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'Quick Cars' speed up Colo. EMS response

- 09/18/2014

CBS4 LITTLETON, Colo. — It’s a new twist on an old service. Littleton Fire Rescue is launching two new programs to get emergency crews out the door faster, safer and with the goal ...

‘Quick Cars’ speed up Colo. EMS response

- 09/17/2014

The emergency ready SUVs free up ambulances and fire trucks for more serious calls, and reduce patient bills

Medic on site treats collapsed Kan. high school football player

- 09/16/2014

Officials say he was treated immediately by a paramedic on the sidelines after complaints that an ambulance took too long to arrive

Medic on site treats collapsed Kan. high school football player

- 09/16/2014 OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — When Olathe East Senior Linebacker James McGinnis collapsed on the football field Friday, people in the stands were upset, saying it took the ambulance ...

Va. city steps up EMS, collaborates with private service

- 09/15/2014

By Leah Small The Progress-Index PETERSBURG, Va. — Improvements to the city's emergency services had Petersburg's 69-year service provider, Southside Virginia Emergency Crew, ...

Detroit fire department has alert system made of pop cans, doorbells

- 09/09/2014

With unreliable, decades-old technology, Detroit firefighters have had to rely on improvised hacks to know when there's an emergency

Detroit fire department has alert system made of pop cans, doorbells

- 09/09/2014

By Tresa Baldas The Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Detroit is so broke that firefighters get emergency alerts through pop cans, coins, door hinges, pipes and doorbells. And they make ...

EMS shortage forces S.F. Fire to hire private ambulances

- 09/09/2014

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Fire Department recently called a private ambulance company to help with medical emergencies during a busy Saturday night. On Aug. 30, 12 fire engines had been ...

Ohio city reconsiders improved service to village

- 09/08/2014

By Eric Robinette Journal-News OXFORD, Ohio — The city of Oxford has reopened discussions with College Corner about providing EMS service to the Preble County portion of the village. City ...

Drive with extreme caution, even when running lights and sirens

- 09/04/2014

A grand jury ruling that an EMT was “negligent but not criminal” in a 2013 ambulance collision at a red light that killed an 18-year-old girl is a tragic reminder that we work in ...

NY woman waits hour for ambulance, community outraged

- 09/03/2014

New York Post NEW YORK — An elderly neighbor of Mayor de Blasio lay on the floor with blood gushing from her head while waiting nearly an hour for an ambulance to answer repeated 911 ...

Drone stalls Ohio med flight landing

- 09/02/2014

By Barrie Barber, Tiffany Y. Latta and Andy Sedlak Dayton Daily News DAYTON, Ohio — A CareFlight helicopter taking a patient to Miami Valley Hospital was forced to circle for nine minutes ...

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 ...

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