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Water pressure, ambulance traffic back on at Tufts Medical Center  Boston Herald

Water pressure has been restored and Tufts Medical Center in Chinatown is once again accepting ambulance traffic following a water-main break on Harvard ...


Emergency Air Ambulances Put Patients at Risk for Balance Billing  HealthPayerIntelligence.com

Privately insured patients who use out-of-network emergency air ambulances are at high financial risk for balance billing.


Air ambulances are expensive and most likely out of network  Axios

If you ever find yourself in a helicopter on the way to the hospital, chances are you're in for a very big bill. By the numbers: The average cost for an air ambulance ...


The Eye-Popping Price Tags On Life-Saving Air Ambulance Rides Are Spiking Despite States' Efforts To Rein In Costs  Kaiser Health News

Sixty-nine percent of the 20700 air ambulance transports--which cost up to $40600--taken in 2017 by privately insured patients were out of network, meaning ...


5 including pregnant woman injured as 2 ambulances collide in MP  Business Standard

Read more about 5 including pregnant woman injured as 2 ambulances collide in MP on Business Standard. Five people including a pregnant woman ...


Patients in ambulances still being turned away from hospitals even as some cities end the practice  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Paramedics grapple with ambulances being turned away from hospitals even as other cities, including Milwaukee, ban the practice of ambulance diversion.


DC Ambulances Will No Longer Transport Patients For Non-Emergencies  WAMU 88.5

Starting Friday, D.C. Fire and EMS ambulances won't transport all patients that contact 911 to a hospital emergency room. In some cases, emergency ...


Worried about your hospital closing? You should be worried about your next ambulance ride.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

A new study says ambulance response times in rural areas slow by 11 minutes when a nearby hospital closes.


REV Group Announces FDNY Order of 76 More Eco-Friendly Ambulances  JEMS.com

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2019--Wheeled Coach, a leading manufacturer of emergency medical *service* vehicles and subsidiary of REV Group, ...


Newburyport considers providing ambulance service | Local News  The Daily News of Newburyport

NEWBURYPORT — City officials are considering handing control of ambulance services to the Fire Department.


Kansas Looks To Relax Rules On Who Can Drive Ambulances In Rural Areas  KCUR

In Norton County, as in many parts of rural Kansas, the ambulance *service* is stretched thin. Norton, with a population around 5400 in the northwest corner.


Additional Chicago Ambulances Improved Response Time by Only Four Seconds  JEMS.com

CHICAGO (CBS) – Last summer, the Chicago Fire Department hailed the addition of five new ambulances as a step to cutting chronically slow response times to ...


Ambulance contract offer exchanges continue  Daily Times Leader

Clay County Chancery Court Clerk Amy Berry and West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson discuss the latest in the ambulance *service* contract negotiations prior to ...


Slow to Respond: What Takes Philly Ambulances So Long?  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Philadelphia Fire Department records show that 66 percent of all EMS arrivals to 9-1-1 emergencies take longer than 9 minutes. What will it take to improve their ...


Medicare pilot program would allow ambulances to take patients places other than hospitals  Crain's Detroit Business

Medicare to begin program that would pay ambulance companies to transport seniors to non-hospital facilities for primary or urgent care; Community EMS in ...


Mayor: McGonigle to provide local ambulance service | News | ncnewsonline.com  New Castle News

Beginning on May 1, two additional ambulances will be available in New Castle.


Kansas considers relaxing rules on rural ambulance drivers  KWCH

NORTON, Kan. (AP) A proposal before the Kansas Legislature would allow people without medical training to drive ambulances in rural areas. The bill is in ...


Schools' pleas lure ambulance service to town | News | ncnewsonline.com  New Castle News

Local schools apparently played a role in getting a Mercer County ambulance *service* to set up shop in New Castle.


Adding Ambulances Hasn't Improved Emergency Response Times, Data Shows; 'This Is An Egregious Shell Game'  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Last summer, the Chicago Fire Department hailed the addition of five new ambulances as a step to cutting chronically slow response times to ...


MWC 2019: Barcelona's 5G ambulances  ZDNet

The Catalonian government has partnered with Juniper and Vodafone to fit its ambulances with 5G connectivity.


Air ambulances called to two separate crashes Wednesday morning  13abc Action News

Two separate crashes required air ambulances this morning, closing major roads and sending multiple people to the hospital.


Air Ambulance Costs Soar, Leaving Families With Crushing Debt  NBC Bay Area

If you or a loved one faces a medical emergency outside a major city, you may need an air ambulance. The trip could save your life -- and leave you with a ...


Cub Scout Pack 323-Bastrop Scouts tour ambulance, fire station  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

As the night unfolded, Cub Scout Pack 323-Bastrop Scouts had the opportunity to tour one of the ambulances of Med-Life Ambulance *service* on February 18 ...


Ambulances sound the alarm  Wellsville Daily Reporter

ALBANY — Ambulances across New York state are sounding the alarm, warning of the “impending collapse” of the industry if Medicaid crossover and ...


For the flaw in 'Medicare for all,' just look to Britain's NHS  Washington Examiner

Obamacare did not solve America's healthcare and health insurance problems, and Democrats have taken the next step. A "Medicare for all" plan, now in the ...


Stamford ambulances badly damaged in engine fire  The Advocate

STAMFORD — Two ambulances were badly damaged and a third suffered mostly cosmetic harm during an engine fire behind the Stamford Emergency Medical ...


Head On Traffic Collision on 299 Near Willow Creek; Two Ambulances Requested  Redheaded Blackbelt

At approximately 12:50 p.m., a full sized Ford pickup and a Trooper SUV crashed head on west of Willow Creek at mile marker 32 on Hwy 299, according to the ...


Ambulances no longer guaranteed for less urgent 911 calls in DC  WTOP

When a 911 call comes in from DC, depending on where the person is calling from, they may or may not get an ambulance responding. It's part of a new ...


Boyne Valley Township to consider ambulance options at special meeting  Petoskey News-Review

BOYNE FALLS — The Boyne Valley Township Board of Trustees will conduct a special meeting today, Tuesday, March 19, to consider two options for providing ...


Ind. town denies request for third ambulance  EMS1.com

If a 911 call comes in for emergency medical care, often services must come from surrounding town, due to a lack of rigs.


Boyne Valley Township delays ambulance service decision | Featured-pnr  Petoskey News-Review

BOYNE FALLS — The Boyne Valley Township Board of Trustees has postponed a decision on which ambulance *service* it will use for a primary *service* provider ...


City refutes ambulance objections by council member  Muncie Star Press

MUNCIE, Ind. — City officials are refuting the claims made by Nora Powell and her attorney that the city's plans to fund ambulance *service* would breach the ...


Floyd County Council votes against request for third ambulance  Evening News and Tribune

FLOYD COUNTY — Brad Striegel said the argument whether a third ambulance is needed in rural Floyd County is an easy one to make. All you have to do, he.


Fire Destroys 2 Stamford Reserve Ambulances  NBC Connecticut

A fire has destroyed two of Stamford Emergency Medical *Service's* reserve ambulances.


'Not enough ambulances to cover rural areas'  BBC News

A BBC News investigation has found that patients needing emergency care in rural areas in Britain are waiting on average 50% longer for an ambulance to ...


Does Howard County need more ambulances? | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Recently, an old debate concerning the 2009 decision to do away with Kokomo Fire Department's ambulance services has resurfaced, with some local political ...


No jail time for Holton EMT who stole morphine from ambulances  KSNT News

A former Holton EMT will not go to jail for stealing morphine from vials in ambulances, the Kansas U.S. Attorney said Wednesday morning.


North Boone, Capron ambulance service at center of tax referendum debate  MyStateline.com

The use of ambulances in northern Boone County is at the center of a debate, and voters will soon take to the polls to settle the dispute.


5 injured in collision between ambulances in Indore, Video Gallery  Business Standard

Indore (MP), Mar 24 (ANI): While driving carelessly on Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) road in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, two ambulances collided with each ...


Ambulances getting to emergencies quicker in Warrnambool, new data shows  Warrnambool Standard

Ambulances are responding to emergencies quicker in Warrnambool and Moyne.


Cuts in state budget could have dire consequences for NYS ambulances  WIVB.com - News 4

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - New York's network of ambulance providers claim that they lose about $31,000,000 a year, statewide, every time they transport a ...


U.S. Supreme Court won’t review ambulance company’s lawsuit against 12 O.C. cities, letting rulings rejecting  Los Angeles Times

The U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to review a petition by an ambulance company alleging that 12 Orange County cities used non-competitive business ...


Blaze destroys La Pointe fire hall, ambulances, fire trucks  CBS 3 Duluth

LA POINTE, MN -- Firefighters have been letting the fire go out on its own before they conduct their investigation. Officials we spoke with Wednesday.


Hold placed on ambulance service permit applications in Mattoon  Journal Gazette / Times-Courier

MATTOON --The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a moratorium of up to six months on issuing any new ambulance *service* permits.


Local ambulance companies speak out on proposed cuts in Medicaid payments  WatertownDailyTimes.com

Even with ambulance company budgets razor-thin across the state, an amendment in Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's proposed 2019 budget would require ...


City Ready to Put out RFP for Permanent Ambulance Station  Charlestown Patriot Bridge

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) will likely take the first step to creating a permanent, two-bay ambulance substation in Charlestown ...


Air Ambulances Called to Multi-Vehicle Crash Near Ramona  NBC 7 San Diego

Air ambulances were called to transport two victims of a crash outside of Ramona.


Southbound 5 Freeway in Gorman reopens after dozens are hurt in multi-vehicle crash  Los Angeles Times

All southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway in Gorman were reopened Saturday night after a fiery multi-vehicle crash forced the closure of the roads for about four ...


Puna to get second ambulance unit  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald From right, Fire Chief Darren Rosario, Battalion chief Chris Honda and Deputy Chief Lance Uchida laugh together Friday ...


ROCK TOWNSHIP AMBULANCE DISTRICT: Two incumbents face challenge to serve second terms  Leader Publications

Lynne Ruzicka and Christy Gay, who three years ago turned out a pair of incumbents to win seats on the Rock Township Ambulance District's Board of Directors, ...


News13 Special Report: Sky-high air ambulance bills hurt patients  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

CONWAY, SC (WBTW)- Local hospitals use private air ambulance companies to transport patients via helicopter to save their life, but patients said the bill they ...


Philadelphia Fire Department Struggles with Slow Ambulance Response Times  JEMS.com

Only about 33 percent of ambulances arrive on scene within nine minutes according to latest report.


Wells-next-the-Sea has longest wait for ambulances  BBC News

Critically ill people in a coastal town wait the longest for an ambulance in Britain, figures have revealed. People in Wells-next-the Sea in Norfolk wait on average ...


Mattoon may put hold on new ambulance service permits  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON — The city may place a hold on issuing any new ambulance *service* permits through Sept. 20 while officials consider options as Dunn's Ambulance ...


UPDATED: Four hospitalized after ambulance-truck crash | Local  Glens Falls Post-Star

HADLEY — Four people were hospitalized following a head-on crash involving an ambulance on Route 9N on Monday morning, one of many crashes in which ...


Ambulance service running smoothly | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

JOHNSTOWN — Fulton County Emergency Management Director Steve Santa Maria briefed the Board of Supervisors' Public Safety Committee on the county's ...


East Haddam Ambulance's dwindling volunteer numbers causing concern  WTNH.com

EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH) - A meeting is set to take place on Saturday to discuss a growing concern in East Haddam where a number of EMS volunteers ...


Ambulance operators plan rally in Albany over state budget concerns  WSYR

Ambulance companies are warning that proposed cuts in the state budget could have dire effects on their services and in some cases, put smaller ambulance ...


Payette officials pan Fruitland's ambulance plan | Local News Stories  Ontario Argus Observer

PAYETTE COUNTY — The City of Fruitland is hoping Payette County officials will approve a countywide bond election to construct facilities for the county ...


UPDATE: Officer injured after responding to unwanted subject at San Angelo residence  Standard-Times

An officer with the San Angelo Police Department was injured after a man with a gun became uncooperative. A citizen rushed in to help.


Cuts in governor's budget would hurt local ambulance services  The Times Telegram

MOHAWK — Board President Greg Eisenhut, of the Mohawk Valley Ambulance Corps, warned of a crisis in emergency transport services in rural areas during a ...


DeKalb County launches national search for new ambulance provider  Decaturish.com

Want to shop local? Check out our business directory! Click here to see what our advertisers have to offer. DeKalb County is searching for a new provider for ...


Atlantic Ambulance rig goes up in flames after striking utility pole in Andover Borough  New Jersey Herald

ANDOVER BOROUGH -- An Atlantic Mobile Health ambulance burst into flames after it slid off Route 206 in the borough and struck a sign and a utility pole ...


Murfreesboro may start ambulance service | News  Murfreesboro Post

The City of Murfreesboro is considering starting its own ambulance *service* as early as next year, with officials saying they are dissatisfied with response times ...


Police chase down stolen ambulance  Herald Palladium

ST. JOSEPH — A man who police say stole an ambulance from a restaurant parking lot in St. Joseph finally surrendered it in a church parking lot 23 miles away.


LCS: Full-time ambulance now stationed at PK  Graham Leader

In January, Emergency Services District No. 1 approved a proposal which created a third full-time ambulance in Palo Pinto County with it being stationed on the ...


Smith Ambulance discusses service change, money with Uhrichsville leaders  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

UHRICHSVILLE The owner of Smith Ambulance told City Council on Thursday that the company will need a "substantial amount of money" above the $14 ...


WFPL hosts Touch a Truck  KAUZ

Organizers are already planning another Touch a Truck event for next year.


Landisburg EMS, municipalities begin talks for secure funding  PennLive.com

Landisburg EMS and the municipalities have begun talks to find equitable ways to keep the emergency *service* running in years to come.


Second Fulton County ambulance service set to close  The Daily Gazette

JOHNSTOWN -- The Johnstown Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps. has announced it will be shutting down March 16, making it the second ambulance *service* in ...


Fire trucks are supposed to have 2 license plates but some don’t  OCRegister

Q. I have noticed that most government vehicles have front and back license plates. Even cops! Even ambulances! But not so with fire trucks. I don't see a legal ...


Best Care Ambulance to be acquired by Butler Medical Transport  MyEasternShoreMD

TRAPPE — After 25 years of serving the medical transportation needs of the Eastern Shore, Best Care Ambulance of Trappe announces its acquisition by Butler ...


Hidalgo County EMS will station ambulance in Sullivan City to improve response times  Progresstimes

Hidalgo County EMS agreed Wednesday to station an ambulance in Sullivan City, which will dramatically reduce emergency response times. The Sullivan City ...


One dead, three injured after shooting in downtown San Francisco, police say  Fox News

A shooting in San Francisco's Fillmore neighborhood on Saturday night has left one person dead and at least three more injured, one critically, police say.


San Jose firefighters call on county to open ambulance contract  San José Spotlight

After failing to meet response times amid a spike in 911 call volume, San Jose firefighters are asking the county to consider opening an ambulance contract to ...


Three injured in shooting on Memphis basketball court  WREG NewsChannel 3

Memphis police officers are on the scene of a shooting at the basketball court at 2602 Mt Moriah. One male victim was located and taken to Regional One in ...


New ambulance garage planned  Waupaca County News

By Angie Landsverk. Gold Cross Ambulance *Service* plans to tear down its ambulance garage in Waupaca and build a smaller one on the site. Its request for a ...


'Historical and emerging challenges': A Q&A with NIOSH Director John Howard  Safety+Health magazine

Dr. John Howard is NIOSH's longest-serving director. Except for a brief period from mid-2008 to mid-2009, Howard has been in the role since 2002. Before ...


I didn't seize ambulances from Nakpale after losing elections – Deputy N/R minister-designate  GhanaWeb

Deputy Minister Designate for the Northern Region, Jabaah John Bennam has cleared the air on reports in his constituency that he had done a turn around and ...


The ER was closed. The ambulance wasn't close. This is how you die in rural Mississippi.  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Shyteria Shardae "Shy" Shoemaker was sitting on a bed in her Chickasaw County home when it happened. The 23-year-old mother, who family members say ...


Lake Luzerne, Hadley work to overcome ambulance crash impact  Glens Falls Post-Star

The emergency medical technician who was injured in an ambulance crash Monday remained hospitalized as the squad that covers the towns of Hadley and ...


DeKalb launches national ambulance provider search  On Common Ground News

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond today announced that the county has begun a national search to select an ambulance transport provider. “DeKalb ...


Huge dancing crowd in Kerala instantly parts to make way for ambulance [Video]  CarToq.com

The Indian roads have always been known for chaos and vehicles moving in an unorderly fashion. With limited road infrastructure of the cities, the increasing ...


Three injured in two-car crash in Attleboro | Local News  The Sun Chronicle

ATTTLEBORO -- Norton firefighters clean-up following a two-vehicle crash that sent three people to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries around 2:30 ...


Erwin mayor seeks other options for ambulance services  WCYB

The future of ambulance services in Unicoi County are up in the air once again. It was months of back and forth before the county finally signed a contract with ...


Ambulance crews prepping to respond in winter storms  KY3

The winter weather makes it harder for emergency crews to respond, here's how they prepare ahead of time to beat the snow and ice.


Smith Ambulance to stop sending backup unit to Twin Cities starting Friday  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

A private ambulance company has decided to scale back its services in the Uhrichsville and Dennison areas beginning Friday.In a letter sent last week to the ...


Public using incorrect hospital A&E access leading to ambulance delays  Norwich Evening News

Ambulance drivers are being delayed by the public using the incorrect access to A&E at Norfolk's largest hospital, a technician has claimed.


Fla. city traffic slowing 911 response times  EMS1.com

Downtown traffic is delaying emergency responders from reaching victims, a dangerous growing pain for the developing city.


Smithsburg EMS says financial crisis could mean end of ambulance company  Herald-Mail Media

SMITHSBURG — Officials with Smithsburg Emergency Medical Services say a financial crisis could force the company to close by September.


Vehicle crash involving ambulance barely misses Aiea home  KHON2

Lauren Kamikawa was in her living room watching TV with her daughter around 9 p.m. Friday night when they heard a crash outside their home.


Nick Lees: Grande Prairie Rotarians to drive 100th emergency vehicle to Mazatlan  Edmonton Journal

The Highway to Mexico program, which involves a 5500-km, week-long trip, was born,” says Seiler. “It morphed into an annual delivery of emergency vehicles, ...


Video: Hiker injured on Acalanes Trail in Lafayette rescued by helicopter  East Bay Times

A medical helicopter crew rescued an elderly hiker who became injured along the Acalanes Trail last weekend, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said.


Ex-fire company treasurer charged with $14k theft from Duryea Ambulance  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

PITTSTON — A man from Duryea charged with stealing funds from the Germania Hose Co. was arraigned Monday on allegations he stole more than $14000 ...


Kiowa County Hospital District January 22, 2019 meeting minutes  Kiowa County Press

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS. BOARD MEETING January 22, 2019. The Kiowa County Hospital District and County Board met in regular session on January 22 ...


4 children struck by car, injured on Volusia beach  Daytona Beach News-Journal

ORMOND-BY-THE-SEA — As the tide inched closer, a family of six decided to start packing it in, getting ready to leave the beach during a chilly, windy afternoon ...


Malfunctioning HVAC unit forces partial evacuation of ManorCare  Reading Eagle

The Spring Township nursing home was cleared within an hour.


Negotiations over new ambulance service contract ongoing, officials say  messenger-inquirer

In January, the Louisville company that operates Yellow Ambulance announced it was ending its contract to provide ambulance coverage to Owensboro and ...


At least 64 people died as thousands of local residents evacuated  Global Times

As of Sunday, 604 injured victims have received medical treatment. This includes 19 in critical condition and 98 with severe injuries. Fifty-nine people have been ...


Driver fined for failing to give way to ambulance  Bangkok Post

SAMUT PRAKAN: A driver has been fined 500 baht for obstructing an ambulance taking a woman in labour to a hospital.


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