AMBULANCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AMBULANCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Led by Myriad Genetics, Utah health services make millions from Medicare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57808400-78/medicare-utah-myriad-ambulance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57808400-78/medicare-utah-myriad-ambulance.html.csp">Led by Myriad Genetics, Utah health services make millions from Medicare</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T21:16:52.866-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 09:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Myriad Genetics takes in twice as much revenue from Medicare — $54 million in 2012 — as all other laboratories and similar businesses in Utah combined, according to an analysis of federal data. Other clinical labs, ambulance services and surgical centers accounted for another $25.6 million that year, according to data provided by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. The data do not include hospitals. The Obama administration cast the disclosure as part of an effort to make the health car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57808400@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:16:52 MDT Dying zoo worker visits giraffes, gets a farewell lick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57716449-68/dying-lick-mario-worker.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57716449-68/dying-lick-mario-worker.html.csp">Dying zoo worker visits giraffes, gets a farewell lick</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T11:21:24.684-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amsterdam • A giraffe gave a lick to a dying man who asked as a last wish to be taken to Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he had worked doing odd jobs for 25 years. Mario Eijs had developed a brain tumor and had difficulty walking or speaking. He wanted to pay a final visit to the co-workers and animals he loved. The Stichting Ambulance Wens offers free transport to terminally ill patients. Several giraffes became curious when Mario was brought to their inside enclosure on March 19....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577164492014-03-22T11:21:24.684-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T11:21:24.684-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57716449@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:21:24 MDT Utah Senate OKs emergency drug to counter overdoses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647466-90/ambulance-bill-companion-counter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647466-90/ambulance-bill-companion-counter.html.csp">Utah Senate OKs emergency drug to counter overdoses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T21:43:05.579-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Senate gave final approval Friday to allowing doctors to prescribe to a third party a drug that counters the effects of opiate overdoses — which often are needed before paramedics or an ambulance could arrive. The Senate voted 27-0 to pass HB119, and sent it to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. It would allow caregivers and family members of people using opiates to receive prescriptions to have Naloxone present in case of an overdose, and administer it. “Last year, over 500 Utahns died of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57647466@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:43:05 MDT