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The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Assessing and improving community health with the Healthy People 2030 plan
Learn how leprosy presents in patients and how providers can protect themselves when treating someone suffering from the condition
Officials in Jeffersonville hired a firm to look at the city providing its own ambulance service
Fentanyl accounted for 79% of overdose deaths in 2023
The Heat and Health Index is a new tool that provides heat-health data at the ZIP code level
Spokane Mayor Lisa Brown’s move will add patrols to an area where drug users openly smoke fentanyl
Falck USA filed notice alleging errors in evaluation criteria
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center is one of only two Level III trauma centers in the state
Chippewa County dispatchers say the St. Joseph’s Hospital closure ties up resources, placing them on calls longer while waiting for first responders
Legislation includes a protocol checklist for treating patients in their homes instead of being transported to an emergency department
Months before Williamston’s hospital closed, an outside consultant sent a dire warning about emergency care in the county
In some areas, Ascension St. Vincent is diverting ambulances for specific cases
Chickasaw County’s only emergency department closed in 2014
Fire Chief Colin Stowell to start a review comparing the current system with in-house or hybrid EMS service
EMS leader to focus on assisting departments, agencies with sustainability of mobile healthcare delivery systems
Stanislaus Surgical Hospital of Modesto is challenging the CMS decision
The Department of Health is looking for proposals for Kauai and Maui counties
Beaufort County officials requested bids for transport service from Daufuskie Island to Hilton Head
The study used AHRQ data to examine how often adults who needed urgent medical care for illnesses or injuries and reported either “sometimes” or “never” receiving the care as soon as they wanted
Overdose kits have been distributed to first responders in 11 communities in Hampden County
Stratford EMS Director Michael A. Loiz has championed responder safety, PTSD coverage and increasing reimbursements
Santa Ana officials say needles littered the area and threatened quality of life
The report released Monday faults planning, communication and decision-making before and during the pandemic in 2020
Richmond University Medical Center’s new emergency department is twice the size of the previous one
Portland’s Crisis & Sobering Center falls victim to city, county conflicts, funding competition and debate on behavioral health priorities
Emergency Department at Harrison Crossing was opened to met the growing Fredericksburg population
St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls, Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and all Prevea Health locations in western Chippewa Valley will be permanently closed
MATTERS has installed 13 machines so far an plans to install 15 more