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A coalition of Maine fire departments will receive about $225,000 in federal grants to train emergency medical technicians in community paramedicine. Community paramedicine is a model that expands the role of paramedics to assist people in accessing
The Contra Costa County Fire District will study the feasibility of bidding to become the county's ambulance service provider, a role currently fulfilled by a private contractor, American Medical Response. The agency will select a consultant to
Until the late Fifties, says Travis County EMS Medical Director Paul Hinchey, "half of the ambulance agencies in the nation were funeral home companies, so they just painted their hearses white instead of black." A hearse was the only vehicle long
Shoppers at the Avalon Mall in St. John's, NL will be treated to the site of a giant teddy bear strapped into a stretcher for National Emergency Medical Services Week. This event celebrates EMS personnel across Canada. This year's theme is "