GARDENA, Calif. — A federal jury convicted three employees of a Gardena-based ambulance company of participating in a $2.4 million Medicare fraud scheme, authorities announced ...
By Ben Neal
The tones drop for a 60 year-old female complaining of shortness of breath.
You are met at the door by a frail looking male that simply states, “She’s pretty bad ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The linkage between quality prehospital care and payment to EMS was presented to EMS leaders and chiefs at the Pinnacle EMS Leadership forum. The session presented ...
By Thom Dunn
Recently, there has been concern about ambulance transport of psychiatric patients. Generally, these kinds of transports fall into two types: The patient is contacted in the field ...
JUAB COUNTY, Utah — An ambulance paramedic injured in a rollover accident while transporting a patient was still in critical condition Tuesday afternoon.
The accident occurred ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
Cleveland EMS is equipping supervisor SUVs to respond to emergencies and transport ambulatory patients
By Scott Taylor
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 ...
EMTs received multiple reports of people vomiting, and used a bus to transport those sickened to area hospitals
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 ...
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 ...