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2011-01-20 07:00:00

State-of-the-art facility provides trauma care training for military and community SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local, state and national leaders gave the new Scottsdale Healthcare Military Training Center a "thumbs up" during grand opening dedication ceremonies held Jan. 19. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, National Guard Chief Gen. Craig McKinley and former U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell all lauded the training center at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center for...

2011-01-14 13:47:00

MARLTON, N.J., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virtua filed a motion today with the New Jersey Superior Court to preserve the integrity of the state's emergency air medical system. The system, available around the clock, stabilizes and transports severely ill and injured trauma victims by helicopter to the nearest appropriate hospital. In its court action, Virtua contends that the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) permitted the addition of an Emergency Air Medical...

2011-01-06 10:21:00

LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saints Medical Center, a leading non-profit healthcare facility in the Greater Lowell area, is pleased to announce it has entered into a multi-faceted agreement with ZOLL Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: ZOLL) of Chelmsford, Mass., a leader in comprehensive hospital and EMS resuscitation solutions. This agreement includes the Saints-based EMS service working with ZOLL to collaborate on and test new product concepts and technology concepts. Recently...

2010-12-15 13:05:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prompt access to medical care in East King County is about to get a lot easier. Swedish this month opens a new freestanding emergency department and ambulatory care center (ACC) at 18100 Union Hill Rd. in Redmond. A community open house is planned on Sat., Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the first patients will be treated on Tuesday, Dec. 21. "We are very pleased that Swedish chose Redmond for its second in a series of advanced ACCs,"...

2010-12-07 10:15:00

LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Employment for EMTs and paramedics is expected to grow by 19 percent between 2006 and 2016, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help the increasing number of emergency services professionals, or those considering entering the field, learn more about first responder training, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification, pediatric advanced life support (PALS) certification, and career...

2010-12-02 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), jointly announced today the launch of "The Silent Killer" educational campaign aimed at raising awareness of the duty-related dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and reducing the known risk factors that unnecessarily kill or injure fire fighters each year. This important new health and safety campaign...

2010-11-04 13:43:00

MIAMI, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of their service to our country, all veterans, active duty military, police, fire and EMT personnel will receive free admission to Miami Seaquarium on Veteran's Day, November 11. City, county and federal employees are also invited to celebrate the commemorative date and will receive a special admission price of $11 plus tax. Additionally, all accompanying family members - up to five - will receive a discounted admission price of $11 plus...

2010-11-02 09:00:00

BELOEIL, QC, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Demers Ambulances, one of North America's largest and oldest ambulance manufacturers and the Canadian leader, is proud to announce that its ambulance model Mirage EX Sprinter just received a 2010 Top Innovation Award from EMS World, the largest media group in the Emergency Medical Services Industry in North America. "Only 6 months after its introduction in the market, the Mirage EX Sprinter received a 2010 Top Innovation Award from EMS World," says...

2010-09-30 14:07:00

DETROIT, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital introduced today the Air Med 1 aeromedical helicopter as a new service for transporting critically ill and trauma patients to its facility from within a 150-mile radius in Michigan and Ontario. With demand growing for caring for critically ill patients, the air ambulance service positions Henry Ford to provide fast, emergency one-way transport to its medical complex, which boasts the largest intensive care capacity in Michigan and a...

2010-09-29 12:10:00

WYCOMBE, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- While helping to save the life of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) victim is all part of the job for Lingohocken Fire Company Chief Greg Jakubowski of Wycombe, Penn., he will be more than happy to accept a free Public Access Defibrillator (PAD/AED) from Chambersburg-based Your Safety Company and HeartSine Technologies, Inc. on Tuesday, October 5. The companies opted to donate the HeartSine samaritan® PAD after Chief Jakubowski...


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