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Response time Search Results


How an EMT bike team beats N.J. traffic

- 08/21/2014

WABC JERSEY CITY, N.J. — In an emergency scenario, there is always the danger that an ambulance gets stuck in traffic and can't get to the location in a timely manner. Now, a ...

Responders acted appropriately, hospital responsible for not transporting patient still alive

- 08/16/2014

They voiced concern about not taking the gunshot victim to the hospital, but in the end listened to a Vanderbilt ER doctor who told them not to transport

N.C. EMS suspended from medical calls during investigation

- 08/08/2014

RICHLANDS, N.C. — Richlands Volunteer EMS Rescue serviced has been suspended from responding to certain medical calls in light of a state investigation into a complaint filed against the ...

Ambulance took 19 minutes to reach fatally shot professor

- 08/01/2014

By Matt Gutman ABC News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — It took paramedics 19 minutes to arrive at the home of a Florida State University professor shot in his garage after a neighbor called 911 ...

London woman waits 3 hours for ambulance

- 07/28/2014

By Simon Harris ITV LONDON — A woman who collapsed in a street in west London waited more than three hours for an ambulance. She was found by an off-duty police officer slumped in ...

Mo. hospitals upgrade software to improve ambulance responses

- 07/22/2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Two hospitals in Springfield are implementing software upgrades after a woman with congestive heart failure waited 37 minutes for an ambulance in December. The health ...

Audit: San Francisco response times have spiked

- 07/17/2014

The memo outlines concerns about a pattern of “medic to follow” calls increasing between 5 and 8 a.m.

GPS mix-up sends Minn. ambulance to wrong address

- 07/17/2014

WCCO PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — After a mix-up in northern Minnesota, a family is questioning the safety of its ambulance service. When Brenda Sordahl’s grandson needed help, the ...

GPS mix-up sends Minn. ambulance to wrong address

- 07/16/2014

Officials say the ambulances navigation system hadn't been updated correctly in the response to a child with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome

Closest unit not responding prompts Ohio policy changes

- 07/16/2014

A policy is being changed to require units to notify dispatch if they are close to an emergency scene following a fatal crash

Closest unit not responding prompts Ohio policy changes

- 07/16/2014

MORROW COUNTY, Ohio — There are new developments in a story 10 Investigates broke last week. A Morrow County EMS employee is out of a job over questions about the emergency response to ...

Virgin Island news wins award for coverage of EMS problems

- 07/10/2014

By Aldeth Lewin The Virgin Islands Daily News ST. THOMAS -- The Daily News has received its ninth Public Service Award for journalism excellence from the Associated Press Media Editors organization ...

Emergencies at hospitals still require 911

- 07/08/2014

Last week a report about a veteran dying from sudden cardiac arrest while on the campus of a VA hospital caught national attention. There was a lot of criticism over why the patient wasn’t ...

NY town sticks with Rural/Metro for 5 more years

- 06/23/2014

By Jill Terreri The Buffalo News BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo officials looked at other proposals for ambulance service but have decided to stick with Rural/Metro for at least another five ...

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