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Student EMTs win speaker competition at EMS conference

- 04/04/2015

By Melissa Kain The Tufts Daily MEDFORD, Mass. — Montane Silverman and Noa Yee, members of Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS), won the Richard W. Vomacka Student Speaker competition ...

Portland paramedic receives innovation award for CISM program

- 03/17/2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Bill Lang, a paramedic for American Medical Response (AMR) in Portland, was named one of the Top 10 Innovators in the EMS industry. He was recognized for developing a comprehensive ...

How the EMS Field Bill can help fund the industry’s future

- 02/18/2015

Experts have long recognized that EMS should serve as a vital link in a coordinated health care system, and the EMS Field Bill is critical to helping EMS establish long-term sustainability. The ...

EMT recognized for cardiac arrest save

- 02/05/2015

AMR honored Dallas Arenas; she became an EMT after losing a family member in a car crash and is attending paramedic school

Fire, EMS agencies in 2 Pa. counties to share nearly $1M in grants

- 02/05/2015

By Valerie Myers Erie Times-News, Pa. ERIE COUNTY -- First responders in Erie and Crawford counties will receive more than $903,013 in state grants for equipment, building or debt improvements. The ...

Wis. fire department gets grant for iPads

- 01/06/2015

Beloit Daily News TURTLE, Wis. — Firefighters may be just a bit safer in the Town of Turtle. The fire department received a grant from FM Global to implement the latest technology in ...

Calif. medics honored for courageous actions after crash

- 12/18/2014

By Ruth Brown The Bakersfield Californian BAKERSFIELD, Calf. — The collision left the ambulance on its roof. Paramedic Armando Lazaro, 33, and Kern County firefighter Adam Bickford, ...

Calif. college receives $10,000 for EMS program

- 12/04/2014 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cuesta College students will benefit from a $20,000 grant recently awarded by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The “Supporting Student Success” ...

$2.3 million grant supports research to predict sudden cardiac arrest

- 12/04/2014 LOS ANGELES — A physician-researcher at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute will use a $2.3 million grant to study how to better predict sudden cardiac arrest, the deadly heart ...

Fla. medic saves wife, then husband, 13 months apart

- 12/01/2014

By Linda Trischitta Sun Sentinel POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A colleague calls Pompano Beach Firefighter/Paramedic Marc Piper one of the "shamans" of Fire Rescue Station 52, but ...

Memorial Hermann Life Flight wins Texas air medical service of the year

- 11/29/2014

HOUSTON, Texas — Memorial Hermann Life Flight was recognized with the Texas Department of State Health Services’ 2014 EMS Air Medical Service of the Year Award. The award honors a ...

4 tips for EMS agencies to secure AFG funding

- 11/19/2014

Since 2001, the Assistance to Firefighter Grant has helped firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, vehicles, training and other resources ...

20 years of EMS: EMS World editorial director reflects

- 11/19/2014

Nancy Perry talks about how MCI responses led to more public recognition, and shifts toward fire-based EMS and mobile integrated health care.

Okla. paramedic student wins national scholarship

- 11/18/2014

The Oklahoman OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Jeremy McQuerry, a student in emergency medical services at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City, recently was awarded a $1,000 EMS Success scholarship. Only ...

Jay Fitch receives NAEMT’s lifetime achievement award

- 11/17/2014

By Keith Griffiths, EMS1 Contributor Jay Fitch received The National Association of Emergency Medical Technician’s highest honor this month when he accepted the Rocco V. Morando Lifetime ...

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