Houston EMS personnel recall stories of an auto accident on a Houston roadway, most likely on Westheimer near its current intersection with Loop 610. Two ambulances arrived at the scene to find one person dead and another badly injured. The two men who worked for separate private companies, believed to be funeral homes, fought over […]
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On Call by Choice: Life Stories of Houston EMS
By Houston History Magazine on December 8, 2016 in Business and Industry, Health and Medicine, Houstonians, Hurricanes, Race & Ethnicity
The Houston Fire Department Emergency Medical Services (HFD EMS) has pioneered emergency medical protocols, leading the way for departments across the country, but behind the history are the individuals who stand ready every day of the year
An Invisible Path: An Interview with Dr. Victor Rivera
By Houston History Magazine on October 31, 2010 in Health and Medicine, Houstonians
To read the full text of this article by Ernesto Valdés that appeared in the Fall 2005 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.
Quentin Mease and the Establishment of the Harris County Hospital District
By Houston History Magazine on October 14, 2010 in Health and Medicine, Houstonians, Race & Ethnicity
To read the full text of this article by Rodger Widmeyer that appeared in the Fall 2004 issue of Houston History, download the pdf version.