How Using Existing Data is Changing the Way EMS Treats Vulnerable Populations
One of the reasons “frequent fliers” repeatedly call 9-1-1 is because they either have not received, or don’t know how to find, the help they really need. This is frustrating, for both patients and EMS providers. But technology is starting to make it easier to identify these patients and direct them to appropriate care. Using advanced data to screen vulnerable populations and target patients with specific needs outside the realm of normal prehospital care, agencies are already making...