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Community paramedic program focuses on preventive care

- 02/10/2016

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A pilot community paramedic program in Indiana will soon provide preventative and follow-up care to patients in their own homes in an effort to improve health care quality ...


Fire chiefs seek better solution than Narcan for overdose victims

- 12/30/2015

By Kathleen Ronayne Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — A coalition of fire chiefs, responding to an increase in repeated drug overdoses by the same people, is seeking state money to hire ...


Cops trained by medics to stop bleeding save wounded man

- 12/28/2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Police officers, trained by the Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services, saved a wounded man own using a chest seal from a trauma kit funded by an Arkansas Trauma System ...


911 cyberattack prevention program funded by DHS

- 11/17/2015

HOUSTON — Hackers and terrorists might target next-generation 911 dispatch centers, making the service unavailable for people in need. To prevent cyberattacks to emergency services, ...


Grant-writing workshop: How to get the most out of the time spent and resources

- 09/16/2015

A grant-writing workshop is a great opportunity for new and experienced grant writers to have a free discussion with other professionals, exchange ideas and best practices, and see demonstrations ...


NY receives grant for emergency interoperable communications

- 09/10/2015

By Kathy Welsh Hudson Valley News Network CARMEL, N.Y. — County Executive MaryEllen Odell announced that New York State has awarded Putnam County $3.5 million to enhance its vital emergency ...


Okla. gets grant to fight prescription drug overdose deaths

- 09/09/2015

By Lacie Lowry News 9 OKLAHOMA CITY — Prescription drug overdoses kill more Oklahomans than car crashes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls it an epidemic, and ...


Pa. volunteer fire-EMS agency awarded federal grant

- 09/08/2015

Times Leader TRUCKSVILLE, Pa. — The Trucksville Volunteer EMS and Fire & Rescue Association were awarded a total of $404,715 in grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ...


NY receives $3.7M in grants to treat, prevent strokes

- 09/02/2015

By Joe Gullo My Champlain Valley ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $3.75 million federal grant to enhance treatment and prevention of stroke. According to ...


Ill. fire department gets grant for ambulance equipment

- 09/01/2015

By Lauren Rohr Daily Herald CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. — Two ambulances will be getting new power cots and lift systems, thanks to a $61,819 grant awarded to the Carpentersville Fire Department. The ...


Pa. EMS agency receives federal grant

- 08/31/2015

By Adrian Sipes The Sentinel CARLISLE, Pa. — Cumberland Goodwill Emergency Medical Services will no longer have to worry about missing equipment from the station’s ambulances. Cumberland ...


Ill. health care system awarded grant for cardiac arrest care

- 08/20/2015

By EMS1 Staff MOLINE, Ill. — UnityPoint Health – Trinity has been awarded a $105,200 grant from the American Heart Association as part of “Mission: Lifeline”, a community-based ...


Creative ways to fund EMS innovations

- 08/20/2015

"How will we pay for this?" is the question I asked again and again while attending and presenting at Pinnacle EMS Leadership forum. The sessions I sat in about the quality imperative, ...


Mich. EMS and fire department gets grant for new equipment and resources

- 08/15/2015

By Ashley Sword The News-Herald TRENTON, Mich. — The Trenton Fire Department is expected to receive a $180,662 grant through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance ...


Fla. EMS agency receives grant for CPR compressors

- 08/14/2015

By Kate Irby Bradenton Herald BRADENTON, Fla. — The AutoPulse doesn't come cheap at about $14,000 a pop, but with 855 cardiac arrest calls in Manatee County the past two years, ...


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