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In Rural America, There Are Few People Left to Drive the Ambulances  The New Yorker

For years, a single family, the Morgans, ran the volunteer ambulance *service* in La Barge, Wyoming. A town of some five hundred people, La Barge is nestled in ...

Air Ambulances Caught in Health Insurance Downwash | General Aviation News  Aviation International News

Imagine a business where 70 percent of your customers only pay for 50 percent of the cost of the *service* you provide. The remainder of your customers contest ...

Austin-Travis County EMS Ambulances Offer Eye-catching, Effective Locations & Intersection Clearance

When leaving the National Association of EMS Physicians annual conference this weekend, I got a chance to scout out one of the Austin-Travis County EMS ...

Multiple ambulances respond to crash on US 178 near Lake Hartwell  FOX Carolina

Multiple ambulances responded to the scene of a crash involving a tractor trailer and an SUV along US 178 near the bridge over Lake Hartwell Tuesday.

Ambulances struggle on snow covered county roads  WGEM

Ambulances are teaming up with other first responders in Lewis County, Missouri to reach rural roads after the snowstorm. Aaron Stutheit with the Lewis ...

Study criticizes high costs of air ambulances in Missouri  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A state report says sick or injured Missourians who need air ambulance services often face steep medical bills, even if they have insurance.

Superbug MRSA found on ambulance oxygen tanks, floors, door handle raising need for vigilance in prehospital setting, study shows  Healthcare Finance News

Results support the need to develop "universal disinfection protocols" for such equipment and areas to cut down on the risk of infecting patients, study author ...

Emergency wait: Local ambulance crews face challenges with crowded ERs, EMT shortage  Knoxville News Sentinel

A week or so ago, TV news was flooded with reports that a local hospital emergency room was on “divert” status — so full, ambulances were instructed not to ...

FA to consider making ambulances compulsory at women's football fixtures after game is abandoned  The Telegraph

The FA may consider making ambulances compulsory at women's games after the incident that saw Sunday's fixture between Charlton and Manchester United ...

Colquitt County EMS to receive stretchers that load themselves on ambulances  Tifton Gazette

MOULTRIE, Ga. — A $43500 purchase could cut down on the number of calls for firefighters to help load patients into ambulances and cut the time it takes to ...

BRODBECK: Docs could be dropped from air ambulances permanently  Winnipeg Sun

Manitoba's Lifeflight air ambulance program could operate in the future without doctors regularly staffing the fixed-wing aircraft.It's a conversation that's going on ...

Man found unresponsive in downtown Milwaukee dies in ambulance  WISN Milwaukee

A man was pronounced dead in an ambulance after being found unresponsive in downtown Milwaukee. A medical examiner was called to the area near North ...

Answer Man: Where did the $1.5 B price tag for Mission Health come from? Magic ambulances?  Asheville Citizen-Times

How did that $1.5 B price tag come to be? And how do ambulances never, ever get caught waiting for the train?

Tesla Model X Converted Into An Ambulance — Real-World Pilot Project By Falck  CleanTechnica

January 15th, 2019 by Jesper Berggreen. Today, in a press release in my home country of Denmark, the Denmark-based first responder and ambulance ...

The Latest: Injured soldier taken from scene in ambulance  Chicago Daily Herald

An injured member of the Kenyan special forces has been taken from the scene of the hotel complex in an ambulance.

Tomah ambulance catches fire near Baraboo  La Crosse Tribune

BARABOO - Officials say it's unclear exactly what caused an ambulance from Tomah Area Ambulance *Service* to catch fire Sunday before bursting into flames ...

Man arrested for allegedly stealing ambulance, causing pursuit  KFOX El Paso

A man was arrested for allegedly stealing an ambulance and causing a pursuit in northwest El Paso on Monday, according to police. Officers said 27-year-old ...

2 ambulances respond to 3-vehicle accident  The Herald

Two ambulances responded to a three-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon, but police indicated those transported had only minor injuries.

EMS provider gets prison time in fatal ambulance crash

Jeffrey Gable was sentenced to at least six months in prison for his role in a 2016 ambulance crash that killed a passenger and another driver.

Nova Scotia paramedics sounding alarm over ambulance wait times  Global News

WATCH: The paramedics union says people are waiting up to six times the normal response time for an ambulance in this province — and some of those ...

Ambulance driver gets 6 to 23 months in crash that killed 2  WJAC Johnstown

An ambulance driver wept as he was sentenced to six to 23 month in prison in a crash that killed his passenger and another driver. LNP newspaper reports that ...

MP Naresh Gujral flags off 5 ambulances at Civil Hospital  The Tribune

Deepkamal Kaur. Tribune News *Service*. Jalandhar, January 15. The Rajya Sabha MP Naresh Gujral today flagged off five ambulances at the Civil Hospital here ...

M6 closed after serious pile-up, air ambulances attending  Cumbria Crack

The M6 is closed northbound between J34 near Lancaster and J35 near Carnforth due to a serious multi-vehicle collision. Police were called at 3:10pm.

Cause of ambulance fire near Baraboo remains under investigation  WiscNews

Officials say it's unclear exactly what caused an ambulance to catch fire Sunday before bursting into flames along a highway south of Baraboo.

Aiming to improve response times, JFRD is launching more ambulances  WOKV

More ambulances will soon be on the streets of Jacksonville, in an effort to ensure the fastest possible response times to emergencies across the city.Under the ...

Silver Lake Rescue Squad ambulances leased for use by Twin Lakes Rescue for six months  West of the I

Silver Lake Rescue Squad may be in the process of dissolving, but its two ambulances are still serving Wheatland and Randall residents. On Monday, the ...

Stop outrageous air ambulance bills by disclosing the transport price  STAT

A ride in an air ambulance can rack up a surprisingly high bill. Requiring companies to disclose the cost upfront can help stop so-called surprise bills.

Hospital CEO: RI should stop diverting ambulances  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The CEO of Care New England says Rhode Island should follow in Massachusetts' footsteps and stop diverting ambulances from emergency rooms.

LeRoy Village Board debates dissolving LeRoy Ambulance Services  13WHAM-TV

LeRoy, N. Y. (WHAM) - The LeRoy Village Board is debating whether or not to dissolve LeRoy Amblance Services. The LeRoy Town Board has already voted to ...

Ambulance, SUV collide in town of Poughkeepsie | Police Blotter  The Daily Freeman

TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — A Northern Dutchess Paramedics ambulance that was transporting a patient from the east side of the county to a ...

Son killed in crash involving ambulance, mother remains in hospital  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH — The McCracken County coroner says one of the four people hurt in a weekend crash involving a car and and ambulance in Paducah died as a ...

Ambulance crew heralded for Mifflinburg rescue  Sunbury Daily Item

MIFFLINBURG — Steward Brosius fell from a ladder, badly lacerated his right arm on a broken window pane inside the Mifflinburg home he was renovating and ...

Ocala man creates products to keep ambulances germ-free  WCJB

Being loaded into an ambulance for a medical emergency can be scary, but what if we told you there could be diseases and bacteria living on the floors of that ...

Coroner blasts organiser and ambulance service over marathon death  South China Morning Post

Ng Cheuk-yue, 24, died of natural causes following run in 10km event of the 2015 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, coroner rules.

Man accused of trying to steal ambulances, biting EMSA employee  KFOR Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY - It was a scary scene outside an Oklahoma City hospital as one man tried to steal two ambulances and allegedly assaulted paramedics and ...

Seminole man arrested in El Paso after allegedly stealing ambulance  KCBD

Tevyn Traivon Reed, a 27-year-old Seminole man, was arrested on Monday after allegedly stealing an ambulance from El Paso's Hospitals of Providence ...

2 taken by ambulances from Fort Myers crash  NBC2 News

Two people were taken away in ambulances from a crash in Fort Myers Sunday.

Ambulance contract reconsidered  Galesburg Register-Mail

ALTONA — Members of the Altona-Oneida-Wataga Ambulance *Service* Board are meeting in small groups to renegotiate the contract between the entities ...

Ambulances wait hours for hospitals to accept patients  WVLT.TV

'A lot of people have the mindset they have an ambulance, they'll get in quicker and that's not the case,' said Ronald Smiddy, who is a paramedic with Anderson ...

Many people now choosing ridesharing over ambulances to ER  YourErie

Studies show millions of Americans are choosing Ubers over Ambulances for a trip to the Emergency Room, but could it be a bad decision?

EMSA announces new color scheme for ambulances, new logo  Tulsa World

The agency will eventually replace its entire Tulsa-area fleet of about 55 ambulances, but that will take years, a spokesman said.

Fire Chief says he hopes to improve aging ambulance fleet  ABC Action News

Tampa's fire chief says he hopes to improve the aging ambulance fleet.

'Ambulance fee' stalls in Moundsville  WTRF

A plan to bill insurance companies for EMS services in one local community has stalled.

Ambulance with flames visible while driving becomes fully engulfed, officials say - WISC-TV3

An ambulance that was seen Sunday night driving in emergency mode with flames underneath eventually pulled over and became fully engulfed in fire, ...

Granite Peak's expansion may call for an additional ambulance just for the hill  WSAW

RIB MOUNTAIN, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Granite Peak Ski area in Rib Mountain wants to add an additional 60 acres for 10 new ski runs on the east and west side of ...

Questions raised about proposed air ambulance changes  Gillette News Record

CASPER — Several attorneys and labor officials have raised alarm about an air ambulance bill that the Wyoming Legislature will consider, warning that it ...

Cole County Commission approves ambulance purchases

Cole County Emergency Medical Services officials will purchase two new ambulances after getting approval from the Cole County Commission on Tuesday.

Study: Ambulance equipment likely contaminated with MRSA superbug

Researchers found MRSA on all nine oxygen tanks they tested from three ambulances in Alabama.

Ambulance service sees record number of calls, overdoses in '18  Seymour Tribune

Jackson County Emergency Medical Services had another record-breaking year in 2018 as ambulance crews responded to more than 7000 calls. Director ...

Regulators grant limited ambulance license to Children's Minnesota  Star Tribune

A regulatory board voted Friday to give Children's Minnesota a license to transfer patients between its hospitals with two new quad-cab ambulances but opted ...

With help from Tucsonans, ambulance company chooses name for therapy puppy  Arizona Daily Star

A couple weeks ago, a Southern Arizona ambulance company looked to social media for help in naming their newest therapy puppy.

911 records reveal dozens of ambulance calls from Missouri Planned Parenthood  Lifesite

January 14, 2019 (Operation Rescue) – In response to an open records request, Operation Rescue has obtained a list of EMS calls placed from the ...

EMSA Ambulances In Tulsa Get New Look  News On 6

A new look is coming to EMSA's ambulances in Tulsa.

UPDATE: Ambulance catches fire in Sauk County  WKOW

UPDATE (WKOW) — Sauk County emergency crews were able to remove a patient from an ambulance just before the vehicle went up in flames Sunday ...

JCSO: Woman stripped off clothes, broke into ambulance after taking meth  The News Herald

ALFORD — The Jackson County Sheriff's Office arrested an Alford woman last week after she allegedly stripped off her clothes and broke into a parked ...

SRSO: Man on drugs broke out of ambulance, ran down road, tried to get in stranger's car  Pensacola News Journal

A man is in custody after police say he tried to break into cars in a parking lot, broke free from an ambulance and then tried to get into a stranger's vehicle.

Va. EMS provider indicted in fatal ambulance crash

A whistleblower said William Watson, who was still in training, did not have sirens activated when the ambulance crashed and a woman was killed.

Ada County says it needed an armored ambulance during a 2016 shootout. Now, it has one  Idaho Statesman

A grant from the Department of Homeland Security paid for an armored ambulance for Ada County paramedics. Under the Obama administration, the grant could ...

Unicoi County Commission to consider reopening bidding process for ambulance service contract  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Unicoi County Commission will consider reopening the bidding process for their next ambulance *service* contract.

Unicoi Co. Commission to hold special meeting on ambulance proposals  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

The Unicoi County Commission will hold a special called meeting to address proposals for ambulance *service*.

Man hit by ambulance in Sheffield in critical condition  BBC News

A student paramedic was also taken to hospital after the accident in Sheffield.

Ambulance wreck results in injury  WPSD Local 6

PADUCAH, KY. — At least four people were taken to the hospital Saturday night after a wreck involving an ambulance. The wreck occurred on Joe Clifton Dr.

After alleged baseball bat attack, officer drives ambulance to allow EMS to treat woman  Atlanta Journal Constitution

To get an alleged assault victim to a hospital as quickly as possible Sunday morning, police said an Athens officer broke down a door and jumped behind the ...

Ambulance woes in Daviess Co.  14 News WFIE Evansville

Yellow Ambulance notifies officials December 30 it no longer will serve Owensboro and Daviess County starting in June. But that's not stopping the fiscal court ...

Maharashtra’s boat ambulances lie unused as doctors quit  The Indian Express

The river ambulances, operating on a stretch of the Narmada river, have been anchored after the doctors appointed to serve on them quit to join more lucrative ...

Sri Lanka : Government to distribute new ambulances to 132 hospitals  Colombo Page

Jan 16, Colombo: The Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine has taken steps to provide new ambulances to 132 hospitals across the country.

Missouri Rips Air Ambulance Companies For Charging 'Jaw-Dropping' Fees To Patients In Emergencies  KCUR

One patient was billed more than $100000 after being transferred out of state for treatment of encephalitis. Another got a bill for $25000 after being.

Residents look to keep AOW Ambulance Service  Galesburg Register-Mail

ONEIDA — Area residents have not given up on the Altona-Oneida-Wataga Ambulance *Service*."S.O.S. Save Our *Service*" is what one person said recently of ...

Too many calls, not enough ambulances: Paramedics overwhelmed this holiday season

A 'Code Red' is put in place when there are not enough ambulances available to meet the demand.

Reid Health will take over ambulance service for part of Wayne County  Palladium-Item

Wayne County commissioners have decided to give the ambulance contract for southwestern Wayne County to Reid Health over current provider Dublin EMS.

Police detain woman after ambulance takes man to hospital  Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER - A woman in handcuffs was led to a police transport van after an injured man was taken to the hospital Thursday night.The man was loaded into ...

Welsh Ambulance Service braced for winter peak time  BBC News

People with non life-threatening emergencies can expect to wait longer on the busiest winter days, the Welsh Ambulance *Service* has admitted. The *service* is ...

Ambulance Driver Injured In Crash During Patient Transfer

Sioux Falls, South Dakota — A northwest Iowa EMT was slightly injured late Thursday morning when the ambulance she was driving crashed southeast of Sioux ...

Auto-locate service for 9-1-1 ambulance calls restored

A recent decision by the province to move local ambulance dispatching to Hamilton from Cambridge could be reversed. That *service* is responsible for ...

7 hurt after pumper truck crashes into back of ambulance

Officials said the crew was trying to calm a patient who had tried to climb out of the back of the ambulance when a concrete pumping truck crashed into the.

Ambulance oxygen tanks prone to MRSA contamination, study finds  Becker's Hospital Review

Ambulance oxygen tanks are likely to carry methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, suggesting a need to regularly disinfect medical equipment, a study ...

Woman accused of stealing ambulance when she couldn’t find ride home from hospital  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CONCORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Employees of a Northeast Ohio ambulance company were bewildered to discover someone stole their ambulance outside ...

Vehicle safety solution firm raises cash for air ambulance  The Northern Echo

STAFF at a vehicle safety solution firm have beaten a fundraising target of more than £3000 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Concern over ambulance response times in rural areas  BBC News

Concerns have been raised about ambulance response times in rural areas of north east Scotland. Scottish Ambulance *Service* figures show the average time ...

Small-town Illinois residents debate what’s next after local ambulance service contract is terminated  WQAD Moline

The Oneida-Wataga Fire Department and AOW Ambulance *Service* talk about years long feud and what's next.

Small town Illinois ambulance service is unsure what’s coming next  WQAD Moline

ONEIDA, Illinois – Currently the towns of Altona, Oneida, and Wataga all depend on one volunteer ambulance *service* called AOW. But, that could change come ...

Woman steals an ambulance after she found no ride home  KALB News

A woman who couldn't find a ride after leaving the hospital took an ambulance and led police on high-speed chase.

7 injured in crash involving ambulance on I-264 in area of Bells Lane  WLKY Louisville

Seven people were injured in a six-vehicle crash that blocked all lanes of I-264 in the area of Bells Lane on Monday. Jody Meiman, director of Louisville Metro ...

Paramedics injured in rollover ambulance crash in Van Buren Township  Detroit Free Press

Two paramedics were working on a patient at the time of the crash.

Conshohocken council hears ambulance service concerns | News  The Times Herald

CONSHOHOCKEN — Borough council members extended Happy New Year's wishes to all constituents Wednesday evening as they ushered in 2019 with a ...

Acadian takes over Ouachita ambulance service on New Year's Day  Monroe News Star

At 12:01 a.m. Jan. 1, Acadian Ambulance assumes ground and air ambulance responsibilities in Ouachita Parish.

Jackson County woman accused of burglarizing ambulance  WCTV

An Alford woman was arrested last week after she allegedly broke into an ambulance while she was under the influence of methamphetamine.

MP raises problem of 'two-tier' ambulance service following Pulse investigation  Pulse

An MP has called on the health secretary to 'urgently investigate' the 'two-tier' ambulance *service* after a Pulse investigation revealed response times to 999 ...

Wild Ride: Police chase stolen ambulance  14 News WFIE Evansville

(WKYC/NBC News) - An Ohio woman is facing multiple charges after stealing an ambulance and leading police on a high-speed chase. The Lake County ...

Police investigating shots fired at Sarasota ambulance responding to call  Tampa Bay Times

Once they got back into the ambulance, police say an unidentified individual fired about 3-5 shots, striking the front passenger door at least twice. That person ...

Virginia Medic Indicted in Fatal Ambulance Crash - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

Whistleblower revealed details in crash that killed one person and injured several others.

Sepsis: Ambulance call handlers 'must spot condition'  BBC News

Ambulance staff who answer 999 calls must be given more information about sepsis, doctors and patients have said. Ambulance *service* emergency call ...

Woman makes age discrimination claim against ambulance trust  Devon Live

A tribunal in Exeter has heard how Elizabeth Ryan believes she was hindered by her age when applying for jobs within the trust when she was 66 years old.

TPD: Man arrested for urinating in front of ambulance  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A Tallahassee man is behind bars after police say he assaulted an EMT and urinated in front of an ambulance. According to court ...

Deputies: Woman stripped, barked at street and burglarized ambulance while high on meth  WTXL ABC 27

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A Marianna woman is behind bars after local deputies say she broke into an ambulance while high on meth.

ISP: Drunk driver hits ambulance south of Coeur d'Alene  KXLY Spokane

This is a developing story. We will post updates as they become available. UPDATE: ISP reports Matthew T. Johnson was driving his pickup southbound on ...

Opioid crisis putting Waterbury-area mutual aid ambulance crews to the test

"It's really picked up -- the level of difficulty we've had responding because there are so many more calls opioid-related."

ANC's broken ambulance fleet is killing people – Andrew Louw - POLITICS  Politicsweb

Ailing health services in the Northern Cape have just deteriorated even more, as Namaqualand finds itself with a broken down ambulance *service*. The motor ...

EMS officials say patient tried to climb out of ambulance before violent I-264 crash  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- EMS officials say a patient tried to climb out of the back of an ambulance Monday just before a violent crash sent seven people to ...

Top 5: New ambulance service covering western half of county  Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

The cost of the *service* was not factored into the budgets of governmental bodies last year, which officials said could raise taxes at some point.

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