Friday, Aug 22 
Firefighters being trained to keep themselves safe during interstate runs (WDRB)
Firefighters say the Interstate is the most dangerous place they can be and many find themselves working there on a weekly basis.

 Friday, Aug 22 
Kentucky's public-employee pension system to get $23 million from Bank of America settlement (Lexington Herald Leader)
Kentucky Retirement Systems will get $23 million from Bank of America's $16.65 billion national settlement with the federal government over accusations that the bank improperly dumped "toxic" mortgage-backed securities on the market, helping fuel the economic recession of 2008.

 Thursday, Aug 21 
Two firefighters seriously injured after being shocked by power line during ice bucket challenge (WDRB)
A spokesperson for an organization that reaches out to families of police officers and firefighters who have died in the line of duty has confirmed that two firefighters were seriously injured after the ladder from a fire truck came in contact with power lines.

 Wednesday, Aug 20 
Mishandled 911 calls lead to enhanced Bullitt Co. training (WAVE)
Bullitt County 911 administrators are making changes to training procedures after dispatchers may have mishandled three medical calls over the past month.

 Wednesday, Aug 20 
90% of hospitals and clinics lose their patients' data (CNN)
No industry has been hit harder by hacking and data breaches than health care.

 Wednesday, Aug 20 
How to succeed in paramedic class (EMS World)
A paramedic program is a challenging course that requires students to have specific abilities to excel in class. If you want to succeed in a paramedic program, sharpen your study skills, learn how to prioritize your time, review your BLS knowledge, and pick a paramedic program that fits your schedule and personal and financial needs.

 Wednesday, Aug 20 
EMT-P: NET Care Ambulance Service, Inez (Martin) KY

 Wednesday, Aug 20 
EMT-B: NET Care Ambulance Service, Inez (Martin) KY

 Tuesday, Aug 19 
Ambulance provider to leave Ind. communities (EMS World)
Some Indiana hospitals say they are not sure what to make of Rural/Metro Corp.'s announcement to end ambulance services in some Indiana communities.

 Tuesday, Aug 19 
Paramedic: Anderson County Emergency Medical Service, Lawrenceburg (Anderson) KY

 Sunday, Aug 17 
Governors tout benefits of Medicaid expansion (Lexington Herald Leader)
Three governors who expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul said Saturday there are economic and moral arguments for embracing a key part of the law, despite strong political opposition in their southern states.

 Saturday, Aug 16 
Fundraiser held to assist injured emergency workers (WDRB)
A community came together to help two emergency workers who were injured during a fatal crash, by holding a fundraiser Friday night.

 Friday, Aug 15 
Green River Firefighters' to honor all emergency service personnel (SurfKY)
Military, firefighters, emergency medical crews, emergency dispatchers, all emergency service providers will be honored at 5 p.m. Sept. 6 at Felix E Martin Hall in Greenville Ky.

 Friday, Aug 15 
KAPA Region 6 meeting scheduled for Sept. 2 (KAPA)
The Region 6 KAPA meeting will be held on Sept 2 at 1:00 PM EDT in Inez, Ky.

 Friday, Aug 15 
Incorrect-Death-Call case against Lincoln Paramedic moves forward (Interior Journal)
A complaint against a Lincoln County paramedic who allegedly incorrectly reported that an unresponsive woman was dead has been referred for further action by a preliminary review board.

 Friday, Aug 15 
Two ambulances break down transporting patient in Ky. (EMS World)
Georgetown-Scott County EMS has battled mechanical problems with their ambulances all summer. Those problems continued Monday.

 Friday, Aug 15 
Volunteer firefighters get the assurance they need from transportation cabinet (WDRB)
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says firefighters have the authority to close stretches of highway when responding to an emergency.

 Friday, Aug 15 
The Provider: Summer Edition (KAPA)
Summer Edition of The Provider, the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association Quarterly Newsletter.

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