Ambulance Services: How Does Kentucky Compare to the U.S.?
Healthy Communities

Ambulance Services: How Does Kentucky Compare to the U.S.?

By SuZanne Troske, CEDIK Research Associate At CEDIK, we have three studies of ambulance services in the U.S.: Ambulance Ownership Type and Quality of Service: http://isfe.uky.edu/research/2019/ambulance-service-ownership-and-management-how-it-affects-quality-service-delivery Ambulance Usage by Medicare Beneficiaries: https://ruhrc.uky.edu/publications/do-hospital-closures-affect-patient-time-in-an-ambulance/ EMS Response Times and Hospital Closures: https://ruhrc.uky.edu/publications/medicare-ambulance-services/ Our goals in researching ambulance services are: To understand quality and costs of ambulance services and … Continue reading

Regional Differences in Ambulance Service Ownership and Management
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Regional Differences in Ambulance Service Ownership and Management

By Su Troske and Sookti Chaudhary Emergency care for an individual often begins when Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and/or Paramedics arrive in an ambulance. Communities must find a way to provide this essential service to their residents. Federal legislation has allowed communities flexibility in determining who provides ambulance services. We define 5 models, or ownership … Continue reading