2015 EMS World Innovation Awards Winners Announced

CPR and resuscitation medications developed for children with healthy hearts may be less effective in children with heart disease.
TCAD Paramedics are ready to handle any emergencies that may occur on or off the course during the Bass Pro Legends of Golf PGA Tournament.
Vanessa Dolan got the opportunity to meet the members of Covington Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance who helped save her life.
After months of physical therapy following a motorcycle crash, Robert Savage says meeting the medics who treated him will be the final piece in his healing process.
“On a scale of one to 10, his luck was a 30 today,” said one of the doctors who treated J.R. Bourne.
The bill would establish procedures for EMS to transport severe stroke patients to the facility best equipped to treat them.
The clinic particularly targets working professionals who want to sober up and return to their jobs.
Cardinal Health has already given first responders 80,000 Narcan doses in response to the rising lawsuits against the company for its alleged role in the opioid epidemic.
Gov. Wolf extended the declaration by three months to continue implementing solutions to curb the epidemic.
Despite CPR efforts from bystanders and paramedics, Nader Khalil had drowned after pulling his daughter from a rip current at a Florida beach.
A nonprofit donated over 100 fidget toys to first responders to help kids with autism feel safer and comfortable while dealing with traumatic situations.
Michael Arcangeletti, an addict in recovery, started the initiative to equip ambulances, pill bottles, and pharmacies with information cards to help those struggling with addiction.
Christy McCall, 41, allegedly neglected to perform CPR on 81-year-old Eunice Vancil, which led to his death.
Texas flight services are now carrying cold stored whole blood for use in the field. 
The bill would mandate emergency dispatchers to be trained in delivering CPR instructions to 9-1-1 callers to help save lives.