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2011-07-30 00:01:04

Air Critical Care LLC, a worldwide Air Ambulance Services has become a provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Air Critical Care LLC is a Florida-based air ambulance company offering global patient transportation and medical evacuation services and now will be a provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. "Our new relationship with Blue Cross allows us to offer the best...

2011-07-30 00:01:04

Air ambulance has a cost effective option with ACC Medlinks ground transport services Ft. Myers, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 ACC Medlink, a leader in next-generation of medical transportation services, showcased their new Medical Transportation vehicle in Fort Myers and Naples, Florida this week. ACC Medlink has received the first of a fleet of medical transport vehicles with the addition units due to be delivered next month. ACC Medlink's order will include Ford Motor Company's new...

2011-06-12 11:00:00

ACEP Calls for Implementation of High-Impact, Low-Cost Solutions To Crowding of Emergency Departments WASHINGTON, June 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lengthy periods of ambulance diversion are associated with higher mortality rates among patients with time-sensitive conditions, such as acute myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack. When a patient's nearest emergency department was on diversion for 12 or more hours, there were higher patient mortality rates at 30 days,...

2011-05-27 00:00:29

An air ambulance service announces the start of a ground transportation service in south florida. Punta Gorda, Florida (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Air Critical Care LLC, of Punta Gorda, Florida one of the leading air ambulance and medical flight companies in the USA today; have recently announced that they are extending their first class service to include a new wheelchair and stretcher van service for Florida. The President of Air Critical Care, Michael Peat, was first to announce this new...

2011-05-18 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anti-government protesters blocked access to a key medical facility in Bahrain, denying treatment to Bahraini residents in need, said the president of the Bahrain Medical Society. In an interview on a visit to Washington, Dr. Nabeel AlAnsari, a private citizen, asserted that media reports fueled by anti-government opposition forces are incorrect. "The protesters took over the Salmaniya Medical Complex and occupied it for four weeks,"...

2011-05-16 21:54:48

Waiting to seek emergency medical care for asthma exacerbations can result in worse outcomes, including hospitalization, according to a study conducted by researchers from New York. Patients who delay regular medical care also were sicker when finally seen by a doctor than patients who sought care when asthma exacerbations first occurred. The study will be presented at the ATS 2011 International Conference in Denver. "An important aspect of managing asthma is for patients to realize when they...

2011-05-13 00:00:29

Air Medical Services provider gains accreditation to earn the trust of its valued customers. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 Air Critical Care, LLC, an Air Ambulance Service headquartered in Punta Gorda, Florida, announced today that it has met the accreditation standards required by the Better Business Bureau for membership with the organization. Air Critical Care specializes in worldwide long distance medical transportation. Some of their clients are worldwide travelers that become...

2011-04-14 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) and Bon Secours Virginia Health System, in partnership with Motorcycle Virginia, Inc., today launched a new program designed to save the lives of injured motorcyclists. The program provides free identification data cards that will help first responders provide rapid and accurate medical assistance to riders involved in accidents. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/PH82953 ) The data cards,...

2011-04-02 00:00:28

Emergency Consultants Inc. (ECI) and the affiliated physician partnership Mountain States Emergency Physicians, LLP (MSEP) are pleased to announce a new partnership with Mountain States Health Alliance and Appalachian Emergency Physicians. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Emergency Consultants Inc. (ECI) and the affiliated physician partnership Mountain States Emergency Physicians, LLP (MSEP) are pleased to announce a new partnership with Mountain States Health Alliance and Appalachian...

2011-03-24 14:36:45

Availability and utilization of physician-based pre-hospital critical care support to the NHS ambulance service in England, Wales and Northern Ireland The critical care expertise available before a severely injured person can be admitted to hospital is "incomplete, unpredictable, and inconsistent," shows research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. Ambulance services are often reliant on volunteer doctors with variable levels of expertise and the availability of specialist doctors...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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