Author Jonathon Feit argues if mobile medicine wants a seat at health care’s table, we have to show up.
The Support Team Assisted Response (STAR) was launched June 1 and operates Monday through Friday.
With call volumes currently dropping and a clinically qualified workforce ready and waiting to assist the charge against COVID-19, the staff at Royal Ambulance have left their vehicles behind and moved into Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) to help.
Video telemedicine in the ambulance was a new concept to most paramedic survey respondents in this 2017 study, and most agreed or were neutral with the concept that telemedicine has the potential to improve the patient care experience.
Join JEMS Editor-Emeritus A.J. Heightman for an interview with innovative frontline personnel from five Sacramento, California-area fire agencies and hospital facilities that mobilized volunteers in a week to staff four special assignment Community Care Response Units, at the request of the Sacramento County (CA) Department of Public Health, who had a need and reached out to the fire agencies and the region’s Hospital Council to provide the necessary resources.
Faced with the threat of overburdened hospitals, states across the country are converting convention centers, sports facilities and performance spaces into backup treatment sites for coronavirus patients. Tennessee is no exception.
The TGV-turned-mobile-intensive-care-unit is just one piece of France's nationwide mobilization of trains, helicopters, jets and even a warship, deployed to relieve congested hospitals and shuffle hundreds of patients and hundreds more medical personnel in and out of coronavirus hotspots.
The San Diego-based USNS Mercy and the Norfolk-based USNS Comfort are ugly looking Super Tankers on the outside, but beautiful, state-of-the-art hospital "campuses" on the inside, decked out as well as any trauma center or specialty hospital facility I have ever been in.
A unique partnership between MedStar and Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) will send specially trained MedStar personnel into resident’s homes who are being monitored for COVID-19.
Emergency medical service personnel across the country are struggling with an onslaught of new issues as we prepare for a tsunami of patients.