Quantcast

Latest Ambulance Stories

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...

2011-03-24 09:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buying and supplying an ambulance has never been more difficult; with over 25 manufacturer websites to browse and EMS products to sift through and financing to secure, private ambulance companies and municipalities have their work cut out for them. With the launch of AmbulanceMarket.com, the largest online marketplace for new and used ambulances, EMS supplies and equipment, the website plans to overhaul the emergency services industry by...

2011-03-22 08:15:00

Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation Brings Together Leaders in Patient Safety and Emergency Medicine FOLSOM, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation (EMPSF) today announced that they will be hosting a summit on patient safety in emergency care in Las Vegas, NV, on May 5-6, 2011. The meeting, Patient Safety in Emergency Care: Excellence in Outcomes, (Twitter hashtag #empsfmtg1) will bring together key emergency medicine and...

2011-03-15 13:19:00

Data From Massachusetts and South Carolina On Emergency Patients Do Not Add Up WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aiming to stop a trend in which emergency patients are blamed for the nation's high health care costs, Dr. Sandra Schneider, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), today issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "We are disturbed by reports coming from Massachusetts and...

2011-03-02 00:00:26

AmbulanceMarket.com Launches Premier Online Marketplace Offering Used Ambulances in Response to Budget Shortfalls. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 AmbulanceMarket.com, the premier marketplace for new and used ambulances, EMS supplies and equipment, has launched their website; making it easier for cash-strapped municipalities to buy and sell used ambulances during a time of reduced budgets. "With the launch of our used ambulance marketplace, AmbulanceMarket.com, is poised to save...

2011-02-27 22:19:00

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiwis worldwide can go online to support St John, the ambulance service provider helping residents and communities in Christchurch after the recent earthquake which devastated much of the city. The website www.donatechristchurch.co.nz enables internet and mobile phone users abroad to make a donation to St John and leave messages of goodwill and support on a community notice board. New Zealand and UK-based IT firm Trademobile has set...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
Related