emergency services

LifeFlight’s Bell named state’s Paramedic of the Year by TASA

The Tennessee Ambulance Service Association (TASA) has named Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s Tim Bell the Larry Griffin Paramedic of the Year.

Quick response key after chiropractic-related stroke

Ashley Johnson suffered the same type of stroke after a chiropractic neck manipulation that killed model and social media star Katie May earlier this year, but the 29-year-old woman survived thanks to quick recognition and rapid response.

New center strengthens ties with area EMS personnel

A newly established center will serve as a central repository of Vanderbilt resources for the region’s emergency medical services (EMS) personnel.

LifeFlight rolls out mobile emergency command center

Brent Lemonds (Vanderbilt University)

Medical Center mourns loss of Lemonds

Brent Lemonds, M.S., R.N., EMT-P, administrator for Service Improvement at Vanderbilt University Hospital, died Sunday from a pulmonary embolism while recovering at his home from a recent orthopaedic surgery. He was 50.