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Vehicle Safety Technologies Hold the Key to Reducing Ambulance Crashes

For years, EMS agencies have been able to benchmark operational and clinical performance, and use data to identify and address problems. But we’ve typically not had access to the data needed to do the same thing for driver safety. Now, new technologies hold promise for real-time vehicle safety monitoring and the ability to significantly reduce ambulance crashes.

Posted Sunday, December 8, 2013

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Preventing Ambulance Accidents Should be a Bigger Focus in EMS

As a profession, EMS needs to really start focusing on the safety of our personnel and doing more to prevent ambulance accidents.

Posted Wednesday, June 12, 2013

1 Dead in Iowa Crash Involving Ambulance, Vehicle

Two medics and patient were uninjured.

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013

Provider Falls Asleep at Wheel, Crashes Ambulance

Another provider was ejected from the vehicle.

Posted Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Florida Ambulance Crash Now a Homicide Investigation

A Fort Myers crash involving an ambulance is now considered a homicide investigation because an unborn baby died.

Posted Friday, March 1, 2013

CHP Officer and 2 Others Injured after Car Hits Ambulance on Calif. Freeway

Ambulance had responded to prior crash.

Posted Wednesday, December 26, 2012

West Virginia EMT Dies after Ambulance Crash

Ambulance struck several structures as partner tried to steer the vehicle.

Posted Monday, December 3, 2012

NY EMT Dies in Ambulance Crash

Eric Monty, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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Design Requirements for Ambulance Patient Compartments

This article summarizes the workshop’s goal, topics, requirements assessment and results, and it addresses future work to support the improvement of safety and performance in the ambulance patient compartments.

Posted Friday, September 28, 2012


 

 

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