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Ga. EMS director named region's best

- 03/17/2014

By Danny Carter The Albany Herald SYLVESTER, Ga. — Kevin Lassiter, the emergency medical services (EMS) director for Worth County and Phoebe Worth Medical Center has been named Emergency ...


Heroin overdose deaths nearly double in Conn.

- 03/10/2014

By David Owens The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. — Accidental heroin deaths in Connecticut last year were up 48 percent from 2012, mirroring a trend across New England and the nation ...


Medic reports department to TV news station

- 02/28/2014

He provided internal documents showing the county does not have enough medics, saying he's worried about the people he serves


Medic reports department to TV news station

- 02/28/2014

ABC11 I-Team OXFORD, N.C. — Mike D'Haene has spent 33 years working in emergency medical services, first in the Navy, and now as a North Carolina paramedic. He says he contacted ...


2 cities, 2 extremes of EMS management

- 02/25/2014

EMS organizations are living entities that are constantly in flux. Whether the changes an agency experiences are positive or negative depends upon not only the desire of its employees, but the ...


Texas county revisits long-term EMS contract

- 02/25/2014

By Mark J. Armstrong Kerrville Daily Times KERR COUNTY, Texas — Kerr County commissioners announced Monday they will meet with city officials again next week to restart negotiations ...


Families testify against D.C. emergency response 'blunders'

- 02/25/2014

The hearing centered on the death of Cecil Mills, who died of cardiac arrest when firefighters at a station across the street refused to help him


Families testify against D.C. emergency response 'blunders'

- 02/25/2014

USA Today WASHINGTON — Almost a month ago, Medric Cecil Mills Jr. collapsed and died just feet away from a firehouse, while firefighters and other emergency responders failed to help. On ...


Lawsuit: Ky. EMS director accused of rape

- 02/24/2014

By Greg Kocher Lexington Herald-Leader NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — The director of Jessamine County Emergency Medical Services engaged in "sexually offensive gestures, comments and requests ...


What do you think of the new series Sirens?

- 02/21/2014

The comedy show by Denis Leary focuses on EMTs, and the NAEMT plans to share your feedback when they meet with producers before it airs on March 6.


What do you think of the new series Sirens?

- 02/21/2014

Denis Leary’s new comedy series, Sirens, focuses on the lives and work of EMTs. Does it accurately depict the field? Does it matter? Watch the trailer and leave your thoughts about the ...


Fla. ambulance manufacturer to add 126 jobs

- 02/14/2014

By Jason Garcia Orlando Sentinel WINTER PARK, Fla.— Florida Gov. Rick Scott stopped by an ambulance manufacturer in Winter Park on Thursday morning to announce that the company will ...


First-aid volunteers to administer Fentanyl when medics aren't available

- 02/03/2014

The Age Victoria AUSTRALIA — Volunteer first-aiders employed by Ambulance Victoria are being trained to administer a controlled drug that is up to 100 times more powerful than morphine ...


Program housing responders next to fire station speeds up response times

- 01/27/2014

By Russell Hixson Skagit Valley Herald SWINOMISH INDIAN TRIBAL COMMUNITY, Wash. — Five minutes may not seem like much, but when you’re an emergency medical technician and a volunteer ...


Experts blast report ranking Wyo. last in emergency care

- 01/27/2014

By James Chilton Wyoming Tribune-Eagle CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is dead last in the U.S. in terms of providing access to quality emergency medical care. That's according to a ...


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