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EMS Agency Sells Ambulance Subscriptions to Cover Transport Costs

EMS Agency Sells Ambulance Subscriptions to Cover Transport Costs

— A subscription covers 100 percent of the cost of all emergency transports for the year, from May 1 to April 30.

HARRISON, Pa. — With a subscription, a $300 bill could become no bill at all.

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3 Dead in Hazelhurst Medical Helicopter Crash

3 Dead in Hazelhurst Medical Helicopter Crash

— Sources Confirm A Spirit Air Ambulance Helicopter has crashed in Oneida County

HAZELHURST, Wis. (WSAW) — The FAA confirms a medical helicopter crash Thursday night is fatal.

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Travis County’s $34 Million STAR Flight Contract Starts a Fight

Travis County's $34 Million STAR Flight Contract Starts a Fight

— Losing bidder Airbus Helicopters Inc. is appealing the county’s decision.

AUSTIN, TX  — The helicopter company that lost out on a $34 million bid to replace Travis County’s STAR Flight fleet, Airbus Helicopters, is protesting the decision, arguing the winning bid was more expensive and included aircraft functions that have not been federally certified.

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FDNY: Dispatchers Unable to Access EMS 911 System

FDNY: Dispatchers Unable to Access EMS 911 System

— Dispatchers were not able to access their computers while taking emergency calls for 30 minutes.

NEW YORK — EMS dispatchers were left with no access to the 911 system while taking emergency calls for around 30 minutes Monday due to a network outage, according to FDNY officials.

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Happy Thanksgiving from EMS Flight Safety Network

Happy Thanksgiving from EMS Flight Safety Network

— Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.

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Powerful Video Exposes Reality of First Responder PTSD

Powerful Video Exposes Reality of First Responder PTSD

Healing our own: the reality of post-traumatic stress.

WEB – This very powerful video offers an overview of firefighter post-traumatic stress and its sometimes devastating impacts, as well as efforts under way to help build a path toward healing for first responders.

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Announcing The “Fly Like A Girl” Breast Cancer Awareness 5th Anniversary Design

Announcing The "Fly Like A Girl" Breast Cancer Awareness 5th Anniversary Design

Copy of Press Release from EMS Flight Safety Network:

EMS Flight Safety Network, the people who keep air medical safe, releases its 5th Anniversary breast cancer awareness “Fly Like A Girl” design on October 1, 2017. Further information can be found at https://flightsafetynet.com.

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Why EMS Stands for The Flag

Why EMS Stands for The Flag

—And why NFL stars should get off their knees.

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How To Be An Amazing EMS Mentor

How To Be An Amazing EMS Mentor

—And why you probably don’t have a choice.

Let’s be honest.

We all want an awesome mentor.

Someone to take us by the hand and show us a better way.

Someone to save us time, money and frustration. How awesome would that be, right?

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Why EMS Gets No Respect

Why EMS Gets No Respect

—And What To Do About It.

What is a life worth?

That’s the argument I hear a lot.

If I save people’s lives, why don’t I get the same respect as doctors?

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