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FROM the FARM: Tiramisu dessert tribute takes top honor at Taste of Care

FROM the FARM: Tiramisu dessert tribute takes top honor at Taste of Care

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Act of honesty celebrated

Act of honesty celebrated

HOBART | The moment he saw the wallet on the Prompt Ambulance shuttle bus, Branden Day said he knew it was “lost.”

June 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Program links social work interns with patients

Program links social work interns with patients

Deborah Grant, patient advocate for Prompt Ambulance, left, works with Indiana University Northwest intern Heather Mathews, of DeMotte as they review patient schedules at Prompt Ambulance. Prompt has partnered with the social work program at Indiana University Northwest and students internin…

April 08, 2014 4:00 pm
Lake Station EMS workers protest privatizing ambulance service

Lake Station EMS workers protest privatizing ambulance service

LAKE STATION | Medics from the Lake Station Fire Department picketed Saturday along Fairview Avenue in protest of the city’s move to privatize its ambulance service.

March 22, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Ron Donahue, of Prompt Ambulance with Brian Polackoff, of EMS Toolkit.

Ron Donahue, of Prompt Ambulance with Brian Polackoff, of EMS Toolkit.

Ron Donahue, left, of Prompt Ambulance, stands with EMS Toolkit software developer Brian Polackoff on Thursday. Polackoff has been working with Prompt to develop software that will compile customer survey results data to let Prompt know where it is doing things right, or where they may need …

January 16, 2014 12:16 pm
Prompt Ambulance with Brian Polackoff, of EMS Toolkit

Prompt Ambulance with Brian Polackoff, of EMS Toolkit

EMS Toolkit software developer Brian Polackoff displays a survey for Prompt Ambulance services that he is working to develop software to compile results from that will lead to better customer service.

January 16, 2014 12:17 pm
The Times honors 20 Under 40 Class of 2013

The Times honors 20 Under 40 Class of 2013

From municipal leaders and attorneys to innovators using creativity to meet needs in the region, The Times Media Co. is honoring 20 local young people who are standouts in the community.

September 29, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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Prompt Ambulance hosts Annual Taste of Care

Prompt Ambulance hosts Annual Taste of Care

MERRILLVILLE | On Sept. 26, Prompt Ambulance hosted its Annual Taste of Care at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville. People came from all over Northwest Indiana to the event to sample delectable appetizers, entrees and desserts created by chefs (and their teams) from local health care facilities.

September 28, 2013 1:07 am Photos

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FROM the FARM: After Saturday's pie winners, now chefs being judged

FROM the FARM: After Saturday's pie winners, now chefs being judged

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.

September 25, 2013 12:00 am
Group builds ramp for Cal Twp. woman in need

Group builds ramp for Cal Twp. woman in need

Associates from Prompt Ambulance, Habitat for Humanity and Lincolnshire Health and Rehab built a ramp Tuesday for a Calumet Township woman. Prompt Ambulance Service plans to build one ramp per month for people it has identified with a need. "The more people involved in this, the greater impa…

July 09, 2013 4:48 pm
Group builds ramp for Cal Twp. woman in need

Group builds ramp for Cal Twp. woman in need

Habitat for Humanity's Kristen Marlow-Kellemen joins associates from Prompt Ambulance, Habitat and Lincolnshire Health and Rehab to build a ramp Tuesday for a Calumet Township woman. The project was done through the A Brush With Kindness program.

July 09, 2013 4:48 pm
Group builds ramp for Cal Twp. woman in need

Group builds ramp for Cal Twp. woman in need

Ron Donahue, left, director of EMS consulting and technology integration for Prompt Ambulance Service, and Kristen Marlow-Kellemen, of Habitat for Humanity, join associates from Prompt, Habitat and Lincolnshire Health and Rehab on Tuesday to build a 90-foot ramp for a Calumet Township woman.…

July 09, 2013 4:49 pm

Initiative gives wheelchair users a Brush with Kindness

For one Gary senior citizen named Maddie, getting outside on ground level by herself was almost impossible.

May 15, 2013 8:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you prepared to face an emergency?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you prepared to face an emergency?

Recently while on vacation, I was involved with two individuals suffering medical emergencies. Fortunately, both of these strangers ended up being fine. Afterward, the conversation revolved around the benefits and hesitations that people share when providing care. In particular, the discussi…

July 15, 2012 12:00 am

Private medic suspended for 'protocol deviation' in East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | An emergency medical technician accused of performing procedures for which he was not certified during an ambulance call last month has been suspended by his employer.

June 15, 2012 8:15 pm
EDITORIAL ADVSIORY BOARD: Supporting local business helps the common good

EDITORIAL ADVSIORY BOARD: Supporting local business helps the common good

Recently, Illinois raised taxes and passed a few initiatives which continue to make doing business in Illinois less attractive. In contrast, Indiana continues to make great strides in reforms that attract businesses.

February 13, 2011 12:00 am
Emergency services improved by communities' collaboration

Emergency services improved by communities' collaboration

MERRILLVILLE | Realizing that the budgets of local communities are getting tighter, Gary Miller, the CEO of Prompt Ambulance Service, announced a new initiative Friday to help with emergency service in Northwest Indiana communities.

September 11, 2010 12:00 am
Technology doing some ambulance service heavy lifting

Technology doing some ambulance service heavy lifting

In a perfect world, ambulances would be at the sites that need them before a 911 call is made. With the newly redesigned and renovated Prompt Ambulance Service dispatch center , a program exists that can predict where the next call may come from.

August 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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