Quantcast
Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 7:58 EDT

Latest Emergency Stories

2014-02-27 23:30:40

Aschiana USA, a support arm to Aschiana Afghanistan, Chooses to Purchase Emergency Mylar Blankets from QuickMedical Due to QuickMedical's Ongoing Support of Veterans Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Aschiana USA, a support arm to Aschiana Afghanistan, an Afghan non-governmental organization that has provided services to people in Afghanistan since 1995, recently chose QuickMedical as their supplier of emergency mylar blankets to displaced person camps outside Kabul. The Aschiana...

2014-02-21 16:20:42

Best Practices to be Included in Future Emergency Preparedness Plans HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today directed Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Glenn Cannon to lead a thorough After-Action Review (AAR), in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, on the state's response to recent winter storms. A storm on Feb. 4 and 5 caused nearly 849,000 power outages across the state, particularly in...

2014-02-11 12:27:31

DUBLIN, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qlsptx/emergency ) has announced the addition of the "Emergency Management and Incident Market: Forecasts and Analysis (2013 - 2018)" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Emergency Management and Incident Management systems and solutions are experiencing a rapid adoption in developed and developing countries. Many government organizations and...

2014-01-28 23:33:12

Emergency Panic Button with GPS Locating, Camera and Video Integration Garden City, NY (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Life Button 24 announces emergency panic systems for schools, connecting users directly to a police department, emergency responder and or Life Button’s UL-listed emergency dispatch center at the press of a button. Life Button 24 comes on a wearable or hand-held pendant or an app installed on a smart phone easily activated and able to by-pass log-ins typically found on mobile...

2014-01-21 23:22:39

Education-Specific Emergency Preparedness App Now Available for Amazon Kindle Devices Herndon, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Expanding the accessibility of higher education institutions’ emergency response plans, Irving Burton Associates’ In Case of Crisis today announced that its education-focused mobile app is now available for download on the Amazon Appstore. Institutions and organizations utilize In Case of Crisis’ solution to publish specific emergency procedures and instructions...

United States Gets A 'D' When It Comes To Emergency Medical Care
2014-01-17 13:49:40

[ Watch the Video: Low Marks For US Emergency Healthcare ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report card issued by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) gave the United States a ‘D’ when it comes to emergency medical services. Released Thursday, the report card also graded individual states on how well states support emergency care. The organization found that the emergency care environment in the US has worsened since 2009, when the ACEP...

2014-01-16 12:30:40

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California moved into the top half of the nation with a rank of 23(rd) and a grade of C- in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state still ranked near the bottom of the country at 42(nd) with an F in the category of Access to Emergency Care, the same grade it received...

2014-01-16 12:30:11

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York saw improvements in the category of Access to Emergency Care, but dropped in two other categories, receiving an overall C grade in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state has the fourth longest average emergency department wait times and the highest hospital...

2014-01-16 12:24:22

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Connecticut's performance in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card") shows mixed results, with grades in categories ranging from a B+ to a D. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Our low rates of fatal injuries and the general good health of our...

2014-01-14 23:30:07

Northeast San Antonio Facility will be First Choice ER’s First Location in San Antonio Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open its Northeast San Antonio facility at Nacogdoches and Thousand Oaks in early 2014. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding to San Antonio with the opening of our Northeast San Antonio facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli,...