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2011-11-17 08:00:00

Air Methods Corporation, the world's largest Air Ambulance Operator, has recently installed Easily Moved Equipment Inc's lightweight and portable aluminum one tonne Gantry Crane at its Rialto, CA maintenance facility to improve the maintenance of its helicopters. Ft. Erie, ON (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 Mercy Air, a division of Air Methods Corporation (http://www.airmethods.com), needed to find a better and safer way to remove, transport and install motors and transmissions in its...

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...

2011-10-13 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...


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