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The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) has announced that paramedics Rob Harper and Paul Burton have named the organization’s 2012 Stars of Life winners for exemplifying excellence in emergency medical service work. Both were honored during the annual American Ambulance Association’s Stars of Life ceremony in Washington D.C. As an integral part of our nation’s public safety and public health network, 72 Stars of Life award winners representing 30 states received this honor. REMSA employees nominated both Harper and Burton, whom have been with REMSA seven years and 11 years respectively.
REMSA is a private, not-for-profit emergency medical services system serving northern Nevada. REMSA’s state-of-the-art 9-1-1 dispatch communications center is fully accredited, as are all emergency medical transport services of the company. REMSA provides quality patient care with no taxpayer support or other subsidies.