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 ...
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In this week’s Inside EMS Quick Clip, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a patient who sued FDNY, claiming ...
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 – ...
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 ...
Medics were transporting an 81-year-old man from his house to an ambulance when the cot tipped, resulting in a head injury
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 ...
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 ...
Scenario: You are a baseball player. You're pretty with throwing that 5 ounce ball, getting it to other players the vast majority of the time. Rarely do you miss or drop it. One day, the ...
By Wally Kennedy
The Joplin Globe
JOPLIN, Mo. — The ambulance drivers gathered at the break of dawn Sunday on a parking lot north of Mercy's temporary hospital to get their final ...
Patient was killed after being ejected from Senior Care EMS ambulance that struck a utility pole
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — The qualifications of a driver of a N.Y. ambulance are being investigated after a deadly collision.
Two weeks ago, a 19-year-old driver for Senior Care EMS lost ...
911 calls are up 9 percent compared to last year, and there has been a 7 percent increase in transports of revelers who have been injured, over-imbibed or overdosed
Panama City News Herald
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Paramedic Joslyn Connor recently worked a Spring Break shift in which 167 calls were dispatched for 911 ambulance service.
The Bradenton Herald
BRADENTON, Fla. — A Bradenton man was charged with battery on an emergency medical care provider, after he punched a paramedic at Blake Medical Center's emergency ...
By Matthias Gafni
Contra Costa Times
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. — Rural/Metro Ambulance has lost its permit to transfer patients between medical facilities in Contra Costa County after ...