Pre-hospital Health Emergency Management System

The pilot system currently used by EKAB Crete consists of a number of applications providing services to the staff of EKAB and other cooperating healthcare service providers.

Description of Technology

The pilot system currently used by EKAB Crete consists of a number of applications providing services to the staff of EKAB and other cooperating healthcare service providers. In detail, there are the following applications: The application for the operators and dispatchers at the Health Emergency Coordination Center (HECC) of EKAB allows creating, completing and printing the electronic "Incident Card". Based on specific algorithms (online triage protocol), it offers help with regard to incident severity estimation and the selection of the most appropriate resources (e.g. ambulance car or mobile unit). The doctors' application at the HECC of EKAB, in cooperation with the specific subsystems in the mobile units or at a Primary Care Center (PCC), provides the possibility of patient telemonitoring, based on the vital signs and ECGs being transmitted through telematics from the incident site. Furthermore, by using the "Clinical Evaluation Card", the doctor at the HECC has a means to record in detail and in a well-structured manner the patient condition together with the therapeutic actions taken, during the whole incident. The application for the mobile unit crews takes care, almost automatically, for the acquisition and transmission of the patient's vital signs etc., from the mobile unit to the HECC of EKAB.

Typical Screens of the Graphical User Interface:

Relevant Demo: (wmv file / 1.86Mb)

Installation: Health Emergency Coordination Center of EKAB Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

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