In communicating his desire to leave MedStar, Doug referenced MedStar’s numerous accomplishments over the past nine years, as well as his desire to relocate to another area of Texas to pursue other opportunities.
Originally joining the MAEMSA system as an Associate Medical Director in July of 2014, Dr. Vithalani has been serving as the system’s Interim Medical Director since October 2018.
MedStar’s response statistics and patient outcomes for cardiac arrest victims continues to be concerning.
MedStar’s response statistics and patient outcomes for cardiac arrest victims (patients whose heart has stopped beating and require CPR on scene), has revealed an alarming trend.
This analysis of MedStar response volume for heart attacks continues to cause a great concern that people may be avoiding calling 911 for significant medical emergencies.
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.
First responders and MedStar personnel will meet together at the scene of the call and confer on the number of personnel necessary to make initial contact with the patient.