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2011-11-14 10:00:00

The mountainous coastal regions of California, though beautiful, involve rugged terrain that makes the delivery of first aid by the local Disaster Aid Response Team an often difficult endeavor. The recent donation of Pocket BVMs has enabled the response team to address this issue and mobilize more quickly. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 The coastal mountains of California are beautiful, but are also far removed from standard transportation and emergency care. The members of the Los...

2011-11-13 08:00:00

Urgent care providers use iTriage application to inform patients of special holiday hours during the upcoming holiday season Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), emergency physicians treated approximately 39,700 people for fall-related injuries during the 2010 holiday season. Recognizing that holidays offer no vacation from minor accidents and illness, the developer of the free consumer healthcare application...

2011-11-09 13:00:00

Platform Eases Communication between Dispatcher and Emergency Service Driver Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 NexTraq, the value leader of GPS fleet tracking and vehicle management solutions, today announces proven fleet tracking capabilities and benefits to the emergency medical service (EMS) industry. By integrating the NexTraqâ“ž¢ Fleet Tracking platform into fleet operations, EMS dispatchers provide more accurate arrival times in an industry where...

2011-11-08 01:00:00

The European Aero Medical Institute (EURAMI), of Reutlingen, Germany, has awarded American Jets Critical Care Air Ambulance of the United States, the highest level of globally accepted accreditation at the annual meeting in Lisbon, Portugal. http://www.AmericanJets.net (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 American Jets Air Ambulance, a Florida licensed and FAA approved air ambulance provider http://www.AmericanJets.net , has received the internationally recognized EURAMI Accreditation with Special...

2011-11-01 07:00:00

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 1, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Hope Paige Medical (www.hopepaige.com), an award winning medical identification company, announced today the launch of TextID®, revolutionary Short Message Service (SMS) enabled jewelry. TextID® uses SMS technology to relay life-saving information with the convenience, speed and efficiency of a text message, making Hope Paige Medical an innovator in the market. In one easy step, Emergency Medical...

2011-10-26 09:15:00

American Red Cross and Google team up to keep wounded warriors connected WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross can now help wounded members of the military being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center communicate with friends and family through a donation of 100 Chromebooks by Google. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) Patients will be able to check out the Chromebooks through the Red Cross Service to...

2011-10-13 09:54:16

Doctors may be sending too many patients by helicopter, an expensive choice that may not impact patient outcome When a patient needs to travel between hospitals and time is of the essence, helicopter transport is generally assumed to be faster and more desirable than taking a ground ambulance, but a paper published today in the online journal PLoS ONE refutes this common assumption, revealing that the actual times to treatment for patients transported by helicopter may not justify the...

2011-10-04 13:58:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann is reminding volunteer fire, rescue and ambulance companies that it's not too late to apply for a share of $25 million in service grants. The deadline to apply has been extended to 4 p.m. on Nov. 4, Mann said, because many volunteer fire and ambulance service personnel were extremely busy during the recent flooding. The Volunteer Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program is open to...

2011-09-22 10:00:00

Birmingham-based AirMed is the only North American company in the running for the coveted travel insurance industry award Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) September 22, 2011 AirMed International (http://www.airmed.com) has been nominated for the third time as Air Ambulance Provider of the Year in the prestigious industry awards presented annually by the International Travel Insurance Journal (ITIJ). Alabama-based AirMed is the only North American finalist for this award, competing against...

2011-08-23 07:00:00

ROCKVILLE CENTRE, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past 2 1/2 years, the North Shore-LIJ Center for Emergency Medical Services (CEMS) has responded to more than 2,300 911 emergency calls from residents of Rockville Centre and transported over 1,800 ill or injured patients to area hospitals. The 911 response service is part of a highly acclaimed, groundbreaking approach to emergency ambulance services that the Village of Rockville Centre implemented in December...