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California Air Ambulances Get Likely Funding Reprieve  Jefferson Public Radio

Air ambulances in California get some public funding to stay in business. And before the legislature closed, it passed a bill to extend that funding. That.

Air Ambulances Woo Rural Consumers With Memberships That May Leave Them Hanging

FORT SCOTT, Kan. — On a hot June day as the Good Ol' Days festival was in full swing, 7-year-old Kaidence Anderson sat in the shade with her family, waiting ...

'No ambulances' to help Sussex pensioner after fall  BBC News

A "stretched" ambulance trust had 18 calls stacked up when a woman sought help, an inquest hears.

Muncie Fire Department holds open houses for new ambulances  Ball State Daily News

MUNCIE, Ind. (NewsLink) — The Muncie Fire Department held an open house Monday Night at Fire Station Three to show off new ambulances that will take to ...

Letter: This plan puts Bay Area air ambulances at risk  The Mercury News

In the Bay Area, traffic gridlock makes air ambulances necessary.

Beacon Health announces addition of five more ambulances and 60 new jobs  WSBT-TV

Seconds count during an emergency. Beacon Health is announcing the addition of five more ambulances and 60 new jobs. Those ambulances will be used to ...

Hudson looks to sell ambulances  River Towns

HUDSON --Lakeview EMS is interested in purchasing two of the city of Hudson's ambulances previously used by the city-run St. Croix EMS, the Hudson ...

Ambulance Getting a Make Over in Chester

One of Chester's two main ambulances is getting a much-needed renovation intended to make it better and safer.

Going airborne: Pvt co pushes govt for heli ambulances  Deccan Herald

The air emergency *service* industry is pushing the Centre and the state government to introduce a policy to fund helicopter air ambulances, which they say will ...

Samsung and O2 are building connected 5G ambulances for the NHS  IoT Tech News

Korean tech giant Samsung has partnered with telecoms firm O2 to help build connected 5G ambulances for the NHS.

City ambulance contract extended  The Ellsworth American

ELLSWORTH — Ambulances will be housed in the Fire Department for at least the next few years. That's the word after the City Council approved an extension.

Medical center in Sheridan will get a new ambulance  NBC Montana

The Ruby Valley Medical Center in Sheridan is getting a much-needed upgrade to one of their ambulances. CEO Landon Dybdal says their Chevy Suburban is ...

O2 5G powers smart ambulance trials  TechRadar

O2 will provide mobile connectivity for a trial of smart ambulances that aims to improve the speed of a patient's diagnosis and the level of treatment that can be ...

Erbil motorists endanger lives by obstructing ambulances  Rudaw

This video shows the obstacles an ambulance driver faces every day in Erbil. Drivers block their route, preventing the ambulance from passing. Sometimes ...

Sales of Ambulance Cots to Gather Pace in Line With Growing Number of EMS Providers Worldwide, Fact.MR  GlobeNewswire

North America is a highly matured ambulance cots market that possesses expertise and resources, and is expected to be prominent in the global ambulance ...

MFD to show ambulances, but no word on when they will run  Muncie Star Press

MFD will hold an open house to show off the new city ambulances, despite questions about when and how the project will operate remaining.

Don’t put Tennesseans’ access to emergency air ambulances at risk | Opinion  Knoxville News Sentinel

This legislation would push most air medical transport providers into the red and would prompt many to close their bases serving rural communities.

Braun and Crestline Announce New Ambulance Sales and Service Locations in LA, TX, NM, OK and AR

Nexus Emergency Group will now *service* customers in five southwestern states and customer are urged to contact them direct for inquires related to new ...

New tech in ambulances gives real-time monitoring capabilities to Ark. first responders

The Bella Vista Fire and EMS Department among first in the nation to launch cerebral oximetry machines in two of its ambulances.

Air ambulance advisory panel on surprise billing takes shape  Healthcare Dive

The Department of Transportation appointed 13 members to a new advisory committee charged with reviewing issues in the air ambulance industry with a ...

Grants available for schools and fire, ambulance services  Allied News

State Sen. Michele Brooks has announced two grant opportunities for local groups and organizations. • SCHOOL SAFETY – Funding is available for area ...

Air ambulances essential to emergency care in small towns, like Sonora  Modesto Bee

One of the most terrifying scenes is an overloaded hospital emergency room following a major disaster or emergency. Add to that extreme under-staffing and ...

Tetris challenge with emergency response teams around the world  Business Insider

Emergency services around the world are "knolling" — laying objects flat to take photos from above — with all of the equipment in their vehicles.

In an emergency, where ambulances take patients differs by race  STAT

Ambulance crews are generally supposed to take seriously ill patients to the closest hospital that offers the necessary emergency services, such as stroke or ...

St. Albans considers land donation for ambulance station, announces trick-or-treat times  WSAZ-TV

If built, the location would be a three-bay ambulance station, St. Albans Mayor Scott James said.

Federal watchdog says Medicare wrongly paid $849K for ambulance transports to SNFs - News  McKnight's Long Term Care News

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General is estimating that Medicare incorrectly paid nearly $850000 for emergency ...

DOT announces air ambulance, patient billing advisory committee

Thirteen members have been appointed to the AAPB Advisory Committee to advise the USDOT Secretary Chao about issues relating to air ambulance services.

Tehran Orders Crackdown as Wealthy Use Ambulances to Beat Traffic  The New York Times

Celebrities and even private tutors pay large sums of money to use emergency vehicles to escape traffic in one of world's worst cities for traffic jams.

Ambulance company sends ambulances and supplies to Bahamas

COLORADO (KWWL) -- One of the nation's largest medical transport companies is sending aid to the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas.

O2 to Trial Smart Ambulance with 5G Technology  RadioResource Media Group

U.K. mobile carrier O2 will provide connectivity for a new “smart ambulance” at Millbrook Proving Ground this month, as part of a trial to benefit patient diagnosis, ...

Three pensioners died after ambulances took hours to arrive, inquest hears  The Telegraph

Three pensioners died as they waited for ambulances in East Sussex, an inquest heard. Alan Craze, the Hastings coroner, said the three deaths in the summer ...

Braun Ambulances, Crestline Coach Announce New Ambulance Sales  EMSWorld

Braun Industries, Crestline Coach Ltd, and Nexus Emergency Group congratulate Tim Hutchens on his retirement.

Ambulances will continue to run outside Sturgis city limits -- for now  Kotatv

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV)- The clock is winding down for residents outside Sturgis city limits to keep ambulance *service*. "When you need an ambulance you ...

Carroll County towns receive four ambulance proposals  Conway Daily Sun

FREEDOM — Six Carroll County towns banding together for ambulance *service* will be meeting on Monday, Sept. 16, to discuss the proposals, received Aug.

Air ambulance memberships may still result in high medical bills  Becker's Hospital Review

Air ambulance companies are increasingly offering memberships to consumers in rural areas, but state insurance leaders and others are skeptical about the ...

Mendocino County endorses AB 651 to continue funding emergency air ambulance services  The Willits News

Last week Mendocino County Chief Executive Officer Carmel Angelo and 33 first-responders, medical care providers and other community leaders across ...

Mattoon may offer only 1 ambulance service license | Local |  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON — The City Council is scheduled tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 17) to consider reducing the number of city ambulance *service* licenses from two to one.

“Community Ambulance's 'Pull for a Cure'” on Brooklyn Bridge to Benefit American Cancer Society  Nevada Business Magazine

**PRESS RELEASE**. Pull 2 Local Las Vegas First Responders and Community try their hand at pulling a 5-ton fully loaded ambulance. Community-minded ...

Ambulance hits stalled pickup truck on I-40 in Oklahoma County, officials say  KOCO Oklahoma City

An ambulance rushing a patient to a hospital hit a stalled pickup truck on Interstate 40 in Oklahoma County overnight. According to the Oklahoma Highway ...

Some disparities in U.S. hospital care may start in the ambulance  Physician's Weekly

Sep 11, 2019 | Reuters | 0 |. By Lisa Rapaport. (Reuters Health) – Even when patients live in the same communities, and close to the same hospitals, there are ...

State gets new ambulance service  The Hindu

CM launches Kanivu 108 as part of trauma care, management system.

FIRST ON CBS7: Beto absolutely wrong; There was no ambulance shortage after the mass shooting  CBS7 News

The City of Odessa does admit that because it was a holiday weekend, it had a limited number of 911 operators working that day and that it took awhile for ...

Hawaii medics file anonymous complaint raising safety concerns with new ambulances

Paramedics said the new vehicles have not been appropriately retrofitted and are putting the crews' and patients' safety in harm's way.

Former Wausau firefighter pleads guilty to assaulting patient in ambulance  WSAW

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) Clifford Heiser, 34, pleaded guilty in Marathon County court Tuesday to sexually assaulting a female patient he was transporting to a ...

To Cut Sky-High Bills, Wyoming Calls For More Regulation Of Private Air Ambulances : Shots - Health News  NPR

Wyoming, which is among the reddest of Republican states and a bastion of free enterprise, thinks it may have found a way to end crippling air ambulance bills ...

Wyoming seeks to regulate air ambulances like a public utility  Healthcare Dive

Frustrated with expensive air ambulances, Wyoming is proposing a creative solution to rein in costs and improve coverage and eliminate surprise bills.

Bella Vista Fire Department First In The Nation To Have New Technology In Ambulances  KFSM 5Newsonline

BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KFSM) — The Bella Vista Fire and EMS Department continues to pave the way in emergency medicine in Arkansas, and now in the nation.

New Aspen ambulance district building celebrated | News  Aspen Daily News

The modern, $8 million-plus Aspen Ambulance District station will go a long way toward ensuring that ambulance personnel are fully prepared to handle each ...

Victim says thanks to ambulance crew that saved his life after motorcycle crash  RiverheadLOCAL

Pre-hospital care providers rarely get to meet a patient whose life they were able to save — but last month Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps members had ...

A shortage of ambulances in Yakima  KIMA CBS 29

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A KIMA investigation uncovered a limited number of ambulances serving our area. That shortage causing delays when you call 911. Recently ...

Live updates as ambulances rush to Bude Morrisons  Cornwall Live

A large number of paramedics were seen at the store.

Podcasts - Medicaid Covering Hospital Air Ambulances? No Way (Guest: Evan Blauser)  The Heartland Institute

The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Evan Blauser of the Wyoming Liberty Group on the state's plan to use Medicaid to fund ...

Police: Train blocks Ill. ambulance during emergency call

A Med-Star ambulance was responding to a call of a four-year-girl that sustained a gunshot wound to the chest when the path her house was blocked.

Patients die as Manila traffic jams block ambulances  Yahoo News

Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city's hospitals, medics warn.

Barton’s first responders auction off their ambulances

Barton Ambulance sold all its equipment and vehicles at auction on Tuesday. The organization closed last year. Courtesy photo by Vince Illuzzi.

HEMSI to send ambulances to Florida to help with Hurricane Dorian relief  WHNT News 19

Two HEMSI ambulances, five crew members and extra medical supplies are headed to the coast to help in communities impacted by Hurricane Dorian.

Defense testimony begins in Youngstown ambulance case | News, Sports, Jobs  Youngstown Vindicator

By RENEE FOX Staff writer YOUNGSTOWN — Attorneys defending an ambulance company against a civil liability suit argue their client's dispatcher fulfill.

Acadian Ambulance opens operations center in Harahan for 40 ambulances, 210 staff serving area

Acadian Ambulance has opened an operations center in Harahan, housing about 40 ambulances and staff of 210 serving Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and St.

Decatur County Memorial Hospital debuts new ambulance | Local News  Greensburg Daily News

GREENSBURG — A new ambulance with state-of-the-art innovations and features to offer the highest-quality care is taking to the streets to serve the patients of ...

Bledsoe County officials consider privatizing ambulance service  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Officials in Bledsoe County, Tennessee, are mulling the idea of privatizing the county's ambulance *service* by contracting with Georgia-based Puckett ...

Ambulances aren't taking 40% of patients to nearest hospital  Futurity: Research News

Emergency medical services aren't taking all patients to the nearest hospital, according to a new study that found major racial disparities, as well.

Why Red Wyoming Seeks The Regulatory Approach To Air Ambulance Costs  Kaiser Health News

Wyoming is taking on expensive air ambulance bills by trying to expand Medicaid to cover transport for all patients. This is a big change: a red state seeking to ...

Drones beat ambulances in first aid delivery test runs  Becker's Hospital Review

During tests conducted with fake patients, medical drones carrying first aid kits arrived 90 to 120 seconds faster than an ambulance in the busy streets of Iraq, ...

Firefighters Are Too Valuable To Send For Ambulance Calls | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

Jamestown firefighters have every right to be upset if they indeed are unable to respond to structure fires because they are responding to ambulance calls. O.

Ambulance damaged after Graham paramedics hit elk on highway  KIRO Seattle

A Graham Fire and Rescue ambulance was damaged early Saturday when the car collided with an elk on the highway.

AMR appeals city decision to deny its protest of ambulance bids  Colorado Springs Independent

The ordeal of selecting an emergency ambulance provider has taken on a life of its own, with the latest volley from American Medical Response noting,...

Aberaeron ambulance station backed despite flood risk  BBC News

Plans for a new ambulance station in Ceredigion have been approved despite warnings it is in a flood risk area. The station will go behind council offices in ...

Montville ambulance involved in rollover crash while responding to a call  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MONTVILLE, Ohio - The Montville Fire Rescue team reports its 3951 ambulance was involved in a rollover crash while responding to a rescue call Saturday.

Next Level: Fire department purchases off-road ambulances  Brownsville Herald

The Brownsville Fire Department is equipped with some new ambulances that can be used in off road conditions.

Driving Ambulance 360 Miles to Take Sick Husband to Visit his Wife Around the Corner  Aish

London Jews drove 360 miles to take an elderly man on a five-minute drive in their ambulance when no other help was available.

New Aspen Ambulance building also a wellness tool  Aspen Times

The new Aspen Ambulance District building, which opens today, should help ease the burnout rate among paramedics, an official said.

Sal's Birthday Bash for St. George Ambulance a big success

"Sal's Birthday Bash" fundraiser for St. George Ambulance *Service* on August 24 was again big success. I would like to thank the St. George Fire Dept. for the ...

Minnesota First Responders, Ambulances Heading To North Carolina  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three dozen first responders and 15 ambulances from Minnesota are headed to North Carolina to help with Hurricane Dorian. Gov.

New ambulances raise safety concerns for paramedics  KHON2

New ambulances for EMS on Oahu had to be taken off the road after complaints were filed to the state labor department. Paramedics say the new vehicles are ...

Stamford EMS Ghosts & Zombie 3K raises funds for ambulances  CT Post

Gather friends and family, plan your costumes and get ready for the Stamford EMS Run For Your Life Goblins, Ghosts & Zombie 3K on Sunday, Oct. 27.

O2 ramps up R&D for 5G connected ambulances  Total Telecom

The UK mobile network operator has signed a deal with the National Health *Service* to develop a series of healthcare related 5G use cases.

City of Decatur puts pressure on ambulances to be quicker  WAAY

The city of Decatur says it's time to hold first responders who don't arrive to an emergency in a timely manner responsible.

East of England Ambulance Service doubles use of private vehicles  BBC News

East of England Ambulance *Service* says it uses private services for overtime and spikes in demand.

Lorna Gordon: Manage ambulance service on individual basis  Conway Daily Sun

Surrounding town ambulance *service* is not a good idea. When are taxpayers going to wake up and smell the disconnect? The towns should manage ...

Tokyo braces for 2020 Games in summer heat with more ambulances  Kyodo News Plus

As a safety measure against a possible surge in heatstroke and heat exhaustion cases at next summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Tokyo Fire ...

Program planned on history of ambulances in Tuscarawas County  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

DOVER The Tuscarawas County Genealogy Society is hosting a talk on “The History of Ambulances in Tuscarawas County” at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Bob Smith ...

Benioff: Mayor must ‘take responsibility’ for ambulances stuck in Mission Bay traffic  San Francisco Examiner

Ensuring emergency vehicles can navigate traffic around the future home of the Golden State Warriors, Chase Center arena, is Mayor London Breed's ...

Paramedic seriously injured after alleged drunk driver hits ambulance  Hawaii News Now

The ambulance sustained enough damaged for it to be taken out of *service*.

Should ambulances always go to nearest hospital? Many cities require it, but central Ohio officials say emergency-room diversion plan works  The Columbus Dispatch

For nearly a quarter century, central Ohio hospitals and the Columbus Division of Fire have operated under a partnership that uses a protocol to ensure that ...

NY teen charged in crash that flipped ambulance

Two AMR first responders were transported to the hospital with various injuries and released.

City Officials Look At Ambulance Options | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

Because of a “gearing down” in the calls Alstar EMS responds to, city officials are examining the possibility of providing an ambulance services for the c.

Ambulance changes drive rise in Eyota's preliminary levy for 2020

A promise to start paying its ambulance *service* professionals is the major driver behind increases in Eyota's 2020 preliminary property tax levy.

Most do not pay for ambulances out of pocket  Half Moon Bay Review

In regard to the editorial headlined, “Plane crash raises questions about emergency charges” (Review, Aug. 28), there are some important things to know about ...

Grady taps profits, controversy in EMS expansion throughout Georgia  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Grady hospital now operates ambulance services throughout Georgia, as it tries to bring in new revenues. The strategy also has brought criticism.

West Ealing live: Police and ambulance at scene of 'corkscrew attack'  MyLondon

Pictures from the scene show a number of police vehicles and an ambulance van.

Man Headed to Hospital in Ambulance Killed in Suspected Drunk-Driver Cadillac Crash: Police  NBC New York

An 85-year-old man being transported to hospital in an ambulance was killed before he could get there after a suspected drunk driver crashed into the ...

Woman who sued ambulance company for allegedly inflicting fatal injuries to her father settles case  The Pennsylvania Record

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Philadelphia woman who claimed an ambulance company's personnel responsible for attending to her father in a medical ...

Pair hospitalized following Clarksburg, WV, vehicle accident involving an ambulance  WV News

WILSONBURG — According to Harrison/Taylor 911 officials, two people were taken to United Hospital Center in Bridgeport by Harrison County EMS following a ...

Drone in 'near-miss' with air ambulance  BBC News

The unmanned aircraft came with 10ft (3m) of the Yorkshire Air Ambulance helicopter, bosses say.

Air ambulance industry hits turbulence amid potential regulations  The Hustle

Privately owned companies have jacked up the price for an air ambulance ride -- and regulators are finally fighting back.

Parade Of Ambulances, First Responders Visit ‘The Mighty Quinn’  CBS Boston

WEYMOUTH (CBS) – A line of ambulances and first responders paraded by the Weymouth home of “The Mighty Quinn” Thursday morning. The visit from South ...

When hospital computers crashed, Froedtert turned away ambulances. Ascension didn't. Both approaches were allowed.  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Froedtert Hospital shut its emergency department doors to most incoming ambulances for two hours late last month because of a computer failure, turning away ...

Ambulance 'delay' to man who died after police restraint  BBC News

An ambulance was sent to a man who died after being restrained by police "about 50 minutes" after the 999 call, an inquest has heard. Douglas Oak, 35 ...

New ambulance could provide options for future  Cherokee Tribune Ledger News

The performance of a new ambulance could provide the county with options for upgrading the ambulance fleet in the future.

Ambulance station's closure opens up questions about assets  WOAI

Alarming questions are being asked about La Vernia's volunteer ambulance *service*. “Where is the money going? ”, said Ronnie Rye, a former volunteer EMT ...

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