Responders are asking for permanent extension of the Zadroga Act, which covers medical expenses for those exposed to toxic substances at ground zero.
NEW YORK — Hundreds of first responders are heading to Washington D.C. to rally for a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
The group ...
Firehouse health clinic opens in California
By Rebecca Parr
The Daily Review
HAYWARD, Calif. — A new health clinic is the first in the state to capitalize on people's trust in firefighters, opening its doors on the grounds ...
By Ryan Stark, Doug Wolfberg and Steve Wirth
For some ambulance services, prior authorization for repetitive nonemergency trips is already a reality. For others, the Centers for Medicare and ...
By Mary Clare Jalonick
WASHINGTON — A law that provides medical monitoring and treatment for Sept. 11 first responders expires at midnight Wednesday due to the failure ...
By Michael, EMT-C, Providence Fire Department, 23 years in EMS
I think it is important that people suffering with depression understand that sometimes just snapping out of it is impossible, ...
Of the 551 Beaufort County employees affected, some quit; others are demoralized by the decision.
By Ashleigh Holland
BEAUFORT, S.C. — Imagine working for decades in one place, only to have the healthcare benefits you signed-on for, revoked. That’s a reality for all Beaufort ...
Patients visit a downtown office, where a community paramedic helps them manage their health after surgeries, and better care for chronic conditions like diabetes
MADISON, Wis. — The first community paramedic clinic is now taking patients in Madison. Back in April, 27 News introduced the community paramedic idea to southern Wisconsin when ...
GARDENA, Calif. — A federal jury convicted three employees of a Gardena-based ambulance company of participating in a $2.4 million Medicare fraud scheme, authorities announced ...
Many agencies are embracing internet cloud-based “file-sharing” programs – like Dropbox, Google Drive and ShareFile - to store and share patient information. These programs ...
By Kecia Bal and Jocelyn Brumbaugh
The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — At Somerset Area Ambulance Association, 21 full-time paramedics and emergency medical technicians ...
By Kecia Bal
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — Two key pieces of legislation could relieve some financial strain on emergency medical service departments – though long-term ...
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