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Tailoring EMS Systems Based on EMD Data

Karl Sporer, M.D.

Karl Sporer, M.D.

EMS Medical Director at Alameda County EMS
Dr. Karl Sporer is an emergency physician with over 20 years experience at San Francisco General Hospital.Previously he served as the medical director for San Mateo County and more recently San Francisco Fire Department.He received the California ACEPEMS Achievement Award in 2005 and was recently selected as the EMS Medical Director of the year by California EMSA.
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Most EMS systems utilize some form of Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD). EMD is used to categorize 9-1-1 calls into groups, helping to assign the appropriate medical response to the call. Continue Reading…

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Ambulance Lag Time Study

Karl Sporer, M.D.

Karl Sporer, M.D.

EMS Medical Director at Alameda County EMS
Dr. Karl Sporer is an emergency physician with over 20 years experience at San Francisco General Hospital.Previously he served as the medical director for San Mateo County and more recently San Francisco Fire Department.He received the California ACEPEMS Achievement Award in 2005 and was recently selected as the EMS Medical Director of the year by California EMSA.
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This is the result of a study requested by the Alameda County Fire Chiefs. It was conducted by ACRECC and included all EMS calls (excluding Hayward and Oakland) that occurred during 2013.

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Recent Publication in Prehospital Emergency Care

Karl Sporer, M.D.

Karl Sporer, M.D.

EMS Medical Director at Alameda County EMS
Dr. Karl Sporer is an emergency physician with over 20 years experience at San Francisco General Hospital.Previously he served as the medical director for San Mateo County and more recently San Francisco Fire Department.He received the California ACEPEMS Achievement Award in 2005 and was recently selected as the EMS Medical Director of the year by California EMSA.
Karl Sporer, M.D.

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Our system uses the Medical Priority Medical Dispatch System to appropriately dispatch our medical calls. This is an international computerized, scripted system that categorizes 911 calls into distinct categories. The right combination of resources can then be sent to that call.

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