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St. Joseph EMT Carlos Garcia Shares 9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Tips

Did you know… that 9-1-1 EMS dispatch can more easily locate calls coming from landlines? With the hyper-technological society we live in today, even hearing the term “landlines” can feel like… 188 more words

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What good is a world-class Trauma Care Centre if you cannot reach it on time?

- By Shaheeda Kirtane 

Hundreds of lives are lost each year on the accident-prone Mumbai-Goa Highway (NH17), as well as the Mumbai-Pune Highway which is part of the NH4. 1,002 more words

Global market for ambulance and emergency medical services equipment to reach $6.8 billion by 2018

The ambulance equipment industry experienced significant growth during the last decade due to the recession, an unstable health insurance environment, natural calamities and technological advancements. Increasing competition and new technologies are directing the market in a new direction. 190 more words

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Shortage of paramedics across the country

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The spokesman for the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department says there’s a shortage of first responders for medical emergencies. But apparently, Kansas City isn’t alone; it’s a national issue as well. 411 more words

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EMS workers unhappy with proposed 12-to-12 shift change


Problems with EMS workers resurfaced again over the weekend when ambulance units had to be shut down because the department was understaffed.

A proposed solution would change the work schedule to 12-hour shifts, but KHON2 also found out that the workers are not happy about it — mainly because of when the shift starts and ends. 413 more words

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