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Medic injured in collision while transporting patient

- 09/16/2014

Daily Press NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A Newport News firefighter-medic was injured after the medic unit the person was riding in was struck by another vehicle Saturday evening, police said. The ...


Ohio EMT admits to using cellphone GPS in fatal crash

- 09/16/2014

MANSFIELD, Ohio — An EMT said in statement that she was using the GPS on her cellphone at the time of an ambulance crash that killed a patient on board. Amber D. Brown, 30, of Cleveland, ...


Quick Clip: Should EMS stop transporting cardiac arrest patients?

- 09/11/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the EMS1 column “Should ...


Texas firefighters may take on patient transports

- 09/09/2014

By Claire Osborn Austin American-Statesman GEORGETOWN, Texas — Georgetown’s proposed budget includes a new program that would allow firefighters trained as paramedics to take ...


When handing a patient over, should EMTs help ER staff?

- 09/08/2014

In general no, because doing so can cause issues with documentation, chain of command, confusion as to who should do what, and the clear establishment of the exact point in which responsibilities ...


Third Ebola-infected American arrives in Neb.

- 09/05/2014

The doctor who was delivering babies in Liberia is now in Omaha's special isolation unit; the experimental drug ZMapp is exhausted and a medical team is exploring other treatments


Third Ebola-infected American arrives in Neb.

- 09/05/2014

By Margery A. Beck The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia — the third American aid worker sickened with the virus ...


Medic pays parking ticket for grieving daughter

- 08/27/2014

Huffington Post VICTORIA, Australia — If you found someone else's parking ticket, would you pay it? Marc Primrose did. After finding a parking ticket belonging to Rosemary Morgan, ...


3 bariatric lifts that reduce back injuries

- 08/27/2014

A U.S. Department of Labor article “Musculoskeletal Disorders in EMS” points out that EMTs and paramedics have the highest injury rate of any line of work. Almost half of all lost ...


Pa. ambulance breaks down transporting baby days after safety investigation

- 08/26/2014

Keystone Quality Transport is under further scrutiny after an ambulance lost a tire while transporting a sick infant, days after reports that the state took 30 ambulances off the road


Va. county covers ambulance ride co-pays

- 08/26/2014

By Ali Rockett Daily Press YORK, Va. — York County is expected to transport 4,250 patients for emergency medical services over the course of fiscal year 2015. Instead of charging ...


Pa. ambulance breaks down with baby days after safety investigation

- 08/26/2014

NBC Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA — A local ambulance and transportation company already under investigation is now under even more scrutiny after one of its vehicles lost a tire while a ...


Vegas Fire, AMR reach deal over patient transport policy

- 08/21/2014

Las Vegas Review-Journal LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas' dual response system for emergency ambulances is dying. A 911 call for a medical emergency will no longer receive a response from ...


Responders acted appropriately, hospital takes blame for not transporting patient

- 08/16/2014

NewsChannel5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eight Metro Nashville Fire Department personnel will be back on the job next week. Fire Chief Ricky White put them on administrative leave Wednesday, ...


How Grady EMS managed 2 Ebola patient transports

- 08/12/2014

Two hours. That’s all the time crews would have needed to prepare for the transport of an Ebola patient into the U.S., said Atlanta-based Grady EMS Interim Director Wade Miles. “The ...


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