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2011-04-28 00:00:28

National EMS Week heroes lay it on the line each and every day, and in support Action Training Systems has launched a 25-title Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) series. The series follows the national NEMSES standard and trains emergency medical responders in life-saving skills that are critical to the well-being of the loved ones in our communities. Poulsbo, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 National EMS Week will be honored by Action Training Systems and other EMS supporters during this year's...

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Leading health IT provider eDoctor, Inc. adds former Special Forces Medic Charles E. Thomas to its Medical Advisory Board to provide large-scale emergency perspective to ePrescribing technology Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Maryland-based health IT provider eDoctor, Inc. today announced the appointment of former Special Operation Forces Medic/EMT Paramedic Charles E. Thomas of Maryland to the company's Medical Advisory Board, said eDoctor, Inc. President Se Kang. "Sergeant Thomas...

2011-04-21 00:00:29

EMS agencies, fire departments, and other businesses continue to embrace Aladtec's online employee scheduling and workforce management systems. In the first quarter of 2011, Aladtec helped 51 new customers transition to their EMS Manager, FIRE Manager, or Zanager subscription based employee scheduling system. Hudson, WI (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Aladtec Inc., a leader in online employee scheduling solutions, is proud to welcome 51 new EMS Manager, FIRE Manager, and Zanager customers: Hanover...

2011-04-14 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) and Bon Secours Virginia Health System, in partnership with Motorcycle Virginia, Inc., today launched a new program designed to save the lives of injured motorcyclists. The program provides free identification data cards that will help first responders provide rapid and accurate medical assistance to riders involved in accidents. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/PH82953 ) The data cards,...

2011-04-11 00:00:37

The Human Anatomy Course provides continuing education and reference to those in the medical field and students in need of supplemental instruction in anatomy and physiology studies. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 09, 2011 MyReviewsNow, in cooperation with The Human Anatomy Course, is excited to announce a virtual online instructional program designed to supplement those in the medical field including nurses, paramedics, and physical therapists as well as students students in need of complimentary...

2011-03-14 12:10:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, one of the nation's most advanced and best-trained rescue squads, were honored in graduation ceremonies at the Montgomery County (Md.) Fire and Rescue Training Academy on March 11. Nine Rescue Squad volunteers were recognized for completing training programs to become emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and firefighters. Rescue Squad Volunteer Carl Cowan completed 982 hours of...

2011-02-10 13:30:00

MILL CREEK, Wash., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care keeps evolving and the south Snohomish County area is about to get a completely different type of medical facility. Swedish this month opens a new freestanding emergency department (E.D.) and ambulatory care center (ACC) at 13020 Meridian Ave. S., just off Interstate 5. A community open house is planned on Sat., Feb. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the first patients will be treated on Thursday morning, Feb. 17. Swedish/Mill...

2011-02-02 07:57:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago, the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, a public safety-net healthcare organization, established the county's life-saving Trauma System. The Trauma System took flight in 1991 after the Health Care District's Board approved the purchase of a Trauma Hawk helicopter to airlift critically-injured patients to two local Trauma Centers. The first trauma patients received care in May of 1991. Since then the...

2011-01-29 00:01:51

New guidelines switch up the steps for CPR, telling rescuers to start with hard, fast chest presses before giving mouth-to-mouth. The change puts "the simplest step first" for traditional CPR, said Dr. Michael Sayre, co-author of the guidelines issued by the American Heart Association. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 28, 2011 In recent years, CPR training classes in San Francisco have been revised to put more emphasis on chest pushes for sudden cardiac arrest. In 2008, the heart...

2011-01-26 18:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a visual that anyone who has watched TV in the last ten years would recognize: sirens blaring, ambulance wheels screeching to a stop, paramedics speeding an occupied gurney toward the emergency room doors. The scene has played out hundreds of times on screens throughout Southern California. Yet for most patients, their experience in the emergency room is decidedly different. Because hospital emergency rooms see patients with a wide...


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