ASM and Aetna Paramedics operate LifePak-15 cardiac monitors
(Content that follows is excerpted from an email from the Hartford Hospital cardiac team…)
STRONG team work.
Kudos continue – to the Cath Lab/ED/EMS team. This patient was brought by ASM who transmitted ECG and activated the team pre-hospitaly (STEMI). The patient was taken straight to the Cath Lab after a quick triage in the emergency department (without any STOP at the [critical care pod]). Continue reading →
An ASM ambulance, loaded with food, nearing the full mark.
MANCHESTER – When the dust settled on the friendly but competitive “Emergency of Hunger Food Drive,” Team Manchester won in the food count, Team Vernon won in cash, checks and gift cards and Team South Windsor won in turkeys.
Radar impact of Winter Storm Alfred, care of the Weather Channel
Among other services, The Reminder News profiled ASM’s local response during Winter Storm Alfred. The historical damage wrought by a rare October storm was acutely felt by Aetna and ASM as emergency and non-emergency volume soared. Both core locations, Manchester and Hartford, ran on generator power and redundant phone lines. Service was fully restored within several days. Read the article on Winter Storm Alfred and its impact here…
The plaque and medal for 2011 Team of the Year finalist were presented by Hartford Healthcare President Elliot Joseph and Hartford Hospital CEO Jeff Flaks at a ceremony at the hospital on November 8th.
HARTFORD – Efficient patient flow and throughput is critical to any hospital’s clinical and financial performance. Late discharge times prevent the timely transition of all Patients and the early identification of available beds, resulting in delays in appropriate Patient placement, increased length of stay, and the inefficient use of resources. To address inefficiencies and possible synergies, Hartford Hospital commissioned the Discharge Planning Action Group (DPAG). Continue reading →
(L to R): Wayne Wright and tennis legend Ivan Lendl
WEST HARTFORD – Hospital for Special Care (HSC) awarded the Ambulance Service of Manchester with its 2011 Corporate Award for Philanthropy in recognition of its generosity to the hospital’s diverse adaptive sports programs for athletes living with disabilities. The award was recently presented to Wayne Wright, President, Manchester Ambulance Service, at the Hospital for Special CareIvan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp Awards Luncheon at Saint Joseph College. Continue reading →