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.
“5G Connected Ambulance 5GHUB”
About: Video which explains that several companies has teamed up in the Netherlands to develop 5G connected ambulances. Video consultation from the ambulance with remote doctors is named as one of the great possibilities of 5G in ambulances.
Publication date: 2020-11-25
About: Post by Monica Zethzon who works at Ericsson. Ericsson has together with COSMOTE, a 5G network, showcased the first 5G ambulance in Greece. The ambulance will be equipped with video, audio and ultrasound imaging and a tactile glove with sensors worn by the EMT. In this way remote doctors can examine the patient in the ambulance en route to the hospital.
Publication date: 2022-05
“5G robotic glove could diagnose patients before they reach A&E”
About: Article about the testing of a new technology called robotic glove. This will be used by paramedics in the ambulance and the glove will be controlled by a physician in the hospital via a 5G network enabling the paramedic to perform an ultrasound. Video cameras in the ceiling will also stream live video to the hospital to make the exam of the patient easier.
Publication date: 2019-06-27
“Video triage system developed by Kingston University”
About: Article about a new 5G-enabled system that will provide in-hospital doctors with live video streaming from the ambulance. In this way they can give diagnosis support to the ambulance crew and prepare for the incoming patient. The project is developed by Kingston University in London and Internet of Things company.
Publication date: 2019-01-30
“Emergency Telemedicine Mobile Ultrasounds Using a 5G-Enabled Application: Development and Usability Study”
About: Study that investigates the use of a 5G application which enables streaming of audio, video and ultrasound transmission from the ambulance to a hospital.
Publication date: English
Study performed in Germany.
“5G Enabled Mobile Healthcare for Ambulances”
About: A paper which describes the state of the art work within 5G and medical video streaming from ambulances as well as it proposes a developed framework where a two-way audio-visual multimedia flow between ambulances and hospitals is presented.
Publication date: 2020-03-05
“5G-Network-Enabled Smart Ambulance: Architecture, Application, and Evaluation”
About: A study which aims to propose a 5G-enabled smart ambulance service (including remote video communication) where in-hospital doctors can, by wearing VR glasses, diagnose and improve the care given in the ambulances.
Publication date: 2021-02-16
“Small Cell-based Ambulance Scenario for Medical Video Streaming: A 5G-health use case”
About: A paper which examines the use of small cell networks (5G) for m-health applications such as real-time video transmission from the ambulance to receive help with diagnosing patients.
Publication date: 2018-10-08