15th Annual Product Parade: Vehicles

15th Annual Product Parade: Vehicles

Article Feb 29, 2004

Aerodynamic Engineering

The distinctive design of the all-new 2004 Mirage Light presents aerodynamic engineering in an elegant package that is uniquely and unmistakably Demers Ambulances. The vehicle is equipped with a raised roof exclusively made of light composite material that lowers the center of gravity and improves road handling. The Mirage Light offers up to 1,900 lbs. of payload capacity and the largest emergency light surface available on the market. For more information, call 800/363-7591, or visit www.demersambulances.com.

Wheelchair & Passenger Vans

National Van has built its reputation as a leading full-service manufacturer of wheelchair vans, passenger vans and specialty vehicles by providing the highest quality product and service at the lowest possible price. All National products are custom-designed to customers' specifications, including seat locations, lift locations, raised roofs, raised doors and interior layouts. National Van is a member of the Ford motor pool and a Certified Active Participant in the Ford Truck Quality Program. Call 800/527-7477, or visit www.nationalvans.com.

"Ultramedic" Ambulance

Road Rescue introduces the "Ultramedic" ambulance on a Chevrolet C4500 chassis. In keeping with our reputation as an industry leader and innovator, we have built several ambulances on this new GM chassis. Equipped with a 300HP engine and a great interior design, it is the first real advancement in getting a heavier GVWR, yet retaining creature comforts in the cab. We will display this vehicle at the FDIC show in the spring; plan to stop and visit. For more information, call 843/676-2900, or visit www.roadrescue.com.

Type III CitiMedic

Wheeled Coach introduces the all-new narrow dual rear wheel, Type III CitiMedic, providing a 2,100-lb. payload, increased maneuverability and an interior designed to optimize patient care. CitiMedic features a printed circuit board with LED self-diagnostics, corner cap lights, patented P.A.F. air purification and AVW grille assembly. Call 800/932-7077, or visit www.wheeledcoach.com.

The funds will benefit organizations along the Hudson River such as Rockland Paramedic Services, Nyack Hospital, and Maternal Infant Services Network.
As one of the top ten most active emergency departments in the nation, Reading Hospital staff felt it was time to prepare for an active shooter event.
Doctors participating in Minnesota's Medicaid program could face warnings and even removal from the program if they exceed the new dosage limit for more than half of their patients.
The unique intelligence system delivers verified terror alerts within two minutes of a terror threat or attack anywhere in the world.
Over 100 EMS, fire and police personnel participated in a large-scale active shooter training event at Pechanga Resort & Casino.
Tristan Meadows, leader for the campus group Students for Opioid Solutions, presented a bill to the UND School Senate to purchase 50 Narcan kits.
The LBKAlert system alerts community members through call, text or email notifications of emergency events and instructions on what actions to take to protect themselves.
Dispatchers at New Bern Police Department's communications center are now allowed to provide pre-arrival medical instructions to 9-1-1 callers.
Christopher Hunter, MD, discusses the medical response after the Pulse Nightclub attack and how comparing our experience to available evidence will improve understanding of the approach to an active shooter and mass fatality event.
The Wapello County Public Health Office will be distributing 12 Lifepak defibrillators to public locations to increase survival rates for heart attack and cardiac arrest victims.
AMR's Home for the Holidays program provides free rides to at least 40 patients in assisted living facilities to transport them to their loved ones.
Cardinal Health's Opioid Action Program will be distributing free Narcan doses to first responders and financially support youth drug prevention and education programs.
Eligible volunteer firefighters were approved by township supervisors to receive a 20 percent property tax credit and an income tax credit of up to $200.
The company announced a restructuring of its operational team that would transfer operational oversight to newly-created Regional Presidents and strengthen support from its national team.
Toledo City Council approved the $800,000 contract for paramedic training at the University of Toledo despite some council members' attempt to reverse the vote to establish a cheaper program.