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 Wednesday, Jun 28 
University of Louisville Hospital begins a new chapter as KentuckyOne Health exits (Louisville Courier Journal)
University Medical Center will assume management of the teaching hospital.

 Wednesday, Jun 28 
Should EMS let opioid overdose patients die? (EMS1)
A proposal to withhold treatment from opioid overdose patients shows the epidemic's continuing stress on EMS providers and its strain on municipal budgets.

 Wednesday, Jun 28 
National Safety Council publishes report on preventable deaths, accidents (EMS1)
The report ranked each state based on how they were preventing things like distracted driving, prescription painkillers and falls.

 Wednesday, Jun 28 
Fentanyl linked to half of Ky. OD deaths (Cincinnati Enquirer)
The powerful synthetic opiate fentanyl killed about half the people in Kentucky who died from overdoses last year, but officials say the toll could've been far grimmer.

 Wednesday, Jun 28 
GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote (WDRB)
The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise.

 Wednesday, Jun 28 
Paramedic Full and Part-Time: Casey County Ambulance Service, Liberty (Casey) KY

 Tuesday, Jun 27 
Ambulance service tests communication equipment (Bowling Green Daily News)
Emergency medical dispatchers with The Medical Center EMS participated in a statewide drill Monday to test the effectiveness and efficiency of amateur radio for use in disasters when other communication methods are knocked out.

 Tuesday, Jun 27 
An EMT's view from the front lines of America's heroin crisis (CNN)
Driving through the streets of Huntington, West Virginia, with Gordon Merry is a stark reminder of what heroin is doing to American communities.

 Tuesday, Jun 27 
Paramedic Program Director/Instructor: Jefferson Community and Technical College, Louisville (Jefferson) KY

 Monday, Jun 26 
3 tips for preparing EMS for new Medicare cards (EMS1)
New cards will protect patient data and will fight fraud and identity theft.

 Monday, Jun 26 
Benefit held for Louisville paramedic's 19-month-old son as they prepare for his 13th surgery (WDRB)
A Louisville toddler, just 19 months old, is about to have his 13th surgery. Allison Schweitzer is a paramedic with Louisville Metro EMS and has been on medical leave for seven months to watch after her 19-month-old son Oakley.

 Monday, Jun 26 
Ohio city considers 'three strikes, you're out' policy on responding to overdoses (WLKY)
A controversial proposal has been made to deal with heroin overdoses.

 Monday, Jun 26 
Bevinís proposed reorganization of 39 medical and professional boards delayed (Lexington Herald Leader)
Gov. Matt Bevinís proposed reorganization of dozens of medical and professional boards that oversee licensing of more than 100,000 professionals in Kentucky has been delayed, state officials told boards this week.

 Sunday, Jun 25 
2017 Midwest Safety Conference (Kentucky AAMS)
This event is being organized by KYAAMS, INAAMS and OACCT and all proceeds will be donated back to the 3 local AAMS chapters for furture safety events.

 Sunday, Jun 25 
Hardin County suspends EMS director (Elizabethtown News Enterprise)
The director of Hardin County Emergency Management Services was suspended without pay Thurs≠day pending termination.

 Saturday, Jun 24 
Report: Putting others first can cost lives in emergencies (EMS1)
A study found survival rates were higher when strong people reached safety themselves before helping others.

 Saturday, Jun 24 
Deep cuts to Medicaid put rural hospitals in the crosshairs (CNN)
For the hundreds of rural U.S. hospitals struggling to stay in business, health policy decisions made in Washington, D.C., this summer could make survival a lot tougher.

 Saturday, Jun 24 
All Louisville first responders learning SWAT techniques in order to be prepared for anything (WDRB)
Mass shootings have become increasing more common across the United States, putting not only law enforcement but first responders in the crosshairs.

 Friday, Jun 23 
Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill (WPSD)
Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate.

 Thursday, Jun 22 
Firefighter / Paramedic: Fort Mitchell Fire Department, Fort Mitchell (Kenton) KY

 Thursday, Jun 22 
Full-Time Paramedic: Georgetown-Scott County EMS, Georgetown (Scott) KY

 Thursday, Jun 22 
Paramedic: Arrowmed, Jackson (Breathitt) KY

 Thursday, Jun 22 
EMT: Arrowmed, Jackson (Breathitt) KY

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