Response Times

Audit: Kansas City Response Times Slower Due to Protocol Change

Dispatchers are required to ask more questions of emergency callers.

Posted Friday, October 12, 2012

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Prehospital Dynamic Tissue Oxygen Saturation Response

Trauma patients who have normal vital signs sometimes require life-saving interventions.

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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Study Examines Clinical Effects of Dichotomous 8-Minutes Response Times

This study of a large EMS system fails to prove a statistically significant difference between mortality rates for patients

Posted Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Consulting Firm Questions Albuquerque’s Paramedic Staffing

City paid $200,000 for study in effort to improve services.

Posted Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Audit Finds Slow EMS Responses in Los Angeles

Report found an average increase of between 12 seconds and almost five minutes.

Posted Monday, May 21, 2012

Expert: LAFD Response Time Data Untrustworthy

Credibility becomes an issue as data is incorrect.

Posted Friday, May 18, 2012

Los Angeles Mayor Appoints New Director after LAFD Response Time Shakeup

LAFD was hammered by City Council members for failing to correctly report response times.

Posted Monday, March 26, 2012

LAFD Admits to Misleading Response Data

City Controller plans to audit response times.

Posted Monday, March 19, 2012

Fla. County Hopeful New Guidelines Will Reduce Response Times

Now, dispatch will immediately send ambulance units once the location of the emergency is pinpointed rather than gathering additional information first.

Posted Monday, August 29, 2011


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