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Ky. ambulance co. settles Medicare fraud case for $1M

- 01/28/2015

The Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — The U.S. Attorney's Office says an eastern Kentucky ambulance company has agreed to pay almost $1 million to settle a case over Medicare claims. The ...


NJ ambulance companies facing cash crunch after Medicare crackdown

- 01/18/2015

NJ.com NUTLEY, N.J. — Ambulance companies in New Jersey, which were targeted last year by the federal government for overbilling Medicare for non-emergency transports, have been reeling ...


3 digital health tools that will innovate EMS

- 01/14/2015

By Jamie Davis Every year at the International CES, the global electronics and innovation tradeshow in Las Vegas, I seek out the latest health and fitness technology. For the Health Tech Weekly ...


Community paramedicine conference promotes healthcare collaboration

- 12/16/2014

By Teresa McCallion, EMT Most agree it takes a community of healthcare providers to offer quality patient care. Unfortunately for many communities, that’s where the agreement ends. While ...


Why EMS belongs in the federal health IT plan

- 12/16/2014

By Nick Nudell, MS, NRP The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) of Health IT is seeking comments from EMS leaders and field professionals on its 2015-2020 strategic plan. Connecting EMS ...


Ambulance may not be best resource for non-emergency transports

- 12/02/2014

When I started in the business in the mid-1980s, I worked for a private ambulance service in the suburbs north of Boston. We handled 911 and interfacility transports; it was fairly normal to ...


4 Americans: How health care law affected them

- 11/13/2014

By Carla K. Johnson, AP medical writer The Associated Press CHICAGO — More than 7 million people have signed up for private health insurance under the system introduced last year for ...


Wheelbarrow ambulances aid African women in labor

- 11/11/2014

Equipped with a battery-powered siren; the wheelbarrows are designed to reduce maternal mortality


U.S. nurses to strike over Ebola preparedness

- 11/11/2014

OAKLAND, Calif. — Over 18,000 Calif. nurses are planning to participate in a nationwide strike beginning Nov. 12 in protest of hospital Ebola preparedness. The strike is organized through ...


Wheelbarrow ambulances aid African women in labor

- 11/10/2014

NAIROBI, Africa — An impoverished African town is using modified wheelbarrows to speed pregnant women to the hospital. The wheelbarrows, outfitted with a battery-powered siren and bedding, ...


Ebola fears prompt N.Y. 911 calls, stereotypes

- 10/28/2014

Since August 17 callers have claimed to be infected; residents are wary of West African immigrants


Ebola fears prompt N.Y. 911 calls, stereotypes

- 10/28/2014

WIVB BUFFALO, N.Y. — More than a month after Thomas Duncan brought Ebola to the United States, no US citizen has died from it. Even the two nurses who contracted the virus from him ...


Second Dallas nurse Ebola-free

- 10/28/2014

The Associated Press ATLANTA — A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed ...


Ebola: N.J. releasing quarantined nurse

- 10/27/2014

The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released. The state Health Department ...


FBI raids Calif. ambulance company

- 10/22/2014

Orange County Register LOS ANGELES — Federal agents on Tuesday raided the offices of ProCare Mobile Response, a Los Angeles-based ambulance company that was named earlier this year as ...


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