Why bother with pre-hospital data collection? ‘Why not’ would be the better question. Pre-hospital data collection proves invaluable is in the event of serious car accidents, natural disasters, house fires, or any other incident in which EMS services are required.
The Goodyear Fire Department is trading paper for tablets in an effort to make reporting patient information to hospitals faster, more versatile and more efficient. For the past year, the department has been documenting emergency medical care on an iPad
Gone to the wayside are the days of using pen and paper to document patient encounters and reports during medical emergencies. Instead, the Goodyear Fire Department has taken big steps toward upgrading its system with the use of a newer,