Tag Archive: EMS

May 23 2014

EMS appreciated

In appreciation of National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Appreciation Week, Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) on Wednesday hosted its annual “Hamburger Cookout” to say thank you for all of the hard work, dedication and commitment our local EMS provides our community. “Longview Regional Medical Center has been hosting this event for more than 11 years,” …

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May 24 2013

Drive responsibly: DPS increases patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will significantly increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe. During the increased patrols Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27, troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, speeders, seat belt violators and other traffic violators statewide. “Memorial Day is a time of …

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May 23 2013

Grills and gratitude:LRMC presents tasty recognition of EMS

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National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week brought out a sense of gratitude at Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC.) The management hosted its yearly hamburger cookout to express its appreciation for all the hard work and life-saving dedication provided by EMS over the past 12 months. The event was the city’s high point for Wednesday, May …

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May 13 2013

Health fair promotes wellness

Good Shepherd Emergency Center-Kilgore, Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Center-Kilgore and Allegiance Specialty Hospital are hosting a Community Health Fair in Kilgore. This event is free to the public. Free health screenings valued at more than $100 per person, including glucose, complete lipid profiles to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL will be provided. plans …

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Jul 31 2012

ETMC offers free seminar on fall prevention

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on fall prevention Tuesday, Aug. 14, at noon in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler with Vicky LaMay, outreach education specialist for ETMC EMS, presenting. “Concerns over falling are particularly troublesome for the elderly,” LaMay said, “as, each year, one in three adults over the age of 65 experiences …

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Aug 23 2011

ETMC EMS names new director of operations

ETMC EMS has named Neal Franklin as the new director of operations for the East Texas service area. Franklin previously served as EMS director of business development and came to ETMC in January after retiring as fire chief with the city of Tyler. In this new position, Franklin will be responsible for more than 300 …

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Aug 02 2011

ETMC names new vice president for EMS

East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System has named Ron Schwartz as the new vice president/chief operating officer for ETMC EMS. Schwartz has been with ETMC for over 11 years serving as director of operations and general manager. In this position, he was responsible for more than 400 paramedics and emergency medical technicians, covering over …

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