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“Instead of responding to the majority of 999 calls we receive every day, we want to flip that so we only go to those patients who really, really need a double staffed paramedic emergency ambulance quickly.”
The program aims for nurses to work alongside police officers to assist individuals struggling with substance use disorders and mental health
“No matter what happens I will have your back and this patient is going to be OK”
Paramedic Rachel Brady finds multiple ways to help others as medic, flight nurse and diver
Suit claims that the Air Methods pilot did not do a reconnaissance of the landing zone and flew into power lines
Minnesota Nurses Association leaders say Hennepin Healthcare has not addressed staffing shortages, workplace safety
Nurses in Santa Clara County picketed at Valley Medical Center and O’Connor Hospital in San Jose and St. Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy
Life Guard International’s Donna Miller plans to address the shortage of medical professionals in the city
Pilot program in El Cajon diverted some 911 calls to nurses for the appropriate level of care
Nurses from the Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children held signs that said “Patients Before Profits” and “Safe Staffing Matters!”
The nurse at the Kaiser Permanente’s Redwood City Medical Center was pinned between a hospital bed and the machine
AeroCare 4’s flight medic, flight nurse were reunited with a patient during a high school football game
Authorities said the man became agitated while in the waiting room at the North Collier Hospital in Naples
One person was pinned under the vehicle after it crashed into the Los Angeles service center reception area
St. Louis and Kansas City lead the state with open hospital staff positions
Ukiah hospital’s ‘Trauma Expo’ brings first responders and ED staff together to experience each others’ jobs during an MCI training drill
“We are grateful for this continued partnership with the Manchester Fire Department,” Superintendent of Schools Jennifer Gillis said
The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report, and the investigation continues
The Right Care, Right Now program has triaged more than 62,000 low-acuity 911 calls
“Hemorrhage is responsible for nearly 40% of trauma deaths,” and about half of those occur in the prehospital period, said Leann Briggs, LifeSave 21 Flight Nurse
The air ambulance apparently broke apart before the crash, according to the NTSB
According to Care Flight, all aboard died, including the pilot, the flight nurse, the flight paramedic, the patient and a member of the patient’s family
The airplane’s cockpit voice recorder, cockpit image recorder and other electronic components will be transported to the NTSB laboratory
The agreement includes raises totaling 19% over three years
Emergency department disruptions are expected; the New York State Nurses Association cites staffing and patient safety concerns
Ahead of the potential walkout Monday, Mount Sinai said it started diverting most ambulances and transferring some patients
A union leader said staff shortages and delays would continue until the British government increases wages
Linda Messo had just finished a CPR refresher course when she saw Michael Cacciopolli, who vomited and fell unconscious
Kelsay Irby wrote an opinion piece expressing her dedication to patients “no matter what it might cost”