“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.
Publication date: 2021-11-12
“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
“Kan 3D-videoteknik leda till bättre vård i akutsituationer?”
Om: Artikel där Hanna Maurin Söderholm intervjuas angående det forskningsprojekt som hon varit en del av som rör 3D-visualisering inom akutsituationer. Projektets resultat och framtiden diskuteras.
About: Article where Hanna Maurin Söderholm is being interviewed about the research project that she was a part of that discussed 3D visualization in emergency situations. The result of the project and the future is discussed.
Publication date: 2013-10-20
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.
You can find a video demonstration clip in Youtube clip 7.
“Nomadeec | Future of Telemedicine with HoloLens”
About: Video which shows Nomadeec’s new telemedicine solution with HoloLens. The video shows how paramedics can use HoloLens to visualize vital parameters in 3D as well as transmitting the data to a consultant doctor. The doctor can also see the patient and give advise via a video consultation function.
Publication date: 2017-12-12
“Paramedics now using Telemedicine”
About: During the pandemic the Hippo Health app was used by paramedics en route in the ambulance to an emergency caller to maybe avoid the spread of the corona virus if the patient didn’t need to go to the hospital. This is a video coverage showing how the app was used to have video consultations with the 911 caller so that the paramedics could assess if the patient might have corona and if they needed transportation to a hospital or if they could stay at home.
Publication date: 2020-04-02
“The Vision of ‘Smart Ambulances’ goes Hand-in-Hand with a Data-Empowered Paramedic”
About: Article describing the vision of using smart ambulances and data-empowered paramedics in the UK. The smart ambulances should enable better communication and better on-the scene care and the same for data-empowered paramedics which means that they need more technology that could be portable. If they could video stream to a hospital they could get a second opinion on the treatment needed for the patient.
Publication date: 2018-07-19
“Comparison of physician staffed emergency teams with paramedic teams assisted by telemedicine – a randomized, controlled simulation study”
About: A cohort study in Germany which aimed to compare a group where paramedics were assisted by an EMS physician via telemedicin and a group where the EMS physician was not remote. The telemedical functions included video streaming.
Publication date: 2012-07-03
“Prehospital Advanced Resuscitation with Video Direct Medical Control Using Mobile Smart Device”
About: Article about a study where the aim was to assess the effect of video remote direct medical control using a mobile smart device for cardiac arrest. The resuscitation of the patients were performed by the paramedics with video communication direction.
Publication date: 2019-05-06
“Paramedics’ Perspectives on Telemedicine in the Ambulance: A Survey Study”
About: A survey study where 100 paramedics answered questions regarding the use of telemedicine (video consultation with audio) in the ambulance. The study found that in 2017 many paramedics were still unaware of the use of video telemedicine in the ambulance but most of them agreed or were neutral to the fact that it could improve patient care.
Publication date: 2020-04-30
Study performed in America.