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2014-03-07 23:03:42

The biggest challenge that first responders and all emergency specialists face is knowing the patient's existing conditions; now they have way of getting this information instantly. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 In the event of a medical emergency, how much do the first responders or even the hospital emergency staff know about someone? Do they know his medical history or allergies? Do they know the medications he is taking? Up until now these questions and more have been a huge...

2014-02-10 08:28:00

Company Expands into Massachusetts and Online with Acquisition of National Medical Education & Training Center ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JTC Education, the parent company of Medtech College has acquired National Medical Education & Training Center (NMETC), a respected Massachusetts EMT and Paramedic education provider. Based in West Bridgewater, Mass., NMETC offers campus-based and online EMT and Paramedic programs, along with an online Advanced EMT program. As part...

2014-01-24 23:01:37

Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. At a reunion held Jan. 21 in Jennings, La., with representatives of Acadian Ambulance, Jennings Fire Department, American...

2014-01-22 08:22:03

FLUSHING, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Highway Safety Administration, auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people in the U.S. each year and are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 34, but thanks to the developers of a newly released Auto Survival Kit by StatGear, people across the US now have something that could save their life in case of an auto accident amid the current cold front and icy weather that's plaguing the...

2014-01-13 23:04:16

An industry leader in auto survival equipment says its newly released product could be the solution motorists need to ensure safety during the current cold and icy weather. Flushing, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 According to the National Highway Safety Administration, auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people in the U.S. each year and are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 34, but thanks to the developers of a newly released Auto Survival Kit by StatGear,...

2014-01-08 23:01:54

Acadian Ambulance has been able to avoid the paramedic shortage thanks to their partnership with the National EMS Academy. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Many emergency medical agencies throughout the United States are facing critical shortages of qualified paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Acadian Ambulance, the largest privately owned ambulance company in the nation, has been able to avoid the shortfall. “Even though we have been fortunate to remain fully staffed during...

2013-12-16 23:02:52

If treated quickly, the severity of many sports injuries, including head injuries, can be lessened with proper and fast care on the field before paramedics arrive, says a SureFire CPR spokesman. Orange, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Long-term effects of sports injuries as reported in recent nightly TV news has served both to increase parental concerns for their children's sports safety - but also to emphasize the importance of an "Emergency Preparedness Play," says Zack...

2013-11-30 23:02:22

Narcotic Theft Continues to Plague EMTs, Paramedics, and Ambulance Administrators Across the US and Canada Memphis, TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Keys or PIN numbers alone are no longer enough to ensure security and accountability for emergency narcotics access. Across the country, reductions in schedule II drug inventories are having a critical impact on patient care, staff integrity, liability, and the bottom line. Nov 13, 2013 NBC Wisconsin Affiliate WEAU reported: "Police were...

2013-11-26 23:02:05

QHR client hospital Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC) and Abbeville County EMS (ACEMS), located in Abbeville, SC, recently launched a collaborative Community Paramedic Program, the first of its kind in South Carolina. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 QHR client hospital Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC) and Abbeville County EMS (ACEMS), located in Abbeville, SC, recently launched a collaborative Community Paramedic Program, the first of its kind in South Carolina. The program...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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