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EMS: Weigh in on new ground ambulance standards

- 11/25/2014

GLENVIEW, Ill. — The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) released a first draft of its Ground Vehicle Standard (GVS-2015.) The deadline for public comment is Monday, ...


Inside EMS Podcast: Mental health initiatives need agency support

- 11/21/2014

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed At a recent conference, Inside EMS Podcast co-host Kelly Grayson spoke with a responder who 10 years ago couldn’t ...


How EMS benefits from hospital readmission penalties

- 11/17/2014

Last month, hospital readmissions penalties under the Affordable Care Act were extended to include patients readmitted within 30 days of treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or ...


Jay Fitch receives NAEMT's Lifetime Achievement Award

- 11/17/2014

CLINTON, Miss. — Joseph “Jay” Fitch, Ph.D. was presented with the 2014 Rocco V. Morando Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians ...


Ky. police search for 3 women posing as EMS

- 11/17/2014

They have been knocking on doors claiming to be EMTs and asking to see resident’s medications


Ky. police search for 3 women posing as EMS

- 11/17/2014

PAINTSVILLE, Ky. — Police are searching for three women who have been going around a neighborhood posing as EMTs and asking to go into people's homes to look at their medications. Sheriff’s ...


Inside EMS Podcast: 3 reasons to go to a trade show

- 10/31/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson talk about the upcoming EMS World conference ...


Quick Clip: Why EMS stations need better security

- 10/30/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss an Ohio EMS station that was ...


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


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