Tag Archives: Louisville

We need more answers

The Louisville newspaper, Courier Journal, published a decent article on University of Louisville Hospital’s Emergency Department.  They layout the problems, seventy five percent increase in admissions to the emergency department since 2006, more than half are uninsured.  Have a gander … Continue reading

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Safety, the four letter word

Kentucky remains in the spot light with the recent dismissal of an EMT. Louisville Metro EMS dismissed the EMT after she spoke with the media about sleep deprivation concerns in EMS. She had been on suspension for falling asleep in … Continue reading

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Fire Department to charge for services

A fire department in Metro Louisville’s Suburban Fire District will begin billing their residents for services rendered. Links to the news stories are below. Lyndon Fire Department to begin billing for services from WLKY.com Lyndon Fire Department to Charge Fees  from WDRB … Continue reading

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Fire Department Mergers

Metro Louisville has 18 fire departments serving the suburban fire districts.  The Dixie Suburban Fire Protection District is looking to merge with Pleasure Ridge Park FPD. I applaud both fire departments for striving to save money and provide a better service to … Continue reading

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Lyndon Fire Protection District

The Lyndon Fire Department will close their station 2 for 24 hours today.  The department is citing budget crisis as a need to close the station in a series of  “brown outs” (a temporary closing).  According to the interviews given … Continue reading

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Sleep Deprivation Part 2

Can you regulate what people do on their off days? I know that many private service ambulance companies have non competition agreements, stating that you cannot work for competing services at the same time. I work three jobs. No that’s … Continue reading

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