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The 12 month response time calculation for all call types was 97.0%.
Sunstar operates around 70 ambulances in the Pinellas County area. These trucks are equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology for advanced life support. Many of the trucks are being converted to “green” technology features that will help reduce fuel consumption and provide cleaner air by reducing the amount of emissions from the ambulances, especially when setting idle awaiting dispatch.
There is a full-time staff of professional mechanics and electronic technicians to help keep the fleet of Sunstar ambulances running safely on the roads.
TRAA is committed to the safety of our employees and community. We require our employees to come to a stop at each intersection where the traffic light is red to ensure that traffic is yielding the right of way. This does not delay responses to emergencies because arriving safely at the scene is always faster than being involved in an accident.
In the simplest of forms and EMT can provide lifesaving basic care, bleeding control, automated external defibrillation, CPR, oxygen therapy and trauma care while a Paramedic can do all of those things as well as start IV’s, administer medications, use a heart monitor and perform invasive procedures. They are both specialized care providers in the field of pre-hospital medicine.
Sunstar, in Pinellas County, responded to over 193,357 calls with over 150,589 transports for the fiscal year 2013/2014.
The Sunstar crews cover 280 square miles with a county population (based on 2010 census) of 916,542. This is about 3,347 people per square mile, the most densely populated county in Florida.
As the primary 911 ambulance provider for the City of Oakland, Paramedics Plus is the contracted provider for advanced life support at the Oakland Coliseum and Oracle Arena. Paramedics Plus provides stand by medical services to the Oakland A’s, Oakland Raiders, and the Golden State Warriors professional sports teams.
If you see us there be sure to stop by and say hello!
Paramedics Plus is the primary 911 ambulance provider for approximately 94% of Alameda County. The remaining area is covered by four city fire departments. In Alameda County; Alameda City, Albany, Berkeley, and Piedmont Fire Departments provide 911 ambulance service for their respective cities.
– TRAA utilizes a sophisticated dynamic posting plan to ensure that our ambulances are always in position to quickly respond to emergency calls.
– The computers are linked to the communications center and provide both mapping assistance and up to the minute information that is being obtained from the 911 caller.
– We use Stryker Power Pro cots that use a combination of batteries and hydraulics to raise and lower the cots. They are capable of carrying patients up to 700lbs.
– We have a team of vehicle service technicians that thoroughly clean and restock our ambulances after each shift.
Paramedics Plus operates in Alameda County under one of the most stringent response time contracts in EMS.
We cover 61 individual zones, 4 primary geographic areas with 15 response subzones each, and separate out of primary zone calculation for psychiatric patients.
All pre-hospital care providers must continue to be educated in order to remain eligible to practice in Indiana. In Fort Wayne all of our EMTs and Paramedics attend mandatory training every other month.
Fort Wayne Indiana is lucky to have a Clinical Department consisting of three individuals. These three are the core instructors for all of the content taught throughout the year including inviting guest presenters.
There were three – Type II ambulances manufactured by National Ambulance and were purchased under federal grant monies. Within three years, additional Type II ambulances were purchased – manufactured by AMPAR Corporation that was locally owned and operated by Jim Duffy.