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Mo. Paramedic, Nurses Indicted for Stealing Medications
October 11, 2019
A paramedic, two nurses and a pharmacist were each charged with receipt of controlled substance medications by deceit, fraud and misrepresentation.
New Calif. Laws Support Mental Health Services for First Responders
October 07, 2019
The bills establish statewide standards such as covering mental health issue treatment under worker's comp and providing peer support to responders.
Ga. Bill Pushes for First Responder Mental Health Treatment Center
October 04, 2019
If the city of Augusta approves the plan, the center would provide peer support and treatment for PTSD, substance abuse or other mental health issues specifically for first responders.
Va. Ambulance Company Owner Imprisoned for Healthcare Fraud
October 04, 2019
Houman “Mike” Motii received a 13-month federal prison sentence for a $63K fraud scheme and employing unqualified EMTs.
It’s Complicated: Grief and the First Responder
Alexandra Jabr, October 01, 2019
Understand the process, and you’ll be a more effective patient advocate.
Children of Fallen 9/11 Responders Graduate from FDNY Academy
September 28, 2019
Thirteen of the 301 graduates honored their fathers who died in the line of duty.
Ore. Firefighter-Paramedic Arrested for Alleged Rape
September 27, 2019
Edward Augustus Blake, 43, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree rape and causing a person to ingest a controlled substance.
VFIS Celebrates 50 Years of Serving First Responders
September 25, 2019
The event celebrated how the insurance company has provided critical insurance coverage for fire departments and EMS organizations across North America.
Commitment to Excellence: Meet the 2019 National EMS Awards of Excellence Winners
EMS World Staff, September 25, 2019
The year's top services, providers, and others contribute in many ways to improving patient care.
NVFC Awarded Grant for Responder Behavioral Health Initiatives
September 24, 2019
The grant will focus on creating psychologically healthy workplaces and available counseling resources for firefighters and EMS providers.
Former MTV Star Sues FDNY EMS Lieutenant for Sexual Harassment
September 19, 2019
'Jersey Shore' star Angelina Pivarnick claims Lt. Jonathan Schechter harassed her while she was working as an EMT with the department.
Hungary Pioneers Psychological Support for Ambulance Personnel
Nóra Orsolya Balázs; Ágnes Bögötiné Szilágyi; Dr. Borbála Csucsai; Ágnes Hegyes; Petra Kovács; and Tünde Csenge Sipka, September 14, 2019
Recognizing the profession’s risks, the country’s NAS fields an array of tools to protect its people.
Legal Lesson of the Month: You’re Not Disabled
Larry Bennett, September 13, 2019
An absent employee's injury can't prevent his termination, a judge ruled.
Another Angle: Making Managers
Mike Rubin, September 12, 2019
New supervisors need more than street skills—try servant leadership.
NAEMSP Funds Study on Nutrition Issues Among EMS Personnel
September 12, 2019
An estimated 70% of EMS providers are overweight or obese, a rate greater than the general population.
N.J. EMT Affiliated With White Supremacists Charged With Assault
September 12, 2019
The indictment alleges Michael Zaremski had violent anti-semitic images on his phone and unlawfully possessed assault-style weapons and large-capacity magazines.
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