Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad, Inc

Good EMS doesn't happen by accident.

Volunteer Trends for 2016

Times Calls Originate:

16.3% of all calls Sunday - Saturday were answered between Midnight and 8am

47.83% of all calls Sunday - Saturday were answered between 8am and 6pm

35.87% of all calls Sunday - Saturday were answered between 6pm and Midnight

 

Runs by Response Dispostion:

Cancelled                 1.09%

Deceased on scene 2.72%

No treatment required 3.80%

Pateint refused care 6.52%

Treated and released 2.72%

Treated and transferred care   4.35%

Treated and Transported 78.80%

 

Runs by Response Request

911 Response - (Scene) 96.74%

BLS / ALS Intercept 1.09%

Mutual Aid request 0.54%

Standby 1.63% 

 

Top 5 Dispatch Reasons

Breathing Problems   7.61%

Diabetic Emergencies   8.70%

Fall Victims 13.59%

Sick Person   8.15%

Traffic / Transportation Accidents 20.11%

All others 41.84%

 

Top 3 Advanced Life Support Administrations:

11.41% of all calls required 12 Lead ECG

14.67% of all calls required Cardiac Monitoring

17.93% of all calls required IV Access

 

The department spends an average of 1 hr out of service for calls based on our proximity to the local hospital.

Pain (Unspecified) results in 29.89% of our calls with the balance based on all other types of primary symptoms.

60.33% of all calls are residential calls

22.83% of all calls are Street or Highway calls

 

Treat or Transport by Gender:

Female 51%

Male 49%

 

Average Patient Age (based on Date of Birth) treated:

20.11% of all patients were 85+ years old

17.39% of all patients were 65 - 74 years old

13.04% of all patients were 55 - 64 years old

11.41% of all patients were 25 - 34 years old

 

Hospitals Patients Transported to:

Elizabethtown Community 74.46%

CVPH Medical Center, Adrondack Medical Center, Fletcher Allen Medical Center  5.97%

19.57% required no transport

 

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Total Calls

Year 2013 - 215

Year 2014 - 286

Year 2015 - 272

Year 2016 - 297

Year 2017 - 238 as of October 25th

The department has responded to 80 calls in the past 90 days!