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Is an ambulance the right vehicle for psych patient transfers?

- 07/27/2015

Why do we use ambulances to transport medically-stable psychiatric patients from a community hospital to an in-patient psychiatric care or mental health facility? This questionable practice ...


Baltimore County FD to start charging for ambulance transport

- 07/21/2015

By Pamela Wood The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Baltimore County plans to begin charging fees for ambulance rides — reversing a policy that for years has set the county apart from ...


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 ...


Wis. firefighter shot while moving patient to ambulance

- 07/06/2015

The firefighter suffered a graze wound to the head; shots were fired in the direction of an ambulance as crews responded to a patient having trouble breathing


Wis. firefighter shot while moving patient to ambulance

- 07/06/2015

The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee firefighter suffered a graze wound after gunshots were fired at an ambulance. According to a city news release, the fire department's ...


Ambulance shortage has Ohio agency using SUVs

- 07/03/2015

Cleveland EMS is equipping supervisor SUVs to respond to emergencies and transport ambulatory patients


Ambulance shortage has Ohio agency using SUVs

- 07/03/2015

By Scott Taylor WOIO CLEVELAND — The City of Cleveland does not have enough ambulances to put on the streets so don't be shocked if you see an SUV pull up to your front door if ...


50 at homeless shelter ill from suspected food poisoning

- 06/01/2015

EMTs received multiple reports of people vomiting, and used a bus to transport those sickened to area hospitals


Over 50 at homeless shelter ill from suspected food poisoning

- 06/01/2015

The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say about 50 people in a Salt Lake City homeless shelter were taken to hospitals for suspected food poisoning. A Fire Department ...


More than just a litter: Advances in patient transport

- 05/29/2015

Being a patient in an ambulance is rarely a relaxing or enjoyable experience. Advances in patient transport are geared towards making the process of ambulance transport simpler, easier, and more ...


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 ...


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