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2014-05-13 08:32:26

National EMS Week, May 18-24, recognizes and honors the hundreds of thousands of emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners around the country. CLINTON, Mass., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National EMS Week, May 18-24, recognizes and honors the hundreds of thousands of emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners around the country. Now in its 40th year of celebration, EMS Week is a time for national appreciation of the daily life-saving service that EMS practitioners provide...

2014-01-16 12:30:45

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas dropped from 29th in the nation in 2009 to 38th in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state received failing grades, ranking near the bottom of the nation, in three out of five categories. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d)...

2013-04-01 23:01:34

The state of Florida announced Intermedix as its new vendor for the state repository system that collects, analyzes, and reports patient care data submitted by licensed EMS agencies. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 The State of Florida Department of Health (FDOH), Bureau of EMS announced the selection of Intermedix Corporation–a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for America's health and safety net–as its new vendor for the state repository system that...

Recognizing Emergency Medical Services With National EMS Week 2012
2012-05-22 07:57:29

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Rescuing a man who was trapped in a cave. Saving a cub scout who fell into a ravine. These are examples where emergency responders rushed to a situation to help those in need. From May 20 to May 26, professionals in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) are being honored for their commitment and service to the country with National EMS Week 2012. In 1973, the U.S. Congress first authorized the Emergency Medical Services System (EMSS). The year following,...

2011-11-17 10:53:35

Poor perceptions about workplace safety culture among emergency medical services (EMS) workers is associated with negative patient and provider safety outcomes -- the first time such a link has been shown in the pre-hospital setting, according to a study by University of Pittsburgh researchers that now appears online in Prehospital Emergency Care and is scheduled to be published in the January-March print edition. "There are sometimes drastic differences in how workers perceive their...

2010-09-02 12:26:18

A survey of emergency medical services (EMS) agencies from across the country found wide variation in perceptions of workplace safety culture"”providing a tool that might point to potential patient safety threats, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The study, to be published in the October/December issue of Prehospital Emergency Care and now available online, analyzed survey results from 61 EMS agencies in the U.S. and Canada. Researchers...

2009-09-24 14:29:00

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The invisibleBracelet.org (iB) Emergency Health Registry is expanding its service area across Oklahoma by partnering with several EMS providers that will begin actively supporting the new Web service on November 1st, 2009. Since the commercial debut in April, the iB service area has nearly doubled from 1.3 million people served by the Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) and Grove EMS to approximately 2.5 million people that live, work and...

2008-10-20 12:00:31

PAINESVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake Hospital System today announced that emergency physician Carol Cunningham, MD, has been selected by the National Association of State EMS Officials to be the chair-elect for the National Council of State EMS Medical Directors, a two-year term she will serve before becoming the chair of the Council for a two-year term beginning in the fall of 2010. Cunningham is the first woman, African-American, Ohioan, and physician from a community hospital...

2008-07-14 09:00:14

LONGMONT, Colo., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- American Hospital Management Company (AHMC) effective July 1st, 2008 has appointed Gregory Ciottone, MD to the position of Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Ciottone will be responsible for Continuing Medical Education, Quality Programs and Medical Staff related issues for American Hospital Management Company's network of international managed facilities. Dr. Ciottone brings over 15 years experience in academic, clinical and international medicine to...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin