EMS World

Dispatch officers informing EMS of the gunman who opened fire on law enforcement officers were recognized as the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Communications Team of the Year at the national award ceremony Monday in Denver.
Public safety official Kevin Bronson resigned after making the comment in response to complaints.
The Firemen's Association of the State of New York awarded the title to Brandon Sutton after he saved a man from cardiac arrest.
Jason Moore, also a former Air Force firefighter, stopped to give first aid to a motorcyclist who crashed and was hit by an oncoming car.
NAEMSP votes to support ACMT & AACT’s highly-requested guidance on practical first responder opioid safety precautions.
“The goal is to be Jetsonian, not Flintstonian,” said Mike Taigman, MA, emphasizing the need to be forward-thinking while planning the development of the future of EMS.
CAMTS EU workshops have been announced and comments and suggestions can be made on their new accreditation standards on their website.
Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, the National EMS Industry Law Firm ® is proud to announce that founding partner, Douglas Wolfberg, has been selected as the interim chairperson for the Recognition of EMS Personal Licensure CompAct (REPLICA).
Chris Mahoney, whose cause of death is yet to be determined, was found in his home by his co-workers when he didn't show up for work at the fire department.
Kayla Renee Dubois and Christopher Robert Wimmer used their personal cell phones to take selfies with 41 patients who were either sedated, intubated or unconscious while being treated in an ambulance or on scene.
The Tactical Medical Team, considered the medical side of the SWAT team, will be safer wearing bullet-proof vests when they enter shooting hot zones to rescue victims.
American Ambulance Association honors EMT Chris Eachen with the Stars of Life award for his outstanding dedication and service.
The ambulance rolled over after being struck by an SUV, sending a student and dispatcher doing a ride-along with the paramedics to a trauma center via air ambulance for serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Assistant Fire Chief Jay Hinkie was on his way to an MVA when he was hit and killed by another car.
The bill would provide funding to the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to construct a memorial in Washington, D.C. honoring the dedication and hard work of EMS providers.