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2013-08-14 23:02:03

In a new report, the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) recommends that the state launch pilot programs to test a new model of community-based health care that would expand the role of paramedics under certain circumstances. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In a new report, the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) recommends that the state launch pilot programs to test a new model of community-based health care that would expand...

2013-07-24 23:02:16

A decade of education and growth was celebrated Wednesday, July 24, at the tenth anniversary of the National EMS Academy (NEMSA) in Lafayette, La. With seven campuses in Louisiana and two in Texas, the Academy has trained almost 2 percent of all newly nationally registered paramedics in the nation and has produced 3,428 EMTs and 1,490 paramedics since 2003. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 A decade of education and growth was celebrated Wednesday, July 24, at the tenth anniversary of...

2013-07-16 23:21:02

First Response Training, LLC, one of the Prominent West Palm Beach CPR and Lifesaving Education Company has teamed up with Transformational Outsourcing, one of top social media marketing company in South Florida, to help expand their online marketing. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 First Response Training, LLC—a West Palm Beach, Florida company providing CPR and First Aid courses to the medical and non-medical community since 1991—will be partnering with Transformational Outsourcing, a Boca...

2013-07-01 23:01:34

Peter Barrilleaux was able to reunite with the Acadian medics who helped save his life. (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Last week, two months after suffering a heart attack at Festival International de Louisiane, Peter Barrilleaux was able to reunite with the members of the Acadian Ambulance team who helped save his life. Barrilleaux didn’t realize he was having a heart attack that night—he attributed the pain to a reaction to the crawfish etouffee he had for supper—but the situation rapidly...

2013-06-29 23:04:31

Narcotic theft continues among US and Canada paramedics. MedixSafe offers the solution on both sides of the border. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Narcotic theft continues to plague EMTs, Paramedics, and Ambulance administrators in the US and Canada. Medixsafe manufactures high tech narcotics cabinets using PIN, proximity card and biometrics for secure access and a comprehensive audit trail. January 2011, FireRescue1 reported: "The way things are now, if drugs go missing, everyone...

2013-06-12 23:25:18

California Air Ambulance provider Aeromedevac has announced that they have expanded their air ambulance medical flights and repatriation throughout Mexico and the entire globe. SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Aeromedevac, one of the nation´s leading air ambulance services for more than 20 years, has expanded services in Mexico, assuring Americans south of the border that emergency and scheduled air ambulance service to U.S. facilities close by or in any city they desire is...

2013-05-31 23:29:22

Aeromedevac Air Ambulance Service is now offering medical flights with full medical support teams to international locations across the globe. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 American travelers, who experience a medical emergency while traveling in Mexico, can rest assured that there is now an air ambulance service that can transport them home with full medical support while en route to an American medical facility. Aeromedevac, a leading provider of air ambulance medical flights for...

2013-05-31 23:15:11

ImageTrend, Inc completed the implementation for Harvey Ambulance Service on May 15, 2013. Lakeville, Minn. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 ImageTrend, Inc. announced that its first client in North Dakota recently went live with the company´s ePCR solution. Harvey Ambulance Service, based in Harvey, North Dakota, covers an area of 759 square miles. The EMS provider chose ImageTrend EMS Service Bridge with EMS Field Bridge for advanced reporting and analysis of data collected in the field during...

Airline Travelers Can Become Invaluable Medical Assistants In Flight
2013-05-31 12:16:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Is there a doctor on board this plane?” is more than just a phrase quipped in movies. There are times, in fact, when a medical professional could be needed to treat passengers who are in-flight. Ever curious, one University of Pittsburgh professor set out to find how often doctors and air travelers are needed for in-flight emergencies and how well passengers turned patients fare after being treated on board. After...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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