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Minn. medics drive mental health patients hundreds of miles for care

- 05/22/2015

Psychiatric patient transfers take ambulance crews out of the communities they are supposed to serve for hours at a time


Medics drive mental health patients hundreds of miles for care

- 05/22/2015

WDIO VIRGINIA, Minn. — When you see lights and hear sirens from an ambulance, you immediately think someone needs medical help. "Depending on the day, we do an average of 9-10 ...


$1.5M awarded to family of patient dropped from stretcher

- 05/06/2015

WCVB BOSTON —A jury awarded $1.5 million to the family of a patient who died when an ambulance crew dropped her head-first on the ground more than six years ago. American Medical ...


Bariatric patient removed from home with crane

- 05/05/2015

ABERDARE, South Wales — Emergency crews required seven hours to remove a bariatric patient from her home and into an ambulance for transport to a local hospital. Twenty-two-year-old ...


Medic gets approval for video screens for pediatric transport

- 05/05/2015

SUN CITY, Ariz. — A Sun City West Fire District paramedic has come up with an idea to keep children calm and entertained during inter-facility transports. His idea for DVD players in the ...


Stretcher carrying shooting victim tips over

- 04/29/2015

EMS providers were loading him into an ambulance when the stretcher overturned and he fell to the ground


Video: Stretcher carrying shooting victim tips over

- 04/29/2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rural/Metro EMS providers were loading a 20-year-old man who had been shot into an ambulance, when his stretcher tipped over and he fell to the ground. Darelle Bolden ...


Air ambulance planes retrofitted for bariatric patients

- 04/28/2015

WHITEHORSE, Yukon — Alkan Air has been retrofitting an increasing number of planes to transport bariatric patients. Jeff Simons, acting director of emergency Medical Services Yukon, ...


Quick Take: How an Ariz. department changed its response model to meet patient needs

- 04/09/2015

Dr. Gary Smith, medical director of Mesa (Ariz.) Fire and Medical Department, described how the agency’s unique delivery model is changing the role of EMS during a presentation at Fire-Rescue ...


Quick Clip: Should EMS use a stretcher for every patient?

- 04/09/2015

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Quick Clip, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a patient who sued FDNY, claiming ...


Non-transports: Good documentation is the best insurance

- 04/06/2015

I have never understood the seemingly pervasive and utterly inexplicable resistance of many EMS providers when it comes to documentation. Even more puzzling – and, frankly, alarming – ...


Patient sues FDNY EMS for causing injury

- 04/06/2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A woman who called 911 for breathing problems sued the FDNY, saying paramedics caused a gash to her leg that required stitches. Jacqueline Vanderhorst, 58, filed a lawsuit ...


Patient dies after being dropped from stretcher

- 04/03/2015

Medics were transporting an 81-year-old man from his house to an ambulance when the cot tipped, resulting in a head injury


Patient dies after being dropped from stretcher

- 04/03/2015

NORTHFIELD, Ohio — An 81-year-old man who was dropped from an ambulance stretcher has died, and his cause of death is under investigation. Northfield Fire Department paramedics responded ...


Quick Take: Lessons learned from Las Vegas transport policy changes

- 03/30/2015

In the presentation “Whose Prehospital Care System Is It,” at Fire-Rescue Med in Henderson, Nev., Chief William McDonald, Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, highlights the success of a pilot ...


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