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2012-03-18 23:00:34

MED3OOO´s Fire/EMS division, a leading provider of billing services for the ambulance industry, announced today that they have partnered with Medapoint in a proprietary relationship to offer AdvanceDispatch©, a web-based software solution that provides EMS departments with a cost-effective means to manage their dispatch and tracking. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2012 MED3OOO´s Fire/EMS division, a leading provider of billing services for the ambulance industry, announced...

2012-03-13 09:17:00

KARIYA, Japan, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO Corporation, in collaboration with Tongji University (Shanghai), will begin testing vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) technology on public roads in Taicang, Jiangsu Province, China on March 15, 2012. While this is DENSO's first V2X technology field test on public roads in China, the company has been conducting field tests in Japan, the United States and Europe for the past several years. "Due to the rapid increase in...

2012-03-06 08:15:00

FAIR LAWN, N.J., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano of the NY Yankees and Fuchs EMS and Medical Transportation Services of Fair Lawn, NJ, are collaborating on an ongoing goodwill initiative that is helping to standardize professional emergency medical care throughout the Dominican Republic. Working with Cano and his RC24 Foundation, Fuchs is donating ambulances, medical supplies and emergency medical training to the small Caribbean nation that severely lacks...

2012-03-05 22:48:40

A study by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and Barts and The London NHS Trust proves that HGVs pose the greatest risk of death and serious injury to cyclists. A number of high profile campaigns have highlighted the vulnerability of cyclists on our city roads but very little evidence exists to back up these campaigns and to show how deaths and injuries can be prevented. The new study is the first of its kind to show the types and severity of injuries caused by collisions...

2012-03-05 10:59:57

In an emergency, minutes matter. With this knowledge, University of Georgia researchers developed a new method for determining where emergency vehicle stations should be located. The results of their work could improve ambulance response time for the 200 million Americans who dial 911 each year, according to the Federal Communications Commission. "If we can meet this critical time window [of 8 minutes], we can maximize benefits," said Ping Yin, a UGA graduate student studying geography who...

2012-03-05 04:01:00

CORBY, England, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Funding of new kit bags will help save lives RS Components (RS), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), is helping to save lives in Northamptonshire after funding a life saving medical kit bag. RS Components, who provide a range of personal protection and site safety equipment, including respiratory protectors, fire...

2012-02-21 13:20:00

In 2010, HVAC was in desperate need of replacing one of its older ambulances. When it began a campaign to raise the necessary funds, Board Member & Chief Yudi Abraham reached out to his friend Mr. Isaac D. Stern, President of Yellowstone Capital for help. Within two weeks, Mr. Stern's firm Yellowstone Capital raised the necessary funds. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance Corp (HVAC) of Union County NJ, founded in 2004, is a non-profit volunteer Ambulance...

2012-02-19 16:10:00

Malman Law announced prosecution successfully reached a settlement between Chicago City Council and Starks family Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 Malman Law announced Wednesday that the Chicago City Council approved a $1.75 million settlement with the family of a 13-year-old girl who died a decade ago after city paramedics allegedly botched her care during an asthma attack. Paramedics in July 2002 incorrectly inserted a tube meant to help Arielle Starks breathe, said Jeffrey...

2012-02-19 12:00:00

AirMed is one of the few air ambulance programs in the world capable of full-service adult and pediatric ECMO transports. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 AirMed International, the leading U.S. air ambulance company, has announced the completion of its second year of highly specialized ECMO transports. AirMed continues to be one of only a handful of air ambulance programs in the world capable of ECMO transport for both pediatric and adult patients. Extracorporeal Membrane...

2012-02-14 14:49:00

PHOENIX, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercy Jets has announced it will make contributions to heart-related charities during the month of February. In honor of Heart Month, the air ambulance transportation and medical escort company is placing a special focus on cardiac and heart-related health. While the medical transport provider regularly donates a portion of its income to non-profit organizations, Mercy Jets will donate twice that amount during Heart Month, with the additional portion...