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Ambulance delivers toys to Michigan hospital

- 11/25/2015

MUSKEGON, Mich. — A Pro-Med ambulance made a special delivery to Mercy Health hospital Tuesday. Instead of a patient, the ambulance was transporting a truckload of toys, 1,300 to be ...

Community paramedicine program reduces ER visits in Ill. city

- 11/19/2015

ROCKFORD, Ill. — A fire department and a hospital in Illinois have teamed up to test a community paramedicine program to reduce the number of times superusers call 911. Rockford Fire ...

How telemedicine can reduce, inform EMS transport decisions

- 11/12/2015

ORLANDO, Fla. — Telehealth, also known as telemedicine, is on the rise for treating a wide-variety of patient conditions. Pediatrician James Marcin, MD, MPH, University of California Davis, ...

Investigation into EMT call-first policy reveals hospital's money woes

- 11/12/2015

HOUSTON COUNTY, Tenn. — EMS1 expert commentary prompts a local news channel to further investigate the controversial requirement for Houston County EMTs to call the local hospital before ...

EMTs must call hospital before transporting patients

- 10/30/2015

HOUSTON COUNTY, Tenn. — EMTs from Houston County are now required to call a hospital before transporting patients. The new county guidelines prohibit EMS providers from deciding where ...

Injured deer walks into ER

- 10/27/2015

Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A deer apparently hit by a car brought itself to a New York hospital and walked into the emergency room. Hospital officials say the deer walked ...

Shots fired at paramedic outside hospital

- 10/21/2015

EATON RAPIDS, Mich. — Shots were fired at a paramedic standing outside Eaton Rapids Medical Center Tuesday night. The shots came from a vehicle traveling on the street in front of the ...

Man calls 911 to get free meals, flirt with nurses

- 10/19/2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — A 59-year-old man misused the 911 system to get free food from the Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. Terrence J. Wilcox called 911 complaining of "chest pains" ...

Prisoner escapes from hospital, steals ambulance

- 10/09/2015

Candice Ruud Newsday SMITHTOWN, N.Y. — A female prisoner escaped from police custody at a Smithtown hospital Thursday night, stole a hospital ambulance and crashed it a short while ...

Former EMT missing 4 days found dead in hospital bathroom

- 10/06/2015

Associated Press NEW YORK — Authorities are investigating after a worker was found dead inside a New York City hospital bathroom days after he sought treatment for an injured finger. Family ...

Why hospitals need strong EMS leaders

- 09/17/2015

LAS VEGAS — The rapid change in health care and the issues hospitals are facing make it increasingly important to have strong relationships in place between EMS and hospital leaders. Robert ...

Collaborations show a paradigm shift for EMS

- 08/11/2015

In the past couple of days there have been a few more stories showing EMS providers performing un-EMS duties that not only benefit the patient, but the community overall through more effective ...

1 killed, 11 injured in Ark. shooting

- 08/11/2015

The Associated Press BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. — A woman was killed and 11 people suffered minor injuries in a shooting at a home in northeastern Arkansas, authorities said Sunday as they asked ...

Medical center to take over Tenn. county's ambulance service

- 08/10/2015

The agreement is "practically a done deal," but some are concerned that the hospital filed for bankruptcy last year

Medical center to take over Tenn. county's ambulance service

- 08/10/2015

By Tyler Jett Chattanooga Times WALKER COUNTY, Tenn. — The price tag for Walker County's ambulance service sits somewhere between free and $2 million. When the governing body ...

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