New Anthem Policy Faces Pushback

The company is introducing three product delivery offerings for Optima Predict, making the analytics solution accessible to EMS agencies of all sizes.
If the feds come knocking at your door, will they find your patient-privacy practices up to snuff?
The app teaches “Stop the Bleed” skills that can help prevent 30,000 deaths a year.
Parents are purchasing ballistic inserts for backpacks to boost their children's safety in the event of a school shooting.
The 2018 winners of the NVFC's three national fire service awards were recognized for their outstanding commitment and service.
The Austin "serial" bombing suspect blew himself up on the side of a highway as a S.W.A.T. team closed in on him.
The grants were awarded to 10 volunteer departments nationwide to provide funding for critical EMT and firefighter training.
The My Cardiac Coach app scores players by how well CPR is performed, including whether they delivered chest compressions at the correct rate and depth.
The two companies are partnering to offer the emergency response community more comprehensive training resources.
The new airbase is centrally located, allowing the helicopter to reach all parts of Wiltshire within 11 minutes.
Some of the products include Flow-Safe® disposable CPAP devices and BVMs with LiteSaver® manometer and integrated timing lights.
Thanks to the quick actions of school resource officer Deputy Blaine Gaskill, the 17-year-old gunman was stopped before he could hurt others.
Not everybody wants to talk about revenue, but it’s a “necessary evil in the business we do,” said Chris Watanabe, RHIA, CHPS, director of HIM at REMSA, the exclusive ground EMS provider for Washoe County, Nevada, and an air ambulance provider serving an 11-state western region.
Jill Wittwer, 59, is recovering well from a stroke she had in her sleep after doctors performed a thrombectomy the following afternoon.
A branch of the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics Union is fighting for a more thorough investigation into one agency's management staff physically and sexually abusing employees.