On March 16, 1985, a volunteer EMS provider named Sigmund Fine wrote an editorial to the Philadelphia Daily News in which he expressed distress over the poor state of EMS in the city of Philadelphia.
"The problem is very serious because lives are at stake," Mr. Fine wrote. Over two decades later, we find that he was not an alarmist. He was right, and we now have the names and the stories to prove it.
On Jan. 1, 2008, Deborah Payne waited over an hour for a Philadelphia… Continue