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NY paramedic training program suspended for possible fraud

- 07/22/2014

ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. — An Onondaga County paramedic training program that was shut down last month faced a number of violations, including possible fraud. The program — a refresher ...

Medic, cameraman killed in strike on Gaza City ambulance

- 07/21/2014

Yahoo GAZA CITY — A Palestinian cameraman and a paramedic were among dozens of people killed in Gaza's Shejaiya district on Sunday as Israeli troops mounted an intensive bombardment, ...

Maine town may drop provider in EMS squabble

- 07/21/2014

By Paul Koenig Kennebec Journal RICHMOND, Maine — The decision last month by the town of Dresden to switch ambulance providers, using the city of Gardiner instead of a private company, ...

NY critical care hospital gets emergency medicine support

- 07/21/2014

By Rebecca Madden Watertown Daily Times ALEXANDRIA BAY, N.Y. — River Hospital emergency department patients soon will experience a decrease in wait time and an increase in available ...

Voters to decide fate of Wash. county EMS funding

- 07/21/2014

By Justin Runquist The Columbian VANCOUVER, Wash. — This summer, north county residents will decide the fate of a major funding tool that keeps North Country Emergency Medical Service ...

Boston graduates 20 from EMT academy

- 07/16/2014

BOSTON — Boston Emergency Medical Services on Monday graduated 20 people from its EMT academy, an emotional rite of passage for many of the participants. The event, held at The Great ...

Orthodox Jews start own volunteer EMS

- 07/14/2014

By Barbara Brotman Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Dr. Ari Kaz watched as the Hatzalah volunteers practiced splinting each other's arms. The room was a flurry of ACE wrap and so many ...

Documentary on lives of EMS providers in beginning stages

- 07/11/2014

A filmmaker plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign for "After The Call," that addresses how EMTs and paramedics deal with stress and maintain sanity in their down time.

FBI raids Los Angeles ambulance company

- 07/11/2014

LOS ANGELES — Federal agents scanned workers and confiscated boxes at Gentle Care Transport's garage, but authorities are not immediately revealing the reason for Thursday's raid ...

Mich. reports 2 cases of chikungunya

- 07/07/2014

By John Kennett The Midland Daily News MIDLAND COUNTY, Mich. — Midland County recently saw its first case of the chikungunya virus. The virus, which cannot be transmitted from person ...

EMT’s stolen car found as he recovers from fatal ambulance crash

- 07/05/2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police have recovered a car belonging to a Louisville EMT who has been recovering in the hospital from a June 23 ambulance crash. EMT Jon Johnson, along with EMT John ...

EMS expert Steven Knight joins Fitch & Associates

- 07/03/2014

Fitch & Associates today announced that fire and EMS expert Steven Knight, PhD, has joined the firm as a senior associate. Dr. Knight brings more than 25 years of fire and EMS experience ...

Medics overpaid by thousands in Texas county

- 06/20/2014

By Ciara O'Rourke Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN-TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas — Less than a month after City Council members learned that an Austin-Travis County EMS medic was overpaid ...

All-woman EMT corps to hit NYC streets

- 06/20/2014

NEW YORK — An all-female crew of about 40 Orthodox Jewish EMTs will now provide a much-needed service in a Brooklyn community. Member Rachel Freier told FOX News that the group was formed ...

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