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REMSA Health Remembers Bill Denniston

We are saddened to share that a beloved member of the REMSA Health and Care Flight family, Bill Denniston, has passed away after a battle with stage 4 cancer. Following his years of service as a United States Marine Corps medic in the Vietnam War, Bill served as a police officer for the Washoe County […]

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15 REMSA Health Team Members Recognized for Outstanding Achievements at EMS Week Award Ceremony

15 REMSA Health Team Members Recognized for Outstanding Achievements at EMS Week Award Ceremony  On Thursday, May 20, REMSA Health and Care Flight held our annual EMS Week Awards celebration where we honored 15 of our team members who have performed out-of-the-ordinary work in their field. These awards are intended to recognize contributions that are […]

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REMSA Recaps Heart Month 2021

Heart Month wrapped up yesterday and we hope you were inspired to take steps to improve your heart health (our favorite is eating dark chocolate!). We also want to mention a couple of heart highlights we had in February.  AED Giveaway We were thrilled to give away two AEDs to deserving agencies in Washoe County. […]

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REMSA Employees Share Thoughts About Receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine

    REMSA is distributing its second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees and as we welcome new hires to the organization, we offer them the vaccine as well. To ensure that every dose is put to good use, REMSA implemented a waiting list of employees’ immediate family members who meet the state guidelines […]

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REMSA Emergency Medical Dispatch and Ground Field Providers Named First Responder of the Year by Nevada Donor Network

Today we are honored to share that Nevada Donor Network (NDN) has recognized REMSA’s Emergency Medical Dispatch and Ground Field Providers Team with the 2020 First Responder of the Year Award. Each year, NDN recognizes the healthcare and community partners that contribute to their lifesaving and healing mission and we greatly appreciate that they chose […]

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REMSA Inoculates Half its Workforce in One Week

Within seven days of receiving the vaccine that protects against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) – a high-performance, high-value, out-of-hospital healthcare provider – has vaccinated more than 245 of its 500 employees. The organization anticipates that it will have provided the first of a two-dose Moderna vaccine […]

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REMSA Supports Mask On. Move On. Campaign

Mask On. Move On.  Since the start of the pandemic, nearly 25% of all COVID-19 cases in Nevada were detected in the month of November. In the last week alone, Washoe County has seen two, record-breaking days of more than  800 positive cases. These grim facts come almost nine months after the first cases were […]

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Care Flight and REMSA Team Up with AirMedCare Network to Sell Air Medical Membership

REMSA and Care Flight are pleased to announce a partnership with AirMed Care Network (AMCN) to administer their Silver Saver and Flight Plan membership programs, respectively. AMCN is the nation’s largest provider of air medical memberships. Under the agreement, AMCN will lead the campaign to promote membership benefits, process new enrollments, and manage membership renewals. […]

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Care Flight Achieves CAMTS Re-Accreditation

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) is once again proud to share that Care Flight, the organization’s critical care transport service, has achieved re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) for its rotor wing, fixed wing and critical care ground programs. “Earning accreditation continuously for the past 18 years displays the dedication that our employees have […]

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REMSA’s Tiered System Featured on Aging & Awesome

Recently, REMSA’s launched a tiered response model. The news segment from Aging and Awesome featured below offers a clear explanation about how using a variety of healthcare provider levels for an out-of-hospital medical response is an effective and safe way to help patients access the healthcare they need – which can range from an urgent […]

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