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2014-05-07 08:34:09

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance service continues its unprecedented growth as an industry leader, with yet another record-setting month. The number of medical flights in April increased 23 percent, over just one year ago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/84955 The longest flight was 3,030 miles, from Louisiana to Lima, Peru, with more than 100,000 total miles flown during the month. A majority of patients...

2014-05-06 23:13:53

Air Ambulance provider EMED having an agreement with Tenet Healthcare Corporation, one of the largest healthcare networks in the United States, will allow quick access for The Tryall Club’s guests, members and employees in need of medical care while vacationing in Jamaica. Montego Bay, Jamaica (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 EMED (EMEDICAL GLOBAL JAMAICA LTD.), the Caribbean’s premier air ambulance, ground ambulance, and medical concierge service provider, has signed a multi-year agreement with...

2014-05-05 16:20:37

BELOEIL, QC, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances is proud to announce it has reached an agreement with Pomasl Fire Equipment as their new dealer for the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Michigan Upper Peninsula. "We're excited to join forces with Pomasl," said Benoit Lafortune, Executive Vice-President for Demers Ambulances. "They have been successfully building, maintaining and developing business relationships in the emergency vehicle market since 1939. We are very...

2014-04-12 23:02:03

On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, a multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulation with the goal of uniting military and civilian emergency medical services into one training event. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, one of the largest multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulations held in the Bay Area. Operation Urban Rescue concentrated on a military and civilian response to a simulated domestic disturbance...

2014-04-10 23:00:47

South St. Louis residents will soon have access to fast and affordable urgent care. Total Access Urgent Care plans to open its fifth location in South city, St. Louis at the end of May. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Fast, friendly, and affordable healthcare will soon become a neighborhood staple for South St. Louis City residents. Total Access Urgent Care will open its fifth location at the corner of Chippewa and Jamieson on May 28th, 2014. Total Access Urgent Care offers the...

2014-04-08 15:51:16

Factoring patient transport by air or by land: Technology is providing a firm diagnosis on critical transport times. University of Cincinnati research is offering hospitals and trauma centers a unique, accurate and scientific approach to making decisions about transporting critical-care patients by air or by ambulance. A presentation this week at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) in Tampa, Fla., highlights the research of Michael Widener, a UC assistant...

2014-03-28 23:25:54

FastCare, a Miami Urgent care facility, announced today that they now offer more convenient forms of payment for their patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 For over four decades, urgent care centers have been treating Americans on a faster and more affordable basis than hospitals. Urgent care centers tend to be faster, less crowded, more cost effective, and still provide great medical care. And yet, centers for urgent care are staffed with the same highly trained medical personnel...

2014-03-26 12:29:54

Tiger Group conducting online sale for portable intensive care manufacturer's equipment, patents and other assets; bids close April 1 LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Tiger Group's Remarketing Services Division is auctioning portable intensive care systems, diagnostic devices, patents, general medical supplies, as well as office and support equipment, and more from bankrupt equipment manufacturer Integrated Medical Systems Inc. A...

2014-03-19 12:21:16

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Air Ambulance's Flight Nurses and Flight Paramedics train with a lifelike, high-tech patient simulator called SimMan®3G. This full-body simulator allows real-time critical and emergency scenarios for immediate response and recovery. Training on SimMan® is just part of the rigorous orientation process and stringent continuing education hours required of medical flight crew and staff....

2014-03-12 08:31:30

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance and Liberty Ambulance have partnered to offer complete medical air and ground transport to acute care facilities in the state of California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/LA79716 The partnership will allow hospitals and other medical facilities within the state to have the safest, most comprehensive care on the ground and in the air by a dual team of dedicated medical transport...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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