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.
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
“Using HSPA to improve the telemedical links on a moving ambulance”
About: A study to investigate the benefits of using HSPA to improve the video conferencing between a moving ambulance and a hospital. Different scenarios were investigated to see how the communication worked when the ambulance was in the city center or at distance where the 3G coverage was low.
Publication date: 2008-08-14
Study performed in Greece.