“EMS agencies using Telehealth to avoid unnecessary hospital visits for patients”
About: Video coverage where it is described how video consultation is now used to assess whether a patient needs to be brought to the hospital by the ambulance or if they can stay at home. This is to avoid unnecessary transports to the hospital and shorten the waiting times.
Publication date: 2022-10-26
“Reimagine emergency care with 5G Connected Ambulance”
About: Video coverage of the new 5G connected ambulances in India which will enable telemedicine. For example, live video consultation with remote doctors will be possible enabling treatment and diagnosis faster.
Publication date: 2022-04-28
“Telemedicine in ambulances”
About: Video coverage showcasing how new technology is used to enable video consultation between the ambulance and in-hospital doctors. The camera is installed in the ambulance and a screen shows what is being filmed as well as the doctors on the other line.
Publication date: 2023-03-21
“Hawaii doctors use ambulance-based telehealth to speed up response in stroke cases”
About: Video coverage about the use of video consultation in Hawaii for a male suffering from a stroke. The coverage explains how the video call from the ambulance to a doctor got the patient to the right facility directly where he could get fast treatment.
Publication date: 2023-05-26
About: Post by Bliksund which is a Norwegian company providing electronic patient records and a real-time video system. The post states that HoloLens2 has been used in a innovation project in a first trial in an ambulance.
Publication date: 2021
“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
“NRK News – Prehospital decision support”
About: Video coverage of the pilot project in Norway where paramedics got to wear head cameras to be able to video stream and communicate with doctors at the hospital during emergency services to provide better care to the patient where he or she is.
Publication date: 2019-05-24
“Worcester EMTs now being used for telemedicine calls”
About: Video coverage of how EMTs during the pandemic responded to emergency calls with the capability to connect a caller with a doctor via a video consultation to diagnose if the patient needed to go to the hospital or not.
Publication date: 2020-04-10
“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
“swyMed Mobile Video Telemedicine Equipment Provides Ambulance Connectivity in Rural Texas”
About: Video coverage of a pilot project in Texas where swyMed video equipment has been installed in ambulances to provide better ambulance connectivity to the hospital in the rural parts of Texas. This will ensure that patients all over the state gets transported to the right hospital since the doctors can assess and diagnose them during the transportation.
Publication date: 2017-12-06