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REMSA Invests in the Health of the Region

Contributor: Barry Duplantis, Chief Financial Officer, REMSA As we enter 2021 with a sense of hope for a return to normalcy, I recently reflected on some of REMSA’s financial investments in 2020. Despite a global pandemic, weeks-long smoke from regional wildfires and record-breaking temperatures, our ground and air healthcare providers responded to more than 79,000 […]

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The Medical 9-1-1 Call is Starting to Change – and It’s a Good Thing!

In 2019, REMSA, along with just 205 other emergency medical service agencies, was chosen by the federal government to participate in a special program called ET3 (Emergency Triage Treat and Transport). It is focused on reducing the unnecessary use of emergency healthcare services, both for ambulance transports and emergency room visits. You may be surprised […]

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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 Celebrates Heart Month with an AED Giveaway

  ? February is all about the hearts – it’s American Heart Month – a time for all of us to focus on how we can make our hearts healthier. Things like quitting smoking, choosing foods that are colorful and getting a good night’s sleep are all ways to improve your heart health. This month, […]

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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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