional for over 30 years, I've been witness to a few revolutionary steps that shifted the industry. System ...

Chicago firefighter contract upgrades ambulances

- 07/31/2014

By Fran Spielman The Sun-Times CHICAGO — Chicago will get a dramatic upgrade in ambulance care — and firefighters will get $32 million in back pay — under a five-year ...

N.Y. village hires medic to help fire department

- 07/05/2014

By Denise M. Bonilla Newsday LINDENHURST, N.Y. — The Village of Lindenhurst has hired a paramedic with controlled substance expertise to assist the fire department in meeting a new ...

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