The EMS management topic focuses on leadership within EMS agencies, bringing together a range of relevant columns and resources as well as the latest news on EMS department operations, budget issues and new appointments.
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Investigation reveals 'sick and twisted' online EMS Facebook group– 3
The group, which has more than 23,000 members and contains disturbing material, was created by a paramedic
Ga. on the verge of first reforms in years of EMS rules– 1
The move would shed light on decisions that have kept the public mostly in the dark about ambulance service
Iowa county struggling with rising call volume, lack of ambulances–
Johnson County Ambulance Service responded to 11,777 calls for service in 2019, a 9% increase over the 10,773 calls the previous year
NM ambulance service, fire dept. at odds over transport authority– 1
City officials are asking for a certificate that would allow Albuquerque Fire and Rescue to transport all emergency patients to local hospitals
Long response times push NC residents to demand their own EMS service– 1
A resident and former firefighter said it takes almost 20 minutes for an ambulance to respond to an emergency in Harlowe, N.C.
Pa. EMS company in 'critical situation' due to lack of funds–
In a Facebook post, Port Matilda EMS wrote that it has "enough funds available to cover one more payroll cycle and that is it"
Chicago Fire Department officials face calls for greater diversity in ranks–
Chicago has the largest number of women fighting fires and working on ambulances of any city in the country, but they make up less than 10% of the department's total personnel
Ala. city gives more money to private EMS service–
"You've got to have an EMS provider in your city, and right now we're still trying to do what we can to support it," councilman Mike Henderson said
Family files lawsuit blaming Fla. paramedics for woman's death– 1
A complaint filed last week says Crystle Galloway died "because of the negligence of four paramedics who failed to properly treat her"
Mass. AMR, union EMTs reach deal for wage increases–
They have agreed to a renegotiated contract that the company said will bump their pay as much as 11.86%
NC county to garnish wages for outstanding EMS bills–
"The cost of providing emergency medical services is significantly more than we recoup," county manager Brian Epley said
Health Scholars demonstrates First Responder ACLS VR training at EMS World Expo–
The virtual reality simulation training, designed specifically for first responders, launches in November 2019
City appeals ruling that gave job back to Fla. firefighter-paramedic– 5
The City of Orlando is arguing the decision was "explicitly based on a misunderstanding" of criminal charges filed against Joshua Granada
NC residents decry ambulance billing plan–
"People make life-threatening decisions based on their ability to pay. There will be people who won't call 911," Dr. Jessica Saxe said
Ga. requiring classes for CEOs to save rural hospitals–
Many rural hospitals in the U.S. are struggling to stay open amid changes in their patient populations and how healthcare is provided
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