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Regional Medical Center in San Jose changed course after county officials said the closure would lead to unnecessary deaths
During a congressional hearing, Kimberly Cheatle said the Secret Service was told about a suspicious person two to five times before the shooting at the Trump rally
The bill would end a requirement that Medicare patients be transported to emergency facilities for providers to receive reimbursement
Two of the victims were critically injured in the explosion at a popular dining and shopping area in Whittier
The Chehalis Fire Department begins the use of its new paramedic ambulance service, working alongside AMR
University Hospitals is using a $3M grant to improve the EMS response to mental health crisis calls
Cumberland County’s 4-Minute City Program uses nearly 300 AEDs
State officials determined that the lone vendor selected to write the AAR was not compliant with state policies
The DNR pilot was instrument-rated but, her helicopter was not outfitted with the necessary equipment to fly “blind”
Over 100 emergency vehicles took part in the procession carrying former fire chief Corey Comperatore to his hometown of Freeport
Paramedics jumped out of the moving ambulance before the pursuit crossed two counties
Dispatch centers across the country reported disruptions due to the Microsoft 365 outage, including having to write 911 calls on paper to share with first responders
Three patients were transported to a hospital in Cincinnati in critical condition
CrowdStrike is actively working with customers impacted by a defect found in a single content update for Windows hosts
Two former STAR EMS personnel have been charged with theft of government property after being told they could not take the USPS collection box
The Vancouver Fire Department’s leave-behind program aims to reduce second overdoses among patients who initially refused treatment
The Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company said there was a limited amount of space on the back of Corey Comperatore’s coat
Two workers at the BNY Mellon Tower were trapped when their scaffolding lost power
Cambria Community Healthcare District officials say the current station is beyond its useful lifespan
Eric Trump told a Buffalo Township official that someone from the family will be in attendance at the funeral for Corey Comperatore
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COLUMNISTS & EXPERTS
We must consider patient evacuation, resource allocation and training ourselves and our communities in the wake of an assassination attempt on former President Trump
EMS Chief Peggy Fonseca was fired due to budget overages and personally responding to calls
New labor regulations will increase the salary threshold for overtime exemptions – Steve Wirth shares how this impacts EMS roles
A firefighter charged with urinating on a medic’s belongings is a sign of a problem left brewing for too long
A 13-step action plan to provide compassionate and effective care while navigating the evolving legal landscape
Three takeaways from the conviction of Aurora Fire Rescue paramedics in the death of Elijah McClain


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Brian Webster, CEO of Kestra Medical Technologies, brings significant healthcare expertise to Pulsara’s Board of Directors
Kosciewicz brings over 25 years of experience in direct response retail, product management, ecommerce, and operations to his new role
Demers Ambulances USA is ensuring EMS/Fire crews and patients stay cool during the most extreme heat with its Arctic Range HVAC control package, available now in its MXP 170 Type I model