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First responders, civilians honored for actions during Colorado Springs shooting

- 01/13/2016

By Kaitlin Durbin The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Dr. Derrick Hurst hadn't treated a gunshot wound in eight years when he was suddenly faced with helping two people shot at ...


Nurse accidentally cuts off infant's toe

- 01/12/2016

The hospital has apologized for the incident, but the parents are not satisfied and are considering a lawsuit.


Nurse accidentally cuts off infant's toe

- 01/12/2016

WSOC-TV UPPER FRUITLAND, N.M. — Davante Hogue is only 8 months old, but he has been through a lot in his short life. Born prematurely with his twin brother, Delante, Davante suffered ...


Air medical crash survivor returns to work

- 11/24/2015

FRISCO, COLO. — Flight for Life nurse Matt Bowe, who was injured in a helicopter crash that killed a pilot, returned to work Tuesday, CBS4 reported. The July 3 helicopter crash killed ...


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 ...


Uber just won mobile integrated health care; here's how

- 11/19/2015

Uber, the app that connects drivers and riders, is now the unofficial leader of mobile integrated health care in the U.S. Uber users in 35 U.S. cities can purchase a $10 wellness pack from UberHEALTH ...


Uber launches mobile flu shot clinic

- 11/19/2015

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber, the app that connects riders and drivers, announced the launch of UberHEALTH in 35 U.S. cities. The on-demand Uber driver, accompanied by a registered nurse, will ...


Paramedic to nurse bridge program launches in Illinois

- 10/20/2015

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Illinois Board of Nursing approved a new paramedic-RN bridge program at the Parkland College, the first in the state. The new program will launch in the spring ...


Woman falls to death off SC bridge after stopping to help at crash scene

- 09/28/2015

The certified nursing assistant saw no victims at the scene of a truck crash so she leaned out over the bridge to call out for victims.


Woman falls to death after stopping to help at SC crash scene

- 09/28/2015

By M. Alex Johnson NBC News GREENVILLE, S.C. — Relatives said Sunday they were "heartbroken and empty" after a South Carolina woman who stopped to help at a crash scene fell ...


Integrating community paramedicine with nursing

- 09/15/2015

Anne Montera, RN, BSN, talks about the importance of the integration of community paramedicine with the rest of the health care system, nursing in particular. True integration means having overlapping ...


Calif. fire department pairs nurse with medic to cut ER runs

- 08/10/2015

By Becca Smouse USA Today ANAHEIM, Calif. — A home-bound heart patient called 911. His leg hurt where a catheter was inserted, but he didn't complain of chest pains. To paramedic ...


Paramedic-run wound care team treats pediatric patients in Fla. ER

- 08/08/2015

The program gives medics an expanded role in a different health care setting, and frees up nursing staff to work with more patients


Paramedic-run wound care team treats pediatric patients in Fla. ER

- 08/08/2015

By Naseem S. Miller Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — There's a special team at the emergency department of Nemours Children's Hospital that has one main responsibility: taking ...


Nurse joins Calif. ambulance crew to treat patients on site

- 07/15/2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anaheim’s fire department has become the first in California to dispatch a nurse practitioner in an ambulance to treat non-urgent medical calls that would otherwise ...


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