Ohio county launches mobile health care program

Posted on Thu, 3 Sep 2015 16:12:52 UTC
The program assists patients in their homes after they have been discharged from the hospital

Off-duty Pa. Medic/FF, 32, killed in car crash

Posted on Thu, 3 Sep 2015 15:52:31 UTC
Michael Golden Jr. died Wednesday evening in a head-on collision

SWATting guidance for emergency responders and 911 telecommunicators

Posted on Thu, 3 Sep 2015 15:39:56 UTC
The National 911 Program and NENA provide information and training webinar on the response to false emergencies

What will fix an EMS system under stress?

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 20:55:14 UTC
A high salary might attract medics, but it is workplace satisfaction and culture that keeps them for the long term

EMS leaders honored at 10th annual Pinnacle EMS Leadership Forum

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 19:25:42 UTC
Brian LaCroix, Allina Health EMS, and Dr. Ed Racht, AMR, were recognized for their leadership and commitment to advancing EMS

Recruit EMTs, medics and EMS educators with EMS1 job postings

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 19:19:10 UTC
Municipal, county, private, and hospital-based EMS agencies use EMS1.com to find top applicants for their open field, management and training positions

Minn. FF/Paramedic remembered by friends and colleagues

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 19:03:21 UTC
Shane Clifton, 38, of the St. Paul Fire Department died of a heart attack after exercising

Storm-chasing medic's photo goes viral

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 18:53:57 UTC
When he is not responding to a storm call, the medic is chasing one

EMT steals hydrocodone from casino hotel

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 18:11:48 UTC
The EMT and a security guard were caught on camera stealing the pills from a locked cabinet

Patient stabs firefighter in hospital

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 17:55:50 UTC
The patient pulled a knife out of his sock after being brought to the hospital by medics

Man shot in groin over potato chips

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 17:26:33 UTC
A 59-year-old Detroit man was shot in the genitals after refusing to give up his bag of chips

EMS staff shortages ongoing struggle for Texas agency

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:35:45 UTC
Medics are pressured to work substantial and unpredictable amounts of overtime

Medic steals Fentanyl, replaces it with unknown liquid

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 15:25:37 UTC
The paramedic was charged with seven counts each of grand theft and possession of a controlled substance

Responders smash car window to 'rescue' infant manikin

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 12:37:46 UTC
Calif. emergency personnel, called out for an infant in a hot car, quickly broke into a car before realizing the infant was a lifelike doll

NY receives $3.7M in grants to treat, prevent strokes

Posted on Wed, 2 Sep 2015 10:00:29 UTC
The CDC funds will go toward education and EMS

Medics treat and release most Minn. State Fair goers

Posted on Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:29:37 UTC
They say many of the 4,000 they see each year could avoid trips to the station if they'd follow simple guidelines

Man arrested after pointing gun at paramedic

Posted on Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:09:05 UTC
Medics were called for a man who had fallen but when arrived the patient pointed a gun at one of them

Tenn. medics get self-defense training

Posted on Tue, 1 Sep 2015 20:46:22 UTC
The class teaches them to recognize when an argument can escalate and how to avoid violent encounters

Medics disciplined for dropping off disabled man at wrong place

Posted on Tue, 1 Sep 2015 20:05:23 UTC
The medics couldn't reach the visually impaired man's contact person after he was discharged from the hospital so they left him at another hospital

Surge in K2 calls for Texas EMS agency

Posted on Tue, 1 Sep 2015 19:01:39 UTC
Austin-Travis County EMS responded to more than 700 synthetic drug calls in the past three months