Man arrested after blocking ambulance in driveway

The Hartford Courant SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. — Police arrested a Foster Road man Monday after they say he became belligerent with them for blocking a shared driveway as they answered a medical call at … [Read more...]

EMS Director Improves Morale / Communication with Online Scheduling

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(Sponsored Post) EMS Director Improves Morale and Communication with   Switch to Online Crew Scheduling   Moving from a handwritten schedule to a “cloud-based” system   also saves this agency … [Read more...]

Ohio Ambulance Service Closes Its Doors Weeks Before Christmas

TOLEDO, Ohio — First Med, the parent company of LIFE Ambulance and MedCorp — which together are the largest providers of EMS service in the state of Ohio — abruptly closed its doors on Friday, putting … [Read more...]

Chigaco Medic Well Over DUI Limit During On-Duty Crash

CHICAGO — Police say a suburban ambulance driver was three times over the legal limit for alcohol when he ran a red light, his emergency lights and sirens on, and crashed into a pickup truck in the … [Read more...]

EMS Captain Saves Over One Week a Year in Labor Costs

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(Sponsored Post) EMS Captain Saves His Department Over One Week a Year in Labor Costs   Hesitancy to switch from a handwritten calendar to an online employee scheduling system   was … [Read more...]

Florida EMS Aquires New MCI Vehicle

EAST NAPLES, Fla. — Just in case some large-scale disaster were to occur with mass casualties, Collier County wants to be prepared. County commissioners recently gave the county's Department of … [Read more...]

Korean Firefighters and Paramedics Train at GA College

The GRU Department of Emergency Medicine has hosted the international group for about a month and trained them on prehospital trauma care, emergency response and clinical techniques. [Read the whole … [Read more...]

The EMS Community Mourns The Passing of An Icon

The EMS community lost an icon Sunday morning with the unexpected death of EMS educator Mike Smith. Mike, age 61, was a close part of the JEMS family for many years, writing as a columnist for JEMS … [Read more...]

Aladtec’s Scheduling Systems Resolve Staffing Problems for EMS at Burning Man

Hudson, WI - It’s difficult to to schedule 20 people on a spreadsheet, calendar or whiteboard.  Imagine trying to schedule hundreds of people with one of these  antiquated methods of scheduling. … [Read more...]

Helicopter Flights Against Parents Wishes Cost $14,000

Nearly an hour after the initial call for help, two Lincoln County, KY children with minor injuries were flown by helicopter to a regional hospital instead of  being driven to a hospital less than 15 … [Read more...]