Emergency Medical Services
Doctors and nurses examine patients carefully, listening to voiced complaints but also studying data before making suggestions to help these individuals. The same process should be followed to improve public health.
HOBART | The Hobart City Council is considering what some believe is a cost-effective move for compensating the city's cross-trained firefighters.
HOBART | Nick Skomac moved to his house in Hillman Heights 14 years ago because it was near a fire station and he wanted to keep his son safe.
Merrillville turned its emergency medical services over to a private ambulance company in 2008 as a way to cut costs, Merrillville Fire Chief Ed Yerga said.
HOBART | The city's Fire Department has returned an ambulance and two cross-trained firefighters to staff it to Fire Station No. 2, city officials said Friday.
Congressman Visclosky salutes Franciscan St. Anthony paramedics who assisted in Superstorm Sandy efforts
U.S. Rep. Peter Visclosky, D-Merrillville, congratulated, presented letters of commendation and spent about 45 minutes hearing the experiences of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point-affiliated paramedics, who volunteered to travel to New Jersey to assist in Superstorm Sandy relief operations.
PORTAGE | Portage firefighters had another busy year in 2012, answering a total of 3,924 calls.
HOBART | Fire officials starting Monday are removing the ambulance from Fire Station No. 1, 400 E. 10th St., Fire Chief Brian Taylor said.
HOBART | The status of Hobart's emergency medical services continued to be a hot-button issue at the City Council meeting Wednesday.
Every year, about 935,000 Americans experience a heart attack.
While physicians say prevention, a healthy diet and exercise is the best way to prevent a heart attack what do you do if you start to feel chest discomfort or pain?
HOBART | William Krebes is willing to pay more taxes if it means keeping the city's Emergency Medical Services in place.
HOBART | City officials are exploring the possibility of privatizing Hobart's emergency medical services, said City Councilman David Vinzant, D-5th.
GARY | The Calumet Township trustee said she has improved the fiscal health of her office by surgically removing its ailing emergency medical services.
The Nov. 14 editorial, "Draft a prescription for trauma," made the point that Indiana, and in particular Northwest Indiana, needs more trauma centers. You couldn't be more correct.
BURNS HARBOR | The Burns Harbor Fire Department will begin running advance life support ambulances on Saturday.
EAST CHICAGO | Few city medics chose to sign up with the private company that assumed responsibility over the weekend for emergency medical services.
Mayor Anthony Copeland Issues an Executive Order regarding Emergency Medical Services in East Chicago
EAST CHICAGO | In response to the City's current budget shortfall Mayor Anthony Copeland has issued an Executive Order authorizing the privatization of the City's Emergency Medical Services. While the City of East Chicago's Emergency Medical Services previously have been supported by public …
EAST CHICAGO | The administration's plan to trim this year's multimillion-dollar budget deficit by privatizing city ambulances will have to proceed without approval from the City Council.
PORTAGE | Porter Health System will begin moving patients from its Valparaiso Hospital Campus to the new Porter regional hospital Aug. 25, officials said.
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