Driving the Course of Care, Vol. 3
EMS agencies are using technology to link to hospitals, monitor quality & improve patient careThis supplement, sponsored by Philips Healthcare, illustrates pre-planning and operational changes that EMS agencies have effectively used to improve their delivery of patient care and their resuscitation results. Articles address data management, high-quality CPR, therapeutic hypothermia, second-by-second vital sign analysis and an airport AED program with 75% SCA survival rates.
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EMS Agencies Work with Manufacturers to Improve Field CareAgencies across the U.S. are working with manufacturers to improve technology, data analysis and patient care in the field.
How to Move to an Electronic Patient Care Records SystemAdministrators of the San Diego Medical Services Enterprise’s electronic PCR program offer tips for successfully going digital.
New York Fire Department Uses Technology for Quality CPRThe Fire Department of New York uses technology to maintain quality CPR.
Study Evaluates Hypothermia for STEMI PatientsA new study, called CHILL-MI, will look at hypothermia’s effect on reducing heart damage in STEMI patients.
Learn what one-second data is and how it can improve your EMS agency’s patient care.
Sky Harbor International Airport has a 75% survival rate for witnessed out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests. See how an AED program has increased survival.
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- Resuscitation: Ten steps for improving survival from sudden cardiac arrest
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- Rapid Results: Capnography, A Key Patient Assessment Tool
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