EMSEMS provides care in the pre-hospital environment for patients with medical emergencies and delivers patients to the closest and most appropriate health care medical facility by providing non-emergency convalescent and ambulance for non-ambulatory patients.

Workload measures 2017/2018
Number of EMS calls: 18,019
Number of patient transported: 9,180
Number of miles driven: 310,932
Report the total time units are not available monthly: 8:2 (December)
Percentage of scheduled unit hours that are produced: 99.59% avg
Percentage of ambulance emergency response times that are under 12 minutes: 54.41% avg
Percentage of chute times (wheels rolling) that are under 90 seconds: 73.89% avg
Percentage of chute times (wheels rolling) that are under 3 minutes: 80.31% avg
Percentage of time ambulances are dispatched and in-service: 38.16% avg
Updated 1/29/18


GOALSPROGRESS
Track and report the number of code stroke notifications that occur in under 10 minutes36% (December)
In Progress
Map and review call frequency quarterly to assist in determining the proper placement of resourcesIn Progress
Add nine powerlift stretcher systems to further reduce the risk of injury to both employees and the publicOrder Placed
In Progress
Provide outreach to the community to educate them about EMS including Citizen CPR at a minimum of two public eventscheck
Increase the number of CIT certified paramedics by one per shiftcheck
Analyze cardiac arrest calls and determine survival percentage for those patients that are witnessed and in a shockable rhythm upon arrival (Track and Report)In Progress
Establish a Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team to assist employees with dealing with traumatic eventscheck
Track and report the percentage of time a STEM I alert is made within ten minutes of the first diagnostic ECG25% (December)
In Progress