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After Delays, New TN County Ambulance Service Ready to Launch

Barring any unexpected circumstances, three new Unicoi County EMS ambulances will start responding to emergency calls next week.

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$1,000 Reward after OR Ambulance Theft

The Santiam Hospital ambulance, later discovered in a wooded area, was declared a total loss after it was found on fire.

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Medshore (SC) Ambulance Hit by Bullets

A Medshore (SC) ambulance was riddled with bullets early Monday morning by a person in a nearby vehicle, according to a report.

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Fighting Provider Fatigue

While fatigue and chronic sleep deprivation in EMS providers are certainly a critical consideration in relation to safe ambulance operations, it is also critical to all parts of our mission.

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Two Paramedics Hurt in MO Ambulance Wreck

Two paramedics and two other people were hurt in a serious wreck this weekend in Missouri.

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Log Smashes Through Ambulance Windshield in Georgia

No one was "majorly" hurt when the windshield of an ambulance was smashed by a log that fell off a truck in Georgia this week, authorities said.

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New Orleans (LA) EMS Receives Donation to Help Bariatric Patients

A $29,000 donation to the New Orleans EMS Foundation (NOEMSF) will allow New Orleans EMS to purchase and retrofit an ambulance with the required equipment to safely transport a bariatric patient. The money comes from Touro Infirmary. “Currently, we cannot transport any patient over 700 pounds without difficulty and are seeing more patients that reach this limit more frequently,” said ...

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New Neonatal Ambulance for UK Kentucky Children’s Hospital

UK Kentucky Children’s Hospital recently unveiled its new pediatric transport ambulance. The ambulance can transport two patients and is staffed by nurses specially trained to care for complex neonatal and pediatric ICU patients. It can carry four people in the cab, and up to four staff and two patients in patient compartment, WTVQ-TV reports. The price tag: $331,575.74. Funding for ...

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Photo: CA Ambulance Catches Fire

By Rick McClure

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CAAS Updates Its Ground Vehicle Standard

CAAS-GVS V2.0 is now published with an effective date of July 1, 2019. The CAAS-GVS team is already planning for V3.0, which is scheduled to start development in 2021 and be effective in 2022.

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