MDASR’s blog articles pertaining to FDNY workers’ compensation, social security disability and disability benefits

FDNY EMS Gears Up, Private Ambulances Scale Down

By |2020-09-22T16:03:51+00:00March 14th, 2018|Media|

FDNY EMS Gears Up, Private Ambulances Scale Down Our citys' FDNY saw this coming from miles away, according to the Chief Leader article linked below: "It was back during the Giuliani administration that the city opened the door for the private carriers. Mayor Rudy Giuliani also took the Emergency Medical [...]

Bill to raise age limit for Firefighters

By |2020-09-22T15:25:25+00:00October 31st, 2016|Media|

Bill to Raise Age Limit for Firefighters Last week, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley backed a bill that would to raise the maximum age for an applicant from 28 to 30, with a 5 year window. "Ms. Crowley’s bill also mandates a 35-year-old cut-off for when a successful applicant can actually join [...]

East Coasts first Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit calls New York home!

By |2016-12-19T21:04:13+00:00October 14th, 2016|Media|

In an effort synchronized between the FDNY, Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian and Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the first and only hospital on the east coast to have a Mobile Treatment Stroke Unit. "The New York City 911 System via the FDNY will deploy the unit into communities surrounding NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center at [...]

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