30 – Paramedics try out Google Glass in ambulances

“Paramedics try out Google Glass in ambulances”

About: Article about the potential of Google Glass’ to allow paramedics to transmit live video and audio from an ambulance to a doctor in an emergency room. This will give the paramedics an extra pair of eyes to help the ambulance staff with diagnosis support and treatment that can be done in the ambulance. This is much cheaper and portable than other videoconferencing equipments.

URL: https://www.seattletimes.com/business/paramedics-try-out-google-glass-in-ambulances/

Language: English

Publication date: 2014-08-12

16 – Cabarrus County ambulances to be outfitted with telemedicine technology

“Cabarrus County ambulances to be outfitted with telemedicine technology”

About: Article about new video technology that will be implemented in ambulances in Cabarrus County to help paramedics diagnose stroke patients with aid from the hospital.

URL: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/charlotte/news/2018/03/02/cabarrus-county-ambulances-to-be-outfitted-with-telemedicine-technology

Language: English

Publication date: 2018-03-03

2 – Telemedicine now an option on McKinney ambulances

“Telemedicine now an option on McKinney ambulances”

About: Article about how telemedicine (video conferencing) has been implemented in McKinney ambulances in Texas due to Covid-19. Paramedics are now able to consult via video stream with a doctor to determine if the patient needs to go to the hospital or what kind of care they need. Video coverage is included in the article.

URL: https://www.fox4news.com/news/telemedicine-now-an-option-on-mckinney-ambulances

Language: English

Publication date: 2021-11-12

21 – New telemedicine equipment connects South Plains ambulances to hospitals

“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.

URL: https://www.kcbd.com/story/36720985/new-telemedicine-equipment-connects-south-plains-ambulances-to-hospitals/

Language: English

Publication date: 2017-10-31

20 – University of Alabama receives $1.8 million to improve patient care in rural Alabama

“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.

URL: https://nursing.ua.edu/2021/12/01/university-of-alabama-receives-1-8-million-to-improve-patient-care-in-rural-alabama/?fbclid=IwAR38HFRH-GEu93rMcXTB1VNtCrbc4-kQJrf7ev5OgbL1lzN2W0nojjI607g

Language: English

Publication date: 2021

10 – Max Life Website

About: Website about the American company Max Life Advanced Telemedicine who offers advanced mobile ambulatory telemedicine technology such as video cameras etc.

URL: https://www.maxlifelive.com

Language: English

You can find video demonstration clips of the products in Youtube clip 8 and 9.

9 – Hippo Health Website

About: Website about Hippo Health which is an app that helps EMS teams. The app enables video consultation either between the en-route-paramedic to a 911 caller or between the paramedic and a physician in the hospital.

URL: https://www.hippohealth.com/ems

Language: English

You can find a video demonstration clip in Youtube clip 7.

8 – What is the Emory Rural Tele-EMS Network?

“What is the Emory Rural Tele-EMS Network?”

About: Website that explains ER-TEMS which is short for Emory Rural Tele-EMS Network and it provides 12 Georgian counties, in the US, access to Emergency medicine doctors via video consultation in the ambulance. By doing this the hospital gets prepared for the patient and no time is lost when the patient arrives to the hospital. There is also a demonstration video on the website.

URL: https://med.emory.edu/departments/emergency-medicine/sections/prehospital-disaster/community-impact/emory-rural-tele-ems-network.html

Language: English