emergency medical services


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e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal ser·vic·es

(EMS) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē med'i-kăl sĕr'vis-ĕz)
An agency that provides prehospital care and transport to the sick and wounded.
Synonym(s): ambulance service, emergency medical service system.
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Private equity companies Bain Capital and Clayton Dubilier & Rice are still bidding in the auction for US Emergency Medical Services (NYSE:EMS), Reuters reported, quoting a source in the know.
3 December 2010 - US-based provider of emergency medical services Emergency Medical Services Corporation (NYSE: EMS) announced yesterday that an affiliate of its EmCare segment has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Milford Anesthesia Associates, an anesthesia provider based in Milford, Connecticut.
Now insurers are adding personal security, travel security, emergency medical services, personal staff risk management, and collections-management services to their personal loss control capabilities.
The county's Emergency Medical Services Agency, which tracks emergency department saturation, reported that the rate emergency rooms have been forced to close to ambulance traffic is up significantly from this time last year.
The SARS outbreak strained Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS), which worked 40 stations evenly divided among the city's four quadrants.
During the past four years, Massachusetts residents James Ahern and nephew John "Jack" Ahern have served with the Paramedic 3 unit of Boston Emergency Medical Services.
Emergency Medical Services Corporation (EMSC or the Company) today announced that it will host a conference call for bond/debt holders and other interested parties to discuss results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2012, on Thursday, May 17, 2012.
This is a large hemorrhage, but the trouble is that the internal bleeding is really severe in other areas as well,'' Lockyer said at a Van Nuys hearing for the Assembly Health Committee and Senate Health Subcommittee on California Emergency Medical Services.
They would then contact the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services System, and other appropriate agencies.
The money would be used to fund the countywide system of trauma centers, emergency medical services and bioterrorism response.
Emergency Medical Services Corporation (EMSC or the Company) today announced that it will provide an audio webcast of its conference call for bond/debt holders and other interested parties to discuss results for its third quarter ending September 30, 2011, on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.

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