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EMS News Reports

News Reports

Technology predicts EMS run locations in Mich.  - 

Thousands and thousands of emergency calls come into the control center at Life EMS in Grand Rapids. The results are then mapped out for the dispatchers and used to predict the future. Ambulances ...


Tributes paid to fallen Va. paramedic  - 

Tributes are being paid to the Va. paramedic who died after falling from an overpass into a creek Wednesday night.

Joshua Weissman, 33, who was hired as a Medic I for the Alexandria ...


Paramedics stood by as man died, Toronto inquest says  - 

It took 35 minutes and three 911 calls before emergency workers began rescue efforts for a man dying of a heart attack in the lobby of a downtown apartment building, a coroner's inquest heard ...


Woman suing Calif. city over responder job  - 

A former San Diego State University student who was supposed to make history with the Carlsbad Fire Department said her chance to be the city's first female firefighter ended in controversy. ...


Rescuers blast holes in search for missing cruise ship passengers  - 

Italian naval divers exploded holes in the hull of the grounded cruise ship, trying to speed up the search for the missing while seas were still calm. Navy spokesman Alessandro Busonero told ...


Texas ambulance service director: 'First month great'  - 

A month into providing rural Taylor County with ambulance service, leaders of South Taylor Emergency Medical Service (STEMS) say their new role is going smoothly. Taylor County Commissioners ...


Responders help Alaska town dig out from snow dump  - 

Dozens of National Guard troops have arrived in Cordova to help the Alaska fishing town dig out from massive snows that have collapsed roofs, trapped some people in homes and triggered avalanches. ...


EMS1 2011 Year in Review  - 

As 2011 comes to a close, we reflect on the biggest EMS stories and issues of the year. Check out some of the best and most striking images and videos of the year, ...


Caught on camera: Roadside care of prostitute in Okla.  - 

Host Rob Wylie takes a look at the incident that caused a stir with the local community and the lessons your department can learn.


In defense of EMS advocacy  - 

A news report out of Tulsa, Okla., highlights how the local system spent almost half a million dollars on EMS lobbying efforts in 2009, some of that on first-class travel and expensive hotel ...





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