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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 ...

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 ...

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