LAA, LRAA and EMS Provider News

September 18, 2019

Roundtable Report: DEA 360 Strategy, End the Epidemic and S.A.F.E Initiative

Roundtable Report: DEA 360 Strategy, End the Epidemic and S.A.F.E. Initiative"Opioid addiction has reached a wide-ranging demographic in the New... Continue Reading

September 13, 2019

EMS Drug Shortage Procedure and Acknowledgement Memorandum

EMS Drug Shortage Procedure and Acknowledgement MemorandumThe drug shortage issue has not been resolved and EMS providers are still dealing with drug... Continue Reading

September 12, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: A Helping Hand

Hurricane Dorian: A Helping HandWith a predicted mid-state landfall, Hurricane Dorian was expected to do major damage to Florida, thus prompting the... Continue Reading

September 09, 2019

Louisiana Opioid Action Summit Strategizes Implementation

Louisiana Opioid Action Summit Strategizes ImplementationEarly September called for attention to the opioid epidemic affecting the state at the 2019... Continue Reading

August 23, 2019

Office Holiday Closing: Labor Day

Office Holiday Closing: Labor DayHappy Labor Day from LAA, LRAA and ACE4EMS!  Our offices will be closed on the following day in observance of... Continue Reading

August 15, 2019

Passing the Torch: A New Board President

Passing the Torch: A New Board President“Thank you, guys, for all of the support that ya’ll have given this board,” said Gary Peters, Louisiana (... Continue Reading

August 08, 2019

Indicators of Compromise

Indicators of CompromiseGOHSEP and ESF17 held a conference call at 2pm on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.Threat:  Ransomware attack in schools... Continue Reading

August 07, 2019

Accepting Applications: Digital Media and Graphic Design Intern

Accepting Applications: Digital Media and Graphic Design InternRecently, the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance announced its plans to hire a Digital Media... Continue Reading

August 06, 2019

Alliance Membership Meeting: July 2019

Alliance Membership Meeting: April 2019Quarterly Membership Meetings for the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA) are key resources for over 60 EMS... Continue Reading

August 02, 2019

National Literature on Safe Transport of Children

National Literature on Safe Transport of ChildrenThe hope of Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is to give Louisiana’s EMS agencies a starting... Continue Reading

July 15, 2019

Rural Community Ambulance Agency Transformation Self-Assessment and Resources Now Available!

Rural Community Ambulance Agency Transformation Self-Assessment and Resources Now Available!We are pleased to announce the availability a new EMS... Continue Reading

July 15, 2019

Hurricane Barry: A Test of Preparation

Hurricane Barry: A Test of PreparationAs Hurricane Barry made its way through the Gulf of Mexico, the Louisiana (Rural) Ambulance Alliance (LAA/LRAA... Continue Reading

July 10, 2019

State of Emergency: July 11, 2019

State of Emergency: July 11, 2019The State Emergency Operations Center will activate to Level One on Thursday, July 11th at 6:00 a.m. This will be a... Continue Reading

June 27, 2019

Office Holiday Closings: Independence Day

Office Holiday Closings: Independence DayHappy Independence Day from LAA, LRAA and ACE4EMS!  Our offices will be closed on the... Continue Reading

June 24, 2019

CAAS Announces Release of GVS V2.0

CAAS Announces Release of GVS V2.0The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) is pleased to announce the release of Ground Vehicle... Continue Reading

June 19, 2019

Ready, Set, PREPARE!: Hurricane Season Preparedness Workshop

Ready, Set, PREPARE!: Hurricane Season Preparedness WorkshopWith disaster response being a key function of the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA),... Continue Reading

June 07, 2019

New Property, Same Unified Voice

New Property, Same Unified VoiceOn a 4.8-acre property in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, sits the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance’s (LAA) newly acquired... Continue Reading

June 04, 2019

Louisiana Health Alert Network (LA HAN) - First Responder Immunization Recommendations

Louisiana Health Alert Network (LA HAN) - First Responder Immunization Recommendations This is a message from the Louisiana Department of Health... Continue Reading

May 21, 2019

PELICAN INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MEDICAID CROWD OUT

Pelican Institue for Public Policy: What You Need to Know About Medicaid Crowd Out In recent weeks, lawmakers have focused on the tens of... Continue Reading

May 21, 2019

Office Holiday Closing: Memorial Day

 Office Holiday Closing: Memorial Day Happy Memorial Day from LAA, LRAA and ACE4EMS!   Our offices will be closed on the... Continue Reading

April 22, 2019

Alliance Membership Meeting : April 2019

Alliance Membership Meeting: April 20192019 is becoming quite the year for the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA), as the organization, comprised of... Continue Reading

March 26, 2019

Shreveport Fire 2nd Annual EMS 'MADNESS' Symposium

Shreveport Fire 2nd Annual EMS 'MADNESS' Symposium The Shreveport Fire Department will be hosting the 2ndAnnual EMS ‘MADNESS’ Symposium with... Continue Reading

February 28, 2019

Office Holiday Closings: Mardi Gras

Office Holiday ClosingsHappy Mardi Gras from LAA, LRAA and ACE4EMS!  Our offices will be closed on the following days in observance of... Continue Reading

February 22, 2019

LAA Legislative Visits: North Louisiana

LAA Legislative Visits: North Louisiana Recently, the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA) team began visiting legislators in North Louisiana... Continue Reading

February 21, 2019

Alliance Membership Meeting: February 2019

Alliance Membership Meeting: February 2019Louisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA) kicked off its first membership meeting of the year in Woodworth,... Continue Reading

February 18, 2019

Attention Medical Directors and EMS Services: FDA Generic / EpiPen Extension Information

Attention Medical Directors and EMS Services: FDA Generic / EpiPen Extension InformationPlease visit the links below to see the information regarding... Continue Reading

January 14, 2019

Office Holiday Closing - MLK Day

Office Holiday Closings - MLK DayHappy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from LAA, LRAA and ACE4EMS! Our offices will be closed on the following... Continue Reading

December 17, 2018

Office Holiday Closings

Office Holiday ClosingsHappy Holidays from our LAA, LRAA and ACE4EMS family to yours!  Our offices will be closed on the following... Continue Reading

December 14, 2018

National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference 2018

National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference 2018Recently, our staff attended the National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference... Continue Reading

December 13, 2018

Alliance Membership Meeting: November 2018

Alliance Membership Meeting: November 2018Our November Alliance Membership Meeting was packed with presentations on topics like EMS Cost Reports... Continue Reading

November 14, 2018

End the Epidemic LA Grant will Allow Federal Funding for Research

End the Epidemic LA Grant will Allow Federal Funding for ResearchRecently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded a $200,000... Continue Reading

October 29, 2018

Evidence-Based Guidelines (EBG) for Fatigue Risk Management in EMS

Evidence-Based Guidelines (EBG) for Fatigue Risk Management in EMSThe National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) partnered with the... Continue Reading

October 22, 2018

Louisiana Sends Critical, Life-Saving Response Teams to Florida for Hurricane Michael Help

Louisiana Sends Critical, Life-Saving Response Teams to Florida for Hurricane Michael HelpOn Wednesday, October 10th, The Louisiana Ambulance... Continue Reading

October 19, 2018

Allen Parish Open House

Allen Parish Ambulance Service's Open HouseLouisiana Ambulance Alliance (LAA) supported Allen Parish Ambulance Service at its Open House... Continue Reading

October 16, 2018

LAA Honors Legislators of the Year

Louisiana Ambulance Alliance Honors Legislators of the YearBaton Rouge, Louisiana (September 27, 2018) – Louisiana’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS... Continue Reading