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How Will EMS and Hospitals Use Telemedicine?

Apr 05, 2016


The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) has released a comprehensive report on the use of video technology by EMS agencies and the hospitals and trauma centers they interact with. More than 670 public safety personnel responded to a nationwide questionnaire seeking input on how public safety broadband services may impact the clinical and operational environment in EMS. The EMS Telemedicine Report: Prehospital Use of Video Technologies describes an effort to assess this question. It is based on the results of a comprehensive nationwide questionnaire that provided input from EMS providers, hospital emergency department