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Faster ambulance transportation and better preparedness by using GIS and advanced optimization
Carmenta AB.
Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Linköping University, Department of Science and Technology.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5868-2388
2006 (English)In: CIMI 2006: Civil and Military Co-operation for crisis management,2006, 2006Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The ambulance dispatchers are key players in any Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system, as they decide which ambulance to send to a patient. They are also responsible for keeping the ambulances favorably positioned, and thus decide if the ambulances need to be relocated to better cover some parts of the area of responsibility. As the call frequency and the fleet size grows, the complexity of these tasks increase exponentially. Therefore, tools that can support the dispatchers in their decisions are vital for the effectiveness of the whole system. In the OPAL project (Optimized Ambulance Logistics), SOS Alarm, Linköping University and Carmenta have collaborated to find new ways of making the ambulance health care in Sweden more effective. One result from the project was a number of optimization-based tools that support calculation and visualization of the preparedness level, finding suitable resources and planning resource relocation. The new tools help the ambulance dispatchers make better decisions faster.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-35778Local ID: 28525OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-35778DiVA: diva2:256626
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2013-10-15

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