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 ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The necessity for collaboration in a new era of health care integration was the subject of the closing presentation by Dr. Ed Racht at the 10th Pinnacle EMS Leadership ...
Let’s face it: Most EMS providers will never get rich doing this job. Indeed, most of us work two, three or more jobs to make a living. Most of us do it willingly, as we’re committed ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The linkage between quality prehospital care and payment to EMS was presented to EMS leaders and chiefs at the Pinnacle EMS Leadership forum. The session presented ...
Why do we use ambulances to transport medically-stable psychiatric patients from a community hospital to an in-patient psychiatric care or mental health facility?
This questionable practice ...
By Porter R. Welch
In July, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in King vs. Burwell. This long-awaited decision is the second case involving the Patient Protection and Affordable Care ...
WAYNESBORO, Pa. — The Advance Life Support Unit Medic 2 has kicked off its annual membership drive for the membership year of July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Area residents ...
LANSING, Mich. — A bill aiming to increase Medicaid funding for ambulance services was passed by the Senate, and will make its way to the governor for final approval.
The Quality Assurance ...