Video: SUV slams boy into store window

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:39:52 UTC
Twelve-year-old says he didn't feel much pain at first because it happened so fast.

2 busted stealing med supplies from ambulance

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:34:59 UTC
Medics gave police a description of the vehicle, which police found with the medical bag.

Medics airlift driver involved in 2-semi crash

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:25:00 UTC
One driver had head and leg injuries; the other driver was not hurt.

Former volunteer firefighter convicted of killing pregnant wife

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:05:37 UTC
Prosecutors say he shot her, showered to remove evidence and faked 911 call.

Calif. ambulance company defends high fees

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:42:30 UTC
Company officials say that only 5 percent of those using the service pay in full, which runs the price up.

Bed bugs found in Detroit ambulance

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:10:56 UTC
The bed bugs were traced to a patient; the unit was disinfected.

NC EMTs getting 30 bulletproof vests

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:19:45 UTC
Officials spent a year trying to get the vests, which were bought with a $10,500 state grant.

Pa. EMS lands $87K FEMA grant

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:54:01 UTC
The money will pay to put a second paramedic unit in service.

Inside EMS Podcast: Why can't EMS and dispatch get along?

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:34:39 UTC
Chris and Kelly also talk about the New York City medics being placed on modified duty after a fatal arrest

Ambulance hits NY woman, pins her underneath

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:26:49 UTC
The EMT didn't realize he hit the woman until onlookers screamed at him to stop

Tornado slams Virginia campground, 2 killed

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:14:19 UTC
A tree fell on couple's tent and their 13-year-old son suffered life-threatening injuries; hospitals were treating more than two dozen patients as of Thursday afternoon

1 killed, doctor fires back at Pa. hospital gunman

Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:29:38 UTC
The patient opened fire after entering the doctor's office at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital with the caseworker, who was killed

Why the younger generation shies from leadership

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:43:25 UTC
By neglecting to be models that young people want to emulate, many view leadership as large, onerous, lonely and unappealing

Charting the course of community paramedicine

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:31:15 UTC
Experts discuss the challenges, opportunities — and, perhaps, inevitability — of mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine programs

Why EMS needs higher education

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:51:36 UTC
An increasing number of accredited paramedic education programs can lead to better care, career growth, and more respect within the health care industry

NEMSMA, IAEMSC to merge in next year

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:36 UTC
The two leadership organizations provided an update on their plans to consolidate

EMS leaders talk industry changes at Pinnacle

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:12:55 UTC
From the diminishing role of ALS medics to Obamacare reimbursement changes, here’s a roundup of conference highlights

Clinical scenario: Near-amputation in a boating accident

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:45:15 UTC
You arrive to find a 23-year-old male whose right leg has been nearly amputated above the knee. What are your treatment priorities?

Family of pregnant woman who died in ambulance sues city

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:03:20 UTC
The family alleges she would still be alive today if the responding paramedics were properly trained and had proper medical equipment

Off-duty medic honored for cardiac arrest save using mobile app

Posted on Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:44:27 UTC
He was working out when the app PulsePoint alerted him on his phone that someone in the parking oh his health club had suffered sudden cardiac arrest