Dave Page with Dr. Jay Fitch of Pinnacle
Pinnacle is the premier EMS leadership conference and draws about 700 leaders from across North America to come together to learn, network and discuss the future of EMS and how we can best support the delivery of services to our communities, our patients and each other.
A highlight of the conference is the announcement of
Pinnacle EMS Leadership Award presented to a national leader for making an extraordinary difference in the lives of the community where they work.
This year, Allina Health EMS paramedic Dave Page was honored before an audience of his peers from across the country for his work with the Freedom House projects of both St. Paul Fire and Allina Health. Read more at Allina Health launches program to recruit diverse EMT candidates.
This is the second year in a row that an Allina Health team member has taken this national award. Allina Health EMS
President Brian LaCroix won the 2015 Pinnacle EMS Leadership Award.
Allina Health Emergency Medical Services is one of the region's largest ambulance and medical transport services.
Our primary service area encompasses about 1,200 square miles in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area and greater Minnesota.
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We serve a variety of communities within the counties of Anoka, Brown, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, McLeod, Nicollet, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, and Wright.
Soon, state experts say, the 911 system will be more effective than ever with the introduction of the Next Generation 911 system.
The Allina Emergency Medical Services Eagle Valley Base in Savage has expanded its footprint and made $1.8 million in renovations to its facility over the last year.
As part of partnerships to create jobs and save lives for and with people of diverse ethnicities, Allina Health is kicking off a first-of-its-kind emergency medical technician (EMT) training, called Allina Health EMS Freedom House EMT Academy.
Allina Health EMS paramedic Bill Griep and EMT Ben McAuliffe were honored by the Anoka County Sheriff's Office for pulling an elderly woman from her burning home.
Allina Health is trying new ways to transport mental health patients in a more dignified manner, such as unmarked vehicles with plainclothes paramedics.
More EMS news on allinanews.com
In an emergency, call 911.
For non-emergency medical transportation, call 651-222-0555.
Allina Health Emergency Medical Services: Community report
In 2015, our 114 vehicles responded to more than 100,000 emergency calls across an 1,800-square-mile area.