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Ron Thackery Discusses Ambulance Specifications at EMS Today 2015

Ron Thackery is a senior vice president of professional services and integration at American Medical Response. He’s responsible for safety, risk management and fleet administration as well as the integration of acquired companies into the organization.

Thackery discussed the latest updates on future ambulance design standards, including the July 2015 revisions to KKK, CAAS-Ground Vehicle Standard and NFPA. He also discussed the latest research impacting safety of patients and caregivers in the back of ambulances.

Some additional key points Ron made were:

  • Provider and manufacturer discussion of ambulances about the impact of new design standards.
  • Discussed how to recognize how new and revised standards will affect your fleet of ambulances and how to speak with your state regulators about these changes.
  • Gave the latest information on the Ford Transit 350 chassis.