CHEYENNE, Wy. — A House of Representatives committee approved a bill Thursday to allow paramedics and emergency medical technicians to begin working in Wyoming without having to wait for ...
I shake my head, sadly not in disbelief, but at the simple sad fact that many of our departments continue to be run by Neanderthals. And, I know that’s insulting to Neanderthals.
The Modesto Bee
SALIDA, Calif. — Employees at the American Medical Response billing center in Salida will continue working on borrowed time, but their employer is firm about closing ...
By Paul Pringle
Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Fire Department found itself Monday engulfed in a growing scandal after auditors uncovered evidence that the type ...
When I first read how medics in Baltimore are making nearly $200,000 annually, I thought, "hey, where do I sign up for this gig?"
Each week only has 168 hours
Then I did some ...
TUCSON, Ariz. — Union employees at Southwest Ambulance, a Southern Arizona company owned by Rural Metro, are considering a possible strike that could impact service.
Members of Local ...
About 5 percent of emergency calls are from Spanish speakers, and the department wants to recruit more bilingual employees to bridge the language barrier
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Siouxland Paramedics is seeking to recruit EMS providers that can help bridge a Spanish language barrier.
Operations Director Brian Jacobson told Sioxlandmatters.com ...
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In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson wonder if EMS is safe from outsourcing ...
Outsourcing work done by Americans to overseas companies has been a strain on the U.S. economy for more than a decade. While EMS providers might feel comfortable that the provision of our services ...
Like most health care positions, securing a paramedic position is a cyclical event. It seems like every decade or so we swing from feast to famine, then back to feast again. Trying to get hired ...
By Charles D. Perry
The Sun News
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. — Four longtime Horry County Fire-Rescue employees are suing the agency for not following through on promised pay raises, according ...
By Jayme Fraser
HOUSTON, Texas — Rapid growth and a changing health care market have increased competition among some suburban emergency service providers, driving ...
Akron Beacon Journal
NORTON, Ohio — The city’s fire chief said that by increasing his full-time staff, Norton actually can save money and stay within its budget for next year.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA — Sleep-deprived paramedics in regional South Australia are demanding roster changes because they fear they could be a danger to patients.
An on-call system is used in ...