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2014-09-18 23:10:59

The opening of the new air ambulance base in Grants Pass, Oregon means patients living in Southern Oregon will have access to rapid, reliable, and safe emergency care. Medford, Oregon (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Oregon Lifeguard announced the opening of it newest fixed-wing air ambulance base in Grants Pass, Oregon to serve the citizens of the region with quick, high-quality air medical transportation. The airplane and crew will be able to respond to flight requests from Grants Pass and...

2014-08-27 23:04:25

With the recent publishing of four technical reports, SAE International now offers a series of recommended practices designed to enhance overall ambulance safety in several areas, including patient compartments and occupant restraint. Warrendale, Pa. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 With the recent publishing of four technical reports, SAE International now offers a series of recommended practices designed to enhance overall ambulance safety in several areas, including patient compartments and...

2014-08-18 12:21:01

BELOEIL, QC, Aug. 18th, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances is proud to announce it has reached an agreement with Matheny Fire & Emergency as their new dealer for the states of West Virginia and Ohio. "We're honored to join forces with Matheny Fire & Emergency," said Benoit Lafortune, Executive Vice-President for Demers Ambulances. "Matheny Motors has been established in the automotive industry since 1922. They have a highly motivated team with unsurpassed service...

2014-08-13 16:21:19

BELOEIL, QC, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances is proud to announce it has reached an agreement with Max Fire Apparatus as their new dealer for the states of Colorado, Kansas and Wyoming. "We're excited to join forces with Max Fire," said Benoit Lafortune, Executive Vice-President for Demers Ambulances. "They have become an established provider of choice for fire and emergency vehicles in their market and with their combined industry experience and Demers products, it is...

2014-07-31 23:00:47

Medical Supplies Stolen From Ambulance Could Have Been Prevented With Proper Security Procedures Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 In many states and counties across the country, narcotics safes are required for proper storage of necessary life saving drugs. This requirement is for the safety of the patients and staff. Unfortunately there is still a high number of ambulances without proper security procedures. In extreme cases it is an EMT who steals the narcotics and even replaces the...

2014-07-23 08:32:12

SHENZHEN, China, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whenever a medical emergency occurs, a Chinese traveling abroad only has to make one call to receive a medical evacuation and repatriation by a dedicated air ambulance jet safe and fast. This is no longer imaginary but a reality as China's largest air medical service -- Shenzhen Deer Jet Medical Co., Ltd. ("DJM", 24-hour hotline +86-755-8338-0505) today officially kicks off its Global Air Ambulance Lifeguard Program (The Program) for...

2014-07-02 23:04:47

New Marketing Director joins Global Emergency Vehicles Levittown, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Global Emergency Vehicles, which has a broad client base spanning the US and the world, provides our customers with the highest quality of new and refurbished used ambulances and emergency vehicles. Alan will be directing the marketing department. Alan joins Global Emergency Vehicles after serving as a social media coordinator and webmaster for a large supplier of hard to find components. At...

2014-06-30 23:14:56

MedixSafe Offers Secure Narcotics Storage Solutions That Meet & Exceed New License Requirements For New York ALS Services (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Memphis, TN: The NY State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (SEMAC) passed a resolution requiring that ALL advanced life support (Paramedic and/or EMT- Critical Care) EMS agencies must be licensed to possess and administer controlled substance medications. The license must be applied for and granted before May 1, 2015. However, some regions...

2014-06-24 12:21:38

ALBANY, New York, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ambulance Services Market (By Mode of Transport - Ground Ambulance Services, Air Ambulance Services and Water Ambulance Services, By Emergency Type - Emergency Ambulance Services and Non-Emergency Ambulance Services and By Equipment Type - Advance Life Support (ALS) Ambulance Services and Basic Life Support (BLS) Ambulance Services) - Global Industry...

2014-06-17 08:20:34

ALBANY, New York, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Ambulance Services Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/ambulance-services-market-global-industry-analysis-size-share-growth-trends-and-forecast-2013-2019 ] (By Mode of Transport - Ground Ambulance Services, Air Ambulance Services and Water Ambulance Services, By Emergency Type - Emergency Ambulance Services And Non-Emergency Ambulance Services And By...


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