When you call MedStar in Fort Worth for medical assistance, dispatchers may or may not send an ambulance to your location. Last year the emergency medical service began a Nurse Triage Program, that screens non-critical calls.
A wrong-way driver made for nervous times for people driving on I-30 in East Fort Worth Wednesday morning.
If passed, Texas Representative Ken King’s bill would allow EMS in counties with fewer than 50,000 people, like Cooke, to carry guns.
John Farris has been answering emergency calls as a paramedic for 10 years. But the MedStar employee always wished he didn’t have to be on the scene after a medical condition put the patient in danger.
In recent years, MedStar has had visitors from all over the world come to see its efficient dispatch center. But, the high-tech system is housed in a building with a lot of low tech problems.
Calls for an ambulance have surged in Fort Worth, another sign the flu is taking an unusual toll.
With hundreds of human cases of the West Nile Virus being reported across Texas and more than a dozen related deaths in North Texas it seems some people are overreacting and calling 911 when they’re bitten by a mosquito.
Rescuers rushed to a community pool in Fort Worth after getting calls to help a child.
One child was killed and another critically hurt after a pickup truck lost control in a Lake Worth shopping center parking lot Saturday afternoon, striking several pedestrians and cars. Four adults were also injured.
There’s a new leader at MedStar in Fort Worth. Mike D’Agostino started Monday as the organization’s new Director of Operations, and he spoke with CBS 11 News about his plans.
A 20-year-old man attempting to cut down a tree was killed when the tree fell down upon him Wednesday evening, MedStar officials said.
Starting next week, calling 9-1-1 in Tarrant County may not necessarily mean that an ambulance is on the way. MedStar is rolling out a new triage system to screen non-emergency calls and get patients to the right provider.