Mercy College, Knoxville Hospital and Marion County, Join to Grow EMT Force (Iowa Hospital Association)

(Iowa Hospital Association) - When there is a serious medical emergency, seconds matter when it comes to saving lives.  Yet with increasing numbers of people living in towns and cities and fewer people living on farms and in rural areas, those who live in the countryside may be farther from a first responder in an emergency than they were decades ago. “This is a national problem, a problem in all of rural Iowa, and in Marion County,” Kevin Kincaid, CEO at Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC), told Bob Leonard of KNIA/KRLS news -

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David Filipp

David Filipp, MS, NREMTP, PS,CCEMTP 

Program Chair, Emergency Medical Services
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