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2014-07-02 20:21:47

Seeking Improved Financial Performance and Patient-Community Satisfaction WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMS Management and Consultants (EMS/MC) announced today that it has been awarded four new municipal contracts. Newport Fire Department and Morehead City Fire Department from North Carolina and St. Charles Fire and EMS Department and Rock Township Ambulance District from Missouri, each awarded EMS contracts for third party billing of emergency medical services...

2012-03-21 14:52:58

Health care practitioners have long understood the importance of "door to balloon” time for heart attack patients–the faster they can get the patient from the door of the hospital to a catheterization lab to open a clogged artery, the better the patient will do. But a University of Cincinnati (UC) emergency medicine researcher says it´s also important to study the "medical contact to balloon” time, acknowledging the role that emergency medical services (EMS)...

2012-03-18 23:00:34

MED3OOO´s Fire/EMS division, a leading provider of billing services for the ambulance industry, announced today that they have partnered with Medapoint in a proprietary relationship to offer AdvanceDispatch©, a web-based software solution that provides EMS departments with a cost-effective means to manage their dispatch and tracking. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2012 MED3OOO´s Fire/EMS division, a leading provider of billing services for the ambulance industry, announced...

2008-06-26 09:03:11

By Bill McCarthy By Bill McCarthy bmccarthy@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - An independent analysis calls for a restructuring of ambulance services countywide. The report presented to Laramie County and fire officials Wednesday recommends a joint powers board be created to govern countywide EMS services and that officials should seek a new contract with a provider in 2009. "We don't like to fix the blame but to fix the problem," said David Shrader of the Polaris Group, a consulting...

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  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'