Category Archives: Re-post

A Request from KAPA

Tonya Chang with the American Heart Association is looking for personal stories and known instances where individuals in their communities have been saved by bystander CPR (before EMS arrived on the scene). They are looking for individuals who would be willing to share their story in support of their CPR-in-schools legislative initiative, which the Kentucky

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REPOST: Are Aging Ambulances Putting You At Risk?

You can find this story here… Aging Ambulances

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Community Paramedicine in Washington state

Community paramedic visits people before they need 911 again REPOSTED from HeraldNet.com, Thursday, September 18, 2014 By Eric Stevick, Herald Writer EDMONDS – At 89, Rosemary Walters looks forward to Shane Cooper’s visits. Their banter is rapid-fire and frequently funny. Her mind is sharp.  It is her body that is wearing down. Walters walks with

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How EMS can clear community paramedicine roadblocks (re-post)

State-specific restrictions, Medicare reimbursement, turf battles and public and patient acceptance must be tackled for any program to be successful By Cate Lecuyer, EMS1 Editor EMS may sit at the kids’ table of health care, but the industry still gets to eat. “We may not be the biggest player, but we’re a substantial player,” Page,

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Important Information for West Virginia EMS Squads…

West Virginia Pushes Toward Interoperability TINA ALVEY SOURCE: THE REGISTER-HERALD, BECKLEY, W.VA. CREATED: JULY 9, 2014 State wants more backup and redundancy for its emergency communications. July 07–UNION — West Virginia’s inexorable move toward a completely inter-operable emergency communications system is making headway in a region that includes Monroe County, according to 911 Director Tim Wilson. With

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"First of all, the rapport with the staff and the dedication to get the job done in a timely but accurate manner is phenomenal. They process our claims so efficiently that our revenues increased dramatically. The electronic billing is a big plus in turnaround time. They are always available for questions."
David Eldridge, Director,
Fleming County EMS