Reducing Paramedics' Wasted Time

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There’s a state law that if an ambulance takes you to a hospital, the crew has to stay by your side until you’re admitted. Often times it’s a matter of minutes – but sometimes it can take hours. Last year, the Fire Department figures it spent $6 million on the wasted time those paramedics had to wait. Kevin Roderick is editor of LA Observed, and he joins KCRW's Steve Chiotakis for their regular Monday check-in.