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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 ...


Ark. EMS wins national technology award

- 08/08/2014

Times Record FORT SMITH, Ark. — The Fort Smith EMS 911 Communications Center has been recognized nationally for its leadership in technology. The Association of Public-Safety Communications ...


Md. medic lets women hitch ride on gridlocked ambulance

- 08/08/2014

DelmarvaNow OCEAN CITY, Md. — While his ambulance slogged through gridlocked traffic caused by the stuck-open Route 50 bridge, an Ocean City paramedic let two women walking on the road ...


EMTs: We stopped cops from beating disturbed patient on stretcher

- 08/06/2014

NEW YORK — Two FDNY EMTs say they had to physically intervene to stop four police officers from beating a handcuffed emotionally disturbed patient on a stretcher. The violence broke ...


S.C. EMS leader receives Patriot Award

- 07/30/2014

He was honored by the Department of Defense for helping to assemble medical supplies for the N.C. Army National Guard to use for training


S.C. EMS leader receives Patriot Award

- 07/30/2014

By Don Worthington The Herald ROCK HILL, S.C. — When Daniel Osborne asked his boss to help his National Guard unit, Robert White didn’t give it a second thought. White, EMS ...


Md. volunteer responders push for pension changes

- 07/29/2014

By David Anderson The Aegis HARFORD COUNTY, Md. — Harford County government and the county's volunteer fire and EMS companies are discussing proposed changes to a county-funded ...


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