Thanks to a new partnership, Murray County Ambulance in Slayton is the first ambulance agency in Minnesota to partner with Avel eCare EMS.
Avel eCare EMS started in 2022 as an initiative in partnership with the South Dakota Department of Health. Currently, more than 70 ambulance systems in South Dakota are outfitted with two-way audio and video technology. The system has been activated more than 700 times since going live with the Dell Rapids (SD) Ambulance service last November.
Avel eCare EMS’ technology allows medical professionals to remotely assess and provide guidance to emergency responders in the field. For example, paramedics and EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians) are consulting with physicians, nurses, or paramedics to get real-time guidance on patient care, which can help to improve the quality of care provided and increase the chances of positive outcomes.