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How to use stretchers and cots to their full potential

- 12/10/2014

I recall my first shift as a green EMT looking to my experienced Field Training Officer (FTO) to teach me all about this ‘street medicine’ everyone had been talking about in school. ...


Ambulance may not be best resource for non-emergency transports

- 12/02/2014

When I started in the business in the mid-1980s, I worked for a private ambulance service in the suburbs north of Boston. We handled 911 and interfacility transports; it was fairly normal to ...


Ambulance service disbands due to shortage of volunteers

- 12/02/2014

NY ambulance unable to meet growing demands for emergency transport


Ambulance service disbands due to shortage of volunteers

- 12/02/2014

Islip Terrace, N.Y. — The Islip Terrace ambulance service disbanded for one year due to a shortage of EMT volunteers and inability to meet demands for service. Nearby Exchange Ambulance ...


Minivan collides head-on with ambulance; 6 hurt

- 12/02/2014

By Jim Warren Lexington Herald-Leader LEXINGTON, Ky. — Six people were injured Monday in a wreck involving a Harlan EMS ambulance and two minivans on Alumni Drive in Lexington. The ...


Medicare to require approval for non-emergency transport

- 12/02/2014

By Lisa Gillespie Kaiser Health News PHILADELPHIA — Seniors living in three states will need prior approval from Medicare before they can get an ambulance to take them to cancer or ...


Grady EMS creates promo video for alternate transport sites

- 11/18/2014

It shows a model that leverages community partnerships to transport patients to alternate care sites and reduce ED visits.


Ambulance service CEO objects to FD taking on transports

- 11/18/2014

By Allison Petty Herald & Review DECATUR, Ill. — Employees and supporters of Decatur Ambulance Service filled the Decatur City Council chambers Monday night, concerned about a city ...


NY hospital gets air ambulance for region

- 11/17/2014

By Joan Gralla Newsday MANHASSET, N.Y. — Critically ill patients in Nassau and the metro area will get the care they need faster thanks to a new helicopter ambulance service officials ...


Surgeon with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

- 11/16/2014

By Margery Beck and Jessica Gresko The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska Saturday for treatment at a biocontainment ...


Ill. fire department may take on medical transport services

- 11/15/2014

By Allison Petty Herald & Review DECATUR, Ill. — The city of Decatur's budget picture for 2015 looks much less grim than it did this time last year, when underperforming revenues ...


Why Ebola patients should be triaged to specialty centers

- 11/05/2014

It seems logical at first glance that any hospital with the ability to safely care for a patient on contact precautions could handle a patient with Ebola. But recent events make it obvious that ...


Bariatric ambulance demand on the rise in England

- 10/30/2014

EAST OF ENGLAND — Demand for ambulances for obese patients has risen dramatically in the past decade, especially among younger people, the BBC reports. The total has gone from about ...


Ariz. transport co. sues state to get non-911 ambulance license

- 10/17/2014

AZ Central PHOENIX, Ariz. — A Phoenix transportation company is suing the Arizona Department of Health Services to obtain a non-911 ambulance license, which the business owner says would ...


Nurse Nina Pham speaks from hospital bed before Ebola transport to Md.

- 10/17/2014

She spoke into a camera from her hospital bed in Dallas before being transported to Md. where she's being treated at one of the four isolation units in the country


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