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EMS DISPATCH TIME
05-Apr-2007
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Pre-Hospital Information

 

Definition

     The time the unit transporting to your hospital was notified by dispatch. 

  • For inter facility transfer patients, this is the time at which the unit

    transporting the patient to your facility from the transferring facility was

    notified by dispatch.

  • For patients transported from the scene of injury to your hospital, this is the time at which the unit transporting the patient to your facility from the scene was dispatched.

Additional Information

  • Collected as HH:MM.
  • HH:MM should be collected as military time.
  • Used to auto-generate an additional calculated field: Total EMS Time (elapsed time from EMS dispatch to hospital arrival).

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