“Any U.S. ambulance services using cameras?”
About: Thread on Reddit about if paramedics and EMTs in the US have video cameras in the ambulance.
Publication date: 2018-12-12
“Emergency visualized: exploring visual technology for paramedic-physician collaboration in emergency care”
About: Thesis that investigates the potential of a new, richer 3D-video technology, that is; 3D telepresence technology for medical consultation in prehospital situations.
Publication year: 2013
“New telemedicine equipment connects South Plains ambulances to hospitals”
About: Article about a new project where the ambulances in Texas will be equipped with video cameras to enable consultation with in-hospital doctors on the way to the hospital. Many people live in the rural parts of Texas where it could take 30-90 minutes to get to the hospital. This will be a way to prepare the hospital, save time and offer help to the paramedics to treat the patient in the ambulance if needed.
Publication date: 2017-10-31
“University of Alabama receives $1.8 million to improve patient care in rural Alabama”
About: Article about the funding of a telemedicine project in EMS settings to improve patient care in the rural parts of Alabama, USA. By implementing the ability of transmission of video, vital signs etc. care will be provided in the ambulance and the hospital will be prepared when the patient arrives.
Publication date: 2021
About: Website about the LifeBot solution that is used in acute settings such as within the ems. It is a telemedical solution that uses video conferencing and many other things to assist paramedics in the field and in the ambulance.
About: Website about a company from the Philippines that provides teleambulances among other things. These teleambulances are equipped with telemedicine, satellite receivers, video cameras and so on enabling contact with specialists at the hospital during disaster responses.
“The field-based video tech solution that could revolutionise healthcare”
About: Article about the use of field-based video tech solutions and how it could revolutionise healthcare. Video conferencing between paramedics and specialists is discussed as a good communication platform to determine the diagnose of the patient or if the patient doesn’t need an ambulance ride.
About: Website about the company Pexip which provides a telehealth video platform which can be used by first responders to have a video consultation in the ambulance with specialists.
About: Website about the German company Pei Tel Communications who has now come up with a new system AVA (Ambulance Video Assistant) who is supposed to help paramedics to treat patients in the ambulance or at the scene of the accident via a video consultation with an emergency doctor.
Language: English and German
About: Website about the 5G network COSMOTE that has now been implemented in ambulances in Greece. In the ambulance the EKAB (National Emergency Assistance Care) emergency medical technician (EMT) has an ultrasound device, a tactile glove with sensors, a monitor and headphones for high-definition video and audio on board the ambulance. In this way remote doctors can examine the patient en route to the hospital.