St. Charles County Ambulance District Equips Ambulances
with onBoard Mobile Gateway
Award winning EMS agency improves quality patient care and
fleet management with mobile communications platform
St. Peters, MO – In Motion Technology, the leader in mobile networking systems, announced today that the St. Charles County Ambulance District (SCCAD), largest EMS agency in Missouri, has equipped all of their ambulances and supervisor vehicles with the onBoard™ Mobile Gateway, a rugged in-vehicle mobile router, to assist with better medic analysis and fleet management.
To support one of the fastest growing areas of population in the United States SCCAD operates 14 permanent and 2 volunteer base stations, a training center, and facility headquarters. SCCAD serves over 355,000 residents of St. Charles County, Missouri and receives over 32,000 calls per year. SCCAD is transmitting 12-Lead ECG and Electronic Patient Care Reports (EPCR) through the onBoard Mobile Gateway directly to the hospital in order to increase the quality of patient care enroute and upon arrival to the emergency room. With the onBoard Mobility Manager, SCCAD is improving operations by monitoring ambulance diagnostics, network coverage and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) / Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) systems.
“The onBoard Mobile Gateway allows us to maximize the use of our network and allows our paramedics to focus on outreach and patient care,” said Greg Strauss, Computer Support, St. Charles County Ambulance District.
In Motion Technology’s onBoard™ Mobile Gateway turns St. Charles County Ambulance District ambulances into wireless hotspots, providing seamless, secure connectivity to laptops, tablets, EKG, EPCR, CAD, AVL, GPS and vehicle diagnostic systems. The onBoard™ Mobility Manager provides the ability to analyze information from Gateways in the field via a dashboard which shows emergency medical vehicle locations, and monitors vehicle diagnostics, devices and networks. Equipped with the latest GPS technology, the Gateway allows staff to know the precise location, direction and speed of vehicles at all times and dispatch the closest vehicle to the scene.
"St. Charles County Ambulance District is recognized for its award winning service and patient care and we are honoured to be partnered with an EMS agency that is truly making a difference", said Tony Morris, In Motion Technology’s vice president of sales and marketing.
About St. Charles County Ambulance District
St. Charles County Ambulance District (SCCAD) is the largest in Missouri, serving all of St. Charles County and its population of over 355,000. SCCAD is committed to providing its patients with the highest quality of emergency medical services. SCCAD is a five-time recipient of the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association's "Service of the Year" Award and 2011 Industry Leadership Award from EMS Survey Team. Numerous District paramedics have been named "Paramedic of the Year" by MEMSA. For more information, please visit St. Charles County Ambulance District.
About In Motion Technology Inc.
In Motion Technology is the leader in mobile networking systems that provide organizations with secure, manageable end-to-end communications, serving all systems in and around the vehicle using multiple broadband networks. The onBoard Mobile Networking System includes onBoard Mobile Gateway (patented Mobile Wireless Hot Spot System, US Patent #7,382,771), a rugged in-vehicle mobile router, onBoard Connection Manager, a mobile-optimized security system and onBoard Mobility Manager, a powerful management platform. The system provides an integrated end-to-end solution that provides a common architecture for managing and extending the enterprise environment to mobile users. In Motion’s solutions are used by hundreds of transportation, public safety, utility, municipal, and healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, please call Amanda Keating at (202) 441-5332 or visit In Motion Technology, Twitter, and Facebook.