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Medic retiring at 65 reflects on 38-year career

- 01/17/2015

MISSISSAUGA, Canada — Only four per cent of paramedics ever actually reach retirement age still working as paramedics, Bob Arthur notes. At the age of 65, and after 38 years, he’s ...


New ALS ambulance service launched in Texas community

- 01/02/2015

By Jayme Fraser Houston Chronicle SUGAR LAND, Texas — Sugar Land will launch its own ambulance service Thursday, a decade after the suburb southwest of Houston expressed dissatisfaction ...


Ill. fire department upgrades to ALS

- 01/01/2015

By John Reynolds The State Journal-Register SPRINGFLIED, Ill. — The Springfield Fire Department will start operating advanced life-support units in the new year that will allow it to ...


How one rural EMS agency shines at innovative patient care

- 12/22/2014

Volunteer and paid EMTs in remote area of Texas provide an expanded scope of practice through advanced prolonged critical care transport and community paramedince


How one rural EMS agency shines at innovative patient care

- 12/22/2014

In remote area stretching nearly 2,000 square miles on both sides of the U.S. and Mexico border, a combination of paid and volunteer EMS providers at Presidio Emergency Services respond to an ...


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

NJ.com 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 ...


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