Saturday, Aug 30 
August Kentucky Certificate of Need Newsletter (Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services)
The August edition of the Kentucky Certificate of Need Newsletter.

 Saturday, Aug 30 
State suspends license of emergency room doctor practicing at Harlan ARH Hospital (Lexington Herald Leader)
The Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure has suspended the license of an emergency room doctor practicing at Harlan ARH Hospital.

 Friday, Aug 29 
Hardin County names new EMS director (Elizabethtown News Enterprise)
Hardin County government has a local resident as its new EMS director.

 Friday, Aug 29 
Four killed in New Mexico medical plane crash (EMS World)
An air ambulance carrying a cancer patient to Phoenix crashed shortly after taking off from a southern New Mexico airport, killing all four people aboard, authorities said Thursday.

 Friday, Aug 29 
New rules for hydrocodone take effect soon (WDRB)
Right now, the pain killer hydrocodone is a schedule III drug, but on October 6 it will change to a more restrictive schedule II drug, because officials say it's a public safety issue.

 Thursday, Aug 28 
Families of injured firefighters thank community for support (WLKY)
The families of two injured firefighters are holding out hope for their recoveries as they deliver a special message to the community.

 Thursday, Aug 28 
EMS Educator: Emergency Medical Training Professionals, LLC, Lexington (Fayette) KY

 Wednesday, Aug 27 
CDC releases guidance on managing patients with known or suspected Ebola (EMS World)
Coordination among 9-1-1 PSAPs, the EMS system, healthcare facilities and the public health system is important when responding to patients with suspected Ebola.

 Tuesday, Aug 26 
What do Rural Metro layoffs mean for the rest of EMS? (EMS1)
It may be that local communities will need to band together to create regional EMS systems that are supported by a combination of taxes, reimbursement and private pay.

 Tuesday, Aug 26 
Glendale Fire Department expected to be back in service Tuesday night (WDRB)
A Kentucky fire department that has been out of service after one of its firefighters died in a motor vehicle accident is expected to go back online Tuesday night.

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