Many volunteer ambulance agencies throughout the United States have a difficult time staffing their ambulances. Now, there is a volunteer shortage.
Emergency medical services typically experience numerous problems when they call on local government officials to consider the budgets for emergency medical services.
Many fire departments and Emergency Medical Services agencies are placing oxygen masks on ambulances for animal-related emergencies.
Isomorphism refers to the notion that organizations mirror themselves after other organizations. Applying this concept to emergency management can have excellent ramifications on tightening areas of emergency management.
Body armor is a relatively controversial issue. It brings up numerous issues about the safety of first responders and the 911 calls they answer.
Pennsylvania House Bill 1013 recently passed in the Pennsylvania House. It will help the overall climate of Emergency Medical Services, but some of the language may be a bit vague.
National EMS Week was originally created by President Gerald Ford to recognize Emergency Medical Services personnel. The week serves as a great opportunity for EMS agencies to educate the public on what they do while also expressing their agency needs.
Pediatric ambulances are a specialized resource that a few ambulance agencies across the country are implementing.