People struggling with headaches, toothaches, and even feelings of loneliness are calling 911 — often several times a day.
This chronic abuse is overwhelming what industry experts call the 911 “safety net” system. It’s also wasting what could add up to billions of dollars every year, paid ultimately through higher taxes and medical fees.
This costly [...]
Recent news surfaced about a hospital in Redding, California, where allegations suspect it of violating rules regarding patient dumping.
State and federal health care officials are investigating Mercy Medical Center in Redding for possible violations of a national anti-patient-dumping law.
“We authorized an inspection at the hospital under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act,” said [...]
By Jason Zigmont, via FireRescue1.
Professional volunteer departments need professional leadership — and it is important to be honest with yourself and your brethren when you decide to become an officer. If you are doing it for the shiny badge or title, think twice. You should only look at being an officer if you believe [...]