Emergency Transport Association

Mo. Hospital’s Stroke Treatment Program Faces Budget Cut

Mo. Hospital’s Stroke Treatment Program Faces Budget Cut News Jul 20, 2018 Print Version July 19—Missouri department of health officials is looking for solutions after a budget cut of more than $150,000 earmarked for Time Critical Diagnosis, a program aimed at improving treatment for stroke, STEMI and trauma patients. The Department of Health and Senior…

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Paramedics Plus Changes Name to PatientCare Logistics Solutions

Paramedics Plus Changes Name to PatientCare Logistics Solutions Press Release Jul 20, 2018 Print Version July 19—Paramedics Logistics Operating Company, LLC d/b/a Paramedics Plus, a provider of ground-based 911 emergency ambulance and other critical healthcare logistics solutions, has been rebranded as PatientCare Logistics Solutions, LLC (“PatientCare” or the “Company”). The corporate level rebranding reflects the company’s…

Hospital Direct (r) Hospital directory assistance

Hospital Direct (r) Hospital directory assistance   Have you ever done a transport and only had a location. Some hospitals have five or six different ICUs. The room numbers may not match the floor either. Currently in the Rocky Mountain Region we are building in new hospitals evryday. No ads to get in the way…

New first responder stamp to be released by USPS

New first responder stamp to be released by USPS The stamp includes a firefighter carrying an axe, an EMS worker and a law enforcement officer shining a flashlight   MISSOULA, Mont. — The United States Postal Service will release its forever stamp honoring first responders at a dedication ceremony on Sept. 13, 2018. The stamp,…

Taylor County EMS requesting over $1 million for budget

Taylor County EMS requesting over $1 million for budget by Olivia DiVenti ABILENE, Texas — It was all ears on Thursday afternoon as David Allman, the Executive Director of Taylor County EMS, presented his agency’s new budget request to the Taylor County Commissioners. Allman is requesting $1,055,079.84 for Taylor County EMS, which is about $450,000 more…

Intrepid Response Now Available as App for First Responders

Intrepid Response Now Available as App for First Responders Press Release Jul 19, 2018 Print Version July 19—Intrepid Networks, the industry leader in public safety mobile situational awareness and communication applications, today announced its acclaimed Response mobile app is now FirstNet Certified and available in the FirstNet App Catalog for FirstNet users across the United…

Public input opportunity closing for improving prehospital care

Public input opportunity closing for improving prehospital care The federal government is seeking input on how to improve trauma care in the field   By EMS1 Staff The chance for public input on how prehospital trauma care could be improved is ending soon. A Request for Information by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on…

Paramedics honored for helping police officer under attack

Paramedics honored for helping police officer under attack Paramedics Heidi Nishimoto, Mason Kinnard and Kristina Douglas, who work for Paramedics Plus, were each presented the Big Willie Whitley Citizenship Award   Harry Harris East Bay Times OAKLAND — Three civilian paramedics who came to the aid last month of a police officer knocked to the…

Maine EMS Agency Pays $17K for False Reimbursement Claims

Maine EMS Agency Pays $17K for False Reimbursement Claims News Jul 18, 2018 Print Version July 18—An Ellsworth-area ambulance service has settled a civil suit brought by prosecutors who charged it with filing false reimbursement claims. County Ambulance has agreed to pay $16,776.74 to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims to Medicare and MaineCare…