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New medical center with emergency department opening in Perry County

SOMERSET — Medically underserved Perry County is about to get a new medical center that includes an emergency department and outpatient care. A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday for the Genesis Perry County Medical Center in Somerset, which is scheduled ...

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Emergency medical information on your child's phone

When an emergency arises, you don't want to be caught flat-footed without key information you need. This is all the more urgent when it's your children that need to be cared for. It’s "Digital Life Hacks Week," and with American kids by the millions ...

Source: Kim Komando
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Changes coming in emergency service to part of area

Emergency medical services are going to be changing in a few weeks for one part of the Mobile area. In September, Mobile Fire-Rescue will no longer be the primary responder for emergency medical services in the three mile, Mobile Police jurisdiction ...

Source: FOX10 News
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Emergency hospital visits more common among most deprived bowel cancer patients

Dr. Francisco Rubio, a lead author from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, said: "We know that cancer patients from poorer areas are more likely to have emergency visits to hospital in the weeks before their diagnosis, but we found that this ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Renovations at Parkview Medical Center will double the size of its emergency room in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. - Parkview Medical Center is undergoing another round of renovations, hoping to accommodate the tens of thousands of patients they see each year. "It's going to double the size of the emergency department," Vince Velasquez, Assistant Vice ...

Source: KRDO
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Emergency Medicine Physician in Duluth

Dr. Blake Collison, an emergency medicine physician, has joined Essentia Health-St. Marys Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota. Dr. Collison earned a medical degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth in Duluth, Minnesota. He completed a residency in ...

Source: Duluth News Tribune
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Global Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Products Market to 2026: A ~$36 Billion Opportunity - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Products - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. According to the report, the Global Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Products Market ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 13 Aug 2018

North Berkeley BART station reopens after medical emergency, closure

BERKELEY — The BART system’s North Berkeley station reopened Sunday after a midday major medical emergency closed it for just over an hour. Shortly after 11:50 a.m., BART said the emergency was causing delays on the Richmond line, and the station was ...

Source: EastBayTimes.com
Published: 12 Aug 2018

As Baby Boomers Age, Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Needs Are Skyrocketing

New companies are trying to fill the demand where taking an Uber or Lyft just won't cut it. Many patients opt to skip appointments when they can't find a ride, and those no-shows are costing billions in lost revenue. In other health industry news: Rite Aid ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Milton names medical director for emergency responders

The Milton City Council has retained Dr. Russell Mitchell as medical director to provide oversight for emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The council approved a professional services agreement, at a cost of $24,731 a year, effective Oct. 1, 2018 ...

Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Emergency Medicine Physician Joins Essentia Health-St. Marys Medical Center in Duluth

Dr. Leah Heron, an emergency medicine physician, has joined Essentia Health-St. Marys Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota. Dr. Heron earned a medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. She completed a ...

Source: Duluth News Tribune
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Wallet? Check. Medicine? Check. Portable Toilet? Emergency officials create checklist for fleeing wildfire

... management agency website at www.spokanecounty.org/1460/Emergency-Management or the agency’s Facebook page. If a wildfire is nearby and you need to evacuate, have your medicine, a flashlight, family heirlooms, lots of other essentials and maybe a ...

Source: The Spokesman-Review
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Closing hospital emergency departments does not lead to more deaths

The closure of emergency departments does not lead to more deaths, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found. The research, which analysed five emergency departments (EDs) in England that were downgraded between 2009 and 2011, found there was ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Santa Rosa Medical Center expands to Pace, will open emergency department in 2019

Santa Rosa Medical Center expands to Pace, will open emergency department in 2019 Facing an increasing need to provide emergency medical services, the Santa Rosa Medical Center will expand into Pace in 2019 Check out this story on pnj.com: https://www.pnj ...

Source: Pensacola News Journal
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Health Tip: Making an Emergency Call

(HealthDay News) -- A medical emergency can be scary and stressful, but knowing how to call for help can mean the difference between life and death. The American College of Emergency Physicians offers these suggestions when making an emergency call ...

Source: consumer.healthday.com
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Driver who died after weekend crash had a 'medical emergency,' police say

The Cooksville man who died this week after a single-vehicle crash was said to be having a “medical emergency” while he was driving, according to police. Howard County Police announced on Tuesday that Leroy Peyton Truehart, 81, died after being ...

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Emergency Medical Services Coordinator (Nurse Educator)

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Coordinator is a professional level civilian position responsible for ensuring quality emergency medical care services are provided by Fire Department personnel in conformance with regulatory requirements and ...

Source: EMS1
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Registration open for county emergency training

disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, information about the CERT organization, disaster psychology, terrorism and a disaster simulation. To register, interested individuals should contact Ottawa County Emergency Management at 616-738-4052 ...

Source: The Holland Sentinel
Published: 15 Aug 2018

North Berkeley BART station reopens following medical emergency

BERKELEY, Calif. (BCN) - The North Berkeley BART station has reopened following a medical emergency in which a person entered the trackway and was pinned underneath a train, the agency said. The incident occurred shortly before noon. Berkeley Fire ...

Source: KTVU
Published: 12 Aug 2018

North Berkeley BART station reopens after major medical emergency

The North Berkeley BART station has reopened after emergency crews responded to a person lying on the tracks. Trains on the Richmond line were not stopping at the station, and delays followed. The person is alive. No information is available on possible ...

Source: ABC7 San Francisco
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Parkview Medical Center to expand emergency department

PUEBLO COUNTY – Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo is about to undergo a major expansion. The plan is to double the size of the emergency department which is a huge need right now for the Steel City and beyond. On Friday, staff members said the project ...

Source: KOAA 5
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Emergency call handlers fear being penalised for sick days

These employees are responsible for taking tough phone calls, as well as dispatching police to emergency situations ... He added planned operations, medical appointments and ACC leave were not included in someone's score. For many staff, the communications ...

Source: Radio New Zealand
Published: 15 Aug 2018

‘When seconds count’: Maryland’s statewide emergency medical services communications system to benefit from major technology upgrade

Overland Contracting, Inc., to oversee project that will retire legacy technologies and improve network utilization to help emergency responders communicate OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the United States’ most complex ...

Source: IT Business Net
Published: 13 Aug 2018

State-Of-The-Art Emergency Room Unveiled At Dallas VA Medical Center

DALLAS (CBSDFW) – Emergency medical care for military veterans in North Texas is getting a major upgrade. On Thursday Veteran’s Affairs leaders, along with community members, and Congress woman Eddie Bernice Johnson unveiled a brand new state-of-the ...

Source: CBS DFW
Published: 09 Aug 2018

Why do emergency medical calls alter the ferry schedule?

Recently my husband and I left our house in Poulsbo two hours before a scheduled doctor appointment in Seattle. We arrived at the Winslow dock in plenty of time but as the ferry pulled in and off loaded, an ambulance came in behind us, proceeded to load ...

Source: Kitsap Sun
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Dementia and the emergency department can be a toxic combo, analysis says

The hospital emergency department can be a “chaotic” and toxic place ... Ph.D., an associate professor of clinical neurology and family medicine with USC's Keck School of Medicine. One positive response to this concern, he writes, is the development ...

Source: McKnight's Long-Term Care News
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Young boy calls 911, saves grandmother after medical emergency

Max Velez, 4, is being hailed a hero after calling for help when his grandmother stopped breathing due to a case of pneumonia MANCHESTER, N.H. — A young boy is being hailed a hero after calling 911 and saving his grandmother who suffered a medical emergency.

Source: EMS1
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Bus driver may have suffered medical emergency in NH crash

GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus driver may have suffered a medical emergency as the vehicle veered off of Interstate 95 and crashed into trees in New Hampshire, and children aboard were injured. The Portsmouth Herald reports Fire Lt.

Source: WHDH
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Man dies from medical emergency, crashes car in Greenville

GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - Police in one Eastern Carolina city are investigating a car crash Thursday afternoon in which the driver died from a medical problem. The crash happened around 12:25 p.m. at the intersection of Greene Street and Mumford Road in ...

Source: WITN
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Medical Emergency Closes Bart Station

The North Berkeley BART station is closed because of a major medical emergency. Trains on the Richmond line are not stopping at the station. No other information was immediately availability. Copyright © 2018 by Bay City News, Inc. Republication ...

Source: sfgate.com
Published: 13 Aug 2018