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EMS personnel hear from Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden

- 05/22/2015

LAFAYETTE, La. — Robert O’Neill, the ex-Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden, gave the keynote speech at an EMS Week and awards luncheon for Acadian Ambulance personnel. O’Neill ...


Ill. county ambulance service gets grant toward purchase of power cot

- 05/14/2015

The Gazette-Democrat MOUNDS, Ill. — The Pulaski County Ambulance Service recently received a grant from the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust, to help purchase a new power cot. The ...


IBM consultants to study increasing EMS calls at Memphis Fire

- 05/13/2015

By Linda A. Moore The Commercial Appeal MEMPHIS, Tenn. — IBM will send a team of six consultants to work with a Memphis Fire Department emergency medical services team to find solutions ...


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

Keyt.com 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

MyNewsLA.com 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 ...


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