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June 17, 2014 Home treatments by paramedics are a growing trend. The goal is to lower hospital costs, but there are worries about who actually pays.
Ambulances fill a parking lot at the DaVita Dialysis Center in Paterson, N.J., on May 31.
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June 12, 2014 The Garden State costs Medicare more than any other state for ambulance rides per kidney dialysis patient. A crackdown is set to start, but at one big dialysis center, ambulances remain everywhere.
Bike ambulance driver Grace Kakyo transports a patient in northern Uganda.
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August 12, 2013 A Ugandan who has studied engineering in the U.S. is working to solve medical transportation problems in his homeland. A nonprofit he founded is helping villagers build bicycle ambulances from scrap metal.
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