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Maurice Herbst

REMSA Welcomes Maurice Herbst to the Position of Director of IT

Maurice joined REMSA in late February as the Director of Information Technology. In this role, he will lead the department of five and will oversee all continuity and optimization of REMSA’s information technology infrastructure for the entire organization and partner with the management team on process improvements and information technology solutions. Some key initiatives that […]

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REMSA Community Paramedics Extend Community Health Program Into the Workplace

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) announces that its Community Paramedics are part of a contract to assess and provide first aid and non-urgent treatment for on-the-job injuries in an ongoing effort to support access to the right level of healthcare. The program is offered through a partnership with Workplace Medical Services (WMS). “We […]

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Med-Trans Partners With Care Flight To Serve Parts of California, Nevada

Leading national air medical transport company Med-Trans Corporation and Care Flight, a medical flight service of the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA), have partnered to provide helicopter medical service to large parts of Nevada and California. “Care Flight is thrilled to partner with Med-Trans to provide rotor-wing critical care transportation across the region,” said Dean […]

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REMSA to Host Bleeding Control Classes for the Public

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) will start hosting bleeding control classes, Stop the Bleed, for the community starting in September. Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) educates community members on how to perform immediate and basic lifesaving interventions prior to receiving definitive medical care. “We are living in a world where active shootings […]

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REMSA Issues Life-Saving Instructions for Unhealthy Air Quality

REMSA has issued precautionary instructions on dealing with the unhealthy air quality conditions. For those with respiratory conditions, or those considered in the sensitive group for air quality conditions, REMSA strongly suggests taking these precautions: Reduce or eliminate any of your more strenuous outdoor activities Limit physical activities in general if you are experiencing symptoms […]

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Care Flight Ground Recognized for its Contributions to Quincy’s Designation as a Heart Safe Community

On Tuesday, May 2, through a proclamation by The Plumas County Board of Supervisors, Care Flight Ground will be recognized for its leadership with the town’s Heart Safe Community movement. A Heart Safe Community designation indicates that a community, region or state has established community-wide protocols and safeguards intended to give victims of sudden cardiac […]

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CAMTS Site Visit – Public Notice

The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems will conduct an accreditation site visit of Care Flight on June 1 and 2, 2017. The purpose of the site visit will be to evaluate the program’s compliance with nationally established medical transport standards. The site visit results will be used to determine whether, and the conditions […]

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REMSA Receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) has been awarded the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience heart attacks. Last year, REMSA was the first emergency medical services provider in northern Nevada and at that time, the only private EMS […]

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REMSA to Participate in National CPR and AED Week with “Hand Only” CPR Trainings Throughout the Area

National CPR and AED Week will officially kick-off this Thursday, June 1. The recognition week is marked each year, June 1-7. The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) will conduct hands-only CPR demonstrations around Reno and Sparks throughout the week to raise awareness about how to properly and quickly respond to sudden cardiac arrest. At […]

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