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Emergency medical services, fire departments recognized

The Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Program has extended silver and bronze awards to 207 emergency medical services and fire departments to recognize their quality of care. To be recognized, the emergency medical agencies had to successfully implement treatment guidelines for …

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Study says heart attack patients need to get to the hospital quicker

A new study that showed reducing “door-to-balloon” times in hospitals did not improve survival rates for patients with severe heart attacks, also emphasizes the need to save time