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2011-02-02 10:58:00

Hospitals, Public Safety, Communications and Snow Removal Systems Rely On Diesel Power During Crisis WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As large parts of the nation battle storms of epic proportions, local, state and federal governments, emergency responders and businesses are moving into emergency response mode, relying on some of the most powerful and reliable and proven technology available today. According to meteorologists at Weather.com, more than 100 million...

2011-01-26 18:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a visual that anyone who has watched TV in the last ten years would recognize: sirens blaring, ambulance wheels screeching to a stop, paramedics speeding an occupied gurney toward the emergency room doors. The scene has played out hundreds of times on screens throughout Southern California. Yet for most patients, their experience in the emergency room is decidedly different. Because hospital emergency rooms see patients with a wide...

2011-01-11 00:00:42

Recent studies in the US and UK have shown that nearly 50% of ambulances and rescue vehicles are contaminated with contagious pathogens such as methicillin-resistant staph aureus (MRSA). Garner Decontamination Solutions has the solution. League City, TX (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 The PADS (Portable Asset Decontamination System) unit, located near the Houston, TX Medical Center is now open. It is a 60' drive-in chamber that sterilizes vehicles inside and out in less than one hour using new...

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2011-01-05 12:07:05

First National Study Shows Helicopters Have Positive Impact Severely injured patients transported by helicopter from the scene of an accident are more likely to survive than patients brought to trauma centers by ground ambulance, according to a new study published in The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. The study is the first to examine the role of helicopter transport on a national level and includes the largest number of helicopter-transport patients in a single...

2010-12-15 00:00:44

Garner Decontamination Solutions now uses new AeroClave® technology to sterilize healthcare facilities, public areas, ambulances and other vehicles and areas using an Energized Hydrogen Peroxide process to stop infections. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 14, 2010 Garner Decontamination Solutions is introducing a new service that quickly and efficiently sterilizes large areas and vehicles using Energized Hydrogen Peroxide (eHPâ“ž¢). The process produces a gas...

2010-11-20 00:00:52

LifeBot® announced today it has executed an Option Agreement pursuing world-wide exclusive licensing rights to DREAMStm, the $14 million advanced EMS ambulance telemedicine and disaster management system developed by Texas A&M, UTHealth, and the U.S. Military. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 19, 2010 LifeBot, LLC acted today to expand its leading technology position in emergency telemedicine communications. Combining DREAMStm with LifeBot® patented technologies promises to make...

2010-11-02 09:00:00

BELOEIL, QC, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances, one of North America's largest and oldest ambulance manufacturers and the Canadian leader, is proud to announce that its ambulance model Mirage EX Sprinter just received a 2010 Top Innovation Award from EMS World, the largest media group in the Emergency Medical Services Industry in North America. "Only 6 months after its introduction in the market, the Mirage EX Sprinter received a 2010 Top Innovation Award from EMS World," says...

2010-11-01 16:21:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dave Lamon has been promoted president of Horton Emergency Vehicles. Horton, based in Grove City, Ohio, has been the ambulance manufacturing leader in quality, engineering and safety since 1968. Horton is a member of Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), the largest manufacturer of ambulances in North America. "Dave Lamon is not only known as the face of Horton, but through his involvement in ambulance manufacturing and sales for decades, he is, for...

2010-10-31 00:13:30

On the tail of National Fire Prevention Month, and in addition to their Fire Safety program, St. John Ambulance would like to invite the Saskatchewan public to view the additional courses offered through their online catalog. Employers can access the resources they need, cost effectively, in order to train their employees in a variety of specific areas. Group rates or bulk pricing are available. (Vocus) October 30, 2010 On the tail of National Fire Prevention Month, and in addition to...

2010-10-04 10:26:00

CALGARY, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/alberta-shock-trauma-air-rescue-society-stars/stars-air-ambulance-celebrates-25-years-of-community /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE Alberta Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS)