MetroAtlanta Ambulance Recognized at Cobb Chamber’s 79th Annual Meeting

The MDJ Citizen of the Year award went to Cobb County’s frontline health workers at the Cobb Chamber’s 79th annual meeting Monday. The announcement breaks with tradition by naming a group of “Citizens of the Year,” rather than honoring an individual. Frontline workers from Metro Atlanta Ambulance, Wellstar Health Systems, Cobb and Douglas Public Health,…

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Georgia First Responders Save 29-Year Old Cardiac Arrest Victim

FOX 5 NEWS By Beth Galvin, FOX Medical Team PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) – The 911 call came in December 9, 2018, a Sunday night. Daniel Sherrod, a 29-year-old beer distributor, had collapsed at his Paulding County home. He recalls nothing about that night or the week that followed. "I remember asking my mom…

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Restart of Patient’s Heart Earns Paulding Emergency Medical Workers Regional Award

West Georgia Neighbor By Tom Spigolon @TSpigolonNBR Two Paulding emergency medical responders’ successful efforts to revive a cardiac arrest patient whose heart had stopped earned them honors during a recent awards banquet. They were in a group honored for outstanding service to their communities at the 40th annual Northwest Georgia Region 1 Emergency Medical Services…

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MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service Transforms First Responder Communications with FirstNet

New Technologies Expand Our Capabilities to Better Serve Patients ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2018 — MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service (MAAS) has implemented a technology upgrade with FirstNet – a groundbreaking new communications platform developed just for public safety. FirstNet is the nationwide communications platform dedicated to America’s public safety – available when and where we need it.…

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Private Ambulance Service Taking Over Bartow EMS

Effective Oct. 1, MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service will begin operating in Bartow County. By Kristal Dixon, Patch Staff CARTERSVILLE, GA — Bartow County is days away from its transition to team up with a private company to provide ambulance services to citizens in its jurisdiction. Effective Monday, Oct.1, MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service will take over this role…

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Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service Transition Takes Effect Oct. 1

The Daily Tribune  News Cartersville, GA Posted Thursday, September 6, 2018 BY JAMES SWIFT When MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service officially takes over emergency medical services in Bartow County next month, many of the faces will be familiar. "All Bartow [EMS] employees were offered a job, and about 75 percent of those that applied are coming over," said MetroAtlanta Vice President…

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FULL ACCREDITATION Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service Receives Prestigious Honor

Marietta Daily Journal Staff Reports MetroAtlanta Ambulance was recently awarded full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems at the April 4 meeting of the Board of Directors. The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems is an independent nonprofit agency which audits and accredits medical transport services, both private and public,…

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Fresh & Furry Delivery: Cobb ER Patients get Stuffed Animals

South Cobb, Ga – The Austell location of PetSmart and its pet-loving customers know that animals have calming effects, even when they’re toys. The pet supply emporium teamed up with Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service to deliver smile-inducing stuffed animals to children in the pediatric emergency department at WellStar Cobb Hospital this holiday season. Click here for the…

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WellStar and MetroAtlanta Ambulance donate AEDs

Marietta, GA June 28, 2016- Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. With nearly 350,000 people suffering from sudden cardiac arrest each year, WellStar Health System and Metro Atlanta Ambulance teamed up to provide two churches with automated external defibrillators on June 22. St. Luke United Methodist Church in…

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Sunday Conversation with Pete Quinones

Ann Hardie from the Atlanta Journal Constitution 12:00 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016  Metro Atlanta / State news  Pete Quinones was nowhere near the Cobb County student who collapsed during P.E. class. Luckily, the medical device that Quinones’ company donated to the school that was used to charge the student’s heart was. MetroAtlanta Ambulance Service, founded by…

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