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Zavadsky details the potential changes to the MedStar system and his new position with the PWW Advisory Group
The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Officials in Edmond are switching to AMR in hopes of improved response times
Peyton Fire Protection District officials are looking at in-house solutions to AMR’s response time, staffing problems
Through the new quarters, Lancaster EMS highlights the increasing calls for service and a desire to increase engagement with community services
Report finds AMR failed to consistently meet Multnomah County’s response time requirement since 2019 but was not penalized
Firefighters union in Allegany County fights against proposed cuts, layoffs as volunteer ambulance service sets to close
The Flint Fire Department ambulance is funded by opioid settlement dollars instead of tax dollars
A subcontracted transport service has taken over transporting bodies to the Knox County Medical Examiner
The new Nashville fire apparatus will be used for EMS calls, MVCs and other incidents in growing areas of the city
“We will move out of Jacksonville,” LifeStar Ambulance Service President Roger D. Campbell said during a Municipal Ambulance Commission meeting
EMS Accreditation
McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority and Ross/West View Emergency Medical Services Authority recognized for exceeding standards
Meigs County EMS Director Tony Finnell surprised officials when asked about response times at a public safety meeting
Complaints about long response times might come to and end for Chapin residents
A Horry County man called 911 three times before getting an answer while his wife was having a seizure
Charlotte County Fire and EMS has started a program to add ambulances during the busiest times of the day
The Denver Fire Department believes cross-training firefighters will help patients as Denver Health fails to meet response time goals
A top official with Empress EMS said units responding to calls in the town of Ulster in three months has increased from 94% to 98%
According to local officials, Falck ambulances were late to about one in every six medical emergencies in the cities of Livermore and Pleasanton
The investigation reported that the firefighters violated multiple rules, including failing to follow a memo about refusal of treatment and transport
Family of a Buffalo man shot during a basketball game believe a 30-minute delay led to death
First responders prepare for closing of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls and HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.
The lawsuit states the two EMTs took the ambulance out of service for 29 minutes of the 38-minute total response time
Clarksville officials are considering options to improve New Chapel EMS response times
Portland, Gresham officials go against Multnomah County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson’s claim that AMR is lowering standards if staffing changes
Members of the Lexington County Ambulance Response Solutions group encourage residents to work on improving EMS
EMS Station 37 is expected to reduce wait times in the southwest part of the city, freeing up other units
The FDNY will be using additional data from the university to look at increasing traffic and call volume
Interim Portland Fire Chief Ryan Gillespie is the latest to call for AMR to switch to EMT and paramedic staffing