Glastonbury — On August 13th, 2019 ASM Paramedic Adam Fine along with EMT’s Esther Gibbs and Danielle Kamenskiy visited KinderCare in Glastonbury for “Show and tell”. Adam, Esther and Danielle fielded questions from the eager group of 25 kids while giving tours of the ambulance. Children and teachers had a chance to listen to heartbeats, check O2 levels and talk on the loudspeaker. At the end of the tours the students received official Ambulance Service of Manchester stickers.
ASM Crew: Adam Fine and Michael Hoyt
From a thank you note sent via email on May 3, 2015:
I want to take a minute to commend the crew that did a transfer the evening of 4/17/15 from Hartford Hospital to Hospital for Special Care in New Britain.
The elderly patient was extremely apprehensive and had breathing difficulties. The crew came totally prepared and handled the patient with compassion and offered her a level of reassurance that made her more relaxed and less anxiety ridden. They even extended concern to the family as to whether they were familiar with the driving route to get to the new location.
Again, often these acts of professionalism and kindness go unrecognized. Just want to make sure the crew along with all emergency medical professionals know that they are appreciated.
(family member of patient from #15-29135)
HARTFORD — During March 2015, ASM Paramedic Adam Fine and his partner David Tedeschi responded to a medical call in Coventry with Coventry Volunteer Fire Association (CVFA) ambulance. The EKG was indicative of a STEMI and Adam wirelessly transmitted the 12-lead EKG to Saint Francis Hospital, activating their cardiac catherization lab from the field. (#15-17116)
“First Medical Contact to device under 90 minutes!!!”
– John Quinlavin, EMS Manager, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
SFH Cath Lab Patient Follow-Up Form
- 100% left posterior descending artery ballooned.
- Re-clotted, managed medically.
EMS Agency: ASM (Coventry)
First Medical Contact (FMC) (at pt side) Date/Time: 16:31
EMS 12 Lead Acquisition Time: 16:34 elapse: 00:03
EMS 12 Lead Transmit Rec’d Time (source: Lifenet): 16:42 elapse: 00:08
Arrival Time (SFHED): 17:06 elapse: 00:24
Cath Lab Arrival Time (SFH): 17:21 elapse: 00:15
Procedure Start Time: 17:42 elapse: 00:21
First Device Time: 17:57 elapse: 00:15
SFHED Door to First Device: 51 min
FMC to First Device: 86 min