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Health Care System Factors for UDOH Support for Local Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Health Care System Factors

Timely calls to 911 and reduced EMS response time can save the lives of patients with life-threatening conditions such as acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Delay in seeking medical treatment is a key factor in the nearly one-half million heart attack deaths in the U.S. each year.

Related Health Care System Factors Indicators:

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Content updated: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 09:44:17 MDT