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Calif. EMS chief to retire after 30 years

- 10/21/2014

By Jondi Gumz Santa Cruz Sentinel SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Dr. Kent Benedict, emergency medical service chief for Santa Cruz and San Benito counties, announced Monday that he will retire ...


Volunteer ambulance co. defends service as town looks to switch

- 09/19/2014

By Peter Marteka The Hartford Courant GLASTONBURY, Conn. — With officials reviewing how it provides ambulances and paramedics during emergencies — the current provider defended ...


Ind. county continues contract with local EMS provider

- 09/16/2014

By Jessica Wray Evansville Courier & Press BOONVILLE, Ind. — Warrick County Commissioners tapped St. Mary’s Warrick Monday evening to continue providing emergency medical ...


Inside EMS Podcast: Do response time goals really matter?

- 09/12/2014

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 response times in light of a recent ...


Lawmakers push to reauthorize 9/11 compensation law for ill responders

- 09/09/2014

By Jonathan Lemire The Associated Press NEW YORK — Days before the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, elected officials from New York called on Congress to reauthorize ...


Honolulu EMS makes smooth transition to 12-hour shifts

- 09/08/2014

By Gordon Y.K. Pang The Honolulu Star-Advertiser HONOLULU — Operations at the city's Emergency Medical Services Division appear to be running smoothly following a conversion to ...


Medic, pilot killed in Canada air ambulance crash

- 08/17/2014

The medic has been identified William Mallock; a second pilot and nurse survived the crash on the way back from dropping off a paitent


LODD: Medic, pilot killed in Canada air ambulance crash

- 08/17/2014

CTV News NEW BRUNSWICK, Canada — A paramedic and a pilot are dead after a chartered plane crash on Grand Manan Island, N.B., Ambulance New Brunswick said Saturday. The plane crashed ...


Responders acted appropriately, hospital responsible for not transporting patient still alive

- 08/16/2014

They voiced concern about not taking the gunshot victim to the hospital, but in the end listened to a Vanderbilt ER doctor who told them not to transport


Responders acted appropriately, hospital takes blame for not transporting patient

- 08/16/2014

NewsChannel5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eight Metro Nashville Fire Department personnel will be back on the job next week. Fire Chief Ricky White put them on administrative leave Wednesday, ...


Ky. medic accused of incorrect death call to face review board

- 08/13/2014

The Interior Journal LEXINGTON, Ky. — A complaint against a Lincoln County paramedic who allegedly incorrectly reported that an unresponsive woman was dead has been referred for further ...


How Grady EMS managed 2 Ebola patient transports

- 08/12/2014

Two hours. That’s all the time crews would have needed to prepare for the transport of an Ebola patient into the U.S., said Atlanta-based Grady EMS Interim Director Wade Miles. “The ...


Pa. borough hires EMS chief

- 08/12/2014

Lauren Cappuccio Public Opinion CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Howard R. "Butch" Leonhard Jr., who had been serving as the acting Emergency Services Chief for Chambersburg Fire Department ...


Honolulu reaches EMS deal for 4-day weeks

- 08/12/2014

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser HONOLULU — Officials with the city have apparently reached an agreement with the United Public Workers union that would allow paramedics and emergency medical ...


N.C. EMS suspended from medical calls during investigation

- 08/08/2014

RICHLANDS, N.C. — Richlands Volunteer EMS Rescue serviced has been suspended from responding to certain medical calls in light of a state investigation into a complaint filed against the ...


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