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The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Our cohosts discuss EMS funding, volunteerism and what’s needed to make way for growth
KG shares his motivation in making a career change and how to avoid burning bridges
Peyton Fire Protection District officials are looking at in-house solutions to AMR’s response time, staffing problems
Grand County EMS personnel had to create a multistage, complex rope system amidst challenging windy, rainy conditions
$6 million from the package will be used for a sprint medic pilot program in three counties
New Athens officials are replacing the New Athens Ambulance Service with MedStar due to funding spent trying to increase staffing
Adair County Health System had set up a triage center at the Greenfield high school after much of town was destroyed
San Bernardino County Fire Protection District first responders from Station 53 cover an area of roughly 5,000 square miles
In proposed test, “sprint” paramedics will be dispatched to calls in three counties to start treatment before an ambulance arrives
Six of North Dakota’s 53 counties have an adequate number of healthcare workers
Tyler Wenrich, VP of operations at Emergency Services Solutions Inc., was going through a security checkpoint after traveling to Grand Turk on a cruise ship when it was discovered he had ammo
First responders from several agencies used nine sets of tubes during a technical rescue in Gridley
Jasper County officials aim to focus on providing countywide ALS certification, service to every citizen
Hilltown Community Ambulance Association in Huntington avoided having to end service to six towns
Eagle County Paramedic Steve Zuckerman was known for making a difference every day
Doctors had told the hunter’s family that he may not walk again
Rancher Jim Lutter’s injury, treatment highlight rural EMS challenges and advances in ED technology
Saugerties, Ulster County officials debate disparity among providers, staffing and costs for smaller communities
A Niles man lost control of his snowmobile causing it to roll over on him
Western University of Health Sciences students reviewed, funding, staffing, and an aging rural population
Underfunded, understaffed rural ambulance services are highlighted after a Pickens County patient had to wait over a hour for an ambulance
Funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is to help EMS support residents in rural communities
Rural medics who rescued the rancher didn’t have much experience handling severe wounds, but a doctor was able to help via video inside the ambulance
A vacuum truck was used to help rescue a man almost completely buried in corn inside the Henryville grain bin
“We have upped salaries. We’ve recruited. Nobody wants to do it as much as they did,” said John Smith, the director of operations at Gold Cross
If passed, the bill would establish a pilot grant program for EMS preparedness and workforce retention, allocating 20% of the grants to rural EMS agencies
As the National Guard helicopter was shuttling gifts to children in a rural town, the pilots shifted focus and added two paramedics to the flight to get them to a patient in another nearby town
The City of Palmview will pay the county $10 a month for the use of the ambulance, which will be added to three already in the city’s inventory