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Stay Hydrated During Heatwave

By Patrick Linabury | June 17, 2024 |

With heat and high humidity expected this week, Medstar reminds everyone to stay hydrated. Hydration is important during hot weather because it helps your body function properly and can prevent serious health issues. When you sweat, your body loses fluids and heat, so drinking fluids helps replace what you’ve lost and maintain normal body temperature.…

June 1-7 is National CPR & AED Awareness Week

By Patrick Linabury | June 1, 2024 |

Each year, over 350,000 cardiac arrests take place outside of a hospital in the United States. Nearly 90% of all cardiac arrests occur in someone’s home. Cardiac arrests can occur when the heart stops beating or beats ineffectively to circulate blood to the brain and other vital organs. They typically affect men in their early…

EMS Week is May 19th-25th

By Patrick Linabury | May 19, 2024 |

Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile health provider, honors the dedication of those who provide day-to-day care and service on the frontlines of clinical care, especially our own. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the vital work they do in our communities. From May 19-25, 2024, Medstar will…

News Releases

Medstar appoints Lainie Budzynowski as Vice President of Finance

By kolby | September 14, 2022 |

Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile healthcare provider, has named Lainie Budzynowski as Vice President of Finance. With responsibility for financial management strategy, she will oversee financial analysis, cash management, reporting, and audit engagement.  “Lainie brings a unique blend of experience to our organization. Her financial background and strategic leadership abilities will provide great value…

Medstar promotes Dan Gernand to Deployment Manager

By kolby | September 14, 2022 |

Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile healthcare provider, announces the promotion of Dan Gernand to Deployment Manager. In this role, Dan will oversee the make-ready function and clinical fleet logistics, ensuring vehicle readiness, fleet safety, and consistent deployment processes for clinical teams at the start and end of their shifts.  “Dan has been a dedicated…

Medstar awards North Branch Wesleyan Church with AED donation

By kolby | June 27, 2022 |

Placement made possible through the EMS organization’s “Shock and Save initiative“ On June 26th, Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile health provider, presented an automated external defibrillator (AED) to North Branch Wesleyan Church. The donation was made possible through funds raised through Medstar’s “Shock and Save Initiative.”  Medstar provides matching funds from community events to ensure more…

MEDSTAR HONORS FRONTLINE WORKERS DURING EMS WEEK 2022

By kolby | May 18, 2022 |

MEDSTAR PAYS TRIBUTE TO ITS 900 TEAM MEMBERS WHO DEDICATE THEMSELVES TO SERVING OTHERS Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile health provider, honor the dedication of those who provide day-to-day care and service on the frontlines of clinical care, especially our own. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and…

MEDSTAR EXPANDS EDUCATION AND TRAINING HEADQUARTERS 

By kolby | April 28, 2022 |

THE NEW FACILITY WILL PROVIDE EXPANDED EMT AND PARAMEDIC PROGRAMS, CLINICAL TRAINING, AND HIGH-TECH SIMULATION. Medstar, Michigan’s largest EMS and mobile healthcare provider, opened its expanded Clinical Education and Simulation Center in Clinton Township on Wednesday. The new location is at 22500 Metro Pkwy. (located in the Mclaren building). The state-of-the-art 4,000-square-foot facility will host…