Mobile stroke units – vehicles equipped to provide stroke treatment before reaching a hospital – can give lifesaving care to stroke patients about 30 minutes faster than standard hospital treatment, according to a new study.
MedStar has developed six buffel bags that contain 40 Stop the Bleed kits that can be deployed quickly to help treat trauma victims.
University Hospitals Birmingham performed a live demonstration last week where a clinician based on a computer in a hospital diagnosed a patient in an ambulance several miles away, ZDNet reports.
All New Jersey Transit trains will be required to have resuscitation tools on board under a new law being proposed after a passenger suffered a deadly heart attack last week.
Terrorism and mass shootings in the United States have shifted first responder tactics to providing care in "warm zones," areas that potentially are under threat.
This week, the Phoenix Fire Dept. received the Masimo Award from the Congressional Fire Services Institute for the creation and implementation of Mobile Stroke Unit-1 with Barrow Neurological Institute in the city of Phoenix.
Both Uber and Lyft are continuing to disrupt the healthcare industry – and it could mean ambulance crews have more time to respond to emergencies.
The new software is the first of its kind to offer paramedics readily accessible, accurate and HIPAA-compliant data capture capabilities to better serve patients in community health programs.
Pulsara has announced that the healthcare communication platform is the first to adopt the NEMSIS prehospital format to connect regional systems of care.
A new online mental health program is now available to first responders in a state where medical help could be hours away.