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FDNY calls on volunteer ambulances to help with heat-related 911 calls during weekend scorcher  New York Daily News

The weekend's heat wave is going to be too hot for the FDNY to handle alone.The city fire department will lean on community volunteer ambulance services to ...

Demers Ambulances Adds North Central Emergency Vehicles to Growing Dealer Network  PRNewswire

Largest dealer in the upper Midwest will serve Minnesota and North Dakota BELOEIL, QC, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances, an industry ...

Navicent Health specialized ambulances 'bring the hospital to you'

MACON, Ga. -- As an intensive care unit on wheels, Navicent Health Medical Center's pediatric ambulances serve all across the midstate. When the green, blue ...

DC Wants Ambulances Used Only For Emergencies. But Who Decides What's An Emergency?  WAMU 88.5

D.C. emergency officials have been trying to reduce the number of ambulance rides for patients who don't need them by diverting patients to clinics and ...

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

Ambulances will continue to run outside Sturgis city limits in Meade County until at least December 31st.

Voters say 'no' to tax that would fund MIGC Fire Rescue ambulances

District leaders proposed a tax increase Monday to help with the issue plaguing Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Rescue. On Tuesday evening, voters said "no" to ...

Monroe Community Ambulance staff prepares for heat wave  Monroe Evening News

If needed, MCA will staff additional paramedics and ambulances in the area to help handle heat-related medical emergencies. The staff of Monroe Community ...

CPC backs ambulance purchase  Athol Daily News

ATHOL – The Capital Program Committee voted Tuesday night to support Article 2 on the warrant for the upcoming special town meeting, which seeks to spend ...

New ambulances part of EMSA rebranding

For years, Oklahoma City residents have relied upon red, white and blue ambulances to offer aid during their most trying times, but those emergency vehicles ...

Greenfield signs contract with AMR, acquires new ambulances  The Recorder

GREENFIELD — The city has signed a contract with American Medical Response of Massachusetts Inc. (AMR) to provide advanced life support (ALS) ...

Bike ambulances to the rescue of people at inaccessible places  The Hindu

Meenakshi Mission Hospital's bike ambulance *service* takes speedy emergency care to people in places that are inaccessible to big ambulance vehicles.

Energy firm donates to ambulance | News, Sports, Jobs  Minot Daily News

NEW TOWN – The New Town Ambulance *Service* received a significant boost in its fundraising for a new ambulance Thursday with a $25000 donation from ...

US-based Kashmiri doctors to launch critical care ambulance service in Valley  indica News

IANS-. Alarmed by the number of road accident deaths in Jammu and Kashmir, a group of US-based Kashmiri doctors is all set to provide fully equipped critical ...

North Dakota official calls for crackdown on predatory air ambulances  Bismarck Tribune

FARGO — The North Dakota insurance commissioner says air ambulance carriers that prey upon consumers by refusing to negotiate agreements with health ...

DN Ambulance hosts community dinner  Del Norte Prospector

DEL NORTE— For the third year in a row, the Del Norte Ambulance *Service* hosted their free community dinner last Thursday, July 11. Several members of the ...

4 ambulances called to scene of serious crash in Burlington  Boston 25 News

Police and fire crews in Burlington are responding to a serious crash on Winn Street at Wayman street.

Air ambulances charge astronomical prices  HealthExec

Emergency services are well known for charging high prices, often leaving patients on the hook for sky-high medical bills when those services are billed out of ...

Air ambulances may be banned from balance billing

Air ambulance providers are pushing back over a Senate proposal that would ban balance billing for their services.

Chicago Adds More Ambulances, But If You Need One, Will It Be On Time?  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Fourth of July holiday weekend is here. But, if you need an ambulance will it be there on time? For years CBS 2 investigator Pam ...

Lanett Council approves purchase of new ambulance, applies for more grants - Valley Times-News  Valley Times-News

The Lanett City Council approved the purchase of a new ambulance Monday ...

Air ambulance industry on defense as surprise billing debate heats up  Healthcare Dive

The industry group representing air ambulance services is warning that bases are at risk of closing, particularly in rural areas, if Congress passes a bill banning ...

EMS company hopes signs in ambulances will prevent assaults against first responders  WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

The sign reminds patients that assaulting a first responder is a felony.

Daily on Healthcare: Air ambulances sound the alarm over surprise billing legislation  Washington Examiner

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on ...

City of Augusta, Gold Cross reach agreement on ambulance service contract  WFXG

The City of Augusta and Gold Cross have come to an agreement on an ambulance *service* contract.

Mexico City aims to reduce response time with fleet of moto-ambulances  Mexico News Daily

Paramedics may soon be weaving through Mexico City's notorious stand-still traffic aboard motorcycles, delivering emergency care in as little as 10 minutes.

Sturgis concerned citizens reaching out to community about ambulance service  Kotatv

The future of limited ambulance *service* outside of Sturgis city limits continues to have some people worried.

Hospital in Clinton diverts ambulances because of “potentially infectious patient”  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

CLINTON, Mo. -- A potentially infectious patient's arrival at the emergency department at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare in Clinton Tuesday prompted the ...

SoCal ambulance service deploys strike team to help with hospital evacuation

Hall Ambulance strike team is helping to transport patients to regional health facilities.

Ambulances accused of being late to city emergency calls

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia city has accused the surrounding county of not abiding by an agreement to ensure American Medical Response ...

Mercy Flight will provide consulting services to Finger Lakes Ambulance - Buffalo Business First  Buffalo Business First

A consulting agreement will see Mercy Flight Inc. share best practices with a Finger Lakes emergency services organization. The deal with Finger Lakes ...

Medical Minute: Funding a new ambulance  KFYR-TV

NEW TOWN, N.D.- Rural ambulance services in our area often need to travel to Minot when transporting patients who need emergency care. Those trips cause a ...

Air Ambulances With Sky-High Charges  Health Affairs

Charges for air ambulance services were 4.1–9.5 times higher than what Medicare paid for the same services in 2016. The median charge ratios (the charge ...

Tax increase proposed to help MIGC Fire Rescue ambulance shortage

District leaders are proposing a tax increase to help with the issue plaguing Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire Rescue. A shortage of ambulances has been ...

2 paramedics injured in ambulance rollover crash

Police are investigating an ambulance crash that left four people injured, including two paramedics.

Centra bases ambulance at Forest Walmart to alleviate high call volumes  WDBJ7

FOREST, Va. (WDBJ7) At the Walmart Neighborhood Market along Route 221 in Forest, in a parking lot where shoppers fill their carts with merchandise, ...

Fire, ambulance services celebrate milestones  The Wellsboro Gazette

BLOSSBURG — This past weekend, Blossburg residents celebrated 150 years of volunteers protecting the community.

DeKalb has violated ambulance contract, city declares  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Adding another layer to a years-long saga, the city of Dunwoody has formally declared that DeKalb County is in violation of its agreement to ensure ambulances ...

Ashaway voters approve fire district budget, $50000 for ambulance corps  The Westerly Sun

ASHAWAY — Voters approved the 2019-20 Ashaway Fire District budget and a resolution allocating another $50000 to the Ashaway Ambulance Association at ...

Shrinking northwest Minnesota ambulance service seeks volunteers  INFORUM

STEPHEN, Minn. — Concerned that their numbers might dwindle over the next few years, volunteers for the Stephen Volunteer Ambulance *Service* say they ...

Man charged with sexual battery after assaulting an ambulance medic

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A camera inside an ambulance captured the assault of an ambulance medic and now police say a man is facing assault ...

Lawyer Of Gulnara Karimova Believes She Was Taken From Jail In Ambulance  Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

The lawyer for Gulnara Karimova, the daughter of the late Uzbek President Islam Karimov, says he believes she has been taken from the prison where she is ...

Dog Injured In Rollover Crash Taken By Ambulance To Emergency Vet  CBS Los Angeles

A car landed on the front lawn of a fire station in the 2800 block of Whites Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Thursday night. 12 hours ago ...

Ambulance fees for Polish Town Fair have organizers upset  Riverhead News Review

Members of the Polish Town Civic Association are unhappy about the prospect of paying more than $2000 to have ambulances on call during the upcoming ...

4 ambulances called to 3-vehicle accident in Salina

Four ambulances were called this afternoon to a three-vehicle accident at Liverpool Bypass and Oswego Road in Salina, according to the Onondaga County ...

Huntsville Hospital's new kids ambulances offer critical help to children  WAFF

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - Huntsville Hospital has new equipment to care for children in critical situations. The Kids Care fleet consists of two ambulances ...

Vintage ambulances, hearses, funeral limousines coming to Rapid City  Rapid City Journal

Retired hearses, ambulances and funeral limousines are converging in Rapid City for a car show dedicated to a dying breed.

Medically unnecessary ambulance rides soar after ACA expansion  Science Daily

A researcher discovered that medically unnecessary ambulance rides have drastically increased due to the expansion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Fire damages Third Street home, fire officials say ambulance was delayed in coming to scene  messenger-inquirer

A Thursday morning fire caused extensive damage to a home on West Third Street, although firefighters were able to save a cat trapped inside.

County purchase advanced life support ambulances to boost health care  Standard Digital

Emergency medical vehicles are ideal for doctor appointments, provide extra support to patients in a critical condition and cardiac monitoring.

You're having a heart attack 45 minutes from a hospital. An ambulance that could save you is sitting in the garage.  WCPO Cincinnati

Pendleton County residents might soon need a new plan for medical emergencies, fiscal court magistrate Darrin Gregg suggested after a Tuesday night ...

Report: Half of Cleveland Ambulances in Poor Condition

Concerns over Cleveland's fleet were raised after an ambulance broke down while rushing a man suffering a heart attack to the hospital, according to a TV news ...

Expensive air ambulance charges continue to rise, study finds  The Philadelphia Inquirer

A study by Johns Hopkins researchers found charges for air ambulances are 4.1-9.5 times what Medicare pays, posing a serious concern for privately insured ...

Louisville lawmaker wants to make sure suburban fire can run ambulances. And tax residents  Courier Journal

Rep. Jason Nemes, R-Louisville, wants to clarify that fire districts for Jefferson County are the "primary *service* provider" unless they say otherwise.

Lafayette County BOCC approves repairing ambulance | News  Suwannee Democrat

MAYO — The Lafayette County Board of County Commissioners agreed to repair the rear end of one of the county's three ambulances at its meeting Monday ...

Friends of Heart helps put new technology in Gibson Co. ambulances  WBBJ-TV

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. — A local nonprofit makes a life-saving and heart-healthy donation. Friends of Heart, a nonprofit started by West Tennessee ...

MFRD says man was able to steal ambulance because anti-theft device malfunctioned  NBC 15 WPMI

A man is in custody after officers say he stole an ambulance and lead them on a violent chase. Police say Leemichale Lyman stole the ambulance from Mobile ...

County Looks For Overnight Non-Emergency Ambulance Provider  Goldsboro Daily News

Wayne County will contract out for its overnight non-emergency ambulance services. During this week's public hearing, County Manager Craig Honeycutt ...

How ambulance membership programs help patients defray ambulance cost

Exploring the legal, marketing and administrative considerations for EMS agencies considering an ambulance membership program to streamline billing.

Mission donates ambulance to sister city  Progresstimes

As part of its ongoing relationship with its 22 sister cities, the city of Mission made an important donation to Ciudad Miguel Alemán in Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Sturgis City Council extends ambulance funding deadline to end of year

STURGIS, SD — The Sturgis City Council has just given 4000 Meade county residents the gift of time Monday night, after they were in danger of losing their ...

Texas air ambulance bill vetoed

The bill would have required air ambulance companies that operate subscription services to enter into reciprocity agreements.

Ambulance service ends for some areas outside of Sturgis at midnight on July 15  Rapid City Journal

STURGIS | Without an intervening action, about 4000 residents outside the city limits of Sturgis will be without ambulance *service* as of midnight today.

Wis. paramedic charged with sexually assaulting patient in ambulance

Timothy Ovadal, 36, is accused of fondling a patient and exposing himself in the back of an ambulance during a transport.

East Midlands Ambulance Service: Trust makes 'significant improvements'  BBC News

A previously-troubled ambulance *service* has made significant improvements, a regulator has found. East Midlands Ambulance *Service* NHS Trust has been ...

New Ambulance Fees Coming to Village of Mount Prospect  Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

The Mount Prospect Village Board approved an increase in ambulance billing rates and fees during Tuesday's (July 16) regular board meeting.

Lafayette Parish Acadian Ambulance cuts ribbon on new station in Lafayette KATC News 3:03 PM  KATC Lafayette News

LAFAYETTE — Acadian Ambulance has a new location in the Hub City. The ambulance *service* held a ribbon cutting at their new administration and ambulance ...

Unnecessary Ambulance Calls in NYC Spiked After Obamacare  HealthDay

Use of ambulances for non-emergency situations soared in New York City after the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a new study finds.

Hundreds of ambulance workers to stage 24-hour strike  The Irish Times

HSE does not recognise PNA for ambulance personnel.

First responders with Minot Community Ambulance are ready for the fair

Minot's Community Ambulance will be helping people at the state fair, so what does that mean for people in the community who need help? The station in town ...

Atlanta ambulance crash causes vehicle to roll over

The ambulance had its emergency lights and sirens running when it was struck by another car while crossing an intersection.

County adds new ambulance | Spotlight  MyEasternShoreMD

CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services has added a Road Rescue Paramedic Ambulance with a Ford 550 chassis.

Ambulance returning to in-house management | Local News  West Side Index & Gustine Press-Standard

Five years after bringing in an outside firm to manage operations, the board which oversees West Side Community Ambulance has decided to return to an ...

Bill takes aim at whether suburban fire districts can operate ambulance service  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) –- A state lawmaker has prefiled a bill making it legal for suburban fire districts to provide ambulance *service* and collect additional ...

Washington County/Johnson City EMS begins providing ambulance service to county  Erwin Record

By Richard Rourk. Washington County/Johnson City EMS officially took over Unicoi County's ambulance *service* on Monday, July 15. According to Unicoi ...

Neighboring ambulance service fights to stay open amidst staffing shortage  Fallon County Extra

By Shannon Johnson. Last summer, Marmarth Ambulance *Service* (MAS) successfully petitioned Slope County to get a funding initiative placed on the ballot so ...

Paramedic charged with sexually assaulting patient in ambulance  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — A paramedic was charged Monday with felony sexual assault for allegedly groping a patient in an ambulance during a transport from ...

County to add ambulance station at Hillsdale  Miami County Republic

Miami County Emergency Medical Services found itself without an ambulance in the county 126 times last year.

Pennsylvania Ambulance Signs Remind Patients It's Not OK to Assault Medics

One EMS company in Pennsylvania is hoping signs it installs inside ambulances will have the salutatory effect of reducing assaults against first responders.

City of Cleveland ambulance breaks down on the way to the hospital with heart-attack patient inside  Cleveland 19 News

An ambulance carrying a man in cardiac arrest broke down before reaching hospital.

Sturgis grants ambulance service redrawing extension to end of year  Black Hills Pioneer

STURGIS –– With the deadline to find long-term funding solutions for ambulance *service* to those who live outside Sturgis city limits mere hours away, the ...

City Adds New Ambulances To Fleet  CBS Chicago

After CBS 2 repeatedly reported on extensive ambulance delays -- sometimes as long as 24 minutes -- Chicago added five new ambulances, bringing their fleet ...

Paramedic charged with allegedly sexually assaulting patient in ambulance  WAOW

A paramedic was charged Monday with felony sexual assault for allegedly groping a patient in an ambulance during a transport.

Watching the ambulance go past, a sixth sense told me it had come for John  New Statesman

I'd been round many times over the past few months, after he suffered a stroke from which he was making a chequered recovery.

Gauteng Government plans to take over City's ambulance services  Roodepoort Record

The City of Johannesburg is opposed to the Gauteng Government's proposal to take over the city's ambulance services from 1 September. The Member of the ...

Disabled woman had 90-minute ambulance wait due to hospital ramping, mum claims  7NEWS

The mother of an Adelaide woman with disabilities who fell through a wall during a seizure is outraged she was forced to wait more than 90 minutes for an ...

Air Ambulance Requested for Man Injured During Fall Near Honeydew Swimming Hole  Redheaded Blackbelt

As of 4:45 p.m., City Ambulance employees requested an air ambulance for a man who fell from a rock while at the Joy Swimming Hole just past the Honeydew ...

Ambulance flips on its side after crash in Midtown  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An ambulance flipped on its side after a car hit it Sunday night in Midtown, police said.

Pendleton Cuts To One "Advanced" Ambulance  Spectrum News 1

PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky - If you're seriously sick or injured you know an ambulance is just a phone call away. But for one northern Kentucky county, the ...

City Dope: Athens Hospitals Defend Ambulance Service  Flagpole Magazine

Amid reports of ambulance response times as long as 20 minutes or more, representatives from both local hospitals defended the private emergency medical ...

Fire trucks, ambulances now mobile Safe Places in St. Joseph County  WNDU-TV

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - Youth now have more Safe Places to go in St. Joseph County. Youth *Service* Bureau of St. Joseph County has teamed up ...

Alex Bregman and Tony Kemp present HFD with new ambulance  KTRK-TV

These Astros stars teamed up with OnStar to help the heroic women and men of the Houston Fire Department.

Ensure new ambulances come to South Cumbria - MP  The Westmorland Gazette

MP gives 'two cheers' to announcement of more ambulances for the North West.

4 hospitalized after rollover crash with ambulance and vehicle in Needville  KTRK-TV

NEEDVILLE, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputies are investigating a rollover crash involving an ambulance and a vehicle in Fort Bend County. Both the ambulance and ...

EMT stabbed multiple times by patient in ambulance: Police  ABC News

The Boston EMT was stabbed several times in the back of an ambulance while she was transporting a patient to a hospital, police said.

The areas of Wales where ambulances take the longest to reach seriously-ill patients  Wales Online

In some rural areas it can take an average of almost 30 minutes to get to them.

People shot fireworks at each other, deputies, ambulances in Arkansas 'fireworks war'  Hawaii News Now

The 12 people arrested face varying charges, including fleeing, aggravated assault, drug possession and assault on a police officer.

Live updates as air ambulance is called to serious accident in Ealing  MyLondon

A schoolboy has been knocked off his bike after a collision with a lorry.

Insurance Companies Continue to Balk at Covering Air-Ambulance Rides  WXPR

The public outcry over high medical bills has gotten the attention of Congress. Senate Health Committee leaders have proposed the Lower Health Care Costs.

Handcuffed man placed in ambulance after reported stabbing in Raleigh  WTVD-TV

A man in handcuffs was placed in an ambulance after a reported stabbing in Raleigh.

Johns Hopkins Study Shows Air Ambulance Costs Continue Rising  EMSWorld

The study found that charges from air ambulance companies were between 4.1 and 9.5 times higher than the amount covered by Medicaid.

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