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2013-06-28 23:25:32

Push to Walk, a Riverdale based nonprofit, plans to team up with local first responders to educate and help them better understand the world of paralysis. Riverdale, NJ (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 During summer 2013 Push to Walk will invite the first responders of Riverdale, Pompton Lakes, and Wanaque to visit the gym to make them more familiar with spinal cord injuries (SCI) and other forms of paralysis. It is important that first responders are prepared and knowledgeable in the case of...

2013-06-25 12:33:23

Public Safety Officials and Political Leaders Announce Availability of Service that Makes Emergency Responders More Effective and Provides Citizens with Greater Safety and Peace-of-Mind NEW CASTLE, Del. & FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Castle County (NCC) is the first location in Delaware to offer Smart911, the national safety service that provides more effective emergency response, NCC Acting Chief of Communications Jeffrey P. Miller announced...

2013-06-19 16:26:19

DES PLAINES, Ill., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) applauds the signing of a bill by Texas Governor Rick Perry that makes assaults committed against personnel who work in an emergency department a third degree felony. This legislation, Texas House Bill 705, authored by Representative Donna Howard (D-Austin, TX), will raise the penalty for those committing assaults against emergency nurses and other emergency department workers from a Class A...

2013-06-17 08:21:06

Total Response Call Handling system to be deployed by USMC Bases worldwide MADISON, Conn., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerPhone, a leading provider of 911 training and technology, recently announced its latest client relationship with the United States Marine Corps (USMC). PowerPhone will be providing Marine Corps installations worldwide with its integrated emergency call handling solution to better standardize the information gathering process on emergency calls placed to USMC...

2013-06-12 23:25:18

California Air Ambulance provider Aeromedevac has announced that they have expanded their air ambulance medical flights and repatriation throughout Mexico and the entire globe. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Aeromedevac, one of the nation´s leading air ambulance services for more than 20 years, has expanded services in Mexico, assuring Americans south of the border that emergency and scheduled air ambulance service to U.S. facilities close by or in any city they desire is...

2013-06-11 23:03:30

Five members of the National EMS Academy were recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 30 consecutive years as nationally registered EMTs. This honor held by few EMTs was awarded to Andy Bruch, Al Landry, Chris Mixon, Liz Mrak and Gene Salassi. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Five members of the National EMS Academy were recognized by the Board of Directors of the National Registry of Emergency Medical...

2013-06-06 23:32:29

Radiant RFID´s Responder Tracking Solution, a newly released component of the award-winning All Hazard Response Network platform, is being released for the 2013 U.S. hurricane season that begins this week. The solution delivers real-time, actionable data that enables responders, emergency managers, and incident commanders to make decisions with greater speed and accuracy than traditional methods. (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Radiant RFID´s Responder Tracking Solution, a newly released...

Airline Travelers Can Become Invaluable Medical Assistants In Flight
2013-05-31 12:16:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Is there a doctor on board this plane?” is more than just a phrase quipped in movies. There are times, in fact, when a medical professional could be needed to treat passengers who are in-flight. Ever curious, one University of Pittsburgh professor set out to find how often doctors and air travelers are needed for in-flight emergencies and how well passengers turned patients fare after being treated on board. After...

2013-05-30 23:01:23

Impact Urgent Care advises on the items most important to have in a first-aid kit. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Scrapes, bumps and stings seem to happen at the most inopportune times. This summer, it is important to have a good first-aid kit that has all of the must-have essentials to deal with unexpected emergencies. Whether starting with a store bought kit or one that´s put together at home, Linda Ratner, RN of Impact Urgent Care recommends the following items people will...

2013-05-24 23:23:11

Acadian honors its best of the best. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Former United States Vice President Dick Cheney served as the keynote speaker for Acadian's annual Paramedic Luncheon. In front of 1,500 guests yesterday at the Lafayette Convention Center, Cheney praised Acadian's medics, saying, "I am delighted to be here to have the opportunity to participate in awarding the Paramedic of the Year Award. I think it's a tremendous recognition; I know there is a lot of competition within a company...