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The date the unit transporting to your hospital was notified by dispatch.
- For inter facility transfer patients, this is the date on which the unit
transporting the patient to your facility from the transferring facility was
notified by dispatch or assigned to this transport.
- For patients transported from the scene of injury to your hospital, this is the date on which the unit transporting the patient to your facility from the scene was dispatched.
- Collected as YYYY-MM-DD
- Used to auto-generate an additional calculated field: Total EMS Time (elapsed time from EMS dispatch to hospital arrival).
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